Sound Level Meters & Noise Meters

Find a high performance easy to use Class 1 or Class 2 sound level meter. Ideal professional-grade noise meters for accurate and compliant noise measurement for every application including occupational noise and environmental noise.

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Digital Noise Meter for Noise Level Testing Digital Noise Meter for Noise Level Testing Low-cost digital noise meter ideal for spot checks, audible alarm testing and for quick assessments of noise levels From £336.00 Inc. VAT/GST From £280.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Noise at Work Sound Level Meter - Nova 44 (Class 2) Noise at Work Sound Level Meter - Nova 44 (Class 2) A Class 2 integrating sound level meter with data logging. Measures LAeq, CPeak and C-A as required by Noise Regulations From £1,698.00 Inc. VAT/GST From £1,415.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Environmental Noise Meter - Nova 45 (Class 1) Environmental Noise Meter - Nova 45 (Class 1) The Premium Class 1 integrating sound level meter with octave bands, timers and environmental noise measurement parameters. From £3,045.60 Inc. VAT/GST From £2,538.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Sound Pressure Level Meter (SPL Meter) - Nova 41 (Class 1) Sound Pressure Level Meter (SPL Meter) - Nova 41 (Class 1) Class 1 sound pressure level meter with A, C & Z frequency weightings and F, S & I time weightings. Meets IEC 61672-1:2013 From £1,600.80 Inc. VAT/GST From £1,334.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Low-Cost Noise Meter - Nova 42 (Class 2) Low-Cost Noise Meter - Nova 42 (Class 2) A Class 2 low-cost sound pressure level meter. Easy to use meter ideal for basic noise level assessments. Meets IEC 61672. From £1,017.60 Inc. VAT/GST From £848.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Data Logging Sound Level Meter - Nova 43 (Class 1) Data Logging Sound Level Meter - Nova 43 (Class 1) A Class 1 highly accurate decibel meter with data logging ideal for noise surveys and assessments. Meets IEC 61672-1:2013 From £2,281.20 Inc. VAT/GST From £1,901.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Octave Band Sound Level Meter - Nova 46 (Class 2) Octave Band Sound Level Meter - Nova 46 (Class 2) Professional grade Class 2 Octave Band Sound Level Meter for detailed noise assessments & hearing protection prescription. From £2,462.40 Inc. VAT/GST From £2,052.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Noise Frequency Real Time Analyser Model 33 Noise Frequency Real Time Analyser Model 33 Noise Frequency Real-Time Analyser with 1/1 & 1/3 Octave Bands simultaneously measures all noise parameters & frequencies. From £4,269.60 Inc. VAT/GST From £3,558.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Quantifier 91 & 92 data logging sound meter Quantifier 91 & 92 data logging sound meter Simple data logging sound meter for broadband measurements with time history. Ideal for industrial noise measurements. From £1,486.80 Inc. VAT/GST From £1,239.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Quantifier 93 & 94 integrating averaging sound level meters Quantifier 93 & 94 integrating averaging sound level meters Data logging integrating averaging sound meter with 1:1 octave band filters. For industrial and environmental noise use. From £1,933.20 Inc. VAT/GST From £1,611.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Quantifier 95 & 96 integrating averaging sound meters Quantifier 95 & 96 integrating averaging sound meters Data logging integrating averaging sound meter with 1:1 and 1:3 octave band filters. For comprehensive noise measurements. From £2,582.40 Inc. VAT/GST From £2,152.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more Assessor 81A & 82A Noise Exposure Meters Assessor 81A & 82A Noise Exposure Meters Class 1 or 2 noise exposure meter measures decibel levels with A and C frequency weightings and peak sound pressure. From £882.00 Inc. VAT/GST From £735.00 Ex. VAT/GST Read more

Sound Level Meter & Decibel Meters

We supply a wide range of sound measurement devices from low-cost digital noise meters suitable for quick noise measurements, through to Class 1 and Class 2 decibel meters, which are ideal for legally compliant occupational noise measurements and more detailed noise frequency analysis as well as environmental noise monitoring. 

