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I have high frequency hearing loss that hearing aids have little impact on. I'm wondering if subject headphones would help me when I watch TV. At present, I turn the volume up high on the TV which causes others to leave the room. I've been to a few websites that advertise them, but I can't relate their technical specifications to my condition.

 

Has anyone had any personal experience with these? Does anyone have any recommendations?

 

Thanks

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my FIL just got a set up and he loves it..plugs into the tv, has wireless headphones, and his volume has nothing to do with the volume of the TV.....

 

I will ask them tonight what the make and model is....but he loves it, but my MIL loves it even more...

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Please...More info ASAP.

 

My wife has 80% hearing loss on one side and nearly 90% on the other. Her tinnitus drives her to distraction. She hides it well and has learned to compensate in public, but when we are home watching TV, it's unbearable and I have to leave.:(

 

She has tried all of the usual stuff short of custom made hearing aids, and we are really looking for an alternative.

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i am waiting to hear back, its basically a small tower that sits right next to the TV with a pair of wireless headphones...the nice ones that have the soft foam piece that encapsulates the entire ear...and the headphones have the volume control on the side of the headphones...

 

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honestly i dont think my FIl's hearing is that bad, although he does wear hearing aids.....id imagine she woould just have to turn it up higher than my FIL does, but im not sure what that means as far as doing more harm....

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Global Assistive Devices



 



Sony



 



Senheiser



 



Beetle



 



 



All make good stuff, GAD is cheaper. 



 



 



Google Assisted Listening Devices (or "assisted")



 



 



 



They should be bought and used AFTER a trip to the ear Dr.!!!


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Thanks Man.

I've seen these things advertised on TV, but I don't want to build up her hopes and end up with some "As Seen on TV" junk.

 

I started looking seriously after you posts and I'm leaning towards one of the senheisers, but I'll shop a bit more and look into some others including the GAD items too.

 

If these things work out, It will represent a MAJOR positive change for my family.

 

She had surgery in one ear that was very beneficial 16 years ago, but the condition has returned and is inoperable. After seeing several specialists, we were told that she should either get hearing aids or simply learn to live with severely diminished hearing and tinnitus. Both options are depressing. If I can spend a few bucks to make her TV and music listening better, I'll gladly do it. Hell, I'd give her one of my own ears if I could.:(

 

Thanks.

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I have high frequency hearing loss that hearing aids have little impact on. I'm wondering if subject headphones would help me when I watch TV. At present, I turn the volume up high on the TV which causes others to leave the room. I've been to a few websites that advertise them, but I can't relate their technical specifications to my condition.

Has anyone had any personal experience with these? Does anyone have any recommendations?

Thanks

 

I too have the same problem, be very interested in getting something like that also. I have hearing aids and no longer wear them because the sound amplification helped a little but gave me major headaches and sore ears.

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I use these, there is none better. Not sold in the US (Japaneese model), but you can buy them online. You can also buy multiple headsets for a single base unit.



Pioneer se-DRS3000C Digital Cordless Surround Sound System



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I wear a hearing aid in one ear and I am deaf in the other. I use the Sony wireless headphones right over the hearing aid. I like to be able to adjust the volume as I need to without bothering my wife.

The Sony headphones are sold for about $100 at Best Buy.

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Sennheiser 120s, 160s, or 180s. All are on the pricier side, but the frequency response is second to none. They are lightweight and have a range of 45 feet.

 

You plug the receiver into the TV and turn em on. No Bluetooth to worry about. They just work!! Rechargeable batteries are in the ear pieces and when you are done with them, you just put them back in the charging cradle.

 

I was born with a cholesteatoma and was completely deaf in my left ear, and after 9 operations in LA, my hearing was restored. Based on the reconstructive surgery, my ear canal was "re-routed." I have a noticeable difference between my ears even though all tests come back normal.

 

I'm 28 and work in the audio field. I got turned onto these headphones and have been using them for a few years. I recently splurged and bought the 220s, but that's just me.

 

Feel free to PM if you have any questions. I've had hearing issues for my entire life and have been able to compensate for them and work in an industry where your ears matter :)

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