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

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Sat Apr 12 21:37:26 CEST 2008

On 12-04-08 21:26, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:

> Another alternative could be to leave everything at 0dB except the master.
> For the master we could select say minimum dB + 12.
> So, if the Master ranged from -70 to 0 dB, we would set Master to -70 + 
> 12 = -58dB.
> Would that suit everyone better.

On the aforementioned cs4236 which has a master -94.5 to +12 dB, 0dB 
actually is the sane default (and the value I keep it at). It is an idea to 
also init master to 0 dB iff master isn't just attenuation?


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