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Taking a Look at the Best Digital Moisture Meters

How wet is it? Anytime you need to carefully monitor the moisture content of some type of material, there’s no substitute for a good moisture meter. They’re widely used in woodworking, agriculture, building inspection, leatherwork, and countless other industries. Is there too much moisture in wood flooding? You might be looking at mold or warping. Too much moisture in bailed hay? You could be looking …

Reviews of the Best Decibel Meter (Sound Level Reader)

Whether you’re recording your bands demo tape or just curious how loud it is in your favorite coffee shop, a decibel meter is the one piece of equipment that can give you an answer. For anyone working with professional grade audio, this is a must-have piece of equipment. From recording hardware to amplified audio systems, the only way to really know how loud your environment …

Ultimate Guide to the Best EMF Meters & Detectors

Radiation is all around us. It’s coming from televisions, tablets, and laptops. It’s coming from radio towers, and it’s coming down from satellites. Without climbing inside of a cave, it’s actually pretty hard to entirely escape it. That also means the ubiquitous nature of EMF is tricky to measure without a highly sensitive instrument. How to Choose EMF Meters & Detectors When you want to …

Best Digital Protractors and Angle Gauges

Whether you’re a savvy woodworker, or just somebody looking to do a little maintenance work around your house, a protactor is one of the most useful tools you can have. They’re used for everything from wood joints to cutting angles. Unless you don’t plan on building anything fancier than a box, you’re certainly going to need to measure an angle sometime in the near future. …