What is the 0 dB in digital Audio?


Why is it zero if you hear something?

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dB is a logarithmic scale. Every time you add 10 dB, you make the sound ten times as loud. Every time you subtract 10 dB, you make the sound one tenth as loud. Zero dB is like multiplying the sound by 1: it’s just the original, unchanged sound, at it’s original volume.

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