Tag Archives: Sennheiser

Soundwave Sontro OTC Hearing Aids: Average Performance, Decent Price

After testing a large bulk of the available OTC hearing aids over the last year plus, I believe models powered by single-use batteries are, well, stupid, especially with the wealth of rechargeable alternatives now available. Tiny hearing aid batteries are … Continue reading

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OTC Hearing Aids: A Retailers Guide, Part 2

OTC hearing aids are not exactly sexy products. The customer base is anything other than trendy youth, and the sales incentive is more reluctant need than desire fulfillment. But just how potentially lucrative is the OTC hearing aid market? Read the rest … Continue reading

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OTC Hearing Aids: A Retailers Guide, Part 1

What, exactly, are “over-the-counter” hearing aids? What’s with all the FDA regulations? What are the types of products available? What is the retailer’s opportunity? Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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Review: Sennheiser All-Day Clear – High-Quality Sound with a Catch

Sennheiser’s All-Day Clear over-the-counter (OTC) self-fitting hearing aids ($1,399), developed with Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova, present a conundrum. They have the potential to be the best OTC hearing aids that can also serve as Bluetooth headphones, producing excellent sound quality untuned … Continue reading

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Tested: Can Regular Bluetooth Earbuds Be Used as Hearing Aids?

During this first year that over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids became available, four major types of solutions for those with mild to moderate hearing loss have emerged: However, a potential fifth class of “hearing aid” has recently emerged – standard Bluetooth … Continue reading

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Face-Off: Noise-Canceling True Wireless Earbuds

While isolation is a novel and challenging concept for many folks during these strange times, isolation from external sound is considered nirvana by music aficionados. Also, donning a pair of cans or buds and turning the music up to 11 … Continue reading

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True Wireless Earbuds: AirPods and Alternatives

You may be excused if you thought that Apple’s AirPods are the first and only so-called “true wireless” earphones—completely cordless in-ear “buds” that connect both with each other and to your smartphone via Bluetooth—since their distinctive white sticks seem to … Continue reading

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The Best True-Wireless Earbuds

Wander around any urban center and you’ll spot a surfeit of the white stick Apple AirPods sticking out of people’s ears. They are the market leader in a new category of Bluetooth headphones dubbed “true wireless” because there is no … Continue reading

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What Are the Best ________ Headphones?

I did a series of categorized “best headphone” roundups for Electronic House magazine. These include: Best Noise Canceling Headphones Best Audiophile In-Ear Phones Best Sub-$150 Headphones Best Big Bass Headphones Best Audiophile Magnetic Planar Headphones Best In-Ear Bluetooth Phones Best … Continue reading

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Headphones: Listen Up!

My broad “what’s the best headphone” roundup from Consumers Digest. Listen up and listen good, pilgrim.

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