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Old 03-07-2014, 05:00 PM   #69
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Originally Posted by SMM View Post
As you know, the noise floor comes from the preamps and
microphone when using the Zoom R-16 (not from fans running
in the background which would be way louder than the noise
generated by the preamp or microphone).
What it ultimately comes down to is a confusion between the physical noise floor of the room, and the noise floor of the equipment.

Regardless however, in this case, considering the comment was made specifically about what quiet really means, noise floor, physical or otherwise, are being lumped into a single category. Yes, the equipment will have a threshold where it will not pick up sounds below a certain frequency and amplitude, but having many devices together increases the amplitude of any given frequency. In that regard, this is correct.
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