Real-time noise source identification with acoustic camera

Designed primarily for use in the aerospace and automotive industries, BK Connect Acoustic Camera is a versatile and complete hand-held system for real-time noise source identification in almost any acoustic environment.

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It is capable of stationary and non‐stationary measurements over a wide range of frequencies using both beamforming and acoustic holography. 

Equally suitable for noise source troubleshooting in aircraft cabins and cockpits, Buzz, Squeak and Rattle detection in vehicle cabins; and high-frequency leak detection, this portable system is up and running within 10 seconds of starting BK Connect Array Analysis, showing live maps on video.

Using an aim, shoot and measure procedure, the acoustic camera allows you to take, save and share screenshots using the functionality of your tablet; make, save and review video recordings of contour maps using BK Connect Array Analysis; and analyze recordings using BK Connect applications, according to your test requirements (available separately.)

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Real-time noise source identification with acoustic camera system overview

BK Connect Acoustic Camera comprises software components BK Connect Array Analysis and BK Connect Data Viewer and BK Connect Hardware Setup (advanced). The hardware component includes a hand‐held array and LAN‐XI data acquisition hardware, which includes the frame, modules and front panels. The hardware is delivered in a waterproof case for easy transportation. The tablet is optional, and the PC and is not included.

The system also supports a range of other sliced-wheel arrays and all other planar, irregular arrays as well as a complete set of acoustic mapping and other sound and vibration tools available from Brüel & Kjær, including the patented Wideband Holography.

> Watch the acoustic camera in action (YouTube)