Copenhagen, Denmark (June 29, 2007)–Have you ever wondered why engineers measure audio levels? Or why they use the dB scale? Or what Leq and Dynamic Scales are?
The new booklet from DK-Technologies. The answer to these and many more audio metering questions can be found in Audio Levels and Readings, a new booklet from Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies, a company with more than 20 years experience in producing audio and video devices for the music recording, broadcast and post-production industries.
The booklet, written by independent audio consultant and AES member Eddy Bøgh Brixen, is supplied free of charge to everyone who purchases an audio meter from DK-Technologies. It is also available as a download from the DK-technologies website.
Karsten Hansen, CEO of DK-Technologies, says, “Good audio requires technological as well as musical skills. Customers who have purchased an audio meter from DK-Technologies have already invested in a high-quality product that offers a wealth of useful features. The aim of this booklet is to reinforce their purchase by providing useful information that will help develop their understanding of audio levels and readings. We know that our customers want to create perfect audio, and the combination of our products and our expertise can only help them move further towards this goal.”
Audio Levels and Readings offers engineers a basic insight into the world of audio levels and metering and covers many topics, from the basics such as what is an audio signal and how does one measure level, through to more complex issues such as Loudness, A-Weighting and how analog levels relate to digital scales.
The booklet is designed as a quick reference for those who want to brush up on their audio-metering knowledge. Engineers who want to take the subject further can do so by purchasing Eddy Bøgh Brixen’s Audio Metering book, which is also available via the DK-Technologies website.