Element is the ideal partner to assist Telecommunication Product Manufacturers with Acoustic Testing and certification. We are UKAS accredited to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005; ICASA (South Africa) and Telepermit (New Zealand). 

Our Telecommunications test reports are accepted around the globe, allowing easy access to alternative markets in addition to Europe.

We provide a range of acoustic performance tests to cover global regulatory equipment and bespoke testing for voice quality. Element has a test and measurement solution that includes a Head and Torso Simulator (HATS) and a fully anechoic chamber so we can perform Acoustic Performance and Voice Quality assessments on your DECT, VoIP and GSM products, in addition to hands-free equipment (conference telephones), modern handsets, head-worn headsets and in-ear headsets.


Telecoms Acoustic Tests

  • Send Loudness Rating (SLR)
  • Receive Loudness Rating (RLR)
  • Sidetone Masking Rating (STMR)
  • Distortion Testing
  • Noise Testing
  • Acoustic Shock Testing

Telecoms Acoustic Regulatory Testing

Element offers a wide range of regulatory testing services for acoustic performance and can assist manufacturers of Telecommunication products with services for the following countries:

  • Europe
  • US
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa

Telecoms Acoustic Standards

The standards for regulatory acoustic performance we commonly test to are as follows:

  • 47CFR Part 68 Clauses 68.316 & 68.317 + CS-03 Part 5
  • AS/CA S004
  • PTC 200
  • PTC 220
  • DPT-TE-001
  • DPT-SWS-001

Telecoms Acoustic Conformance

Our conformance tests are aimed at the end user and include noise emission testing and voice quality against standards such as ITU-T P.862 and ITU-T P.800. Noise emission is seen as a highly important area to address as noise at work regulations and Health & Safety are becoming more of an issue. Element can offer conformance testing to the following standards:

  • TBR 10
  • TBR 38
  • BS6317
  • TIA/EIA 810A and 810B
  • ISO 7779
  • EN300 753 v1.2.1

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