RDL RU-SM16A 2-Channel Audio Meter

RDL RU-SM16A 2-Channel Audio Meter

RDL RU-SM16A 2-Channel Audio Meter


Show MoreLess


Now Viewing:

Special Order
Expected availability: 3-7 business days

Product Highlights

  • Sixteen LED Indicator Lights
  • 2 Mono or Stereo Metering
  • Line-Level, Speaker-Level, 25/70/100 V
  • Selectable Fixed or Variable Calibration
  • Individual Channel Calibration Controls
  • Selectable Peak or Average Metering
  • Peak Hold Display for +10, +14, +18 dB
Show moreShow less

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Dec 17th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Arturo M. (Wk 3)

Rich P. (Wk 4)

Valeria A. (Wk 5)

Sabrina B. (Wk 6)

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only


Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

RDL RU-SM16A overview

  • 1Description

The RDL RU-SM16A 2-Channel Audio Meter is a 1RU 1/3 rack module designed for precise metering of up to 2 channels of audio. The unit can be used for either 2 channels of mono metering or stereo operation and is designed to be integrated into new and existing setups.

Each channel utilizes sixteen LED indicator lights and may be individually calibrated for unbalanced consumer, balanced professional, 8 Ω speaker line, or constant voltage speaker lines (25V, 70V, 100V). The rear panel features terminal blocks for connections and variable or fixed calibration for 25V, 70V, 100V, and +4 dBu sources. When placed in the "variable" position, a set of front panel multi-turn trimmers can be used for calibrating the meter levels.

Each meter on the unit can be set to either peak or average audio level displays. In monaural applications, a mono source can be fed to two meters for both peak and average metering.

UPC: 813721013477
In the Box
RDL RU-SM16A 2-Channel Audio Meter
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    RDL RU-SM16A specs

    Channels 2
    Input Impedance > 40 kΩ balanced
    Input Level +4 dBu (+4 switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    25 V (25 V switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    70 V (70 V switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    100 V (100 V switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    Input Level Range Constant-voltage or low impedance (4 Ω or 8 Ω) amplifier output
    -24 dBu to +12 dBu (+4 switch settings for 0 dB reading
    2 V to 90 V (25 V switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    4 V to 90 V (70 V switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    5 V to 100 V (100 V switch settings, for 0 dB reading)
    Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
    Indicators SIG, -20, -15, -12, -9, -6, -3, -2, -1, 0, +1.5, +3, +6, +10, +14, +18
    (+10, +14, +18 are PEAK HOLD indicators only)
    Response Each channel individually selectable PEAK or AVG (switch-selectable)
    Rise time (10 to 90%): 50 us (peak), 130 ms (average)
    Rise time (0 to 100%): 60 us (peak), 300 ms (VU characteristic)
    Fall time (90 to 10%): 65 us (peak), 185 ms (average)
    Fall time (100 to 0%): 100 us (peak), 300 ms (VU characteristic)
    Ambient Operating Temperature 32 to 131&Deg; F (0 to 55° C)
    Power Requirement Ground-Referenced: 24 VDC at 250 mA
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 5.740 x 2.970 x 1.640" (14.580 x 7.540 x 4.170 cm)
    Weight WEEE: 0.965 lb (0.438 kg)
    Packaging Infobxbdcsazeybsadxwbuvtretteberbfybyfbeev
    Package Weight 1.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 5.1 x 2.4"

    RDL RU-SM16A reviews

    RU-SM16A 2-Channel Audio Meter is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good price and deliver on RDL RU-SM16A I used this in a sound system that did not have an overall VU meeter. I have used it before in larger systems. Very visible. Adjustable to match VU meeter to dB level in the building.
    Date published: 2014-11-07
    • y_2018, m_12, d_4, h_18
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.9
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_1
    • loc_en_US, sid_1019515, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_bhphotovideo
    Be the first to review this item

    RDL RU-SM16A Q&A

    RDL RU-SM16A accessories