Measures a range from 30 to 130 decibels. Can store up to 4,700 data points. One-year warranty included. Analysis software included. Lighted, easy-to-read display. Provides accurate readings. Sensitive enough to pick up even low sounds.
Software isn't compatible with Macs. This unit may be too expensive for some users.
Compact device that's easy to hold in your hand. Simple one-button operation. Large, backlit display for easy reading. Can attach to a tripod. Sensitive microphone easily picks up sound. Gives an accurate reading.
Power button is prone to turning on and off when inside your bag.
Large backlit screen. Picks up sounds between 30 and 130 decibels with an accuracy within 1.5 decibels. Simple operation. Auto-off switch prevents accidental battery drain.
Users have said it is difficult to calibrate properly. Some questions about its durability.
Measures sounds between 30 and 130 decibels. Backlit LED display. Built-in flashlight on the back. Two-year warranty. Easy to set up and use. Lightweight and easily portable meter. Superior quality at a reasonable price.
Some users have said it isn't as sensitive to low-decibel sounds as it claims to be.
User-friendly controls and easy-to-read display. One-year warranty. Lightweight and fits in the palm of your hand. Can be mounted on a tripod for hands-free operation. Accurate sound measurements.
This sound level meter is on the expensive end. It only detects sounds as low as 40 decibels.
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