Better Beats by Dr Dre

Actually this post should say something cheesy like “Cool beats from Dr Dre” (see below). But let’s go with V1.0: How do you improve on your Beats earphones? OK – so Beats by Dr Dre are THE earphones of the moment and you see them everywhere from the Tube to joggers etc. (Come to think of…

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The Wrong Earphones May be as Dangerous a Jet

Hobbyhorse time again…..(and just before you go shopping this Christmas) Having ranted about the dangers to ground handlers at the UK’s airports because they are exposed to jet engine noise, now it turns out that earphones may be as dangerous as jet engines (try telling that to a flock of geese). The international hearing website…

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MP3 Players Contribute to Early Hearing Loss

The hearing healthcare community has long discussed the advent of the hearing timebomb caused by people listening to music for extended periods at high volume. It used to be the case that a warning in the instructions of your personal CD player would do the trick, but things appear to be that much worse now that…

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Your Custom Earmould: All You Need to Do is Ask

A regular PC Werth customer loves his set of Etymotic Research MC3 earphones and MusicCLEAR custom sleeves. Except that this his son cottoned on and nabbed the phones, so our friend took the opportunity to go one better. Simple: A pair of ER HF3s produce really crisp and true sound (they are also my favourite, because the treble is…

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Celebrate the red and white without the (post-jubilee) blues

Well, the tremendous Jubilee weekend has been and gone with parades, royal waves and a whole heap of cucumber sandwiches but before we take down the bunting and get on with our lives lets take one last moment to revel in the other things that make Britain great leaders in small business and industry. After…

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Safer Listening for Kids

Swift on the heels of my last post about indications of hearing damage from music players, a US audiologist highlights the dangers of reduced hearing sensitivity, some practical advice and goes for gold by recommending Etymotic Ety-Kids earphones here. UK trade customers can still buy all Etymotic products, including Ety-Kids from us at www.pcwerthstore.co.uk. If you are not a…

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More Evidence of the Hearing Timebomb

This article provides yet more evidence that hearing awareness and conservation needs to start at the same time little Jonnie or Janice gets their first iPod. Decide for yourself at:http://www.hearingreview.com/insider/2012-01-12_05.asp One antidote is the Etymotic Ety-Kids earphones: noise limited to around 85dB, they are safe to use for long periods (and sound better too!). Trade…

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