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Castle Sonus GA116B Class 1 Sound Pressure Level Meter

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The entry level of the Castle Pocket Range of Sound Level Meters is the SONUS B(GA116B ), a feature packed, pocket instrument that is fully compliant with IEC 61672-1:2013. This meter gives simultaneous sound pressure (Lp) and peak (Cpeak) measurement for a multitude of tasks including initial spot-check assessments to the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. It has a high-specification measurement microphone and is cased in tough, crack resistant ABS plastic.

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Castle GA116B Class 1 Sound Level Meter
Castle GA116B Class 1 Sound Level Meter Class 1 Sound Pressure Level Meter Castle Class 1 Sound Level Meter

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Brand Castle Group
Application Noise at Work
Class Class 1
Weightings A, C
Available Outside the UK? Yes

The Castle Sonus GA116B Sound Pressure Level Meter

The entry level of the Castle Pocket Range of Sound Level Meters is the SONUS B(GA116B ), a feature packed, pocket instrument that is fully compliant with IEC 61672-1:2013. This meter gives simultaneous sound pressure (Lp) and peak (Cpeak) measurement for a multitude of tasks including initial spot-check assessments to the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. It has a high-specification measurement microphone and is cased in tough, crack resistant ABS plastic. Mobility of instrumentation is essential for effective noise measurement. As the name indicates, this Castle Sonus Pocket Meter packs all the necessary features into it's pocket sized proportions. This device is quick and easy to use with all the latest technology for sound pressure measurement!

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Technical Specification

Applicable Standards IEC 61672-1:2013 (Integrating, Sound Exposure and Sound Level Meters)
Microphone and Preamplifier Type 2 Pre-Polarised ½” (13.2 mm) Electret Free-Field, Electret Condenser Microphone: 20Hz – 8KHz ± 2dB –32 dB ± 3 dB re 1V/Pa Custom pre-amplifier design Typical actuator to free-field correction factor (based on 500Hz=0) is shown below
Display Back-lit LCD panel (8x1 Characters)
Alpha-Numeric display for measured results
Level Range Measuring Range: 35-140
Linear operating range (IEC61672-1): 65dB
3 Measurement Ranges (IEC61672-1): 35-100
55-120 - Reference Range
75-140
Noise Floor Typical ’A’ Weighting <32 dB(A) rms.
‘C’ Weighting <38 dB(C) rms.
Frequency Weighting ‘A’ and ’C’ to IEC 61672-1:2002 and IEC 60651:1979+A1+A2
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 8 kHz (including microphone)
1 Hz - 20 kHz (electrical characteristics)
Time Weighting Slow and Fast
Instrument Response Simultaneous rms. and Peak
Measurement Parameters Lp (Sound Pressure Level), Lmax (maximum Level), Cpeak (Max. Peak Level)
Other Displays: Elapsed time, Overload, Battery Life
Calibration Software controlled 91.0 to 120.0 dB (1kHz) in 0.1 dB steps
Processing A to D Converter: 12-bit
Controller: 8MHz, micro-controller
Power Requirements Batteries: 1 x 6LR61 (size PP3), Life: >12 hours (alkaline batteries, continuous operation).
Dimensions 60mm (width) x 35mm (depth excluding pocket clip) x 135mm (height without microphone) or 210mm (height with microphone)
Weight 220gms (including battery)
Manuals Multi-language manuals*: French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Accessories
  • GA601 Single Level Calibrator:
  • KA010 Kit Case for GA116B, GA601 and Accessories

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GA141S GA141E GA141SE
GA142S GA142E GA142SE
GA116L GA116E GA116I
Safety Environmental Integrating
SAFETY ENV. SAFETY & ENV.
SAFETY ENV. SAFETY & ENV.
SAFETY ENV. INT.
Features
Voice Memo Recording
     
     
Audio Events Recording
 
     
     
1/1 Octave Bands
     
     
1/3 Octave Bands
 
     
     
Overload
Data Logging
 
Advanced Data Logging
     
     
USB Connectivity
 
WiFi Data Transfer
     
     
PC Software – Castle dBData
     
 
Cloud Software
castlecloud.com
     
Colour Screen
     
Download data as .CSV
     
     
Multi-Language
     
Parameters
LP (SQL)
LEQ
LMIN
     
LMAX
APEAK
 
CPEAK
ZPEAK
 
(Percentiles) LN
 
 
 
LTM3
 
     
     
LTM5
 
     
     
Noise Exposure Pa2h
 
 
 
% DOSE
 
 
 
HSE Exposure Points
 
 
     
LEPD (LEX)
 
 
 
LAVG
 
     
TWA
 
     
LE (SEL)
 
 
LDAY
 
     
     
LEVENING
 
     
     
LNIGHT
 
     
     
LDN
 
     
     
LDEN
 
     
     
NA (Level exceedance count)
 
     
     
Specifications
Battery Type
4 x AA (1.5v) 4 x AA (1.5v) 4 x AA (1.5v)
4 x AA (1.5v) 4 x AA (1.5v) 4 x AA (1.5v)
1 x PP3 (9v) 1 x PP3 (9v) 1 x PP3 (9v)
Battery Life *
8+ hrs 8+ hrs 8+ hrs
24+ hrs 24+ hrs 24+ hrs
8+ hrs 8+ hrs 8+ hrs
A weighting Noise Floor
16.0dB 16.0dB 16.0dB
16.0dB 8.0dB 16.0dB
18.6dB 12.0dB 32.0dB
C weighting Noise Floor
15.0dB 15.0dB 15.0dB
17.2dB 9.4dB 17.2dB
18.2dB 12.0dB 38.0dB
Z weighting Noise Floor
25.0dB 25.0dB 25.0dB
18.9dB 11.8dB 18.9dB
20.6dB 14.5dB N/AdB
Class
1 or 2 1 1 or 2
1 or 2 1 1 or 2
1 or 2 1 1 or 2
Time History
Advanced Advanced Advanced
Basic Basic Basic
Basic Basic N/A
No. of Ranges
2 2 2
3 3 3
3 3 3
Total Linear Range
25 - 140 20 - 130 25 - 140
25 - 140 20 - 130 25 - 140
32 - 140 22 - 130 41 - 140
Frequency Weighting (A, C, Z)
A, C, Z A, C, Z A, C, Z
A, C, Z A, C, Z A, C, Z
A, C, Z A, C, Z A, C
Time Weighting (Fast, Slow, Impulse)
F, S, I F, S, I F, S, I
F, S, I F, S, I F, S, I
F, S, I F, S, I F, S
Memory Size
32GB+ 32GB+ 32GB+
4MB 4MB 4MB
4MB 4MB N/A+
   
  *Screen settings dependant Comparison chart R1

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