V-Moda Faders Ear Plugs

Posted 4 years ago by

In collaboration with Ear Armor, V-Moda has released some new earplugs called Faders that will protect DJ's hearing when in a very loud performance environment. These aren't your average earplugs. Theya re made from top-grade metals and medical grade silicone fittings to reduce the noise by 12 dB across the sound spectrum which still allows the user to enjoy the music and speech in a loud environment. They are going for only $15 right now, so get them while you can. That's a small price to pay for protecting your ears. Full press release and links below.

For more information, please visit V-MODA.com/Faders

Los Angeles – December 1, 2011 – V-MODA, the maker of critically-acclaimed and award-winning headphones including Crossfade LP and Crossfade M-80, is thrilled to announce the availability of Faders tuned earplugs, the first of several protective offerings under Ear Armor, Inc.

Constructed from top grade metals and medical-grade silicone fittings, Faders protect your hearing by reducing harmful noise by 12 dB evenly across the frequency spectrum, while still allowing you to enjoy crystal clear music and speech in a club, concert, festival, music practice, or other excessively loud events. The noise reduction can make the difference between an enjoyable listening experience and lifelong hearing loss.

The concept for Ear Armor and Faders was born when V-MODA founder and accomplished DJ, Val Kolton, was on tour in Spain. While enjoying a friend’s set, Kolton noticed the sound level meter for the dance floor, a unique feature to this club.  He was amazed by how high the decibel levels reached and had an immediate epiphany that DJs were unknowingly spinning at unsafe sound levels because the speakers in the DJ booth and dance floor are at separate volumes.

Continuing his spinning sessions after returning to America, Val Kolton found there were many people who were anxiously searching for good hearing protection. After reading an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association which found that one in five American teenagers had some degree of hearing loss – a startling 31% increase since the late 80s, Val immediately went to work commissioning the V-MODA R&D Labs with a new mission – to create the world’s best earplugs.

“Most earplugs simply sound like you have mud in your ears, even expensive custom-fitted sets costing hundreds of dollars don’t have the clarity and highs. Additionally, after DJing for years with custom earplugs, I experienced first-hand that they can cause ear canal problems similar to using Q-tips. Worst of all, these expensive products easily fall out and get lost,” says Val Kolton, Chief Visionary Officer and Founder of V-MODA. “Faders are affordable, comfortable, sleek, fit everybody, and most importantly they help protect your hearing while still allowing you to rock out and enjoy concerts, clubs, or any loud event.”

V-MODA Faders are crafted in metal and are available in Gunmetal, Rouge and Pink and come with three sizes of medical-grade “BLISS 2.0” silicone fittings for a universal fit. Additionally, the fabric lanyard ensures they do not get lost in the crowd. They are available for a limited time for only $15 at V-MODA.com.  For any order over $50, the Faders will be included complimentary while supplies last.  For more information, please visit V-MODA.com/Faders. A portion of all proceeds go to the In The Loop Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Kolton to help educate and promote the practice of safe sound.

HeadphonesPro AudioV-moda


Featured Video

New Features


Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Aesop Rock’s “Daylight/Nightlight”

15 years later and I've still never heard anyone else attempt to flip their own track like Aesop does here. You need to hear this. Read More
Posted about 16 hours ago by Nathan S.

A Toast to Diddy Following His Retirement Announcement

Diddy says he's retiring from music to focus on film and other business. Let's raise our Ciroc and toast to a master. Read More
Posted 18 hours ago by Yoh

Rittz Just Absolutely Murdered His Bless the Booth Freestyle (Video)

The Strange Music emcee blesses the booth with his country-fried machine gun flow. Read More
Posted 18 hours ago by Brendan V

“Why Pretend Like You’re Gonna Sell a Million?”: Killer Mike on the Money Behind Free Music

In 2016, even superstars like Beyoncé and Drake know that the real money is in releasing free music. Read More
Posted 19 hours ago by Nathan S.

Remembering The Time I Almost Interviewed Afeni Shakur

The political activist and mother of the late rap icon has passed away, but her impact will never be forgotten. Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by DJ Z

Follow DJBooth DJs

New Videos

DJ Master Course