Ear Defenders

Ear defenders, also known as earmuffs, are designed for hearing protection from various levels of hazardous noise pollution. All ear defenders carry an SNR rating (Single Number Rating) which is the European industry-recognised standard level of protection offered. Using the right ear defender protects your hearing and can safeguard against the development of Tinnitus and hearing loss. For more information about the different types of ear defenders and how they work, please see our ear defenders guide. Working in loud environments such as factories, construction sites, it is important to protect your hearing, RS Components has a range of ear defenders from some leading brands such as 3M, Peltor, Delta Plus, JSP, Alpha Solway and our own brand RS PRO.



Ear Defender Types



Ear defenders protect you from damaging your hearing when working in noisy environments. Two types of ear defenders include passive and electronic that both encase the ear for protection.



Passive ear defenders use acoustic foam to absorb sounds and acts as a barrier to stop sound reaching your ears. They use acoustic foam to attenuate incoming sounds, whilst offering comfort for prolonged use.



Electronic ear defenders have a similar makeup to passive ear defenders, however, a small microphone detects noise and adjusts the level of attenuation to provide a level of protection and noise protection.



Communication Ear Defenders uses the base of electronic ear defenders with the addition of a microphone, radio and Bluetooth functionalities. They offer similar passive and electronic attenuation, blocking out low to medium noise, whilst allowing you to hear higher frequencies such as voices and alarms clearly. FM Radio ear defenders allow the user to listen to music or the radio whilst working. Lastly, the built-in communication allows the user to listen or speak and listen to other workers on the same frequency when working and still staying protected.



Types of communication ear defenders



Communication ear defenders can be ’listen-only’ or ’speak and listen”. Push-to-speak and push-to-listen ear defenders require you to push a button in-order-to hear or be heard. Noise-cancelling microphones reduce the background noise when you are speaking, aiding clarity of communication.


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Description Price Series Attachment Type Single Number Rating SNR Standards Met Folding Product Weight Colour
RS Stock No. 184-5930
BrandRS PRO
$9.65
Each
units
Sonis Headband 37dB CE, EN 352-1 No - Yellow
RS Stock No. 184-5931
BrandRS PRO
$10.53
Each
units
Sonis Helmet 31dB EN 352-1 No - Red
RS Stock No. 161-1584
BrandRS PRO
$10.97
Each
units
Optime II Helmet 30dB CE - 235g Green
RS Stock No. 774-4022
Mfr. Part No.H10A
Brand3M PELTOR
$57.86
Each
units
H10A Headband 28dB CE, EN 352-1 - - Yellow
RS Stock No. 774-4007
Mfr. Part No.H7F
Brand3M PELTOR
$55.68
Each
units
H7 Headband 35dB CE Yes - Yellow
RS Stock No. 774-4013
Mfr. Part No.H6F
Brand3M PELTOR
$35.57
Each
units
H6 Helmet 34dB CE Yes - Black
RS Stock No. 750-6785
Mfr. Part No.AEJ030-001-100
BrandJSP
$42.18
Each
units
Sota M2 Headband 30dB - - - Black
RS Stock No. 506-8922
Mfr. Part No.H540P3E-413-SV
Brand3M PELTOR
$51.87
1 Pair
Pair(s)
Optime III Helmet 34dB CE - 310g Black
RS Stock No. 774-3997
Mfr. Part No.H7A
Brand3M PELTOR
$47.87
Each
units
H7 Headband 34dB - - 181g Black
RS Stock No. 137-0050
Mfr. Part No.H520P3H-410-GQ
Brand3M PELTOR
$45.69
Each
units
Optime III Helmet 34dB CE - 310g Black
RS Stock No. 774-4003
Mfr. Part No.H7P3G
Brand3M PELTOR
$48.27
Each
units
H7 Headband 37dB - - 227g Grey
RS Stock No. 774-4016
Mfr. Part No.H6A
Brand3M PELTOR
$69.75
Each
units
H6A Helmet 26dB CE - - Yellow
RS Stock No. 768-9149
Mfr. Part No.UVEX-3H
BrandUvex
$60.95
Each
units
Sota N4 Headband 32dB - - 245g Black
RS Stock No. 774-4025
Mfr. Part No.H10P3G
Brand3M PELTOR
$57.86
Each
units
H10P3G Headband 28dB EN 352-1 - - Red
RS Stock No. 774-4000
Mfr. Part No.H7B
Brand3M PELTOR
$49.80
Each
units
H7B Headband 25dB - - - Yellow