Cirrus Research to unveil new doseBadge® Mark V – 20 years of evolutionary success

Cirrus Research logoNoise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research have today unveiled the eagerly-awaited doseBadge® Mark V with a host of new features added to the market leading product.

The latest new-look doseBadge has been developed by the in-house R&D team, following on from the doseBadge IV that was introduced in 2007. Its compact size, belies the wealth of future-proof technology that has been included in this latest Cirrus offering.

The new doseBadge arrives in the year that Cirrus Research celebrates 20 years since it brought the very first doseBadge to market – having sold an incredible 20,000 units worldwide since 1996. Read more

All you need to know….new eBooks published by Cirrus Research cover Noise at Work and Environmental Monitoring

Cirrus ResearchNoise monitoring experts Cirrus Research are making life even easier for H&S and Environmental Managers with the launch of two new eBooks.

Produced by its own in-house experts, the guides comprehensively cover occupational and environmental noise measurement terminology respectively, acting as invaluable references guides within both industries. Read more

Noise at Work Mistakes By Tom Shelton, Cirrus Research

Cirrus ResearchLast year we talked about the 5 most common mistakes that are made in the workplace but as the months wore on it become apparent after speaking to clients that there are actually six.

After the classic five errors of – doing nothing at all about noise risks, not using the right equipment to get accurate measurements, measuring incorrectly, not calibrating your meter properly or regularly and, finally, not trying to control noise risks in the first place – I now want to expand that to six by adding not keeping your data. Read more

Cirrus Research all set for NEC Health & Safety Event 2016

Cirrus Research PLCNoise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research are confirmed for this year’s Health & Safety Event at the Birmingham NEC, March 22-24, where it will be unveiling the Revo – its latest vibration meter, purpose-designed for hand-arm and whole body vibration measurement.

This will be alongside the Cirrus range including the Optimus Sound Level Meters and doseBadge Noise Dosimeters for occupation noise measurements. There will also be a chance to see the updated NoiseTools software for detailed noise analysis. Read more

Cirrus Research expands “try before you buy” products range

cirrusNoise measurement experts Cirrus Research has expanded its Noise Hire division with additional products following increased customer demand. 

Available through the recently launched website, requests for the “try before you buy” option have soared in recent months.

The popular hire out service has been taken up by a variety of clients including independent noise consultants, local authorities, housing associations and health & safety managers from the occupational health, environmental and noise nuisance sectors.

The range of product available to hire has now been extended to include the new Revo™ handheld vibration meter, added to the Cirrus portfolio last year. Read more


CirrusResearchNoise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research have confirmed they will be exhibiting at this year’s Health & Safety North event at the Bolton Arena, October 7-8th, featuring its latest vibration monitoring product – The Revo.

Delegates visiting Cirrus Research at E6 will be able to speak to the team of fully trained noise specialists who will be showcasing the latest Cirrus products, designed and manufactured in the UK.

Key products that are being showcased this year include:

•REVO – Cirrus’ first vibration monitor, providing a simple and convenient way to measure, analyse and assess vibration data – ideal for assessing hard-arm or whole body vibration exposure. Read more

Cirrus Research ready to prescribe noise & vibration solutions at Safety & Health Expo 2015

Cirrus Research is taking its Noise Doctor product and advisory clinic to the Safety & Health Expo this June, when it opens its doors at the Excel in London. 

Enjoying a highly visible position on Stand P2150 the team of experts will be offering advice, information and product demonstrations on a wide range of sound level meters, noise dosimeters and training courses.

And for the first time it will be showcasing the new REVO™ vibration monitor – the very latest product to come out of the Cirrus stable.

Key products that are being showcased this year include:

  • REVO – Cirrus’ first vibration monitor, providing a simple and convenient way to measure, analyse and assess vibration data – ideal for assessing hard-arm or whole body vibration exposure.
  • Optimus Sound Level Meters, ideal for Noise at Work and Environmental Noise Measurements.
  • The doseBadge Noise Dosimeter, ideal for measuring and assessing the noise exposure of mobile workers or anyone working in hazardous environments.

And to guarantee that every customer enjoys the very best in customer care and after service, Cirrus completes the all inclusive product package with free training.

Delegates will also have the chance to enter the Cirrus digital “Play Your Sounds Right” on the stand using two large touchscreens. Anyone who registers and plays will receive a 10% discount if they place an order within 3 months of the show – up to 30th September 2015.

Cirrus Research Marketing Manager Thomas Shelton added: “We attended buy phentermine philippines SHExpo last year and had a fantastic show. This year we have an even bigger and better stand to showcase our products and services so we are all looking forward to it. We are expecting an awful lot of interest in the REVO – it should be a very busy three days.

“We also have a few surprises up our sleeve so it’s well worth customers, both existing and potential, coming down to see us to find out more about our latest developments.” added Tom.

