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#1960837 - 09/18/12 08:05 PM Want recommendation for decibel monitor
ilm Offline
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I quickly scanned the 3 pages of the thread on decibels of pianos. Can someone recommend a monitor that doesn't cost very much?

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#1960850 - 09/18/12 08:25 PM Re: Want recommendation for decibel monitor [Re: ilm]
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It is sorta silly to me, but you can get an ap for your smart-phone to measure the SPL.

http://www.androidapps.com/t/noise-alert

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#1960856 - 09/18/12 08:44 PM Re: Want recommendation for decibel monitor [Re: ilm]
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I am old-fashioned. I don't have a smart-phone.

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#1960859 - 09/18/12 08:50 PM Re: Want recommendation for decibel monitor [Re: ilm]
Guapo Gabacho Offline
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Do you want an alarm or a db meter?

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#1960861 - 09/18/12 08:52 PM Re: Want recommendation for decibel monitor [Re: ilm]
Guapo Gabacho Offline
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Meter $24.32, but is a waste of money at any price. http://www.amazon.com/Mini-Digital-Sound...s=decibel+meter

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#1961136 - 09/19/12 02:19 PM Re: Want recommendation for decibel monitor [Re: ilm]
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I got a digital SPL meter at Radioshack for 50 bucks (I think). For some reason, I don't see it on their website, but you might want to check out your local store. It seems to work well enough for my purposes. It's also useful for home theater/stereo setup if you're into that sort of thing.
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