The Waves L2 Ultramaximizer provides powerful wide-band limiting along with dither and noise-shaping. I have not had any problems with any of the Waves Plugins to date. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. So Much Gear, So Little Time. Hey there! Lives for gear . The Waves L2 seems to also be slightly less forward in the 1kHz region than the Precision and the low end of the bass becomes a little more noticeable. At the end of the post you will also find a video where I demonstrate many of the plugins. Home. That is, don't use the L2 limiter on 20 tracks at once, and you'll be fine. Waves L2 hardware Vs Software - interesting! I own and enjoy the Massey L2007, but slightly prefer the Fab when I've used it. Share Quote. All This Thread Reviews Gear Database Gear for sale Latest Trending. So in alphabetical order, this is my review of the best Waves plugins. Like; Tweet +1; Submit; Average Score: 4.8 ( 4.8/5 based on 5 reviews ) If you have to use it for a lot of tracks, try and bus them to an auxiliary track. This is a helpful feature because the release time is a hugely important variable in the peak-limiting process and not an easy one to set manually. They all work really well as long as they are used within reason. Waves L2 is on sale right now for $99 (cheaper if I snag another plug or two). It's definitely in my price range. Thoughts? It does seem to add a little more crack to the snare than some of the other limiters, which can be useful, like … 1 Review written. All user reviews of 5/5 for the Waves L2 UltraMaximizer. Learn more. But there's a problem: I really like L2 and I feel like I haven't really found any limiter that is anything like it. I’ve included my review about each plugin plus some tips on using them. My Studio. The Forums. Liero wrote:I'd really, really like to get rid of all my Waves plugins - I hate the whole Waveshell system and bloat that comes with owning and using even one plugin. FabFilter is excellent. Disclosure for transparency: I’m affiliated with Waves and I get all of their plugins for free. L2 isn't clean, it isn't transparent, it isn't nice. 23rd October 2014 #2. zilla_studios. The L2 also offers “automatic release control,” which makes program-dependent decisions on setting the release time. Mick Guzauski was mixing Pharrell into his FabFilter Pro-L.