The new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

The NEW doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter for Occupational Noise Measurements

The doseBadge5 is the next generation doseBadge noise dosimeter from Cirrus.

It provides all of the unique features of the original doseBadge such as no controls, cables or displays with a range of new functions and features allowing it to be used for compliance with any occupational noise standard.

Bluetooth® communication to the dBLink App (for Android and iOS) or the doseBadge5 Wand allows the instrument to be configured and controlled without user intervention.

Measurements can be scheduled to start, pause and stop automatically with the timer functions allowing the doseBadge5 to be deployed quickly and easily.

Automatic calibration detection and USB download through the doseBadge5 Dock alongside the secure, robust internal microphone and tap sensor help ensure that your noise measurements are as effective as possible.

Everything you need for Occupational Noise & Industrial Hygiene Measurements

The doseBadge5 is a true multi-channel instrument and provides up to 4 independent integrators and 2 peak channels, each of which include 1 second data logging.

Each channel can be independently configured to meet any noise measurement standard, regulation or guideline. This allow the doseBadge5 to measure a wide range of data and provide the information that is essential to meet any occupational noise standard.

Whether you're working to the Noise at Work Regulations, meeting the requirements of OSHA(HC) and OSHA(PEL) or combining a number of different regulations such as OSHA(HC), OSHA(PEL), ACGIH & ISO1996, the doseBadge5 can provide the information you need.

Preset integrator settings allow the doseBadge5 to be deployed quickly and the flexibility of 4 independent channels plus 2 peak channels gives you all of the measurement data you need.

As well as the integrators and peak channels, the doseBadge5 provides up to 4 user defined ULT thresholds, Lmax and Lmin as well as a visual indicator of Dose exceedence for any channel.

Wireless Bluetooth® communication to speed you through your measurements

The doseBadge5 provides wireless communication via Bluetooth to either the dBLink App (for Android and iOS) or the doseBadge5 Wand allowing you to control, configure and review your doseBadge5 instruments.

Where required, Bluetooth can be switched disabled either by the user or as as factory option allowing the instrument to be used in range of environmental and across a wide range of applications.

High speed USB download of all of the measurement data is provided through the doseBadge5 Dock which allows up to 5 individual doseBadge5 units to be downloaded and charged simultaneously.

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Key features of thedoseBadge5

  • No controls or cables maintains the design of the original doseBadge for secure, reliable measurements
  • Ideal for measurements to ISO9612:2009, CFR 1910.95 and the Noise at Work Regulations
  • 4 noise dosimeters in one instrument with full data available for all channels
  • Measurements in accordance with the Noise at Work Regulations with HML (C-A) for the selection of hearing protection
  • Simultaneous measurement of OSHA(HC), OSHA(PEL), ACGIH & ISO
  • Multi-channel data logging at 1 second resolution per channel
  • Internal shock & motion sensor to detect impacts & tampering
  • Simple setup, deployment & data download
  • Automatically start, pause & stop measurements with the scheduled timers
  • Internal microphone with automatic calibration
  • View measurements & configure the doseBadge5 with the dBLink App for mobile devices
  • Bluetooth communication to the dBLink App (Android & iOS) and the doseBadge5 Wand
  • Wireless connectivity to the 5 Wand for mid-shift readings via Bluetooth
  • Data download via USB through the 5 Dock/Charger
  • Allocate doseBadge5 instruments to individual users to track measurements easily & effectively
  • NoiseTools software supplied as standard for reporting & data analysis
  • 60dB to 140dB measurement range (143dB Peak)
  • User configurable ULT triggers for all channels
  • Lmax (Level & Time) + Lmin level
  • Visual indication of Dose exceedence with user defined levels
  • A, C & Z frequency weightings for RMS & Peak channels
  • Fast & Slow time weightings for RMS channels

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Wireless Communication

Wireless communication to the doseBadge5 Wand

The wireless Bluetooth technology used in the doseBadge5 allows the instrument to communicate remotely with the doseBadge5 Wand and the dBLink App.

The doseBadge5 Wand allows instruments to be started and stopped without disturbing the wearer and measurement information viewed.

If the doseBadge5 is running, the current measurement information can be display, allowing mid-shift readings to be obtained. If the doseBadge5 is stopped, any stored measurements can be reviewed.

The dBLink App for Android & iOS allows the doseBadge5 units to be configured, measurement information viewed and measurements started and stopped.

Full configuration of the instruments can be carried out through the App including the setup of integrators and measurement timers.

Control your measurements

Wireless communication to the doseBadge5 Wand

To give you complete control over your noise assessments, the doseBadge5 allows measurements to be started and stopped automatically at preset times using the Scheduled Measurements function.

The start time, duration and end time of a measurement can be set either in the NoiseTools software or in the dBLink App, giving you complete control over when measurement data is gathered.

If required, measurements can be paused to allow for lunch breaks or rest periods that should not be included in the overall measurement data.

Up to three timed periods can be defined for each day and the timers enabled or disabled for specific days of the week. If the doseBadge5 is on the Dock being charged, timed measurement periods are ignored but as soon as badge is removed from the Dock, the timers are activated.

