Aging.com | Best Resources for Seniors https://aging.com Everything you need for your senior loved ones. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:41:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 AudioRange vs. TV Ears Wireless TV Headphones https://konstructis.com.au/?big=best-tv-listening-devices-for-hearing-impaired/tv-ears-vs-audiorange/ https://konstructis.com.au/?big=best-tv-listening-devices-for-hearing-impaired/tv-ears-vs-audiorange/#respond Wed, 08 Sep 2021 19:05:25 +0000 https://konstructis.com.au/?big=?p=80922 We compare AudioRange vs. TV Ears, to determine which of these brands’ wireless TV headphones win in a head-to-head comparison.

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AudioRange vs. TV Ears Wireless TV Headphones

AudioRange recently hit the market with high-quality wireless TV headphones designed for seniors. In this article we compare AudioRange vs. TV Ears to determine which of these brands’ wireless TV headphones win in a head-to-head comparison.

Both the AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphone and TV Ears Digital are similar in quality and appear to have many of the same features. Still, a few notable differences exist between the two competitors that stand out for anyone with hearing impairment who’s considering wireless TV headphones.

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Cost: $129.99 $135.96
Connections: Digital & Analog Digital & Analog
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Battery Life: 10 Hours 4-6 Hours
Pairing: No Pairing Required No Pairing Required
Range: 100ft Range Same Room
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty 5 Year Limited Warranty
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Ease of Use

Both AudioRange and TV Ears design products geared toward seniors with hearing impairment, and both brands seem to have considered features that are especially beneficial for their target audience. Simple installation, easy-to-understand user guides, automatic pairing, and rechargeable batteries all make both products good choices for ease of use.

The stand-out in this category is the AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones. The built-in amplifier and mic work seamlessly with just the press of a button making the ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones an ideal choice for those with hearing impairment. By pressing a button on the headset, the built-in microphone will automatically mute the TV audio in your earbuds and amplify the sound around you, making having a conversation while watching TV effortless.

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Quality

AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones and TV Ears Digital TV headphones are high-quality products that are durable, lightweight, and provide a rich listening experience. When it comes to quality, you can’t get much better than these two for in-ear TV headphones.

The stand-out in this category is that, although both have superior sound quality, the TV Ears Digital headphones enhance sound up to 125 decibels, making the sound quality slightly better than the AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones.

Comfort

AudioRange and TV Ears both make comfortable and lightweight headsets that are suitable for extended use. Many in-ear headphones can be uncomfortable and ill-fitting, but the foam tips on both TV listening devices make it so the ear tips can fit comfortably inside your ear canal. In addition, both brands have designed the headsets to rest comfortably underneath your chin or behind your neck so you can relax and enjoy your favorite shows.

The stand-out in this category is AudioRange. The ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones include multiple ear tips to ensure the best fit. Made of quality materials, the AudioRange ITE-1000 earbuds are more comfortable and durable than most standard ones that come with comparable products.

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Transmitter: Dual Port Charger & Transmitter
Optional Remote Dual Charger
Dual Port Charger & Transmitter
Headset: Single or Duo Packages Single or Duo Packages
Ear Buds: Multiple Ear Tips Foam Slide Ear Tips
Battery: Optional Extra Replacement Battery Rechargeable Battery
Tuning: Balance Adjustment Screwdriver

Features

AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones and TV Ears each come with a cradle dock that serves as the transmitter and charges the headphones while docked. The mic/sound amplifiers on both devices allow you to carry on a conversation without removing the headphones. Both AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones and TV Ears Digital have an extended wireless range that enables you to move freely and not miss a word of the show you’re watching.

The stand-out in this category are the Audio Range ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones, which in addition to the cradle dock, includes a remote charging dock with a USB port that allows you to charge your headset from a nightstand by your bed, your living room side table, or your kitchen counter. Additionally, the rechargeable battery for the ITE-1000 can last up to ten hours, which is longer than the TV Ears Digital battery that lasts between four to six hours.

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Cost

AudioRange and TV Ears make quality digital wireless TV headset systems, however, the price difference may help to determine which of the best TV headphones is best for you. Although the products are similar, Audio Range’s ITE-1000 Solo package costs $129.99 compared to the TV Ears Digital system which is priced at $135.96. The AudioRange ITE-100 Duo offers even more savings, costing $16 less than TV Ears comparable Dual Digital System system.

Customer Support

AudioRange and TV Ears offer U.S.-based customer service and support as a way to communicate with customers more effectively. Both companies’ websites provide helpful information for customers with comprehensive support sections for FAQs, warranty information, and instructional videos.

Both AudioRange and TV Ears stand out in this category and provide excellent customer support for their customers, making the experience as seamless as possible.

Return Policy

AudioRange and TV Ears both offer a 30-day money-back guarantee if customers are not satisfied with their purchase. Customers can experience their TV headphones fully and determine if they are the right fit for their needs and lifestyle.

The stand-out in this category is the warranty. AudioRange provides a one-year limited warranty, while TV-Ears comes with a five-year limited warranty covering product failures.

Conclusion

Although the AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones and TV Ears Digital are similar products in many ways, it’s clear that AudioRange has taken a few extra steps to ensure customers are satisfied with their purchase. In addition to being more affordable, AudioRange’s ITE-1000 Solo and Dual systems have added features for comfort and convenience making AudioRange our top brand for in-ear wireless TV headphones.

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AudioRange is a home technology company dedicated to producing high-quality, affordable products to enhance the TV viewing experience for anyone who has suffered hearing loss. Designed with seniors in mind, AudioRange's line of TV listening devices stand out for ease of use and provide the volume and tone control needed to improve TV audio for those with hearing impairment specifically.

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Types of AudioRange Products

AudioRange offers several audio devices for an improved TV listening experience that are especially beneficial for the hearing impaired. The AudioRange product line includes both In-Ear and Over-the-Ear wireless TV headphone options in addition to a convenient portable wireless TV speaker that sits beside you. AudioRange designs products with maximum comfort and superior performance in mind. Compatible with almost any TV, AudioRange's TV listening devices have simple operating features and are compatible with most televisions.

In-Ear TV Headphones

The ITE-1000 is a rechargeable set of earbuds designed to give you high-quality sound without completely covering your ear. AudioRange's ITE-1000 headphones connect to a headset hub that can be worn either in front of or behind your neck depending on your preference and include various earbud styles that fit easily into the ear canal for individual comfort.

Over-Ear Wirless TV Headphones

The OTE-1000 is what you might consider a standard pair of headphones. The band fits across the top of your head, and the ear cushions fit entirely over your ear. The headphones are rechargeable.

Wireless TV Speaker

The SPK-1000FM is a small, portable speaker that uses a radio frequency to transmit the audio wirelessly from the TV to the speaker. It can be placed right beside you to make it easier to hear the television.

Products & Services

AudioRange produces reliable, easy-to-use TV listening devices designed specifically for seniors. The company's affordable product line offers options that are suitable for anyone with hearing loss and are all backed by a 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee.

All TV listening devices in the AudioRange line connect directly to your TV through a transmitter for a seamless audio experience and include long lasting chargeable batteries. AudioRange products are simple to set up right out of the box and the company offers US-Based Customer Support.

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ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones

The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones are more lightweight than many standard headphones with earbuds that fit directly inside your ear canal. The product includes multiple ear tips in various sizes and styles to ensure you have the best fit for maximum comfort and the best sound. You can wear the headset either in front of or behind your neck based on your preference. The volume controls are located on the hub and can be turned up or down based on your needs. Everything you need to operate the Audio Range ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones comes in the box. The ITE-1000 system is easy to set up, uses a rechargeable battery, and compatible with almost any television, streaming device, and streaming services. The ITE-1000 has two options to choose from: you can buy the In-Ear TV Headphone in a package with either one or two sets. The device also has a mic/sound amplifier that lets you have a conversation without taking off your headset. A built-in microphone amplifies the sound around you while muting the TV in your earbuds. You also don’t have to stay put to watch TV. The headphones have a wireless range of up to 100 feet, so you won’t miss a word of the show you’re watching if you need to get up and move around. For our complete review of this product, click here.

Features

  • 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • One-Year Limited Warranty
  • Cost Starts at $129.99
  • No Lip Sync Delay
  • Eight Hour Battery Life
Pros

Easy to use and set up

Cons

Not compatible with hearing aids

OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones

The OTE-1000 Wireless Headphones work like a traditional headphone set can be worn with or without your hearing aids. An adjustable band stretches across your head and connects to two ear cushions that fully cover each of your ears. Like all AudioRange audio devices, the OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones are easy to set up and use and compatible with nearly every brand of TV and all streaming services and devices. The OTE-1000's rechargeable battery will last up to 10 hours on a single charge. With a wireless range of up to 100 feet, you can move freely with the OTE-1000 headphones and never miss a minute of your favorite TV show. For our complete review of the OTE-1000 Wireless Headphones, click here.

Features

  • 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • One-Year Limited Warranty
  • Cost Starts at $109.99
  • No Lip Sync Delay
  • 10 Hour Battery Life
Pros

Can be used with hearing aids

Cons

May not be recommended for use if you have a pacemaker

SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker is a great alternative to headphones. It uses a radio frequency to transmit a wireless audio signal to the portable speaker. The speaker can be placed next to you in any location you prefer to help you hear the television as well as possible. The speaker base does not have to be in the same room as the portable speaker to work and easily pairs with multiple devices.

The SPK-1000FM is compatible with nearly all TV brands and models on the market, in addition to streaming devices and services. It works on a rechargeable battery that can last for up to eight hours. The speaker will automatically shift into standby mode if it isn't receiving an audio signal from the TV to help conserve battery power. For a full review of the SPK-1000FM, click here.

Features

  • 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Cost Starts At $119.99
  • No Lip Sync Delay
  • Eight Hours of Battery Life
  • Travel Range: 6.3 miles
Pros

Can be paired with up to 50 speakers

Cons

Device may interfere with pacemakers

Additional Products and Accessories

Everything you will need to operate any listening device you buy from AudioRange comes in the package. But the company also offers a variety of accessories to enhance your listening enjoyment and experience.

ITE-1000 Charging Dock for Wireless In-Ear TV Headphones

The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones come with a charging station in the box, but you can purchase the ITE-1000 Charging Dock separately. This docking station allows you to charge your In-Ear Headphones wherever you like. The dock is separate from the transmitter, so you can place it on your nightstand, living room end table, or even in the kitchen – any place that's safe and convenient for you. What's more, you can charge two sets of headphones at the same time. The ITE-1000 Charging Dock comes with a one-year limited warranty.

Lithium Replacement Battery

The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones come with a rechargeable lithium battery, but they may need replacement at some point, as with everything. The battery is designed to be used hundreds of times and can last up to eight hours on a single charge. AudioRange recommends using only its brand of lithium batteries for maximum performance and ensuring voiding your product warranty.

Memory Foam Earbuds

The multiple ear tips that come with the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones feature various ergonomically designed styles for proper fit and comfort. AudioRange also offers a pair of memory foam earbuds if you're looking for an alternative to standard rubber ear tips. AudioRange's memory foam earbuds mold to the shape of your ear canal using body-activated heat technology. Made of soft material, they isolate outside sounds and provide a secure and comfortable fit.

Premium Memory Foam Earbuds

The premium memory foam earbuds are another alternative to the standard rubber ones that comes with the ITE-1000. The premium pair uses the same body-activated heat technology as the brand's regular memory foam earbuds but delivers the ultimate customized fit and performance.

   

Cost

AudioRange's price point for all of its products falls on the low to the mid-range scale of similar TV listening devices. The reliability and performance of AudioRange products make them an excellent value for the cost. The company designs high-quality listening devices for the hearing impaired with features that are easy to operate. Delivering superior sound and backed by US-based customer support, AudioRange makes products that are well worth the cost, especially when compared with similar brands on the market.

