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Measuring noise levels [message #89400] Tue, 18 December 2018 03:23 Go to next message
lilbill is currently offline  lilbill
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We all risk exposure to harmful noises which could have an effect on the sensitive structure of the inner ear. I use the Decibel X app to measure the intensity of sound but then how accurate can the free apps be?
Re: Measuring noise levels [message #89413 is a reply to message #89400] Thu, 20 December 2018 13:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Trilling Me Softly is currently offline  Trilling Me Softly
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I haven't tried the app you mentioned. I use the free app that was created by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It seems accurate to me. https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2017/01/17/slm-app/
Re: Measuring noise levels [message #89558 is a reply to message #89400] Fri, 11 January 2019 13:47 Go to previous message
mamoss is currently offline  mamoss
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I think that we often get exposed to dangerous noise levels, without even realizing it. I would easily go for the NIOSH Sound Level Meter app that meets certain testing criteria. It is equally important to settle on accurate app.
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