Peltor WorkTunes Vs Elvex Quiet Tunes

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowerman90, Mar 14, 2005.

  1. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    I'd like to hear from someone that's tried both. I currently have the Peltor Worktunes but I'm kinda disgusted with the reception and quality of the radio they come with and thought I might try the Elvex Quiet Tunes. I don't want to get them and have the same problem, so I thought I'd ask first.
  2. ZaK18

    ZaK18 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 188

    Why dont you get an mp3 player with built in radio and earplug style earphones? Last year I purchased a iriver512mb mp3 player with the sony fontopia earbuds. I really like the setup, makes the day go bye faster :cool2:
  3. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    I started with the quie tunes by elveX.
    They messed up, couldn't hold a signal, sent back got a refund and
    got the elveX relax model. They have a high noise reduction rating, and rechargeable batteries.
    I have had them 2 years and the only problem is a speaker went south, my x employee spilled a whole 52 oz soda on them while we were going to another job.:gunsfirin :gunsfirin :gunsfirin :( :angry:
  4. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    My biggest problem with work tunes is the in and out reception.
  5. Skookum

    Skookum LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    I have a set of Elvex that are about 7 years old and they work great still. The noise reduction really makes a difference after a day of working with them.

    I have 2 sets of worktunes. One is newer and much better than older model which is about 3 years old. To me I like the older Elvex much better. They are eaiser to control while on your head. The Elvex seem to do a better job of noise reduction so that you are not turning up the radio volume which can be just as bad on your ears.

    I paid $125 for the Elvex and $49 for the Work Tunes.
  6. jkkalbers

    jkkalbers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 144

    I also use the elvex, Have had them about 4 years. Haven't had any problems with them, except I wish it had a.m. so I could hear some twins games. :)

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