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A/V Sound meter

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MLyons, 24 Oct 2019.

  1. MLyons

    MLyons 70% Dev, 30% Doge. DevDoge Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    So I'm looking for a sound meter for benchmarking so we can start showing the ramping of fans when components get hot. Has anyone got a recommendation on one that can be fed into a machine over USB and preferably be queried by a python script every second or so?
     
  2. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    The biggest problem you're going to run into is finding one that can read below 30dBA.
     
  3. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    There are a couple of meters that read down 19dBa on RS Components. Just one fly in the ointment, they cost more than a grand each!
     

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