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Books on Hearing Loss
All our books are easy-to-read and are packed with the practical information
you need to successfully understand and live with your hearing loss and/or other
ear conditions. For further information on our books, or to
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Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
There are numerous devices that can help you hear better. Here are some of
them by category.
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Personal Listening Systems and accessories
- PockeTalker Ultra: Personal amplifier that can be used as a
stand-alone system using ear buds, or used with your hearing aids via a
neckloop or Music Links. To learn more about this
wonderful little device or to purchase one, click here.
- Microphones: Click on above PockeTalker link to see a
number of microphones that can be used with various Assistive Devices in
addition to the PockeTalker.
- Speech Adjust-a-Tone Audio & Telephone Amplifier with
6-Frequency Tone Adjustment (Model HGA-Tp): Use this cool little amplifier to help you
hear better on the phone, radio, TV, iPod, MP3 player, computer, etc. As a
phone amplifier, it connects
between the phone base and handset. To connect to other audio devices,
simply plug a patch cord (not included) into the audio device's earphone
jack and into the Adjust-a-Tone input. Listen to the output of the
Adjust-a-Tone via earbuds, headphones, neckloops or
— Amplifies 40 - 120 dB
— Six adjustable frequency compensation sliders:
2 each for bass, mid and treble
— Master volume control and on-off switch
— Phone jacks for phone base and phone handset
(telephone cable included)
— 3.5 mm input and output jacks for audio devices
— Uses either a 9-volt battery (included), or A/C
power adapter (also included)
Click here to purchase the
Speech Adjust-a-Tone (Model HGA-Tp) amplifier for just $149.95.
In addition to all the above features, the
Speech Adjust-a-Tone (Model
HGA-MX) has two more cool features that makes in even more useful.
— Microphone input jack—now you can plug a microphone directly
into the Speech Adjust-a-Tone without
having to go through
— Headset jack—now you can use the Speech Adjust-a-Tone while
wearing a headset (both earphones and
Click here to purchase the
Speech Adjust-a-Tone (Model HGA-MX) amplifier for just $219.95.
- Music Links: Plug into any stereo audio device's earphone
jack and listen to beautiful clear sound (in true stereo) via the t-coils on
your hearing aids. (If you want to use it with a mono device such as the
PockeTalker, use Radio Shack's 3.5 mm (1/8") mono to stereo adapter #274-882
($3.99). To learn more about the Music
Links, or to purchase them, click here.
Passive Neckloop: Plugs into any mono device's earphone jack and
hear clear sound via the t-coils on your hearing aids. If you want to use it
with a stereo device, you need Radio Shack's stereo to mono adapter
#274-0374 ($2.99). Neckloops let you hear in both ears if you wear two
hearing aids. To learn more
about this passive neckloop or to purchase it for
yourself, click here.
Neckloop: If you need a versatile amplified neckloop, the CLA7 v2 is the
neckloop for you. It comes with a number of adapters so it will work with
both audio devices and cell phones. Only $79.95.
To order the CLA7v2 amplified neckloop, click here.
Dear Conversation Tube: Here is a modern version of the old
conversation tubes used in the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries. It
works remarkably well for elderly people that can't seem to hear well with
their hearing aids. No batteries to wear out. Only $39.95.
To learn more about this cool new
conversation tube, or to purchase it, click here.
Hearing Aid accessories
Cell Phone accessories
- T-Links: Plugs into any cell phone that has the standard
2.5 mm hands-free jack. (Adaptors available for phones without standard 2.5
mm jack.) Works with your hearing aids in t-coil mode.
For more information or to order the T-Links,
Clear Sounds Quattro 4.0 Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop
Remote Bluetooth Microphone:
$247.77. The Quattro 4.0 is the only neckloop with a removable Bluetooth
microphone. This gives you the ability to hear clearly in environments such
as in meetings, in restaurants, in your car, etc. This is in addition to
connecting to any bluetooth cell phone, or other bluetooth device. You'll
hear crystal-clear sound with this neckloop.
