Batteries are crucial in ensuring your hearing aids will always be able to perform at their best for you. While you may consider the style, fit, technology level and cost of your hearing aids to be the priority, the quality of your hearing-aid battery is just as important. A good-quality battery that will last a good length of time will ensure your hearing aids work at optimum power and give you the chance to enjoy the benefits of your hearing aids without having to regularly replace or recharge the batteries.
Types of hearing aid batteries
The life of a hearing aid battery varies considerably. Many factors will influence the life of your hearing aid batteries.
There are four common sizes of hearing aid batteries and each size is color-coded to make it easier to find the correct battery for your hearing aid. Non-rechargeable batteries can last anywhere from five days to 10 days, based on 16 hours of wear per day. It can also depend on the size of the battery and the power required by the hearing aid. Smaller batteries generally have a shorter battery life than the larger ones. The average lifespan for hearing aid batteries is:
There are several brands of hearing aid batteries on the market. However, using high-quality batteries in your hearing aids will help to ensure your hearing aids can give the maximum performance. When it comes to which brand of hearing aid batteries last the longest, the top three are HEARPRO and Rayovac ProLine.
Hearing aid batteries should be a key part of your hearing-aid buying decisions. They are crucial after all in ensuring your hearing aids can work effectively to improve your hearing experience, and keep working for as long as you need them to.
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