DRAPER, Utah, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the weekend, the Kickstarter community's voice was heard loud and clear – they want quality earplugs to protect their hearing. AXIL, known for its in-ear product innovations, launched a crowdfunding campaign on April 17 for its new XP Defender and XP Reactor earplugs and the response has been phenomenal!
"We're really pleased with the response so far," says Weston Harris, CEO of Axil, "There's nothing on the market that is comparable in terms of comfort, style and protection. The response to the Kickstarter is coming from hunting enthusiasts, tactical shooters, motorsports fans, concert go-ers and those simply wanting a quieter environment to concentrate. Proof that the mainstream market is ready for a superior option at a great price!"
The fund hit $100,000 over the weekend prompting the group to announce a new stretch goal of $200,000. If the campaign hits that stretch goal, then every supporter will receive an upgraded water-durable carrying case, carabiner and lanyard with their earplugs (set to be delivered in August).
The XP Reactor earplugs have reactive, interchangeable filters that block damaging noise while letting you hear frequencies for more normal hearing around you. (Kickstarter price $19.00 per pair)
The XP Defender opens and closes simply with the push of a button. This lets you instantly switch between hearing and protecting. (Kickstarter price $19.00 per pair)
According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, 48 million Americans suffer from significant hearing loss. While some are born with conditions that affect their hearing, most hearing loss is caused by exposure to loud noise. Just 15 minutes a day of exposure to over 85 decibels can cause permanent hearing loss. That's why hearing protection is such an important health concern.
To learn more about this campaign and the product visit the Kickstarter campaign.
From site-specific hearing protection to all-day wear, AXIL has the right combination of state-of-the-art digital technology, models, circuitry, ergonomic choices and programmability for every hearing environment. www.goaxil.com
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