To deliver your best performance, you need to hear at your best. Stage performers often face the risk of hearing damage due to loud amplifiers and ear monitors that must be cranked up to harmful levels to compete with the music. However, in-ear musician’s monitors replace traditional wedge-shaped monitors, providing precise, isolated sound directly to you, enabling you to stay in tune and perform optimally.
Professional musicians today recognize that in-ear monitors, with their superior fit and sound quality, provide clearer sound and effective sound monitoring at significantly lower volumes. This means you can perform at your best while safeguarding your hearing from prolonged exposure to loudspeakers and potential hearing damage— a crucial resource for any musician.
Custom-molded in-ear monitors are designed to fit into comfortable, medical-grade silicone earmolds suitable for extended wear. These form an excellent acoustic seal to deliver just the sound you need. Precision drivers, integrated crossovers, and discreet cable connections make these professional-quality audio monitors unrivaled in sonic quality, all in a package that is unobtrusive and never impedes your performance.
Are Custom Earbuds Superior to Headphones?
With media and music more accessible than ever, earbuds and headphones have become necessities. The rise in technology has unsurprisingly led to an increase in hearing loss. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 13% of Americans aged 12 or older experience hearing loss in both ears.
Advantages of Custom Earbuds
Consider the moments when you crank up your headphones, perhaps during your favorite song or to drown out background noise. These situations contribute significantly to hearing damage. With custom earbuds, you can eliminate concerns about intrusive background noise. These earbuds offer a secure, custom fit that allows you to listen to what you want and block out what you don’t. Noise-canceling headphones are another excellent choice.
Additionally, you can select the color of your earbuds, adding a personalized touch!
Tips for Protecting Your Hearing with Earbuds There are several ways to mitigate the impact of loud music on your hearing.
Be mindful of your volume (most devices provide a warning when the volume reaches a potentially harmful level). Monitor how long and at what volume you’re listening to music. Dispense with the myth that certain types of music are more damaging than others—the decibel level and duration of listening are what matter. Adopt the 60/60 rule—listen to your headphones or earbuds at 60% volume for no more than 60 minutes at a time. Are you a live music lover? Consider investing in custom earplugs, which we customize for an optimal fit and functionality just for you!