sound measuring equipment Articles

  • Buying Noise Measurement Equipment: how to cut costs, not quality

    At a time when budgets are under strain, the Pulsar Model 14, ultra-simple digital sound level meter offers a compliant, reliable, yet affordable noise meter. It is the preferred choice of employers looking for a meter for general purpose use whilst meeting the “Noise at Work” Regulations and the requirements of IEC 61672 to Class 2.  The ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Noise at Work Regulations - making sense of them & measuring sound

    Tips on how to measure sound and manage the noise measurement process Join the noise experts Pulsar Instruments on their face-to-face training courses and gain vital insight into how to manage the noise measurement in the workplace under the Noise at Work Regulations.  The one-day courses, delivered by Pulsar Instruments, are intended to meet the needs of those new to noise ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • When Sound Becomes Noise

    Music to the ears of some can equally be perceived as unwanted, irritating noise to others – as illustrated by a recent news article about a Sydney pub forced to cancel live music on Sunday afternoons after five trouble-free years ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Are Those Inexpensive iPad Sound Measurement Apps Any Good?

    Are those inexpensive iPad sound measurement apps any good? Are they as accurate as a properly calibrated $2,000 type 2 sound level meter? Let's review three separate studies, and an article: Study #1 In early 2014, NIOSH reviewed 192 sound measurement apps. NIOSH concluded, ...

  • Measuring level by weight

    Measuring level or inventory by weight provides high accuracy. The weight is not affected by ingredients that foam or settle unevenly or by changes in density or the shape of the tank. Weight is weight, regardless of percent solids, bridging, rat-holing, or whether your ingredient is conductive or sound-absorbing. Because weighing is a noncontact method of measuring level, there is no chance of ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • 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

  • 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

  • Measuring level of crude oil case study

    MonoScan provides an economical ultrasonic solution for measuring level of crude oil in one of Kaliningrad's well known oil fields. The Eastern Gorino oil field located in Gorino, Kaliningrad near the border of Lithuania, contains 11 oil wells and is capable of producing 200 tons of crude oil per day. The Kaliningrad Geological Oil & Gas company, which owns the field, sought a solution for ...

  • Buy sound level meters online with total confidence

    Why you should have faith when you buy sound level meters online from Pulsar Instruments High standards of management and quality controls Pulsar Instruments plc, is one of the fastest growing manufacturers and suppliers of noise measurement products in the world, announced today that it has resecured its recertification audit from the British ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Noise Control: a sound plan needed

    Practical advice on ways to carry out Noise Control and reduce noise at work, including how to select the correct level of hearing protection and carry out noise reduction activities. Reductions in reported cases of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) from noise at work appear to have taken place in recent years with a considerable fall in the number of new claims and numbers of affected workers. ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Noise measurement in the fast lane! - case study

    Due to the nature of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) work, noise is an inevitable by-product of its daily activities. Consequently to ensure the welfare of both its staff and the community in which it operates, VOSA undertakes regular noise assessments to ensure that the relevant regulations are being adhered to, thereby protecting both the environment in which it operates as well ...


    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

  • British-Made Noise Measurement Products Are Best

    Demand for British-made products has never been so high If you are based in the UK and looking for new noise measurement equipment to carry out your noise assessments, it makes sense to start looking for a device manufactured in this country. Benefits of British-Made Noise Measurement ...


    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

  • See Pulsar Noise Measurement Range at A+A 2017

    Global noise measurement product specialist showing products at A+APulsar Instruments will attend A+A with their German distributor Driesen+Kern GmbH. A+A is the world’s largest and most important specialist trade fair for all aspects of safety, security and health at work. The prestigious trade show will run from 17-20 October 2017 in Düsseldorf in Germany. Pulsar ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Uncertainties in Environmental Noise Assessments - ISO 1996 - Effects of Instrument Class and Residual Sound

    ISO/DIS 1996-2.2 (2005) “Acoustics — Description, assessment and measurement of environmental noise — Determination of environmental noise levels” contains guidelines on assessing the uncertainties of the determined sound pressure levels. This depends on the sound source, measurement time interval, weather conditions, distance from the source, measurement method and instrumentation. Guidelines on ...

  • 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

  • Police Use Casella Equipment To Assess Noise Levels - Case Study

    Leicestershire Police has upgraded its noise monitoring equipment, selecting a Casella Health & Safety Kit in order to help to protect its officers. A global specialist in occupational health and environmental risk management solutions, Casella has supplied a 62x series sound level meter and a dBadge Noise Dosimeter to the regional police force, both of which are known to be easy to use, ...


    By Casella

  • Sound Level Meter Apps – How Accurate Are They?

    There has been a growing awareness of the availability and application of sound level meter apps providing noise measurement functions. Some of these sound level meter apps have been designed to meet, when used with a suitable external microphone, compliance with the relevant instrumentation standards. The vast majority of these are available as free downloads from the Google Play Store or the ...


    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 ...

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