Often, you will see the line "when turning on three channels, the total output volume increases." There is science in them thar words! The first thing you must understand is how sound volumes are added. Two sound sources at 96 dB and 104 dB do not equal 200 dB. That's pretty obvious; ... Read More
How sound works
Sound is what you hear. I hope you aren't satisfied with that answer. A sound engineer needs to understand not only what they hear, but what happens with sound. Sound comes from vibration. Think of hitting a drum cymbol. These vibrations cause fluctuations in the air pressure called sound waves. ... Read More
Is there a difference between volume and decibel level?
"Is there a difference between volume and decibel level?"Volume is not a well-defined measure of sound. Decibel is defined...as a ratio.If you have two audio signals, and one is a ten times stronger than the other, you can say it is 10dB stronger. If it is 100x stronger it is 20dB, ... Read More