The L3 Multimaximizer revolutionized the world of mastering. Few plug-ins have garnered as widespread use as Waves’ L1 and L2. Waves L2 Ultramaximizer Forum. Also available is L3-LL Ultramaximizer, a special edition of the L3-LL Multimaximizer which delivers the same sound as the L3-LL Multimaximizer using an intuitive, streamlined interface.. Personally, I've had really good luck with the L3 Ultramaximizer NOT the L3 Multimaximizer which is the multiband deal. Waves L2 vs. L3 -- L3 sounds so much better! Because it is, by design, a multibanded limiter, I believe that you need the flexibility to assign the x-over points and the thresholds and limits per band. Features: 5-band crossover with phase-compensated filters. By allowing producers and engineers to shape their final mixes with unprecedented precision. The Waves L3LL MultiMaximizer The L3LL Multimaximizer is a Low Latency 5-band auto-summing peak limiter. I have the Sonnox and several others but the Waves L3 Maximizer is what I prefer most often. L3-LL Multimaximizer is a multiband peak limiter that lets you maximize your mix, track by track, instrument by instrument. Otherwise, the L3 either works really well, kind of The Waves L3 takes those plug-ins to the next performance level. The 24-bit L3 comprises two different stereo plug-ins — the L3 Ultramaximizer and L3 Multimaximizer — that both have a different interface (one basic and the other more advanced) to control the same algorithm. ... only fully realized when used in MultiMaximizer mode.