Convertor display discrepancy -- Apogee to Lynx

Discussion in 'Converters / Interfaces' started by StevenGurg, Dec 6, 2004.

  1. StevenGurg

    StevenGurg Guest

    I run my analog signal into an Apogee PSX-100SE, which then carries the signal into a Lynx AES16 card in my DAW. The Apogee shows the level at around -2 to 6dB, but the Lynx software mixer shows the signal at +12 to +16dB, and my recording application (Sound Forge) shows a level comprable to the Apogee (around -2 to -6dB). I cannot understand why they would show different signal levels... anyone have any thoughts about this?
    Thank you.
    steve g
  2. Could be scales. Somethings use DB somethings use DBFS. As long as the beginning result and end are the same you are fine though
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