[LAD] [ANN] jack_capture V0.9.10 and Snd-ls V0.9.8.16

Jonathan Woithe jwoithe at physics.adelaide.edu.au
Tue Apr 8 00:39:16 UTC 2008


> >> Do you need an option to select a different
> >> meter type than "vu" when starting meterbridge?
> >
> > It would probably be nice.  The VUs look good but they take up a fair amount
> > of real estate and trying to monitor 8 at once can be a bit tricky.  In
> > addition, one can miss clipping with a VU (although this can be addressed to
> > a point with the addition of a clip indicator).  I normally use "dpm" for my
> > purposes.  However, everyone has their own preferences and different
> > situations call for different metering, so an option to select this is
> > probably the way to go.
> :
> >> I wasn't sure whether I should show a dB meter, or just show the linear
> >> float 0.0-1.0 value. Since I'm more used to pure float, and that it was
> >> straight forward to implement, I chose the latter, but maybe someone
> >> really would prefer a dB meter instead?
> >
> > Personally I'd prefer a dB value since that's what I'm used to dealing with.
> > Again, having an option to select between linear float and dB would keep
> > everyone happy.
> Yeah, it makes sense. I stole some code from meterbridge to convert from
> linear to dB, and have just uploaded jack_capture V0.9.12, which also contains
> an option to change meterbridge meter type.

Sounds good.  Thanks for this - it should make some worthwhile features even
more useful.  I've just grabbed 0.9.12 and will give it a go as soon as I


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