3M WorkTunes Connect Review
Are you in need of hearing protection for your next wood cutting, sawing, mowing, and snow blowing adventure? Then the 90542-3DC WorkTunes Connect may be the hearing protection for you.
The 3M WorkTunes Connect comes with an adjustable headband to wear them for long periods without falling off, or becoming uncomfortable. The headband is also adjustable for people who wear glasses and is big enough to fit most eyewear. The noise-cancelling technology in the headphones will help reduce ambient noise from your surroundings, allowing you to focus on your work at hand.
3M WorkTunes Connect Bluetooth is a pair of hearing protection headphones that provide a high level of hearing protection while still allows you to listen to your favorite tunes. They provide 20 decibels of noise reduction and are constructed from an all-weather material that can handle anything from winter weather to summer rain. They also come with a wireless Bluetooth transmitter so that you can listen to your music wirelessly. The manufacturer is 3M.
The earpieces are made of a soft, comfortable, foam material that provides comfort and will not cause any irritation to the wearer’s ears. The headband is made of an adjustable nylon strap that will easily accommodate glasses wearers and is made with a water-resistant material that protects them from the elements.
The battery pack is located on the back of the right earpiece and has a power management system that conserves energy when not in use. The wireless transmitter has an elastic band so that it is secure on your belt or waistband. When worn correctly, it should not be visible from above, but rather only visible if you look down at your waist.
- ✓ Fit type: Over-ear
- ✓ Back: Closed-back
- ✓ Connection: Wired
- ✓ Colors: Black
- ✓ Excellent construction, good sound quality, good battery life, comfortable to wear.
The noise cancellation on these headphones is top-notch and does an excellent job blocking out most of the sound around you, allowing you to focus on the task at hand without being distracted by outside noises.
These headphones are great for cutting wood, mowing yards, snow blowing, and construction work. They are also great for people who work in loud environments such as factories or construction sites where they need to block out the sounds of machines or equipment running to prevent hearing damage.
The design of these headphones is perfect for people who wear glasses because they have an adjustable headband that can accommodate most eyewear types. They also have two different sized earbuds so you can choose the size that best fits your ear canal, preventing them from falling out while working or doing other tasks around the house.
The battery pack has a power management system that conserves energy when not in use, but will still last for an average of 8 hours per charge depending on how loud you listen to your music and how long you listen to it for each day. There are also only three buttons on this device; two volume buttons and one control button for play/pause, next/previous track, answer phone, and power.
The 3M WorkTunes Connect are comfortable to wear for long periods because they have a soft, comfortable, foam material that will not cause any irritation to the wearer’s ears.
The headband is also adjustable, so if you wear glasses, you should not have any trouble wearing them with your glasses as they provide ample room for glasses to fit comfortably on your head (Read more: How to wear headphones with glasses).
The battery pack is located on the back of the right earpiece and is positioned so that it does not feel heavy or become uncomfortable when worn. They also come with a carrying case that has a belt clip so that you can clip it onto your belt or pants for easy access and storage.
The 3M WorkTunes Connect has some great features that include:
- ✓ 20dB noise reduction technology to reduce ambient noise levels
- ✓ Weather-resistant material for protection from the elements
- ✓ Wireless Bluetooth transmitter to listen to your music wirelessly
- ✓ Two different sized earbuds to choose the size that best fits your ear canal to reduce the chance of them falling out while working or doing other tasks around the house
- ✓ Three buttons on the device; two volume buttons and one control button for play/pause, next/previous track, answer phone, and power
How do they sound?
The noise cancellation feature in these headphones does an excellent job of blocking out most of the ambient noise around you. It also does an excellent job of blocking out most of the music unless you listen to your music at a high volume.
The headphones have a solid bass sound with an excellent mid-range and high range that is perfect for enjoying your favorite music while still focusing on your project at hand.
The 3M WorkTunes Connect will allow you to listen to your favorite tunes in style with these eye-catching headphones.
The 3M WorkTunes Connect is very easy to use and requires little thought when using it.
- ✓ To turn on the device press and hold the power button for about 1 second until it turns on.
- ✓ The battery level indicator light will turn blue when turned on.
- ✓ Once turned on, press and hold the power button again until it beeps, which will indicate that it is in pairing mode.
- ✓ Once in pairing mode, you can choose from one of two ways to connect it to your Bluetooth enabled device:
- ✓ Press and hold the play/pause button until it beeps, which will indicate that it has been paired with your device
- ✓ Go to your Bluetooth settings on your device and select “3M” and then connect. If you do not see “3M” on your Bluetooth settings list, then it has not been paired with your device just yet.
Once completed, make sure that both devices are within 30 feet of each other and you should hear your music through the 3M WorkTunes Connect. To turn off the device, hold down the power button for about 8 seconds until it turns off or unplug it from its charger. The battery level indicator light will blink rapidly when turning off, which indicates that its battery is low and needs to be charged.
Do they have a microphone?
The 3M WorkTunes Connect do not have a microphone, so you cannot use them to make phone calls.
What about wireless?
The 3M WorkTunes Connect are wireless and can connect with any Bluetooth enabled device. They can also be connected with Apple, Android phones, iPads, tablets, MP3 players, and other Bluetooth enabled headphones. You can also connect them to a computer using the provided audio cable.
How good is the case?
The case is made of a soft plastic that snaps open and shut and can be used to store and protect your 3M WorkTunes Connect when not in use. It has a belt clip on the back so that you may attach it to your belt or pants for easy access and storage.
The case does not come with any other accessories, but it can hold more than just your 3M WorkTunes Connect. It is big enough to hold several other small electronic devices.
Should I buy them?
The 3M WorkTunes Connect are great for people who need hearing protection for their work and want to listen to music while they work.
They provide 20 decibels of noise reduction and are great for cutting wood, mowing yards, snow blowing, and construction work.
They can also be used by people who work in loud environments such as factories or construction sites where they need to block out the sounds of machines or equipment running to prevent hearing damage.
If you need hearing protection and want to listen to your favorite tunes while you work, then the 3M WorkTunes Connect may be the headphones for you.
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