Window Tint Meter for NY State Inspection Facilities

Recent changes to NYS vehicle inspection regulations require facilities to have a window tint meter capable of testing side, front, and rear automotive windows for the percentage of Visual Light Transmittance. is here to help you comply with the new law.


Professional Model Automotive
Visual Light Transmittance Meter

The VLT 171 window tint meter is a cost effective, easy to use, and durable tool for measuring VLT. It has been engineered specifically to meet the new NYS DMV requirements.

The rugged VLT 171 is an extremely simple to use two piece meter which can measure all vehicle windows including front, rear, and side windows.


  • Fast 4 second testing
  • Simple one switch operation
  • Automatic shut off extends battery life
  • 10 year LED light source
  • Wired sensors ensure that neither piece can be left in car
  • Protective carrying case included
  • One button self calibration
  • Continuous testing for rapid testing of multiple windows
  • Backlit digital display
  • Magnetic dual sensors hold to the window
  • Calibration sample included
  • Sensors do not require batteries
  • No mechanical micro switch
  • Padded sensors protect glass
  • Reinforced cord ends for durability
  • Built in low battery warning
  • Beep notification of auto shutdown
  • One year limited warranty



  • Display: 10mm LCD
  • Resolution: 0.1
  • Accuracy: +- 2%
  • Wavelength: 550 Nanometers
  • Measurement Range: 0~100% Light Transmission
  • Sample Thickness: Up to 18mm/0.4inch
  • Operating conditions: 0~120°F, <90%RH
  • Time of Testing: Maximum of 4 seconds
  • Effects from Stray Light: Not Effected by Stray Light
  • Light Source: LED
  • Measuring Mode: Continuous
  • LED Lamp Life Expectancy: 10 Years
  • Power Source: 4 x 1.5V AAA Batteries (not included)
  • Weight: 4.6oz
  • Dimensions:
    o Main Unit: 5.5" x 3.25" x 1.25"
    o Sensor: 2.75" X 1.5"
    o Sensor Cord Length 57"

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VLT171 window tint meter for NYS vehicle inspection facilities

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Protective Carrying Case Included FREE!



  • Only ONE set of batteries
  • Wired sensors can not be separated and left on vehicle
  • Strong magnets do not rely on suction cups which can tear or be easily damaged. Suction cups do not stick to dirty windows!


Ships from NY warehouse for fast delivery wants to ensure that NY State inspection facilities have a fast, easy, and affordable way to comply with the new window tint regulations for NYS vehicle safety inspections. Our goal is to supply a long lasting window tint meter that will provide years of hassle free service.

NYS DMV Inspection Facility Notice

Click here to read 12/19/16 NYSVIP notice 224