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Offline AndroidNeox

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We think of the sound made by snapping our fingers as being really fast, but how fast is it? I'm guessing, it must be at least tens of milliseconds in duration.


 

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Re: How long does the sound of snapping your fingers last?
« Reply #1 on: 10/01/2015 03:29:17 »
The level of the heard/recorded sound takes about two milliseconds to decay ...

http://www.freesound.org/people/medialint/sounds/11869/

But the event will be of shorter duration, the decay-period is in part the ear-drum/microphone-diaphragm ringing.

[ I'm assuming there is no reverberation from the room ]
« Last Edit: 10/01/2015 03:34:32 by RD »
 

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