[LAU] -3.0 dB

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Subject: [LAU] -3.0 dB
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 1:17 am

I have read that it is good practice to aim for a maximum level of -3.0 dB when mixing, mastering, normalizing etc. in the digital domain.
Why is this so? And are there situations when one might aim for 0 dB?
TIA
Norv

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[LAU] -3.0 dB, Norval Watson, (Tue Sep 22, 1:17 am)
Re: [LAU] -3.0 dB, carmen, (Tue Sep 22, 1:20 am)
Re: [LAU] -3.0 dB, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Sep 22, 10:22 am)
Re: [LAU] -3.0 dB, Norval Watson, (Tue Sep 22, 11:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] -3.0 dB, Ray Rashif, (Tue Sep 22, 10:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] -3.0 dB, Norval Watson, (Tue Sep 22, 2:05 am)
Re: [LAU] -3.0 dB, Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Tue Sep 22, 8:52 am)