This allows you to deploy doseBadge5 unit to remote sites or to locations where there is no access to a doseBadge5 Wand or the dBLink App.

Everything you need

Wireless communication to the doseBadge5 Wand

The doseBadge5 provides all of the measurement data needed to meet the Noise at Work Regulations as well as any occupational noise standard worldwide.

If a preset integrator does not meet your needs, every parameter can be adjusted so that it exactly meets the requirements of the application that you need to meet. With 4 independent integrators and 2 indepedent peak channels, the doseBadge5 can be programmed just as you need it.

The doseBadge5 units can be programmed to transfer the essential data to the doseBadge5 Wand for mid-shift readings whilst the dBLink App will display the overall data for all enabled integrators.

Individual doseBadge5 units can be named and allocated to a person, project and place with the information being downloaded automatically into the NoiseTools software.

4 noise dosimeters in one lets you measure to OSHA (HC), OSHA (PEL), ACGIH & ISO simultaneously with full data available for all channels including 1 second data logging.

Also available are configurable ULT triggers for each channel along with 2 Peak channels and Lmax/Lmin values giving you all the information you need to meet any noise standard.

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Applicable Standards

IEC 61252:1993 +AMD1:2000 Personal Sound Exposure Meters

ANSI S1.25:1991 (R2007) Personal Noise Dosimeters

Measurement Range (Typical)

RMS Range: 60dB(A) to 140dB(A)

Peak Range: 80dB(C) to 143dB(C) Peak

RMS Frequency Weighting: A,C or Z

RMS Time Response: None, Fast or Slow

Peak Frequency Weighting: A,C or Z

Visual Indication of Status

4 colour LED to show instrument status, heartbeat and measurement activity

Measurement Functions

The doseBadge5 provides simultaneously the following measurement channels:

4 Simultaneous Independent Integrator Channels

2 Simultaneous Independent Peak Channels

Configuration of the integrators and peak channels can be chosen from a preset list, for example ISO (LAeq), ISO (LCeq), OSHA HC, OSHA PEL, ACGIH or user configured as needed.

Overall measurement data

Measurement duration

Start time & date

Instrument serial number & name

Calibration information (field & factory calibration)

Overload & Tamper sensor activation

Integrator Channels

Measurement Data

Average Integrated Sound Level (Leq/LAVG)

Time Weighted Average (LEP,d/LEX,8/TWA)

Sound Exposure & Estimated Sound Exposure

% Dose & Estimated % Dose

ULT Duration

SPL Max Level & Time

SPL Min Level

Configuration Options

Channel namePreset or user defined

Exchange rate: 3, 4 or 5dB

Criterion Level: 80dB to 100dB in 1dB steps

Criterion Time: 1hr to 24hrs in 1hr steps

Threshold Level: None, 70dB to 100dB n 1dB steps

Time Weighting: Fast, Slow or None

Frequency Weighting: A, C or Z

ULT Level: 70dB to 140dB in 1dB steps

ULT Time Weighting: None, Fast or SLow

ULT Frequency Weighting: A,C, or Z

SPL Max Time Weighting: Fast or Slow

SPL Max Freq Weighting: A,C or Z

LED Threshold Trigger: User selectable channel with user selectable % Dose trigger levels

Peak Channels

Measurement Data

Time history (Noise Profile): 1 second or 1 minute

Configuration Options

Frequency weighting: A,C or Z

Time history

1 second or 1 minute time history data for each integrator & peak channel (6 channels)

Measurement Control


Manual Start, Stop & Pause via NoiseTools, doseBadge5 Wand or dBLink App

Automatic scheduled measurements

Timed start, pause & stop of measurements

Three timed periods per day

Lunch break pause

Day-by-day control

Shock/Tamper Sensor

Internal accelerometer with Off/Low/Medium/High sensitivity settings to detect impact & tampering. Detected impacts marked on time history data


Automatic detection of external acoustic calibration

User configurable calibration level (typically 114dB or 94dB) for use with 1/2" acoustic calibrators such as the Cirrus CR:514 (94dB) or CR:518 (114dB).


CR:120A doseBadge

Up to 80 hours of Time History Data (6 Channels)

Up to 40 individual measurements

Maximum duration of any single measurement: 24 hours


Internal NiMH Battery.

Typical Battery Life >24 hours

Typical 3 hour charge time from empty

CU Series Chargers

CU:120A 5 way charger & download dock


Wireless communication to doseBadge5 Wand or dBLink App

USB download via CU:120A Dock - Download from all 5 docks simultaneously


CR:120A doseBadge

66mm x 43mm x 53mm (excluding clips)

2.53" x 1.69" x 2.01" (excluding clips)


CR:120A doseBadge 85gms (2.9oz)


-10oC to +50oC Operating

-20oC to +60oC Storage


Up to 95% RH Non-Condensing


NoiseTools software supplied as standard with license free installation and free of charge upgrades available from the Cirrus website

Cirrus Research plc reserves the right to ammend these specifications at any time without prior notice.

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