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Anonymous
February 28, 2010 9:04:55 PM

What can be compared to the noise of a 58 db air purifier. How annoying woudl it be?

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Anonymous
February 28, 2010 9:06:38 PM

I am going to buy an air purifier and want to know how loud it will seem to comparible things.
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May 8, 2011 3:55:52 PM

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What can be compared to the noise of a 58 db air purifier. How annoying woudl it be?


Here are some typical sounds, and their levels.

Sounds dB SPL
Rocket Launching 180
Jet Engine 140
Thunderclap, Air Raid Siren 1 Meter 130
Jet takeoff (200 ft) 120
Rock Concert, Discotheque 110
Firecrackers, Subway Train 100
Heavy Truck (15 Meter), City Traffic 90
Alarm Clock (1 Meter), Hair Dryer 80
Noisy Restaurant, Business Office 70
Air Conditioning Unit, Conversational Speech 60
Light Traffic (50 Meter), Average Home 50
Living Room, Quiet Office 40
Library, Soft Whisper (5 Meter) 30
Broadcasting Studio, Rustling Leaves 20
Hearing Threshold 0
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