Academy Dashboard Forum Production Mixing Master Bus - Limiter or comp first? Reply To: Master Bus - Limiter or comp first?

Andrew Mckenzie

    Yep I would agree with the other comments in that the limiter should be the last thing in the chain except for your loudness meter. I can't really see a point in compressing an already limited signal?

    Personally I use the virtual SSL master bus compressor lightly on the track and then into a mastering grade compressor before hitting the limiter, that way I can experiment with hitting the limiter at different incoming levels.