TV Listening – Wireless Infrared Receivers & Infrared Transmitters

TV listening systems by Williams Sound & Sennheiser are ADA compliant IR sound systems using infrared transmitters & infrared receivers. Listening to TV without a hearing aid is now possible for many people with hearing loss. Many people with hearing loss are finding that listening to their favorite TV program has become a solitary experience. Turning up the volume on… Read the rest

ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Devices (Part 3)

Part 3 – Helpful Information on Hearing Loss Hearing loss is more common than you might think. In fact for every person who might be legally classified as deaf, there are many more who are burdened by hearing impairment. Nor is this only a problem for people over 50. Increasingly, due to recreational and environmental noise, hearing loss is occurring… Read the rest

ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Devices

Alerting Devices & Alarms – Amplified Telephones ALDs is the abbreviation currently in vogue for assistive listening devices – products which are truly “life enhancing.” If you are a past visitor to our website, you already know that Audiolinks has a significant number of ADA compliant products available to the hearing impaired. Now, we are expanding our offerings in the… Read the rest

7 Danger Signs of Noise Induced Hearing Loss – NIHL

Are you at risk for noise related hearing loss? Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Every day we experience normal sounds in our environment like television, radio, 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… Read the rest

10 Things To Do To Preserve Your Hearing & Maintain Quality of Life

How To Protect From Some Forms of Hearing Loss General Tips to Preserve Your Hearing: Limit your exposure to noisy activities and loud environments. At home, turn down the volume on the television, radio, stereos and walkmans. Wear ear plugs or muffs when using loud equipment (i.e. lawn mowers, power saw, leaf blower). Foam plugs are available at your pharmacy… Read the rest

3 Benefits to Renting A Tour Guide System

What is a tour guide system? Tour guide systems provide audio reinforcement in in situations when a speaker’s voice must overcome distance and background noise (such as a factory tour). Tour guide systems consist of a wireless transmitter with a microphone that broadcasts the voice of the tour leader or the interpreter to individual receivers with headphones or earbuds. The… Read the rest

Personal Amplifiers Help Kids Hear Better in School

Are your kids falling behind at school? Portable personal amplifiers could be a solution. Many students with hearing problems — both diagnosed and undiagnosed — will lose valuable classroom time simply because they can’t hear. In addition to the obvious problem of not comprehending the teacher’s lessons, there’s an additional (and very common) problem with hearing-impaired students losing focus due… Read the rest

3 FM Receivers for 3 Assisted Hearing Applications

Which FM Receiver is Ideal for You? Single-Channel, Multi-Channel; Field-Tunable, User-Tunable: in the world of FM hearing assistance receivers, it’s easy to get lost in the options. Industry-leading hearing assistance manufacturer Williams Sound recently introduced their newest receiver: The R37. Unlike its predecessor, the R35, the R37 features push-button tuning to automatically zero in on the correct transmission. But despite… Read the rest

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

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 you’ve probably noticed some key differences, especially when it comes to price. What’s the difference between VHF and UHF wireless systems, and which is the ideal choice for you? What’s the Difference Between the VHF &… Read the rest

Don’t Miss Holiday Memories Because of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a fact of life. Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, much of it undiagnosed. What’s more, only about a quarter of Americans with hearing loss use a hearing aid. Undiagnosed hearing loss, a lack of hearing assistance, and loud holiday gatherings can create a perfect storm that can lead to mis-communication and… Read the rest