Save hardware input/output levels

I think things are getting mixed up here a bit.
dBFS is used in the digital domain, and does not have a real world value, while for instance dBu does.

So it heavily depends on the input settings how things will be scaled digitally.

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Thanks @jon and @Jan

I was researching this subject on the internet and it’s very confusing to me.
It looks like that do not exist just one standard but a few on this matter and depends on what each manufacturer is aiming for in terms of headroom.

I think the simple question is…

How setup the input and output levels (device settings menu) of the DUO (and other MOD devices) to get the best signal to noise ratio:

Audio inputs
Line level: ??dB to ??dB
Mic level: ??dB to ??dB
Instrument Level: ??dB to ??dB

Audio Outputs
Line level: ??dB to ??dB
Mic level: ??dB to ??dB
Instrument Level: ??dB to ??dB

With this ballpark information at hand users can infer how to manage their own equipments.
The Wiki info for the MOD DUO on this subject are confuse and outdated.

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I didn’t :smiley:
I was really busy with other stuff and didn’t do more than adding a hardware passive volume button downstream of my Mod Duo for quick adjustments. But I don’t play live and when I record, I’ve got all the time and options in the world to adjust my output volume.

For input, I just play with the controls.

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I would say that this differs a lot between setups. So there’s no “one answer”, it will always depend on the result of the MOD device connected with whatever is before and whatever is after it.
Sorry for not being that helpful :confused:

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