TITLE

BLOG PAGE. For Whom the Decibel Tolls: The dBA vs dB SPL War

AUTHOR(S)
Chasin, Marshall
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Hearing Review;Jan2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that the new measure of sound declared by the government. According to blog post of MarshalL Chasin, an audiologist introducing a new acronym dBA is not happy moment for them. He also states that switching from the dB SPL scale to the dBA scale can provide a primary estimate of the spectral shape. The suggestion of ignoring the difference between dBA and dB SPL is accepted while listening the music is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
84761392

 

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