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  • What is a Data Logging Sound Level Meter?

    Looking to buy a sound level meter? You’ll probably see the term “data logging sound level meter” quite frequently. But what exactly is a data logging sound level meter and what does it mean for your noise measurements? Sound level meters have come a long way since Cirrus starting manufacturing their own models in the 1970s. The advances in computing technology has made it far ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Integrating-averaging sound level meters and Leq explained

    What is Leq? If noise levels are rapidly changing over time then the 'average level' becomes an important tool in any noise assessment, this average is called the “Equivalent Continuous Sound Level“ and is abbreviated to Leq.  Knowing the Leq is vital if you are conducting noise measurements under the Noise at Work Regulations (2005); as stated above, it is the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Before you buy a sound level meter kit

    Make sure you see it before you buy a new sound level meter kit At Pulsar Instruments, we want you to have 100% confidence in our products.  If, after reading through our website, you are still unsure which sound level meter,  ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • How Often You Should Calibrate A Sound Level Meter

    Do you calibrate a sound level meter frequently? Most sound level meter users know they must calibrate their sound level meters but a questions I frequently get asked if “how often?” Here’s my best practice advice so you can calibrate with confidence. What Do We Mean by Sound Level Meter ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • 50th anniversary of world`s first sound level meter

    Sound Level Meter Celebrates 50th Anniversary 2010 is the year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Type 2203, the mother of all sound level meters. It was the world’s first precision hand-held and transitorised sound level meter. Produced for 21 years, it sold a record number of 17300 units. With its upgrades Type 2204 (Impulse time constant) and 2209 (peak detector), it accounted for a ...

  • 10 facts you should know about Nova sound level meters

    You can configure your Nova sound level meter to be as basic or as advanced as you wish depending on the type of noise you want to measure and where. We know some of you will want some specific adds-on and others will want them all and this is where it gets interesting! Here we list some of the most popular features that you can add to your Nova at the time of purchase or later on. It’s ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Nottinghamshire County Council Chooses Casella Sound Level Meter Kits - Case Study

    When Nottinghamshire County Council needed to upgrade its 20-year-old noise monitoring equipment, it made sense to choose two of the latest high performance 63x series sound level meter kits from previous supplier, Casella - leading global specialist in occupational health and environmental risk management solutions Nottinghamshire County Council is the Minerals and Waste Planning Authority ...


    By Casella

  • Noise 101: What is Equivalent Continuous Sound Level (Leq)?

    For anyone that is measuring sound, you’ve probably come across the term Leq or Equivalent Continuous Sound Level. But what is it and how can it help us when measuring noise with a sound level meter? Setting the Scene Imagine you work on a busy construction site that is operating all day. You have diggers, cranes, trucks and other ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • PC specifications for the NoiseTools software

    The NoiseTools software (supplied with the optimus sound level meters, doseBadge Noise Dosimeter, Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder, CR:800C and CR:260A sound level meters) can be run on most modern PCs. To get the best from the software the PC should meet the minimum specifications below and where possible meet the recommended specifications. If you are using functions such as the FFT analysis ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • How to Set Up an Outdoor Sound Monitoring Kit

    What do demolition sites, construction, industrial and mechanical equipment, outdoor events, transportation facilities, traffic, and air crafts have in common? They all cause noise pollution. Environmental noise can cause adverse effects to those around it which is why it is critical monitor. At RAECO Rents we make outdoor sound monitoring easy! ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • Latest noise measurement kit for HSE professionals launched

    Pulsar Instruments have introduced their latest noise measurement kit for HSE professionals. This consists of a durable metallic case designed to provide an all-encompassing solution for the measurement of both industrial noise and individual noise exposure at work. The newly launched Pulsar ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Excessive Noise levels - are your employees at risk?

    How do you know if you have a noise at work problem? Hearing loss caused by exposure of workers to excessive noise levels at work continues to be a significant occupational disease. As an employer, it’s your legal requirement to ensure you comply with the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 and the Health & Safety Executive. But how do you know if you have a noise at work ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • In-depth workplace noise risk assessments

    Don’t miss a thing with a custom-made noise measurement kit Pulsar Safety Professional System: the-all-in one solution to noise measurement Pulsar Instruments’ Safety Professional noise measurement system offer Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) experts a custom-made solution for resolving their complex workplace noise risk ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Noise level monitoring system flashes alerts in real time

    Exposure to harmful noise levels at work and noise-induced hearing loss can be prevented if the right processes and noise level monitoring system is available. Around the world, millions of workers are affected by excessive noise levels in the workplace.  A large proportion are exposed to noise loud enough, in the region of 80dB(A) – 85dB(A), that they have to raise their voices to be ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Visit Cirrus at A+A 2017 and see the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

    Cirrus Research will be presenting a number of new and exciting additions to the existing range at the A+A Exhibition in October 2017. On stand 6C51 will be the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter and the Optimus Sound Level Meters which together provide a complete solution for both occupational and environmental noise measurements. A+A 2017 will be the first opportunity for visitors to see ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Traffic Noise Mapping in Chile

    Against this backdrop of economic change, a two-year study got underway across three Chilean cities led by the Univ. Austral. and was supported by the Chilean Ministry of the Environment. Academically titled: “Development and analysis of noise maps of three urban agglomerations using modeling software”, the study concentrated on the Chilean cities of Coquimbo – La ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination - Case Study

    Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by thousands of homes and the orchestra is playing sets of the Hacienda’s classic 90s house music hits and you can understand the headache facing Acoustic ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • The 6th biggest noise at work mistake…and how to fix It

    Health & Safety Managers everywhere know that managing noise risks isn’t as easy as it sounds. If you don’t, the company runs the risk of being fined by the Health & Safety Executive or sued by their employees for noise-induced hearing loss. To help you avoid the pitfalls, let’s recap of the 5 Biggest Noise at Work Mistakes. I’ll then talk you through the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Cirrus Research – Noise Measurement Pioneers for Over 45 Years [Video]

    Since 1970, Cirrus’ mission has been to make monitoring noise simple. More than 45 years later, we thought it was time to look back at our story so far and see what we have achieved. Join us by watching our video, which explores our history and what makes us the noise measurement pioneers that we are today. Cirrus Research ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise Pole Power Station Noise case study

    Equipment Summary Invictus Environmental Noise Pole Noise-Hub Noise Management Software Before the Cirrus System was installed we could never investigate noise complaints properly ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

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