FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Trusted Electronic Hearing Protection… Now in Two Sizes

NEW Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic brings high-performance hearing protection to a wider range of shooting sports enthusiasts

CANTON, MA (December 16, 2021) – Since its introduction over a decade ago, the Howard LeightTM ImpactTM Sport electronic earmuff has been a favored addition to the range bags of shooting enthusiasts throughout the world. Impact Sport’s performance, comfort, and slim, ergonomic design make it a versatile earmuff for most shooting situations and environments, including rifle, shotgun, handgun, hunting and tactical applications. Now, this proven performer has been adapted and expanded for an improved fit on even more people.

New Sizes and Colors

“Shooting sports enthusiasts can now experience proven and reliable Impact Sport Classic features and performance while choosing from two sizes,” says Nancy Kufferman, Senior Offering Manager – Howard Leight. “We’ve expanded this extremely popular series of electronic hearing protection by offering a new Youth/Adult Small size that fits better on many youth, women, and men with smaller heads. We’re also excited to be launching the Youth/Adult Small size in great, all-new colors. Completed by our expansive offering of colors and patterns in the familiar Medium/Large size, the Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic line of electronic hearing protection offers individualized choices that are as diverse as the growing ranks of the shooting sports population.”

New Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic Youth/Adult Small models are offered in all-new Metallic Charcoal Gray and Berry Pink colors and are available now at Howard Leight Shooting Sports dealers and online at howardleightshootingsports.com.

Impact Sport Classic Medium/Large models remain available in BlackOD GreenTeal and Pink solid colors, plus stealthy MULTICAM® TropicalMULTICAM Alpine, and MULTICAM Black patterns, as well as SmokeOne Nation, and Real Blue Honor Collection patterns.

MSRP for solid-color Impact Sport Classic models is $84 and $101 for patterned models.

Familiar, Comfortable and Reliable Performance

Featuring a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 22dB, Impact Sport Classic’s internal circuitry allows ambient and low-frequency sounds to be safely amplified up to four times to a peak of 82dB, making it easy for wearers to hear range commands and conduct conversation, even in noisy environments. Amplification automatically shuts off at 82dB, attenuating hazardous impulse noises from gunfire.

Impact Sport Classic models offer a sleek, extremely low-profile earcup design with carefully engineered cutouts that facilitate the shouldering of a rifle or shotgun while maintaining clearance from the firearm stock. Lightweight and comfortable for all-day wear, they incorporate a padded headband with vertical height adjustments for a secure, non-slip fit. When not in use, the headband and earcups fold for easy, compact storage.

Durable, recessed microphones—one on each side—reduce wind noise while providing stereo sound. Impact Sport Classic models are also equipped with an external 3.5mm AUX jack and an included cord for convenient connection to a phone, computer, MP3 player or scanner.

NEW Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic Youth/Adult Small Electronic Earmuff Models

Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic Medium/Large Electronic Earmuff Models

  • OD Green: Item # R-01526 / UPC: 033552015260
  • Teal: Item # R-02521 / UPC: 033552025214
  • Pink: Item # R-02523 / UPC: 033552025238
  • Black: Item # R-02524 / UPC: 033552025245
  • MULTICAM®: Item # R-02526 / UPC: 033552025269
  • MULTICAM® Black: Item # R-02527 / UPC: 033552025276
  • MULTICAM® Alpine: Item # R-02528 / UPC: 033552025283
  • Real Blue: Item # R-02529 / UPC: 033552025290
  • One Nation: Item # R-02530 / UPC: 033552025306
  • Smoke: Item # R-02531 / UPC: 033552025313

Howard Leight Impact Sport Classic Earmuff Features

  • Models available in two sizes: Medium/Large and Youth/Adult Small
  • 22dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)
  • Automatically shuts off noise over 82dB
  • Up to 4X amplification
  • Sleek, extremely low-profile earcup design with cutout allows for clearance of firearm stock
  • Adjustable fit
  • Convenient folding design for easy storage
  • Premium padded headband
  • Recessed stereo microphones
  • Single control knob for on/off and volume adjustment
  • Efficient power consumption and automatic 4-hour shutoff deliver up to 350 hours of battery life
  • AUX jack connects to MP3 players and scanners (3.5mm audio connection cord included)
  • Powered by two included AAA batteries
  • Replacement ear cushions available
  • MSRP $84/$101

ABOUT HONEYWELL HOWARD LEIGHT

Honeywell Safety Products empower individuals and families across the globe to enjoy more and worry less. Our high-quality hearing and eye protection help people to more safely enjoy the events and activities they love. Our broad selection of comfortable and stylish protective eyewear delivers safety without compromise, many of which meet ANSI high-impact standards and offer UVA/UVB protection. Building on over 30 years of innovation, we’re continually developing new designs, materials and technologies to enhance comfort and protection for industry trade professionals, recreational and competitive shooters, DIY homeowners, and all fans of live music and sporting events. Whatever your passion, trust Howard Leight to block out the noise so you can listen to what’s important, while staying safely focused on the big moments that matter. Learn more at howardleightshootingsports.com.

CONTACT:

Josh Lantz

Traditions Media, LLC

josh@traditionsmedia.com

219.728.8996

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