HD•Safety™ Earplugs + Earphones

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HD•Safety™ Earplugs + Earphones

Quick Overview

HD5 high-definition, noise-isolating Safety Earphones are reduced-output earphones, engineered for safe listening and exceptional sound quality. Risk to hearing is minimized, regardless of the volume level from portable players. HD5 earphones block sound (like earplugs) to reduce external noise and limit the amount of sound that reaches the eardrum.

$59.00

Availability: In stock

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Benefits

  • Engineered for safe sound output and superior music reproduction
  • Reduces the need to play music at loud levels
  • Designed for use in high-noise environments
  • Protects hearing from unsafe sound levels, even at max volume on portable players
  • Promotes safe listening by reducing the risk of overexposure to high sound levels
  • Operates with most portable devices
  • Eartips seal in even the smallest ears
  • Blocks outside sound; no need to turn up the volume to overcome background noise

Featuring

  • Patented ACCU•Chamber® technology for smooth, accurate reproduction of sound
  • Custom•Fit option -- improved comfort for extended wear

Noise Reduction with HD5 Earphones

Use of these earphones at full volume on portable music players is within OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits for 10 ½ hours per day (52 ½ hours per week). Ambient noise levels up to 108 dB (foam eartips) or up to 102 dB with 3-flange eartips does not significantly affect overall noise dose.

NRR (Noise Reduction Rating)

  • Foam eartips = 28 dB
  • 3-flange eartips = 22 dB

In the box

  • HD•5 Safety earphones with foam eartips
  • Assortment of foam and flanged eartips
  • Shirt clip
  • Storage pouch
Designed by the company that invented in-ear earphones

Downloads

Instructions For Use

Selecting an Eartip

The eartip that is most comfortable is the likely choice, but it MUST SEAL well in your ear. If you can easily hear others when the volume is off, you don't have a good seal. Twist it in deeper, or choose another eartip.

When changing eartips make sure the eartip fits securely on the stem of the earphone.

Proper Insertion

Important: Sound quality, full bass response and noise isolation all depend on a good eartip seal in the ear canal. View the Earphone Insertion Video

  • Carefully insert the earphone while pulling up and out on the back of the ear.
  • Twist the earphone up into the ear canal while inserting, until outside noise is blocked out.
  • 3-flange eartip: Moistening eases insertion.
  • Foam eartip: Roll down or compress foam eartip before inserting. Hold the eartip in place for about 5 seconds while the foam expands to create a tight seal in the ear canal.
  • Glider eartip: Simply push into ear canal.

Removal

Remove earphones slowly with a twisting motion to gradually break the seal. Do not pull on the cable to remove the earphones.

Care

  • Do not expose the earphones to extreme temperatures.
  • Avoid dropping and strong impact.
  • Leave eartips on the earphones for shock protection.
  • Do not pull on the cord to remove the earphone from the audio device or the ear.
  • Clean or replace eartips prior to use by others.

Cleaning and Replacing Eartips

Over time eartips may lose their elasticity. For best performance and retention, replace 3-flange eartips every 3-6 months. Replace foam and glider eartips regularly.

To clean the 3-flange eartips:

  1. Remove the eartip from the earphone.
  2. Clean with water and mild soap.
  3. Dry the eartip before placing it back on the earphone.

Technical Specs

Technical Specifications Made for Devices with a standard 3.5 mm jack, including:
  • iPhone®
  • iPod® and MP3 players
  • iPad® and tablets
  • DVD players
  • Gaming devices
Features:
  • Engineered for safe sound output
  • Neodymium moving coil driver with ACCU•Chamber Technology
  • Kevlar®-reinforced cable for durability
  • High-gloss finish
Frequency Response 20 Hz - 15 kHz
Accuracy Score 85+%
Transducers 6-mm neodymium moving coil drivers
Noise Isolation 35-42 dB
Impedance (@1kHz) 300 Ohms
Sensitivity (@1 kHz) SPL at 0.1v N/A
Maximum Output (SPL) N/A
Cable 4 ft with 3.5 mm plug
User Replaceable ACCU-Filters No
Warranty 1 Year
Custom-Fit Option Yes

Instructions For Use

Selecting an Eartip

The eartip that is most comfortable is the likely choice, but it MUST SEAL well in your ear. If you can easily hear others when the volume is off, you don't have a good seal. Twist it in deeper, or choose another eartip.

