What is an Induction Loop, Hearing Loop, T-Loop or AFIL system?

FAQ about induction loopsAn Audio Frequency Induction Loop (AFIL), commonly referred to simply as a Hearing Loop and also known as n Induction Loop or T-Loop depending on your country of origin, is an assistive listening system that provides access to facilities for those with a hearing impairment. It takes a sound source and transfers it directly to a hearing aid without background noise, interference or acoustical distortion.

Click below to download a copy of our easily understood 2 page guides', which features a simple explanation of how they work and answers to the most commonly asked questions.

All About Hearing Loops/Induction Loops guide PDF

All About Counter Loops Guide PDF

Over the last 25 years Induction Loops / Hearing Loops have become the default assistive listening solution in Europe, Scandinavia and Australasia, and are now becoming increasing prevalent in America. Due to their benefits and ease of use, hearing loss groups mandate their installation in locations as diverse as taxis, kiosks, schools, houses of worship, concert halls and stadiums.

In this section of the Ampetronic website we have provided general information directed toward a non-technical audience who may be unfamiliar with assistive listening technology and Induction Loops or who are looking for useful data to help with advocacy.

By using the navigation links on the left you will find a broad overview of what assistive listening systems are and what applications they are suited to, including some which they serve.

More specifically, we have also included information about induction loops, why they are important, how they work, operational Standards and where they can be installed. If you would like an easily understood flyer to distribute that explains Hearing Loops/Induction Loops and answers the most commonly asked questions please click here.