k system

  1. jarjarbinks

    K-System calibration

    Hi Folks. Why is the K system calibrated at 83dB? It feels too high a level to work for hours on end. I went to a professional mixing room today and calibrated the monitors to 83dB according to the Ksystem guidelines: 1. Setup a pink noise generator at -12dB (-12dB, -14dB or -20dB, depending...
  2. R

    K System/K Metering

    Hi, I've been doing some reading on the K System and was curious to know if this system has become industry standard yet (or will in the future?). I really like the concept. I've noticed a few mastering plugins out there are offering K-metering (K12, K14 and K20) features as an alternative to...
  3. Cucco

    Disillusioned -- piss-poor masters

    Okay, so I haven't really bought too many commercially released pop/rock CDs lately, much less listened to them in a real environment other than my car. So, in an attempt to familiarize myself with a few of the newer artists or some returning favorites, I bought the two following discs this...
  4. Michael Fossenkemper

    Monitoring levels...

    I've been changing my monitoring levels lately and I'm really liking the results. I'm just wondering what others are monitoring at. My trend in the last year has been lowering my level. I don't have a set level per say, it mostly depends on the type of music but in general it's hovering around...
  5. A

    K-Stereo - has anyone tried this unit?

    K-Stereo - has anyone tried this unit? The unit is designed after Bob Katz ideas... looks like he had Z-systems to make the unit.