Cirrus achieves ISO 14001:2004 Registration

Cirrus Research plc, the world leader in noise measurement instruments, has achieved recognition of its Environmental Management System to ISO 14001:2004. This new registration adds to the existing ISO 9001:2008 for the Quality Management System. Find out more by clicking here. Expand your Noise Knowledge!Signup to the NoiseNews blog for the latest article updates straight to your inbox. Email Send Read More…

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Galliford Try puts Cirrus Optimus Sound Level Meters to the test!

Specialist noise measurement equipment manufacturer Cirrus Research was proud to be part of the Safety and Health Expo 2010 where it showcased its new generations of Optimus Sound Level Meters including the Optimus Green, the newest member of the Optimus family. Cirrus held a competition at the May event with the chance to win one of the cutting edge Optimus Read More…

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The new optimus green sound level meter is added to the family

Designed for environmental, occupational and industrial hygiene noise, Optimus Green is the third range in the Optimus family providing a variety of sound level meters specifically designed to offer a range of applications. Following increased demand from the QHES market due to increased legislation surrounding environmental noise, the new Optimus Green sound level meter has been created to combine the Read More…

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What our customers are saying about the optimus

The optimus sound level meter continues to go from strength to strength with the introduction of the new optimus green. Here’s some feedback from a couple of customers: “I have now had time for some extensive study of the Optimus and find it is all it is advertised to be, and more! It is a first class instrument and should Read More…

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Just how loud is a vuvuzela? Part 1

Every since the Vuvuzela made itself heard at the World Cup in South Africa, there has been a wealth of information about how they could be damaging to hearing and how they compare to noises from aircraft taking off and so on. To see just how loud a Vuvuzela can be, we made some measurements with a small 35cm horn. Read More…

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New dates for the Cirrus Product Training Courses

A new set of dates have been announced for the Cirrus Product Training Courses. 8th September – Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 14th October – Castle Combe Circuit, Wiltshire 21st October – Bedford Autodrome, Bedfordshire 28th October – Donington Park Circuit, Leicestershire 11th November – Brand Hatch Circuit, Kent 25th November – Oulton Park Circuit, Cheshire Booking can be made online Read More…

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Britain’s Loudest Town Crier measures over 105dB

The noise measurements made at the recent British Town Crier Championship revealed some interesting statistics about the competitors. Michael Wood, Town Crier for the East Riding of Yorkshire, was recorded at a level of 105.4 dB(A) (LAFmax) at a distance of 2M, some 3dB higher than the next highest recorded level. Although the highest LAFmax level was used as the Read More…

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Cirrus tests noise created by town criers

Noise measuring equipment used during championships Cirrus Research plc used its specialist range of noise measurement equipment to measure the loudest cry at the British Town Crier Championships, organised and sponsored by East Yorkshire Events, held in Bridlington, East Yorkshire this weekend 7 and 8 August. The 27 criers from all over the UK were tested on volume, clarity, diction Read More…

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Noisehire.com, A New Sound Level Meter & Noise Dosemeter Hire and Rental Website

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has launched Noisehire.com, it’s new website dedicated to the hire and rental of sound level meters, noise dosemeters and environmental noise measurement kits. Through the www.noisehire.com website Cirrus provides a wide range of noise measurement instruments and sound level Read More…

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