Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders Review

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Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders Review

Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders

Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders

Radio earmuffs aren’t only handy during the cold season, you can also use them to protect your ears from loud noises. There are work environments that are constantly surrounded by loud and excessive sound. This can take its toll on your eardrums without warning. It doesn’t instantly impair the hearing but as time progresses, signs of wear and tear to the ears become more apparent. That’s why you need the Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders. It will serve as hearing protection with radio.

Product Description

These radio earmuffs will be very useful for work, professional landscaping, races, and shooting events. Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders set has an electronic listening capability with both AM and FM frequency. The Pelton Alert AM/FM radio earmuffs will also allow the user to adjust the volume and noise levels. You can still hear your co-workers talking to you, even if you are wearing your radio earmuffs.

Aside from the AM/FM Radio, the Peltor Alert has an Alert Tactical Hearing Protector. This allows the user to put on the radio earmuffs and listen to their favorite radio shows. All at the same time as enjoy the protection from noise that can cause ear damage. The hearing protectors have a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 25 dB (decibels) for comfortable listening. Amplified sounds still retain their quality but are limited to 82 dB because of the NRR.

These radio earmuffs also feature an external audio jack that can work with two-way radios and scanners. The stereo microphones have an Omni-Directional Ambient Listening feature that pick up sound well from all directions. These radio earmuffs can also be used during high-quality recording sessions. Of course, there are separate volume and tuning controls. You can enjoy the 250+ hours of music with only 2 AA batteries.

The radio earmuffs are equipped with liquid/gel ear cups and padded stainless steel headband, for a more comfortable listening experience. The Peltor Alert is worth the purchase because it can be used for many purposes. It’s really compact but its features are not to be underestimated.

The audio quality of Peltor Alert can compete with that of a high-quality stereo. The reception quality is impressive, even with the small antenna and receiver. Getting signals from mid-range stations won’t be a problem at all. You can even attach an external antenna to get the frequency of stations with weak reception.

As for the earmuffs themselves, these have received excellent reviews. The liquid or gel-like substance stuffed in the radio earmuffs feel so comfortable that you wouldn’t want to take off these radio earmuffs anymore. Plus, protecting your ears will never feel this comfortable. Its amplifying and noise cancellation features are commendable. You can hear anything without traumatizing your ear drums. You can still hear the people around you so you aren’t lost in your listening to music. It’s the perfect radio earmuffs for blocking out unwanted sound.

Product Features

  • The active-noise function works separately in each each ear cup.
  • The volume controls for the radio and active-volume function.
  • Short, flexible antenna provides excellent reception
  • Maximum amplification restricted to 82 dB.
  • Automatically switches between stereo and mono for best radio reception.
  • Effective hearing protector.
  • AM/FM switch.
  • Auxillary jack to connect your own own music device. Requires special Peltor cable.

Pros

  • The dual volume knobs work well.
  • Comfortable to wear all day.
  • Amplify  normal level sounds while blocking louder noise.

Cons

  • The ear cups can pop out.
  • Tuner is not digital.
  • Tuner does not have presets.
  • Requires special Peltor cable for AUX device.

Conclusion

The quality of the sound and reception of the Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders is good. Plus, the radio earmuffs are easy to wear. Some customers cited two minor drawbacks, though. First of all, you have to be careful with the knob adjustment because it’s small. You also have to be very careful in tweaking the stations if you don’t want to go deaf.

These radio earmuffs are pretty low maintenance. You only need two AA batteries to enjoy 250+ hours of music. If you have these radio earmuffs loaded with features, it’s impossible to go back to the old earmuffs ever again.

Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders

Peltor Alert AM/FM Radio Ear Defenders
7.8

Noise reduction

9/10

Conversation clarity

8/10

Weight

7/10

Pros

  • The active-noise function
  • Maximum amplification restricted to 82 dB
  • Automatically switches between stereo and mono

Cons

  • The ear cups can pop out
  • Tuner is not digital
  • Tuner does not have presets
Hearing Protection Pro
Hearing Protection Pro

Hi, Stuart here. Having spent many years in industry I know the value of good quality hearing protection. Your hearing is one of your main senses and without it……I don’t even want to think about it.
Protect your hearing before it’s too late!

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