Hubble Kit – SVAN 977 Weatherproof System

An ideal solution to anyone who needs a powerful yet small and lightweight sound meter system that is capable of being used both indoors and outdoors.

The SVAN 977 Weatherproof System Features: –

  • Over 192 Hours Run Time
  • ‘Hot-Swap’ for battery replacement in the field without turning off the sound meter
  • Tough, weatherproof case withstanding 900Kg loads
  • External weatherproof connectors
  • Optional plug-in weather-proof power supply giving an impressive 40 day run time (approximate)

SVAN 977C

The SVAN 977C is a Class 1 Sound and Vibration meter designed for occupational and environmental measurement applications.
The meter is a successor of SVAN 977A offering new 1/2” microphone MK255 providing designed for acoustical measurements in research and development and also for industrial use. lt is designed and very carefully constructed to ensure excellent long-time stability of the electroacoustical parameters.

The built-in Bluetooth® interface together with smart-phone applications like Building Acoustics App and SvanMobile, extends measurement capabilities with all the features offered by smartphones including text/voice comments, photo, video, GPS position etc.

The SVAN 977C kit consists of SVAN   977C Class 1 sound & vibration level meter with a detachable preamplifier SV 12L and high quality MK255 microphone. Each SVAN    977C has its factory calibration certificate and 36 months warranty card.

SVAN 974

SVAN 974 Vibration Level Meter and Analyser is intended for general vibration measurements and machinery condition monitoring. It can be used by consultants, maintenance services, industry R&D departments etc.

Instrument allows parallel acceleration, velocity and displacement measurements. Three vibration profiles allow parallel measurements with independently defined filters and RMS detector time constants. Each profile provides a significant number of results (like RMS, Peak or Max).

The advanced time-history logging for each profile provides the complete information about the measured signal. Measurements data stored to microSD card can be easily downloaded to any PC using the USB interface and SvanPC++ software.

Most of required weighting filters, like VelMF, meeting ISO 10816 standard requirements, are available with this instrument. Using the computational power of its digital signal processor, the SVAN 974 instrument can perform additionally the real-time 1/1 or 1/3 octave or FFT analysis. The SVAN 974 offers also, parallel to the vibration measurement, the RPM measurement with Monarch laser tachometer.

Instrument is powered from four AA standard or rechargeable batteries. The powering of the instrument from the USB interface is also provided. The robust and very compact case together with a light-weight design complete the exceptional features of this modern instrument.

SV977

SVAN 977 is a first Svantek’s Class 1 Sound & Vibration Level Meter that has been type approved in accordance with WELMEC requirements in Spain. The analyser is designed to meet the needs of both environmental monitoring and occupational health and safety monitoring specialists. Its exceptional hardware design also enables the measurement of ultra sound frequencies in the 40 kHz band.
The SVAN 977 provides broadband results with all the standard weighting filters and also offers an incredible time history logging capability providing broadband results and spectra with adjustable double (long and short) logging steps.
Audio recording can be performed simultaneously with time history logging as either a separate wave file or as audio events inside time history files. This solution enables noise source recognition and data post-processing. Manual and automatic triggering of audio recording is also available. Measurement results are recorded in three acoustic or vibration profiles enabling measurements to be performed with 3 different filters (e.g. A, C, Z) and 3 different detector time constants (e.g. Fast, Slow, Impulse).
Measurement data is stored on a µSD card and can be easily downloaded to a PC using SvanPC++ software over either USB or RS 232 interfaces.
The powerful DSP (digital signal processor) used in the SVAN 977 instrument can simultaneously operate in meter mode and perform real-time 1/1 or 1/3 octave analysis including statistical calculations. Additional functions like real-time FFT analysis and Rotation Speed Measurement are also available.
The highly developed user interface works on networks like GPRS, Ethernet or WLAN for both remote data download and settings configuration. The built-in Bluetooth® interface together with the smart-phone application, SvanMobile, extends measurement capabilities with all the features offered by smart-phones including text/voice comments, photo or video. Additionally, the inbuilt GPS allows to add the meter’s geographical location to the data file and synchronize the measurement time.
The instrument is powered by four AA standard or rechargeable NiMH batteries (separate charger is required), from an external DC power source or USB interface. The robust and light weight design complete the exceptional features of this next generation instrument.

SV 258 Pro

The new SV 258 PRO is dedicated for building vibration measurement that use methods based on Peak Particle Velocity and Dominant Frequency. The measurement of human vibration in buildings is possible as the program allows simultaneous measurement of velocity and acceleration of vibrations with two independent steps of recording. In addition, it is possible to enrich the measurement with Class 1 sound results.

Users can use predefined settings compatible with commonly used standards such as DIN 4150-3 or BS 7385-2 or configure a criterion curve based on FFT or 1/3 Octave analysis in accordance with local standards.

The vibration time history in the form of WAV is stored for all three channels and is used for verification of vibration sources. Accurate post-analysis of the frequency content of the signal is available in the SvanPC ++ program.

The built-in GSM modem transmits measurement data to the SvanNET server where the user has access to current data, files with historical data and can also generate a measurement report. The system generates SMS and Email notifications as well as visual and audible alarms (optional alarm lamp). In addition to simple triggers from PPV or LEQ values, the you can configure alarms from standard curves (e.g. DIN 4150-3) or custom curves based on FFT or 1/3 octaves. It is possible to move the criterion curve up or down the scale so that the alarm is generated earlier or later. The time and value of the alarm are saved together to the memory of the meter.

SV  258  PRO is an outdoor monitoring system based on SVAN   958A Class 1 sound level meter. The portable and battery powered station can be used for a variety of monitoring applications including construction site monitoring, tunnelling and blasting. The IP 65-rated case contains a lead-acid battery which operating time can be easily extended by connecting an external battery or small solar panel. The intelligent charging unit enables use of a solar panel without expensive controllers and heavy batteries.