Wireless TV Headphones Cost
AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones $109.99
TV Ears Long Range Headphones $169.95
AvanTree Wireless Headphones $99.00
In-Ear TV Headsets Cost
AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones $129.99
IQ Buds Max $399.00
TV Ears (Digital) $169.95
Wireless TV Speakers Cost
AudioRange SPK-1000FM Wireless Speaker $119.99
Seronic Wireless Portable TV Speaker $129.95
Sharper Image Wireless TV Speaker $149.00

Customer Support

AudioRange is committed to customer satisfaction. The company's website includes an extensive support section with comprehensive FAQs, tips for troubleshooting, How-To videos, in addition to the company's warranty, repair, and replacement information. You can also email or call its US-based customer support team with any questions you may have. AudioRange has a product-specific support page for each of its listening devices. You can easily find detailed information about setting up and using the particular product you've purchased with helpful picture guides highlighting the product features. The company has developed high-quality products with seniors in mind and highlights its commitment to customer satisfaction. That's why they offer a 30-day money-back guarantee for any product that doesn't meet your satisfaction. You can return the listening device within the 30-day window for free, no questions asked. AudioRange will even pay for shipping.

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Better TV Listening For Hearing Impairment

Hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process. One of the first places we may notice it is when we watch TV. We may find ourselves turning up the volume or asking our spouse or a family member what was just said. If you find yourself in that category, a TV listening device may be something worth considering.

TV listening devices are a straightforward choice for anyone with hearing impairment to enjoy better sound clarity at the volume they choose. The most common types of TV listening are headphones, speakers, and amplifiers that vary in design, functionality, and price. Traditional TV listening devices typically work through a transmitter that connects to your television to provide a wireless audio signal to the device so you can more easily hear your TV's sound without interference. Independent and customizable volume control allows you to listen to your favorite show or program at the level you need or choose. This feature enables anyone else watching TV at the same time to maintain the volume they prefer. So regardless of the TV's volume level, or even if it is on mute, you can still control your volume via a TV speaker or headphones. For improved sound quality and clarity, TV listening devices are an excellent investment for a range of hearing loss and offer a convenient solution so everyone can enjoy watching TV again.

The Bottom Line

WIf you have any level of hearing impairment and want to boost your TV's sound without distortion or disturbing others, a TV listening device is a good investment. AudioRange has a limited range of products, but their streamlined offering will fit most needs and preferences.

AudioRange is committed to making high-quality home listening technology at a reasonable price with products designed to enhance TV listening for seniors or anyone experiencing hearing loss.

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As we age, we tend to lose our ability to hear as well as we once did. It can be so gradual that you don’t even realize it until someone asks you to turn the TV down or you start missing parts of conversations. There are plenty of listening devices on the market to help you hear better and avoid the volume control argument and keep you from having to say “what?” over and over.

One option is a personal hearing amplifier, also known as a personal sound amplifier (PSA). They amplify or magnify the sound you’re hearing while reducing or cutting out the background noise. They are small and portable, and unlike traditional hearing aids, you can purchase them without going through a doctor. The ones on the market today are well-designed and are great options for anyone who has mild to moderate hearing loss.

Top Hearing Amplifiers at a Glance

AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphone Sound World Solutions CS50+ Tweak Focus+T Hearing Amplifier Banglijian Hearing Amplifier Ziv-201A Otofonix Elite Digital Hearing Amplifier
AudioRange Zvox WilliamsAV Sennheiser Avantree
Cost Starting at $129 Starting at $300 Starting at $275 Starting at $125 Starting at $200
Usage Time Up to 8 Hours Up to 12 Hours 4-7 Days 20-24 Hours 4-7 Days
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Warranty One-Year Limited Warranty 90-Day Warranty 6-Month Warranty 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty One-Year Warranty
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Types of TV Listening Devices

Personal hearing amplifiers or PSAs will significantly enhance and allow you to hear sounds from all frequencies you couldn’t hear before. Like a microphone – they pick up the noises around you and transmit them through a tiny speaker in your device. Easy to set up, use, and maintain hearing amplifiers and come in many different styles, shapes, and sizes, depending on the type.

Over-the-ear Headphones

This type of personal sound amplifier fits like a standard pair of headphones. An adjustable headband is worn over the top of your head and cushioned ear pads cover your ears.

In-the-ear headphones

This type utilizes either an adjustable band worn on your head or behind the neck. Instead of ear pads, you have earbuds that fit inside your ear canal and are generally easy to manipulate for maximum comfort.

Behind-the-ear device

This type of personal sound amplifier is similar to a Bluetooth device or medical-grade hearing aid. It’s small and fits snugly around the top of your ear, connecting to a tiny tube that leads to an ear dome that fits inside your ear canal. These are generally side of the ear specific – so when purchasing, you have to choose if it’s for your left or right ear. And if you want to buy one for each ear, you’ll have to buy them separately.

Improving Sound for the Hearing Impaired

When deciding which personal sound amplifier is best for you, you’ll want to consider your budget first. The cost can range from $125 to well over $500. Even at the high end, personal sound amplifiers are much cheaper than hearing aids, but they are not covered by insurance as they aren’t medical devices and can be a big hit to your wallet.

They are all generally small and portable but can still range in size and functionality. There are some types best designed for watching TV and having a conversation – others can be worn all day and used in various situations. So, you’ll want to consider what your primary purpose for the device will be.

Battery usage is another significant consideration. Some personal sound amplifiers work on a rechargeable battery, while others require hearing aid batteries. Rechargeable batteries can last for several hours while hearing aid batteries can last for several days. You’ll want to think about if you’re going to worry about the extra cost of hearing aid batteries and the potential of being in a situation where you run out of batteries and need them.

You’ll want to look for an amplifier that offers at least a 30-day, money-back return policy. Some offer up to 45 days. That will give you plenty of time to test out the device and see if it’s right for you and return it and get your money back if it’s not. 

Some personal sound amplifiers work as headphones; others are similar to hearing aids in how they fit around your ear and into your ear canal. So, it’s crucial to determine what’s most comfortable for you based on how many hours a day you think you’ll be using it. Something else to keep in mind – with the ones that fit around the back of your ear and into your ear canal, when purchasing – you’ll often have to choose which ear you want to wear it in because not all of them are interchangeable.

Best Hearing Amplifiers

There are plenty of personal sound amplifiers on the market to help anyone with mild to moderate hearing loss. Researching the brands, choices, and features can become overwhelming. This review should help you narrow down the list of options by providing detailed information on what we consider the best personal sound amplifiers on the market today.

We focused on devices that stood out for ease of use and convenience that would benefit anyone with age-related hearing loss. We focused on simple to set up products that promise long battery life, are backed by consistent positive user reviews, and are noted for improved sound clarity specifically for seniors.

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AudioRange ITE-1000 TV Headphones

Best TV Sound Amplifier

Our pick for the best TV sound amplifier is the AudioRange ITE-1000 TV Headphones. These headphones fit in the ear canal – similar to hearing aids. It’s easy to set up and use and comes in two options – a single or dual headphone set. The ITE-1000 is compatible with nearly every TV on the market today. It also works with all streaming services and devices. But if you have a pacemaker, you’ll have to check with your doctor to see if you can use the ITE-1000.

The ITE-1000 Solo costs $129.99 and comes with everything you need to set it up. The headphones run on a rechargeable battery that takes two hours to charge but can last up to eight hours on a full charge. You don’t have to sit in front of the TV to use the device – the ITE-1000 has a roaming range of up to 100 feet, so you can move freely about your home and still hear the TV.

The standard rubber earbuds included are comfortable, but you can upgrade to earbuds with memory foam for an extra cost for maximum comfort. The earbuds work off a wireless transmitter that sends a signal from the TV, and they connect to a headset hub that can be worn in front or behind your neck. The ITE-1000 also has a mic/sound amplifier so you can have a conversation without removing the headset. A built-in microphone mutes the TV in your earbuds and amplifies the sound around you.

The ITE-1000 is a great option to watch TV and still have a conversation with a spouse or loved one, but it doesn’t have as many uses as some other personal sound amplifiers on our list.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Easy to use and setup
  • Solo and dual options
  • Compatible with most TVs and all streaming services and devices
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • One-year limited warranty

Sound World Solutions CS50+

Best Bluetooth Enabled Amplifier

The Sound World Solutions CS50+ is Bluetooth-enabled, so it not only amplifies sound from the TV, but you can stream music and take calls with it. It comes with three built-in amplification presets, but you can also personalize the amplification you need through its Customizer App you download on your smartphone. You can adjust the treble, bass, and mid-range frequencies separately to your specific liking. There’s also a quick hearing test through the app to help you determine the settings that work best for you.

The CS50+ is a little pricey – it will cost you 300 dollars or more. But it does work with a rechargeable battery that will last up to 12 hours on a single charge. It comes with everything you need to set it up – including three different-sized ear tips for maximum comfort and fit. It even includes an ear tip cleaning tool to help you clean it regularly. 

In addition to smartphones, it will pair with computers and all TVs and audio/visual equipment. But unlike some sound amplifiers that work as headphones, the CS50+ only comes with one device, so if you feel like you need one for both ears, you’ll have to purchase another, which can get expensive.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • 45-day return window
  • Bluetooth-enabled
  • Customizable sound modes
  • Includes two rechargeable batteries

Tweak Focus+T Hearing Amplifier

Most Discreet Amplifier

The Tweak Focus+T is one of the most discreet personal sound amplifiers in our list of top picks. The device is small, made primarily of transparent materials, and fits snugly over the top of the ear, so it’s almost invisible to anyone around you. Unlike some of our other picks, this device doesn’t come with a rechargeable battery. It works on size 312 hearing-aid batteries, which will last for up to seven days. Four batteries are included with the device when it’s purchased.

Designed by an audiologist, the Tweak Focus+T has four different amplification settings, allowing you to pick the right one. Mode four works well for anyone who has a greater degree of hearing loss. You can buy the device as a single unit or a pair, depending on whether you want a device for one or both ears. The Tweak Focus+T is on the higher end of the price range – starting at 275 dollars but can be used to help you hear the TV, conversations, or music better. It has a telecoil feature to help you hear better when you are talking on the phone.

Pocketalker Ultra

Features

  • Five-Warranty For Parts And Labor
  • 200 Hours Of Battery Life
  • Impact-Resistant Case
  • Belt Clip For Easy Transport
  • Lightweight
  • Lanyard For Easy Transport

Banglijian Hearing Amplifier Ziv-201A

Best On A Budget

The Banglijian Hearing Amplifier Ziv-201A is designed for anyone with mild to moderate hearing loss. The manufacturer clarifies this personal sound amplifier is not a good choice if you have more severe hearing loss. Created by an audiologist, the Ziv-201A is easy and comfortable to wear. It’s made of durable materials and runs on a rechargeable battery that can last between 20 and 24 hours when fully charged. (which generally only takes a couple of hours) Instead of a standard recharging base that plugs into an electrical outlet, the battery charges through a USB included.

The package only comes with one device, but it does come with accessories that make it possible to wear on either ear. The Ziv-201A has five amplification levels, and prices start at a budget-friendly $125. It has a memory feature that saves your volume selections even when you turn the device off, and it comes with a few ear tips to ensure the perfect fit for you. The cleaning brush included is convenient for proper maintenance.

Sennheiser SET840-S Wireless Assistive Listening System

Features

  • 45-day money-back guarantee
  • 3-year manufacturer warranty
  • Free repair 
  • 20-24-hour battery life

Otofonix Elite Digital Hearing Amplifier

Most Versatile

The Otofonix Elite Digital Hearing Amplifier is highly versatile. It has a built-in noise reduction and feedback canceling and allows you to choose from 10 volume levels and four preset programs. It’s small, easy to use, and comes with everything you need to set it up. The Otofonix Elite has a memory recall feature that will store your volume controls when it’s powered off or your changing batteries. The battery is not rechargeable. The Otofonix Elite runs off 312 hearing aid batteries that can last up to a week. The device comes with a six-pack of batteries.

Prices start around 200 dollars for a single amplifier, and when you order, you’ll have to choose whether you want it for your left or right ear. It’s best for anyone who has mild hearing loss or struggles to understand soft speech. So, if your hearing loss is a little more severe, this may not be the best amplifier for you.

Torus NB05 Bluetooth Wearable Speaker

Features

  • 45-day money-back guarantee
  • One-year warranty
  • Parts and components made in the US
  • US phone-based support

Hearing Aid vs. Hearing Amplifier

Personal sound amplifiers work similar to hearing aids, but they are certainly not the same. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits marketing that implies personal sound amplifiers will improve hearing impairment. But experts do agree these personal sound amplifiers can help anyone with mild to moderate hearing loss hear better.

