Howard Leight R-01526 Impact Sport Electronic Earmuffs Review


The Howard Leight R-01526 Impact Sport Electronic Earmuffs are uniquely designed to adequately serve their purpose with an additional touch to it. They offer one of the best ear protection for shooting. Their sleek and low profile design is attractive and will have you attached to them right from the first encounter. If sound is part and parcel of your life, then this will really interest you. Having this ear muff means more fun and safer shooting.

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Howard Leight R-01526 Features

  • Amplification of commands and conversations

Howard Leight R-01526 Impact Sport Electronic Earmuffs consists of an in-built microphone. It is this microphone that is responsible for the amplification of low pitched sounds. This enables you to get those sounds clearly and audibly without having to strain your ears.

  • Adjustable headband

The headband of this item is adjustable. The size of the head is therefore not a big deal. You are able to adjust it to fit the size of your head. No slipping of the ear muff will occur and this gives you that much needed concentration on your target. This is contrary to other brands of ear muff where you could stop mid way to re-adjust the muffs. With the Howard Leight R-01526 ear muffs that is history.

  • Comfortable to wear

It is made using light materials which makes them really light. You might even forget that you are carrying something over your ears. Its lightweight properties make you use the muffs without your ears feeling too heavy and tired. They also have a soft covering around the ear parts.

  • Blocks automatically all noise above 82 dB

Impact Sport Electronic Earmuffs offer you protection by automatically shutting off extremely loud and damaging sounds. The high sounds are equalized to normal levels and the impact of ear damage is minimal, almost null. Through the blockage of excessive noise, you can go on and on with your shooting expedition without your ears feeling exhausted. Howard Leight R-01526 is undoubtedly the most effective protection gadget for everybody that is exposed to extremely high sounds. High sounds can have dire effects on your health. However, with the right earmuffs, you can turn that particular activity that you so much like into a full time hobby.

  • Connect MP3 player through external audio input

You can also connect the earmuffs to an audio player or radio. Sound can be adjusted to desirable levels. You get to listen to what you want conveniently. Entertainment can go on as long as you want. Boredom has no space when it comes to R-01526. This is an additional feature that makes this brand even more preferable in comparison to others. You will not be wrong to refer to it as a masterpiece, or simply a multi-purpose device. Many have called it the best earmuffs on the market and no controversy can arise out of this. It is rapidly gaining popularity due to its countless admirable features.

  • Great for hunting

When used for hunting adventures, the device equally delivers to the maximum. It suppresses the sound of the rifle to considerable levels. It has an advantage when it comes to locating the animals. It is able to amplify animal movements, even when they scratch against twigs. You can then imagine a case where the animal is running and producing heavy steps. You are also able to tell the direction of a gun short when it is fired.

  • Other uses

The ear muff can also be used in a recording studio. It adequately serves that purpose. It has an equalizer that equalizes the high sound in the studio and you can stay in there the whole day without having trouble with the hearing. Communication between the various parties in the studio is equally possible. The internal microphone of the device amplifies the voices, thus you are able to hear what the other person is saying.


The Good and The Bad of Howard Leight R-01526



  • The device is cost effective and pocket friendly
  • It has a very long lifespan and there are no occasional breakdowns
  • Highly reliable and efficient in the way it works
  • It is light and convenient to carry around wherever you go
  • The 2-AAA battery that it uses extends its lifespan further
  • It is of high quality and meets the required standards for ear muffs
  • NRR 22 (noise reduction rating)


The only shortcoming of this device is that at times you experience clunks especially when aiming. However, most of the ear muffs have the same issue. Knowing this in advance helps you to get used to it and with time, it becomes normal thus you get to perform comfortably.


Finall Rating

Howard Leight R-01526 Impact Sport Electronic Earmuffs are without a shadow one of the best hearing protection devices and suitable in activities related with extremely high sounds.

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