Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of acoustic and vibration measurement systems used for environmental noise monitoring, workplace noise/vibration exposure, and general noise surveys. The Larson Davis product line includes products such as Type 1 Sound Level Meters, Permanent & Quasi Permanent Outdoor Noise Monitoring Terminals, Environmental Noise Processing Software, Noise & Vibration Dosimeters, Workplace Noise Evaluation / Management Software, and Measurement Microphones. With almost 30 years of experience in the noise measurement market, global sales & service network, and our Total Customer Satisfaction policy you can count on Larson Davis for your environmental noise needs.

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Larson Davis (LD) was founded in 1981, as a manufacturer of precision acoustic test and vibration measurement instrumentation. After joining the PCB Group in 1999, Larson Davis is a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc. (www.pcb.com ) with ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing and engineering in Provo, Utah and sales and marketing in Depew, New York. LD has grown into a globally recognized source for seamless sound and vibration systems with the PCB® guarantee of Total Customer Satisfaction.

Larson Davis core competencies include sound level meters; human vibration meters; dosimeters; calibrators; audiometric calibration systems; microphones and accessories; software products; and acoustic test systems. Larson Davis products are used for audiometer calibration; building acoustics, environmental noise and community noise monitoring; industrial hygiene, worker hearing conversation, and hand-arm, whole body and general vibration measurement.

The backbone of Larson Davis is its mission statement: Total Customer Satisfaction or Your Money Refunded. This mission is not only supported by full applications engineering and technical support, but also a growing worldwide network of sales offices and representatives, available to assist with customer requests.

Why Choose a Larson Davis Product?

Larson Davis has decades of experience in designing and building top-quality, affordable instruments that perform to the highest demands of the professionals who use them.

We understand you have many choices when it comes to selecting noise and vibration instrumentation. When it comes to finding the best solution for your particular needs, Larson Davis has what it takes to help you choose exactly the right tool with confidence, backed by the best customer care in the industry. Larson Davis offers a standard 2-year warranty and every product we sell is supported by our pledge of Total Customer Satisfaction: If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with a Larson Davis product or service, we will repair it, replace it or refund your money in full — up to ONE YEAR after date of purchase! No other company stands behind their products and services like Larson Davis.

Mission Statement

To help our customers make better measurements with quality innovative instruments.

This will be achieved by nurturing a Company environment that encourages and rewards excellence in team member performance and providing tomorrows measurement needs today.

  • We are committed to providing Total Customer Satisfaction by meeting or exceeding customers expectations in, technical and application support, product development and timely turnaround times of repair and calibration needs.
  • We are committed to providing innovation and leadership to the acoustic and vibration market through our products, and participation in leading industry development boards and the scientific community.
  • We believe in empowering our team members and providing job enrichment by offering educational assistance, ongoing training on all facets of operations in the organization, encouraging free thinking, providing excellent benefits and a stimulating and enjoyable work environment.
  • We believe that it is important to give back to the community and we have adopted a Good Neighbor attitude through participation in community events and service to others.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

The Larson Davis - Rapid Deployment Noise Monitoring System

NoiseTutor: Continuous monitoring of environmental data in remote areas has always presented a unique set of challenges. Typical solutions involve complex installations, frequent visits to remote locations to keep the system fully operational and require expert level attention to retrieve and share data amongst customers, consultants and project leads.

Larson Davis - PRM2103 - Outdoor Preamplifier

New Lower Cost Alternative Outdoor Preamplifier with all the necessary functionalities of Model 426A12 The Larson Davis PRM2103 has been designed to be used with an environmental shroud for portable or permanent outdoor use in a wide range of weather conditions. The PRM2103 combines the cost savings of a standard preamplifier with features for unattended monitoring and an inexpensive shroud to create a product that is ideal for remote sound level ...

FEATURED APPLICATIONS

Traffic noise monitoring - Health and Safety - Noise and Vibration

Traffic noise impacts millions of people at home and at work. Traffic noise can impact your ability to work, learn rest, play, relax, and sleep. This form of noise can also lead to mental and physical health concerns. The noise is dependent upon such issues as: Traffic volume. Traffic Speed. Vehicle Content. Road Surface. Surrounding Area.

Noise monitoring for airports - Aerospace & Air Transport - Airports

Airports, small and large, use noise and operations monitoring systems to reduce the noise of flight operations in the surrounding community.  Noise monitoring is generally used to evaluate noise abatement programs and to develop aircraft departure and arrival procedures that minimize the impact of aircraft noise based upon altitude, flight path, and time of day.  Noise monitoring is linked with radar tracking so that specific aircraft can be identified when noise limits are exceeded and so...

FEATURED SERVICES

Product Repairs

Larson Davis provides full repair and calibration services. To aid in the speedy repair evaluation of your instruments, please contact Larson Davis to request a Return Materials Authorization number (RMA). An advanced authorization to proceed with the repair will greatly expedite the process. You will be contacted with a quote prior to any repairs. For the most efficient service, please provide a detailed written description of the malfunction ...

Calibration and Certification Services

Larson Davis offers NIST traceable calibration services. Your microphone, preamplifier, instrument and transducers are an important part of your sound and vibration measurement system, so make sure your system is properly calibrated by those who understand the complexities of these components. Please contact us directly or a Larson Davis representative to order these services.

FEATURED SOFTWARE

SLM - Utility Software Programs

The SLM Utility Software Programs interface the Larson Davis Sound Level Meters Model types 720; 812; 820; SoundTrack LxT; 831 and System 824 with a PC and Printer. This enables the instruments to be controlled  from the PC, providing the facility of a large color screen to assist data measurement, instrument control and measurement interpretation. The instruments can be 'setup' from the PC via an Upload routine or 'setup' data can be transferred ...

HVManager

HVManager is a Risk Assessment and Recordkeeping software tool for reporting Vibration measurements and predicting Personal Exposure Levels. It provides reports of vibration measurement data from hand-arm and whole-body measurements acquired from the Larson Davis HVM100 Human Vibration Meter and produces vibration database records by tool type and serial number. HVManager also compiles cumulative predicted vibration exposure levels from any ...

FEATURED DOWNLOADS

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EVENTS ATTENDED

American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce 2012)

INDUSTRIES SERVED

Company details

Business Type:
Technology - Manufacturer

Industry Type:
Health and Safety - Noise and Vibration

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Year Founded:
1981

Employees:
101-1000

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