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REED R8050 Sound Level Meter, Type 2, 30 to 130 dB

Model: R8050

REED R8050 Sound Level Meter, Type 2, 30 to 130 dB-

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Accurate, fast responding two range sound level meter with backlit LCD display.

REED R8050 Offers

This sound level meter meets ANSI, and IEC Type 2 standards and features dual range measurement, fast & slow time weighting, data/max hold functions and a tripod mount for long-term monitoring.


  • High accuracy of ±1.4 dB meets Type 2 standards
  • Dual range measurement (High and Low)
  • A & C frequency weighting
  • Fast & Slow time weighting
  • Easy-to-read backlit LCD display
  • Data hold and Max hold functions
  • Tripod mount for long-term monitoring
  • Low battery indicator and auto shut off

REED R8050 Specifications

Measuring Ranges 30-130 dB
Low: 30-100 dB
High: 60-130 dB
Dynamic Range 70 dB (in each range)
Accuracy ±1.4 dB
Resolution 0.1 dB
Response Time 500mS
Frequency Range 31.5 Hz to 8 kHz
Frequency Weighting A, C
Time Weighting Fast/Slow (125ms and 1s)
Microphone 0.5" (12.7mm) electret condenser
Display 4-digit LCD
Backlit Display Yes
Data Hold Yes
Max Yes
Alarm Indicators Over (visual on-screen)
Auto Shut-off Yes (after 15 mins)
Tripod Mountable Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Power Supply 9V battery
Battery Life Approx 50 hours
Product Certifications CE, IEC 61672-1 Class 2, ANSI S1.4-1983
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature 14 to 140°F (-10 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions 8.3 x 2.2 x 1.3" (210 x 55 x 32mm)
Weight 8.1oz (230g)

What's included with the REED R8050

  • Sound Level Meter
  • Microphone Windshield Ball
  • Battery
  • Carrying Case

Ideal Applications for the REED R8050

  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Industrial Machinery/Equipment
  • Construction Sites
  • Ensuring Safe Working Conditions
  • Public Venues / Concerts
  • Code Enforcement
  • Traffic
  • Appliance Noise Testing

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