Directional Microphone Hearing Aids – Do They Change?

Situation Directional microphone hearing aids are a preferred embodiment in many of today’s hearing aids, being used advantageously for listening in noise.  When used in this fashion, the directional performance is employed in either a fixed, or more commonly, in an adaptive mode, and normally commands a premium price from the consumer.  Conventional wisdom suggests…

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Are Directional Mic Hearing Aids Really Directional (Part IV)

This blog started by looking at three assumptions about directional microphone hearing aids. Do hearing aid manufacturers routinely measure the directional properties of DM hearing aids prior to shipment? Are directional features programmed into the hearing aid seen on the computer programming screen actually what is programmed into the hearing aid? Once the hearing aid…

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