SPL Meters in Canada

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  1. Greg W L

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    Where is the best (read cheapest) place to purchase an SPL meter and the AVIA disk. I noticed that the analog SPL at Radio shack lists for $39.99US on the US website, but their is no listing for the meter on the Canadian website.
     
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    Greg,

    For some reason the Rad Shack here in Canada decided to stop carrying the analog SPL meter. They blew them out in the summer of 2000 so I picked one up cheap.

    If you want that model you'll have to order it from the US.

    Patrick
     
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    Radio Shack here in Canada is very different than their US counterparts.I was told by one of their employees that Radio Shack is not the same company and I believe him for I've noticed that the US RS's have a much better variety.RS(Can) delisted the analog SPL Meter and now only sell the $90.00 digital one.Makes sense to them...more dollars in the till.
     
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    I bought the digital one on sale for around $64 CDN (it is on sale until Dec 24th).

    I haven't used it yet, since I haven't ordered my SVS yet.
     
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    That's a good price on the meter.I think that you can rent the AVIA disc at Blockbuster but I'm not sure.
     
  6. Joe McRae

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    I am not to sure about the SPL meter but I tried to rent the avia disk from blockbuster to no avail.....the only sell the disk. It isn't the same quality as the avia disk but there are test tones on the fight club DVD that will let you set up your system.
     
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    What's the benefit of having the analog SPL meter over the digital?
     
  8. Howard_S

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    Sears and Radio Shacks are two companies that seem to be very different in Canada. Our American buddies talk highly of Sears and Radio Shack but us Canadians can never find what our American buddies talk about.
     

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