Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

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nigel2712
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Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

Post by nigel2712 » Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:31 pm

Does anyone know why when I drop the stock reverb on a track that it significantly reduces the volume level? Am I doing something wrong or is this normal?

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Re: Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

Post by yur2die4 » Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:51 pm

Wet Dry (mix) control? I can see that lowering the level since it fades between reverb and original output.

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Re: Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

Post by nigel2712 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:03 pm

Thanks. That does help and with a little increase in gain it seems to work out fine.

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Re: Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

Post by Mark Williams » Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:13 pm

Just stick a Utility on that track too ;)
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Re: Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

Post by jlgrimes » Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:44 pm

nigel2712 wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:31 pm
Does anyone know why when I drop the stock reverb on a track that it significantly reduces the volume level? Am I doing something wrong or is this normal?
I find by using Return tracks for Reverbs helps with this.

This is pretty much effects in general though.

Pretty much every effect will have some type of effect on volume (sometimes perceived or, actually affect it). Reverbs often puts stuff in the background perceptually.

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Re: Ableton Stock Reverb Reduces Volume Level

Post by svankov » Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:00 am

Use the reverb as a send instead of an insert effect, and set wet/dry to 100% wet.

When used as an insert, there will always be some attenuation due to the wet/dry mix, which acts as an internal cross fade between the two signals.

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