Sound Level Monitoring News

  • PCE Instruments launched 3 new sound level meters

    PCE Instruments recently launched 3 brand-new and highly accurate class 1 and 2 sound level meters. These have been designed to tackle the wide-spread problem of noise at the workplace which can cause health issues. However, with their many functions, they can be used in many other areas of application. An alarming number of employees worldwide has to deal with unacceptable noise levels ...


    By PCE Instruments

  • SoundPLAN complies with changes proposed to standards for the calculation of sound outdoors

    SoundPLAN supports and complies with changes that have been proposed to ISO/TR 17534-3:2015, (https://www.iso.org/standard/66128.html) which relates to acoustics software for the calculation of sound outdoors. Additional recommendations have been proposed for the calculation method of ISO 9613‑2. This International Standard ISO 9613-2 outlines ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • XL2 Sound Level Meter Calibration according to IEC standard

    In addition to developing and manufacturing audio, acoustic and vibration measurement systems, NTi Audio also offers a range of calibration and maintenance services for its devices. Besides the calibration of individual system components, a complete Sound Level Meter calibration according to IEC61672-3: 2013 is now available. The XL2 Analyzer and microphone are subjected to a series of acoustic ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • NEW Class 1 sound calibrator Nor1256!

    Nor1256 is a small battery-operated precision class 1 microphone calibrator conforming to IEC60942 and ANSI S1.40. The combination of two different levels and two different frequencies allow both level linearity and frequency linearity to be verified. In addition the sound calibrator measures the environmental conditions; air pressure, temperature and humidity. ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • New Nor103 Sound Level Meter

    Nor103 has been developed to cover the most common noise measurements like noise at work, environmental noise or simple product noise measurements, traceable and according to standards.  Covering a range from 30 to 137 dBA and operated by only 3 push buttons, this is an instrument for a several uses and users. It comes with some useful accessories like windshield and a rubber cover for ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • Cirrus Research & Occupational Health Dynamics announce sole distribution partnership for the USA

    Cirrus Research has partnered with Occupational Health Dynamics (OHD) as its sole distributor for the whole of the U.S . OHD began life serving the occupational health care market in the Southeastern United States and historically has provided top-quality equipment and services to occupational health care providers. These products range from vision and hearing to OHD ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Cirrus is a Founding Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics

    Did you know that Cirrus has been a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics since 1989? This is something of which we are very proud and Cirrus, alongside Brüel and Kjaer, is one of the remaining Founding Key Sponsors. Cirrus has had a long standing relationship with the Institute and the UK acoustics industry stretching back over many years, going back to when Cirrus was ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • New opportunities for overseas distribution

    Pulsar Instruments is one of UK’s foremost designers and manufacturers of noise measurement instrumentation for occupational safety compliance, with an established reputation for quality and durability. As a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of occupational sound level meters, ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • LNE Type Approval to IEC 61672-1:2013 & IEC 61260:1995 for the Optimus Red & Optimus Green

    We’re pleased to announce that the Class 1 Optimus Green and Class 1 Optimus Red Sound Level Meters have passed the latest round of Type Approval Tests and have been certified as meeting the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Brüel & Kjær acquires Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd.

    On 1st July 2016 Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S acquired its long-term partner, Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd. to further expand its Global Engineering Services team and capabilities. Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd. is conveniently located at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford, UK and has a dedicated team of professionally qualified sound and ...

  • Webinar: Sound Level - Definition, Calculation, Practice

    NTi Audio cordially invites you to a free live webinar. Sound level measurements are part of an acousticians daily work. A deep understanding of the measured values and their correct calculation are therefore of fundamental importance. This webinar explains the mathematical and physical basis for the calculation of sound levels, along with practical examples and tips. The ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Sounding off – live music pub vows to fight noise nuisance order

    Last orders are being called on live music at a pub in Berwick following complaints from just one neighbour. The Barrels Ale House was ordered to turn the volume down after a neighbour complained. Simon Vickers, who has owned the venue for five years, said he had been forced to cancel all its gigs for the foreseeable future, but was looking to challenge the decree. He said the notice had been ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • A new generation of remote control and data acquisition from a sound level meter!

    The Nor150’s built in web server opens up a new world of remote communication and acquisition of data from a sound level meter. Simply connect to your instrument via LAN, GPRS or WiFi using a web browser to control, download or view the measurement in real time. The program covers all applications from downloading files to full control of your analyser to add markers, start a recording or ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • Directivity of Microphones in Portable Devices

    Portable devices such as smartphones, tablets or laptops are often used in hands-free mode for telephone calls. For the manufacturer of the device, it is important to ensure that the microphone is able to pick up the speech from all directions so that the user is well understood. With the new version of the microphone test software RT-MicFX, NTi Audio offers a simple and convenient method to ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Hands-on Real Driving Emissions Expertise

    Due to the Real Driving Emissions (RDE) tests decided on by the European Commission for 2017, vehicle manufacturers face new challenges. The primary topics of interest for the automotive industry in connections with RDE currently focus on emissions and consumption measurements in real traffic. To give customers and other interested parties an overview of the current state of the discussion and ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • New Noise Logger efficiently and reliably measures sound levels

    Brüel & Kjær today announced the release of its new Noise Logger that enables users to confidently take unattended noise level measurements 24 hours a day. The Noise Logger cost-effectively empowers organizations to: ·        Demonstrate noise level compliance  ...

  • Keep building acoustic insulation up to standard

    Ensuring room acoustics meet the latest ISO 16283-1:2014 standard is much easier for architects, developers and acousticians with Brüel & Kjær's Qualifier™ Type 7830 software. To ensure the interior sound quality of buildings is fit for purpose, such as ensuring low background noise in recording studios, concert halls or schools, developers must test the insulation ...

  • Complete Test Solution for Loudspeaker QC

    For manual or automatic quality control of loudspeakers, NTi Audio offers a complete and compact solution. The recently-introduced FX-SIP Amplifier & Impedance Measuring Module is the core of the new system. This module is built in to the FLEXUS FX100 Audio Analyzer and requires no external power amplifier to run the tests. Simply plug in an M2010 measurement microphone ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Sound level meter post-processing software improves support of the latest standards

    Brüel & Kjær’s Measurement Partner Suite post-processing software and Type 2250 family of sound level meters have been updated to make measuring sound and vibration easier for environmental consultants. Key enhancements include: ·        Support of ISO 1996:2007 measurement uncertainty ...

  • New Turntable for Measurement of Sound Directional Characteristics

    To effortlessly determine the directional characteristics of microphones, small loudspeakers and portable devices NTi Audio presents the TT01 turntable. The precise turntable mechanism produces definitive results from a choice of recording methods and configurations. Pre-configured microphone and loudspeaker test software packages drive the turntable via USB, while an intuitive programming ...


    By NTi Audio AG

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