Picture of the Dannysound VU Meters module. It has a 8 HP anodized grey metal panel with blue print. It features 2 round analogue VU meters one above the other in the middle of the panel. Above and below each meter are an external input socket, 3 position toggle switch for selecting VU meter input and 3 position toggle switch for meter sensitivity. The switches at the top are for left / channel 1 and have white switch caps, the switches at the bottom are for right / channel 2 and have red switch caps.

The Dannysound VU Meters is designed to be used with 2 x Dynamics modules. The modules connect internally via 2x3 pin ribbon cables. The meters provide a visual representation of various signals within the Dynamics modules making settings easier.

Controls For Each Channel:

3 position toggle switch:

1.     C/E OUT – Monitor compressor/expander output.

2.     INPUT – Monitor Dynamics input level or external input if it’s used.

3.      C/E AMT – Monitor Dynamics compression/expansion amount.

3 position toggle switch:

1.      HI SENS – High sensitivity setting, best for monitoring the C/E OUT signal of percussive sounds and drums etc.

2.      OFF – If you want to turn meters off. Note that this stops the needles moving but the backlights will stay on.

3.      LO SENS – Low sensitivity setting, best for monitoring the C/E AMT signal or anything that overloads the HI SENS setting.


· External input sockets for monitoring external sources.

· Switch to select high or low meter sensitivity or off if the clicking needles get annoying!

· Monitoring of the compression/expansion amount.

· Monitoring of the unprocessed input level.

· Monitoring of the compressor/expander output level.

8 HP

+12 = 0.03mA

-12 = 83mA

+5V = 3mA

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