TV listening - Action On Hearing Loss: RNID

TV listening

One of the first signs of hearing loss is that you find the TV hard to hear without turning up the volume so loud that your neighbours can hear what you’re watching.

A man and a woman watching television.

We have lots of products to help, but what’s the right solution for you?

There are four main product areas that are used for TV watching so we’ll look at each one in turn.

You can also visit the Action on Hearing Loss shop to view our wide range of TV listening products.

A woman watching television with the aid of a TV listener.

TV listeners

These products are excellent for TV and stereo listening. The base unit plugs directly into the TV and then wirelessly sends the sound to a neckloop or stethoset receiver.
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A room loop connected to a TV system.

Room loops

A loop is an amplifier that has a wire which goes around the perimeter of the room and plugs into the TV. The sound is then sent directly to your hearing aid (when switched to your T setting).
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A woman watching television with the aid of a personal listener.

Personal listeners

These are mobile phone sized products that amplify sound and transfer it to your ears via a variety of options.
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A woman watching television with the aid of an elite listener.

Elite listeners

These are similar to personal listeners, but they come in two parts: a transmitter and a receiver.
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