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ACS PRO 15
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Product Details

A revolution in custom hearing protection

The PRO-15 by ACS provides more subtle attenuation that’s perfect for use in acoustic or orchestral environments sloping up in the higher frequencies for protection against heavily played wind instruments. The vented design offers reduced occlusion which makes communication and vocal performances sound more natural resulting in a plug that is more transparent to the wearer. The complete plug, custom made in soft silicone offers one of the most comfortable hearing protection solutions for unplugged musicians with the additional benefit of water resistance for increased longevity. The PRO-15 represents the next generation of musicians hearing protection.
 

Protection just where you need it

The PRO-15’s attenuation curve is the result of a very specific design that satisfies two very important requirements. Firstly, the requirement of acoustic musicians to be able to hear what they’re doing whilst being protected from peaks in higher frequencies but where the overall noise is lower than for many other musicians. The PRO-15 solves this with a flat 12dB protection up to the midrange and then a gentle curve up to 15dB at the high end where many of the dangerous blasts from wind instruments sit. Second is the requirement for a hearing protector that conforms to the European Standard for hearing protection for use under the Noise at Work regulations. The EN352-2 standard specifies minimum protection values at specific frequencies and creating a low noise hearing protector can be difficult without dipping below these values. The PRO-15 provides protection that’s not only perfectly suited to the acoustic musician but also meets the requirments of EN352-2 so the musician and politician are perfectly happy.
 

The next generation of filter design

The PRO filter series has been designed anew with the wearer in mind. For starters, it’s smaller than many competing filters which means it can fit into smaller ears without any protrusion which is great for both comfort and aesthetics. The filters are also user-swappable so you can chop and change as your environment demands to any other filter in the PRO range giving you complete control over your protection with just a single set of earmoulds. In addition, the PRO series are water resistant so they can be used outside or in high moisture environments and can withstand perspiration without it damaging the filter membrane.
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The curse of the occlusion effect

Trying to create a natural sounding earplug is no mean feat as far as your own voice is concerned because, as you will have experienced, when you block off your ear canal your own voice starts to boom inside your head, this is what we call occlusion. Occlusion is caused by sound that is carried to your ear canal through the cartilage at the side of your head and usually escapes through the open ear canal so is not heard. When we block off the canal this sound cannot escape and so creates that booming effect. A large amount of occlusion can be eliminated by ensuring that the earplug sits deep enough into the ear canal to extend past the cartilage so that the sound hits the plug and is deadened rather than entering the canal at all but the PRO filters go one step further. The PRO series are vented to allow sound to pass both ways which means that remaining sound can escape directly through the filter providing one of the most natural sounding earplugs available.

SRP £139

*Please check pricing with your dealer when booking your appointment


 
 

Specifications

Tailor made for you

The PRO-15 is custom-made using soft medical-grade silicone so you get the very best in isolation and fit allowing you to wear them for hours at a time without fatigue or discomfort. Each earpiece is manufactured to the highest standards ensuring you get a comfortable, discreet and effective hearing protector that can be fitted quickly, easily and securely every time.

Build Material 40 Shore Silicone with SterlTouch
Mould Type Canal Mould
Standard Color Clear

 

 

 

Conforms to EN352-2:2002
 

Product Downloads

Download the latest PRO Series care and usage instructions.

Download the latest product specification sheets.

Options

Items included...

  • Carry Pouch
  • Wax Pick
  • Comfort Cream
  • Care and Instruction Booklet

Optional extras...

  • Grips to aid removal - £10
  • Cording - £10
  • Colour (see chart below) - £10
  • Laser Etching - up to 10 characters - £10
     

PRO hearing protectors are available in a range of silicone colours..

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Swirling of any two colours together is also available.

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Joe McElderry Example Ladyhawke Phil Collins Supergrass
BBC Radio Fat Boy Slim Lily Allen Pink Floyd Tech Music School
BBC Orchestra Fenech-Soler Lulu Platform One Students The All-Stars
BBC Singers Francesqa Manic Street Preachers Professor Green The Blackout
LMFAO Heather Small McFly Radiohead The Futureheads
Roni Size Hot Chip Muse Rank 1 The Last Republic
The Saturdays The Script Young Guns Tim Westwood The Prodigy
X Factor Tour 2011 & 2012 Tinchy Stryder Embrace U2 fiN
Travis Wretch 32 Hadouken! Pete Tong  Aurora J Young
Emeli Sandé Rita Ora David Stewart Ralph Salmins Yasmin

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