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AcSoft Hits the Road!

We are pleased to unveil our brand spanking new van which will be hitting the road this week, featuring our bespoke signage! The van will be regularly used by the team to drop off sound, vibration, and dust equipment to sites across the country. AcSoft supply high-quality acoustic sensors and instrumentation for the professional engineer…

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SoundCheck 19 Released

Listen have recently announced the release of SoundCheck 19. This update includes powerful advancements for users making multichannel measurements. The single channel RTA is replaced with a new multi-channel version for viewing multiple signal paths simultaneously, a new RT60 room acoustics module is available, and WASAPI-exclusive mode and AmpConnect 621 control are added. See all…

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Apprenticeship Opportunity

Job Opportunity at AcSoft Ltd Apprentice Administrator We are seeking an apprentice administrator to join our busy team who is dynamic and enthusiastic and will help us achieve our business objectives as we continue to grow. The candidate must be motivated, organised, a good timekeeper, and attention to detail is key. The candidate must also…

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Comparison between FFT and 1/3 octave analysis

Here at AcSoft, we often get asked about the difference between FFT analysis and 1/3 octave analysis, so, equipped with an Apollo and Samurai software, John gives a short non-mathematical description of the two methods, and how they differ in practice, especially when converting from FFT to 1/3 octaves. To find out more about the…

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gfai tech announces an exciting new NoiseImage Module

gfai tech has recently announced the release of a new feature for their software NoiseImage, DynaBeam. Because of this, scanning a 3D model with just your Acoustic Camera and representing the noise image results on it, is now possible. NoiseImage is a powerful software for acoustic measurements in fields such as the automotive industry, aerospace,…

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AcSoft Announces Exclusive Agreement to Offer Microtech Gefell Measurement Microphones

In a key strategic move designed to further reinforce its position at the forefront of sound and vibration instrumentation and software, AcSoft has announced an exclusive agreement to offer advanced measurement microphones from German company Microtech Gefell to the UK’s automotive, aerospace and defence industries, as well as for environmental applications, for the first time…

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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

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.

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