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PAA3 Handheld Audio Analyzer with USB

Handheld Audio Analyzer with USB

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Rent for $250 + Shipping. Your credit card will be charged the full price of $499.99 + Shipping. Once the unit is returned your credit card will be credited $250.00.
  • 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
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 visibile backlight to help you see in a dark performance environment. And with a battery life of 7 hours, the PAA3 is the multifunctional 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

Phonic PAA3 Specifications
Microphone Built-in miniature omni direction condenser microphone
Line XLR jacks for line input and output
Data Port USB 1.1 interface
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
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
4× AA batteries (battery life – up to 7 hours with alkaline battery) or external 6V DC adapter
Dimensions (H×W×D)
5.7″×3.26″×1.55″ (144.95×82.95×39.42mm)
Weight (with batteries)
0.78lbs (354 g)