[alsa-devel] What does 0dB refer to? (Logitech USB Speakers)

Lennart Poettering mznyfn at 0pointer.de
Sat Apr 12 15:16:30 CEST 2008

On Sat, 12.04.08 13:01, John Rigg (aldev at sound-man.co.uk) wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 12:15:18PM +0100, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> > 
> > Finally, does anyone else think -40dB for the Master, and 0dB for all 
> > other controls is too loud for the default or not?
> On my system, anything other than minimum gain and muted across the
> board is too loud. There has to be a clear distinction between
> pro/semi-pro vs. consumer hardware. If a desktop computer doesn't give
> sound by default it's inconvenient. If a recording engineer blows up
> a 20000 euro pair of speakers because he expected things to start muted,
> it's more than inconvenient.

Hmm, I guess it's better not to run Fedora on pro hardware, then. ;-)


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