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  • New Acoustic Calibrators from Cirrus Research plc

    Cirrus Research plc announces the introduction of a new range of Acoustic Calibrators. Key features of the new CR:514 and CR:515 are: > IEC 60942:2003 Class 2 & Class 1 Performance > 94dB Sound Pressure Level Output > Suitable for use with ½” microphone capsules > Automatic power switch off with user override giving long battery life > Robust case with ergonomic design The ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • LNE Type Approval for the CR:515 Acoustic Calibrator

    The CR:515 is a Class 1 Acoustic Calibrator that is designed to be used for the field calibration of sound level meters, noise measurement instruments and other noise monitoring equipment. Field calibration of noise measurement equipment is essential to ensure that measurements are accurate and that the equipment is working correctly. Using an acoustic calibrator such as the CR:515 helps users ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Room with Acoustics

    Brüel & Kjær now offers the latest version of room acoustics measurement software, DIRAC 5. Created by Acoustics Engineering, DIRAC is PC-based software used for measuring a wide range of room acoustical parameters. Based on the measurement and analysis of impulse responses, DIRAC supports a variety of measurement configurations. For accurate measurements, according to the ISO 3382 ...

  • Casella’s CEL-120 acoustic calibrator achieves Germany`s PTB approval

    Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) - leading global specialist in industrial hygiene and occupational health monitoring equipment - has announced that its compact CEL-120 acoustic calibrator has recently achieved Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) approval.   The PTB is Germany’s National Institute for ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • ‘Advance’ Your Acoustic knowledge

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce its support of the Institute of Sound & Vibration Research (ISVR) 2011 Advanced Course. ISVR’s Advanced Course consists of a three-day core element, which is preceded by an optional two-day refresher in the principles of vibration and acoustics. Following completion of the refresher ...

  • Excellence in Acoustics Awards scheme

    Acoustic trade association, Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), has launched a set of awards to promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and raise the profile of the acoustics industry.  The awards, due to be presented on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, divides into four sections: Environmental Acoustics, sponsored by Bruel & ...

  • Pulsar Instruments Models 105/106 Acoustic Calibrators help improve noise measurement

    Those two products from Pulsar Instruments plc. , the Model 105 and Model 106, can lead to a significant improvement in noise measurements.  Acoustic calibrators are an essential piece of equipment in that they set and check the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • New annual acoustic award scheme

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has launched a new annual awards scheme, offering entrants the chance to win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. During the conference, taking place on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, this particular prize will be awarded to the winner of the Brüel & ...

  • Association of Noise Consultants to Reward Best Acoustic Practitioners

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) annual awards, taking place in June, will see one of the entrants win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. ANC Awards Task Force chairman, Ed Clarke said: “Our Awards look for examples of work that displays innovation and originality in acoustic design - or approach to a particular project. There are no ...

  • New version of room acoustic prediction software launched

    Brüel & Kjær has launched a flexible, faster and more comprehensive version of room acoustic prediction software - ODEON 11. This latest version enables users to perform their calculations twice as fast, as previously, with the addition of a new ray-radiation pattern based on the Fibonacci spiral. This spiral provides the same calculation precision, but with half the number of ...

  • Autumn acoustic advice from Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration specialist, Bruel & Kjaer UK is running a range of practical and theoretical training courses, held at the UK’s head office in Royston, throughout autumn. The company’s first session, Acoustic & Vibration Introduction for Design & Test Engineers, is a three-day course running from 15th to 17th September. It provides industrial engineers with a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory

    The Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory will contain new equipment including data acquisition hardware, analysis software, electrodynamic shakers and impact hammers. The laboratory will enable the Future Energy Initiative - a project to create a unique Scandinavian centre for research into clean energy solutions. It will help to enable working in new cross-disciplined areas, with emphasis on ...

  • Make calibration one of your New Year’s resolutions

    This time of year it’s traditional for individuals to make New Year’s resolutions about their health regime with a full body MOT.  Cirrus Research, noise measurement specialist, is advising owners of noise measurement equipment to take the same approach by ensuring that their instruments are calibrated regularly by an approved laboratory.  This will help verify that the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Calibrating and servicing noise measurement instruments is not a luxury

    Why have your noise measurement calibrated and serviced? Pulsar Instruments plc, the fastest growing manufacturer of noise measurement products in the world, is highlighting the importance of returning any precision instruments bought from them for regular calibration and servicing. Buying a new noise measurement instrument is an investment.  As such, it is ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Robot-controlled acoustic holography helps hearing aid development

    Hearing aid manufacturers are constantly striving to improve speech intelligibility and comfortable listening, with researchers investigating computer-aided technology to design better hearing aids by improving sound transmission, reducing noise interference and feedback. According to Poul Kristensen, Senior Acoustic Engineer at GN ReSound: “The big challenge in ...

  • Chelsea receives export order for Acoustic Echo Repeater System

    Chelsea Technologies Group announces a further export order for the Echo Repeater Acoustics Source (ERAS) system. ERAS is a compact and versatile acoustic system for the performance evaluation of a wide range ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • ESTECH marks 20th year with new acoustic testing site

    Situated less than 40 km from the centre of Tokyo, the two storey building has a hemi-anechoic chamber, an excitation test room and an associated test preparation room. The excitation test room, which can be flexibly partitioned, contains two structural beds isolated from external vibration. And two cranes capable of lifting up to 2.8 tonnes, for moving heavy structures such as engines, tractor ...

  • Larson Davis announces the New PRM2103 outdoor preamplifier with automatic calibration check

    The Larson Davis PRM2103 Outdoor Preamplifier is designed for use with the Model 831 Sound Level Meter, the 377B02 microphone, and an environmental shroud for portable or permanent outdoor use in a wide range of weather conditions. The PRM2103 combines the cost savings of a standard preamplifier with features for unattended monitoring and an inexpensive shroud to create a product that is ideal ...

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