Digital Hearing Amplifier by Britzgo BHA-220

PROS: Inexpensive Great battery life (500 + hours) Comfortable CONS: Small buttons may be hard to use if you have hand dexterity problems. Amplifies everything, doesn’t have noise cancelling technology   SUMMARY: If you are looking for an inexpensive hearing amplifier, this is a great option to consider. It only costs around $60 but many … Read more

Best Behind the Ear Personal Hearing Amplifiers

Updated May 30, 2017: We’ve updated some of our top picks to include the excellent new Otofonix, which has all the latest technology, as well as great sound quality. Based on overwhelming positive feedback from our readers, we’ve also changed our budget pick to the Britzgo BHA-220. This unit’s popularity surprised us! Behind the ear style amplifiers are … Read more

Walkers Game Ear Assisted Listening Devices

Walker’s is a company that puts out a line of products called Game Ear that are marketed to hunters for shooting protection, safety and devices to help you hear when hunting. These products are so successful with hunters that many customers end up using them as hearing amplifiers for their everyday life, although this isn’t … Read more

Etymotic QSA Personal Sound Amplifier Review

PROS: The Bean is easy to purchase, setup, and maintain. It requires no manual adjustment because a built in sensor atomically enhances soft sounds and adjusts the sound level to an optimal mode. CONS: The two sound level settings may not offer enough sound customization for some users. The in-ear style may be uncomfortable for … Read more

EasyUSLife EZ220 Review

PROS: The EZ220 is inexpensive, gives a good amount of amplification, and has a good battery life. CONS: Not a lot of sound customization.Volume switch could be improved. SUMMARY: If you can’t afford a hearing aid and are instead doing without, the EZ220 may be a device that will help you. If offers good amplification … Read more

LifeEar Personal Audio Boost Amplifier Review

PROS: Affordable, easy to use. Users are able to customize the sound to suit their level of hearing loss. It doesn’t need to be custom fit, and it is lightweight and discrete CONS: The noise reduction function takes some getting used to. SUMMARY: This is a fantastic quality product that does what it claims to … Read more

Soundhawk Smart Listening System Review

***Soundhawk went out of business in 2016 SUMMARY: Soundhawk is extremely useful for users with mild to moderate hearing loss who might experience situational hearing difficulties. What makes this product really worthwhile is allowing the user to take control and customize the device to their own hearing specifications.PROS: The Soundhawk is inexpensive, and very easy … Read more