Shoulder-Mic Earphone Kits, w/DEC Ambient Noise Filters, are used to keep the audio “isolated” to the individuals ear, but also provide situational awareness capabilities as well as protection against louder surrounding noise levels.
Used widely within industrial workforce’s, EMT paramedics, these earphone kits feature a removable passive filter within its specifically designed coupler. These filters can be ordered in a variety of attenuation values due to the specifics of your use. Some of these applications are explained below.
DECi – Variable Attenuation Impulse Filter (VAIF) (NRR 18-33/34)
The DECi Variable Attenuation Impulse Filter is commonly used within the shooting sports and industrial applications. They increase in protection value as the noise levels increase around the user.
DECx – VAIF w/Complete Blocker Switch (NRR 18-33/34 (open), NRR 33 (closed)
The DECx is a Variable Attenuation Impulse Filter (DECi) that also features a “switch” on the top of its design that can be manipulated to “closed” the filter off from engaging with outside surrounding noise.
DECf Series – Flat Attenuation Filter (low/high frequencies attenuate evenly, NRR10/16/20/25)
The DECf is a series of filters designed for individuals that are dealing with noise from playing music, going to concerts, bartending, autism difficulties, dentistry, etc. It is a filter that attenuating evenly across the frequency spectrum, not degrading the highs or lows. So very good for understanding speech while bringing the overall noise levels down based on the particular filter being used.
DECs – Standard Attenuation Filter (NRR20)
The DECs is a standard attenuation filter that has a static NRR of 20dBs. It works for shotgun sports, and basic attenuation needs where higher levels of protection are not required.
These kits are sold with a generic tri-flanged silicone ear tip, and can also be ordered with our specially custom-fit DEC Filtered Chameleon Ear™ Pro Series hearing protection. Additional DEC silicone tips can be ordered here.
Please check your connection port/jack size before ordering. All earphone kits come with a 3Yr Limited Manufacturers Warranty.