Sound and Vibration Instrument Hire and Calibration
Miscellaneous Instrumentation Hire
Miscellaneous sound and vibration equipment, not included in the main sections
Gracey & Associates are an independent organisation with over 40 years experience of sound and vibration solutions.
Hire is the cost effective solution with overnight access to the latest and best instrumentation.
This section deals with miscellaneous instruments but we also have a wide range of cables and other useful items. We have brought them together under miscellaneous accessories.
|B&K 4128 : Head and Torso Simulator||£120 a day*|
The Head and Torso Simulator (HATS) Type 4128-C consists of a head mounted on a torso, representing the international average dimensions of a human adult. In airborne acoustic measurements it provides the correct simulation of the acoustic field around a human head and torso.
Testing of headphones
Evaluation of close-talking/noise-cancelling microphones
Measurements on telephone headsets and hands-free communication devices
Measurements on mobile and domestic telephones
In-situ/insertion measurements on hearing aids
Testing of hearing protectors
|Davis : Weather Station||£ 7 a day *|
|Kestrel 2000 : Pocket Weather Meter- Anemometer||£ 1 a day *|
Small battery operated field unit.
Three button control with clear digital display
Maximum and Minimum Wind Speed
|Metra KS76 : Accelerometer Kit||£ 4 a day *|
Metra KS 76 are general purpose IEPE accelerometers, supplied with a range of accessories.
Ideal for use with a B&K 2250 meter which has built-in engineering units.
|NTi XL2 : STIPA - Speech Intelligibility Meter||£ 27 a day *|
STIPA Measurement with XL2 Analyser : the XL2 analyser measures the speech intelligibility according to the latest revision of standard BS EN 60268-16:2011, current and older editions. It includes ambient noise correction and automated averaging of measurements.
The XL2 displays the measurement results as STI or as CIS results, accompanied by the individual levels and modulation indices of the seven octave bands.
|PC Laptop : Windows XP operating system.||£ 5 a day *|
loaded with the following programmes:-
Windows Software Included
B&K Link : B&K 2236, 2238, 2537 meters
B&K 7815 : Explorer Software ****
B&K 7820 : Evaluator Software ****
B&K 7830 : Qualifier Software ****
BZ 5503 : B&K 2250 analysers.
CEL 6357 : dB35 - CEL 350 dose badge
CEL 6704 : dB12 - CEL 460 dose meters
Nor 1020 : NorXfer - Nor 116, 118 and 140 analysers.
V-sw : Vibrock - V901 vibration analysers.
The B&K 7815, B&K 7820 and B&K 7830 software are supplied under Bruel & Kjaer license conditions and require a 'dongle' to enable operation, so please order separately if required. Please also note these dongles only 'work' with Gracey & Associates meters.
This next section includes instruments and accessories, once very popular but now superseded by more modern instruments. However we do still get requests for them, so include them here - in a simple listing with links.
|Type No. : Bruel & Kjaer Miscellaneous Equipment||Daily Hire *|
|B&K 2639 : 1/2" preamplifier with 1.5 m cable to B&K 7-pin 'short' plug||£ 3|
|AO 0027 : Cable - microphone extension - 7-pin B&K, 3 m||£ 2|
|AO 0028 : Cable - microphone extension - 7-pin B&K, 10 m||£ 3|
|AO 0507 : Cable - 4419  RASTI system to 2138 graphics printer||£ 1|
|DB 2609 : Adaptor - 7-pin preamplifier 'new' socket extension - old long plugs||£ 1|
|JE 0002 : Adaptor - B&K 7-pin short plug extension to fit old long sockets||£ 1|
|JP 0028 : Adaptor - 10-32 UNF accelerometer socket to B&K 7-pin plug||£ 1|
|ZF 0020 : Microphone attenuator - 20 dB for 4155 microphones||£ 2|
|ZG 0350 : Adaptor - see Nor 1409|
|Norsonic : Miscellaneous Equipment||Daily Hire *|
|Nor 1409 : Adaptor - Lemo 1B socket to 7-pin B&K plug||£ 1|
|Nor 1411 : ICP adaptor - 7-pin B&K [120 V] plug to BNC [24 V] socket - see Nor 1505||£ 2|