6.72  equivalent noise pressure; inherent noise pressure. Of an electroacoustic transducer or system used for sound reception, the root-mean-square sound pressure of a sinusoidal plane progressive wave, which, if propagated parallel to the principal axis of the transducer, would produce an open-circuit signal voltage equal to the root-mean-square of the inherent open-circuit noise voltage of the transducer in a transmission band having a bandwidth of 1 Hz and centered on the frequency of the plane sound wave. Unit, pascal (Pa).

Annotation              If the equivalent noise pressure of the transducer is a function of secondary variables, such as ambient temperature or pressure, the applicable value of these quantities should be stated explicitly.

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