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Compact A-Weighted Sound Level Meter By Tenma (72-935) MCM Part #72-935

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MSRP: $49.99
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Compact Digital Sound Level Meter
Ultra compact sound level meter is perfect for numerous types of measurement including sound system testing and noise level monitoring.
  • Measures less than 6" in length, including the windscreen
  • Provides full 40 ~ 130dB measuring range
  • Simple one–button operation
  • Selectable MIN/MAX hold
  • Large ¾" digit LCD backlit display
  • Threaded insert which accepts standard tripod mount
  • Auto power off
  • 1999 count display with 0.1dB resolution
  • Removable windscreen
  • Includes manual and 9V battery

  • Frequency range: 31.5Hz~8KHz
  • Frequency weighting: A
  • Microphone element: ½" electret condenser
  • Sample rate: 0.5 seconds
  • Time weighting: 125mS
  • Accuracy: ±3.5dB @ 1KHz, 94dB
  • Dimensions: 5¼" (L) x 2" (W) x 1¼" (D)

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    Part Numbers
    MCM Part #:72-935
    Tenma Part #:72-935
    Package Specifications & Dimensions
    Weight:0.42 lbs.
    Warranty:90 days
    Need to Return?
    Length:9.25 in.
    Width:5.25 in.
    Height:1.5 in.
    Shipping Information
    Extra Shipping Charge:No
    Drop Ship:No
    Catalog Pages
    MCM Cat 57, Page 1289
    MCM Cat 56, Page 1130
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  • Product Reviews Top

    • by Peter Bruce

      on 12/4/2013

      Order db meter

      Overall: 4 out of 5

      Fast shipping, unit work good. great company

    • by FETech

      on 9/6/2013

      Sound Level Meter

      Overall: 5 out of 5

      This item works fantastic. I like the light sensitive backlight feature. As the room gets dark the lcd backlight adjusts automaticlly. Great product.

    • by eduskey

      on 11/1/2012

      First Purchase from MCM

      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      Product was on Sale and what I wanted. Value was excellent, it gets the job done and well for the price paid. Simple and easy to use. Delivery was prompt. Thank You.

    • by grtjohnson

      on 7/16/2012

      Tenma #72-935 Digital Sound Level Meters Help Nonnative Learners Speak Clear English

      Overall: 5 out of 5

      Students use these meters to practice talking at volumes that will make them easily understood in different settings. MCM's program for ordering and reordering is as user-friendly as any encountered on the Internet. There have been no glitches nor requests for unnecessary information. Best of all, I've never had to provide any detail more than once.

    • by brian.adams

      on 5/1/2012

      Great meter for the money

      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      I bought 3 of these, and for the price they can't be beat. One was calibrated perfectly right out of the box, the other 2 were registering a dB or two low. I couldn't find any documentation online to calibrate them, but after a quick call to the MCM service department I had all the information I needed. The service department was very friendly and helpful. VR1 is the 94dB adjustment, VR6 is the 114dB adjustment. These meters are small and simple, and they're great for a quick SPL reading.

    • by Davisound

      on 4/17/2012

      Super Value

      Overall: 5 out of 5
      Top 10 Contributor

      Wow, what a great tool at an unbelievable price! This works as well as my $200 meter and has an automatic back light that my $200 meter does not have.

    • by Doomsday74

      on 4/9/2012

      Great Little Meter

      Overall: 5 out of 5
      Top 10 Contributor

      This has become a great tool in our bag of tricks. It is nice to actually see how loud our sound systems get in different enviroments. Even if it is just A-weighted. Comes in handy. Geat product for the price.

    • by tkdjohn1

      on 3/16/2012

      Works as advertised

      Overall: 4 out of 5

      Good price, compact and attractive unit and easy to read. The users manual is...leaves something to be desired. Fortunately, for the novice, there's plenty of information on the Web on the use of a db meter.

    • by sgillmore

      on 11/16/2011

      Great product!

      Overall: 5 out of 5

      I have had experience with these in bigger form but wanted to try this little guy. Great product for the money and works every time. Even like the light sensor for darker areas. Love it!

    • by mako757

      on 4/18/2011

      Fast and on the spot

      Overall: 5 out of 5

      This unit is awesome, fits right in my pocket and when i need it, it's there. Also it's dead on, right on he money. I compared readings with a rack mount unit and the same reading were displayed. Great price for an awesome unit!

    • by t3overby

      on 10/8/2009

      Great entry level meter

      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      This is a great meter for the money. Simple to use, lightweight and rugged. I gave it 4 stars for quality. The power button will begin to fail after 6 months of use. (We power cycle the device MANY times a day) Be advised that the device is A weighted only. For the money, this is a great buy, you will not regret owning it.

    • by spider250

      on 11/6/2008

      Great for the money

      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      I give this a 5 for Value, only because the rating guide does not go to 6. I gave it a 4 for features, only because this is an entry level meter and it does not have alot of features. That said, this little thing is an unbelieveable bargain. It literally fits in the palm of my hand, and does a great job. For day to day sound level checking, this unit is great. Just a note: I received my order from MCM for this, the 72-7730 meter and the 72-8400 hand held scope. This is my first time trying Tenma products. So far, they are 3 for 3. I am absolutely thrilled.