Sound Level Monitoring News

  • Columbia Weather adds Snow Level just in time for winter weather monitoring

    Just in time for winter preparations, Columbia Weather Systems has added a Snow Level Sensor to the sensor options for the proprietary Weather MicroServer. This feature has been added by customer request and can be used with any CWS model weather station. The sensor is installed with an Orion Weather ...

  • Advanced RT60 Reverb Measurement with the XL2

    The XL2 is a precise and reliable RT60 measurement instrument. In addition to the T20 calculation, the XL2 Sound Level Meter now measures reverberation time using the T30 method. This enhancement is in line with the current ISO3382 standard and is free for all XL2 customers. A reverberation time RT60 measurement represents the time taken for the sound level in a room to drop by 60 dB, ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Audio & Acoustic Seminar in Japan

    NTi Japan was privileged to present the XL2 Acoustic Analyzer to more than 70 sound engineers at Sound Festa in Osaka on 24th June 2015. The engineers learned how a high-quality sound reproduction can be achieved. In this seminar on “Audio & Acoustic measurement with Handheld Analyzer“, NTi Japan CEO, Tatsuya Okayasu covered practical applications on sound reproduction. Okayasu ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • XL2 Sound Level Meter – just turn it on!

    The XL2 Sound Level Meter is renowned for providing precise measurements through a simple user interface. Now it just got better. The newly-available "Locked Run" mode of operation means that the XL2 only has to be switched on for measurements to happen automatically. To further ensure continuation of sound level logging, all keys on the device are locked. Sound level measurements ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Low Frequency Noise – the XL2 now offers a valuable toolbox for effective assessment

    The Data Explorer PC software for the XL2 Sound Level Meter now includes a series of professional tools for detailed analysis of low-frequency noise (LFN). The graphical representation of time varying frequency components offers an efficient process for identifying the presence and level of LFN. Also the associated high quality audio recording supports further correlation with the objective ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Urban Noise Monitoring with the Invictus Noise Monitors

    The monitoring of boundary noise levels in urban locations is a high priority as the background noise levels in these environments are potentially already high. When working on new developments in urban locations situated near residents you are responsible for maintaining your noise levels within acceptable limits Monitoring and maintaining acceptable noise levels in urban environments can be a ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • 7th award for DUO Smart Noise Monitor

    After France, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, China and Austria, it’s time for Spain to acknowledge the metrological qualities of 01dB ...


    By ACOEM

  • Cost-Efficient Electro-acoustic Quality Control

    It is common to find electro-acoustic components, such as speakers, buzzers and microphones, in a variety of products like washing machines, freezers, vacuum cleaners and cars. On the production line, these components should be tested as part of the Quality Control process. NTi Audio provides the XL2 Audio and Acoustic Analyzer as a top-class entry-level QC test solution that produces reliable ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Larson Davis Launches New Software Development Kit (SDK) with Support for Microsoft® and Linux®

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce an upgrade to the Larson Davis SLM Software Development Kit (SDK). With this new SDK, Larson Davis improves its open interface and expands support of acoustic engineers and consultants who need to develop custom applications or interface with other systems. The new SDK is available to support application development on ...

  • Larson Davis Launches Next Generation SLM Utility Software - G4

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, announces that a new Sound Level Meter Software, SLM Utility G4, is now available as a free download on their website. Designed to be used with the Model 831 and LxT sound level meters, this utility provides a modern interface that will enhance the user experience when setting up the sound level meters or when analyzing data. Also shipped with new ...

  • Sound and vibration pioneer Per V. Brüel turns 100

    For this milestone moment, Mr. Brüel will look back on a century in which he played multiple larger-than-life roles, including engineer and visionary inventor, founder of a major global corporation, pilot and explorer who personally pioneered new markets. “He literally created the field, as industries didn’t measure sound and vibration at all in the days when he ...

  • Green walls show promise as sound barriers for buildings

    Green walls, designed so they are covered in vegetation, could help cut the amount of noise that enters buildings, a new study has found. In lab. tests, researchers found that a modular green wall system reduced sound levels by 15 decibels (dB). This leads them to believe that it is a promising sound reduction device that could improve quality-of-life for city residents. Green walls and green ...

  • Sound noise testing solutions for ensuring Noise at Work compliance

    When it comes to ensuring compliance with the Noise at Work Regulations (2005) in an industrial setting such as a factory, workshop, warehouse or a construction site, one thing is for sure: you need outstanding noise testing and noise monitoring technology to obtain the best results. The Noise at Work ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Casella sound analysers approved by the German PTB

    Casella, a global provider of occupational and environmental monitoring equipment, announced today that its two CEL-62X and CEL-63X sound level meter series have received regulatory type approval from Germany’s Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB). Type approval is mandatory for many official measurements undertaken by Government enforcement agencies or specialist Consultants. ...


    By Casella

  • XL2-TA Sound Level Meter receives Austrian Type Approval

    The XL2-TA Sound Level Meter has received class 1 type-approval from the BEV (Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen) in Austria. The type approved class 1 sound level meter is therefore suitable for environmental noise, ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • $1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

    Top federal and state environmental officials today announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups in Connecticut and New York to improve the health of Long Island Sound. The projects, which are funded through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, will open up 12.4 miles of river for passage of native fish and restore 80 acres of coastal habitat, ...

  • Point and shoot sound level meter

    This small, ‘switch on and go’ sound level meter from Pulsar Instruments can be found in thousands of small, medium and large businesses around the world.  Such is its popularity with customers that, although it is an established product, demand for it keeps on coming with no sign of slowing down. If you are not familiar with it yet,  ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Nova: nothing ‘average’ about this sound level meter

    Advanced integrating sound level meter Nova is the latest range of advanced integrating sound level meters designed specifically for safety professionals by Pulsar Instruments, expert manufacturer and global retailer of noise measurement equipment since 1969. This handheld integrating sound level meter is available as ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Something new for building acoustics!

    The verification of building acoustic quality requires technicians to take numerous measurements from multiple locations in the building. This requires excellent organization and a perfect knowledge of the standards and regulations in force. 01dB offers a simple, effective and versatile solution to help acoustic engineers improve their productivity: 01dB Smart Building Acoustics Solution. ...


    By ACOEM

  • Sound investment for bed manufacturer to the healthcare market

    Sidhil Ltd is one of Europe’s foremost manufacturers of hospital and home health care furniture and accessories, serving as a principal supplier of an extensive product range to both the private and public healthcare markets in the UK as well as into an increasing number of international markets. Sidhil Ltd joins a list of big names in manufacturing who ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

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