Bilsom 303L vs Howard Light Max - Comparison


Please have a look at the decibel comparison chart below. More decibel means stronger sound protection.

The individual reviews of each earplug are available here:
Bilsom 303L

Howard Light Max


Bilsom 303LHoward Light Max
Brand:Howard LeightHoward Leight


Bilsom 303L
Bilsom 303L picture

Howard Light Max
Howard Light Max picture of packagingHoward Light Max picture

Attenuation (Europen Standard)

Attenuation according to measurment standard EN-352-2:2002

More decibel (dB) means more sound protection. More hertz (Hz) means a higher pitch sound.

Bilsom 303L vs Howard Light Max attenuation decibel (db) comparison chart (graph)

Overall rating
Bilsom 303LHoward Light MaxDifference
Attenuation by frequency
Bilsom 303L: dB28.4037.3037.9039.1036.0034.6042.5046.40
Howard Light Max: dB34.6037.1037.4038.8038.2037.9047.3044.80
Difference: dB-
Bilsom 303L: SD6.409.009.209.707.904.604.904.70
Howard Light Max: SD3.004.504.303.703.504.003.507.20
Difference: SD3.404.504.906.004.400.601.40-2.50
Bilsom 303L: dB less SD22.0028.3028.7029.4028.1030.0037.6041.70
Howard Light Max: dB less SD31.6032.6033.1035.1034.7033.9043.8037.60
Difference: dB less SD-9.60-4.30-4.40-5.70-6.60-3.90-6.204.10

Source Bilsom 303L: Instruction Manual - Bilsom 303 (global). Retrieved from on 2016-08-01
Source Howard Light Max: Honeywell. Howard Leight Product Guide UK (PDF). Retrieved from on 2016-09-29