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A Poll With a Purpose

Do You Own an SPL Meter?

  • Yes

    Votes: 22 91.7%
  • No

    Votes: 2 8.3%

  • Total voters
    24
  • Poll closed .

DIYer

Well-Known Member
Famous
#2
Zing said:
What is that purpose you ask? You'll see.
Wait a minute Zing, would you sign your name on purchase agreement form before knowing what kind of car and how much it costs? :roll:
 

Zing

Retired Admin
Famous
#9
Botch said:
Apparently, it was to embarrass the one schmuck who doesn't have one...
Nice going.

Truthfully, I have a spare SPL meter and if I found "one schmuck who doesn't have one", I was going to send it to him as a gift since they're such an invaluable tool. But since this POS software doesn't allow me to see who voted for what, I can't ask who it was because you may have just embarrassed him into hiding.
 

Flint

"Do you know who I am?"
Superstar
#13
Oh, I own three, and several other devices which provide the same capability.

I tried an app on my smart phone for measuring SPL, turned out to be wildly inaccurate.
 

Botch

I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S!
Superstar
#14
Zing said:
Botch said:
Apparently, it was to embarrass the one schmuck who doesn't have one...
Nice going.

Truthfully, I have a spare SPL meter and if I found "one schmuck who doesn't have one", I was going to send it to him as a gift since they're such an invaluable tool. But since this POS software doesn't allow me to see who voted for what, I can't ask who it was because you may have just embarrassed him into hiding.
You didn't notice my "embarrassed" icon... ;)
I don't have one, and appreciate the offer, but I wouldn't use it. I've already got music software that'd do the same thing, and a laptop in a day or two, but I'm the kinda guy who moves things around until it sounds good, plus my Yammie receiver has an equalization function anyway.

Hopefully there will be another w/o...
 

yromj

Well-Known Member
#15
Botch said:
...plus my Yammie receiver has an equalization function anyway...
I can tell you from a great deal of experience w/ this that the built in programs don't do as good a job as a person can do w/ an SPL meter. The music software may be able to do it for you, though. If not, I can't stress to you how easy it is to make a noticeable improvement in your systm.

John
 

Rope

Well-Known Member
Famous
#17
yromj said:
Botch said:
...plus my Yammie receiver has an equalization function anyway...
I can tell you from a great deal of experience w/ this that the built in programs don't do as good a job as a person can do w/ an SPL meter. The music software may be able to do it for you, though. If not, I can't stress to you how easy it is to make a noticeable improvement in your systm.

John
WORD!

YPAO will get it close, not dead on nuts. SPL meters with full range pink noise will be a bullseye.

Rope
 

Towen7

Well-Known Member
Staff member
Moderator
#18
WORD ?!?!

I thought we were supposed to turn the clocks back one hour. Not the calendars back to 1990.
 

Doghart

Well-Known Member
#19
For some reason I can't submit a vote in any of these POLL threads.

When I select the button next to the option and click SUBMIT, it says my choice is invalid.

Anywhooo, I own 1 real SPL meter and also a phone app which works ok.

D
 

Alien

Active Member
#20
Guys like SoundHound and Flint probably don't even need them anymore except to check how good their listening still works.
 
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