View Full Version : How Do You Measure SPL

07-09-2004, 04:15 AM
im a noob so how do u guys measure DB?

Moe Lester
07-09-2004, 12:17 PM
You go to a competition or somethin and they put a sensor or mic in your car to measure the SPL. Most people play a single tone or "burp" to get the highest SPL.

07-10-2004, 01:17 AM
can i buy that mic or sensor anywhere? is it expensive? any links!? thanx for the help man :)

07-10-2004, 01:22 AM
Radio shack carries some cheap little db meters....but they aren't amazingly accurate and can only read up to like 126db (most ppl will easily exceed that #). For the competition style.....yes, they are very expensive. Like, something to not even consider unless you plan on competing.


07-10-2004, 03:15 AM
www.splmeter.com (http://www.splmeter.com)

Anybody use them?

07-10-2004, 04:09 AM
[email protected] thnx for all the help guys expensive stuff heh

07-10-2004, 01:10 PM
www.splmeter.com (http://www.splmeter.com)

Anybody use them?
No, not me. But they are cheaper than anyhting i seen, don't know how accurate. Someone give some feedback that has used em.