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    Default Can you hear this?



    I found this online and found it quite interesting. I could hear up to 17kHz and Im 28 years old.

    http://www.noiseaddicts.com/2009/03/...-hearing-test/
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    Hi Leith,

    I could also hear up to the 14 kHz level, but only with one ear. Other one had an "Earsterectomy" 6 weeks ago, therefore no longer a Vestibular nerve connection between that ear and the brain..it's 100% "dead".

    Still, for a 49 yo. that one ear does pretty good! (except in crowds..sSig_aaarggh.gif)

    Keep in mind that you are doing this test in a "quiet zone"...try adding in a bunch of background noise and see how you do...

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    I made it to 16 but had to hold the speaker right to my ear with the vol. all the way up. 14 was the highest I could hear at a normal distance. Of course I have worked in a factory for 13 years, and although earplugs help, the years take their toll.

    This is an interesting story becuase teenagers are downloading ring tones at this frequency and adults can't hear there phone ring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by powerwindows1985 View Post
    This is an interesting story becuase teenagers are downloading ring tones at this frequency and adults can't hear there phone ring.
    Yep, and when they get older their kids will do the same to them..

    That is known as "The Eternal Law of Retribution"...

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