What is LKFS?

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I believe it’s important to think these days in terms of Loudness Units (“LU”). Having said this, LKFS stands for Loudness, K-weighted, correlated to Full Scale (“LKFS”) and is a loudness measurement with the objective to standardize audio signal levels for broadcast TV and video. Loudness units correlated to Full Scale (or LUFS) is a […]

Understanding DC offset

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 What is DC off set? In A Nutshell A DC (direct or continuous current) offset is often good for changing the baseline of an audio file (e.g. wav) in order to compensate for electrical mismatches between your audio card and the input device, and thus obtaining a louder amplitude after normalization. If DC off set exists, […]

Understanding Mastering

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Written by Edward Vinatea The first mastering engineers were people in charge of cutting a flat transfer of the sound recording from reel tape to a disc, and thus, it was the advent of the tape recording technology what allowed for the first time these audio technicians or “mastering engineers” to modify, edit and sequence […]