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An image of drag racers, after their noise output levels had been recorded.

Not every day’s a drag – measuring the noise levels of a drag racer

Cirrus Research recently welcomed the Wilson family to our headquarters in Hunmanby to help them with a very particular noise problem; they needed to ensure that their junior dragster conformed to Motorsport UK noise guidelines, and they reached out to us to help them. In this case study, we look at the backstory of the Wilson family and explain how we were able to measure the noise levels of a drag racer, demonstrating our adaptability and suitability to monitoring motorsport noise.


‘Tis the Season to be Noisy – How Loud is Christmas?

Christmas is traditionally hard on the pocket, but it turns out it some of the most beloved sounds of Christmas can be just as hard on the ears as well. We took an Optimus+ sound level meter to measure the sounds of Christmas…


dBActive app now available for iOS and Android!

This week, we’ve taken another leap forward in our product offering with the launch of the dBActive smartphone application! Available for both iOS and Android devices, dBActive works with our new Optimus+ instrument and makes monitoring and measuring noise easier and simpler. As well as being able to view live measurement data for all noise parameters, including octave bands, you’ll be Read More...

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Visit Cirrus Research on stand 06C51 at A+A 2017

Visit Cirrus at A+A 2017 and see the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

Cirrus Research will be presenting a number of new and exciting additions to the existing range at the A+A Exhibition in October 2017. On Stand 6C51 will be the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter and the Optimus Sound Level Meters, which together provide a complete solution for both occupational and environmental noise measurements.


4 Biggest Vibration at Work Mistakes…and How to Fix Them [Free eBook]

You’ve been told you have to complete a Vibration At Work Risk Assessment. There’s all the Regulations for you to read through. A plethora of potential instruments to choose from. Endless choices to make. And all that’s before you even start measuring vibration exposure. How do you do it, avoid all the common mistakes and comply with the Regulations? Download the Read More...
dosebadge5 noise dosimeter

The NEW doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter Has Arrived

The new generation of the doseBadge® Noise Dosimeter has arrived. It was 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 help you monitor occupational noise exposure.


Cirrus Product Updates

Cirrus helps music festival keep the peace with local residents [Case Study]

Acoustic consultant Chris Selkirk recently used an Optimus Green sound level meter and an Invictus portable noise monitoring kit to measure and monitor the noise from a local music festival in Lancaster. Read about the successful outcome here.


A Dosimeter for the Future: a History of the doseBadge

In 1995, a team of young engineers at Cirrus Research set to work on revolutionising the design and functionality of noise dosimeters. Learn more about their work and journey, by reading our brief history of the doseBadge.

What is AuditStore and how dows it work?

[Tutorial] What is AuditStore and How Does it Work?

AuditStore is a technology that is unique to the Cirrus Optimus sound level meters (and variants such as the Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder) that helps you to verify that the noise measurement data the you present is trustworthy.