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Castle GA216L Safety/Environmental Datalogging Sound Level Meter

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  • Measures sound levels from 35dB to 140dB over three separate linear ranges
  • Choose between A, C or Z weighting for frequency and peak
  • Datalogging sound meter with internal memory for 2100 results
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  • Description

    Castle GA216L Safety/Environmental Datalogging Sound Level Meter

    The Castle GA216L Safety/Environmental Datalogging Sound Level Meter is equally adept at taking personal noise exposure (LEpd) readings as it is performing environmental acoustic assessment. This is thanks to an overall measurement range of 35dB to 140dB with three different linear ranges of 35dB to 100dB, 50dB to 120dB and 70dB to 140dB.

    The meter has simultaneous measurement for two different variables at once and provides measurement options such as average sound level, peak sound, single-event sound and max sound level. Percentile measurement offers an important extra function for environmental monitoring. A, C, and Z weighting options for frequency and peak allow the user lots of choice when taking measurements with the Castle GA216L and it is also possible to select slow, fast or impulse response times.

    Operation is undertaken via the Castle GA216L’s intuitive menus and simple navigation buttons. It automatically selects the right settings when one of three mode is picked by the user and has a one-line digital display which displays readings in both dB and Pa2h.

    The internal memory on the Castle GA216L has room for roughly 2100 time-and-date stamped results which can then be recalled to the screen at a later point or downloaded via USB to a PC using Castle dBdata Pro software. The software package also facilitates easy reporting and has an ear protection calculation function to ascertain an appropriate level of protection using the HML method.

    The Castle GA216L is genuinely pocket sized and weighs just 220g, allowing the user to transport it easily to wherever it might be needed. The hardwearing plastic casing withstands the challenges of day-to-day use and the battery lasts for roughly 12 hours.

    Castle part number: GA216L

    Key Features

    • Max reading: 140dB
    • Min reading: 35dB
    • Linear range: 70dB
    • Measurement ranges: 35 to 100dB; 50 to 120dB; 70 to 140dB
    • Acts as personal dosemeter
    • Frequency and peak weighting (A, C, Z)
    • Saves up to 2100 readings
    • Downloadable via dBdataPro software
    • HML method determines ear protection
    • Long battery life
  • Specification

    • Measurement ranges: 35 to 100dB; 50 to 120dB; 70 to 140dB
    • Display ranges: 34 to 101dB; 59 to 121dB; 69 to 143dB
    • Peak range: 40 to 103dB; 60 to 123dB; 80 to 143dB
    • Linear range: 70dB
    • Measurement channels: Two
    • Parameters: Lp, Leq, Lmax, APeak, Cpeak, Zpeak, LE, Pa2h, Lep’d, Noise Dose, Noise Dose Per Hour, L10, L90, Ln (user selectable), Measurement Run Time, Overload, Interval Duration 
    • Detector Characteristics: RMS and Peak
    • Frequency Weighting: ‘A’, ‘C’ & ‘Z’ Weighted in Accordance with IEC 61672-1-2002. Combinations of ‘A’, ‘A’&’C’ simultaneous or ‘A’&’Z’ simultaneous available for Leq, Lmax and Pmax.
    • Time Weighting: ’Slow’, ’Fast’ and ‘Impulse’ in Accordance with IEC 61672-1-2002
    • Exchange Rate: 3dB, 4dB or 5dB
    • Criterion Level : 75dB, 80dB, 85dB or 90dB
    • Threshold Level: -5dB, -10dB or OFF
    • Peak: 3dB above top of selected range
    • Display: Custom alphanumeric LCD, digit size 7mm x 5mm
    • Memory: 2100 Data Intervals Maximum
    • Microphone/ Preamplifier: ACO 7146A pre-polarised ½” condenser microphone, 25mV / Pa
    • Calibration: 91.0 to 120.0dB @ 1KHz
    • Batteries: 1 x PP3 (9V) Approximately 12 hours continuous use
    • Operating Temperature: -10 to + 50ºC
    • Humidity Effect: < 0.5dB from 25% to 90% RH
    • Vibration: No effect on instrument
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