If you find yourself unable to hear as well as you once did and are considering purchasing a personal sound amplifier, we will encourage you to speak to your doctor first. While you certainly don’t have to have a doctor’s approval to buy a personal sound amplifier, you may want to start there. A doctor will generally perform a hearing test to determine if your hearing loss is just a natural progression that goes along with age, if ear wax build-up is the problem or if there’s a more significant health-related issue that needs attention.

Once you determine what’s causing your hearing loss and how bad it is, you’ll want to start looking at your options. It’s important to know that amplifiers work differently than medical-grade hearing aids. Personal sound amplifiers amplify or magnify all sound around you. They are not medical devices, are mass-produced, and aren’t designed or customized for individual fit and needs. They are best suited for anyone with mild to moderate age-related hearing loss.

Medical grade hearing aids are more specific to the person who is buying them. They amplify particular frequencies of sound and custom-made for individual levels of hearing loss. So, for instance, if your problem is not hearing high-frequency sounds – a hearing aid can be calibrated to pick up those particular sounds. 

Personal sound amplifiers can be pricey – some can run well over 500 dollars. But that’s still much cheaper than medical-grade hearing aids, which can cost thousands of dollars. And unlike ordering and being fitted for medical-grade hearing aids – personal sound amplifiers don’t require a doctor’s or an insurance company’s approval to be able to buy or use them. After doing a little research online, you can conveniently purchase a hearing amplifier directly through a manufacturer’s website or online retailer to have the product delivered straight to your door.

Personal sound amplifiers are a great choice if you have mild to moderate age-related hearing loss. And the amplifiers are certainly more budget-friendly and entirely safe for use.

FAQs

Before you buy a hearing amplifier there are some important factors to consider:

Should I talk to my doctor before I buy a personal sound amplifier?

Yes – it’s best if you do. If you’re having hearing problems, it’s a good idea to have a doctor conduct a hearing test to determine the cause of your hearing loss.

Can I substitute a personal sound amplifier for a hearing aid?

Hearing amplifiers can undoubtedly help those with hearing loss, but they are not designed to replace hearing aids. A personal sound amplifier is not worth the expense if you have severe hearing loss because it simply won’t be beneficial.

What is a decibel rating?

You’ll see a decibel range written as “dB HL,” which is an indicator for assessing hearing loss. Your decibel range will have to be determined by a qualified audiologist. If you have lost between 26 and 40 decibels, you can have a mild degree of hearing loss. 41 to 44 decibels is a range considered to be moderate hearing loss. For reference, it’s helpful to know that a normal conversation between you and someone else is between 60 and 70 decibels. 

Personal sound amplifiers also use decibel ranges to help you make an informed purchase. For instance, if you have a hearing loss range of 30 dB HL, you’ll need an amplifier that offers 30 decibels of amplification to help you hear.

Will a personal sound amplifier improve my hearing immediately?

The answer is yes and no. While it will help you hear better the first time you use it, as with anything, you’ll have to get adjusted to a personal sound amplifier. You’ll have to experiment with the volume controls, manipulate how you wear them, and figure out when you need them to get the maximum benefit. That’s why it’s vital to purchase an amplifier that has at least a 30-day money-back guarantee, so if you aren’t happy, you can get your money back.

Will personal sound amplifiers cause me further hearing loss?

Fortunately, no. Personal sound amplifiers are safe to use. If the sound it’s transmitting to your ear is too loud, you can adjust it to the right level for you, so it shouldn’t cause any further hearing loss or long-term damage.

Conclusion

There are many changes our bodies experience as we age. Hearing loss is no different, and it’s certainly not something to be self-conscious about as many seniors are. For mild or moderate hearing loss, hearing amplifiers can help you enjoy your favorite TV program and conversations with your grandkids – even inside a noisy restaurant – without missing out on the discussion at your table. 

It’s important to decide what you’ll be using your hearing amplifier for and how much you want to spend on it before buying one. There are many excellent options available that can significantly improve your hearing and your quality of life.

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Best TV Listening Devices

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AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones


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Sennheiser SET840-S Wireless System

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Best TV Listening Devices

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Sennheiser SET840-S Wireless System

Mee Audio Matrix

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AudioRange SPK-1000FM Wireless Speaker

Avantree Ensemble Wireless Headphone

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Age-related hearing loss is common for most seniors. The National Institutes of Health reports that nearly 29 million people in the United States could benefit from hearing aids – so if you’ve noticed a decline in your ability to hear well, you’re definitely not alone. For most of us, some level of hearing impairment occurs gradually as we age and can make communication and day to day activites difficult. Sometimes the inability to hear well causes seniors to withdraw from socializing with friends or doing what they enjoy. Struggling to hear the TV is often one of the first signs you many need to evaluate your hearing.

If you find yourself continuing to turn up the volume, arguing with your spouse or family about the right volume level, or continually asking what was said – a TV listening device may be the solution you need and worth investigating. There are several different types of TV listening devices to choose from – everything from headphones to soundbars to personal speakers. All are designed to help amplify your television’s audio and improve sound clarity. Because there are many options on the market, figuring out what will work best for your level of hearing loss and lifestyle is an important first step.

Top TV Listening Devices at a Glance

AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones ZVOX AccuVoice AV157 TV Speaker Pocketalker Ultra Sennheiser SET840-S Wireless System Torus NB05 Bluetooth Speaker AudioRange SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker
AudioRange Zvox WilliamsAV Sennheiser Avantree AudioRange
Cost Starting at $109.99 Starting at $299.00 Starting at $169.50 Starting at $300.00 Starting at $89.99 Starting at $119.99
Usage Time Up to 10 Hours Uses power cable 200 Hours of Battery Life Up To Nine Hours Up To Eight Hours Up To Eight Hours
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Warranty One-Year Limited Warranty Warranty Must Be Purchased Five-Year Warranty Two-Year Warranty One-Year Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty
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Types of TV Listening Devices

Even if you have a slight hearing loss, a TV listening device can help. There are several options to choose from – everything from stationary soundbars to wearable speakers. When you’re trying to decide what to buy, the most important things to take into consideration are the severity of your hearing loss, your budget and what’s most comfortable to wear and easiest to use for you.

Wireless TV Headphones

Wireless headphones come in two different options – one is what you might consider a traditional headphone where the ear cushion fits over your ear. The other type is an earbud that fits inside your ear similar to the way a hearing aid does. Wireless headphones allow you to personally adjust the TV to the volume you prefer, while not changing the volume for anyone who might be watching with you.

Wireless TV Speakers

Wireless TV speakers have a transmitter base that connects to your TV. It uses a radio frequency to send audio wirelessly from the TV to the speaker. The speakers are generally small and portable so you can carry them with you when you get up and move around the room and house. Some wireless TV speakers are light enough they can even be worn around your neck.

Loop Systems

Loop systems are also referred to as an ‘audio induction’ loop. It’s a magnetic field that’s placed around the room or in a loop you wear around your neck. It connects to the TV’s audio output or picks up the sound coming from the speakers and uses the telecoil setting of your hearing aids to transmit the audio from the TV. Your hearing aids don’t need to be wireless to use a loop system, they just need to be telecoil compatible.

Soundbars

Soundbars are long, rectangle speakers that are positioned just above or below the TV. They can also be mounted on the wall. They are built with multiple speakers inside and connect to the TV to help amplify the audio coming from your set. Some soundbars even give you the movie theater experience by simulating surround-sound.

Personal Sound Amplifiers

As the name implies, personal sound amplifiers amplify sound while cutting out background noise. They generally come in a small, portable case with a microphone attached. You place the microphone near the TV and it sends amplified sound to your headphones. Personal sound amplifiers also work well for one-on-one conversations.

Improving TV Sound for the Hearing Impaired

If you’re having a hard time hearing the television, the first and best thing you can do is have your hearing checked by an audiologist or another specialist. A hearing test – which determines how loud sounds need to be for you to hear them – will help you know the degree of hearing loss you may have and help you devise a plan to treat it.

Hearing aids can solve a lot of our hearing problems, but sometimes we need extra help to make sure we hear the TV as well as possible. Continuing to turn up the volume isn’t a good option. The louder the TV, the more distorted the sound will become which makes it even harder to hear. Turning up the sound can also cause arguments with our spouse and family. If you’ve been asked more than once, “Will you turn that down?”, you may need a TV listening device.

Hearing loss is a normal part of life. That’s because as we age, we are more likely to pick up the lower end of frequency ranges and while having trouble hearing the higher ends. That’s why background music can seem like it’s louder than the voice of the person speaking on TV. Sometimes, tweaking the audio settings on the television can help. You can change your sound mode, turn down the bass, increase the treble and turn off audio enhancements. It may take some experimenting to determine which is most beneficial.

If a hearing aid and adjusting the audio settings still haven’t solved your problem, then a TV listening device can definitely be of help. As mentioned, there are different types. Choosing one usually comes down to need and preference – and, of course, budget. Some listening devices will amplify the sound for you and everyone else in the room so you can hear it above all the other noise. Others are designed to enhance the sound of your favorite show or program and allow you to watch at the specific sound you need to hear without bothering anyone else.

Best TV Listening Devices

There are so many options on the market it can be hard to figure out which one is the best and what is worth the money. Through unbiased research and testing, as well as hours of reading online product and customer reviews, we have compiled what we believe is the list of the best TV listening devices in all categories.

We evaluated products based on how easy they are to use and set up, battery longevity, and cost. We also looked at what the devices paired with, what came in the box and how well it improved sound quality with or without hearing aids. Overall, our choices were made with the mindset of what makes TV watching easier for anyone with hearing loss and what helps increase the possibility of independent living.

Featured Reviews


AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones

Best Wireless TV Headphones

The AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones are a great option for anyone who prefers the traditional headphone set. The OTE-1000 has an adjustable band that fits across the top of your head and the ear cushions cover your ears. Wireless headphones allow you to adjust the volume for your own personal preference. It doesn’t matter how low the volume is on the TV – it can even be muted. The sound coming through your headphones can only be heard by you at the volume you want.

These buttons are made with the elderly in mind and are easy to locate and press. The lightweight design of these headphones also minimizes neck and shoulder pain.

The headphones cost around $109.99 and are compatible with nearly all TV brands, as well as all streaming services and devices. They are easy to set up and easy to use. Everything you need to operate the OTE-1000 is included in the box. The headphones are wireless, use a rechargeable battery, and can operate for up to 10 hours on a single charge. It’s easy to move about with the OTE-1000. It has a wireless range of up to 100 feet inside your home – so you can sit on the couch or cook dinner and still be able to watch your favorite show.

The OTE-1000 is compatible with hearing aids, although you can use the device without them. If you have a pacemaker, you should check with your doctor first to make sure the frequency the headphones use is compatible with your device.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Lighter than many other headphones
  • One-Year Limited Warranty
  • No Pairing Required
  • No Lip Sync Delay
  • Easy To Follow Instructions

ZVOX AccuVoice AV157 TV Speaker

Best Soundbar

The ZVOX AV157 is a small soundbar that can be placed above or below, to the left or the right of your television. Soundbars are equipped with multiple speakers inside to help improve the quality of your TV audio. The AccuVoice AV157 uses patent-pending technology to boost the sound from your TV. It works much like hearing aids do – by boosting voices while canceling out background noises.

The AV155 is easy to install, works with most remote controls and has six levels of voice boost to make it easier for you to hear the TV. The soundbar costs around $300 and comes with everything you need to operate it. Once it’s plugged in, you will only need to connect one wire to your television. The sound that comes from the AccuVocie AV157 is high quality and crystal clear.

Since it’s a speaker that connects to your television and has to sit near it, it may be best suited for someone who already has hearing aids or who only has mild hearing loss.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Remote Control With Large Buttons
  • Twelve Levels Of Voice Boost
  • Contains Three High-Output, Full-Range Speakers
  • 60-Day Trial
  • Free Shipping
  • Free Lifetime Tech Support
  • Warranty Must Be Purchased

Pocketalker Ultra

Best Personal Sound Amplifier

The battery-operated Pocketalker Ultra is a sound amplifier. The small, lightweight microphone case is placed near the TV and amplifies the sound to an earpiece or set of headphones (which must be purchased separately) to help you hear what’s being said more clearly. The Pocketalker Ultra costs around $170 and runs off two disposable AAA batteries, which are included.

