Wireless TV Listeners
Connevans offer a wide range of TV wireless assistive listening
systems ‒ designed to boost the volume for just one person. There
are neckloop options for hearing aid wearers or stereo headsets for
people who don’t wear a hearing aid.
TV, Audio & Assistive Listening Devices
How do the systems work?
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Three ways to listen
There are two main parts to these systems: a mains powered transmitter and
a wireless receiver with a rechargeable battery ‒ all the systems offer a
wirefree connection between you and your TV (or audio system).
The transmitter base station requires mains power and is placed in a
prominent position near the TV. It needs to be connected to the TV either
using a wired microphone attached to the TV loudspeaker or more
commonly plugged directly
into the back of the TV using
the SCART or audio out
connection.
Neckloop with Neckloop with
Headset
The receiver is worn by the
hearing aid
earphones (or
Transmitter
listener. It has a rechargeable
headphones)
battery and when not in use is placed in the transmitter charging
cradle. With some systems, a spare battery can be recharged in the base station
Receiver
whilst the system is in use.
All the systems on the following pages can be used with any television, radio or
sound system with an audio output and are very much 'plug and play'.
Wireless TV listening: which system to choose ‒ infra red or digital?
Infra red
Digital Radio
Operates within line-of-sight in the same room. The advantage with infra red is that several systems can
be used in adjacent rooms making it eminently suitable for multiple occupancy residences.
Can be used anywhere within the range of the transmitter. This allows freedom of movement
around the same or adjacent rooms. Also good for those with visual impairment as it doesn’t require
line-of-sight use.
Our experience is that Infra red is the most popular choice for TV listening whereas the Digital systems are a better choice
for use with a radio or hi-fi because you can listen in the next room or nearby garden. Remember that digital Freeview, Sky
& Cable TV now includes radio channels. If you have a plasma TV, we recommend purchasing a digital, rather than infra
red, system to avoid the possibility of interference.
Wireless fm system versus wireless TV listener: If you are considering purchasing a wireless TV
listener, we really would suggest that you consider the benefits of spending slightly more and
buying a personal fm system which can be used for listening to friends and family as well as the TV.
Wireless fm systems do give hearing aid users a great improvement in sound quality. Our 220 Lite
fm systems (see page 219), whilst having a classic design look, are amazingly good value for money.
Neckworn receiver for hearing aid
users using ‘T ’ and non-hearing aid
users
All the neckloop systems offer excellent field strength and good
mono sound quality. They also all have a standard headphone
socket, making them ideal for those who have a hearing aid
but don't wear it all the time.
The inductive neckloop allows hearing aid users to listen on the
Loop Programme ('T') of their hearing aid, which greatly
improves the sound quality.
Non hearing aid users can use
the 3.5mm stereo headphone
socket to plug in their own
headphones or earphones ‒
please see page 211 for our
headphone range.
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3.5mm
socket
Stereo stethoscope-style headsets are ideal for hard
of hearing people who need to increase the
TV volume and do not have a hearing aid. In many
cases, although they may be able to hear the
television, the volume is often too loud for others in
the room. All these systems offer excellent stereo
sound quality.
Non-hearing aid
users can also
use any of the
neckloop
systems with a
pair of 3.5mm
stereo
headphones or
earphones
(see page 211).
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Infra Red
Digital Radio
InfraLight Swing
Swing Digital
The InfraLight Swing supercedes the
previous InfraLight model which was
popular with many customers. It has a
more modern design and the same
excellent sound quality.
The Swing Digital replaces the RadioLight using the latest
digital radio technology instead of traditional fm. It has a
longer operating range and a smart
new design.
The new Swing Digital has a very
long range, which is great for use
throughout the house. The sound
quality is excellent and our evaluation
panel found them to be comfortable
to wear.
93ISNL
93ISHS
93SDHS
93SDNL
Amplicomms TV-150
Geemarc CL7300
The TV-150 is an unusual design. The
receiver rests around your neck and
you listen through earbuds. There is no
weight or pressure on your ears,
making it comfortable to wear.
In the opinion of our evaluation panel
this is an innovative T V listener with
excellent battery life. Some users might
find the earbuds more fiddly than a
standard headset. It is a particularly
affordable option.
The CL7300 is an easy-to use TV
headset. The option to select mono or
stereo sound, combined with the
left/right balance adjustment makes
this a good choice for people with a
greater hearing loss on one side.
Our evaluation panel particularly liked
the large volume control buttons on
the front of the CL7300, making it easy
to use, particularly for those with
limited dexterity.
93ITV150
93RCL7300
Sonumaxx with headset & neckloop
Amplicomms TV & Personal Listener
The Sonumaxx is a neck-worn receiver and comes with
the option to plug in either the supplied neckloop or
headset ‒ or any standard earphones/headphones. It is a
great choice for people who don’t wear their hearing aids
all of the time.
In the opinion of our evaluation
panel, the Sonumaxx offers
excellent value for money. Because
the receiver doesn’t hang from
your ears, some people might find
it more comfortable to wear for
longer periods of time. Another
handy feature is that the
Sonumaxx can run on normal
AAA alkaline batteries so if your
rechargeable batteries run out,
you don’t have to stop using the
system while they recharge.
The TV-2400 and TV-2410 are not only
great for listening to the TV, but they
also have a built in microphone so
they can be used as a personal listener
for nearby conversation ‒ switch
between the two modes at a simple
touch of a button! This makes them
ideal for use in family situations.
