acoustical sound board News

  • NTi Audio experts at Swiss Acoustical Conference

    This year’s spring meeting of Swiss acousticians provided NTi Audio with an extraordinary forum for presentation of their wide range of professional expert measurement solutions. The day consisted of a series of practical demonstrations, led by engineers from all major manufacturers. Visitors learned how to determine speech intelligibility as well as measure reverberation time, sound ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • New Sound Level Meter from Larson Davis

    Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces their new SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter, a full-featured meter designed for general product evaluation and noise monitoring applications. This rugged, hand-held meter comes equipped with a graphic display and a fixed set of firmware options and is backed by a 2-year factory warranty, 24-hour application support, and an ...

  • Make sure your products sound right!

    Products that sound wrong can annoy your customers or could indicate a product defect.  Detecting such irregularities before shipping is important, because customers judge the product quality based on these sounds. NTi Audio provides solutions to check the sound quality of your products fast and reliably in an end-of-line test. The best solution uses the FX100 Audio Analyzer ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Larson Davis Announces Certification of Model 831 Sound Level Meter

    Model 831 Sound Level Meter receives French LNE Certification for environmental noise measurement. Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces the certification of 831 sound level meter by LNE, Laboratoire National de métrologie et d'Essais (National Metrology and Testing Laboratory). The pattern approval certificate Nº LNE-25444 rev. 0 dated from 8th of ...

  • 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

  • ASTM C840 - 11 Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board

    This specification covers requirements for the methods of application and finishing of gypsum board. Construction details for a specific assembly to achieve the required fire resistance shall be obtained from reports of fire-resistance tests, engineering evaluations, or listings from recognized fire testing laboratories. Gypsum board assembly shall conform to ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Larson Davis measures Guinness world record for crowd noise at Arrowhead Stadium

    Larson Davis, a Division of PCB Piezotronics, announces that it supplied noise monitoring equipment to measure crowd noise at the Kansas City Chiefs outdoor stadium. This event took place in week 6 of the 2013 NFL season with the Kansas City Chiefs playing the Oakland Raiders. The crowd noise measured in at 137.5 decibels and broke the Guinness World Record for the loudest crowd noise at an ...

  • Larson Davis launches new audiometric couplers for insert earphones and hearing aid tests

    Larson Davis has raised the bar for audiometer calibration systems and guarantees total customer satisfaction to make sure clients are getting the best product at the best price. Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., introduces two new 2 cm3 couplers and a new '711' coupler for testing insert earphones and other audio transducers. AEC204 is a very affordable occluded-ear ...

  • Larson Davis enhances environmental noise monitoring systems

    Larson Davis has added the SEN032 wind sensor to its product line, providing the industry's first low-cost alternative for customers who want a wind-only option for environmental noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 incorporates the Vaisala WMT52 ultrasonic wind sensor (with support) into the NoiseTutor and Model 831 based noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 can be used in a variety of ...

  • Larson Davis Enhances the Model 831 NoiseTutor for Noise Monitoring Applications

    The enhanced NoiseTutor allows for remote control, high speed data transfer, and the publishing of real-time reports and alerts. Larson Davis is pleased to introduce the latest version of the Model 831 NoiseTutor. The NoiseTutor provides unique capability for consultants and project leaders who need real-time acoustic data or who may be challenged with monitoring noise at remote sites. ...

  • Environmental noise in colour

    Casella CEL, the UK's specialist provider of environmental monitoring solutions has developed an all-new model in its CEL-600 Series of digital sound level meters. The Casella CEL-621 represents the smallest 1/3rd octave-band noise analyser in the world and includes statistical (Ln%) values making it the perfect tool for short-term, hand-held, environmental noise assessments.  Casella CEL is ...


    By Casella

  • ASTM C1280 - 11 Standard Specification for Application of Gypsum Sheathing

    This specification covers the minimum requirements for and the methods of application of gypsum sheathing for use as a substrate for exterior wall cladding. Gypsum sheathing board is a substrate that shall be covered by an exterior cladding or other weather-resistive barrier and is not intended for long-term exposure. Framing members shall be installed so that the surface will be in an ...


    By ASTM International

  • Airbus acquires Brüel & Kjær ramp noise test system

    Airbus has acquired a 250-channel Brüel & Kjær PULSE™ data acquisition system for multi-purpose noise and vibration testing. Airbus’s first use of the system will be for ramp noise compliance testing of its jetliner family of aircraft. Ramp noise testing evaluates and reduces the noise exposure of maintenance personnel and ...

  • Major flood repair helped by remote control boat

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively to repair the damage and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Shockingly Speedy Software

    Automotive manufacturers can reduce their costs and test times with an upgraded edition of LDS’ Random Vibration Control Software - Version 8.1. LDS - part of the Brüel & Kjær group since November 2008 - created this software for use with its Laser USB™ Vibration Controller. The Random Vibration Control Software improves laboratory simulation of real-life vibration when ...

  • Saint-Gobain and Its North American Businesses Showcase Sustainable Building Products, Unveil Carbon Calculator at Greenbuild 2012

    VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain and its well-known North American subsidiaries, including CertainTeed, Norton, ...


    By Saint-Gobain

  • Beacon Institute Extends River Observatory Network to Fort Edward

    Collaboration With General Electric Launches Real-Time Monitoring of the Upper Hudson RiverFORT EDWARD, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries announced today that it has deployed its first of many real-time monitoring stations that will monitor the northern reaches of the Hudson River. Launched in cooperation with ...


    By Marketwire

  • ReportsnReports - The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials

    The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials  THIS REPORT: The definition of green building materials and the criteria these materials must meet in order to be called green Global trends in the market, including data for 2008, estimates for 2009, and a ...


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