FREE Hearing Aid Buying Guide
The Truth about Franchise Label Hearing Aids
What most people don't know is that all of the franchise-label hearing aids, like Beltone and Miracle-Ear, have components made by leading hearing aid manufacturers like Siemens and ReSound. What that means to you is that you can purchase hearing aids that are nearly the equivalent of a Belton or Miracle-Ear and save a bundle in the process. If you've been shopping for a franchise-lable hearing aid, use hte chart below to find a nearly identical hearing aid at a greatly reduced price.
Beltone Hearing Aids. Beltone is similar to hearing aids made by the GN ReSound Corporation. If you are shopping for a Beltone, you can find the equivalent ReSound model for much less. Here are a few popular models and their equivalent.
|Beltone Model||ReSound Equivalent|
Miracle-Ear Hearing Aids. Miracle-Ear is made with components manufactured by the Siemens Corporation. If you are shopping for a Miracle-Ear, you can find the equivalent Siemens model for a lot less. Here are a few popular models and their equivalent.
|Miracle-Ear Model||Siemens Equivalent|
|ME 950RIC||Centra Active|
|ME 950||Centra Life|
|ME - 4||Infiniti Pro|
|ME - 3||Intuis|
|ME - 2||Artis|
|ME - 1||Centra|
|ME - 1000||Motion/Pure|
Audibel & NuEar Hearing Aids. Audibel & NuEar are manufactured by Starkey. Here are a few popular models and their equivalent.
|Audibel Model||NuEar Model||Starkey Equivalent|
|Virtue 16||Rhapsody 1600||Destiny 1600|
|Virtue 12||Rhapsody 1200||Destiny 1200|
|Virtue 8||Rhapsody 800||Destiny 800|
|Virtue 4||Rhapsody 400||Destiny 400|
|Virtue 2||Rhapsody 200||Destiny 200|