[linux-audio-dev] ALSA features.

Jussi Laako jussi.laako at pp.inet.fi
Sat Sep 3 13:20:36 EDT 2005


On Sat, 2005-09-03 at 12:35 +0100, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> Currently, alsamixer uses a 0-100% readout, and on some sound cards 100% 
> is the 0dB level, and on others the 0dB level is around 80%.

Percent as volume scale is not very intuitive and is actually pretty
annoying. IMO, all volume adjustments should be in dB (or dBu or some
other commonly used unit). Thus you would know what the adjustment
really is, no matter what the current hardware supports.


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Jussi Laako <jussi.laako at pp.inet.fi>



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