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RE: speaker listening levels.

Recently added the excerpt below to another thread concerning the damping of the Kenwood KD500, but thought it might also be relevant here as it concerns db levels. I was listening to a pair of Klipsch Heresys series I speaks sitting on top of a pair of 12"subs at the time these measurements were taken.

Recently listening to the Doors, decided to take a couple of db readings to illustrate just how effective the damping is. No readings from "the before" improvements, but suffice it to say the 12:00 position on the volume knob could be quite problematic.

Now, there's actually no position on the volume control that results in acoustic feedback issues. I've taken readings on other occasions listening to heavier rock with higher results but this should suffice to make the point.

With peaks of 112db, and an average of 105db it's quite loud, but the improved Rock sails through without a hiccup.


Edits: 06/18/17 06/18/17

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