The volume level of the sound that transmits from headphones or earbuds into the ear of a person wearing this type of devise has been linked to hearing loss. The volume should be set low enough that other people nearby cannot hear the sound being transmitted. The quieter the sounds, the less possibility of hearing damage. 1 Further, listening at a higher volume for extended periods 1 Gupta and Padro state that effective noise-cancelling technology reduces the interference of sounds from the surrounding environment, reducing the volume level required by headphones and earbuds [CITATION Gupta \p 75-78 \t \l 1033 ]
Carter2 Vega of time could be unsafe. One expert suggests people should listen at only 30 percent maximum [CITATION Chamberlain \l 1033 ] More and more people are using headphones and earbuds with their computers and portable devices. Using high-quality listening devices and lowering the volume can help to lessen potential hearing loss from the use of headphones and earbuds.
Carter3 Vega Works Cited Chamberlain, Megan Lynn. Understanding How Volume Levels Affect Hearing n.d Course\ Technology. Web. 16 Sept. 2017 Gupt, Elena Maia and Adalbert Luis Padro. Hearing Protecting Methods. Orlando; Palm Press, 2017. Print. Tu, Mingzhu Lin. ‘’Headphones and Earbuds. ‘’Technology and Trends Today Aug. m2017:n. pag Web.3 Oct 2017
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