Updated 20 August 2015

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A music player with earphones on its loudest setting can deliver up to 112dB of sound directly to your ears. This can cause damage.

If you experience a ringing sound in your ears after listening to music for a short while, it is most likely too loud. As a rule of thumb: never turn the volume to more than half the earphones' full capacity.

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