The Best Hearing Amplifiers of 2021

Hearing amplifiers are helpful for people with mild to moderate hearing loss who need a bit of assistance when watching TV, during conversations, or when in a noisy situation like a restaurant. The best amplifiers can often work well as an inexpensive, over-the-counter alternative to a hearing aid that you can get without a prescription. … Read more

Best TV Headphones for the Hearing Impaired

There are several excellent quality TV headphones for the hearing impaired (sometimes called TV hearing aids) that include features like voice clarification software and tone control, that make watching TV much more enjoyable. They are usually wireless devices that use either radio frequency or infrared light to transmit the sound from the TV directly to … Read more

Empower Hearing Amplifier Review

PROS: Affordable, easy to use. Users can 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: As with any hearing aid or hearing amplifier, the noise reduction function takes some getting used to. SUMMARY: This is a fantastic quality product … Read more

Pocketalker Ultra 2.0 Review

PROS: Thin Lightweight Better sound quality than in previous versions Can work as a t-coil receiver if there is a loop setup   SUMMARY: The Pocketalker Ultra 2.o is the latest (released in 2016) in the very popular Pocketalker series of handheld hearing amplifiers. These types of amplifiers are perfect for anyone who doesn’t like … Read more

Best TV Hearing Devices for Hearing Impaired

With hearing loss, activities like watching TV can become difficult, not only for the person who is hearing impaired but also for the other people in the home. To deal with hearing loss, many people turn up the volume on their television to a level that others in the household find challenging to live with. … Read more

Bellman Audio Maxi Personal Amplifier Review

PROS: The Controls are well laid out; you can customize the device to your personal listening preferences to a greater degree than comparable devices. CONS: The larger size makes it difficult to fit in a pocket. SUMMARY: If you are someone who needs a bit of hearing help in specific situations the Bellman and Symfom … Read more

Williams Sound Pocketalker Ultra Review

PROS: Very easy to use; it has a long extension cable and mic that will help eliminate any ambient noise when people speak directly into the mic. It makes a good, affordable alternative to hearing aids. CONS: Earphones could be better quality SUMMARY: The Pocketalker is an excellent product for anyone who has a hearing … Read more

Clarity XLC3.4 Amplified Cordless Phone Review

PROS: It has talking caller ID and talking dialing feature. It also has a high level of amplification at 50 dB amplification on incoming sound and 95 dB level amplification on the ringer. It features huge buttons with a high-contrast screen that is helpful for users with low vision. CONS: The phone doesn’t have an … Read more