June 23, 2021
The CS50+ PSAP features precise customization within the CS Customizer app, allowing you to control what frequencies are focused on. If you want to focus on voices, you can increase the mid-high frequencies. This helps reduce feedback and improve clarity, relying less on presets to find the perfect balance.
April 22, 2021
The $349 Sound World Solutions CS50+ was rated the top PSAP by The New York Times’ product-review site Wirecutter in 2020. It’s an “over-the-ear” hearable: The earbud is connected by a small tube to a battery compartment that fits around the ear.
June 3, 2020
Hearing aids cost thousands of dollars, which is in part why less than a third of Americans who would benefit from a hearing aid actually wear one, according to a 2006 study. For those with mild to moderate hearing loss, studies have shown that personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) can be nearly as effective at around a fifth of the price. We tested seven PSAPs in 2020 (and have tested 10 total since 2018), and we are sure the Sound World Solutions CS50+ is the best one.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Audiologists compare a sample of Personal Sound Amplifiers with a conventional hearing aid among individuals with mild to moderate hearing loss. The CS50+ rates highest among the PSAPs…
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Consumer Reports (March 2017 issue) continues to cover the issue of hearing loss and the need for affordable hearing care options. Here’s one of those articles, with a review of our CS50+ product.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Fast Company takes an in-depth look at the issue of hearing loss and the reasons so many individuals wait to address their hearing challenges. Along the way, the article highlights Sound World Solutions and our innovative solutions as one example of an approach that can help to change that reality.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Why don’t people address hearing loss? Paula Span’s article on July 15, 2016, the New York Times discusses exactly that, and it leads her to personal sound amplifiers as an alternative to hearing aids. When she reviewed the many options available to her, she found our CS50+ to be one of the good ones. Find out more here.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Our own Shawn Stahmer is one of the guests on this 12/27/2015 radio broadcast that discusses why people don’t use hearing aids. Do you agree with what he and the other guests have to say?
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The CS50+ personal sound amplifier was once again part of the story in a nice piece by Andrew Pollack of The New York Times. Andrew talked about the changes underway in the hearing health market and the role that personal sound amplifiers are playing in those changes. You can read the full story just below.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Sue Byrne from Consumer Reports provides a look at how to beat high hearing aid prices, including the availability of personal sound amplifiers like the CS50+. Read the full story by clicking the link below.