What is Dynamic Range Control in Audio Systems?

    1. Dynamic range control is an audio processing technology that amplifies low/quiet sound and lowers loud sound.
    2. This is ideal in listening to various productions because it can give background audio prominence as the main action/audio continues.
    3. Also known as dynamic range compression or audio compression, this technology works based on a certain threshold.
    4. A lower/quiet sound is increased below a given threshold. The louder sound above that threshold remains constant.
    5. This is known as upward compression.
    6. For downward compression, the volume of loud sounds above a certain threshold is reduced. Quiet sounds below that threshold remain constant.
    7. Dynamic range control essentially keeps audio volume levels stable without jerking or startling sounds.

 

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