Part 10 (The Basics): Gain
September 6th, 2022 | American Locator Magazine, Damage Prevention, Education, Locating, Locating Technology, SU Online Locator Certification Curriculum
Gain is like a zoom lens. You can zoom in or out. And if that analogy doesn’t work for you, let’s try another. Gain is volume. You can turn the volume up, or you can turn the volume down. But no matter what, it’s always the same music that’s playing.
Here, we are going to gain down, because we have maximized our peak reading at 99.9 percent. We’re going to gain down because we don’t see any difference in peak numbers when we’re at 99 percent.