How Long Can You Listen To 85 DB?

8 hours

How long can you listen to 90 dB?

8 hours

How long can you listen to 100 dB?

Sound Pressure LevelSound pressurePermissible Exposure Time
109 dB5.64 Pa1.875 minutes (< 2 min)
106 dB3.99 Pa3.75 minutes (< 4 min)
103 dB2.83 Pa7.5 minutes
100 dB2.00 Pa15 minutes

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How far away can you hear 85 decibels?

Continuous sounds of 85 decibels or higher are considered hazardous. Any time you have to shout to be heard by someone standing 3 feet away, the noise level is probably greater than 85 decibels.

What does 85 decibels sound like?

Topic Overview

NoiseAverage decibels (dB)
Normal conversation, background music60
Office noise, inside car at 60 mph70
Vacuum cleaner, average radio75
Heavy traffic, window air conditioner, noisy restaurant, power lawn mower80–89 (sounds above 85 dB are harmful)

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What does 150 dB sound like?

150 decibels is usually considered enough to burst your eardrums, but the threshold for death is usually pegged at around 185-200 dB. A passenger car driving by at 25 feet is about 60 dB, being next to a jackhammer or lawn mower is around 100 dB, a nearby chainsaw is 120 dB.

What does 100 dB sound like?

Every day we hear a variety of sounds. Sounds that are too loud or loud sounds over a long time, can damage your hearing. The loudness of sounds is measured in decibels (dB).

Decibels Explained.

Decibel LevelSource
88 dBSubway, motorcycle
85-90 dBLawnmower
100 dBTrain, garbage truck
97 dBNewspaper press

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