Introduction to sound level monitoring

Enhancing Soundscape Intelligence for Indoor Areas with the AS180 Sonisens

In today’s dynamic and evolving environments, understanding and managing sound levels is crucial for various industries and workplaces. To address this need, Sonitus Systems presents the AS180 Sonisens, an advanced indoor sound level monitor designed to collect and analyse sound level readings in any application. With its rugged design, versatile installation options, and integration capabilities, the AS180 Sonisens empowers organisations to capture valuable information and make informed decisions to ensure optimal acoustic conditions and enhance overall well-being.

Applications and Benefits

The AS180 Sonisens provides a comprehensive solution for sound level monitoring across diverse settings, ranging from health and safety considerations to smart building management. 

Key applications and benefits offered by the AS180 Sonisens:

  1. Workplace Noise Exposure Monitoring: By deploying the AS180 Sonisens, organisations can effectively assess noise levels in different workstations, enabling them to determine the need for hearing protection and conservation measures. This empowers businesses to prioritise employee safety and well-being.
  1. Smart Building Acoustics: Understanding employee comfort and optimising space are vital for creating productive and comfortable work environments. The AS180 Sonisens facilitates this by providing valuable insights into real estate usage and sound-related factors. By leveraging the collected data, organisations can identify areas for improvement and make data-driven decisions for enhanced employee satisfaction and productivity.
  1. Hospital Patient Comfort: Uninterrupted patient healing is essential in healthcare facilities. The AS180 Sonisens enables continuous monitoring of sound trends in hospital wards, ensuring a quiet and peaceful environment that supports patient comfort and recovery. Insights derived from the data can be shared among the healthcare team to facilitate collaborative decision-making.
  1. Machine Condition Checks: Monitoring sound levels in industrial settings is crucial for detecting any changes in machinery performance and identifying maintenance issues promptly. The AS180 Sonisens provides continuous sound level measurements, enabling organisations to monitor machine conditions and automatically detect potential maintenance needs, thereby minimising downtime and optimising operational efficiency.
  1. Noise Complaint Checks: For properties affected by noise issues, the AS180 Sonisens offers continuous sound level monitoring, allowing organisations to gain an in-depth understanding of long-term trends. This data can be used to address noise complaints effectively and implement appropriate mitigation strategies.
  1. Construction Noise Monitoring: During fit-out works or renovations, it is crucial to monitor noise levels within occupied parts of a building to ensure minimal disturbance and maintain a comfortable environment for occupants. The AS180 Sonisens provides reliable sound level monitoring capabilities for assessing construction noise impact and facilitating appropriate mitigation measures.

Key Features and Specifications

The AS180 Sonisens offers a comprehensive set of features and specifications, ensuring accurate and reliable sound level monitoring:

  1. Accurate Measurements: The AS180 Sonisens complies with international standards, providing high-precision sound level measurements.
  1. Measurement Parameters: The monitor offers a range of essential parameters, including LEQ, L05, L10, L50, L90, L95, and LMAX, enabling organisations to obtain a comprehensive understanding of sound levels.
  1. Frequency Weighting: The AS180 Sonisens supports both A and C frequency weighting options, ensuring compatibility with different acoustic scenarios.
  1. Frequency Analysis: With the choice of 1/1 or 1/3 octave frequency analysis, organisations can perform detailed frequency analysis for precise sound characterisation.
  1. Time Weighting: The monitor offers fast and slow time weighting options, allowing users to customise measurements based on specific requirements.
  1. Flexible Logging Intervals: Organisations can choose logging intervals ranging from 1 to 30 minutes, providing flexibility in data collection based on their monitoring needs.
  1. Ample Data Storage: The AS180 Sonisens features large memory capacity, allowing long-term data storage for up to 5 years at 5-minute intervals.
  1. Seamless Connectivity: With built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, integrating the AS180 Sonisens into existing building networks is effortless. Additionally, an optional 4G modem is available for independent communications.
  1. User-Friendly Interface: The monitor offers a web browser-based user interface for simple setup and configuration, ensuring a user-friendly experience.
  1. Cloud-Based Analysis: The AS180 Sonisens seamlessly uploads collected data to the secure cloud-hosted Sonitus Cloud platform, providing users with an intuitive analysis system for accessing readings, generating visual representations, exporting data, and setting up automated analysis functions.
  1. Versatile Mounting Options: The monitor includes versatile mounting options and microphone connections, enabling organisations to position the device discreetly and optimise acoustic measurements.

With its robust design, integration capabilities, and comprehensive features, the automated acoustic monitor allows organisations to optimise soundscapes that in turn enhances employee comfort and streamline operations. By leveraging the power of sound level monitoring, organisations can create healthier and more productive environments, leading to improved overall performance and satisfaction.

Sonitus Systems offers both the hardware and software for a range of environmental parameters on a continual basis, with real-time information available through our Sonitus Cloud dashboard. For more details on our indoor and outdoor noise and air quality monitoring products and services, please contact the team at