Why feedback control should be disabled for music programs – Part II

Depending on the three ways that acoustic feedback management is implemented, one should think twice about enabling such a feature.  The three ways that have been used are: (1) phase cancellation, (2) overall reduction of gain, and (3) notch filtering. As discussed in Part I of this blog last week, phase cancellation is based on…

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Why feedback control should be disabled for music programs – Part I

When all is considered, one can truly say that the real advantage of digital hearing aids is feedback management allowing the hearing aid wearer to achieve more gain before feedback is encountered.  There is scant evidence about the benefit of any of the other “advanced features” in hearing aids.  And other than feedback management (and…

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