The Pocketalker Ultra is portable, so it can be used for television viewing, one on one conversations, in the car or anywhere else you need to amplify voices and drown out background noise. Just place the microphone near the sound and turn the volume up or down, depending on what your hearing needs are at the time. The sound amplifier is compatible with or without hearing aids, but is probably best suited for someone who has mild to moderate hearing loss.

Pocketalker Ultra

Features

  • Five-Warranty For Parts And Labor
  • 200 Hours Of Battery Life
  • Impact-Resistant Case
  • Belt Clip For Easy Transport
  • Lightweight
  • Lanyard For Easy Transport

Sennheiser SET840-S Wireless Assistive Listening System

Best Loop System

The Sennheiser SET840-S is a listening device that comes with a loop you wear around your neck. The receiver and neck loop work together to amplify the sound from the television to help you hear what’s being said. The SET840-S costs around $300 and runs on a rechargeable, lithium-ion battery that can last for up to nine hours on a single charge. The device is best suited for anyone who already wears hearing aids.

You don’t have to sit in front of the TV to enjoy the high-quality sound the SET840-S provides. You can move freely about your home with the neck loop on and not miss any of your favorite show or program. The range is up to 100 feet and it runs off of radio frequency technology, so you don’t have to be in sight of the transmitter base for it to work properly.

Sennheiser SET840-S Wireless Assistive Listening System

Features

  • Two-Year Warranty
  • Three Hearing Settings
  • Spare Battery Charging Compartment
  • Volume Can Be Set Separately For Right And Left Ear
  • Large, Easy To Read Volume Control

Torus NB05 Bluetooth Wearable Speaker

Best Wearable Speaker

The Torus NB05 Wearable Speaker sits comfortably around your neck and utilizes Bluetooth technology to deliver high-quality, 3D surround sound. The lightweight speaker runs around $90 and will last up to eight hours on a full charge. In order for the speaker to work with your TV, you will have to purchase an Avantree transmitter separately. The cost for those runs between $60 and $100.

The NB05 is easy to set up. It has a voice assistant that tells you what to do and if things are working correctly. The speaker can be paired with your smartphone to allow you to listen to music or even use the built-in earbuds to take a phone call. Depending on the transmitter you choose for TV watching, you can roam freely around your home without any interference or disruption in sound quality.

The NB05 can be used with or without hearing aids. It’s a lightweight, easy to wear, long-lasting, high-quality speaker, but its main purpose is to pair with a smartphone, so it may not be the best choice if your main use will be for the television.

Torus NB05 Bluetooth Wearable Speaker

Features

  • No Lip Sync Delay
  • Built-In Retractable Earbuds
  • Voice Assistant
  • USB Charging Capability
  • High-Definition Sound Quality
  • One-Year Warranty

AudioRange SPK-1000FM

Best Wireless TV Speaker

The AudioRange SPK-1000FM Speaker uses a radio frequency to transmit audio wirelessly from the TV to the speaker. A transmitter base connects to your TV and sends audio wirelessly to your speaker, with no lip sync delay. The speaker is portable so it can be moved and placed wherever you would like. The speaker base and speaker don’t have to be in the same room to work, so you can move freely about your home while listening to your favorite program or show.

The SPK-1000FM costs around $119.99, comes with a rechargeable battery, and can operate up to eight hours on a single charge and will automatically conserve battery power when running low. The second power adapter included will allow you to charge the speaker from the dock or any other convenient location. It’s compatible with most TV brands and comes with everything you need to be included in the box. The speaker is wireless and will transmit audio within 100 feet of the base.

The speaker will work well with hearing aids, but if you have a pacemaker, you should check with your doctor first to make sure the speaker frequency won’t interfere with your device.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Listen to the TV and the Radio
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Can Be Paired With Up To 50 Other Speakers
  • Automatic Battery Power Conservation
  • No Lip Sync Delay

Other Options To Consider

Hearing Aids with Bluetooth Connectivity

Hearing aids have definitely gone high tech. If you are in need of hearing aids for the first time, or it’s time to replace your older ones, you may want to consider hearing aids with built-in Bluetooth connectivity. These hearing aids can pick up sound from digital devices. You can connect a Bluetooth streaming box to your TV that transmits sound directly to your hearing aids when you are in range. It’s important to make sure you have a TV with Bluetooth capability so it will work with the hearing aids.

Closed Captioning

If you find yourself missing a word or two here or there, or you are close to or have total hearing loss – closed captioning may be the best option for you. Closed captioning is where the words being said are shown on the screen in real time. Most TVs offer the option of turning on closed captioning.

Smartphone Or Tablet App

Yes – there’s an app for that. There is now an app, called Chatable, that can be downloaded on your smartphone or tablet that will basically turn them into a TV listening device by cutting out background noise and amplifying the voices on your TV. It will also work with one-on-one conversations. You’ll need a set of earbuds or headphones that work with your smartphone or tablet for the app to work correctly. Chatable can be downloaded for free for Apple or Androids, but it will cost you about $13 a month to use.

FAQs

Despite new hearing aid and app technology, for most people, a TV listening device is the best option to help return the enjoyment of watching TV. But before you buy one there are some important factors to consider:

Is it compatible with my TV?
Before you invest in any TV listening device, it’s important to know if it will work with your specific television set. Most devices plug into the audio inputs of your TV. You should be able to find the list of brands or products they pair with on their websites. So, it’s best to check before you buy. The last thing you want is a listening device you can’t use.
How is the device powered?
Many TV listening devices have rechargeable batteries, others have to be plugged into a wall outlet to work. Some will just work with regular batteries. The outside packaging or the website description is a good place to find that information. If it runs on regular or rechargeable batteries, it’s important to know how long the battery life is. If you are someone who enjoys watching a few hours of television a day, you don’t want the batteries to run out and need to be recharged or replaced before your program ends. And if it plugs into the wall, you want to make sure the cord is long enough to reach where you need it to but also short enough to keep from being a tripping hazard.
Can I use it while I’m moving around?
If you’re someone who likes to move around and do other things while you are watching TV, then you’ll want to make sure the listening device you choose is portable. Most of them have a particular range they will work in. A device that uses a radio frequency to transmit is easier to use when going from room to room without interruption.
Is it easy to set up?
It doesn’t seem quite right if something designed to make your life easier is hard to install. Fortunately, most TV listening devices come with easy, step by step instructions that allow you to set it up without professional help. There generally aren’t many parts in the box, and usually the most difficult part of the process is finding the audio inputs and outputs on the back of your television.
Is it easy to use?
Again – what’s the point if it isn’t easy to use? Most TV listening devices are designed to make it as easy as possible to listen to your favorite show or program. On the device you choose, you’ll want to make sure the controls are easy to find, see and adjust.
Is it easy to use?
Again – what’s the point if it isn’t easy to use? Most TV listening devices are designed to make it as easy as possible to listen to your favorite show or program. On the device you choose, you’ll want to make sure the controls are easy to find, see and adjust.
Will it work with my hearing aids?
The easiest answer to this question is – it depends. Many of the listening devices on the market are compatible with hearing aids. If you’re looking at one that comes with earbuds – you’ll have to remove your hearing aids to use it. Depending on your severity of hearing loss, you may want to go with a traditional headphone instead so you can use your hearing aids with it.
What’s the best choice for my living situation?
If you live alone, any TV listening device will work. But if you watch TV with your spouse or family or live in an assisted living facility where you watch with others, you will want to consider a wearable device where you control your own volume and can cancel out any background noises.
Can I take them with me when I travel?
If you’re on the go and traveling a lot, then you want something that’s easy to unhook, pack and take with you. Most TV listening devices are small enough to be travel ready. A soundbar may be harder to take with you because of its size.

Conclusion

Sometimes, instead of getting help we just give up. But that doesn’t have to be the case. As we age, we all experience hearing loss. And whether it’s not being able to hear your loved one or your favorite TV show, there are ways to solve the problem.

You don’t have to continue to miss chunks of dialogue or ask your spouse or family member, “What did they say?” TV listening devices are worth the investment because they are designed to help you regain the independence of watching TV and being able to enjoy it again.

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AudioRange SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker

Hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process. But it doesn’t mean you have to give up or miss out on your favorite TV shows or programs. If you find yourself continuing to turn up the volume on the television or are frustrated because you can’t hear it, you may want to consider a wireless TV speaker.

AudioRange makes high-quality listening devices designed with you in mind. In addition to over-the-ear and in-the-ear headphones, AudioRange also offers the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker. It’s a portable, long-lasting, lightweight, durable speaker that allows you to watch TV and not miss a word of the show or program. Many speakers on the market amplify sound, but with the SPK-1000FM, you can set the tone control for your TV. The speaker operates off of a transmitter, so you don’t have to worry about any lip-sync problems or sound delays while you’re watching. In addition to watching TV, the SPK-1000FM has a toggle switch, allowing you to quickly switch between listening to TV and FM radio.

Our Rating:

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Pros

  • Includes FM radio
  • Comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Lasts up to eight hours on a single charge
  • Transmitter base can be paired with up to 50 different speakers

Cons

  • May not be able to use the device if you have a pacemaker
  • Takes up to six hours to charge

Our Verdict

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker is an excellent option to enhance your ability to listen to the TV if you don’t like the idea of headphones. It’s easy to use and set up, and it’s lightweight and portable. You can easily carry the SPK-1000FM into other rooms and not miss any dialogue on your TV.The SPK-1000FM is reasonably priced, made of durable material, and is built to last. It runs on a rechargeable battery that can last up to eight hours on a single charge.

SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker Review

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker is an excellent option for anyone with age-related hearing loss who prefers not to use headphones all the time. It’s easy to use, easy to set up, and reasonably priced. The speaker works off a transmitter so that you won’t experience any sound delay. It’s portable and has a listening range of up to 100 feet, so you can move freely about your home and not miss a word or asecond of your favorite TV show or program.

In addition to enjoying TV, you can easily toggle a switch and listen to your favorite FM radio station with the same high-quality sound. The SPK-1000FM speaker also has a headphone jack, allowing you to plug in a set of headphones, listen at the volume you prefer, and not disturb your spouse or other loved ones.

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker’s transmitter also can pair with up to 50 different speakers, making it easy to put speakers around your home for easy listening.The SPK-1000FM is easy to set up and use, but if you wear a pacemaker, you’ll wantto check with your doctor to make sure you can use the speaker without any interference.

SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker Features and Specifications

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker comes with everything you need to setit up. It works with most TVs on the market, as well as all streaming services and devices. It’s easy to transport around the house and portable enough to pack it up for travel. It’s also compatible with hearing aids and won’t cause any interference with them.

  • Cost: $119.99
  • Frequency Response: 2.4GHz Radio Frequency
  • Operating Range: Up to 100 feet
  • Usage Time: Up to 8 hours
  • No Pairing Required
    • Compatible With All TVs
    • Range: Up to 100 ft
    • Transmitter 5V
    • Frequency 2.4GHz
    • Usage Time: Up to 8 hours
    • One-year Limited Warrant

How to Use the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker comes with a wireless speaker, transmitter base, AC adapter, optical cable, RCA cable, 3.5mm cable, and a user guide.

When you get ready to set it up, we recommend taking all the contents out of the box and setting them aside. First, find a place for your transmitter base that’s easy to access but also out of the way. Plug the AC adapter into the transmitter and then put the wireless speaker on the transmitter base. Allow the speaker to fully charge – which will take around six hours.

The instructions for complete setup are easy to follow and designed to allow you to do it yourself without any professional help.

About AudioRange

AudioRange is a company dedicated to making high-quality listening devices at a reasonable price for seniors with age-related hearing loss. The company operates under the belief that great technology and equipment don’t have tobe challenging to set up and use.

In addition to the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker, AudioRange also offers the OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones – which work like a standard pair of headphones. If you prefer an in-the-ear style headphone, AudioRange’s ITE-1000 Headphones provide many of the same features with earbuds that fit comfortably inside your ear canal.

Customer Service and Reviews

AudioRange is committed to customer satisfaction. All products come with a 30 day, money-back guarantee. If you aren’t satisfied with your purchase for any reason, you can return it to AudioRange within the 30-day window for free.

