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


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


Measuring Ranges30-130 dB
Low: 30-100 dB
High: 60-130 dB
Dynamic Range70 dB (in each range)
Accuracy±1.4 dB
Resolution0.1 dB
Response Time500mS
Frequency Range31.5 Hz to 8 kHz
Frequency WeightingA, C
Time WeightingFast/Slow (125ms and 1s)
Microphone0.5" (12.7mm) electret condenser
Display4-digit LCD
Backlit DisplayYes
Data HoldYes
Alarm IndicatorsOver (visual on-screen)
Auto Shut-offYes (after 15 mins)
Tripod MountableYes
Low Battery IndicatorYes
Power Supply9V battery
Battery LifeApprox 50 hours
Product CertificationsCE, IEC 61672-1 Class 2, ANSI S1.4-1983
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature14 to 140°F (-10 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions8.3 x 2.2 x 1.3" (210 x 55 x 32mm)
Weight8.1oz (230g)