Three myths about music and hearing aids

There are many myths about music and how hearing aids should be fit.  This is about three of those myths. As technology gets better so will music fidelity Wider is better More advanced features are better Every single hearing aid design engineer has to come to grips with the similarities and differences between speech and…

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Should we shoot horses? Hearing protection modifications for musicians

  Instrument Auditory danger Hearing Protection Reed woodwinds Brass section to rear ER-15 Flutes Flutes ER-15 Violin/viola Violin/viola ER-15 Cello/bass Brass section to rear ER-15 Brass Other brass/horns ER-15 vented Percussion Percussion/ high hats ER-25 Amplified instruments Speaker/monitors/drums ER-15 I made up this chart about 20 years ago and it has been copied (and sometimes…

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