User’s GuidePro Fit™ Custom Plugs Amplification & Protection Devices
Thank you for choosing Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs.
With these high-quality hearing amplification and noise attenuation plugs you safely hear all the important communication while protecting your hearing from loud sounds.
Please read this User Guide carefully before use. You’ll find instructions on the use, care and maintenance of your new hearing protection.
Be prepared to maximize your outdoor experience!
Components of all Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs
Mic – Directs ambient sound to the unit.
Volume Control – Adjusts the sound level between low and high. Always start with the volume set to low to protect your hearing.
Program Select – Press to change memory positions. (Classic only)
Battery Compartment Door – Holds the battery in place and ensures proper operation.
Carrying Case – Protects your Pro Fit™ when not in use.
Wearing the Pro Fit™
CAUTION: If you cannot obtain a snug fit with your custom Pro Fit™ you may not obtain the necessary protection from loud sounds.
Installing the Battery
Remove the sticker from the battery. To insert battery, open battery compartment by pulling down on the rim of compartment door. The battery is held in place by a small lip on the bottom of the compartment. Place the battery into the compart-ment so that the (+) sign side of the battery is facing up; when battery is inserted correctly, compartment door will close with ease. The battery door will not close easily if the battery is not properly inserted. DO NOT FORCE THE DOOR. A BROKEN DOOR WILL VOID THE WARRANTY! A #13 battery is required. Expected battery life is approximately 120 hours.
Please remove the battery when the hunter’s aid is not in use. Any moisture on the battery should be wiped off.
NOTE: A weak battery may cause the unit to buzz or hum.
WARNING: Button Cell Batteries are Dangerous if Swallowed
In the event a battery is swallowed call:
The National Button Battery Ingestion Hotline(202) 625-3333 for counsel or treatment.
Turning the Unit On and Off
After inserting the battery, close the battery door completely to turn the unit on. Turn the unit off by opening the battery door to the first stop or removing the battery.
Operating the Volume Control
Increase the volume on the Pro Fit™ by turning the volume control clockwise. Always start with the unit set at the lowest volume.
Note: The Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs has a built-in “safety” circuit which limits the output of the instrument to a maximum of 115 dB SPL.
Following these few simple steps will keep your rechargeable batteries in optimum condition and avoid damaging the unit.
Program Selection (Classic Only)
The Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs has 4 programs:
Program Ideal For:
When first turned on, the unit defaults to #1, the General program. To change between programs, push the program button. You will hear a series of beeps as you change programs: one beep: program # 1, two beeps: program # 2, etc.
Your Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs are programmed with an intermittent beep or tone to indicate that the battery life is less than 10%. When you hear this tone it is a prompt to replace the battery before the unit stops functioning.
If you are having problems with your Pro Fit™ please check the following:
If your Pro Fit™ is too loud or you hear a hissing sound, turn down the volume. If you experience a weak sound or no sound, replace the battery and make sure the unit is turned on. If sound is muffled, ensure the sound outlet is not obstructed.
If Your Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs Whistles
Whistling/squealing may sometimes occur as you cup your hand over your ear and adjust the volume control. This action directs sound leaking from the ear plug into the microphone, resulting in a whistle. This should disappear when you take your hand away. If not, check to make sure the ear plug is inserted properly.
Caring For Your Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs
Remember that your Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs are a quality instrument and should be treated in the same careful manner as any other precision-engineered device.
Service and Warranty
Your Pro Fit™ Custom Plugs are covered by a manufacturer’s limited warranty. This warranty covers all manufacturing and material defects.
An additional 3-year warranty can be purchased from the manufacturer. Please contact Customer Service for details of this warranty.
Toll-free customer support 800-891-3660 or [email protected]
Altus Brands warrants this product to the original purchaser to be free from defects in materials and workmanship, under normal use and conditions for a period of one-year parts/90 days labor from the date of the original purchase unless the optional three year warranty was purchased.
Under this warranty, this unit will be replaced or repaired at our option, without charge for parts or labor, excluding batteries, for a period of 90 days after the purchase. After 90 days, the cost of labor with Shipping/Handling and Insurance of $99.95 is the customer’s responsibility.
This warranty is void if any of the following occur:
This shall be the exclusive written warranty of the original purchaser and neither this warranty or any other warranty, expressed or implied, shall extend beyond the 12-month period listed above. In no event shall Altus Brands, LLC be liable for consequential damages, consequential property damage, or consequential personal injury. (Some states do not allow limitations on implied warranties or exclusions of consequential damages, so that these restrictions may not apply to you). This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights, which vary from state to state.