Earmold I-Monitor Phone Earmold improves in-ear monitors

Earmold improves in-ear earphones

Earmold’s personally moulded earplugs and associated earphones have long been the popular choice among Australian motorcycle riders to save their hearing, listen to music, make/receive phone calls and get GPS instructions. Now they have moved ahead with two new models that feature better quality sound, improved phone integration, more controls and even a Bluetooth wireless …

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Jordan Imrie endorses earplugs to avoid hearing loss

Motorcyclists suffer big hearing loss

One in six people is affected by hearing loss from exposure to prolonged loud noises and it is expected to be higher among motorcycle riders. While a vacuum cleaner emits about 65 decibels and causes no hearing loss, listening to headphone music is about 94dB and after one hour can cause hearing loss. However, riders …

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Pinlock motorcycle earplugs

Pinlock earplugs may save hearing

Pinlock has come to the rescue of riders who are particularly susceptible to hearing loss from prolonged exposure to riding noise. It’s not actually exhaust or engine noise that cause the biggest problem, but wind noise, according to the American Industrial Paramedic Services. And I would add another – music. Bluetooth helmet speaker systems pump …

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Noise-cancelling helmet?

Wind and motorcycle engine noise can be damaging riders’ hearing. Attune Hearing audiologist Sarah Downing says most people experience some degree of hearing loss. But she says riding a bike can cause harmful noise levels of 100dB which can lead to deafness. She advises riders to get a hearing test and take preventative measures such …

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