What Are Noise Cancelling Headphones?
For commuters and travelers faced with noisy planes, trains, and buses, noise cancelling headphones are more than a luxury: they’re a necessity.
Noise cancelling headphones cancel annoying background sounds by employing a variety of techniques, both active and passive.
Active noise cancelling technology blocks sounds such as plane engines and train vibrations by creating interference… Read the rest
Part 3 – Helpful Information on Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is more common than you might think. In fact for every person who might be legally classified as deaf, there are many more who are burdened by hearing impairment. Nor is this only a problem for people over 50. Increasingly, due to recreational and environmental noise, hearing loss is occurring… Read the rest
Alerting Devices & Alarms – Amplified Telephones
ALDs is the abbreviation currently in vogue for assistive listening devices – products which are truly “life enhancing.” If you are a past visitor to our website, you already know that Audiolinks has a significant number of ADA compliant products available to the hearing impaired. Now, we are expanding our offerings in the… Read the rest
Are you at risk for noise related hearing loss?
Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Every day we experience normal sounds in our environment like television, radio, automobiles, buses and trucks.
When an individual is exposed to harmful sounds that are too loud or extended over time, sensitive structures of the inner ear can be… Read the rest
How To Protect From Some Forms of Hearing Loss
General Tips to Preserve Your Hearing:
Limit your exposure to noisy activities and loud environments.
At home, turn down the volume on the television, radio, stereos and walkmans.
Wear ear plugs or muffs when using loud equipment (i.e. lawn mowers, power saw, leaf blower). Foam plugs are available at your pharmacy… Read the rest
Study: Cranked Earbuds Contribute to Spike in Teen Hearing Loss
For today’s teens, dangling earbuds are as ubiquitous as facial jewelry.
But a recent study shows that unlike adornments, they could be far from harmless.
An article in the August 18, 2010 issue of JAMA concludes that one in five American adolescents experienced hearing loss from 2005-2006.
What’s more, this… Read the rest
Church Sound Systems: Reining in the Volume
Sound engineers struggle against overly loud mixes every time they’re in front of the mixing console of their PA system. And while providing a satisfying mix at non-lethal volumes in a club or concert hall is one thing, mixing on a church sound system is entirely another.
A congregation can include a wide… Read the rest
From concert halls and nightclubs to recording studios, audio engineers and musicians are pumping up the volume more than ever before.
And as hearing loss begins
to take its toll, they’re also facing the music.
According to the House Ear Institute (HEI), “Advances in the electronics industry have made possible clean sound production at higher sound pressure levels.
“This has… Read the rest