Personal listeners for TV, radio and hi-fi

Personal listeners work in a similar way to hearing aids in that they pick up sound, amplify it and deliver the amplified sound to your ear(s).  However, since hearing aids are worn at the ear, sound is always picked up at that position, even if it has to travel across a crowded room and has to battle with competing noises.  With a personal listener, though, you usually have options for picking up sound in a way that is clearer.  This could, for instance, be through a direct connection SCAART lead to a television, or setting the listener to 'T' if you are using it with an induction loop and do not have hearing aids with this feature. 

        

Many personal listeners come equipped with headphones, which some people find more convenient for use in the home environment than their hearing aids.

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