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Why Use a Class 1 Sound Level Meter or Noise Monitor?
September 08, 2020

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
February 25, 2020

What is an acoustic camera? 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. Some acoustic cameras, such as the acoustic camera from gfai tech, also use a patented camera combined with […]

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What Makes Good Building Acoustics?
February 24, 2020

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. This will include: Achieving good speech intelligibility in a theatre, restaurant or railway station Enhancing the quality of music in a […]

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What is the Difference Between Vibration and Noise?
January 06, 2020

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? Vibration Despite their common confusion, vibrations and noise differ quite significantly. Vibrations are mechanical oscillations or the intermittent […]

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AcSoft Introduces Noisepad Acoustics & Vibration Analyser
September 05, 2019

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
August 22, 2019

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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Recent and not so Recent Developments in Sound Measurement Instrumentation
June 30, 2019

Introduction The 40th anniversary of the IOA is as good a time as any to review what has happened in the instrumentation market over the same period, and in particular, to the humble sound level meter. This article reviews the basic architecture, and looks at how things have changed, often on the back of consumer […]

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Accelerometers, Geophones and Seismometers – Which to Choose?
June 29, 2019

Report by John Shelton, AcSoft Ltd, Svantek UK Ltd Recent years have seen a large increase in measurements of vibration, for a variety of applications, such that the diary of the busy acoustic consultant is just as full of vibration surveys, as noise measurements. Be it for health and safety applications, such as hand-arm and […]

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AcSoft Introduces Gold Standard Gilibrator® 3 Primary Air Flow Calibrator
April 29, 2019

Feature rich, award-winning Gilibrator 3 with StablFlow™ technology sets a new benchmark in calibration integrity, performance and data reporting AcSoft has introduced the award-winning* Gilibrator® 3 primary air flow calibrator from USA-based Sensidyne. The most advanced calibrator of its kind on the market, the Gilibrator 3 is designed to provide performance, reliability, cost and ease-of-use […]

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SoundCheck 17 Released
March 01, 2019

We are excited to announce the release of SoundCheck 17 this week! This new release offers many features to simplify multi-channel and voice controlled testing, such as a new level and cross-correlation trigger, average curve/waveform post-processing functionality, the ability to easily read and work with multichannel wavefiles, multiple DC Connect control, and enhanced database options […]

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Svantek Launches All-In-One Solar Power System For Popular SV 307 Noise Monitoring Terminal
February 11, 2019

Remote, pole-mounted ‘SolarBox’ option provides essential power to low cost SV 307 for permanent noise monitoring using an integrated Class 1 sound level meter  Reinforcing its position at the forefront of noise and vibration instrumentation for environmental and occupational health monitoring applications, Svantek UK has launched SolarBox, an all-in-one solar power system for use with […]

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gfai tech Launches the Mikado Handheld Acoustic Camera
August 09, 2018

This new system is perfectly suited for trouble-shooting sound and vibration problems. The handheld device quickly and efficiently identifies noise sources using acoustic signals. From acoustic data acquisition to data analysis – this innovative device offers it all in one: Mikado comes outfitted with all components for acoustic measurements, data acquisition and data analysis.

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It has been a busy week at AcSoft HQ! The team have been working on building Renew kits with sound and vibration. These are ready to be delivered directly to the customer by our support team. More information about our Renew products: