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

Lennart Poettering mznyfn at 0pointer.de
Mon Apr 14 18:40:37 CEST 2008

On Sat, 12.04.08 19:14, James Courtier-Dutton (James at superbug.co.uk) wrote:

> That sounds reasonable for now. Professional sound card users will maybe 
> just have to remember to mute the master control before connecting their 
> speakers.
> I don't understand why your sound card is OK at -40dB but too loud at 
> -41dB. It does not make any sense. There must be a bug there, because 
> -41dB should be quieter than -40dB.

Sorry, this is not what I wanted to say. All I wanted to say is that
-40dB and 41db are both fine. But higher values become rapidly very,
very loud. 


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