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Volume, or amplitude, is the loudness of a sound. Amplitude is measured in decibels (dB), which we'll learn about further below. The larger the amplitude is, the louder the sound will be. The smaller the amplitude, the quieter the sound. A jet taking off will have a decibel level of 140-160dB, while a normal conversation is 60dB in amplitude.This is how this looks in a waveform: The human ear can cope with …
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Every good Live Audio Engineer needs to know a bit of the science behind what all their fancy equipment is actually doing. The first thing we need to understand is frequency. Understanding frequency means that you will be able to equalise, or EQ a mix, and identify and reduce any unwanted sounds from your mix. So let's start at the beginning. The primary school physics beginning... So what is sound? If you've had the privilege of …