How does a sound meter read sound waves?

Answer Sound is something we are exposed to on a daily basis without even thinking much about it---unless the sounds are too loud or too soft. There are ways to measure sound, and this can be achieved wit... Read More »

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How to Read a Realistic Sound Level Meter?

The Realistic (now RadioShack) digital sound level meter is a good way to ensure that you are getting the optimal sound out of your stereo or home theater system. The sound meter, along with a rec... Read More »

A vacuum cleaner produces sound with a measured sound level of 64.0 dB. What is the pressure amplitude of the sound mPa?

Sound level Lp = 64 dBSPL equals what sound pressure p (rms)?The sound pressure is: 0.0317 pascals (Pa) = 31.7 millipascals (mPa)The reference sound pressure is: p0 = 20 μPa = 2 · 10-5 Pa (0 dB)T... Read More »

I want to buy a surround sound sytem, I would prefer to buy a sound bar how good are they at projecting sound?

Soundbars try to fire rear sounds out at a wide angle so you get a reflection from the sides.How centered is your television in the middle of your wall?Do you have symmetrical side walls for the so... Read More »

What are the uses of ultrasonic sound waves?

AnswerHere are a few:Ultrasonic cleaningUltrasonic motion detectionUltrasonic weldingUltrasonic sonographyUltrasonic communicationUltrasonic destructionHeart exams Pre-natal investigation