To order the Clear Sounds Quattro 4.0 Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop with
Remote Bluetooth Microphone for just
$247.77, click here.
Clear Sounds Quattro Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop:
This bluetooth neckloop connects almost any Bluetooth device (cell phone,
iPod, MP3 player, computer, PDA) with your hearing aids via their t-coils, or you
can listen to it with any stereo ear buds.
Learn more about the Clear Sounds Quattro Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop—click here. Comes complete
with rechargeable battery, drop-in battery charger, wall power adapter and
padded carrying case—all for just $149.95. (Regular price $199.95. You save
To order the Clear Sounds Quattro Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop, click here.
KIT: If you'd like to listen to your TV or other audio source via the
Quattro amplified bluetooth neckloop, you need the matching QLink stereo
bluetooth transmitter. It plugs into your TV's audio output jacks (or to
the audio output jacks on any other audio device) and converts the audio
device into a bluetooth device. This Bonus Kit includes the QLink Stereo Bluetooth Transmitter (a
$59.95 value) and a pair of Smartsound Stereo RS062 Earphones (a
$49.95 value) for just $10.00 more
than you'd pay for the Quattro Neckloop itself! The Bonus Kit plus the
Quattro Bluetooth neckloop is only $159.95.
To order the Clear
Sounds Quattro Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop and Bonus Kit, click here.
Telephones and accessories
Serene Innovations CL-60A Amplified Cordless Phone: This amplified
cordless phone provides beautiful clear sounds with its built-in
Hi-Definition Sound. Up to 50 dB. amplification. Has a built-in digital
answering machine and a speakerphone in both handset and in base. Your price is
just $147.95. For more of its many features, or to order this cool phone,
Alto+ Amplified Phone: If you have trouble hearing on the phone,
this may be just the phone you want. This amplified phone is one of the loudest
amplified phones on the market (53 dB), has digital Clarity Power (DCP)
which makes soft sounds louder, yet makes loud sounds more bearable. It
comes with an extra loud ringer, 4-step clarity control, neckloop jack and
lots of other goodies. Your price is just $147.95.
For more information on this wonderful
phone, or to order it, click here.
- UA-50 Handset/Headset Amplifier with Plantronics Binaural Headset:
This Serene Innovations in-line amplifier works with any landline phone—home
or business—that does not have the dial pad in the handset. It connects
between the base and handset and provides 45+ dB amplification to either the
handset or headset. It has a volume control (with extra boost if you need
it) and adjustable tone. What makes this amplifier so wonderful is that it
provides excellent amplification to any monaural or binaural headset you
plug into it. When you use it with a binaural headset, you hear wonderful
clear, loud sound in both ears, and your hands are free to work on your
computer at the same time!
Click here to purchase the UA-50 amplifier with the Plantronics H261N
binaural noise-cancelling headset with boom mic for just $219.95.
|"When I first used this amplifier and headset, I thought I had died
and gone to heaven! It was that wonderful to finally have a
hands-free binaural headset that had enough volume so I could
actually hear (since I don't wear my hearing aids when using the
CLA3 Hearing Aid Compatible Headset: This wonderfully-versatile headset
works with your cell phone if it has the standard 2.5 mm (3/32")
headset jack, or your cordless phone, or desk phone if it has this jack.
In addition, these headphones plug into any audio device with the standard
3.5 mm (1/8") jack. This means it works with your iPod, MP3 or CD player, radio,
computer, etc. And if you want to use your computer for voice input, the
microphone plugs into any standard 3.5 mm (1/8") microphone jack. Use
it for Skype on your laptop, or plug it in to your game console. The plugs
are color-coded—green for the earphones and pink for the microphone.
