The AL15 Retro Audio Level analogue panel meters complement the proven and popular Presentor series. The meters offer a performance not significantly different from full specification VU meters to meet today's specific audio market requirement for both quality and distinctive retro styling at an affordable price.
Features and benefits
- Front of panel mounting with full bezel
- Constructed with glass window and high impact rear body moulding. Bezel moulded in black ABS.
- Taut band core magnet movement incorporated as standard with compact 26mm diameter barrel. This rugged movement makes these meters equally suitable for portable or fixed audio applications. There is no calibration effect when mounted on a ferrous panel.
A low range ac voltmeter offering a performance close to that of a full specification VU meter. Please refer to back page for full details. Pointers and dials The combination of tube pointer and flattened arc scale on translucent buff coloured dial results in an easily read meter, even when monitoring a row on a large console. A white dial can be specified if required. The standard scale is based on the VU A scale.
A low range ac voltmeter suitable for connecting across a 600 ohm line and self contained except for requiring an external 3.6k ohm resistor. Calibrated for use with a 3.6k ohm resistor 4vu above the scale marking so that the reference deflection (0vu) is produced by a signal 4vu above 1mW in 600 ohms (1.228v).
The performance of the meter is based upon the requirements of BS 6840: Part 17:1991, IEC 268 - 17: 1990. The dynamic characteristics quoted, which requires the response time to 99% of reference deflection (0vu) to be 0.3 seconds +/-10% with an overswing of at least 1.0% but not more than 1.5% are not fully met.
Pointer and dial
The combination of pear shaped pointer and conventional arc scale on metal buff coloured dial results in an easily read meter, even when monitoring a row on a large console. The standard scale is based on the VU A scale.
Positioned on the rear as standard.
-25°C to +55°C.
Internal LED Illuminate is supplied on this model. An overhead mount for an incandescent festoon lamp is also available and sold separately.
This unit is supplied with flying leads, but 6mm tabs are available.
|Input Frequency||Audio (Cal. at 1kHz)|
|Scale, Range, or Display||VU-A|