About this project
The XP Reactor earplugs have reactive, interchangeable filters that block damaging noise while letting you hear frequencies to help you maintain more normal hearing around you.
The XP Defender opens and closes simply with the push of a button. This lets you instantly switch between hearing and protecting.
Take Control of Your Hearing
Say goodbye to those generic, awkward, and uncomfortable ear plugs. The XP Defender and XP Reactor plugs give you something no other protection on the market can -CONTROL; these new noise cancelling earplugs give you total control over your hearing by helping you block out loud, harmful noises while still giving you the ability to hear what is going on around you. You can finally have the peace of mind that your hearing is being protected while staying connected to the world.
So, How Does it Work?
Both the XP Defender and XP Reactor are non-digital, silicone ear plugs. Their design is simple, but they are constructed by some of the most experienced and professional sound engineers in the hearing industry.
The filters for the XP Reactor are designed to let in low level passive sounds to allow you to have "normal" hearing whether damaging loud or intermittent sounds are happening around you or not. They provide an intentionally low NRR rating of around 8 dB for passive attenuation. When loud noises occur, the combination of disc and mesh inside of the filter provides an impulse noise reduction of as much as 33 dB. This happens instantaneously without requiring moving parts.
The XP Defender operates the same way as the XP Reactor. The switch simply allows you to change the plugs into full defense mode. Making the passive attenuation up to NRR 18 dB. Impulse reduction remains about the same up to 33 dB.
The XP Defender has a special sound valve that can be opened and closed by a small switch. This makes it so you can seamlessly go from protecting your hearing to hearing what is going on around you clearly. It’s that simple; open the valve to hear, close it to protect.
The filters let you to customize your hearing experience through swapping out filters that are specifically made to be worn in certain situations. For example, if you are a musician earplugs might be necessary, or if you are going to a concert, you would insert the “music” filter into your XP Reactor plug. This “music” filter would filter out all of the harmful noises and frequencies that you will experience at loud concerts while still letting you comfortably hear the noises around you.
Collaboratively Designed with Dynamic Ear Company
Axil brings in-ear sound innovation, while Dynamic Ear Company is leading the industry in sound filtering technology. Our designers have constructed these noise canceling ear plugs with your comfort as the TOP priority. We are excited to be collaborating with the truly amazing engineers of Dynamic Ear Company out of the Netherlands. They have helped turn this ear plug into a reality.
Axil delivers the most unique hearing innovations for outdoor, active lifestyles. Dynamic Ear Corporation out of the Netherlands has mastered the most advanced sound filtering technology in the world. Especially for this Kickstarter crowd and our fans around the world we are pleased to introduce our latest innovations from our two great companies.
This is easily our most sleek and stylish ear plug to date. The ergonomic design of the plugs makes it so they are soft and comfortable, yet they still fit securely and discreetly in your ear. In fact, when worn properly, the XP Defender and XP Reactor are nearly invisible. They both come with a small pull tab that makes it easy to grab and remove from your ear.
An Ear Plug for Any Situation
The XP Defender and the XP Reactor noise canceling ear plugs are made to be worn in any situation where loud noise is a concern. Whether you’re attending an exciting sporting event, working on home projects with power tools, on a thrilling hunting retreat with your best buddies, or needing some peace and quiet from that screaming baby on your airplane, we want you to know that you can rely on our ear plugs to help protect and get the most out of your hearing.
Our number one priority is to our backers. By backing this campaign, not only will you be able to receive the XP Defender and XP Reactor earplugs at an amazing Kickstarter price, but you will also join our Axil community. You will be the first to know when we launch new products.
Stretch Goal 1: $200k
- Nice Upgraded, Water-Durable Carry Case
- Carabiner for KeyChain on Carry Case
- Lanyard for XP er plugs
- Water Resistant
We Guarantee Your Satisfaction
If you are not happy with the XP Defender or XP Reactor you can exchange them for full credit towards any other items on our online store. This offer extends up to one year after reward fulfillment. The rewards must be returned in good condition.
Risks and challenges
For over 25 years, we have brought many products successfully to market. We have never had a failed market launch. This product is 99% finished and preparing to ship. We will use the crowdsource funding to order new inventory in and then fill the orders asap.
*If we get pledges for 25,000-60,000 ear plugs or more, it could take us 40-60 days to get everything shipped. If it's less than those numbers, all products will ship throughout the month stated for delivery.
As we state the month of August for delivery, that means it will most likely take the whole month of August to get everyone shipped. If higher quantities are ordered, it could take us into September to get everyone shipped. We will ship on a first ordered basis.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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