These headphones not only gives great audio, but are designed to effectively
couple with the
t-coils in your hearing aids—a job they do fantastically well—loud, clear
sound. The boom microphone right at your lips produces
beautiful, clear sound for the person listening at the other end.
It comes with the binaural headphones, adjustable headband, boom microphone, 3.5 mm earphone and
microphone jacks, in-line headphone volume control and adapter cord to convert to a
hands-free headset for cell
phone/cordless phone use. The CLA3 Headset is just $57.95.
Click here to purchase this wonderful CLA3 headset.
- HA-40 In-line Phone Amplifier:
The Clarity (formerly Ameriphone) HA-40 is a wonderful amplifier that
converts any landline phone that does not have the dial pad in the handset instantly into an amplified phone.
It is easy to install—simply unplug the handset cord from the base of the
phone, plug the short cord
(shown in the picture) in its place, and plug the handset cord into the jack
on the bottom of the amplifier. That's it.
If you want more volume, just slide the volume control (left) up to a
comfortable level. The tone control (mid right) lets you adjust the tone to
give you the best clarity. If you need even more volume, you can press and
hold the boost button (bottom right). This gives you 40 dB of gain. In order
to cut out feedback, while you are holding this boost button, it cuts out
your microphone. Thus, you need to release the button when you talk when you
are using this feature. Uses a 9 volt battery (included). Your price for the
HA-40 is just $32.95.
Click here to purchase this great little HA-40 phone amplifier.
|"I am very happy with my HA-40 amplifier. My son called tonight
and I thoroughly enjoyed chatting with him for a change. To me, it's
a miracle!"—M. G.
- TA-1 Strap-on Telephone Amplifier:
amplifier straps on to any landline telephone receiver to boost the volume
up to 25 dB. On-off/volume control. Uses two AAA batteries (not included).
One cool feature is that you can plug in stereo earbuds/headphones and hear
with both ears! Price 32.95.
Click here to purchase the TA-1 strap-on telephone amplifier. (Shown
above—front & rear views.)
T-Links: Plugs into your phone's 2.5 mm hands-free jack so
you can hear with your hearing aids in t-coil mode. Works with all
desk/wall/cordless phones that have the standard 2.5 mm hands-free jack. All
cordless phones have such a jack, and a few desk/wall phones also have it.
For more information or to order the T-Links,
TR-95 EXTRA LOUD Telephone Ring Alerter. When your phone rings and you
have this ring alerter on "HI" you won't miss the phone ringing. Even with
my severe hearing loss and no hearing aids on, it still "blew my socks off".
The light flashes too, but it doesn't get your attention near as well as the
loud ringing does! This gizmo works off the phone line so doesn't need
batteries ever. It measures 4½" x 2¾" x 1" and weighs 5 oz. The price is
Click here to purchase the TR-95 Extra Loud Telephone Ring Alerter.
- RF-110 Super Loud Cell Phone Ring Alerter.
new cell (or landline) phone ring alerter grabs your attention three ways.
First it has a super loud 95 dB audible alerting signal with selectable
ringing patters and tones. Second, it has a bright flashing light. Third,
there is an optional bed shaker to "shake you awake" if you are sleeping. AC
adapter included. Price $54.95.
Click here to purchase the RF-110 Super Loud Cell/Phone Ring Alerter.
The optional RF-110 bed shaker is $29.95.
Click here to purchase the
RF-110 Bed Vibrator for the Cell/Phone
Alerter (not shown).
- Serene Innovations HD-40S Outgoing Voice-Amplified Phone: This
phone is for people that have weak voices and cannot talk very loud anymore.
It provides adjustable outgoing speech volume of up to 40 dB so the person
on the other end will be able to hear you without any trouble. It also
provides up to 18 dB of amplification for those with mild hearing losses.
Hearing aid compatible. Loud 95 dB ringer. 9 one-touch photo memory buttons.
Click here to order the HD-40S voice-amplified phone.
