Originally Posted by pEAkeR_hAT

Hey I don't really understand, is there a chance something can fuck up even if the mixer is not redlining?

I usually just use the trim/gain so that with the channel fader at max during the loudest part of the song, it will just faintly light up the light above 0DB.

Is this stupid ?

Nah that's on point mate.
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