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  • Ranges
    • A weighting: 30 ~130 dB
    • C weighting: 35 ~ 130 dB
  • Frequency range: 31.5 Hz ~ 8 KHz
  • Accuracy: ±1.5 dB
  • 1 s and 125 ms response time settings
  • 0.1 dB steps on 4 digit LCD
  • Conforms to: IEC651 Type 2; ANSI S1.4 Type 2; JISC1502

The Amprobe SM-10 sound level meter is designed to meet the measurement requirements of safety engineers, quality control, and industrial health and safety regulations in various environments. The meter conforms to the IEC651 Type 2, ANSI S1.4 Type 2, and JISC1502 requirements for sound level meters.

The Amprobe SM-10 sound level meter offers two different types of sound level measurements: A and C weighting. The A weighting is for general sound levels while the C weighting is for measuring sound levels of acoustic material control in various environments.

With an A weighting range of 30 to 130 dB and a C weighting range of 30 to 135 dB, the Amprobe SM-10 sound level meter features a basic accuracy for each range of ±1.5 dB. The meter has a frequency range of 31.5Hz to 8KHz and display data with 0.1dB steps on a four digit LCD. The SM-10 has a slow (1 second) and fast (125 millisecond) response setting to check peak and average noise levels, MAX/MIN recording and data hold to freeze readings on the display.

The Amprobe SM-10 sound meter ships complete with:

  • Carrying case
  • Windscreen
  • Manual
  • 9V battery

Amprobe SM-10 Sound Meter specifications:

General Specifications
Display 4 digits LCD
Microphone 1/2 inch Electret condenser microphone
Low Battery Indication Replace battery when LCD displays battery icon
Power Supply 9V NEDA 1604, IEC 6F22, JIS 006P battery
Power Life Approximately 50 hours (alkaline battery)
Auto Power Off Approximately 5 minutes
Environment Indoor operation, < 2000 m
Temperature & Humidity
Operation 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F); < 80% RH
Storage -10 °C to 60 °C (14°F to 140°F); < 70 %RH
Dimension 200 x 55 x 38 mm (7.8 x 2.2 x 1.5 in)
Weight 233g. (0.5 lb.) including battery
Electrical (Audio)
Standard Applied IEC 651 Type 2, ANSI 1.4 Type 2
Dynamic Range 50 dB
Resolution 0.1 dB, Display Update: 0.5 sec
Time Weighting FAST (125 ms); SLOW (1 sec)
Frequency Range 31.5 Hz to 8 kHz
Measuring Level Range (Auto Range)
A Weighting: 30 to 130 dB
C Weighting: 35 to 130 dB
Accuracy ± 1.5 dB
Calibration Cycle 1 year