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Categories: Effects

Limiter (noun)

Type: noun, effect

Pronunciation: /lim-it-err/

What does Limiter mean?

An effect that acts as a compressor at a ratio of ∞:1, no audio can pass the threshold.

Limiter is an audio effect that compresses at a ratio of ∞:1, no audio can pass the threshold. The threshold is typically set to 0dB allowing no audio to clip and allowing maximum loudness when gain is added. Some limiters are also called maximisers.

Limiter synonyms: Maximisers

Example sentence: “I’m going to put a limiter on this mix.”

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