Sound Level Monitoring News

  • Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound

    For the second summer in a row, concentrations of dissolved oxygen in Long Island Sound are higher than the long-term average, indicating improved water quality and improved ecological conditions for organisms that live in the Sound. Aquatic animals rely on oxygen that is dissolved in water to survive. When dissolved oxygen levels decline, this can cause some animals to move away, weaken, or even ...

  • Larson Davis Receives A2LA Accreditation for ISO 17025 Calibration

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce that they are now A2LA accredited to calibrate microphones, sound level meters, acoustic calibrators, and noise dosimeters as described in ISO 17025. Larson Davis has also updated their sound level meter calibration for Models 831 and LxT to now provide a calibration that is fully compliant with the requirements of IEC 61672-3 ...

  • Meet Brüel & Kjær at autumn conferences

    The company’s first exhibition will be at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health's National Conference (CIEH), where Brüel & Kjær’s technical specialists will exhibit the company’s latest measurement tools. The two day conference, running from Tuesday 7th to Wednesday 8th October in Nottingham, has been designed to address the needs - and wide ...

  • Zero Vibration Damper for Thomas OEM pumps

    Portable and stationary devices for medical, analytical and other applications require an extremely low sound and low vibration level of all functional parts. In the past individual adaptions have been created by customers in cooperation with the component manufacturers. Big efforts were necessary to generate a satisfying solution and many different taylored mounting brackets have been ...


    By Gardner Denver Thomas GmbH

  • Argus-Hazco is a Certified Sound Measurement Labatory

    Argus-Hazco is pleased to announce that it is a certified sound-calibration laboratory.  It recently acquired the new Nor1504A Calibration System, which became operational on July 18, 2014. The unit is located at Argus-Hazco’s  Chesterfield, Michigan, corporate headquarters. Argus-Hazco’s technical staff is officially certified to calibrate noise and sound monitoring ...


    By Argus-Hazco

  • Arup Acoustics’ sound project scoops ANC Award

    Arup Acoustics’ work on the High Speed 2 - Sound Demonstrations (HS2) project has won the Environmental Acoustics award category, sponsored by Brüel & Kjær, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) annual awards scheme. The HS2 London to Birmingham train connection is a nationally-significant project and has a high level of public awareness. As the UK ...

  • Tennis Fans are being Advised to Pack their Earplugs for this Week`s Matches

    Wimbledon fans were being advised to pack their earplugs this week as some of the world’s best tennis players with noisy reputations battle it out in SW19. Today sees the media sweetheart Maria Sharapova take on Angelique Kerber in Court No 1 in the Fourth Round. Both players are renowned for their high pitched shrieks that will send the decibel levels soaring with every serve, ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Monitoring Noise Levels in the Workplace with the Pulsar Nova Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level meters have come a long way since they were first launched and are becoming increasingly easy to operate.  Pulsar Nova sound level meters are the latest addition to an already extensive range of noise measurement instruments.  They have been designed with the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Making Noise Measurement Simple with the Optimus Red Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level Meters are increasingly sophisticated and this can often make them difficult to use.  The Cirrus Optimus sound level meters have been specifically designed to be simple to use whilst giving you all of the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Nova 45 and 46: The New Generation in Precision Sound Meters

    The Pulsar Nova 45 (Class 1) & 46 (Class 2) are the premium models within the ground breaking Nova range of precision sound meters for workplace noise measurement. This latest sound level meter with octave band ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Flexible percentile sound level measurements

    The statistical distribution of sound pressure levels is commonly used for environmental noise analysis, such as road traffic or community noise assessments. Now the XL2 allows you to measure any percentile level from 1% through to 99% as well as define the time and frequency weightings for the statistics. The latest XL2 developments extend the level statistics functionality with ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Low-Level Indication for XL2 Sound Level Meter

      The XL2 Sound Level Meter now provides individual under-range indicators for both C- and Z-weighted sound levels. This new feature ensures increased confidence in measurement integrity while maintaining simplicity of measurement. The XL2 supports high ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Active Leak Detection

    When investigating a suspected leak either within a customers property or on the mains network we will conduct a full and thorough survey of the problem area. This will include checks on the integrity of the zone or area and a brief assessment of  consumption. We will then survey all mains and fittings with a leak noise correlator and traditional sounding techniques. We also use additional ...


    By LDS Global

  • Significant partnership secured for Yorkshire noise monitoring manufacturer

    Yorkshire-based noise product designer and manufacturer, Pulsar Instruments plc, have been selected as supplier of noise measurement instrumentation to Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd. A key player in the field of noise measurement Pulsar Instruments play a key part in supplying world class British engineered noise meters ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 01dB launches FUSION, its new sound level meter/analyzer

    On 25 November 01dB officially presented FUSION, its new Smart Sound & Vibration Analyzer. FUSION is a powerhouse of technologies that adapts perfectly to any measurement situation, with three key advantages: Wireless vibration: Deploying cables reduces operational efficiency, so FUSION eliminates the need! For ...


    By ACOEM

  • Innovyze Releases SWMMLive: Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

    Redrawing the boundaries of collection system modeling, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting and management of urban drainage ...


    By Innovyze

  • Double measures from Brüel & Kjær

    To help environmental officers and consultants reduce time spent conducting multi-point acoustic measurements, Brüel & Kjær has launched a 2 Channel Option for its Type 2270 sound level meter. The new 2 channel option on the 2270 allows both channels to receive simultaneous input, from two microphones or accelerometers. It can also receive feedback from one microphone and ...

  • Saving on Sound with Pulsar Instruments

    Trade-in your old sound level meter and save money on a new Pulsar Nova®                 From 21st November til 31st January 2014, Pulsar Instruments plc offer you the chance to get money off a brand new Pulsar Nova® sound level meter noise measurement kit. Pulsar Nova® While there ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • XL2 Analyzer measures Noise Curves

    The XL2 Analyzer offers with firmware V2.60 on-site measurement of all commonly used noise curves according to ANSI and ISO standards. The XL2 determines the acoustic noise spectrum of a room and displays the results together with the reference curves of the standard selected by the operator. Noise curve standards are used to objectively rate the noise level and thus the acoustical quality of a ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • A new version of the NoiseTools software is now available to download

    A new version of the NoiseTools software is now available for download, bringing a set of new features and updates. The new version of NoiseTools is v1.4.6.2362 Included in the new version are: Support for Windows 8.1 (including 64 bit versions) Support added for the CK:680 & CK:690 Outdoor Kits using a VPN ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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