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Question about soundwaves 

I am gerating pure soundwaves with JS (tonejs) and I suspect my sounds to be harmful for my ears, and more generally all ears. The waves starts with a tick I would like to soften. Does the issue come from the soundwaves itselves? Or
could it be due to my sound card? Anyway I feel pain in my eardrums and headache after some time working on my project and I absolutely don't want to fuck my ears. Any tips, articles, piece of advice is welcome 馃檹

Question about soundwaves 

@raphaelbastide fade in and fade out envelopes can help for the ticks.

Question about soundwaves 

@raphaelbastide
Some more questions:
- Do you use headphones? Limit to one hour at a time. Also buds are not a good idea. The further your sound source from your eardrum, the better. Set the volume low. Use speakers if you can.
- What frequency do you generate? Our hearing goes from in theory 20 to 20.000, in reality the it's more 15 to 16.000. The older you get, the lower this becomes (the little hairs that sense sound actually crack in your inner ear!!)
- Voice is around 3 to 4.000 Hertz. Generate that? Or lower?
- Do you know if you generate harmonics?

That's my tips. I 鉂わ笍 my 馃憘's

Question about soundwaves 

@wendy thanks for the questions, it helps, will answer as soon as I can!

Question about soundwaves 

@wendy I managed to reduce the click at the start of the sound I generate, by chosing an exponential attack curve. It鈥檚 better, even if it changes my sound quite significantly though. I guess my ears are safer now. Thank you for your help, I am also thinking about changing my old headphones for new ones.

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