Audio recordings

We have recorded voices and agricultural sounds for use in hearing loss simulation.  After the name of each sound is the average sound intensity expected for that sound.  We’d love to hear how you are using these recordings – please send an email to to let us know.

Child telling a story (50-60 dB)

Chainsaw (100-115 dB)

Pigs indoors (100 dB)

Grain dryer (95-105 dB)

Auger unloading a semi (85-92 dB)

Power washer (88-90 dB)

Outside the combine – unloading corn (95-102 dB)