Did you know that of the world population nearly 360 million people suffer from some hearing disability? In the US alone more than 45 million, that is 1 out of 6 Americans suffer from mild to profound hearing loss.
While it is hard to predict what causes this degree of hearing loss, doctors around the world say that it could be attributed to genetics. This means even a new born could suffer from such a disability, or the disability could progress slowly as you age.
Have you ever found yourself in the following situations? Having to move closer to the speaker phone while in a conference call. Or going to the nearest part of the room which appears to be noise free. Or trying to lip read in order to figure out what the opposite person is speaking.
Thanks to advanced research and development of technology in recent years, doctors and audiologists have come up a solution. If you’re suffering from mild to moderate hearing loss, a hearing amplifier will help you hear better in your daily life.
Banglijian Hearing Amplifiers
Banglijian is known for making high quality personal amplifiers, designed to help you hear better. They are also rechargeable and come at a reasonable price. In addition, they have 45 day money back guarantee and 18 months warranty.
In this article we’ll review one of the most popular Banglijian hearing amplifier, suitable for mild to moderate hearing disability. It’s the Banglijian Rechargeable Hearing Amplifier Ziv-201A (fit to either ear). Looking for alternatives? View our complete guide of PSAPs reviews.
This device is a BTE (Behind the ear device) will be your perfect companion as the device provides sound amplification with peak up to 38 dB gain, it weighs only 3.7 grams. Coming in at a much lower cost than a hearing aid.
This device uses a digital integrated chip, as compared to the old analog devices where only the sound was amplified, the new age digital microprocessors are capable of amplifying sound as well as noise reduction of unwanted surrounding sound.
The built in microprocessor intelligently stores in memory your last used setting and returns to the same if the device has accidentally turned off.
To prevent damage to the microprocessor, temperature control and thermistor is incorporated that allows the lithium batteries to function normally in any type of temperature.
The Banglijian hearing amplifier comes with two sound tubes which can fit to either ear.
This means that you can use the device on your right or left ear, depending on your personal preference.
The sound tubes are are slim and suitable for people who wear glasses. The Etymotic amplifier is also a good choice for people who wear glasses.
The device has a power/program button on top. There is a rocker switch so you an increase or decrease the volume (there are 5 volume levels). And finally, there is red or green light, which indicates the state of the battery.
This device comes preconfigured with 2 programs that can be operated with one finger.
- In a quiet environment the device is capable of maintaining sounds even in low frequency
- In a noisy environment to provide better sound quality the frequency of the low level sound is reduced.
The Banglijian Hearing Amplifier Rechargeable Ziv-201 is considered to be environment friendly. This device uses lithium battery that can be recharged by just using the USB cable that is shipped along with the device.
A full recharge of the battery provides usage of up to 24 hours of continuous usage.
It’s good to know that there are two advantages to owning a rechargeable hearing amplifier vs. a battery operated one. First, you eliminate the risk of damaging the device due to frequent opening and closing of the battery compartment door. Also, there is no risk of inserting the batteries in the wrong direction.