AudioRange wants to make it easy for customers to communicate with them. The company’s website includes a comprehensive Support section with helpful FAQs and videos for setting up and using your specific device. AudioRange.com also has clear information on warranty and repairs

Cost

The SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker costs $119.99 – a comparable and averageprice with other TV speakers on the market. You will find some cheaper options, but those speakers tend to be heavier and not durable or long-lasting. Many of the other speakers you will find for sale only boost volume. In addition to providing excellent amplification, the SPK-1000FM has tone control to ensure optimal audio for both TV and radio.

Quality

Made of high-quality, durable materials, the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker is thoughtfully designed and built to last. The speaker is portable and lightweight, making it easy to carry around your home with you. The SPK-1000FM comes with a rechargeable battery that can last up to eight hours on a single charge. It also pairs with most TVs on the market, as well as all streaming devices and services.

Conclusion

We consider the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker an excellent choice for seniors oranyone with hearing loss. It’s easy to set up, operate, and transport. You can move around your house freely with it and pair other speakers to the transmitter base, with a convenient rechargeable battery that can last up to eight hours. The product’s volume and tone control provide better sound quality for those with hearing impairment. For anyone wanting to improve TV listening with no hassle, theAudioRange SPK-1000

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Best Wireless TV Speakers with Transmitter

Top Wireless TV Speakers

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AudioRange SPK-1000 Wireless TV Speaker

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Best Wireless TV Speakers with Transmitter

Top Wireless TV Speakers for TV

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AudioRange SPK-1000 Wireless TV Speaker

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Serene Innovations TV SoundBox Speaker

Drive Medical HD4

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If you or a loved one are tired of straining to hear the television or constantly adjusting the volume — which can disturb others who hear just fine — a wireless TV speaker is the best-bet solution to improve your listening experience. Wireless speakers for TV systems can enhance the audio quality that most built-in speakers on televisions lack. So what should you consider when purchasing your wireless speaker system?

Although there is a vast selection of wireless speakers for TV on the market, they are not all created equal. Good audio quality is perhaps the most critical feature. You want to hear clear, crisp sounds while watching movies and your favorite tv shows. Another feature to note when looking for in a wireless tv speaker is battery life. After all, you don’t want to interrupt your listening experience because your speaker needs to charge every hour. Size is also a consideration, especially for many seniors. A lightweight wireless TV speaker makes it easy to transport from room to room and even take it with you when traveling.

We’ve researched a wide range of products on the market to help you find the best wireless TV speaker for your needs. We will help you understand the various types of wireless TV speakers available, what features you should look for, the benefits of a TV listening device with a transmitter, as well as our recommendations for the best wireless tv speakers with a transmitter.

Types of Wireless Speakers for TV

In today’s world, convenience is essential, and cords and wires are a thing of the past for many. Many people want to move around freely while still listening to their favorite music, tv shows, or watching movies. Wireless speakers for TV are no different. The most common types have three functionalities for connectivity: Bluetooth, Radio Frequency, and WiFi.

Bluetooth Speakers

Bluetooth speakers are one of the most popular technologies today. As long as your TV has Bluetooth capability, you can easily connect your wireless TV speaker. This means you won’t have to use a base or transmitter with your Bluetooth speaker since your TV acts as a transmitter. One downside is audio transmitted via Bluetooth is compressed, which diminishes sound quality, resulting in a less than superior listening experience.

Radio Frequency

Speakers using radio frequency have a transmitter base that also acts as a charging base and storage dock. These speakers connect to the television via cords while the speaker integrates the receiver. The transmitter and receiver both have to be plugged into a wall socket. There is no sound delay when using radio frequency; however, there should not be anything between the transmitter base and speaker that could cause distortion.

WiFi

WiFi speakers are not 100 percent wireless and often require connecting your television to your home theater systems via digital art analog ports. The wireless speaker system will need to be connected to your home WiFi network to stream quality sound, and compatibility can be an issue.

Wireless Soundbar

Soundbars are often Bluetooth-enabled and are only compatible with Smart TVs. While not having to deal with any wires or cords is appealing, there is the potential for unreliable connectivity.

What Features Should I Look for in a Wireless TV Speaker?

So, you’re ready to start shopping for a wireless TV speaker. While there is a myriad of Brandon on the market today that offer home theater systems in various sizes, styles, and features, they are all not created the same. When choosing a wireless TV speaker, finding a product with straightforward connectivity offers the ease of use many seniors need. You may have more optical cables than you know what to do with and too many steps to understand how to set up your wireless tv speaker effectively.

Next, you must choose a wireless tv speaker that has the proper range. For instance, if you want to take your wireless TV speaker in the kitchen while cooking or in the living room while sitting in your favorite chair, having a home theater system with a range of at least 100 feet is essential. Additionally, it doesn’t take much to interrupt your Bluetooth, WiFi, or radio frequency signal.

The Benefits of a TV Listening Device with a Transmitter

After much research and reviewing customer reviews, we’ve found that radio frequency wireless TV speakers are the best listening devices to enhance your listening experience. Listening devices with transmitters deliver audio with no sound delay and require no pairing to ensure a seamless listening experience.

These listening devices are also easy to transport, which means you can carry them from room to room or take it with you on vacation or to a loved one’s home. Moreover, over-the-ear headphones are not always comfortable to wear, the wires can be a nuisance, and they do not come with a transmitter, which means a delay in sound. No matter your needs, wireless TV speakers with a transmitter are the best solution to enhance your audio quality and improve your listening experience. As a result, you or your loved one will never miss a word of your favorite TV show or movie.

Best Wireless TV Speakers with a Transmitter

After reading dozens of online customer reviews, and hours of unbiased research, we’ve narrowed it down to the five best wireless TV speakers on the market. While it wasn’t easy, we considered sound quality, ease of connection, customer reviews, size, convenience, portability, and more to compile this list.

Audio Range SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker

Best Overall

Whether you’re a senior citizen suffering from hearing loss or simply do not like traditional headphones, the SPK-1000 FM Wireless TV Speaker is an excellent investment. The ITE-1000 comes with a speaker base and speaker, and they do not have to be in the same room to work. Sit the Wireless TV Speaker as close to you as you’d like, take it in the kitchen while cooking, or turn the volume up to hear the clear, crisp sounds.

No matter your preference for use, the SPK-1000 FM will keep you from missing a word of your favorite TV show or radio program (it has an FM radio). Priced just under $120, the SPK-1000 FM Wireless TV Speaker is budget-friendly, easy-to-setup, and even easier to use. The speaker boasts a 10-hour battery life, 100-foot range, is compatible with nearly all TV brands, and connects to streaming services and devices. AudioRange’s SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker is both durable and lightweight.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Range: Up to 100 ft
  • Usage Time: Up to 10 hours
  • Can use up to 50 speakers with One Base
  • Compatible with most TVs, Streaming Services and Devices
  • No pairing required

Simolio Digital Wireless TV Speaker

Runner Up

This affordable speaker features voice highlighting technology that reduces the background sounds of the television and increases the sound of dialogues. Simolio’s Digital Wireless Speaker has Tone Control to allow you to tailor sound effects to meet your needs. The product’s Auto Signal Control adjusts sudden increasing volumes, making the audio output stable.

Additionally, the wireless technology means there is no need to pair, no delay, and no interruption when people pass by. Adjust your volume with the large volume knobs, and recharging is easy with the built-in rechargeable Ion battery, which allows for about six hours of use. The transmitter can also charge the speaker and comes with a second AC Adapter for charging and power supplying. The Simolio Digital Wireless TV Speaker also boasts a digital audio input, eliminating the need for a digital to analog converter. Keep the wireless speaker system in the living room, take it on the patio, or place it in the kitchen while cooking.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Range: Up to 100 ft
  • Usage Time: Up to six hours
  • Extra Headset
  • Compatible with most TVs, Streaming Services and Devices
  • Rechargeable and replaceable battery

Pyle PTVSP18BK Wireless TV Speaker

Best for Portability

If you’re looking for an affordable quality wireless speaker, the Pyle PTVSP18BK Wireless TV Speaker is the best bet. At $88.99, this durable speaker is ultra-compact and lightweight, making it easy to transport wherever you go. Even better, you can pair up to 50 portable speakers to its base station, allowing multiple people to listen at the same time without gathering around one speaker.

The Pyle PTVSP18BK Wireless TV Speaker is good for seniors or those who are hard of hearing. With its wireless connectivity, Pyle’s wireless tv speaker transmitter and receiver enhance your listening experience by optimizing the sounds from your television, which increases your audio satisfaction. This speaker system is compatible with most TV brands and is easy to use and set up. With a range of up to 100 feet, no matter where you place it in your home, your audio quality will never be interrupted. This means watch your favorite tv shows or movies without missing a word of the clear, high-quality sounds. Need to turn the volume up higher? The headphone jack is convenient for those wanting to watch TV with a spouse without disturbing them.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Range: Up to 100 ft
  • Usage Time: Up to eight hours
  • Can use up to 50 speakers with One Base
  • Compatible with most TVs, Streaming Services and Devices
  • No Pairing Required

Serene Innovations TV SoundBox

Best Sound

If you are a senior and suffer from hearing loss, Serene Innovations TV Soundbox allows you to enjoy clear, crisp sounds from your favorite chair or in the living room with your loved ones. The rechargeable Wireless TV Speaker is also easy to use and set up, which means you will not require any help. All you have to do is connect the base to your TV via headphone jack or red and white audio output jacks, and place the cordless speaker anywhere from up to 100 feet.

The best part? The TV SoundBox volume knob works independently from your television’s volume. As a result, you can turn your TV volume down or completely off. Even better, Serene Innovations TV SoundBox is compatible with nearly all TV brands, including LG, Sony, Magnavox, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Philips, RCA, Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, and Toshiba. Moreover, weighing less than three pounds, you can take the speaker system anywhere you’d like without any hassles.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Range: Up to 100 ft
  • Usage Time: Up to eight hours
  • Two color options: Expresso Black and Platinum Silver
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Amplified speaker

Sophinique TV SoundBox Wireless TV Listening Speaker

Best Value

Sophinique’s TV SoundBox Wireless TV Listening Speaker is an excellent choice for seniors who suffer from hearing loss or have a hard time hearing. Not only is the wireless speaker system a great value at less than $70, but also, weighing less than two pounds means your loved one can easily move it from room to room or use it outside of their home. No matter who uses the wireless TV listening speaker, their listening experience will be enhanced with crisp, clear audio quality.

Additionally, Sophinique’s TV listening speaker features a 1600 mAh rechargeable battery, allowing for up to eight hours of use. This means you or your loved one can listen to your favorite tv shows and watch movies nonstop without being disturbed or interrupted.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Range: Up to 100 ft
  • Usage Time: Up to eight hours
  • Can use up to 50 speakers with One Base
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Amplified speaker

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AudioRange ITE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones Review https://konstructis.com.au/?big=best-tv-listening-devices-for-hearing-impaired/audiorange-ite-1000-in-ear-tv-heaphones/ Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:11:43 +0000 https://konstructis.com.au/?big=?p=80079 Whether you’re a senior with hearing loss, or simply do not like traditional headphones, the ITE-1000 In-Ear Wireless TV Headphones are a wise investment. The ITE-1000 comes in two package options, Solo (one In-Ear TV Headphone) and Duo (two In-Ear TV Headphones sets).

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AudioRange ITE-1000 In-Ear Wireless TV Headphones Review

Hearing impairment can make enjoying TV difficult. There are many options for TV listing devices on the market, but wireless TV headphones designed specifically for hearing loss are your best choice for improving sound quality and clarity. Designed specifically with seniors in mind, the AudioRange ITE-1000 In-Ear Wireless TV Headphones are high quality headphones offering customizable volume and tone control with a built-in microphone to mute the TV in the headphones and amplify the sound around you. Additionally, the mic/sound amplifier allows you to easily have a conversation without removing the headset.

Our Rating:

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Pros

  • Easy to set up
  • Easy to use
  • No pairing required
  • Interchangeable earbuds
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

Cons

  • One-year limited warranty

Our Verdict

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun things you enjoy. Whether it’s listening to your favorite TV show, or song, AudioRange provides high-quality, long-lasting listening devices at an affordable price. The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones is a best-bet for seniors who have age-related hearing loss. With a lightweight design, and features like a mic/sound amplifier and built-in microphone, the ITE-1000 can make life easier because of its user-friendly controls, and easy setup and use.

