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phon

(fōn),
A unit of loudness of sound.

phon

(fŏn)
n.
A unit of apparent loudness, equal in number to the intensity in decibels of a 1,000-hertz tone perceived to be as loud as the sound being measured.

phon

(fōn)
A unit of loudness of sound.

phon

(fon) [Gr. phönē, voice, sound]
A unit of measure of perceived loudness.
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Although the overall trend was for error rates to decrease under increasing loudness levels, some pharmacists were able to maintain perfect accuracy across a broad range of equivalent sound levels [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 1 AND 2 OMITTED], supporting research by Gawron (1982) but contradicting evidence that loud sounds have a masking effect.
The course of the loudness levels during a user defined period of time can be shown in a loudness history graph which can be exported to pdf or csv files.
During the real-time encoding process, before audio compression, all relevant audio loudness levels (up to eight stereo pairs) are measured and driven by the Emsytech Hummingbird loudness meters.
The compact PAM PiCo Five, complete with revolutionary StarFish surround sound display, allows for real time logging of all relevant loudness parameters, including high and low loudness levels, peak-level and corresponding peak channel, as well as integrated loudness.
The WinOGCP gives users flexibility by utilising Cobalt's optional +LM software to monitor and control loudness levels and dialnorm from anywhere via a LAN/WAN connection.