Author Topic: What's your listening volume  (Read 5022 times)

Offline Rockit

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2018, 10:25:48 AM »
A little bit less than my neighbours!
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Offline Audioholic

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2018, 11:14:18 AM »
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Offline grumpybear

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2018, 11:14:46 AM »
keuwlsoft SPL meter works for me

Online King_Julian_S

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2018, 11:30:07 AM »
I honestly can't believe that this topic is even being discussed. WTF does it matter what some SPL reading on some app shows. Music is supposed to be a simple pleasure. It can bring you joy, relax you, lift your mood, inspire you, remind you of specific memories (some good, some not so much).
For each person the volume level will be dictated by various factors including whether you are in a flat or a house, how close the neighbours are, whether you live alone or share your space, the quality of your setup and for some, the state of their hearing ability.

Why so grumpy .. itís 2018 ..
just donít measure yours ., no prob .. I want to measure mine and see what these guys mean when they say 90db etc
And we all understand what u saying so itís still  just interesting to see ( at least for me ..)
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Offline TimbaLand

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2018, 01:06:04 PM »
I honestly can't believe that this topic is even being discussed. WTF does it matter what some SPL reading on some app shows. Music is supposed to be a simple pleasure. It can bring you joy, relax you, lift your mood, inspire you, remind you of specific memories (some good, some not so much).
For each person the volume level will be dictated by various factors including whether you are in a flat or a house, how close the neighbours are, whether you live alone or share your space, the quality of your setup and for some, the state of their hearing ability.

I honestly canít believe that you are taking part in a topic that you donít think should be discussed. It look oks like it brings you joy, relaxes you to just be so grumpy for no reason. For each person the participation on any topic will be ducted by their mood, their preference and what they deem necessary to give attention to.

My advice to you is to switch off if itís of no int rest to you. Have a good day sir
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Offline Neil

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2018, 01:08:48 PM »
My wife tends to play stuff very loud - she is oblivious to it while she sits on the bed engrossed in her cell phone - while the garbage is blaring in the room.  Irritates the crap out of me.

I like movies loud - but not too loud to give me a headache.

The yamaha in front is anywhere in between -30 - 20db
the onkyo in the room is set to 70 - (max 100) volume on dstv about 70-90%
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Online King_Julian_S

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2018, 02:43:24 PM »
Neil you need to measure that and tell us


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Online King_Julian_S

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2018, 02:43:55 PM »
Someone mentioned some measuring tool but I canít find it on AppStore ...


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Offline stereosane

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2018, 03:18:53 PM »
Try Decibel X, it's free :)

Online King_Julian_S

What's your listening volume
« Reply #24 on: January 11, 2018, 03:28:19 PM »
Ok cool

so letís all measure using decibel  X and post results here ..
will have to be a few over various times and days etc .. then one can see your average etc ..
 
and letís add comments , like lights off , 2 glasses of whiskey later , or 10 non audiophile teenagers listening with me ..

Think it will start painting profiles on some of us  ? ...no wonder baseline got so nervous
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Offline bbe22

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #25 on: January 11, 2018, 03:37:17 PM »
app ........iOS

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Online King_Julian_S

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2018, 03:52:02 PM »
Aaah already did decibel X thingy ..

So this is what I get out of the box( decibel app and no fiddling with settings ) ...

Conditions :
No sound tv or anything playing anywhere . Just me alone sitting quietly with windows and doors open ..


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Offline Wolla

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Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2018, 04:04:53 PM »
Loud enough so that someone next to me stops chattering.  I hate it when people come around, ask to listen and then start talking as you start the music.  As if the 3 minute gap between tracks will cause their brains to forget everything they mean to say
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Offline stereosane

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #28 on: January 11, 2018, 04:35:17 PM »
Aaah already did decibel X thingy ..

So this is what I get out of the box( decibel app and no fiddling with settings ) ...

Conditions :
No sound tv or anything playing anywhere . Just me alone sitting quietly with windows and doors open ..




Shooo that's about the ambient volume of a house on a busy street  :giggle: I've got two kids so I need to start at around 65db to go above there noise..

Offline dragonmts

Re: What's your listening volume
« Reply #29 on: January 11, 2018, 04:50:59 PM »
Have to admit, it depends largely on how much I've imbibed!!  :dop:

If the grog is flowing, then the volume pot gets cranked  :groovy:
If music be the food of life, play on!