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SKC SoundCHEK Essential Sound Level Meter

The highly accurate SoundCHEK Essential is exactly what you need to perform Noise At Work assessments and environmental noise monitoring. It is lightweight, simple to operate, durable with a large, full colour display and user-selectable measurement parameters.

SoundCHEK Essential Sound Level Meter
SoundCHEK Essential Sound Level Meter in the hand
  • Highly intuitive operation
  • Fast switching between applications
  • User-selectable measurement parameters
  • Reliable ½ inch microphone, available in Class 1 or Class 2
  • Timer and datalogging included
  • Large full colour display
  • Powered by Alkaline AA batteries
  • Ergonomic and lightweight
  • Multi-language capability
  • Free cloud-based app and PC-based software
Measuring Range    25-140dB, peak 40 to 140dB
Frequency Range   20Hz to 20kHz
Frequency Weighting    A, C, Z
Response Time    Fast, Slow and Impulse
Measurement Channels   2
Exchange Rate   3, 4, 5 and 6
Threshold Level   OFf, 70, 75, 80, 85dB
Parameters   Lp, Leq, Lmax, Lmin, Peak, LAE, L10, L90 and 1 user-definable value
Standards   Meets ANSI S1.4 2014, IEC61672-1:2013 Class 2
Languages   English UK and US, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Greek
Datalogging/Time History   1 second to 24 hour interval options
Memory Size    1Mb
Run Time   12 hours
Battery    4 x AA alkaline
Connectivity    USB
Dimensions    21 x 7.1 x 3 cm (8.3 x 2.8 x 3 in) including microphone
Weight    305g (10.7 oz) without batteries
SoundCHEK Essential
Description Pack Size Part Number
SoundCHEK Essential, includes Class 2 meter, rubber boot, 4 x AA batteries, USB cable, wrist Strap, windshield, USB drive with manual, protective carry case (requires calibration using AcoustiCHEK calibrator sold separately) Each 702-002

Other models of SoundCHEK are available including SoundCHEK Essential Class 1. Please contact SKC for more information.

Description Pack Size Part Number  
AcoustiCHEK Class 2 Calibrator, includes AA batteries Each 703-002  703-002 AcoustiCHEK Class 2 Calibrator 
Replacement Microphone, Class 2, ½ inch pre-polarised 25mV/Pa electret capsule Each 702-019  702-019 Replacement Microphone, Class 2, ½ inch pre-polarised 25mV/Pa electret capsule 
Replacement Windshield, 5 cm (2.5 in) diameter for ½ inch microphone Each 702-016  702-016 Replacement Windshield for SoundCHEK sound meters 
Replacement SoundCHEK Essential Pre-amp Assembly Each 702-023  702-023 SoundCHEK Essential Pre-amp Assembly 
AcoustiCHEK Class 2 Calibrator


Replacement Microphone Class 2


Replacement Windshield


Preamp Assembly


SoundCHEK ESSENTIAL Sound Level Meter Manual

SoundCHEK Essential Manual