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Mental Health Awareness Week

Latest Noise News Recommended By Our Noise Experts Cirrus Product Updates Download the Noise Measurement Terminology Guide to expand your noise knowledge and make measuring noise simpler.


Landmark Court Ruling As Royal Opera House Loses Appeal

The Royal Opera House has lost its appeal against a High Court ruling, that they did not prevent a musician from suffering from irreperable hearing damage. Read more about the case and what this could mean for the future of H&S claims.

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Cadwell Rally Roundup – My First Motorsport Experience

Marketing Exec Clarke Roberts recounts his first motorspot experience from Cadwell Park, as part of Cirrus’ ongoing partnership with driver Ashleigh Morris.

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Recommended By Our Noise Experts



Mental Health Awareness Week

Latest Noise News Recommended By Our Noise Experts Cirrus Product Updates Download the Noise Measurement Terminology Guide to expand your noise knowledge and make measuring noise simpler.


Cadwell Rally Roundup – My First Motorsport Experience

Marketing Exec Clarke Roberts recounts his first motorspot experience from Cadwell Park, as part of Cirrus’ ongoing partnership with driver Ashleigh Morris.

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A man holding his hands over his ears, as a visual representation of noise pollution.

What’s the worst sound in the world?

No matter who are, there’s always that one sound that makes your toes curl and your skin crawl. Whether it’s terracotta plant pots, nails on a chalkboard or children crying, there are a whole host of sounds out there that can only be described in one way: unbearable. To get to the bottom of which sound really is the worst, we ran a short poll on social media to gauge people’s reactions to a shortlist of some of worst sounds to ever pass through a human ear. The shortlist was made up of suggestions from around the Cirrus sales and marketing office, with the option for respondents to add their own suggestions if they found our list of audio atrocities wasn’t abominable enough.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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