Nearly 10 million Americans have hearing loss as a result of excess noise exposure, according to ASHA, numbers which could increase with the popularity of personal stereo
Anything over 85 decibels can damage one's hearing and most individuals are listening to their personal stereo
systems at 110 to 120 decibels which can cause hearing loss," according to ASHA President Dolores E.
In fact, novelty song Barbie Girl has previously topped the charts as the most irritating song to be overheard on personal stereos
THERE is good evidence that personal stereos
can damage hearing and, as anyone who has been to a rock concert will know, whistling or tinnitus is one of the first signs of such damage.
The bottom line is that when you open that personal stereo
box at work, you may be opening Pandora's Box as well.
Boots PSRX 300 Personal Stereo
Radio Cassette, pounds 27
For audio applications, MagicGate Memory Stick technology is integrated in digital personal stereo
products, such as the Memory Stick Walkman digital music player.
The AM/FM personal stereo
cassette player includes three-button cassette operation -- play, fast forward and stop -- and has bass boost, which enhances sound.
Aerielle-enabled devices provide consumers a new listening solution for common personal stereo
products such as CD, DVD, and MP3 players.
The victim was walking from Redditch town centre along Evesham Road, listening to her personal stereo
, when she was approached from behind by a man on a bike, who snatched the bags and rode off towards Mason Road.
He handed over pounds 9 in cash, a personal stereo
and cigarettes, and the car, which also held two teenage girls, sped off.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics is celebrating a very special birthday tonight at Roseland in New York City -- the 20th year of the Walkman(R) personal stereo