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Castle Noise at Work Assessment Starter System

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  • Performs assessments according to Control of Noise at Work Regs 2005
  • Measures sound from 35dB to 140dB across three 65dB linear ranges
  • Castle GA601 Class 2 Sound Level Calibrator included for accuracy
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  • Description

    Castle Noise at Work Assessment Starter System

    The Castle Noise Assessment Starter System is a cost-effective solution to performing assessments in accordance with the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. The main instrument of the system is the Castle GA216I SONUS Class 2 Sound Level Meter which can measure sound from 35dB to 140dB over three overlapping 65dB linear ranges. Frequency weighting can be set as A or C and the Class 2 microphone can detect sound between 20Hz and 20kHz in frequency. Various parameters including Leq average sound level, LEpd personal exposure and Cpeak can be measured using the meter.

    Results are shown on the one-line digital display in dB and Pah2 and the Castle GA216I also benefits from extremely simple operation. It can display additional information such as time-elapsed, overload and battery level. The simple push-button navigation is easy to use and it has a compact, durable design for use in the field.

    In order to ensure accuracy, the Castle Assessment Starter System comes with a Castle GA601 Class 2 Sound Level Calibrator. The 94dB, 1kHz tone produced in the half-inch cavity allows the user to check the measurement range of the Castle GA216I, thus maintaining accuracy during assessments. The meter and calibrator are supplied in a useful attaché case for storage and transport.

    Castle part number: NK013

    Key Features

    • Minimum measurement: 35dB
    • Maximum measurement: 140dB
    • Max linear range: 65dB
    • Leq (average), LEpd (personal exposure), peak
    • Class 2 Castle GA601 Calibrator
    • Attaché carry case
  • Specification

    • Applicable Standards: IEC 61672-1:2013 (Integrating, Sound Exposure and Sound Level Meters); IEC 60651:2001 (Sound Level Meters); IEC 60804:2000 (Integrating Function)
    • Display: Back-lit LCD panel (8x1 Characters) Alpha-Numeric display for measured results
    • Measuring Range: 35dB-140dB 
    • Linear operating range (IEC61672-1): 65dB 3
    • Measurement Ranges (IEC61672-1): 35dB-100dB; 55dB-120dB; (Reference Range) 75dB-140dB
    • 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 60651:2001
    • Frequency Range: 12.5 Hz - 20 kHz (including microphone); 1 Hz - 20 kHz (electrical characteristics)
    • Time Weighting: Slow and Fast
    • Instrument Response: Simultaneous rms. and Peak
    • Measurement Response: Lp (Sound Pressure Level), Leq (Equivalent Sound Level), Lmax (maximum Level), Cpeak (Max. Peak Level), LEpd (Sound Exposure Level), LAE (Single Event Sound Exposure 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
    • Output: AC Output = 16.4mVrms at 94dB (un-weighted and not affected by range) DC Output = 40mV/dB (weighted and ranged)
    • Power Requirement: Batteries: 1 x 6LR61 (size PP3), Life: >12 hours (alkaline batteries, continuous operation)
    • Size: 60mm (width) x 30mm (depth excluding pocket clip) x 135mm (height without microphone) or 210mm (height with microphone)
    • Weight: 200g (without battery)
  • Supplied Accessories

    • Castle GA216I Class 2 Integrating Sound Level Meter
    • Castle GA601 Class 2 Sound Level Calibrator
    • Small attaché case
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