The Luxury of Hearing Protection

This is a guest blog based on the theme, that some is good, but too much is not good.  I have invited Pieter van ‘t Hof (pvthof@dynamic-ear.com) who is the Manager of Research and Development of Dynamic Ear Company to contribute this week.   Suppose you are on a cocktail party which has just started.…

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The Occlusion Effect with Musicians’ Earplugs – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, some characteristics of the occlusion effect were discussed.  This refers to low frequency voice or musical energy (below 500 Hz) that is transduced (typically through the boney portion of the ear canal) and unless the ear is blocked up, is not heard- the low frequency sound energy escapes…

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