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Better sound for seniors?

At 79, my hearing is failing and I find Internet audio too low and generally hard to hear. Can Cnetters help? Would a small amp do the the trick? An amp would increase volume of course, and it would also give me bass/treble control which is important when you find the bass drowning the treble (common with seniors). I listen with wireless earphones and use an aging iMac (2006-7). How may I get more volume, bass/treble control and still enjoy wireless earphones?

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graphic equalizer.
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May get technical.
http://www.cnet.com/topics/headphones/buying-guide/ and such never seem to address bass and treble control at the headphone. Many PCs have some bass treble control in the Sound Control Panel so you head there for such controls.

If you must have it outside the PC you get complicated setups. That is you run the audio to the amp with the equalizer then put a bluetooth transmitter on the amp's headphone jack.

Let's see if anyone has found a wireless headphone with equalizer.
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bluetooth transmitter

Thank you. I was not aware I could get bluetooth from the amp. Is a bluetooth transmitter difficult or expensive?

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Don't know if this will help.
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Thank you

Many thanks to Dafydd and R. Proffitt. I guess I will try something like this: computer-amp-bluetooth transmitter-headphones. I suppose that computer-equalizer-bluetooth transmitter-headphones would also do the job but I can get a small amp for 20 to 30 bucks so I'll try the amp first.
Best wishes
William

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