What is dynamic range in audio?

    1. Dynamic range refers to the ratio of the loudest and quietest sound produced by a speaker/audio device.
    2. Measured in decibels (dB), the ideal dynamic range is 90dB which is commensurate to that of the human ear.
    3. Humans, for instance, can hear the lowest of sounds such as a whisper (approximately 30 dB), and loud sounds like jet engines that go up to 120 dB.
    4. The ratio/difference between the two extremes is 90 dB, which is the designated dynamic range for most audio devices.



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