ITE-1000 In-Ear Wireless TV Headphones Review

Whether you’re a senior with hearing loss, or simply do not like traditional headphones, the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones are a wise investment. The ITE-1000 comes in two package options, Solo (one In-Ear TV Headphone) and Duo (two In-Ear TV Headphones sets). With the Duo package, users and their loved one can adjust the volume level to meet their needs. The headphones are easy to set up, easy to use, have an eight-hour battery life, and are compatible with all TV brands and models.

Along with the headphones, the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones also comes with a TV transmitter, power adapter, interchangeable earbuds, balance screwdriver, Optical cable, RCA cable, 3.5mm cable, rechargeable battery, and user guide. This high-quality listening device also has a mic/sound amplifier, which allows users to have a conversation without removing his or her headset. Another cool feature is the built-in microphone, which mutes the TV in your earbuds and amplifies the sound around you. You can feel free to move around your home since the headphones have a wireless range up to 100 feet.

ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones Features and Specifications

The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones is a smart choice for those who don’t like wearing traditional headphones. You can choose to wear the headset hub in front or behind your neck, and even manipulate and press together the headphones to find your perfect fit. Additionally, these In-Ear Wireless TV Headphones not only provide maximum comfort but also provide high-quality sound.

  • Cost: $129.99
  • Volume Control
  • In-Ear TV Headphones
  • Mic/Sound Amplifier
  • Two Package Options: One (Solo) or Two (Duo) In-Ear TV Headphones
  • No Pairing Required
  • No Lip-Sync Delay
  • Compatible With All TVs
  • Range: Up to 100 ft
  • Transmitter 5V
  • Frequency 2.4GHz
  • Usage Time: Up to 8 hours
  • One-year Limited Warrant

How to Use ITE-1000 In-Ear Wireless TV Headphones

The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones are easy to unbox and set up by yourself. To makes things easier, we recommend removing all contents from the box — TV transmitter, TV headphone, power adapter, interchangeable earbuds, balance screwdriver, Optical cable, RCA cable, 3.5mm cable, replacement battery, and user guide — and set them aside before initial setup.

First, you should charge the headphones, and allow two hours to do so. Second, plug the AC adapter into the transmitter and place the headphones on the dock. On the front of the headset, you should see a charge light indicating the charge status. Third, locate the audio connections on the back of the TV. Follow the remaining steps in the user guide to successfully finish setting up the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones.

About AudioRange

AudioRange is dedicated to providing high-quality listening devices for seniors or anyone who has hearing loss. The high-tech company’s product line consists of easy to use and easy to setup, transportable speakers and headphones.

In addition to the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones, AudioRange also offers the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker . If you’re one of the many seniors who have hearing loss, this wireless TV speaker will make sure you never miss another word of your favorite TV show or program. The SPK-1000FM is perfect for listening to music, watching TV/movies, playing video games, and much more.

AudioRange also offers the OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones. These headphones are also designed for seniors who are suffering or anyone who has hearing loss, as well as those who require a higher listening volume than their loved ones. This high-quality listening device has a range up to 100 feet, usage time of 10 hours, and provides maximum comfort. Additionally, the OTE-1000 is compatible with all TV brands and models, as well as streaming services and devices.

Customer Service and Reviews

At AudioRange, customer service is No. 1. This starts with a 30-day money back guarantee if customers are not satisfied with the purchase. In fact, customers can send the product back for free and AudioRange will pay for the shipping costs. Customers can start this process by contacting customer support via email.

AudioRange’s Support page makes it easy for customers to get the help they need in a timely manner. Not only does AudioRange provide its email and telephone number, the high-tech company also provides support help for each individual product offering. AudioRange also has a FAQ page, which answers generally asked questions, as well as troubleshooting and warranty information repairs.

Cost

At $129.99, AudioRange’s ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphone is a huge value compared to other brands. While many competitors have lower-priced products that are similar, many of them are not as lightweight or long-lasting as the ITE-1000. Additionally, there are competitors who have priced their in-ear TV headphones higher than AudioRange. While we’ve reviewed many products, the ITE-1000 is a budget-friendly option that is high-quality, durable, and provides maximum comfort.

The 30-day money-back guarantee is a huge perk and AudioRange will pay for the shipping. The purchase of the ITE-1000 also comes with a limited one-year warranty.

Quality

The ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones is made with industrial plastic, making it durable, lightweight, and easy to transport. AudioRange also gives its customers a one-year limited warranty, as well as a two-year warranty on its electrical and electronic components after the warranty expires.

Conclusion

If you’re looking for a high-quality listening device that provides maximum comfort, quality sound, and easy-to-use and easy-to-setup, the ITE-1000 is a best-bet investment. You can take this lightweight listening device with you anywhere as it is compatible with most TV brands and models and streaming services and devices. These headphones provide a seamless experience with their wireless range of 100 feet coupled with 10-hour battery life, meaning no batteries are necessary for use, a huge convenience. Ultimately, suppose you’re a senior having a hard time hearing your favorite TV show or find yourself in disagreement about the volume level with family. In that case, the ITE-1000 is an excellent option if you never want to miss another word again.

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Best Wireless TV Headphones for Seniors

Our Top TV Headphones for Seniors Picks

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Best Wireless TV Headphones for Seniors

Our Top Picks

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AudioRange Logo Review

AudioRange OTE-1000 WirelessTV Headphones

AudioRange OTE-1000
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Struggling to hear the TV headphones for seniors and follow dialogue is a common complaint for seniors with hearing loss, but it may also be hard on your family as well! Everyone has different preferences and schedules, and when you want to watch the TV, your partner or family may be sleeping or working. You may also be sitting too close to the TV in order to hear it better, leading to back pain and neck strain. These problems can be easily solved through the use of wireless TV headphones for seniors.

Good quality TV headphones for seniors can produce wide frequencies of sound so that you can enjoy both dialogue and music on your favorite programs. More importantly, they’re also comfortable so that you can wear them and then forget them.

If you’re afraid of set-up or if your TV may not be compatible, the majority of wireless headphones today offer plug-and-play connectivity that doesn’t require extra pairing steps. There are even more benefits you can enjoy that we’ll address in the guide.

With this in mind, read on for our buyer’s guide some of the best wireless TV headphones today!

Types of Wireless TV Headphones for Seniors

It’s first helpful to know that there are several different types of wireless TV headphones for seniors. As you read this brief guide on each one, consider your own lifestyle and how each of their features and benefits could improve your TV-watching experience.

Over-Ear Headphones

Over-ear headphones are usually the biggest headphones you can find at the store. Since they’re so big, this means that they’re hard to pack and travel with. However, these wireless TV headphones for seniors make up for that by presenting some of the best sound quality money can buy with deep basses and highs that aren’t tinny.

Since over-ear headphones fully cover your ears when they’re worn, they are comfortable to wear for long periods of time without your ears getting sore. On the downside, higher quality over-ear headphones may be heavy, so it’s important that you find one with a padded headband for extra comfort.

On-Ear Headphones

Over-ear headphones are placed around your entire ear while on-ear headphones rest directly on top of your ears. If you don’t like the feeling of your entire ear being enveloped by the ear cups, this can be a good option for you. On-ear headphones are also far more portable and tend to be lighter than over-ear headphones.

You’ll find that the sound quality can be just as good as over-ear wireless TV headphones for seniors, but it does depend on the brand that you purchase. You’ll also need to be aware that there’s less noise isolation since the ear cups can’t lay flat around your ears.

If you find that your ears get sore easily from headphones pressing against your ears, these headphones may not be the best for long bouts of TV viewing.

In-Ear Headphones

In-ear wireless headphones are also known as “earbuds” because of their unique shape. These are some of the most common headphones because they come with every new iPhone, and they’re highly portable because of their small size.

The main caveat to earbuds is that they can become highly uncomfortable to some people because of the way they fit into your ear canal. For this reason, it’s recommended to avoid purchasing earbuds made solely from hard plastic.

Since in-ear headphones come in a range of prices–to affordable ones you can pick up at a drugstore to high-end models that costs hundreds of dollars–their performance can vary.

Overall, most earbuds won’t produce the range of frequencies that on-ear and over-head headphones are capable of creating. However, you may not tell the difference unless you’re a sound aficionado.

Bone Conduction Headphones

Bone conduction headphones are the best kind of headphones for people who are hard of hearing because they don’t rely only on the eardrum. The reason for this is because of the way the technology works.

By resting on the listener’s cheekbones, sound is instead transmitted through vibrations in the bones of your head and jaw. This enables the information to bypass your eardrum and go directly to your inner ear.

One of the main complaints about these types of headphones is that your ear is completely exposed. This means that you won’t enjoy the same clarity of sound that other headphones are able to achieve. And since the sound completely bypasses your eardrums, the audio quality isn’t the best.

However, these are still a great option for people who are hard of hearing or who wear hearing aids and can’t find TV headphone that fits them correctly.

Open-Back vs Closed-Back Headphones

You’ll also come across open-back and closed-back headphones. The difference between these is the quality of the sound.

Closed-back headphones are what you’re used to seeing in stores. The closed ear cup design helps eliminate any peripheral noises around you so that you can focus on only the sounds coming from your headphones. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that these headphones block out all noise.

Open-back headphones can be a great choice if you’re not worried about other people hearing the noise coming from your headphones. With the way the ear cups are designed with an open back, a more open and airy sound is created while you’re listening to your shows.

This creates a sound that’s similar to listening to your TV speakers normally. Even better, on-ear headphones that are open-back usually don’t apply as much pressure to your ears, meaning that you can wear them longer without feeling any pain.

Noise-Cancelling Headphones

If you like watching TV in a completely quiet environment, or you’re concerned about family members still being able to hear the noise coming from your headphones, then we recommend looking into noise-cancelling headphones.

As the name suggests, these kinds of headphones have built-in technology that reduces the sound you hear from outside the headphones. It does this through a small mic on the outside of your headphones that measures the frequencies of your surroundings. It then creates an opposite frequency in order to cancel it out.

Any type of headphone can be combined with noise-cancelling technology, However, closed-back, over-ear headphones that are also noise-cancelling will give you the most soundproof environment. This also makes them perfect for air travel.

Bluetooth Headphones

When we talk about wireless headphones, we mean Bluetooth. One of the main complaints people have with either wired in-ear or over-ear headphones is that the wire easily tangles. This is a large problem with earbuds in particular, as they can fit in pockets and bags easily, making them more prone to tangling.

Bluetooth headphones help resolve this issue by becoming completely wireless. This means that it’s possible to get up while watching your show without being tethered to your device. You can even move to another room, and they can still work effectively.

It’s important to know that you won’t be getting the same sound quality as wired headphones. However, as Bluetooth technology has expanded, the difference between wired and wireless headphone sound is becoming harder to discern.

Radio Frequency Headphones

If you want a wireless headphone but you’re looking for something other than Bluetooth, there are also radio frequency headphones available. These headphones usually come with their own RF transmitter that enables you to connect to your TV.

The setup is usually just as easy as Bluetooth headphones, as the RF transmitter or docking station will connect to any device that has RCA audio output. This makes this a great option if your TV isn’t capable of connecting to Bluetooth, and you don’t want to purchase an additional bluetooth adapter.

However, one of the main caveats with radio frequency headphones is their susceptibility to interference. This means that radios, phones, and microwaves may interrupt your viewing experience.

Infrared Headphones

If you want wireless headphones but the same sound quality as wired, then we recommend looking into infrared headphones. Not only do they produce great sound, but you also don’t have to deal with the occasional interference that you do with radio frequency headphones.

However, it’s important to remember that infrared is a line-of-sight technology. This means that your range is limited, and you’ll need to stay within the same area as your television.

These headphones also need an IF transmitter to operate, and there needs to be an unobstructed, clear line of sight between the transmitter and the headphones for them to work properly. This may be hard to achieve depending on the layout of your room.

Hearing Aid Compatible Headphones

Now that you know the main types of headphones, can you wear any of them if you also have hearing aids? The answer is yes. However, it’s important to remember to keep the volume at safe levels in order to avoid further degradation of your hearing.

For this reason, it’s often recommended to go with noise-cancelling headphones if you have hearing aids. This is because people are often tempted to turn the headphone volume up to dangerous levels because of the environmental sounds around them. With noise-cancelling headphones, it’s easier to keep the volume at a safe level with hearing aids.

