10 Best Sound Level Meters


Whether its a workplace or a residential area, noise can be a real pain. You can check the sound level of the noise around you using a sound level meter. This device can help you know the source of the noise and its level. Given below is a list of 10 best sound level meter,

10. Parts Express Mini Digital Sound Level Meter ($29.90)

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This sound level meter is a one-button operation device for your convenience. It is an A-weighted instrument with a  large 3/4″ backlit display clearly which gives you precise readings. It comes with an automatic shut off technology which helps save power. It has a threaded insert for standard tripod mount.

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9. REED Instruments R8060 Sound Level Meter ($200.59)

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This sound level meter is a highly accurate device with an accuracy of ±1.4 dB. It gives you triple range measurements and a digital analogue bar graph. It comes with useful features like data hold and min/max hold. This device includes a windshield ball, a hard carrying case and battery.

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8. Tacklife MLM02 Digital Sound Level Meter ($17.97)

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This sound level meter allows you to take note of the minimum and maximum sound levels in decibels. It comes with a useful hold function which could freeze the current measurement reading. It has an accurate measurement range of +/-1.5dB and a resolution of 0.1dBA. It comes with a backlight that helps you take readings even in areas with low or no light. Its automatic power off features conserves battery power. It comes with a 9V battery. This device is backed by a two years warranty.

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7. BAFX Products Sound Level Reader ($16.99)

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This sound level meter comes with an automatic backlit display which allows you to take readings even in dark or low light circumstances. Its max/min hold feature allows you to measure absolute high/low peaks. It has a sound level range of +/- 1.5dBA with a 0.1dBA resolution and a measuring range of 30-130dBA. It conserves the energy by turning itself off after a few minutes of no use. It gives you up to 30 hours of continuous use on a single 9V battery. This device is backed by a 1-year warranty by the manufacturer.

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6. Meterk Digital Sound Level Meter ($19.97)

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This sound level meter has a large LCD backlight display which helps you take readings at night or places where light is low. It has a wide measuring range of 30-130dBA. It is a fast responding device which is stable and gives reliable performance. It comes with functions like Min/Max/Data hold function and warning sign of over range measuring. It gives you a low battery indication so that you can replace the batteries in time.

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5. Protmex MS6708 Portable Digital Decibel Sound Level Meter ($55.99)

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This sound level meter is used to measure the sound level of sound equipment in factories, workshops, schools, homes, offices, roads, etc. It has a very useful backlight feature which makes it easy for you to use it at night or at places where the light is dim. It conserves the battery power by shutting itself off after it has been sitting idle for some time. This sound level meter utilises an electric condenser microphone to monitor sound levels from 30 to 130 decibels at an accuracy of +/-1.5 dB and a resolution of 0.1 dB. It offers you the convenience of one-hand usage.

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4. RISEPRO Digital Sound Level Meter ($22.90)

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This sound level meter has a measuring range from 30 to 130 dB and a frequency range from 31.5 to 4Khz. It gives you highly precise readings with an accuracy of +/-1.5dB. This device features max/min and data hold functions. It also comes with an automatic shut off feature which saves a lot of energy.

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3. Gain Express Professional Sound Level Meter ($47.90)

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This is a CE certified and RoHS compliant, auto range and A/C weighting device. It is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. This device gives you sound level readings with high accuracy. The readings are fed to its 32000 Reading Internal Memory (Data record function). It can read between 30dB to 130dB and transfer the data to your PC.

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2. GoerTek Digital Mini Sound Pressure Level Meter ($15.99)

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This sound level meter has a measuring range of 30 to 130dBA, an accuracy of +/-1.5dB and a resolution of 0.1dB. It can record the maximum and minimum value over a desired period. It is a fast responding device which comes with a data hold function. It shuts itself off after remaining idle for some time which helps save energy.

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1. Extech 407730 Digital Sound Level Meter ($64.79)

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This device measures sound level from a range of 40 to 130dB. It comes with a digital display that offers readings with an accuracy of 2dB and a resolution of 0.1dB. It comes with an analogue bar graph. It is capable of recording Max/Min values over time. Its automatic power off function saves battery power.
Auto power off and Max Hold function

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