Posted February 7, 2019

Why do we need Hearing Protection?

Hearing Protection is an essential requirement for shooters of shotguns, rifles and handguns. Even centrefire rifles fitted with moderators and suppressors can produce sound levels capable of damaging hearing. Equipment worn for protection against the harmful effects of noise is known as Personal Protective Equipment, or as many know it, PPE.

What is CENS?

CENS is used by thousands of shooters worldwide, including many who are highly renowned and recognised. CENS Brand Ambassador George Digweed MBE (26-time world champion clay shooter) says: “I have been using my CENS since 2012, and would not be without them in the field. Not only do my CENS ProFlex digitals provide excellent noise suppression and the ability to hear ambient noise such as wing beats, they still allow you to have a normal conversation without the need to remove them. This makes them an invaluable part of my game shooting equipment.”

Electronic hearing protection

These incorporate an electronic sound reproduction system. At low levels of noise the sound detected by a microphone on the outside of the device is relayed to a loudspeaker. At higher levels of impulse noise the electronic circuit cuts out, leaving the inherent attenuation of the device/ear-moulding to provide the protection. CENS devices are digitally programmed and optimised for various shooting styles and disciplines. The digital algorithm which is implemented in the devices has been researched and developed after many years of field studies by technical personnel and shooters at Puretone Ltd (the designers and manufacturers of CENS). The result is an unparalleled range of devices to suit most budgets.

CENS is proud of its commitment to protecting people’s hearing all over the world, and the reputation that it has developed as a result of professionally testing and marketing its devices.

Getting your own CENS

We can provide you with your very own CENS Hearing Protection.

If you have any questions  or would like to order your CENS please call us FREE on 0800 369 8600  and we will be able to assist you.




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