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With so much advancement in technology, the market keeps getting introduced to new electronic hi-fi gadgets, new mobile, laptops, tablets, you name it. Variety of accessories are also available along with them. Headphones, earbuds is one of the main accessories to any electronic gadget. While choosing a set of headphones or earplugs, one must keep in mind it’s quality, durability, the levels of decibels it cancels out keeping in mind the protection of our hearing. There are many brands in the market today who aim to protect the hearing of their users and even are part of charities which focus on autism, hearing impairment, etc.
Walker is one such brand and for years they have been manufacturing creative headphones, earplugs, earbuds for top quality hearing. These products have been mainly designed for those who frequent shooting ranges, hunting keeping in mind the safety and protection of the user. They can be also used in concerts, crowded places like airports, malls, basically any noisy environment. Listed below are some of its features which prove Walker’s earbuds are one of the best in the market for quality enhancement.
According to a survey, 40% of the population is subject to hearing impairment because no proper care is taken from the very beginning they are exposed to loud sounds. Today the market is flooded with earphones, earmuffs ranging from infant, toddlers to adults. Awareness for protection of hearing has now increased worldwide. Noise canceling headphones, SAC earbuds are bought by people especially those who frequent noisy outdoors.
People with sensitive hearing face a lot of problems due to loud noise. At times small children who have autism, loud noise can set off triggers, which in turn affects them and causes stress in a child. Brands like Walker have given these individuals, children new hope. Focussing on hearing protection, earmuffs, headphones have been introduced by them. These have allowed those with sensitive hearing to go out in public places, go for shooting ranges, hunting, malls, airports without facing any discomfort. These silencer earbuds provide a safe, comfortable hearing environment allowing them to take part in activities which they have always avoided.
Environment for the shooting is very noisy. Indoor shooting decibels go up to 25db to 30db much more than outdoor shooting due to enclosed spaces. Hence if an individual is a hunter or shooter, he or she needs to pick up high quality, sound compressing earbuds for protection as they face a much higher risk of hearing loss. There are many kinds of earbuds available like passive or electronic. Passive hearing protectors only block out loud sounds and are reusable. Made of foam they are durable in nature and come either in the form of earmuffs or over the earplugs. They reduce loud noise and you will only hear muffled sounds. There will not be much clarity in the sounds you hear which are around you.
Electronic earplugs when it comes shooting are considered to be the best in canceling loud sounds. But it magnifies softer sounds so even when the loud noise is clipped out, you can still hear the nearby sounds around you like your ongoing conversations with friends. Earplugs also come in disposable or usable material. If you are looking for earplugs you should always check the decibels it cancels out. The highest you get in the market is ranging up to 33db. Comfort along with quality is also a must. If you will be wearing earbuds for a longer period of time, the ear portion should be comfortable, soft but firmly sitting on your ear.
You will receive both left and right ear earbuds in the bundle. These buds have their own volume control and are integrated with Omnidirectional microphones which means that these microphones pick up sound 360º of high quality with absolutely no distortion. This feature is very useful as there are times we cannot move around the microphone. They are matt black in color with carbon fiber accent and are made of soft silicone foam based material which provided comfort to the ears. The fit is perfect and comes in 3 sizes- small, medium and large and also come with a secure fit- sizing fins in 3 sizes. These silencer earbuds have locking system each to fit the ear perfectly. They are also embedded with digital sound processing of OS-R3110. When the sound activated compression setting in the earbuds gets activated due to loud noise like a gunshot, for example, these earbuds amplify your nearby conversations with friends or smaller vicinity sound levels for your awareness.
Excellent Sound Quality
At a shooting range, or hunting, the sound range is above 100db. Our hearing can only bear noise up to 85db. Above that, our hearing can get damaged. As per research, a gunshot sound comes up to around 140db, concerts have sound levels much higher. The higher the sound levels, your hearing will keep getting damaged. If no proper care is taken you might lose your hearing for good.
When out hunting, the environment around you is silent until you fire your gun that’s when the noise gets really loud to the ear. Walker’s Silencer earbud ensures the protection of your hearing and blocks out the loud gunshot sounds. It lessens up to 25db of loud noise. You will still be able to hear sounds like your colleagues around you, or any sounds in the forest by animals, etc.
Sound Quality of the Walker's Razor Earbuds
For electronic hearing protection in particular, sound quality is a critical concern as well. Poor sound quality can reduce or in some cases completely negate the effectiveness of the electronic portion of the hearing protection. One problem that tends to plague electronic hearing protection in particular is wind noise, which on a windy day can render some electronic hearing protection virtually worthless.
Sound Activated Compression
Walker’s Razor Silencer Earbuds have a specialized feature of SAC. When there are low sounds in your vicinity, the microphones will magnify the sound at a hearing level electronically to your earbuds.
Thus you will be able to hear sounds without any discomfort. If there are loud sounds like in a concert or a shooting range, the inner circuitry or connections will be switched off within seconds. You will be able to hear the usual normal sounds around you but the loud decibel sounds will be tapped to a safe level. The sound will be audible and enhanced thus providing you a comfortable sound environment and protecting your hearing.
Long Battery Life and High-quality Batteries
These earbuds have a long battery life of up to 80 hours. To ensure a longer battery running, it is advised not to keep opening the battery flap repeatedly. #10 batteries are needed for this device out of which 4 are included in the bundle. Walker provides also a compact case to keep these earbuds safe thus protecting them from dust, moisture. If taken care of very well, these earbuds can last for a very long time. The lanyard attached to them can be removed. These Zinc-air batteries will activate once exposed to air. Once the seal is removed you will need to wait for a minute for the batteries to be completely activated.
Everywhere around us, there is a loud noise. Be it a workplace, airport, malls or events like a music concert, theatre, shooting range, loud noises affect our hearing slowly but surely. We tend to ignore the signs but once the hearing is lost, it can never come back again. Those working in construction areas, alongside heavy machinery, they are frequently exposed to high sound decibels which can cause hearing impairment. Walker’s Razor Silencer earbuds are not just only for those in shooting ranges or hunting but also those who feel the need to protect their hearing and feel safe in a noisy environment.
For 25 years, Walker’s has come up with innovative noise canceling earbuds, earmuffs to protect the hearing of their users thus encouraging them to spread the word of protecting ones hearing. Walkers have specially designed its products for shooting ranges and hunting and has kept in mind the safety of the user and quality of the product throughout the years of production. Hence they are considered the best on the market today.
There are many models and fits available. Walkers have received a lot of positive reviews. Walkers are also part of GSM Outdoor Network of Companies.
To conclude, Walkers Razor Silencer earbuds offer you extreme comfort, high protection, advanced volume control setting with an 80 hours battery life and is a unisex product. Highly recommended innovative accessory whose silencer earbuds provide you a digital sound processing. It will provide you a 360-degree roundabout sound feel rather then you turning around your microphone which in many cases cannot be a possibility.