Southern Medical Hearing Centers works with different manufacturers of hearing protection products to ensure we can provide a wide variety of solutions for your hearing needs no matter what the situation. We provide custom and non-custom made products for general use, the performing musician, the concert-goer, music lover or athlete.
- Non-Custom Earplugs
- Non-Digital Shooter Plugs
- Custom Earplugs
- Non-Custom Digital Shooter Plugs
- Custom Digital Shooter Plugs
Tru Hearing Protection Filtered Ear Plugs
Utilizing advanced acoustic filter technology; TRU hearing protection has been critically tuned to reduce volume yet maintain sound quality across the sound frequency spectrum. The result is a comfortable and transparent listening experience for professional musicians and recreational users.
Westone’s TRU Recreational is a great off-the-shelf solution that provides a comfortable and tuned listening experience for everything from concerts to movie attendance, and any other situation where mid level noise exposure exists. The TRU WR20 offers average attenuation of 20 dB and NRR 12.
ETY•Kids Safe Sound Ear Phones
ETY•Kids safe-listening earphones are engineered for safe sound output while maintaining Etymotic’s exceptional sound quality. By controlling earphone sensitivity, it is not necessary to restrict the volume setting on the player.
Sound heard through ETY•Kids earphones will not exceed safe levels, so parents can rest easy. Even at the maximum volume setting on portable players, kids can listen safely for up to four hours per day. And because ETY•Kids earphones block background noise, and provide high-definition sound quality, kids will be able to hear every detail, and won’t complain that the volume is too low.
These ear plugs can be made for use in industrial settings or for every day noisy tasks such as mowing the lawn or working around power tools. There are even custom plugs for use while sleeping if you have noise exposure at night that keeps you awake! No matter what the noise, prolonged exposure will cause hearing damage, but custom protection can keep this damage from taking a toll on your ears.
Designed for swimming or showering to prevent moisture from entering the canal, they also provide superb all-around noise reduction. AquaNots float and have integral finger grips for easy removal.
The Hunter Passive
The Hunter Passive is for hunting environments where a low number of shots are fired. It utilizes small orifice non-linear acoustic filters, and a low NRR of 4 allows for awareness of game and tracking dog sounds, as well as easier communication with hunting/shooting partners.
It’s not only the musicians who are putting their hearing health at risk; each and every one of their concert-going fans is as well. These filtered earplugs are designed specifically with the musician in mind, but are great for those who enjoy going out enjoy live music as well. If you take advantage of all the concerts and performances that Tennessee offers then custom, filtered earplugs are a must-have accessory for you!
The flat attenuation characteristics allow music to be heard accurately at a safer volume, thus reducing volume levels evenly without affecting the overall sound quality. These canal-style earplugs are sleek and virtually unnoticeable. A wide array of special color options is available as well so you can put your own special signature on your earplugs.
Westone In-Ear Monitors:
The Elite Series™ by Westone has become the top choice of professional musicians for the best live performances. The premium in-ear monitor is a monitor of unequaled sound quality, response and reliability with the fit and comfort that only custom-molded earpieces can provide. Feedback is eliminated, on-stage noise levels are lowered and vocal fatigue is reduced. In addition, Elite Series monitors feature a body-heat activated “flex-canal” to ensure a perfect acoustic seal, regardless of your activity.
Custom-made In-Ear-Monitors (IEMs)
Custom-made In-Ear-Monitors (IEMs) are perfect for active individuals who love music, sports and recreation. Solving the problem of stock ear buds, they are comfortable, stay in place, and sound great! Perfect for travel, exercise, motorsports or other recreational activities, driven by high quality drivers in a pair of full shell custom earpieces. They are compatible with virtually any personal audio device.
Digital Shooter Earplugs
Shooter earplugs are specifically designed to fit into any ear without the need for ear impressions. The Shooter allows for clear communication, as well as enhanced ambient awareness. When a gunshot is fired, the electronic circuit instantly suppresses the loud noise, protecting your hearing! These non-custom digital plugs allow for three amplification levels, have up to 86 dB output and wind noise reduction.
For today’s avid hunter and sportsman who wants the best hearing protection while also gaining situational awareness. Southern Medical Hearing Centers is proud to be a distributor for Westone DefendEar Digital electronic shooter plugs.
These products are designed for hunters and shooters who want amplification as well as hearing protection. Advanced digital technology allows for environmental awareness while simultaneously protecting your hearing from gun blasts. Available in custom-fit in-the-ear models for ultimate comfort.Our line of custom DefendEar features three different products with varying features providing for the most advanced electronic hearing protection devices today.
DefendEar Digital 1
The Digital 1 provides a single mode of operation for excellent all around noise suppression and ambient amplification cation for a variety of shooting environments. Custom earpieces are formulated to optimize biocompatibility, attenuation, comfort, fit and durability. A wide range of colors are available from discrete skin tones to high-visibility colors as well as several combinations to meet unique personal taste or application requirements.
DefendEar Digital 2
The Digital 2 offers two DSP programs user selectable by pressing a button at the top of the digital module. GAME MODE suppresses intermittent gunshots while amplifying ambient sound for communication and environmental awareness. CLAY MODE is optimized for suppressing continuous gunshots, allowing more flexible noise suppression while still amplifying ambient sounds. DefendEar Digital field-removable electronics allows for easy cleaning, service repairs, or future upgrades.
DefendEar Digital Hunter
The Digital Hunter offers two DSP programs user selectable by pressing a button at the top of the digital module. NORMAL MODE gunshot noise suppression and ambient sound amplification for communication and environmental awareness. WIND REDUCTION MODE increases the amount of wind noise suppression—ideal for open eld hunting and other severe conditions. Exceptionally accurate and lightning fast, DefendEar Digital’s active, digital circuitry delivers unsurpassed amplification for situational awareness and appropriate noise attenuation when you pull the trigger.