Radio Shack SL Meter, Which One 2 Buy??

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  1. John Doh

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    They offer an analog and a digital meter. Which is better?
     
  2. Scott>G

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    I think you will find that most around here will recommend the analog. Do a search and you will find a lot on the subject I'm sure.

    Good Luck.
     
  3. Kevin C Brown

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    I had both. The analog one is better:

    1) Cheaper
    2) Better resolution. You can get to *maybe* 0.25 dB differences. On the digital one, you're actually hard pressed to get a 1 dB difference accurately.
    3) I was happily surprised by this, but a 9V battery lasts much longer in the analog one too. The display on the digital model consumes a lot of power.

    Actually, the only benefit I found to the digital one is that you can read the number on the display from further away. (Adjusting a sub level in a corner of a room, for example.)
     
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    Another vote for analog.
     

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