93ITV2410
93SON1
93ITV2400
In the opinion
of our evaluation
panel, these are
excellent value for
money. The sound quality is
very good and the addition of
the personal listener makes
them unique.
A recommended choice.
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In the opinion of our evaluation panel the
InfraLight Swing is a stylish and well-designed
TV Listener. The addition of a mini USB socket
offers a nice method of connection to a
computer. A recommended choice.
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Unsure how to connect into your TV?
Connecting to a TV is easy.
1st choice: phono audio out connection
2nd choice: SCART connector (see page 250 for ‘David’s
Guide to plugs & sockets’ for more info)
3rd choice: some new TVs only have a digital audio out, in which case we
recommend purchasing a Digital-Analogue converter which can be found on page 224.
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TV, Audio & Assistive Listening Devices
Type of transmission
Range (approx.)
Swing
Digital
neckloop
Amplicomms
TV 2410-NL TV &
Personal Listener
Sonumaxx with
Headset & Neckloop
infra red
digital radio
digital radio
infra red
up to 15m
up to 45m
up to 30m
up to 12m
4
4
4
4
loop = no,
headphones = 4
loop = no,
headphones = 4
loop = no,
headphones = 4
loop = no,
headphones = 4
4
4
4
4
black
silver/black
red
black
Microphone
4
4
4
mic input
‒ mic not included
SCART connector for TV
4
4
4
4
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
Balance control
Stereo
Tone control
Colour
BASE STATION
Connecting lead to TV headphone socket
Mains powered transmitter
yes
yes
yes
4
4
4
4
Number of charging slots for
headsets
1
1
1
1
153 x 108 x 22
153 x 108 x 22
130 diam. x 40
134 x 87 x 30
neck-worn
neck-worn
neck-worn
neck-worn with
plug-in loop/headset
Supplied with spare earbuds
n/a
n/a
n/a
no
Personal listener facility
no
no
4
no
Rechargeable battery
4
4
4 ‒ 2 included
4
Estimated battery life
when in use
6 hours approx
6 hours approx
5 hours approx
12 hours approx
Estimated battery charging
time
4 hours approx
4 hours approx
2.5 hours approx
12 hours approx
Base station, size in mm
HEADSET RECEIVER
Wearing method
4
4
4
4
rotary control
rotary control
rotary control
rotary control
125dBa
125dBa
120dB
120dBa
4
4
4
4
91 x 50 x 20
91 x 50 x 20
74 x 68 x 26
76 x 68 x 24
Loop length in mm (approx.)
870
870
730
750
Weight of Receiver (approx.)
64g
64g
76g
73g
Cost each qty 1
£ 108.00
£ 138.00
£ 90.66
£ 88.99
Cost each qty 2-4
£ 103.55
£ 132.05
£ 87.08
£ 85.49
Cost each qty 5-9
£ 98.10
£ 125.10
£ 82.49
£ 80.99
Cost each qty 10+
£ 95.38
£ 121.63
£ 68.75
£ 67.49
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93ISNL
93SDNL
93ITV2410
93SON1
Max. volume
3.5mm Headphone socket
Receiver, size in mm
(exc loop/headset arms)
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Phono connecting lead
Adjustable volume
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Swing
neckloop
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For non-hearing aid users
Swing Digital
headset
Geemarc
CL7300
Amplicomms
TV 150
Amplicomms TV 2400
TV & Personal Listener
infra red
digital radio
digital radio
infra red
digital radio
up to 15m
up to 45m
up to 25m
up to 10m
up to 30m
4
4
4
no
4
4
4
adjustable
‒ stereo or mono
adjustable
‒ stereo or mono
adjustable
‒ stereo or mono
4
4
4
4
4
black
silver/black
silver/black
black
red
4
4
4
mic input
‒ mic not included
4
4
4
4
not included
4
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
4 stereo ‒ 3.5mm
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4
4
4
4
4
1
1
1
2 ‒ one headset supplied.
Additional receivers sold
separately
1
153 x 108 x 22
153 x 108 x 22
124 x 87 x 70
118 x 77 x 30
130 diam. x 40
ear-worn
ear-worn
ear-worn
neck-worn
with earbuds
ear-worn
4
4
4
4
4
no
no
no
no
4
4
4
4
4
4 ‒ 2 included
6 hours approx
6 hours approx
3 hours approx
25 hours approx
5 hours approx
4 hours approx
4 hours approx
3 hours approx
5 hours approx
2.5 hours approx
4
4
4
4
4
rotary control
rotary control
+ and ‒ butons
rotary control
rotary control
125dBa
125dBa
125dBspl
120dB
120dB
no
no
no
no
no
91 x 50 x 20
91 x 50 x 20
62 x 47 x 18
110 x 34 x 15
60 x 60 x 25
-
-
-
-
-
60g
60g
50g
80g
53g
£ 108.00
£ 138.00
£ 111.49
£ 48.99
£ 82.33
£ 103.55
£ 132.05
£ 106.87
£ 47.49
£ 79.16
£ 98.10
£ 125.10
£ 101.24
£ 44.99
£ 75.00
£ 95.38
£ 121.63
£ 91.40
£ 37.50
£ 62.50
93ISHS
93SDHS
93RCL7300
93ITV150
93ITV2400
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