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Castle GA257L SONUS Datalogging Dosemeter

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  • Measures sound dose from 70dB to 140dB over a single linear range
  • Lp, Leq, peak, noise dose measurement, noise dose per hour
  • Datalogging function saves up to 2100 readings in internal memory
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  • Description

    Castle GA257L SONUS Datalogging Sound Dosemeter

    The Castle GA257L SONUS Sound Datalogging Dosemeter is a personal dosemeter that can measure noise from 70dB to 140dB over a single 70dB linear range. Various aspects of sound can be measured including sound level pressure (Lp), continuous level (Leq), peak, noise dose percentage, and noise dose per hour. The user can select A, C, or Z frequency/peak weighting and the meter has dual-channel measurement for simultaneously monitoring two separate variables.

    Readings are displayed on the Castle GA257L’s eight-digit single-line display in %, dB, or Pa2h and the instrument is operated via a clearly-labelled keypad. As a datalogging instrument, the dosemeter has internal memory with space for around 2100 readings and these can either be recalled to the screen or downloaded via USB using supplied dBdataLITE software.

    Like all Castle SONUS instruments, the GA257L has been designed to fit in the user’s pocket and is has a sturdy plastic construction. It meets standards including IEC 61252 : 1993 and BS EN61252 : 1997 + A1:2001 and comes supplied with dBdataLITE software and a data download cable.

    Castle part number: GA257L

    Key Features

    • Measurement range: 70dB to 140dB
    • Linear range: 70dB
    • Lp, Leq, peak, noise dose, noise per hour
    • A, C, Z frequency/peak weighting
    • Dual channel measurement
    • 2100 reading internal memory
    • Data download via USB
  • Specification

    • Instrument Standards: IEC 61252 : 1993; BS EN61252 : 1997 + A1:2001
    • Measurement range: 70dB to 140dB; 
    • Display range: 69dB to 143dB
    • Linear range: 70dB to 140dB
    • Peak range: 80dB to 133dB
    • Measurement Channels: Two
    • Parameters: Lp, Leq, Apeak, Cpeak, Zpeak, Noise Dose%, Noise Dose Per Hour, Measurement Run Time, Overload, Interval Duration
    • Linear Operating range: 70 dB
    • Frequency Weighting: ‘A’, ‘C’ and ‘Z’. Combinations of ‘A’, ‘A’&’C’ simultaneous or ‘A’&’Z’ simultaneous available for Lp and Leq.
    • Time Weighting: ‘Slow’, ’Fast’ and ‘Impulse’
    • Exchange rate: 3dB, 4dB or 5dB
    • Criterion Level: 75dB, 80dB, 85dB or 90dB
    • Threshold Level: -5dB, -10dB or OFF
    • Memory: 2100 Data Intervals Maximum in one or multiple recordings
    • Microphone (Type Free Field): ACO 7052 pre-polarized ½” condenser microphone, 25mV/Pa
    • Microphone Preamplifier: Non Removable
    • Noise Floor: <51.0dBA , <53.0dBC , <53.0dBZ
    • Display: Alphanumeric LCD with Contrast Control, digit size 7mm x 5mm
    • Batteries: 1 x PP3 (9V) - Typically 12 hours
    • External Power: 12v - 18v via Multi Purpose I/O Socket
    • Connections: 9 Pin Multi Purpose I/O Socket for: - USB (Cable Supplied), AC Output, External Power 
    • Temperature Operating Range: -10 to + 50ºC
    • Humidity: Up to 90% RH Non Condensing
    • Electromagnetic Compatibility: IEC 61672-1 : 2002
    • Case: High Impact ABS plastic with membrane keypad
  • Supplied Accessories

    • Castle GA257L SONUS Datalogging Sound Dosemeter
    • dBdataLITE software
    • USB cable
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