- Clarity Professional
XL-45 Amplified Phone with Outgoing Voice Amplification: If
you have a moderate to
hearing loss and also have a weak voice so people on the other end have
trouble hearing you, this phone will help you. It has 50 dB of amplification
to help you hear, and also has outgoing speech amplification up to 15 dB.
(If you need even more voice amplification, you can also purchase the below
handset to boost your outgoing speech by another 26 dB.). Hearing aid
compatible. Loud 90 dB ringer. 4 tone settings. Speakerphone. 12 speed dial
buttons and 4 memory buttons. 2.5 and 3.5 mm jacks for loopsets and
neckloops. Large caller ID screen. $142.95.
Click here to order the XL-45
- CL-WS-2749 Clarity Voice-Amplified Handset: If you have
have voice problems
that you cannot talk loud enough on the phone for others to hear you, and
you have one of the following Clarity phones (XL-30, JV-35, P300, P400,
XL-40, XL-40D, XL-45, XL-50), this handset will increase your outgoing voice
volume by up to 26 dB. The speech volume control is on the back of the
handset so you can easily increase your voice volume while you are using the
phone. Easy to install—just unplug the regular handset and plug in the
special voice-amplified handset. Line-powered--no batteries required.
Click here to order the
Clarity CL-WS-2749 Voice-amplified handset.
Room Loop Systems
Univox Loop Amplifiers: Room loop amplifiers. Hook
the Univox up to an audio source (e. g. TV) and listen to beautiful clear
sound from anywhere inside the loop via the t-coils on your hearing aids.
To learn more about the Univox loop systems or to
purchase one for yourself, click here.
InfoLoop System: Portable loop amplifier. Completely self-contained.
Works up to 4 feet from the built-in loop. Weighs only 3¼ pounds with
built-in rechargeable battery. Size 11" x 10" x 4". Has built-in omni-directional
microphone on back and jack to plug in external microphone.
The portable InfoLoop system includes the loop amplifier with built-in loop
and rechargeable battery, battery charger power adapter and lapel microphone
with 10' cord. 3-year warranty.
Get the portable InfoLoop for yourself by clicking here. Price: $292.95.
Orpheus FM Radio/FM ALD Receiver: This Orpheus FM radio/FM receiver is a unique assistive device. It combines both the
functions of a digitally-tunable FM receiver (all channels in the 72 - 76 MHz
ALD band), and a standard FM broadcast radio (88 - 108 MHz)
single unit and still costs less than a single or dual channel FM
receiver. To learn more about this great
little unit click here.
To order the Orpheus Radio/FM Receiver for only $74.77, click here.
Transportable FM Personal Listening System: This FM system includes the
Orpheus FM Radio/FM ALD Receiver (above) plus a 16 channel transmitter that
works off the wall current or batteries. It has a range of 150+ feet! Besides the beautiful clear sound, the best
feature is the price—only $197.00 for the whole system.
To learn more about this great FM system
To order the
Transportable FM Personal Listening System for only $197.00, click
Personal FM System:
This quality digital FM system by Comfort Audio has a range of about 100 feet.
The receiver doubles as both a personal amplifier and an FM receiver at the same time, so you
get the functionality of both of these devices in one unit for only $849.95.
Has 38 selectable channels. Transmits on secure channels so no one can
eavesdrop on your conversations. Both the transmitter and receiver have
built-in omnidirectional and directional microphones. Up to 20 hours of use
on fully-charged lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. Comes complete with receiver, transmitter, ear
buds & headphones, batteries and charger, carrying case and 2-year warranty.
To order the Comfort Contego FM system, click here.
For more information on Comfort Contego FM system click on the below
Product sheet (2 pages, pdf format)
Manual (English - 27 pages,
Spanish & French pdf format)
Motiva PFM 360
Personal FM System:
This quality Williams Sound Personal FM system has a range of about 150 feet.
