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Detect Decibel Level

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I would like to execute a function whenever the incoming decibel level reaches a certain value, any idea on how to go about this?  I have no idea on how to go about detecting incoming decibel levels.

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Please clarify what you're looking for, because I don't think decibel is it. Are you looking to find out how loud something is?


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Please clarify what you're looking for, because I don't think decibel is it. Are you looking to find out how loud something is?

 

Yes, I guess that is it.  If the microphone on the PC is receiving input, I would like to know whenever that input goes over a certain level.  I guess it technically doesn't have to be decibel.  Whenever the room is loud, I want to execute a function

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Perhaps _BASS_ChannelGetLevel in the BASS UDF might be of some use, I haven't  used it so I'm not sure if it will do what you're looking for.


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Perhaps _BASS_ChannelGetLevel in the BASS UDF might be of some use, I haven't  used it so I'm not sure if it will do what you're looking for.

 

Hmmm... 

I do not think that it does, from what I can tell.  I think that it is a visualizer for an audio file.

There has to be a way to do this...hmmm....I mean if windows is able to detect sound levels,  I would assume there is a way to do this...

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Did you read the information about that function?

 

 ; Name ..........: _BASS_ChannelGetLevel
; Description ...: Retrieves the level (peak amplitude) of a stream, MOD music or recording channel.


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