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Hearing Protection

SoundGear Electronic Earplugs

Filed in Articles, Hearing Protection by on May 22, 2017 0 Comments • views: 153
SoundGear Electronic Earplugs

A new generation of hearing protection products for shooters is has become available recently: electronic Earplugs. The advantage of electronic hearing protection is that they are active only when a shot is fired.  When there is no shooting, they are passthrough – Some even amplify sound.  They are really great for instructional settings or when […]

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Hearing Protection for Shooters

Filed in Articles, Hearing Protection, Shooting by on July 23, 2011 1 Comment • views: 951
Hearing Protection for Shooters

I’m shooting at an indoor range now (it’s summertime here in Arizona) and one thing I noticed immediately is that it’s a lot louder. That prompted me to review the types of hearing protection available. First, some background about sound and noise reduction. Sound pressure in measured in decibels (db). The first thing to know […]

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