How to build VU Meter 4

August 8, 2010 - category: Sound level meter


The circuit is placed parallel with the exit of power amplifier and us gives the level of signal ,from output. Changing resistance R1, in the input circuit, we adapt the indication of power, in the resistance of loudspeaker, that we use.

Circuit diagram

Circuit diagram

Part list

  • R1=10Kohm for 4ohm
  • R1=18ohm for 8ohm
  • R2=10Kohm
  • R3=390ohm
  • R4=2.7Kohm
  • C1=2.2uF 25V
  • D1-10=LED
  • S1=mini switch
  • IC1=LM3915

circuit from http://users.otenet.gr/~athsam/vu_meter_4.htm

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