Tag Archive for: Decibel dB

Loudspeaker Power Ratings – Why all the Fuss About Power?

By Pat Brown

Loudspeaker power ratings is a confusing topic in the audio industry. In this article, Pat brings some clarity.

It is generally accepted that a large loudspeaker power rating is a sign of quality and something to be … Read more

How Loud is a Shuttle Launch?

By Pat Brown

How Loud is a Shuttle Launch? Pat Brown decided to record the space shuttle launch. He documented his findings in this article.

Our recent trip to Orlando for the NSCA show afforded us the opportunity to observe … Read more

Meaningful Metering for an Audio Waveform

By Pat Brown

There are at least three significant parameters that can be monitored for audio waveform – Peak, RMS and average. Pat explains each of them.

It is beneficial for the sound system operator to have some visual feedback … Read more

Measurement Mics – How Close Are They?

By Pat Brown

Pat Brown did some tests and compared some popular measurement mics and posted the data. Is the expensive mic worth it?  This article will help you decide.

Recent discussions within the SynAudCon email group raised some questions … Read more

Loudspeaker Toaster – An Abbreviated Loudspeaker Power Test

By Pat Brown

Pat Brown presents an abbreviated loudspeaker power test that you can do at home. It includes the necessary details, including the equipment setup.

The 2005 Newsletters included a number of articles related to loudspeaker power ratings and … Read more