VHF vs. UHF: What Wireless FM System Is Ideal for You?

May 3, 2011 | Leave a comment

If you’re in the market for a wireless microphone (or assisted hearing system), chances are you’ve checked out both VHF and UHF models.

And, chances are, you’ve noticed some key differences: Not the least of them being price.

What’s the difference between VHF and UHF wireless systems, and which is the ideal choice for you?

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Rent or Buy Audio Gear

April 1, 2011 | Leave a comment

Should you rent or buy audio gear? There’s no easy answer to whether you’re better served by a purchase or a rental.

On one hand, rental can be a cost-effective short term solution to supply audio for your events. On the other hand, gear purchased for multiple events can easily repay your investment over time.

Ask yourself these 5 questions before you decide whether to buy or rent audio equipment for your next event!

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How To Save Your Voice & Help Kids Learn

September 14, 2010 | Leave a comment

Teachers agree: Not only do kids learn better with classroom amplification systems, but also they give instructors’ voices a much-needed break!

But a PA system can only reach students without hearing loss. How can students with mild hearing impairment hear your lessons too?

Here’s how an ADA compliant wireless assistive listening system can further extend the sound of your voice, and help all your students make the grade.

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How Assistive Listening Systems Enhance Worship for Everyone

June 15, 2010 | Leave a comment

The right assistive listening system for your place of worship will fulfill ADA regulations requiring hearing assistance at public gatherings. Assistive listening devices also enhance your congregation’s experience by making religious services and group activities accessible to everyone!

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Are Assistive Listening Devices Safe to Use With Pacemakers?

May 27, 2010 | Leave a comment

Which assistive listening device or portable personal amplifier is safest to use if you also wear a pacemaker?

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Stay Alert With Assistive Listening Devices

April 23, 2010 | Leave a comment

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) include alerting systems that use flashing lights or vibrations to let you know when someone’s at the door or when it’s time to get out of bed.

These alerting systems are not only a boon to the life of the hearing impaired, but also great solutions for alerting anyone who lives or works in a noisy environment, such as nightclubs or warehouses.

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5 Hearing Protection Tips for Audio Pros

April 20, 2010 | Leave a comment

From concert halls and nightclubs to recording studios, audio engineers and musicians are pumping up the volume more than ever before.

And as hearing loss begins to take its toll, they’re also facing the music.

What steps can audio engineers and musicians take to safeguard against hearing loss?

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10 Steps to Combat Hearing Loss

April 13, 2010 | Leave a comment

Hearing loss has reached epidemic proportions in modern life.

As many as 10 million Americans have already suffered irreversible hearing loss. 30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels each day.

If you suffer from hearing loss, what can you do to avoid further damage and preserve the hearing you have?

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Are You at Risk for Noise Induced Hearing Loss?

April 1, 2010 | Leave a comment

Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. But noise is a part of everyday life: from television and stereos to automobiles, buses and trucks.

When an individual is exposed to harmful sounds that are too loud or extended over time, sensitive structures of the inner ear can be damaged causing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).

What are the signals that your environment could be damaging your hearing?

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