When changing eartips make sure the eartip fits securely on the stem of the earphone.

Proper Insertion

Important: Sound quality, full bass response and noise isolation all depend on a good eartip seal in the ear canal. View the Earphone Insertion Video

  • Carefully insert the earphone while pulling up and out on the back of the ear.
  • Twist the earphone up into the ear canal while inserting, until outside noise is blocked out.
  • 3-flange eartip: Moistening eases insertion.
  • Foam eartip: Roll down or compress foam eartip before inserting. Hold the eartip in place for about 5 seconds while the foam expands to create a tight seal in the ear canal.
  • Glider eartip: Simply push into ear canal.

Removal

Remove earphones slowly with a twisting motion to gradually break the seal. Do not pull on the cable to remove the earphones.

Care

  • Do not expose the earphones to extreme temperatures.
  • Avoid dropping and strong impact.
  • Leave eartips on the earphones for shock protection.
  • Do not pull on the cord to remove the earphone from the audio device or the ear.
  • Clean or replace eartips prior to use by others.

Cleaning and Replacing Eartips

Over time eartips may lose their elasticity. For best performance and retention, replace 3-flange eartips every 3-6 months. Replace foam and glider eartips regularly.

To clean the 3-flange eartips:

  1. Remove the eartip from the earphone.
  2. Clean with water and mild soap.
  3. Dry the eartip before placing it back on the earphone.

Earphone Insertion Video

ACCU•Chamber Video

This video illustrates how Etymotic uses ACCU•Chamber Technology to improve frequency response in earphones that use moving coil drivers.
This video does not have audio.

Accessories

The following accessories are compatible with this product:

ER38-14A Small Beige Foam Eartips

ER38-14A Small Beige Foam Eartips

Package of 8 Eartips
Ear Canal Opening: 6-9mm

$14.00
ER38-14C Large Yellow Foam Eartips

ER38-14C Large Yellow Foam Eartips

Package of 6 Eartips
Ear Canal Opening: 10-14mm

$14.00
ER38-14F Black Foam Eartips

ER38-14F Black Foam Eartips

Package of 10 Eartips
Ear Canal Opening: 8-13mm

$14.00
ER38-15SM Small Frost 3-Flange Eartips

ER38-15SM Small Frost 3-Flange Eartips

Package of 10 Eartips
Ear Canal Opening: 7-11mm

$14.00
ER38-17 Glider Eartips

ER38-17 Glider Eartips

Package of 6 Eartips
Ear Canal Opening: 8-11mm

$14.00
ER38-18CL Clear 3-Flange Eartips

ER38-18CL Clear 3-Flange Eartips

Package of 10 Eartips
Ear Canal Opening: 8-13mm

$14.00
ER38-55 Shirt Clip

ER38-55 Shirt Clip

Shirt Clip for hf Series, mc Series, ETY•Kids and HD5 Safety earphones

$3.00
ER38-65D Deluxe Zippered Pouch

ER38-65D Deluxe Zippered Pouch

Features 4 interior pockets and a convenient exterior pocket
Dimensions: 3.5" x 5.25" x 1.25"

$14.95
ER38-65MC Zipper Pouch

ER38-65MC Zipper Pouch

For earphones and headsets
Dimensions: 4" x 2.5"

$4.00
ER38-88 Smartwrap Cord Winder

ER38-88 Smartwrap Cord Winder

Protects wires when earphone/headset is not in use

$5.00

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