Order Placed: Howard Leight Impact Pro Electronic Earmuffs

I wanted some hearing protection that would allow me to remain aware of my surroundings.

Enter the Howard Leight by Honeywell Impact Pro electronic earmuffs, R-01902 (MSRP $99.99, Amazon.com).

This set of ears is targeted towards pistol shooters, and features a 30dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR). They are powered by a pair of AAA batteries, and have a rated runtime of 450 hours. Additionally, in the event the earmuffs are unintentionally left on, there is an automatic power shut-off after four hours.

Noise Attenuation Data for Howard Leight by Honeywell Impact Pro, reproduced from the user manual

Tested and approved in accordance with ANSI S3.19-1974 Standard at Michael & Associates, Inc. (in passive mode, electronics switched off)
Frequency Mean Attenuation, dB Standard Deviation, dB
125 23.7 2.9
250 27.8 2.3
500 35.9 1.9
1000 38.8 3.5
2000 38.5 2.7
3150 41.2 3.2
4000 39.3 2.2
6300 41.0 2.1
8000 41.9 2.7

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