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programmable hearing aids

Susan Moreland smorelan at MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU
Mon Jul 3 21:04:37 EST 1995

At 08:08 PM 7/3/95 -0400, Simear wrote:
>hi, programmables are very expensive. With the new circuitry such as
>modified programmies and K-Amp, adaptive compression; there is little need
>for them . Most patients report they dont use all the channels.

well, *some* programmables are very expensive -- especially those with
multiple channels.  however, a single-channel aid can cost approximately the
same as a standard aid that includes compression and one or two trim pots.
with all the extra convenience of not having to use a screw driver, i
usually choose to order a programmable over a standard.

smorelan at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu

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