Castle Group

Sound Level Meter dBAir Safety

SKU: 01GA141S

£1,235.00

Sound Level Meter - dBAir Safety - new from Castle


This is the new handheld sound level meter from Castle Group Ltd, a creation which has been meticulously designed to perfom industrial noise assessments for safety.


It's simple to use and has all the required features and parameters that this type of sound level meter should do, including Leq, Lepd, Exposure Points and Octave Band Analysis.


As you can see from the images it has a large colour screen, easy use keypad and is supplied in an attractive but hard wearing casing.

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Product Specification unless deselected above

Brand Castle Group
Application Noise at Work
Class Class 1, Class 2
Weightings A, C, Z
Measurement Parameters Lspl, Leq, Lmin, Lmax, Peak, Dose, Exposure Points, Lepd
Noise Features 1/1 Octaves, Data Logging, WiFi Data Transfer, Hearing Protection Database
Available Outside the UK? Yes

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dBAir Safety Sound Level Meter

This feature packed sound level meter is brand new from Castle, and has been designed to be the perfect noise assessing instrument for safety managers and noise assessors alike.

Developed, manufactured and supported in the UK, this new sound level meter brings with it some unique features.

  • WiFi Data Transfer - all your data can be sent wirelessly to your software at the push of the button
  • Secure Cloud Software - you can securely access all of your data from any internet browser on any device


Perfect for Safety Managers and Noise Assessors

This sound level meter has been designed and created with all of the required features and parameters that safety managers and noise assessors require when assessing industrial noise in the workplace.

In addition, this sound level meter comprises everything that's required to carry out assessments to the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 in the simplest and quickest possible way.


Add Octave Band Analysis for the most accurate Hearing Protection Assessments

Upgrade your instrument with 1/1 Octave Band Analysis to enable you and your instrument to perform hearing protection assessments using the octave band method - the most accurate method of determining the correct level of hearing protection.

Unique to Castle sound level meters is the in-built Hearing Protection Database, which is a comprehensive database of hearing protectors found directly on this sound level meter.

The Octave Band version of the dBAir Safety, enables the user to carry out Octave Band Hearing Protection Assessments, which is the most accurate method of determining the correct level of hearing protection. In combination with the in-built “Hearing Protection Database”, users can select suitable hearing protection directly from the dBAir Meter. Take full control of your occupational noise exposure.


Sound Level Meter Key Features and Applications

  • Exposure Assessments
  • Factory Noise Mapping
  • HML, SNR and Octave Band Hearing Protection Assessments
  • Litigation Defence
  • Noise Control Effectiveness

You can download our brochure to find out more information about the dBAir Sound Level Meter range: dBAir Sound Level Meter Brochure

Video

Simon Bull announces the NEW Castle dBAir WiFi Sound Meter

Technical Specification

Technical Specification

Applicable StandardsIEC 61672-1:2013 IEC 61260-1:2014 (Where Octave Bands Fitted) IEC 61252:1993 amendment 1:2000 (Where Exposure Fitted)
MicrophoneClass 1:Type 1 Pre-Polarised ½” (50mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone -26 dB ± 2 dB re 1V/Pa Class 2:Type 2 Pre-Polarised ½” (25mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone –32 dB ± 3 dB re 1V/Pa
Measurement RangesLinear Operating Range: 95dB
Noise FloorTypical ’A’ WeightingFrequency WeightingsMeasurement 1: A, C or Z Measurement 2: A, C or Z
Frequency Range1 Hz - 20 kHz (electrical characteristics) Class 1: 12.5 Hz - 20 kHz (including microphone) Class 2: 16Hz - 16kHz (including microphone)
Time WeightingMeasurement 1: Slow, Fast, Impulse Measurement 2: Slow, Fast, Impulse
Display2.4” Full Colour TFT 240x320 pixels
Dual MeasurementsSimultaneous dual measurement with independent time and frequency weightings
Octave Band AnalysisWhere fitted 1/1 or 1/3 octave band analysis on measurement 1 only.