The case is fitted with very robust, waterproof connectors (military standard) and comes with an IP 65 external power supply. The system uses a low-noise, hermetically sealed tri-axial piezoelectric accelerometer enabling the outdoor use without additional enclosures. The accelerometers’ signal ground is insulated from the mounting surface and outer case to prevent ground loops. All accessories fit conveniently into a second carrying case.

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SVAN 958A

SVAN 958A Class 1 Four-channel Sound & Vibration Analyser is dedicated for all applications that require simultaneous class 1 sound and vibration assessment. Each of four input channels can be independently configured for sound or vibration detection with different filters and RMS detector time constants giving users an enormous measurement flexibility.

The real advantage of SVAN 958A is the capability to perform advanced analysis simultaneously to the level meter mode. In practise this allows the user to obtain broad-band results such as Leq, RMS, LMax, LMin, LPeak together with four-channel analysis like FFT or octave band analysis.

List of available analyser functions includes FFT, 1/1 or 1/3 octave, cross spectra, sound intensity, RT 60 and more. The 4-channel time-domain signal recording to .wav format is available as well as an exceptional feature! All measurement results are stored in non-volatile 32 MB internal memory or USB memory stick and can be easily downloaded to a PC with SvanPC++ software. SVAN 958A with RS 232 interface (SV 55) can be offered with GPRS modem or LAN & WLAN connection module. Together with SvanPC++_RC remote communication software, these interfaces provide easy remote access to instrument settings & data over Internet and local area network. Instrument is powered from four AA standard or rechargeable batteries as well as from the external DC power source or USB interface. Robust case and light weight design accomplish the exceptional features of this new generation instrument.

SVAN 979

The SVAN 979 Class 1 Sound & Vibration Analyser is our flagship device. Your first impression will be the amazing OLED display which features excellent visibility in all light conditions. The instrument’s lightweight and durable aluminium housing not only gives a sense of a firm grip but also protects the valuable electronic device from damage and any influence from electromagnetic interference.
The SVAN 979 has a very large dynamic range of measurement – over 110dB. It’s high-quality GRAS 40AE microphone allows measurement in the frequency range starting as low as 3 Hz. The measurement path has been designed to allow the use of other microphones should you want to measure very low frequencies or very high levels of noise. The microphone preamplifier has also been reinforced with a collar to protect against mechanical damage. One amazing feature of the SVAN 979 is that if you disconnect the microphone preamplifier then you can use the instrument for vibration measurements – simply connect up a cable and a vibration sensor .
The SVAN 979 has an extensive range of hardware and firmware add-ons that includes built-in Bluetooth®, windscreen infrared detector, direct connections to GPS module, GPRS or Wireless LAN modem or the totally unique built-in vibration shock sensor that warns the user whenever the instrument itself is exposed to vibrations that may influence the noise measurements.
Two USB connectors allow for the simultaneous operation of USB pen-drives and communication with the computer.
Usage of this number of advanced features at the same time is possible as the instrument has two high-speed digital signal processors. For example, the SVAN 979 is capable of measuring 2 ms steps of time history, logged simultaneously to audio recording (with 48kHz sampling) and real-time frequency analysis. Only the SVAN 979 can meet such a challenge. All data is stored on a microSD card of any capacity (default is 8GB) .
It is also important to note that unlike other brands which recalculate FFT spectrum to octave bands, the SVAN 979 performs frequency analysis in real-time, whether in octaves, third octaves all the way up to 1/12 octaves.
Setting up such advanced measurements can be very complicated but not in the SVAN 979. The intuitive menu structure of this instrument has been designed to make the measurement experience a pleasure.

SVAN 977A

The SVAN 977A is a Class 1 Sound and Vibration meter designed for occupational and environmental measurement applications. The SVAN 977A is a successor of SVAN 977 offering bigger memory 8 GB and the Bluetooth® interface as a software option that can be enabled at any time. The meter provides broad-band results such as Leq, Max, Min and Peak with all standard weighting filters together with an incredible time-history logging feature with two adjustable logging steps.
One unique feature of the SVAN 977A is ultrasound measurement band up to 40 kHz. The ultrasound band is normally considered as the frequency range above 20 kHz. Ultrasound is used in a number of industrial processes such as cleaning, drilling or welding as well as hospitals for medical procedures.
The built-in Bluetooth® interface together with smart-phone application, SvanMobile, extends measurement capabilities with all the features offered by smartphones including text/voice comments, photo, video, GPS position etc.

With the option of time signal recording SVAN 977A can record the raw signal samples with defined frequency up to 48 kHz. Analysis of the raw signal is used whenever frequency analysis is not sufficient. Post-processing of high quality wave files (48 kHz, 24 bit) such as calculation of tonality is available in SvanPC++ program. Time signal is recorded in a wave format which means that it can be played back in the PC software and used for noise source recognition (audio recording).

The SVAN 977A kit consists of SVAN   977A Class 1 sound & vibration level meter with a detachable preamplifier SV 12L and high quality omni-directional SV  7052E microphone, compliant to IEC61094-4. The list of accessories includes: SA 143 carrying case, SA  22 windscreen, 8 GB microSD card, four AA batteries, USB cable, and CD with user manual. Each SVAN     977A has its factory calibration certificate and 36 months warranty card.

With an optional microphone and 1/3 octave or FFT analysis SVAN    977A provides analysis of the ultrasounds up to 40 kHz. The ultrasound band is normally considered as the frequency range above 20 kHz. Limits of permissible ultrasound levels are usually expressed in terms of Leq and Max values specified in 1/3 octave bands for 20 kHz, 25 kHz, 31.5 kHz and 40 kHz.

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