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Cirrus Research – Noise Measurement Pioneers for Over 45 Years [Video]

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Since 1970, Cirrus’ mission has been to make monitoring noise simple. More than 45 years later, we thought it was time to look back at our story so far and see what we have achieved. Join us by watching our video, which explores our history and what makes us the noise measurement pioneers that we are today.

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What is an Anechoic Chamber and How Quiet Can It Be?

What is an Anechoic Chamber and How Quiet Can It Be?

One of the things that we often talk about when we’re running our CPTC (Cirrus Product Training Courses) is how our hearing works and we often end up talking about how, if there’s no ambient sound, we can feel uncomfortable and can become disoriented very quickly. One of the best (or maybe the worst) places to experience this is in an Read More…

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Cirrus Product Training Courses for 2016

Noise Academy Training Courses

Get up to speed with your Cirrus noise measurement equipment and find out how to get the best from your investment. Once you’ve purchased your Cirrus sound level meter or doseBadge kit, you’ll want to get the best from it and make sure that you’re using it to its full potential. That’s where our CPTC or Cirrus Product Training Courses come in. Read More…

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Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination [Case Study]

Haçienda Classical Concert

Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by thousands of homes and the orchestra is playing sets of the Hacienda’s classic 90s house music hits and you can understand the headache facing Acoustic Consultant Chris Selkirk on his latest noise monitoring project.

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LNE Type Approval to IEC 61672-1:2013 & IEC 61260:1995 for the Optimus Red & Optimus Green

Cirrus Optimus LNE Approval to the new sound level meter standards

We’re pleased to announce that the Class 1 Optimus Green and Class 1 Optimus Red Sound Level Meters have passed the latest round of Type Approval Tests and have been certified as meeting the latest version of the sound level meter standard, IEC 61672-1:2013 (and the corresponding NF EN 61672-1:2014 publication). The instruments have been tested and certified by the LNE, Read More…

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Una Guía para la Terminología de Medición de Ruido [eBook gratis]

Existen alrededor de 100 parámetros diferentes que pueden ser usados durante tus mediciones de ruido. Cada parámetro puede decirte algo diferente sobre el ruido que estás midiendo. ¿Cómo recuerdas lo qué significa cada término acústico y para qué sirve?

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Down in the tube station at midnight – but not buskers.

New measures are coming into force this month aimed at clamping down on noise nuisance caused by over enthusiastic buskers around London’s Shepherd’s Bush Tube station. The Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) will restrict loud public performances and the use of amplifiers for music and public speaking as from June 23. Breaking the order could lead to a £100 fixed penalty notice Read More…

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The NEW doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter Has Arrived

dosebadge5 noise dosimeter

The new generation of the doseBadge® Noise Dosimeter has arrived. It has been launched at the Safety & Health Expo 2016 in London’s ExCel (21st to 23rd June 2016) on Stand Q2050. Here’s a look at how the doseBadge5 will you monitor occupational noise exposure.

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