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BanZ earBanz are the perfect solution to provide hearing protection for those with sensitive hearing. The BanZ earBanz protect the most sensitive ears, dulling loud harmful noise, while still letting other ambient noises be heard. They are a great tool for helping to deal with sensory processing disorders, as well as for everyday use.
earBanZ, with their low profile are easy and soft to wear. Designed to be comfortable with no protruding parts earBanZ provide hours of quite comfort with its foam-filled cushions that rest gently over the ears. They are lightweight, allowing them to be worn comfortably for hours.
Whether it is a rock concert, a night out on the town, or an Olympic swimming event, earBanZ have been proven to help keep loud harmful noise out, and allow you and your Special One to live life to the fullest!
They are perfect for all sorts of activities including:
Specifications Weight 190 grams (6.7 oz) SNR 33.8dB NRR 31dB Mean Attenuation @ 500Hz 35.3dB Mean Attentuation @ 1000Hz 48.3dB Dimensions 10cm H 12cm W (folded); 17cm H 13cm W (opened)
BanZ Hearing Protection meets multiple global safety standards including:
ANSI S3.19 (United States) EN352-1: 1993 (Europe) Category 4 hearing protection
How will I know if they are fitted correctly?
Make sure the child's ear is enclosed inside the space in the ear cup and that the cushions seal fully against the head around the full perimeter if the child's ear. Adjust the headband so that it sits comfortably over the top of the head.
What does NRR and SNR stand for and what do they mean?
NRR stands for Noise Reduction Rating, and SNR stands for Single Noise Ratio. Basically, these two ratings are used to give a measurement of the average decibel attenuation ( lowering of the noise level ) over a range of specified frequencies. They are calculated slightly different and because of this the SNR rating will come out higher than the NNR rating.
Will my child be able to hear anything with the ear muffs on?
Yes, your child will still be able to hear, this is important to their safety, however the dangerous levels of noise will be reduced. The less noise the child is exposed to, the less noise the ear muffs will let through. This also applies to ear plugs.
What options are there for a newborn baby? Although our kids earBanZ are rated for age 6 months and up, you may find you feel they are too tight for your younger infant's head. Have no worries! BanZ mini earBanZ are hearing protection designed with a newborn baby in mind.
What do the letters printed on the earmuffs refer to?
The letters printed on the side of the earmuffs refer to various international safety standards:
ANSI S3.19 - The American National Standards Institute is a private, nonprofit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States. Equivalent Australian companies include SAI Global and Standards Australia. S3.19 is the standard introduced by the ANSI to regulate hearing protection devices. BanZ earBanZ meet these requirements.
EN352-1: 1993 - This is the European Standard for hearing protection and hearing protectors, as well as protective clothing and other safety measures. BanZ earBanZ also meet this standard.