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AngryAsian: Why are power meters so expensive?

Despite the proliferation of power meters and their continued refinement over the years, one thing hasn’t changed all that much: the price. With few exceptions, nearly all of them cost well over US$1,000 and some much more than that. Some readers regularly question why that is given that many of the embedded components aren’t all that expensive.

I posed the issue to several power meter companies. Here’s what they had to say.

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