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VU Meter

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VU Meter


General Description

VU meters have been a proven industry standard for decades, across multiple musical genres and platforms, assisting engineers to set proper recording levels and mix with adequate headroom and a well-balanced gain structure. With unparalleled smoothness and perfect ballistic response that equals the best hardware VU meters.


The Waves VU Meter plugin will help you maintain proper gain staging for a clear and spacious mix. Load the Waves VU Meter on any or all tracks while recording to make sure your recording levels are not too hot, or insert it on your master buss and pin it to your screen for a precise visual reference of your mix's overall levels.

Studio Role

Studio Tracking VU Meters

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Loudness Plugin

VU Meter




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