Recording low volume issue

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    Ben
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    Hello

    I do have Qu 32 and i have issue every time i record using the Qu-Drive or USB B i got low volume on the foootage

    any idea what i can do

    Thank You

    #67377
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    TedsLtg
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    I do have Qu 32 and i have issue every time i record using the Qu-Drive or USB B i got low volume on the foootage

    Turn up the volume on each of the input sliders and turn down the master LR & mix sliders to compensate for overall volume levels.

    #67378
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    TedsLtg
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    You want the input sliders to be close to parity (ie. 0 ).

    #67379
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    I too was concerned about this at first, but others on this forum explained it and not to worry. First make sure your input channel gains are set so the meters are peaking above 0db. 0db on the meters, I believe, is actually -18db to allow for headroom. If you’re going to use the files in a DAW, you could preprocess them first, boosting their levels using a program such as Audacity. The 24bit 48k recordings seem to give a lot of leeway to do this.

    #67566
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    In the IO set up menu route the USB recording to come from a matrix mix with that matrix mix being fed from
    left right pre output. That way you can control the the recording level via the matrix mix level control as well
    as being able to insert compression and eq on the recording if needed.

    That’s my default set up for making a board mix recording.

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