Noise Nuisance Recorder for Measuring Neighbour Noise

By: Noisemeters  05/12/2011
Keywords: audio recording, noise measurements

The Noise Nuisance Recorder is for the environmental health officer, housing association, noise consultant or any other professional who is involved in dealing with noisy neighbours and other noise nuisance complaints. It records accurate noise measurements as well as the audio for use as evidence.

  • Noisy neighbours and other domestic noise nuisance
  • Monitor barking dogs, loud music, verbal abuse
  • Time saving and cost effective for intermittent noises
  • Audio recording by remote control or trigger level
  • Records acoustic parameters along with the audio records
  • One box, no tripod or microphone cable

The measurements can be stored or transferred to a standard USB memory stick, to that it can be easily transferred to a computer. This also allows a hot-swap, in case you need to leave the recorder in place, taking just the data back to your office.

The audio record is stored by the meter along with the noise measurements, not in a separate device. As a result, the acoustic parameters and the audio recording are closely linked.

The noise levels throughout the monitoring period can be shown graphically. The periods with audio record are clearly indicated, allowing instant playback.

Although it has many different applications (as it contains a logging Class 1 Integrating Sound Level Meter), this recorder has been specifically designed for monitoring noise in a complainant's house. The accurate noise measurements are often needed in any legal proceedings. The audio record, which is closely associated with the noise measurements, is there so that you can be sure that any unacceptable noise levels were due to neighbours, dogs, music, machinery or any of the other common causes of complaint.

Keywords: audio recording, noise measurements

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