How does the Noise Doctor process work exactly? – with a simple 3 step diagnosis process:

  1. Advice – Cirrus Research will give plain, simple advice and answer any questions so the client can be confident that we have the best instrument that meets the standards, regulations and guidelines they are working to.
  1. Product – With so many sound level meters, noise dosimeter and other noise measurement instruments being available from Cirrus Research, our experts will match requirements and specifications from the wide range of sound level meters, noise dosimeters and vibration measurement equipment on offer.
  1. Support – This is crucial part of the service that the Noise Doctor offers – whether it is a quick question over the phone, on-site training, or something more in-depth.

And with every Optimus Sound Level Meter or doseBadge Noise Dosimeter comes free training in the form of the Cirrus Product Training Course, or CPTC.

Cirrus Research Moves into Vibration Market with New Product

Noise measurement specialists Cirrus Research are moving in to the vibration detection market for the first time with the launch of its new RevoTM Vibration Meter.

The Revo provides a simple and convenient way to measure, analyse and assess vibration data – ideal for assessing Hard-Arm or Whole Body Vibration exposure.

It meets all the relevant industry standards such as ISO 5349 and European Directive 2002/44/EC as well as the ISO 8041:2005. It is also capable of measuring four channels simultaneously.

The robust but compact instrument can also be used to measure Whole Body Vibration to ISO 2631, as well as vibration on passenger and merchant ships to ISO 6954.

It typically comes as part of a complete measurement kit, which includes the accessories required to carry out Hand-Arm Vibration measurements and handle mounts for the Triaxial Accelerometer. An extended range of accessories is also available, which allows it to be used in a wide range of additional applications.

In addition to the measurement of vibration for human exposure, the Revo can also measure three channels of FFT data. This is used to analyse vibration in machinery, vehicles and other vibrating structures.

The Revo boasts a compact design, colour OLED display and can store up to 10,000 measurements, as well as up to 1000 FFT measurements. Its simple software for data transfer and calculation of Daily Exposure A(8) is also very user-friendly. It can operate for between 10-14 hours using just 3xAAA batteries and the USB interface allows easy transfer of to any PC.

Marketing Manager Thomas Shelton said: “This is a strategic diversification for Cirrus buy phentermine online uk shipping Research. We have found that vibration monitoring was becoming more and more linked to our sector, so it was a natural progression to add vibration products to our portfolio.

“We believe the Revo has everything you could need in a vibration meter and is both price and aesthetically very appealing. The feedback from the market and our clients so far has been very positive and sales enquiries are already very buoyant as a result.”

Key components of the Revo include:

  • Hand-Arm measurements in accordance with ISO 5349:2001
  • European Directive 2002/44/EC & the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005
  • Whole-body vibration measurements to ISO 2631
  • Vibrations on passenger and merchant ships to ISO 6954
  • Meets ISO 8041:2005 standards
  • SEAT measurement at driver seats with options KD:103 Triaxial Whole Body Seat Accelerometer
  • Condition monitoring of rotating machinery in three axes
  • Vibration measurement in vehicles and other vibrating structures
  • Display of running and interval RMS, maximum RMS (MTVV), vibration dose value (VDV), vector sum, peak and maximum peak value Key features
  • Supplied as a complete Hand-Arm vibration kit with Triaxial Accelerometer
  • Four independent measuring channels with IEPE inputs & TEDS support
  • Fourth channel for SEAT measurements at driver seats
  • Measurement of acceleration for Hand-Arm & velocity/displacement for Machine Vibration
  • Weighting filters to ISO 8041 Wh for hand-arm vibration and Wb, Wc, Wd, Wj, Wk & Wm for whole-body vibration
  • Display of interval and running RMS, maximum RMS (MTVV), interval RMS, estimated Vibration Dose Value (eVDV), Vector Sum, Peak and Maximum Peak values
  • 3-channel FFT for the detection of main frequencies

You can see the Revo at the Safety & Health Expo 2015, 16-18th June at London ExCel.

Noise Assessments – Free Benchmark Report Templates

Industrial Noise & Vibration Centre reportsMost noise reports are not worth the paper they are written on (to paraphrase an HSE survey) and industry currently wastes a fortune on assessments that are often little more than placebo check-box “write only report” exercises.

The solution is to use the benchmark Digital Noise Assessment (DNA) template documentation to eliminate much of the time consuming and tedious process of report writing. Read more


SvantekdosemeterATEX and IECEx approvals means well-proven instrument can now be used in potentially explosive atmospheres including mines and petrochemical plants

Svantek (tel: 01296 682040; – world leading manufacturer of occupational health and environmental noise and vibration monitoring instrumentation – has launched the new ATEX and IECEx Intrinsically Safe (IS) SV104 personal noise dosimeter for use in potentially explosive work environments. To support this high performance instrument, the company is offering free octave band and audio record until the end of the year. Read more