Question: When would you choose to monitor noise with an app verses a stand alone monitor?

stevie asked on December 20, 2017 16:30
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I recently asked a question about resources for monitoring noise pollution and heard back from people about a number of available apps, and a couple monitors (a digital sound level meter and the softhook Raspberry Pi sound-streaming device). I'm wondering

  • What are situations when one might be better than the other?
  • How do their data compare?

Other information on comparisons would be helpful as well.



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@primack - do you have any ideas on this one? Also @Cindy_ExCites ?

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Using apps is certainly handy for when the noise issue is unexpected. One of the apps I blogged about gave the example of students having a hard time finding a quiet place to study.


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