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Subject: Re: [Nature Recordists] sanken cuw-180 recording
From: Dan Dugan <>
> many manufactureres give the A-Weighting figure which
> is rubbish. Sorry to be blunt, but A-weighting is for medium to loud
> sounds and even then is not accurate to what we hear.

I don't know where you got that idea; A-weighting is an approximation of th=
ear's response to low-level sounds, and as such is very useful. It has beco=
common to use it for medium and high-level sounds, and that mis-use might m=
the use of the term "rubbish."


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