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    What are roasters using to protect ears in the production room?

    Ear protection that is. What are roasters using to protect ears in the production room? run of the mill ear plugs? Noise cancelling headphones? Thanks !

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    My 12K roaster is not loud enough to worry about it... and I'm a freak about my ear protection (avid music/concert fan). My experience is mainly limited to musician plus but I've tried most brands on the market... I'm a HUGE fan of Etymotic Research earplugs.. they range from inexpensive to pricy for custom models. I recommend starting off with some inexpensive safety plugs like:

    https://www.etymotic.com/er20hd.html

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    I do not have a loader anymore so I really do not need ear protection. I used to use the "earmuff" style ear protection..I could still hear but wouldn't damage my hearing. I wasn't a fan of the ear plugs. I would hate for that to fall out and end up in the coffee. You do not want noise canceling..you still need to hear if any issues arise.
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    Two years ago, I started having hearing problems. I used to listen to loud music on my headphones, I liked so much trance festivals. Every summer I was at almost every place I could listen to Armin van Buuren. Moreover, I started working in the production room where my sister worked. Now, I quit my job because I end up wearing hearing aids from https://www.shieldhearing.com I would say they are the best on the market because the cheapest price I could find here.
    Last edited by Gibsongi; 12-18-2020 at 02:18 AM.

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    If you are roasting or in a production facility all day, wear hearing protection. Foam ear plugs or ear muffs will work, but if you work in an environment that constantly requires hearing protection,
    I would highly suggest investing in custom (musician's) plugs.

    Last edited by MargaretMartin90; 01-14-2021 at 06:33 PM.

 

 

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