CNET reader John asks:
I am a senior. My hearing abilities are deteriorating and I expect there are a lot of others with the same problem. Background music in a lot of programming drowns out the voice. Higher frequency and soft voices are more difficult to understand.
I would like to know if there is any way to control the audio portion of a HD cable TV signal? Would a home theater sound system give you any control?
I know I may require hearing aids eventually but was wondering about an interim solution. If control is not an option, would headphones work?
Thanks for your help, John
I can't speak to the question of hearing aids, but as far as TV audio is concerned, it's not entirely your ears.
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