The receiver doubles as both a PockeTalker and an FM receiver at the same time, so you
get the functionality of both of these devices in one unit for only $685.00.
Has 16 selectable channels. Comes complete with receiver, transmitter, ear
bud, batteries, lapel & plug-in microphones, carrying case and 5-year warranty.
To order the Motiva PFM 360 FM system, click here.
If you want the above
Motiva PFM 360 FM system but with rechargeable batteries and recharger
($720.00), click here.
For more information on this new Motiva PFM 360 system click on the below
Specification sheet (3 pages, pdf format)
Manual (18 pages, pdf format)
Call Alerting Systems: There are numerous alerting devices that can warn you that the smoke detector
is sounding, the doorbell or phone is ringing, the baby is crying, etc. One of
reliable and most versatile of these systems, in my opinion, is the Silent Call
alerting systems. To learn more about the
great Silent Call alerting systems, click here.
CentralAlert CA-360 Bedside Alerting System: The basic CentralAlert CA-360
is one cool product. It will alert you via three of your senses at the same time
(if you so choose), so you will not miss your alarm clock going off, your
phone ringing or your doorbell chiming. You will see the strobe light, hear the
alerting sound and feel the bed shaker shaking you awake. In addition a lighted
icon and a message on the screen will tell you exactly which alerting device is
The clock has large easy-to-read digits. And it is the answer to spouses who share the same bed and yet want to wake up at
different times. When you purchase a second bed shaker,
you can set one alarm and bed shaker to go off at time A and the other alarm and bed shaker to go off at
time B. The CentralAlert produces
a 520 Hz square wave tone that studies have shown to be the most effective
frequency to waken most people with hearing loss. There are a number of other
modules you can add such as a baby crier, motion sensor, weather alerter, audio
alarm and SOS pager. The basic system is only $157.00. To learn
more about the cool Central Alert CA-360 alerting system and its modules or to purchase it, click here.
Lifetone HLAC150 Fire Alarm and Clock:
If you can't hear traditional fire alarms/smoke detectors because you have a
high-frequency hearing loss, this fire alarm is for you. It uses the relatively
low-frequency 520 Hz square wave signal that studies have shown wake up most
hard of hearing people. And if that isn't enough, you definitely won't sleep
through the bed shaker that goes off at the same time. Furthermore, this alarm
sits on your bed table—close to your ears—not up on the ceiling where you can't
hear it. It listens for the T-3 signal from your traditional smoke detectors and
alerts you. To learn more about this
great Lifetone Fire Alarm, click here.
Sounds ShakeUp to WakeUp Alarm Clock: The ClearSounds SW200 dual alarm clock
is the answer to spouses who share the same bed and yet want to wake up at
different times. When you purchase a second bed shaker,
you can set one alarm to go off at time A and the other bed shaker to go off at
time B. You can adjust the volume of this alarm up to a maximum of 87 dB. It has
an adjustable tone so you can find the tone you can hear the best. The tonal
range includes the 520 Hz square wave that studies have shown to be the most
effective frequency to waken most people with hearing loss. You can wake up to
any combination of bed shaker, flashing bed lamp, built-in high intensity strobe
or alarm sounding. In addition, plug in your phone and this alarm will alert you
whenever the phone rings too. Only $77.77. To learn
more about this unique alarm clock or to purchase it, click here.
Quake-N-Wake 3-Alert Multi Timer: Use this little timer in your kitchen or carry it with you
when you need to time something. It can alert you via three different modes at
the same time—it beeps, flashes and vibrates. You can choose any mode by itself, or
any combination of the three together. It has a clip on the back so you can clip
it to your pocket, belt or clipboard/notebook, etc. The clip is also magnetic so it
will stick to your fridge or other metal (iron) surfaces. Use it as a stopwatch
or countdown timer. Switches from hr/min to min/sec. Uses 2 AAA batteries (included). Size:
2" x 1¼". Only $19.95.
Click here to purchase the
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