ACX RMS level

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Re: ACX RMS level

Post by kozikowski » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:10 pm

It's one of the engineering terms generated by what real-world thing closely resembles what we're doing. Video noise is called "grass," Loud sound distortion is called "clipping" from what the blue waves look like.

If you run Effect > Equalizer and tell it to do nothing, it will have a flat, straight, blue/green horizontal line starting on the left at 0dB. No curve.
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If you need the tool to do some work, to boost some musical tones and suppress others, then that blue/green line won't be flat any more. It will have a curve or bend to it.
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Different curves will have different affects. That gives us the engineering shortcut: "I'm running the equalizer tool now, which curve should I use?"

Low Rolloff for Speech is a custom curve designed for voice work. It started out life with everybody designing their own curve. Steve designed this one with my historical notes to do the most good and still cause the least sound quality damage. It became a standard tool in Audacity 2.1.3.

Read the notes on this page.

http://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic ... 33#p328633

I go on forever what it does and why you need it.

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Re: ACX RMS level

Post by snazy » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:50 pm

Dear koz,

wow thank you very much for taking the time to explain that to me :) You are a very kind and helpful person !
i'll check out the site and hopefully learn how to do that rollof thing, thx again !

kind regards,

snazy

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Re: ACX RMS level

Post by kozikowski » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:03 am

Running Low Rolloff before all the other tools can make your technical process a lot easier.

If you already have published work, what or where is it?

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Re: ACX RMS level

Post by snazy » Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:48 am

kozikowski wrote:Running Low Rolloff before all the other tools can make your technical process a lot easier.

If you already have published work, what or where is it?

Koz
Dear Koz,

it's on Audible (a Diet book for women) and I am currently working on another one.

kind regards,

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Re: ACX RMS level

Post by kozikowski » Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:53 am

it's on Audible (a Diet book for women)
How would I find this work?

The forum frowns on independent promotion—unless a forum elf invites you.

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Re: ACX RMS level

Post by snazy » Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:20 pm

Dear Koz,

it's not my book so i would have to ask the person that gave me the task what she named it etc. and btw. it is in German :D

kind regards,

snazy

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