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PAA3 Handheld Audio Analyzer with USB
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PHONIC PAA3
Handheld Audio Analyzer with USB

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  • Palm-Sized, Lightweight Audio Analyzer For All Sound Engineers
  • 31-Band Spectrum Analyzer, RT60, SPL Meter, and More
  • Easy Operation With Built-In Microphone & Generator
  • EQ Setting Calculation Offers Advice For Boosting and Cutting At The Touch of a Button
  • USB Interface Allows Real-Time Computer Operation
  • Seven Hours of Continuous Operation With Four AA Batteries

Product Testing & Information


The PAA3 is a highly accurate handheld audio analyzer that gives sound engineers a rich array of sound analysis tools. Features include 31-band real time spectrum analysis, RT60, SPL and line meter, internal generator, EQ setting program, microphone calibration and speaker phase checking abilities. All functions and menus can be accessed through a central jog dial, leaving your other hand free to adjust audio settings. Easily upload information and settings to your computer via the built-in USB interface. The large LCD screen has a visible backlight to help you see in a dark performance environment. And with a battery life of 7 hours, the PAA3 is the multi-functional tool for every serious audio engineer.

Phonic PAA3 Features:

  • 31-Band Real Time Spectrum Analyzer
  • 31-Band EQ Setting Value Display (Boost/Cut)
  • RT60 Measurement
  • Built-In Calibrated Measurement Microphone
  • Phase Checker
  • Noise Generator – Pink Noise, 1KHz and Polarity Test Signal, Balanced Output
  • Memory and Average Calculation Function
  • SPL Meter Calibration Through Sound Level Calibrator
  • Sound Pressure Level Meter From 30 dB~130 dB
  • Line Signal Measurement Display in dBu, dBV, or Volts (AC)
  • SPL meter and Level Meter Have Three Level Range Selections
  • Maximum Level, Peak Hold Displays
  • XLR Input and Output Sockets
  • USB Interface for Desktop Software Control
  • Audio Test Signal CD and Supporting Software
  • Three Power Modes – (1) Power Save (2) On (3) Off
  • Operates Seven Hours With Four AA Batteries
  • AC Power Adapter Included

Input/Output

Microphone

Built-in miniature omni direction condenser microphone

Line

XLR jacks for line input and output

Data Port

USB 1.1 interface

Display

Display

160×160 LCD screen with contrast adjustment and back light

SPL, dBu, dBV, Voltage

Bar graph and digit display

RTA

31-band, 0.5dB resolution Center frequencies
ISO standard from 20Hz to 20KHz

Measurement Range

SPL (Microphone Input)

30 to 130 dB SPL

dBu (Line Input)

-50 to +40 dBu

dBV (Line Input)

-52 to +38 dBV

Voltage (Line Input)

5 mV to 80 V

Setting

Weighting

A, C or Flat

Peak hold

ON/OFF

Maximum level display

RESET

Response time

35 mx, 125 ms, 250 ms, 1 sec

Other Functions

RT60

Reverberation time display, up to 30 seconds

Memory

10 RTA+ 6 average calculation

Average calculation

For 10 RTA memories

EQ setting value display

31-band

Phase checker

Through polarity signal

Transmission

Simultaneous operation with PC or laptop through USB port

Noise Generator (Based on 6V DC power source)

Pink Noise

Balanced output, -10 dBu

1KHz Signal

Balanced output, -10 dBu

Polarity Signal

Balanced output, -10 dBu

Power Source

Power Source

4× AA batteries (battery life – up to 7 hours with alkaline battery) or external 6V DC adapter

Dimensions (H×W×D)

Dimensions (H×W×D)

5.7″×3.26″×1.55″ (144.95×82.95×39.42mm)

Weight (with batteries)

Weight (with batteries)

0.78lbs (354 g)