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HD 500 Digital Hearing Aid

READY-TO-WEAR, no fitting or hearing test required.

Fully programmable to match hearing test results.

Ears come in pairs and are designed to work in stereo allowing a full listening experience. Read more

Regular Price: £699.00

Special Price £419.00

If you're not completely satisfied, simply return for a full refund

If you're not completely satisfied, simply return for a full refund. Read more.

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The HD500 – a digital hearing aid with a unique in-the-ear design

The HD500 Digital Hearing Aid is an outstanding, open fit, in-the-canal hearing aid with adjustable settings. Packed bursting with the latest hearing technology, it’s designed to provide not only ultimate sound quality but is incredibly comfortable to wear. Being so small, it’s so light and almost invisible when worn, you are likely to forget you’re wearing it!

So what makes the HD500 stand out from the crowd?

The HD500 embodies everything you could wish for in a hearing aid and as a result takes first place in our range of quality hearing aids. Not only is it the smallest, most invisible hearing aid we offer, its size does not compromise sound quality. Its unique design means that the main bulk of the hearing aid sits deep within the ear canal, anchored by a retention lock that ensures a firm fit and no slippage.

With an impressive amount of high-end technology crammed into this device, it is possible to achieve excellent clarity of sound even in the most challenging of listening environments. Special features include background noise reduction, speech focus, music appreciation option and feedback or whistle management.

Why choose the HD500 from Hearing Direct?

  • Incredible savings - thanks to being an online retailer, our overheads are significantly lower than those on the high-street, meaning we can offer you exceptional prices.
  • Compact and discreet to wear - being small and narrow the HD500 sits deep within the ear canal yet still allows airflow, avoiding any ‘blocked up’ sensation.
  • Pre-programmed for you - as with all our hearing aids, the HD500 is configured assuming a mild to moderate, high-frequency hearing need, most commonly linked to age-related hearing loss. If however, you send an up to date audio-gram to audiology@hearingdirect.com, we can confirm if the audiogram can be covered by the fitting range of the HD500 and set the device to meet your specific hearing requirements
  • One size fits all - no need for complicated ear impressions to be taken prior to purchase as it provides a universal fit.
  • 30-day money back guarantee - if in the unlikely event you decide the HD500 is not for you, return it within 30 days and you will receive a full refund.
  • Fast and reliable delivery service - means we take your order today and you could be in receipt of your hearing aid tomorrow (if based in the UK).

Key Features:

  • Discreet, almost invisible design
  • Digital sound technology
  • Price includes a free packet of batteries
  • Unique volume adjustment
  • 12 months full manufacturers warranty
  • No quibbles 30-day money back guarantee
  • Suitable for mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Low battery warning
  • Speech focus
  • Feedback/whistle management
  • Background noise suppression
  • Music appreciation feature
  • Uses a size 10 battery such as the Hearing Direct Batteries size 10

What's included with your hearing aid? 

  • Pack of 6 size 10 batteries – each battery will last an average of 4 days
  • 15 spare wax guards (HF4
  • Cleaning brush (please note the magnet on the end to help with battery removal) 

If you have sent us your audiogram in advance the HD500 will be programmed with 4 volume settings based on your audiogram. 

  • Setting 1 is set 2dB softer than the software’s recommendation for the audiogram to give a softer option on startup.
  • Setting 2 is as per audiogram recommendation
  • Setting 3 is 2-3dB louder than setting 2.
  • Setting 4 is 2-3dB louder than setting 3. 

If you do not have an audiogram; our default setting, suitable for a mild to moderate, high-frequency hearing loss is used to create the 4 settings. 

To summarise:

The HD500 Hearing Aid is designed to provide the ultimate listening experience with the minimum amount of fuss. Not only does it excel at enhancing your listening experience as a whole, it does so in the most unobtrusive way. Being almost invisible when worn, it offers absolute discretion, giving you the confidence to get on with daily life.

