How Loud Is Too Loud; Understanding dB [Infographic]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on April 11th, 2011

How loud is too loud? Check out this infographic to take a look at some of the loudest sounds on earth–KISS concerts included–and their effect on your hearing.

The above infographic, courtesy of SonicElectronix, outlines what dB levels lead to hearing loss, what some of the loudest sounds on earth are, and the signs of hearing loss. Want to read more about dB levels and see examples of things at the loud and soft end of the scale? Check out this chart of sound pressure levels courtesy of Wikipedia.

How Loud Is Too Loud [via Daily Infographic]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/11/11
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