- By Tim Berry
- April 21, 2016
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If you are searching for discount hearing aids without sacrificing quality, you may want to look for the analog kind. Hearing aids come in two basic types, digital and analog, and the analog ones are by far the cheaper option.
But they are not cheap in quality, only in price. They are the older technology, so in some ways they are more reliable, and certainly have the advantage of having been around long enough that their price has gone down.
What are analog hearing aids? For that matter, what are digital hearing aids? Analog hearing aids simply amplify sound, or in technical terms, they make sound waves larger. Digital ones break down the sound into discrete units, convert them into numbers and then reproduce them as louder sounds. The important thing is that, unless your audiologist tells you that your hearing problem requires special features found only in the digital kind, you can save money with analog.
To find the best price, talk to your doctor or audiologist, because healthcare professionals usually know the best local sources. And the internet at www.buyhear.com/ can be a great place to find cheap hearing aids, too.