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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"A noise assessment has been carried out and a noise limiter installed to ensure that any amplified music is set at a level that would not disturb the local residents.
But Kirsty Harris, landlady of Kevin's Bar, said the business was committed to sorting out the issue and is installing a noise limiter - which would cut off the music if it exceeds a certain volume.
He explained: "I have worked with Environmental Services, got a noise limiter off my own back, met them at the site on two occasions, but basically, with the levels they're wanting me to set it at, a burst balloon or clap would be enough to cut it out.
He added there was already a noise limiter in place at the club, but the council's Environmental Health officers say it's not being used properly.
The club must also install a tamper-proof noise limiter and place empty bottles into bins inside the building.
The sub committee imposed a number of new conditions on Mr Cabey's licence, the most significant of which will see operating hours cease at 2am Thursday to Saturday and midnight Sunday - reduced from 4am - a noise limiter installed and an order for staff to conduct a litter patrol after closing.
Winners Chapel International plan to keep the current layout inside and will use a noise limiter whenever a sound system is used.
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."
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?
In December 2013, a noise limiter was installed, meaning the volume could not be increased and tamper proof seals put in place.