The New Loud. © by Brainworx Music & Media GmbH Turn up the Master XL knob and/or the individual XL knobs in the channel to saturate your mix From a certain level on we at BX feel that too much loudness is a true limitation for. When Brainworx brought out its mastering limiter, the bx_XL, it impressed a lot of people, including us. The XL saturation process and the peak.

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Brainworx bx_limiter review | MusicRadar

Very useful, particularly on pianos and drums where you want to let the individual sides ‘breathe’ a bit. Manuals Manual English, 4. Let’s look at some of the limiter controls, starting with the row of knobs at the top. These brainwrox can also be blended with the mix control to add some colour and punch.

Log in or create an account to access downloads. Release and Output Dim are pretty self explanatory as is the Mix function. Best used on master trak for final mix.

Brainworx bx_XL V2

A simple peak stop limiter on a troublesome bus or individual track will save the day, and that is exactly what you get here. So far this is my favorite mastering limiter I have used.

Having the ability to seperate bands and ‘share the load’ really is the draw card for this unit… Read More. It is the possibility to work with the stereo-image that makes a huge difference. Pros Transparent peak stop limiter. First up is the Chan nel Link.

As a front-end to a more coloured compressor it gives you more control over your compression characteristics, and as a creative tool you can get some pretty extreme effects when you push it. This is the new goto limiter for me. After a few tutorials and videos I figured how to maximize this plug in.


Brainworx bx_XL V2 – Plugin Alliance

This very plugin started it all. Moves from subtle enhancement to extreme manipulations with ease.

Very brainwrx transparent limiter. View All Customer Reviews. Slightly confusing when I first used it. If peaks coincide, then resultant master level is further compromised and can cause other issues. That said, you can crank it up for some pretty dirty sounding results, particularly when you dial-in some extreme limiting.

System Requirements Display resolution: I have uset quite a few over the years, but this one braibworx just better! Madden NFL This is what brought it all together for me.

All-access artist interviews, in-depth gear reviews, essential production tutorials and much more. Saturation process that increases perceived loudness levels.

So, yet another great Brainworx tool, and at a good price too.


On stereo sources this controls how linked the limiting is. The Crossover Frequency slider determines the highest frequency affected by the mid low section. Our Verdict An excellent low-latency plug-in limiter that does far more than its name implies.

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The reason for an output dim is just that should you be hitting 0dB, but then want to EQ after brainwor, you can pull back the overall level to give the EQ some headroom. No more limiting the full bandwidth… I now can control the two bands over… Read More.

With its ability to increase perceived loudness, it gives you lots of options in how to pull extra levels out of your mixes without compromising the sound. This is extremely useful for mixes that require powerful bottom end such as dance, rap, techno and rock.


Perversely, it has the habit of adding clarity to grainworx high-end of sources and can be quite a ‘sound saver’ in certain situations.

I was looking for a limiter for my mastering chain and I found that and more with the XL V2. A Master… Read More. Often these peaks can be very large, so the resultant overall volume loss is big. Use it to separate the kick drum so you can limit it differently from the rest of your mid signal. Installation Manager Installation Manager v1.

The idea of saturation in a limiter may seem a little odd, but the XL circuit has a very clever algorithm that subtly does a lot to help perceived loudness. As a peak stop limiter it sounds great because it has no sound – it just knocks off the peaks as you want them.

I am completely surprised how much volume I am able to get without crushing the dynamics out of my mixes. Try it and… Read More. After spending a considerable amount of time with this limiter I brxinworx to say that it’s grown on me. If you’re using master compression on your final brainwworx buss those peaks can pull at the compressor and cause some nasty pumping moments, so you have nx use less overall compression than you want for the sound you are chasing.

This is what brought it all together for me. When using multiple busses for different instrument groups which then sum to a master bus, it’s easy to get peaks on individual busses that force you to pull back bs overall level to prevent overloads.