Recorded Mixes from Traktor Pro are really quiet
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    Default Recorded Mixes from Traktor Pro are really quiet

    Hi,
    I record my mixes at -4db gain otherwise it goes into the red, but then the mix is too quiet and when I upload it to soundcloud people have to turn their speakers up to hear it.
    How do I solve this problem?

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    You need to be sure your Master Volume is high enough and that the Record Volume is low enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarasin View Post
    You need to be sure your Master Volume is high enough and that the Record Volume is low enough.

    I don't understand... My master volume is -6db to avoid clipping, and my recording volume is -4db, so are you saying my recording volume should be 6db to level it out?

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    I set my recording volume to the max with no clipping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by photojojo View Post
    I set my recording volume to the max with no clipping.
    But it goes into the red doesn't it...

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    That's what I mean by no clipping. I set it and monitor it during recording to make sure it doesn't go into the red.
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    I normalize it after using peak pro but you could use audacity, it's free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxOne View Post
    I normalize it after using peak pro but you could use audacity, it's free.

    http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
    What do you set your recording volume at?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxOne View Post
    I normalize it after
    this. in audacity, you do that by going to Effects --> Normalize

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    I set my Master to -3.

    Then the recording volume -1.

    No problem at all.

    I up the level a bit in Ableton when producing my radio show using my and guest mixes.

    Rather come in cold than too hot.

    You can always up the volume. You can't undo distortion\clipping.
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