Going shooting? Or maybe you just need to hear clear instructions from the boss under all the loud pandemonium? This article will compare the latest electronic ear protection headsets on the market in 2018 from Peltor and Pro Ears. Peltor and Pro Ears provide some of the best electronic ear protection headsets in the world. These two companies make electronic headsets that block extremely dangerous loud noises, but also make it possible to communicate with others and listen to your favourite tunes in dangerously loud environments.
Pro Ears has a wide range of electronic ear protection headsets and they are all made in the United States of America. They are split into four categories Gold Series, Pro Series, Ultra Series and ReVO series. Pro Ear’s Gold Series headsets are the most expensive but are of the greatest quality and have a high noise reduction rating. The prices of these headsets range from $200 to $260USD. The Pro Series headsets have a price range between $100 and $200 and have a good noise reduction rating. These headsets cost less but still deliver quality ear protection. The Ultra Series headsets cost only $35USD they don’t have all the electronic features of the Gold or Pro series headsets but they are light, comfortable and deliver quality hearing protection. The ReVO series headsets are made for children. They are small and comfortable. They most expensive headset from this range in $60USD. This article will detail one headset from each category.
Peltor sort their electronic headsets into many different categories. They enable consumers to choose from headsets with a variety of different electronic features and noise reduction range. Many of their headsets have the ability to connect to your smartphone or other devices so you can listen to your favourite music or answer phone calls while in dangerously loud environments. Most of their headsets range from $100USD to $200USD and are all good quality. This article will outline five different headsets from Peltor.
In recent times, Pro Ears and Peltor have marketed both their headsets differently. The Pro Ears headsets are advertised to be more for the shooting range and industry. Peltor’s headsets are advertised to be for the factory, manufacturing industry, the airport, air industry and the construction site.
It allows the incredible ability of independent volume control.
The Pro 300 has a highly versatile cup
Pro Form Leather ear seals, and padded, adjustable headbands are extremely comfortable for long term use.
Dual circuitboards for individual ear adjustments with no wires to tangle or break.
Amplifies low-level sounds while suppressing dangerous impulse noises
5 Station Presets, Seek and Scan
All-purpose noise-reduction headset with AM/FM radio receiver
Cockpit notification and connection control
Dual purpose headset provides hearing protection and makes it easy for workers to communicate
The Pro Ears Gold II 30 is the latest product in the Gold Series range. Pro Ears has integrated new technology in their headset known as DLSC (Dynamic Level Sound Compression). This technology basically compresses all noises over the 70 decibels while increasing the sounds below 70 decibels. Therefore, the wearer can hear instructions or conversations clearly while being protected from high level noise. Other features of this headset include:
The best headset from the Pro Series range is the The Pro Ears 300 headset. This headset is a fantastic choice for hunters, shooters and skeet enthusiasts. They are good for use in both an indoor and outdoor setting with a noise reduction of 26 decibels. The built in DLSC technology compresses noise from gun fire and amplifies commands and communication.
The headsets from the from Pro Ear’s Ultra Series do not contain any of the electronic features as the other headsets of the other series do. However, the Ultra Pro Passive headset still delivers quality protection. The advantage of this headset is that it is light and comfier compared to the other headsets from both other Pro Ears headsets and Peltor. This headset also comes in four different colours, black, green, orange and pink.
This Pro Ears headset is made for children, especially those from 16 and under. They have a noise reduction rating of 25 are designed to fit small heads. Many of the same features are integrate in this product that you find in most Pro Ears electronic headsets. These headsets are suitable for moderate noise environments like the shooting range and the race track. Comes in 7 designs – neon green, pink rain, purple rain, zombie, skulls, Typhon and Highlander.
Peltor’s TacticalPro is a two-way foldable headset. The technology integrated in this headset detects unique frequencies to suppress dangerous loud noises while amplifying low-level sounds. This headset also contains omni-directional cup microphones, this creates a virtual surround sound of conversation between workers in loud environments. In noisy environments, the headset makes the sound of voices and conversation clear and ambient. Other features of this headset include:
The Peltor Worktunes radio headsets allows you listen to your favorite radio stations or music from your iPod while in noisy and loud environments. It has a Noise Reduction Rating of 26 decibels. The headset has a built-in radio antenna and can remember up to 5 radio stations so you can listen to the radio straightaway after putting it on. It also has a 3.5mm stereo input so you can listen to music or podcasts through your headset from external devices such as iPhones and mp3 players. Other features include:
The Alert headsets comes with built-in FM radion. It also has a level dependent function which improves the safety of the wearer and increases motivation in noisy environments. You don’t need to take the headset of or change settings to switch between listening to the radio, an external device such as your smart phone or to communicate with your colleagues. It has an automatic built in system.
This Peltor headset is designed for use in aircrafts. It contains Bluetooth technology to ensure great communication, strong connection to cockpit. The muffs are comfy and it provides great noise reduction in a loud environment. The headset features a push to talk button and can be connected wirelessly to the aircraft. It can be ten meters apart from cockpit controls without losing connection.
The LiteCom series from Peltor are their companies “base model” electronic ear protection. This headsets in this series are integrated with many electronic features and have a high noise reduction rating. This headset can communicate wirelessly over multiple channels and on the same frequency. It can filter out the loud distracting from entering the microphone as background noise during conversation.
To conclude, each headset outlined in this article are good quality headsets and the manufactures of Peltor and Pro Ears are some of the best at making electronic ear protection products in the world. The products are also available on Amazon. On Amazon.com the headsets may be a different price compared to the prices outlined in this article.