Measurement Parameters

dBAir Safety:LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator
dBAir Safety Octave:LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator. 1/1 Octaves:
dBAir EnvironmentalLSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment.
dBAir Environmental Octave:LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment. 1/1 or 1/3 Octaves: LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMAX, Ln’s, Peak. 1/3 Octaves.
dBAir Safety & EnvironmentalLSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (preset to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment.
dBAir Safety & Environmental Octave:LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment. 1/1 or 1/3 Octaves.
LanguagesEnglish UK, English US, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish.
Time HistoryShort Interval: 10ms to 60m Long Interval: 1s to 24h Smart Timer, Duration Timer or Interval Timer Memory 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Input / Output Connection Micro USB Type B
PowerBatteries: 4 x AA (1.5V) Life: Up to 12 Hours continuous operation (screen settings dependent) USB Socket
Size and Dimensions:Including Pre-Amplifier: 210mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D) Excluding Pre-Amplifier: 145mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D)
Weight480g approximately (including batteries)

Available Accessories

  • GA607 Dual Level Calibrator KA017
  • Kit Case for dBAir
  • KA022 Weatherproof Enclosure
  • PSU6 Power Supply
  • ZL1093-01 Microphone Extension Cable (1m)
  • ZL1061-01 AC Output Cable

What's in the Box

This Kit Includes:
  • dBAir Safety Sound Level Meter GA141S (Class 1) or GA241S (Class 2)
  • Windshield KG205
  • dBAir Micro USB Cable

Downloads and Datasheets

Download English Manual: dBAir Sound Level Meter Brochure

Download Brochure in English: dBAir Sound Level Meter Manual

Download Brochure in Spanish: dBAir Sound Level Meter Brochure in Spanish

Software

Manage your data professionally with secure cloud software

With secure Cloud software at TheCastleCloud.com you can securely access your data from any internet browser on any device. TheCastleCloud is a feature packed noise analysis software system, with added benefits:

  • No downloads ever required
  • No installation required
  • Unlimited number of devices
  • Extra security through Cloud hosting
  • Data is automatically backed up

Find out more at TheCastleCloud.com


Key Features

  • Data Wirelessly Uploads from the dBAir to the Castle Cloud
  • Data can still be downloaded using a cable if required
  • Secure Data Storage and Automatic Back-ups
  • Simple and slick interface allowing even first time users to capitalise on The Castle Cloud's vast features
  • Automatic updates mean no downloads ever required.
  • Customised Reporting
  • Free "Calculators"
  • Free Guides and Help Videos
  • Free Instrument Register

Any Device, Anywhere.

PC, Mac, Tablet or phone, you can access your account and data from any device, anywhere in the world!

No Cables Necessary

At the push of a button the dBAir wirelessly, quickly and securely sends all of your data to your account in The Castle Cloud.

Secure Backup

Not only do we regularly back-up all your data onto secure servers, you can also download your own data at any time onto your device.

Instant Data - No Software Needed

As soon as you log into your Castle Cloud account, your data will be waiting for you primed for analysis and report creating. Alternatively, use a USB cable to copy a csv file straight off the meter!

Easily Manageable

Set Administration Levels for different staff, ensuring the safety of your data whilst ensuring you get the most out of your results.

Why Cloud?

Cloud softare isn't just the future, it's the present! If you use Apple, Dropbox, Microsoft or Google then you're already on the cloud and benefiting from the power and flexibility that brings.

The Castle dBAir works wirelessly with The Castle Cloud software and it's FREE to use! Make your account today at www.TheCastleCloud.com. All dBAir Systems come with a 3 Year Pro licence.

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Top of the range sound level meters with extensive features, including WiFi Data Transfer and optional octave band analysis. Dedicated sound meters for Occupational and Environmental Noise assessments with very easy operation and impressive battery life. Proven and fully compliant sound level meters at an impressively low price.

Models >>

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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
5.0 out of 5 from 1 review
  1. A competitive alternative to well-known brands such as Svantek and Bruel Kjaer, whilst offering value for money.

    By on 25th April 2017
    Price
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    5.0 out of 5
    We are Dynamic Response, Noise and Vibration Consultants which operate throughout the UK.

    After our existing meter went faulty, we purchased the dBAir Sound Meter from Castle. We also opted for the Weatherproof Case and 8 Day Battery (NK118) so that we could continue to carry out environmental noise surveys and unattended noise monitoring for our clients.

    Choosing to purchase from Castle due to our continued working relationship, we saw the dBAir Sound Meter as a competitive alternative to other well-known brands such as Svantek and Bruel Kjaer, whilst offering value for money. One possible improvement would be a removable SD card over the internal memory, but that's just a small preference.

    The purchasing process was pain free and easy, with after sales support overcoming any problems to present.

    We are looking forwards to recommending Castle's products and services in the future wherever possible.

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