Plugfones® Protector™ Industrial Earplug-Earphone Hybrids (NRR 26)

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Plugfones® Protector™ Industrial Earplug-Earphone Hybrids (NRR 26)

Rated 4.3 out of 5
22 Reviews
$43.95

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DESCRIPTION

Plugfones Protector™ Key Features

  • Music listening earphones with hearing protection
  • Tuned speakers provide deep, immersive sound
  • Two types of earplug tips for a comfortable fit
  • Lightweight design weighs just 10 grams
  • Industries served: Maintenance, Assembly, Production, Mining, Oil/Gas, Machining, Fabrication and many more

Plugfones Protector™ Industrial Earplug-Earbud Hybrids provide protection from hazardous noise, with the ability to listen to music. The Plugfones Protector™ Series of earphones is designed for workers in high-noise industrial environments. Now workers no longer have to choose between the hearing protection they need and the music they want. With the earplug tips blocking out ambient noise, the tuned speakers can deliver high quality sound that is clear, rich, and satisfying.

Protector™ is built to last. The 54" TuffCord™ cable is tear-resistant, and the audio jack is double-reinforced, so these earphones can stand up to hours of use, day after day. These are also sweat-resistant, so workers never need to fret over their earphones in hot working conditions. Protector™ earphones are light, weighing in at just 10 grams (0.35 oz), preventing wearer fatigue even after a long day.

Plugfones™' top priority is protection from sound. These earphones come with ComforTwist™ foam tips (NRR 23) and ComforTiered™ silicone tips (NRR 26) for a secure and comfortable fit. Plugfones™ Protector™ earplug tips have been fully tested and found compliant according to ANSI S3.19-1974 standards for noise reduction.

Volume Limiting (VL) Technology Available

Available only on industrial Plugfones products, WorkSafe Volume Limiting Technology keeps speaker volume below 82 dB and compliant with OSHA's max volume guidelines. The jack contains strategically placed resistors to restrict volume levels from reaching the full capabilities of the attached device.

    Features:
    • WorkSafe™ Volume Limiting (VL) Technology Available
    • SoundSeal™ Noise-Suppressing Technology
    • Interchangeable ComforTiered™ Foam Plugs with Noise Reduction Rating of 29 db
    • Interchangeable ComforTiered™ Silicone Plugs with Noise Reduction Rating of 27 dB
    • Tear-Resistant TuffCord™
    • Tuned Speaker
    • Double-reinforced jack
    • Sweat-Resistant
    • Independently Tested and Compliant With ANSI S3.19-1974 Noise Reduction Standards as Certified by Michael & Associates, Inc.
    • Unique Patent Pending Design

    Also available with an in-line mic and smartphone controls: Plugfones Protector Plus

    Specifications:
    • Length: 54"
    • Weight: 0.35 ounces (10 grams)
    • Speaker Type: Tuned

    What's included:

    1. Protector™ Earplug-Earbud Hybrid
    2. (1) Pair Interchangeable Foam Plugs
    3. (1) Pair Interchangeable Silicone Plugs
    4. Waterproof Case
    5. Cable Management Clip
    6. Quick Start Guide

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    average rating 4.3 out of 5
    Based on 22 reviews
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    Rated 5 out of 5
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    3rd pair

    Nice product. Comfy. Fits well in my motorbike helmet. Works well.

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    Volume level lower than previous pairs I have bought. New shape of foam plugs doesn't work well for my ears leading to high ambient noise penetration and reduced effectiveness. I can't use them for my intended purpose.

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    Rated 4 out of 5
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    Reduces about 30% of noise, with ok sound.

    I'm not a huge guy, so perhaps the Plugfones don't fit me perfectly. I do wear ear plugs frequently, so I do know how to insert them properly.

    The plugfones do reduce exhaust noise from my motorcycle which is great, and they are reasonably comfortable. As earphones, they are fairly average. If they are not inserted perfectly, there is no bass at all. When you put your helmet on, a little bit of wiggle can disturb the perfect placement which means no bass will be heard. This is with the silicon tips.

    With the foam tips, it's even worse. You can't compress the foam enough to really get a good fit, as the earphones take up most of the space inside the foam.

    For $38 they are great. Knowing the sound quality is hit and miss I probably wouldn't buy the more expensive Bluetooth wireless version.

    But realistically, do they reduced ear damaging noise? Yes.

    Can you listen to music through them at a sensible volume? Yes.

    Are they priced competitively? Yes.

    Should you buy? Yes.

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    Pretty good

    A bit quiet. Isolates noise pretty good though.

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    Plugfones

    Too quite volume up full can barely hear talking or music

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