[LAU] Calculating absolute played(!) volume

Jeanette C. julien at mail.upb.de
Fri Oct 16 18:26:49 CEST 2020

Oct 16 2020, Fons Adriaensen has written:

> On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 08:54:57PM +0200, Jeanette C. wrote:
>> I have a Delta 1010. Inside alsamixer the volume for the DACs is set in dB.
>> Is there a straight relationship between these settings and a connected
>> output device? My pair of headphones, IIRC, have a resistence of 60 Ohm.
> As far as konw, the Delta 1010 doesn't have any outputs compatible
> with a 60 Ohm load... Do you use a headphone amp ?
Ah, I hadn't considered yet. Normally I connect my headphones to my
monitors' headphones out. Something else to ponder. That might have been
quite a surprise. :)

So, the whole thing needs reconsideration. Perhaps a different approach

Best wishes,

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