Your Turn: Volume Limits for MP3 Players


The European Union’s Consumer Agency has proposed limits on how loud some common MP3 players can go — to about 80 decibels (about the volume of a ringing telephone, or the noise of traffic in a city) — because of concerns over potential hearing loss after extended use.

Makers of the popular devices are open to the regulations, and often the players come with warning labels about listening too loud. But what do you think? Tell us below.

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