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3M Peltor LiteCom 2-Way Radio Headsets protect your hearing while allowing effective communication in high noise environments. LiteCom headsets allow your large or small teams to be linked by two-way radio to complete the right tasks at the right time.

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3M Peltor LiteCom Headsets with Clear Communication and Hearing Protection

In the United States, communication is crucial to the success of many industries, from healthcare to construction. With the increasing reliance on mobile devices and virtual communication, it's easy to forget about the importance of two way radio. However, two-way radios remain a critical communication tool in situations where traditional communication methods may not be practical or reliable. The 3M Peltor headsets are an excellent choice for face-to-face communication in loud environments. Communication and Hearing Protection are not specifically marketed as intrinsically safe. However, they are designed to meet safety standards and regulations for personal protective equipment (PPE) in various industries, including those with hazardous environments.

Two-Way Radios

2-way radios, also known as walkie-talkies, are portable communication devices used to transmit and receive signals wirelessly. They are commonly used in settings such as construction sites, emergency services, outdoor activities, and more. With 2-way radios, team members can communicate with each other instantly and effectively, making them a vital tool in ensuring safety and efficiency in various work environments. These devices operate on either licensed or unlicensed frequencies, with licensed radios requiring more extensive training and certification. They offer a reliable communication solution in areas with limited cellular coverage and are often more cost-effective than cellular phones. 2-way radios come in different sizes and models, with some offering additional features like weather alerts and GPS tracking. Overall, 2-way radios have become an indispensable tool for many industries, from construction to public safety, and have proven to be crucial in ensuring effective communication among team members.

Noise-Cancelling Headsets and Boom Microphones

In noisy environments such as construction sites or airports, communication can be difficult. Noise-cancelling headsets are designed to reduce background noise, making it easier to hear and communicate. Many two-way radio systems come with noise-cancelling headsets as standard, and they can also be purchased separately. Boom microphones are another useful tool for two-way radio communication. They allow the user to speak directly into the microphone, reducing background noise and increasing clarity. Boom microphones are particularly useful in situations where the user may need to wear gloves or other protective gear, making it difficult to use a traditional microphone.

Communication Radio

The 3M Peltor is a specialized radio system that offers advanced features and capabilities beyond standard models. It has a longer range and greater durability, making it suitable for use in challenging environments. The radio comes with a boom microphone that enhances communication, and its noise reduction rating of up to 25 dB makes it ideal for noisy environments. The 3M Peltor products also offer noise-canceling headsets and allow for a fully integrated communication system, making it a popular choice for industries that require reliable and secure communication.

Advantages of Hands-Free Communication

Hands free communication is crucial for two-way radios, especially when users require both hands for other tasks. It is vital in healthcare and construction settings as it enables communication while handling heavy machinery. It is also critical for safety in situations that demand quick reactions to changing circumstances. In emergency response situations, first responders can communicate hands-free while responding to an incident.

CSA Group

The 3M Headset is a device that could potentially be used in hazardous locations, such as oil refineries or chemical plants, where explosive gases or dust may be present. Therefore, it is important for the 3M Headset to meet the requirements for intrinsically safe equipment and to be certified by a third-party organization like CSA Group to ensure its safety.

By being certified as intrinsically safe by CSA Group, the 3M Headset meets the safety requirements for use in hazardous locations and reduces the risk of explosions or other accidents. This certification ensures that the 3M Headset has been rigorously tested and evaluated to ensure that it meets the high standards for safety set forth by CSA Group.

Overall, the radio communication system in the 3M Peltor LiteCom Headsets with Clear Communication and Hearing Protection provides a convenient and effective way for users to communicate with each other in noisy environments, without having to remove their hearing protection. The built-in radio channels and range of up to 1 kilometer make these headsets suitable for a variety of outdoor and indoor applications, including construction sites, industrial facilities, and sporting events.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the key features of the 3M PELTOR LiteCom Systems?

A: The key features of the 3M PELTOR LiteCom Systems include:

  • Integrated two-way communication radios for easy and efficient communication.
  • Active noise reduction technology to protect your hearing in loud environments.
  • VOX (Voice-Activated Transmit) functionality for hands-free communication.
  • Rechargeable batteries for long-lasting performance.
  • External audio input for connecting to external devices such as mobile phones or music players.
  • Durable construction and comfortable design for all-day use.


Q: What does "Intrinsically Safe" mean?

A: "Intrinsically Safe" refers to the electrical safety classification of the device. Intrinsic safety is a design approach that ensures electrical equipment can be used safely in potentially explosive environments by limiting the energy available to ignite flammable substances. The intrinsically safe certification ensures that the headset won't cause sparks or explosions in hazardous atmospheres.


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