Class 1 (Type 1) & Class 2 (Type 2) Sound Meters for all applications including:

  • Type Approved decibel meters to international standards IEC 61672-1:2002 and IEC 61672-2:2003 from the PTB
  • Data Logging sound pressure level meters with up to 32GB of memory (enough for 1 month of noise and audio measurements)
  • Integrating averaging sound pressure level meters for occupational noise & workplace noise exposure measurements
  • Decibel Level Meters with a dynamic measurement range (frequency range) from 20dB(A) - 140dB(A), C-peak 143dB(C)
  • Octave Band noise meters for octave band analysis and the selection of hearing PPE & Noise Control
  • High-performance Decibel Meters with real-time 1:1 and 1:3 Octave Bands and Audio Recording for Environmental Noise
  • Noise Frequency Real-time Analyser for detailed acoustic analysis
  • A simple noise meter for basic noise testing applications.

Noise measurement kits

All of the sound meters and noise level meters in Pulsar Instruments™ range can be supplied as a complete noise measurement kit containing db meter, acoustic calibrator, windshield, and other essential accessories. They come with valid calibration certificates and a warranty. The Pulsar Nova Decibel Meters, as well as other selected noise monitoring devices, can also be used with an all-weather outdoor measurement kit that provides protection for the meter and its microphone from the elements and dust, allowing sound intensity measurements to be made over long periods in a variety of environments.

Of course, if you do have any potential questions about a sound level meter from the collection above then please let us know and the Pulsar customer services team will be more than happy to assist you further. Simply get in touch via our contact page or give us a ring and we will be happy to advise you further on any of the sound level meters you see featured. 

Frequently Asked Questions

A Class 1 Sound Level Meter is a high-precision meter useful for environmental noise and laboratory applications, although you can use it for most other measurements such as compliant occupational, industrial and construction noise assessments. The tolerance in each frequency is much tighter on a Class 1 than on a Class 2. Most British Standards call for a Class 1. 

A Class 2 instrument is still highly accurate and is perfect for occupational noise and industrial hygiene applications. For most Health and Safety applications, for example Noise Risk Assessments, a Class 2 sound level meter is all that is required.

Yes. There are different types of calibration. You need to field calibrate your meter before and after every set of measurements with an acoustic calibrator. You need to have a periodic calibrator (factory calibration) at least every two years, however Pulsar recommend you return your instrument annually to us for recalibration and in return we will extend your product warranty up to 7 years. All instruments leave Pulsar Instruments professionally calibrated and are supplied with a valid calibration certificate to international standards. Pulsar can also supply your sound level meters as UKAS calibrated which is the highest level of calibration you can receive (extra charges apply for this).

Yes. We advise you use a windshield to protect the microphone from dust and environmental conditions. Our noise meters are supplied with windshields as standard. If you lose it or it gets damaged you can purchase a replacement.

Our meters can be used for a range of applications:

  • Noise at work
  • Occupational and industrial hygiene
  • Environmental noise measurement
  • Boundary noise measurement
  • Machinery noise testing
  • Vehicle noise testing
  • Entertainment noise measurement

A decibel meter fitted with Octave Band Filters can split the audible spectrum into smaller bands which identify the frequency content of sound. If you are taking environmental noise measurements we recommend you buy a meter with at least 1:1 octave band filters. If you are measuring occupational noise they are not necessary, however some people like to use them to identify more accurately the level of hearing protection to prescribe. With the Pulsar Nova range you can buy a meter with 1:1 octave band filters (Models 45 and 46 have it as standard), or you can choose to upgrade to this option at a later date. If you have this option, the Pulsar AnalyzerPlus software will supply a range of options of hearing PPE based on the octave frequency content of the noise you measure.