(term) Headroom

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  1. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff

    Mar 20, 2000
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    The difference expressed in dB between the nominal operating level of a device, and the maximum level that can pass through the device without being distorted.


    The distance (in decibels) between the nominal level of a piece of audio equipment ("0" on the meter) and the clipping level, at which point it distorts.

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