noise limiter

noise limiter

[′nȯiz ‚lim·əd·ər]
(electronics)
A limiter circuit that cuts off all noise peaks that are stronger than the highest peak in the desired signal being received, thereby reducing the effects of atmospheric or human-produced interference. Also known as noise silencer; noise suppressor.
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Windows and internal doors must be closed and a noise limiter installed.
He said: "The council demanded a noise limiter would be set and that they would set it and that has been done.
Although the bar in Hales Street is fitted with a noise limiter, it was discovered that noise was escaping whenever doors were opened.
He also offered to install a noise limiter on the sound system in a bid to calm the objections.
A noise limiter has been installed, following a request by the council's pollution team, and he had also complied with a number of recommendations made by South Wales Police.
Fewer than 7 per cent used a noise limiter on their MP3 or turned down the volume after listening for a while, while just about 18 per cent said they took breaks during listening or paid attention to warnings about the risks of listening to loud music.
Deafness Research UK has devised a series of tips for the safe use of MP3 players: Always use the noise limiter on your MP3 player; Parents should look for a locking feature on the player and use it to set the maximum volume using a special code; Check that your player is not one with a maximum volume that exceeds statutory and Health and Safety limits - the Which?
Additional features of these tride-and-true CBs are: RF gain control for better reception, dynamike control, automatic noise limiter, instant channel 9, and illuminated S/SWR/RF meter.
But Mr Moss said a system with a noise limiter had been installed in the premises and it was set according to guidelines from the local authority.
The venue is also looking at fitting a noise limiter which monitors sound levels by the use of colour-coded lights to let bands know if their music is too loud and a noise shield for the extractor fans.
We also suggest music lovers play tunes on MP3 players at a safe level and always use the noise limiter.
Their wild celebration triggered a noise limiter in the village hall which automatically shuts down the electricity if the decibel level gets too high.