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SPL Meter

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by mooky, Apr 22, 2004.

  1. mooky

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    Still holding out for Radioshack.co.uk or Cornwall Electronics to supply an analogue SPL Meter. Anybody know where I can get one at the moment?


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  4. Nimby

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    Don't believe their technical description blurb though. It's NOT 5 frequency ranges but 7 SPL ranges in dB's. 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 & 110 & 120dB. :lesson:

    Generally the analogue meter is considered superior to the digital model. It is more sensitive to small changes in SPL (dBs).

    Not having seen a digital meter in the flesh I cannot say if there are any other differences.

    What happened to Tandy? Have they closed down?

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    They pulled out of the UK a few years ago and started flogging mobile phones here instead
     
  6. John

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    I noticed a kit spl meter in Maplins the other day for about £5 :laugh: probably a load of :censored: tho :zonked: Although the length of time peolple seem to be waiting to get their hands on a normal analogue one maybe for a fiver it is an option:laugh:
     
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    Conrad in Germany still got them, www.conrad.de, should anyone have probs importing one from Germany I'll be happy to help on a non-profit basis, as I hold an account with their Dutch office.
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    can anyone give me the product number for the cheap spl meter for £5 in maplins and how do i use it.
     
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    here it is , I wasn't being serious though :p ,
    Oh , and its £6 not a fiver , sorry :laugh:
     
  10. Nimby

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    Can't you just see the frequency response graph:

    10-20kHz (+/- 3 red diodes) :eek:

    There is talk on the US AV fora of of an updated RS type analogue meter. :clap:

    Nimby
     
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    Have you tried www.nicksheppard-electronics.co.uk?

    I bought my digital SPL (£40) from them, but that was about a year ago, so I don't know whether they still sell the meters.


    BTW Nimby, that's a pretty impressive sub you've got there , just how tall is it? And I though Isobariks were substantial!
     
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    cash converters often stock these devices. No difference between analogue and digital.
     

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