dBAir Sound Meter for Occupational Noise

SKU: GA2412


The Castle dBAir is a ground breaking WiFi Sound Meter. It is the ideal instrument for performing noise measurements for compliance with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. It is hard wearing, easy to use and comes pre-set with templates for noise measurements, allowing you to get started straight away and not worry about complicated set-up procedures.

This sound level meter has been designed and created with all the required features and parameters that safety managers and noise assessors require when assessing industrial noise in the workplace. It has a large colour screen, easy use keypad and is supplied in an attractive but hard-wearing casing.

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
  • In-built Hearing Protection Database, which is a comprehensive database of hearing protectors found directly on this sound level meter.

Class 2, Class 1 & Octave Bands

Choose between Class 2 and Class 1 for extra accuracy and upgrade your meter with (1/1) Octave Band analysis. This will allow you to analyse different frequencies in greater detail and is a requirement to perform Octave Band hearing protection assessments.

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.

Environmental Monitoring

The dBAir can also be purchased with additional environmental monitoring features. Please call our sales team on 01530 566800 if you would like more information and we will arrange a call with a specialist the discuss your requirements

    Technical Specification

    Technical Specification
    Measurement Range 25 - 115dB (Low) 50 - 140dB (High) (Class 1) 28 - 115dB (Low) 50 - 140dB (High) (Class 2)
    Parameters LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator.
    1/1 Octaves (GA141O and GA241SO only)
    Applicable Standard IEC 61672-1:2013 IEC 61260-1:2014 (Where Octave Bands Fitted) IEC 61252:1993 amendment 1:2000 (Where Exposure Fitted)
    Microphone Type 1 Pre-Polarised ½” (50mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone -26 dB ± 2 dB re 1V/Pa (Class 1) Type 2 Pre-Polarised ½” (25mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone –32 dB ± 3 dB re 1V/Pa (Class 2)
    Noise Floor 'A' Weighting < 16.0dB 'C' Weighting < 15.2dB 'Z' Weighting < 25dB (Class 1)
    'A' Weighting < 18.5dB 'C' Weighting < 18.0dB 'Z' Weighting < 25.5dB (Class 2)
    Time Weightings Slow, Fast and Impulse
    Languages Languages: English UK, English US, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Greek.
    Power Power: Batteries:4 x AA (1.5V) - Typically 12+ hours continuous use
    Dimensions Dimensions: Including Pre-Amplifier: 210mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D) Excluding Pre-Amplifier: 145mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D)
    Weight 480g including batteries

    Product Software

    You can analyse your data using either secure Cloud (www.TheCastleCloud.com) or PC based software that’s free and simple to use, or if you simply want to write them down you can view your results directly from the large colour screen.

    • No downloads ever required
    • No installation required
    • Unlimited number of devices (Pro and Pro+ accounts only)
    • Extra security through Cloud hosting
    • Data is automatically backed up

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