Ask Video AudioPedia 101 Sound Waves and Hearing

Ask Video AudioPedia 101 Sound Waves and Hearing

The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is a comprehensive dictionary of audio terminology. It's an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This first installment is about Sound Waves and Hearing.

AudioPedia - noun | Au·di·o·Pe·di·a | [aw-dee-oh-pee-dee-uh] An animated, short format video informational resource explaining in plain English all aspects of audio: acoustics, mixing, mastering, recording, digital audio terms, microphones, recording, and more.

Created by our audio expert Joe Albano, AudioPedia is the ultimate audio reference tool. Here are the topics covered and defined in the first installment of this authoritative series:

Sound Waves and Hearing

Sound Wave
Compression & Rarefaction
Waveform | Waveform Graph
Properties of Sound
Amplitude | Loudness
Decibel | dB
Gain | Unity Gain
dB Level - dBspl, dBu, dBm
Average Level | Peak Level
Frequency | Pitch
Hertz/kiloHertz | Frequency Response
Waveshape | Timbre
Harmonics | Overtones
Analog (Sound)
Distortion | Clipping | Analog Warmth
Human Hearing & Limits
Threshold of Perception | Threshold of Pain
Tinnitus | Hearing Protection

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