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Microtech Gefell: The Old New Kid on the Block

In 1928, Georg Neumann in Berlin made the world’s first condenser microphone, and his company became legendary in the world of studio microphones and music recording, and still today, the famous U87 microphone is a standard in that field. After Germany was split by the Iron Curtain after the war, his company moved to Gefell,…

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Calibration in the age of COVID-19

Since the country locked down in March, questions have arisen regarding calibration of instrumentation, either in the laboratory or in the field, and theimplications of extended periods outside the recommended calibration intervals. When noise monitoring equipment is installed on site, it will be as the result of a planning condition, for example, which will stipulate…

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Why Use a Class 1 Sound Level Meter or Noise Monitor?

To perform professional acoustic measurements, you need kit which meets a high standard of performance, after all, legal metrology has consequences. For example, if a noise limit is imposed on a construction site, you need to know with a demonstrable level of confidence, that your measurement is correct. In the sound level meter world, the…

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How to Use an Acoustic Camera

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An acoustic camera is used for locating and visualising sources of sound. It uses a microphone array which processes sound signals for sound analysis and to establish the location of sound sources.

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What Makes Good Building Acoustics?

How do acoustics work in a building?

Good building acoustics is about controlling the quality of sound inside a building so that it is kept at a reasonable and comfortable level, while also suppressing noises coming from outside of the building.

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What is the Difference Between Vibration and Noise?

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With the terms ‘vibration’ and ‘noise’ regularly being used interchangeably, there is often confusion surrounding the precise definition and difference between the two. This ambiguity leads to many questioning what is the difference between vibration and noise?

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ACSOFT GROUP INVESTS FOR FURTHER GROWTH

Paul Rubens invests in the AcSoft Group as part of an ambitious growth strategy As part of an ambitious long-term future growth strategy, Bedford-based AcSoft Holdings Ltd (www.acsoft.co.uk), which comprises AcSoft, GRAS UK and Svantek UK, has announced that General Manager, Paul Rubens has acquired a 50% interest in the business, making him joint partner…

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AcSoft Introduces Noisepad Acoustics & Vibration Analyser

NoisePAD

Combination of robust 8” tablet and DSP-based analyser is ideal for range of occupational health and environmental monitoring applications Reinforcing its position at the forefront of sound and vibration instrumentation and software, AcSoft has introduced the latest NoisePAD four-channel real time Acoustics & Vibration Analyser from SINUS. The combination of robust 8” tablet and DSP-based…

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AcSoft takes a voyage into portable data acquisition

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Microflown Technologies Voyager mobile data acquisition and vibro-acoustic analysis device sets new benchmark for on-site, real-time NVH testing  Reinforcing its position at the forefront of sound and vibration instrumentation and software, AcSoft has introduced The Voyager mobile data acquisition and vibro-acoustic analysis device from Microflown Technologies, specially designed to set a new benchmark for the…

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AcSoft’s in-house acoustic calibration laboratory offers five-day lead time as standard

Traceable calibration of noise & vibration instrumentation safeguards the quality of measurements and eliminates costs associated with unreliable equipment. In a move to safeguard the quality of measurements and eliminate the costs associated with unreliable monitoring equipment, Bedford-based AcSoft is offering traceable calibration of a wide range of noise and vibration instrumentation with a five-day…

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