Either you have a digital storage oscilloscope, or one builds up to a peak detector, with which one can hold the height of this short tip. Also for audio level meters used to a peak detector to determine short term dynamic and can disqualify accordingly.
Here are some links to Peak detectors
Here you will find Schematic Circuit Diagram for DIY and further information on Peak detector
|Peak meter for (not only) audio signals||220.127.116.11/dproj/pdpage/pdp.htm|
|Peak Detector Data Sheet||www.analog.com/UploadedFiles/Data_Sheets/34163760PKD01_a.pdf|
|Digital Peak Detector||www.web-ee.com/Schematics/Peak%20Detector/PeakDetector.htm|