Here’s a brief overview of the type of headphones that are best with your type of hearing aid:

Bone-Conduction Headphones

  • In-the-ear (ITE)
  • In-the-canal (ITC)
  • Completely-in-canal (CIC)
  • Invisible-in-canal (IIC)

On-Ear Headphones

  • Completely-in-canal (CIC)
  • Invisible-in-canal (IIC)
  • In-the-ear (ITE) (Feedback may occur)
  • In-the-canal (ITC) (Feedback may occur)
Over-Ear Headphones

  • In-the-ear (ITE)
  • In-the-canal (ITC)
  • Completely-in-canal (CIC)
  • Invisible-in-canal (IIC)
  • Behind-the-ear (BTE) (Feedback may occur)
  • Receiver-in-canal (RIC) (Feedback may occur)
Unfortunately, you won’t be able to wear earbuds with hearing aids. People with BTE and RIC hearing aids can also look for extra large over-ear headphones in order to try and avoid feedback, also known as circumaural headphones.

Watching TV With Hearing Impairment

Now that you’re more knowledgeable about the different types of wireless TV headphones for seniors available, how can they improve your lifestyle if you’re living with a hearing impairment? Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

Watching Untethered

We recommend wireless headphones because you’ll be able to watch comfortably and untethered. If you need to adjust your seating position or get up and get a drink, you won’t have to worry about the extra step of unplugging your headphones.

If your couch or armchair is far away from your television, long wired headphones may present a tripping hazard. You may also have to sit uncomfortably close to your television.

Noise Reduction

If you live in a noisy area or with several people, you know that watching the TV at a comfortable sound level can sometimes seem impossible. With wireless headphones, you’ll be able to watch in comfort without needing subtitles on 24/7.

While all headphones will provide some level of noise reduction, you can also consider purchasing noise-cancelling headphones for full immersion.

Improved Relationships

Sometimes finding the right time to watch TV can be hard if you’re living with people who are still working from home. Other times, you may want to watch while other people are sleeping.

Wireless headphones can reduce friction in the home and present a win-win situation–you’ll be able to watch TV without distracting your loved ones.

Comfort

Since manufacturers recognize that you’ll be wearing your wireless headphones for longer amounts of time as you watch TV shows and movies, they’re motivated to make them as comfortable as possible.

Many headphones are lightweight and made of soft material so that you can wear them without getting sore or uncomfortable, regardless of whether they’re over-ear or in-ear.

Best Wireless TV Headphones for Seniors

Now that you know about all the different types of wireless TV headphones for seniors as well as what would work best if you wear hearing aids, it’s time to make your purchase decision! We’ve based our reviews through unbiased research on a number of factors, such as customer reviews, sound quality, cost, comfort, warranty periods, and more.

After you read our reviews, it’s important to read the product’s reviews as well as description yourself. You may also be able to walk into your local tech store and try on the headphones yourself. Even if a product is five stars, it’s also important that you feel comfortable wearing it for long amounts of time. 

AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones

Best Overall

If you’re looking for a pair of high-quality wireless TV headphones for seniors at a reasonable price, our top recommendation is the AudioRange OTE-1000. They’re currently on sale for $109.99.

The first striking detail about these headphones is that they come with an attractive pyramid-shaped dock. When you’re not using them, they’ll look good on any table or entertainment system.

Another unique aspect of the headphones is that they are specially tuned for seniors to hear voice audio more clearly, compared to other headphones that focus on gaming or perfect sound stage reproduction. Moreover, it has an impressive range of 100 ft indoors which means you can walk around the room and adjust your position without any worry about a drop in sound quality.

Last but not least, a 2.4 GHz frequency means that these headphones are low-latency. You will experience little to no interference at this frequency, and headphones on this radio frequency have higher-quality sound than Bluetooth is capable of producing.

When you’re watching TV, this translates into no lip-sync delays!

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Large intuitive buttons
  • Includes a one-year limited warranty
  • 10 hour usage time
  • Lighter than other headphones
  • No pairing required

MEE Audio Matrix Cinema ANC Bluetooth Wireless Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

Best Battery Life

Noise-cancelling headphones are our top recommendation for people with hearing aids in order to avoid turning up the volume to excessive levels. These over-ear wireless TV headphones for seniors are also comfortable for most hearing aids.

We were impressed by the number of features that these headphones come with for the price of $149. CinemaEAR enhances the audio of any music or show you’re watching by allowing you to switch between several different profiles. 

One of the best features of these headphones is that they boast an impressive battery life of up to 33 hours with noise-cancelling off. They’ll also last up to 20 hours with noise-cancelling on with a charging time of two hours.

However, we wouldn’t recommend these headphones if you find over-ear headphones uncomfortable. Noise-cancelling is also a feature that isn’t necessary in order to enjoy high-quality audio.

If you have issues hearing dialogue, the inclusion of Clear Voice Mode does more than boost the volume–the brand also claims that it improves clarity and speech intelligibility. These headphones also include a number of other features.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Built-in headset to answer calls
  • Folds flat for convenient travel
  • Cable included to be used as a wired headphone
  • Status notification lights can be disabled
  • Memory foam pads for comfort

Avantree Ensemble Wireless Headphone for TV Watching

Best With Bluetooth

Bluetooth is one of the top technologies to use for wireless TV headphones for seniors because most televisions today have Bluetooth connectivity built-in. Even if your TV doesn’t, it’s easy to purchase and plug-in an adapter.

These Avantree headphones are one of the best when it comes to Bluetooth, as they have Bluetooth 5.0 which enables you to simply “plug and play.” Your headphones will automatically pair with any nearby Bluetooth-enabled devices without any extra steps.

We also appreciate the fact that you never have to worry about recharging your headphones. It comes with a dock so that when you’re done using them, you simply place them back on the dock. When fully charged, Avantree Ensemble headphones can last a full 35 hours.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Low latency
  • Multi-format audio support
  • Affordable $89.99 price
  • Numerous five-star reviews
  • Works with most TVs

Audio Range ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphones

Most Comfortable

In-ear headphones are notorious for being uncomfortable, but if you’re looking for the rare pair that doesn’t follow this trend, we recommend Audio Range. These in-ear wireless TV headphones for seniors fit comfortably in your ear canal with the dock hanging below in front of your chest or behind depending on your preference.

Two of the main benefits is that no pairing is required, and you won’t experience any lip-sync delay while you’re listening.

Unfortunately, in-ear headphones are compatible with hearing aids. Although the brand claims it’s compatible with nearly every TV on the market, it’s still recommended to check to make sure by looking through their support guide.

With a normal price of $159.99 and on sale for $129.99, we believe both prices are fair due to the number of features and quality of the product.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Flexible 100 ft range
  • 2.4 GHz frequency
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • One-year limited warranty
  • 10 hour battery life

Sennheiser RS 5000

Best Sound Quality

If you don’t like the feel of over-ear or on-hear headphones but you don’t want to sacrifice sound quality, we recommend taking a look at the Sennheiser RS 5000. At $249.95 these are premium headphones that provide multiple hearing profiles in order to enhance your shows or music.

The Speech Intelligibility function dynamically reduces background noise that’s part of the show without ruining the experience. You’ll be able to hear dialogue clearly without needing the aid of subtitles.

We were also impressed by the emphasis on comfort and style–these are lightweight wireless TV headphones for seniors that include a docking station that has a minimal profile when placed on your table.

Because of the lightweight build, we feel that even people who don’t like earbuds may find something to like in these headphones. However, at $249 it may be cost-prohibitive for many.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Adjust left and right volume to balance the sound
  • Has a range of up to 70m
  • 12 hours of playing time
  • Ultra-light
  • Reminds you when it’s time to charge the battery

Jelly Comb YH690 Wireless TV Headphone

Best Value

If you’re looking for affordable headphones that still produce decent quality sound, look no further than this Jelly Comb model. At only $59.99, this is an affordable price for over-ear headphones that still include numerous features. If you’re worried about sound quality at this price, the brand claims that the headphones produce clear and loud stereo sound with no statics.

We also appreciate the emphasis on comfort with soft skin earpads and an adjustable, leather-wrapped headband. This means that you can watch for long amounts of time without feeling uncomfortable by cumbersome headphones.

These wireless TV headphones for seniors also have the ability to stay connected for up to 98 ft. The main con to these headphones is that they come with an RF transmitter, so if you want headphones that work through Bluetooth, you’ll need to look elsewhere. There is also the chance of running into some interference from nearby devices when it comes to using radio frequency headphones.

ZVOX Dialogue Clarifying Soundbar with AccuVoice Hearing Aid Technology

Features

  • Compatible with 99% of TVs on the market
  • 15 hours of battery life on one charge
  • Auto connection for “plug and play”
  • One transmitter works with multiple headphones
  • Over a hundred five-star reviews

Conclusion

When it comes to purchasing your first pair of wireless TV headphones for seniors, the number of choices may seem daunting at first. We recommend considering your comfort and lifestyle first before narrowing down your choices. For instance, if you have hearing aids, you’ll want to consider over-ear or on-ear headphones depending on what kind of hearing aids you have.

Next, consider your budget and the sound quality you’re expecting. Higher-end models tend to cost upwards of $200, but you’ll enjoy a large range of sound frequencies as well as several sound profiles to switch between depending on the type of media you’re listening to.

This can be extremely helpful if you have trouble hearing dialogue, as many higher-end headphone models come with the ability to isolate dialogue by quieting the background noise of shows or movies.

Last but not least, if you’re not used to on-ear or over-hear headphones, we recommend trying some on at your local tech store. This will give you a good idea of what to expect for the headphones that you’re interested in and whether you feel comfortable.

Once you purchase your headphones, you’ll find that watching television is a far more comfortable experience–especially if you live in noisy areas or live with loved ones. No matter what your schedules are, you can enjoy music, movies, or a show without distracting them or waking them up.

Even better, wireless headphones for seniors give you the flexibility to watch TV in comfort and walk around or outside the room without needing to completely disconnect from the show you’re watching.

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TV Ears Review

TV Ears Review

Updated for May, 2022

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Our TV Ears Review

If you or a loved one has age-related hearing loss, it can be challenging to watch your favorite television shows or listen to music. Many people may turn the volume up; however, this can disturb family and friends around doing other activities. Learn more through our TV Ears review.

For more than 30 years, TV Ears has consistently delivered high-quality listening devices that are easy to use and help improve its customers' quality of life. TV Ears offers multiple wireless headsets and speakers that are reliable, affordable, and enhance your favorite TV show or program's overall listening experience.

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Types of TV Ears Wireless TV Headsets

When choosing a TV Ears listening device, it’s essential to consider your lifestyle and needs first. Whether you are suffering from hearing loss, have a hearing disability, or prefer earbuds over speakers, research is a priority to ensure you choose the best device for you. Our TV Ears review can help you better understand the myriad of their products. These include:

Original

The Original TV Ears device only works with analog televisions.

Digital

This device works with digital or analog televisions, including TVs with SRS or PCM sound systems.

Long Range Headset System

This device features TV Ears’ Long Range technology, up to 50 feet, which allows you to move freely around your home while listening to your favorite TV show or program.

Dual Digital

With twice the TV Ears Digital device's power, the Dual Digital has been designed for digital and analog televisions. It also comes with two headsets, 13 light-emitting diodes, and a transmitter that secures both headsets in place while charging.

Long Range Headphones

TV Ears “Voice Clarifying Headphones” feature the company’s Long Range technology, which allows you to move up to 100 feet freely at home.

Products & Services

After more than three decades in business, TV Ears has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality listening devices for seniors with hearing loss. With each device, customers benefit from a lightweight headset that is easy to use, comfortable to wear and provides high-quality sound while watching their favorite TV show.

If you’re on a budget, don’t worry! TV Ears offers multiple products at various price points, which means you can find a suitable assistive listening device to meet your needs. TV Ears products come with a rechargeable battery and accessories that can enhance your overall experience.

Original

The Original TV Ears device allows you to listen to your favorite TV show as loud as you want without disturbing your family and friends. It’s also an excellent option for those who prefer headphones and only have analog televisions. The lightweight wireless headset allows you to move about your home with ease, and the battery lasts up to six hours.