If you like the idea of an in-the-ear hearing aid but have a restricted budget, why not consider the HD250.

For more information or help in selecting the right hearing aid, please feel free to call us.

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Unsure if you need a hearing aid? Why not try our free online hearing test and get your results instantly.

Customer Reviews

  1. Good Value!

    by Paul Cullen on 31/12/2018

    For the price this hearing aid is a pretty good value! I've have both one for the left and right ear. I've tried more expensive hearing aids but they don't work any better than this one!
    Star Rating
  2. Great products, unique and comfortable design; clear sounds . Excellent customer service, Economically and affordable pricing.

    by Hannah on 08/08/2018

    I got my pair of HD 500 hearing aids about a week ago. Initially, need sometimes to adjust and get used to it. Now I am loving it. It is hidden inside my ear and I do not feel any block when I speak. I could hear conversations in a noisy environment without much difficulties. One feature I love is that I can gently tap on my ears to switch to different volume without the need to manually press any buttons.

    The hearing aids from Hearing Direct cost only a fraction of the cost of the Phonak hearing aids that I have been wearing for many hears. The sound of the hearing aids is superb, The design is unique. I feel more comfortable wearing it,

    I greatly appreciated the customer service from Joan who have been patiently assisted me in many ways.

    I strongly recommend this hearing aids for those with high frequency hearing loss.
    Star Rating
  3. Nice....

    by Hary on 01/04/2018

    Star Rating
  4. Comfortable and well hidden!

    by David from Somerset on 31/12/2017

    I tried a few aids before this and the tiny size of this aid means it is very well hidden and no one notices you are wearing it. As I have no hair this was important to me! Its also an amazing piece of technology in such a tiny package. Its kept in place by a strong but flexible clip so is very comfortable to wear. Mine is programmed so program 1 is the quietest, program 2 is standard matched to my audio-gram, program 3 enhances speech in a noisy environment and 4 is for music. The pressure switch to change program takes a little getting used to but works very well and again no one notices if you tap your ear to change program. Sound quality and clarity is very good. I have a pair and wear them all day 9am to 10pm. Also because they sit in the ear they are not subject to wind noise which is a downside to the over the ear types. Batteries last just under a week using the Duracel size 10s. Joan from hearing direct was extremely helpful throughout the buying process and after-sales support and she emails a prepaid label if you need to send them back for re programming etc, so no worries about buying over the internet! Highly recommended!
    Star Rating
  5. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    by Leonard S. on 26/01/2017

    Hearing Direct's HD 500 has worked out very well for me.
    While the HD 390 was very good, the HD 500 is great!!
    What convinced me to get two (2) HD 500's --one for each ear-- is thaat I could hear crickets when walking the dog with the HD 500; which I could not with the HD 390.
    Since I have had the HD 500 for each ear, I not only hear crickets-- but, I also hear my rubber soled boat shoes sqeaking on the hard wood floors at home. Most incredibly, with either ear, I now hear our several wall clocks ticking!!!
    But, most importantly, I now hear other people without repeatedly asking them to repeat what they said.
    I was with two (2) colleagues this morning & found both repeatedly asking me or each other to repeat something that was said. I never realized before how frequently that happens.
    Also, I was in the car with my wife & our son's girlfriend yesterday evening. For years, I thought my wife was talking too softly -- on purpose! Last night, I thought she was talking too loud!!!
    All I can say is --'What have I been missing all these years???????????'
    Stubborn me. Should have gotten hearing aids a long time ago.
    The one issue I have is when I put the phone to my ear, I notice 'feed back' with both the HD 390 & the HD 500. I understand there is a 'fix' for feedback and will follow your suggestions.
    I was skeptical at first about trying a long distance supplier for something as personal as hearing aids. But, I figured why not? Your help walking me through this is much appreciated & I unhesitatingly recommend Hearing Direct.
    Star Rating

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