Monitoring levels


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Monitoring levels

Finally, let's just take a minute to talk a little bit about different listening levels. What's so great about near-field monitors is that you can listen to your work at a fairly reasonable level without it being so loud that it's damaging or so quiet that you have to strain to hear it, and that's what a reasonable level is. I can't give you a magic volume to set everything to. You have to find the one that feels comfortable or you feel like you're hearing everything you want to hear. If you listen to stuff that's too loud for too long, your ears actually get tired, and then they aren't sensitive, it's called hearing fatigue. Your ears actually they get tired more or less, and they don't hear as accurately.

Your speakers can go on forever, but your body actually gets tired and starts to change the way it responds. So, try to find what feels like a reasonable level and a level that you can work at. Now, good speakers actually reduce listening fatigue quite a...

Monitoring levels
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