Features

  • Headset Dimensions: 8″ x 5.4375″ x 0.6875″
  • Transmitter Dimensions: 1.4″ x 4.12″ x 3.625″
  • Transmission Type: Infrared, Mono
  • Audio Frequency Response: 20— 20,000 Hz
  • Transmission Frequency: 2.3MHz
  • Max SPL: 120dB

Pros
Comfortable, lightweight design
Reduces background noise
TV and headset volume function separately
Cons
Limited connection options
No bluetooth

Digital

One of the most popular TV Ears devices, the Digital device, is an excellent option for seniors who need the volume higher or lower than their loved one. TV Ears’ Digital system works with TVs with Dolby, SRS, PCM sound systems, and LCD and Plasma televisions . The Digital is twice as powerful as the TV Ears Original, enhances sounds up to 120 decibels, and comes with a 30-day back money guarantee.

Features

  • Headset Dimensions: 8″ x 5.4375″ x 0.6875″
  • Transmitter Dimensions: 1.4″ x 4.12″ x 3.625″
  • Transmission Type: Infrared, Mono
  • Audio Frequency Response: 20— 20,000 Hz
  • Transmission Frequency: 2.3MHz
  • Max SPL: 120dB

Pros
Works with Dolby, SRS, and PCM systems
Lightweight design
Reduces background noise
Cons
Short battery life

Dual Digital

If you and your loved one both have hearing loss, the Dual Digital system is a wise choice. This device features both double the power and number of light-emitting diodes of the single digital network. The Dual Digital also comes with two headsets, a rechargeable battery, and works with digital and analog televisions.

Features

  • Headset Dimensions: 8″ x 5.4375″ x 0.6875″
  • Transmitter Dimensions: 1.4″ x 4.12″ x 3.625″
  • Transmission Type: Infrared, Mono
  • Audio Frequency Response: 20— 20,000 Hz
  • Transmission Frequency: 2.3MHz
  • Max SPL: 120dB

Pros
Comes with two headsets
Easy to use
Bluetooth
Cons
Transmission is line of sight

Long Range Headset System

The Long Range Headset system is an attractive option to accommodate all levels of hearing loss. Whether your case is mild or severe, the device features UHF technology, which allows you to listen to the TV up to 50 feet away from the transmitter. It also features Tv Ears “under the chin” design, which means you can use it comfortably for long periods. The headset is lightweight at two ounces, has volume and tone control, and can even work with the soundbar.

Features

  • Headset Dimensions: 8″ x 5.4375″ x 0.6875″
  • Transmitter Dimensions: 1.48” x 4.33” x 3.58”
  • Transmission Type: UHF
  • Audio Frequency Response: 65- 20,000 Hz
  • Transmission Frequency: 5.8 GHz
  • Max SPL: 120dB

Pros
"Under the chin" design
50 foot range
No pairing necessary
Cons
Short battery life
No bluetooth

Accessories For TV Ears Wireless Headsets

No matter what type of TV Ears Wireless Headset you choose, you can make it a more comfortable experience with these available accessories. These include:
  • Original Transmitter
  • Digital Transmitter
  • Headset
  • Long Range Headset
  • Battery Replacement
  • Slide Tips
Just like when choosing the right type of scooter, consider your daily life and how each accessory can make your life easier.

Cost

When it comes to costs, TV Ears prices align with industry pricing. After reviewing third-party sellers on Amazon and other retailer's e-commerce websites, the cost for new wireless TV headphones ranges between $60 to $400, with mid-range options in the $115 to $200 range. Before purchasing your new listening device, you must research multiple brands for a price, especially if you’re on a budget, to ensure you make the best decision to meet your needs.

Product Name Cost
TV Ears Original $116.96
TV Ears Digital $152.96
TV Ears Long Range Headset System $170.96
TV Ears Dual Digital $197.

Savings Opportunities

Currently, TV Ears is offering 10 percent of all its products.

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Customer Support and Reviews

After reading through dozens of TV Ears review information on various websites, including Amazon and the Better Business Bureau, we found that most customers are happy with TV Ears Wireless Headsets. Many expressed their happiness with the high-quality sound, high comfort level, and long-lasting battery life of the products. People were pleased the products were easy to set up and easy to use. Customers who left negative reviews stated they had experienced poor customer service and technical support. Others also cited issues with the sound and comfort of the product.

“I LOVE THESE THINGS! I am a night owl, and my husband goes to bed at 10 p.m. The TV is right against our bedroom wall, so for years, I have worn earbuds plugged into the Roku remote and hassled with the wire getting tangled in my throw, cushions, and arms. These TV Ears work so well; I never want to be without them. The sound is so clear, and I barely have to turn the volume up at all. The longest I have worn them was when I first got them. I watched TV for 7 hours straight [when] I was binge-watching a series, and the battery didn't run out, nor did the sound quality diminish. I was very impressed with that. I wear them up on my head like other headphones instead of down against my chest (which is uncomfortable and restricting me). I use mini claw hair clips to keep them in place; works like a charm. Just make sure you have the front of the headphones facing the receiver, or you may get static.”

— Debra Lucas via Amazon

“These are amazing! I highly recommend these to anyone who has hearing loss. These are also great for one person to watch TV with no sound from the TV while the other can read in pure quiet. They are also useful to hear muffled voices on programs that are hard to hear or with more background noise. Great product, but make sure to connect the source to the Cable box itself, not to the TV.”

— Dr. D. A. Dworaczyk via Amazon

“I ordered this product from Amazon. It arrived with one defective foam ear tip, so I called TV Ears directly and was told they could not send me one foam ear tip. I called Amazon and was given a refund, which is the equivalent of a set of ear tips.”

— Constance D. via Better Business Bureau

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Which TV Ears Wireless Headset Is Right For You?

When choosing the best TV Ears Wireless TV Headset, it’s essential to consider your lifestyle and budget. Each TV Ears wireless headphones serves various purposes, so we recommend that you do your research first to choose the best listening device that fits your needs.

It’s also important to know that TV Ears listening devices are compatible with all TV models and brands and come with a rechargeable battery with a usage time of up to six hours. These products also provide maximum comfort because they are lightweight. TV Ears also has a coverage area up to 600 feet, so you can move freely around your home while never missing a word of your favorite TV show.

The Bottom Line

Based on our TV Ears Review, if you have hearing loss or are experiencing trouble hearing your favorite programs, TV Ears has exceptional devices designed to enhance your overall television watching experience. Whether you prefer earbuds, need multiple headsets, or only have an analog television, TV Ears has many affordable options to meet your needs.

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AudioRange OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones Review

AudioRange is passionate about providing high-quality listening devices for seniors. Currently, their product line includes lightweight, transportable speakers and headphones. The OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones, the high-tech company’s latest product, works with nearly all TV brands and models and streaming services and devices. These over-the-ear headphones are lightweight and adjustable with a wireless range up to 100 feet.

AudioRange is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience, and customers can contact support 24/7 via email or by calling the customer support phone number listed on their website. Additionally, these rechargeable headphones are an excellent value at $109.99.

Our Rating:

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Pros

  • Easy to set up and use
  • Wireless headphones are rechargeable
  • No pairing required
  • Up to 25% lighter than other headphones

Cons

  • Traditional headphones are heavier than headsets

Our Verdict

The OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones is perfect for anyone who has a hard time hearing their favorite TV show or finds themselves in disagreement about the volume level with their family. This high-quality listening device is easy to set up and easy to use. No batteries are required to use the wireless headphones. They are rechargeable, providing up to 10 hours of use. These over-the-ear headphones are also lightweight. Users can move about their home while using the headphones since its wireless range is up to 100 feet.

OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones Review

The OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones is perfect for seniors who suffer from hearing loss, have trouble hearing the television, or require a higher listening volume than their loved ones. The OTE-1000 is considered a classic pair of headphones. The band connecting both sides goes across the top of the user’s head, and the ear cushions cover the ears. To find the perfect fit, users can manipulate and press together the headphones. These wireless TV over-the-ear headphones are also compatible with nearly all TV brands and models and streaming services and devices. With a wireless range of up to 100 feet, users do not have to strain to hear the TV volume if they are in the kitchen cooking or talking with a loved one. Additionally, if you’re on a budget, the OTE-1000 is an affordable listening device at $109.99 $89.99.

OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones Features and Specifications

The OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones is a lightweight headphone set that does not require any pairing, allowing for easy set up and use. Batteries aren’t needed because the wireless headphones are rechargeable, and can operate for up to 10 hours on a single charge. With the OTE-1000, you can move freely about your home while listening to your favorite TV program. The wireless range for the device is up to 100 feet.

 

  • Cost: $109.99
  • Volume control
  • Wireless Headphones
  • Range: up to 100 ft indoors; 200 ft in an open field

    • Large, conveniently located buttons
    • Frequency: 2.4GHz
    • Usage time: Up to 10 hours
    • One-year limited warranty

How to Use the OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones

You should have no trouble unpacking the contents of the OTE-1000 headphones and setting it up on your own. We recommend removing all of the contents from the box first and setting them aside — wireless over-the-ear headphones, docking station, AC adapter, RCA cable, Optical cable, and user guide — before initial set up.

First, you’ll want to charge your over-the-ear headphones (allow up to two hours). Plug the AC adapter into the dock and place the headphones on the port to start charging. Next, press and hold the POWER button for three seconds until the blue LED indicator comes on. Then, locate the audio connections on the back of your television. If you are using 3.5mm/RCA connections, turn on your TV first.

Depending on your TV connection, users should note two options for using the RCA cable. With the first option, plug the red/white RCA cables into the TV’s matching ports. Next, plug the 3.5mm in-line jack into the dock. With the second option, plug the 3.5mm in-line jack into the TV. Then plug the red/white RCA cables into the matching ports on the dock. Make sure the switch on the side of the dock is on “Analog.”

If you are using an Optical connection instead, you can follow the setup guide’s instructions to connect your OTE-1000 to the TV appropriately.

You can see a step-by-step video tutorial about how to use these headphones here

About AudioRange

AudioRange is passionate about providing high-quality listening devices for seniors. Their product line currently includes lightweight speakers and headphones.

Along with the OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones, AudioRange also offers the SPK-1000FM Wireless TV Speaker. If you suffer from hearing loss, this wireless speaker will help you hear your TV clearly and adjust the volume to fit your needs. The SPK-1000FM is perfect for listening to music, watching TV/movies, playing video games, and much more.

AudioRange also offers the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphone. These headphones are for anyone who has trouble hearing the TV or requires a higher listening volume than others. The ITE-1000’s earbuds fit just inside the ear, provide high-quality sound, and can be manipulated and pressed together for the perfect fit.

Additionally, the ITE-1000 In-Ear TV Headphone is compatible with nearly all TV brands and models and connects to streaming devices and streaming services. All AudioRange products come with a 30-day money-back guarantee and a one-year limited warranty.

Customer Service and Reviews

AudioRange is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience, and offers a 30-day money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied with your purchase. You can send the product back for free, and AudioRange will handle the shipping costs. All you need to do is contact customer support via email to start the process.

AudioRange makes it easy for customers to get the help they need promptly. Not only does AudioRange provide its email and telephone number on the AudioRange website’s Support page, but the high-tech company also provides support help for each product offering. Additionally, AudioRange has an FAQ page for generally asked questions, troubleshooting and warranty information, and repairs.

Cost

The cost of AudioRange’s OTE-1000 Wireless TV Headphones is a great value compared to other brands at $109.99.  Many other companies price their wireless TV headphones around the same price as AudioRange or higher. Additionally, after-sales customer support is a huge perk. Even better, AudioRange will pay for the shipping. Your purchase also comes with a limited one-year warranty in the event you experience any damage or malfunctions.

Quality

With its synthetic polymer resin, the OTE-1000 has been made to last while remaining lightweight. Additionally, it is 25% lighter than comparable headphones. AudioRange also gives its customers a one-year limited warranty, as well as a two-year warranty on its electrical and electronic components after the warranty expires.

Conclusion

If you’re looking for a high-quality listening device that provides maximum comfort, quality sound, and easy-to-use and easy-to-setup, the OTE-1000 is a best-bet investment. You can take these lightweight over-the-ear headphones with you anywhere as it is compatible with most TV brands and models and streaming services and devices. These headphones provide a seamless experience with their wireless range of 100 feet coupled with 10-hour battery life, meaning no batteries are necessary for use, a huge convenience. Ultimately, suppose you’re a senior having a hard time hearing your favorite TV show or find yourself in disagreement about the volume level with family. In that case, the OTE-1000 is an excellent option if you never want to miss another word again.

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