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Castle Fire Alarm Testing Kit

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  • Allows testing of fire alarm systems to BS5839 standard
  • Measure sound from 35dB to 140dB with Class 2 accuracy
  • Calibrator included to help ensure accuracy
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  • Description

    Castle Fire Alarm Testing Kit

    The Castle Fire Alarm Testing Kit is a handy and cost-effective solution to testing fire alarms throughout a premises to BS5839 standard. It features a user-friendly Castle GA216B SONUS Sound Level Meter which measures sound from 35dB to 140dB. It has three separate 65dB linear operating ranges (35dB to 100dB; 55dB to 120dB; 75dB to 140dB) and can pick up noise between 20Hz and 8kHz in frequency. This allows it to test fire alarm systems in addition to performing initial checks on the necessity of risk assessments.

    A Castle GA601 sound level calibrator is included within the kit. By producing a single 94dB, 1kHz tone within its half-inch cavity, the calibrator allows the user to check the measurement of the SONUS meter at an important point in its range, thus ensuring accuracy during assessments. An attaché case is included to store the meter and calibrator together in a single handy package.

    Castle part number: NK005

    Key Features

    • Minimum measurement: 35dB
    • Maximum measurement: 140dB
    • Ranges: 35dB to 100dB; 55dB to 120dB; 75dB to 140dB
    • Linear range: 65dB
    • Frequency range: 20kHz to 8kHz
    • Class 2 calibrator included
    • Attaché case included
  • Specification

    APPLICABLE STANDARDS

    • IEC 61672-1:2002 (Integrating, Sound Exposure and Sound Level Meters)

    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).

    SIZE AND WEIGHT

    • Dimensions: 60mm (width) x 35mm (depth excluding pocket clip) x 135mm (height without microphone) or 210mm (height with microphone)
    • Weight: 220g (including battery)
  • Supplied Accessories

    • Castle GA216B SONUS Sound Meter
    • Castle GA601 Class 2 Sound Level Calibrator
    • Small attaché case
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