Sakar’s New Kids-Safe Headphones Protect Young Ears from Loud Music

Published on Wednesday, 26th February 2014

New Collection Lets Kids Rock Out Safely with Their Favorite CharactersSakar’s New Kids-Safe Headphones Protect Young Ears from Loud Music


NEW YORK TOY FAIR 2014 (February 16, 2014)—Sakar International today unveiled its new line of Kids-Safe volume-limiting headphones thatlet kids enjoy their favorite tunes, while protecting delicate hearing from excess volume.Available in a dozen kid-favorite character designs, the new Kids-Safe line debuted today at the 111thAnnual Toy Industry Association’s International Toy Fair® 2014 in New York.

“It’s well-known that exposure to excessive volume can damage hearing, especially in young children, but it’s very difficult for parents to accurately judge just how loud the music is with traditional headphones and ear buds, ” said Liza Abrams, VP of Licensing for Sakar.“The built-in automatic volume control in these Kids-Safe products keeps everyone happy. Kids can enjoy rich, high-quality sound from their favorite music, and parents can stop worrying—and stop nagging them to turn it down.”

Available in two sizes to fit ages 3-6 and 7-10, the Kids-Safe headphones come in wide range of the hottest character brands. Toddler-size options include Hello Kitty, Barbie, Batman, Spider-Man, Thomas the Train and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.The larger, pre-teen size comes in Barbie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Monster High, Spider-Man, My Little Pony, Hello Kitty, Batman, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, Superman and the Avengers designs.

Large, full-range drivers deliver rich sound, including crisp highs and warm, clear bass tones, for an immersive listening experience. The built-in volume limiter throttles back volume to approximately 80 percent of the original maximum, to a maximum output of 85 decibels. Thick, comfortable padding on the lightweight ear cups provide ambient noise isolation, which contributes to a lower volume listening experience. The adjustable padded headband ensures a comfortable fit for kids of all sizes.

The Kids-Safe headphones are compatible with any device with a 3.5mm stereo jack output, including all models of iPod, iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and tablets, portable gaming devices like the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo DS series, as well as laptops, PCs, CD players and home audio systems.