Audio Lingo: “Noise Floor”

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“noise floor” — the volume or, more technically, the amplitude of “the sum of all noise sources and other unwanted signals within a system. This could be the ambient acoustic noise in a room, or the electrical noise in a recording system or other audio equipment.”


Originally published in the June 13, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via

Written by: Marc Weidenbaum

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