How many dB is a 22LR?

How many dB is a 22LR?

If 85 decibels is the benchmark for what is deemed to be too loud, then how loud are guns? As you can see from the infographic below, a 9mm pistol typically produces around 160 decibels….

Rifles decibels level examples
Colt AR-15 5.56x45mm (.223) 158.9
Marlin 917 VS .17 HMR 147.1
Ruger 10/22 .22LR 143.4

How loud is a suppressed 22 with subsonic ammo?

With hand guns you are looking at around 120 to 123 DB. With a rifle, around 116 to 119 DB.

How quiet is a 22 suppressor?

The AAC Element is widely known to be one of the quietest . 22 suppressors out there, with an incredible 41 decibel sound reduction potential! That means an AAC Element can make your gun nearly as quiet as a Red Ryder BB gun.

How many dB is an AR 15?

In general, a 16 inch AR-15 firing standard M193 produces a decibel level of around 167 dB give or take depending on environmental conditions. Averaging out a couple of the leading suppressors in the industry you see an average noise level of around 136 db with a suppressor attached.

How many dB is a 12 gauge shotgun?


.410 Bore 28″ barrel 150dB
22″ barrel 154.75dB
12 Gauge 28″ barrel 151.50dB
26″ barrel 156.10dB
18 1/2″ barrel 161.50dB

How many decibels does 22LR shoot?

Similar to the rifle testing,.22lr had some of the lower dB readings for this round of testing. The suppressed Sig P226 conversion gave us an average of 120-128 dB for all ammo tested. When fired unsuppressed, the.22lr rounds came in at an average of 155-161 dB, just under the unsuppressed H&K MP5.

How many decibels does a suppressor reduce sound?

The same ammunition fired with a suppressor came in at an average of 148.4 dB. While it is a reduction of almost 25 dB, the sound of a suppressed .308 load will still result in hearing damage if additional ear protection is not worn.

What is the best 22LR suppressor for the money?

.22LR Suppressors 1 Banish 22. Designed for rimfire rifles and pistols, .22 caliber and smaller (including .22 Hornet). 2 SoLo 22. The SoLo 22 is a popular rimfire suppressor that utilizes aircraft grade aluminium and is anodized matte black. 3 Entire Gun 10/22. 4 Ruger ISB Barrel.

How quiet is a 22LR silencer?

How quiet is a silenced 22lr? How quiet a silenced 22lr is, depends on the silencer being used. Generally, you can expect to get 20-36 dBs of sound reduction with a silencer. This will usually bring you down below OSHA’s recommended safe relative sound pressure level of 140 dB.