Hey, EMACS: First parameter, NAME, should be all caps Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1)
NAMEmeterbridge - meterbridge for Jack Audio Connection Kit
SYNOPSISmeterbridge [options] portname [portname] ...
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the meterbridge program.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
meterbridge shows the signal values of the audio signals that flow through JACK ports. The possible representations include the classical VU meter, as well as PPM meter, Digital Peak meter and others. See the OPTIONS section for more information.
OPTIONSA summary of options is included below.
- -r rev-level
- Use rev-level as the reverence level for 0db on the meter.
- -c columns
- number of columns that are used for displaying several meters.
- -n jackname
- Use jackname as identifier with the JACK system.
- -t type
Use the one of the following meter types:
'vu' - classic moving needle VU meter
'ppm' - PPM meter
'dpm' - Digital peak meter
'jf' - 'Jellyfish' phase meter
'sco' - Oscilloscope meter
meterbridge -t vu alsa_pcm:capture_1 alsa_pcm:capture_2
if you want to see what your JACK system is outputting you can use:
meterbridge -t ppm alsa_pcm:playback_1 alsa_pcm:playback_2
if you want to start a bridge with unconnected 4 meters:
meterbridge -t ppm x x x x
(or any other invalid port names)