If you're looking for a meter to perform noise measurements for noise at work assessments, look no further than the dBAir Sound Level Meter.
Choose between Class 1 and Class 2, and optionally add 1/1 Octave Band Analysis for accurate hearing protection assessments,
Intuitive to use, this sound meter is supplied with a noise at work assessments template to make your job as easy as possible. This model has all the required features and parameters that a sound level meter for noise at work needs, including Leq, Lepd, Exposure Points and Octave Band Analysis.
|Application||Noise at Work|
|Class||Class 1, Class 2|
|Weightings||A, C, Z|
|Measurement Parameters||Leq, Lmin, Lmax, Peak, Dose, HSE Exposure Points, Lep’d (LEX), Hearing Protector Calculator|
|Features||1/1 Octave Bands, Hearing Protection Database, WiFi Data Transfer, Dose, Data Logging|
|Available Outside the UK?||Yes|
The Castle dBAir Sound Meter is the ideal instrument for performing noise measurements for compliance with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.
It's hard wearing, easy to use and comes pre-set with templates for noise measurements, allowing you to get started straight away and not worry about complicated set-up procedures.
Choose between Class 2 and Class 1 for extra accuracy, and upgrade your meter with Octave Band analysis. This will allow you to analyse different frequencies in greater detail, and is a requirement to perform Octave Band hearing protection assessments.
This high value sound level meter provides Safety Managers and Noise Assessors the ideal noise assessing instrument for industrial noise.
Developed, manufactured and supported in the UK, this new sound level meter brings with it some unique features.
This sound level meter has been designed and created with all of the required features and parameters that safety managers and noise assessors require when assessing industrial noise in the workplace.
In addition, this sound level meter comprises everything that's required to carry out assessments to the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 in the simplest and quickest possible way.
Upgrade your instrument with 1/1 Octave Band Analysis to enable you and your instrument to perform hearing protection assessments using the octave band method - the most accurate method of determining the correct level of hearing protection.
Unique to Castle sound level meters is the in-built Hearing Protection Database, which is a comprehensive database of hearing protectors found directly on this sound level meter.
The Octave Band version of the dBAir Safety, enables the user to carry out Octave Band Hearing Protection Assessments, which is the most accurate method of determining the correct level of hearing protection. In combination with the in-built “Hearing Protection Database”, users can select suitable hearing protection directly from the dBAir Meter. Take full control of your occupational noise exposure.
As you can see from the images it has a large colour screen, easy use keypad and is supplied in an attractive but hard wearing casing.
You can download our brochure to find out more information about the dBAir Sound Level Meter range: dBAir Sound Level Meter Brochure
|Applicable Standards||IEC 61672-1:2013 IEC 61260-1:2014 (Where Octave Bands Fitted) IEC 61252:1993 amendment 1:2000 (Where Exposure Fitted)|
|Microphone||Class 1:Type 1 Pre-Polarised ½” (50mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone -26 dB ± 2 dB re 1V/Pa Class 2:Type 2 Pre-Polarised ½” (25mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone –32 dB ± 3 dB re 1V/Pa|
|Measurement Ranges||Linear Operating Range: 95dB|
|Noise Floor||Typical ’A’ WeightingFrequency WeightingsMeasurement 1: A, C or Z Measurement 2: A, C or Z|
|Frequency Range||1 Hz - 20 kHz (electrical characteristics) Class 1: 12.5 Hz - 20 kHz (including microphone) Class 2: 16Hz - 16kHz (including microphone)|
|Time Weighting||Measurement 1: Slow, Fast, Impulse Measurement 2: Slow, Fast, Impulse|
|Display||2.4” Full Colour TFT 240x320 pixels|
|Dual Measurements||Simultaneous dual measurement with independent time and frequency weightings|
|Octave Band Analysis||Where fitted 1/1 or 1/3 octave band analysis on measurement 1 only.|
|dBAir Safety:||LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator|
|dBAir Safety Octave:||LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator. 1/1 Octaves:|
|dBAir Environmental||LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment.|
|dBAir Environmental Octave:||LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment. 1/1 or 1/3 Octaves: LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMAX, Ln’s, Peak. 1/3 Octaves.|
|dBAir Safety & Environmental||LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (preset to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment.|
|dBAir Safety & Environmental Octave:||LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment. 1/1 or 1/3 Octaves.|
|Languages||English UK, English US, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish.|
|Time History||Short Interval: 10ms to 60m Long Interval: 1s to 24h Smart Timer, Duration Timer or Interval Timer Memory 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Input / Output Connection Micro USB Type B|
|Power||Batteries: 4 x AA (1.5V) Life: Up to 12 Hours continuous operation (screen settings dependent) USB Socket|
|Size and Dimensions:||Including Pre-Amplifier: 210mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D) Excluding Pre-Amplifier: 145mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D)|
|Weight||480g approximately (including batteries)|
With secure Cloud software at TheCastleCloud.com you can securely access your data from any internet browser on any device. TheCastleCloud is a feature packed noise analysis software system, with added benefits:
PC, Mac, Tablet or phone, you can access your account and data from any device, anywhere in the world!
At the push of a button the dBAir wirelessly, quickly and securely sends all of your data to your account in The Castle Cloud.
Not only do we regularly back-up all your data onto secure servers, you can also download your own data at any time onto your device.
As soon as you log into your Castle Cloud account, your data will be waiting for you primed for analysis and report creating. Alternatively, use a USB cable to copy a csv file straight off the meter!
Set Administration Levels for different staff, ensuring the safety of your data whilst ensuring you get the most out of your results.
Cloud softare isn't just the future, it's the present! If you use Apple, Dropbox, Microsoft or Google then you're already on the cloud and benefiting from the power and flexibility that brings.
The Castle dBAir works wirelessly with The Castle Cloud software and it's FREE to use! Make your account today at www.TheCastleCloud.com. All dBAir Systems come with a 3 Year Pro licence.