Do Hearing Aids Meet ANSI Standards?

Measuring a hearing aid to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Standards should be a first step before any programming of the hearing aid is attempted.  While it is assumed that the hearing aids meet ANSI Standards, as measured and sent by the manufacturer, confirmation of the hearing aid’s basic foundation is necessary to ensure that…

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Why Are There Holes in My Hearing Aid Battery?

The zinc-air hearing aid battery (cell) of today has small holes in it.  Why is this? Background Hearing aid batteries currently are identified as zinc-air batteries (in hearing aids, actually a cell rather than a series of cells comprising a battery). The use of zinc-air cells for hearing aids was mandated in the U.S. by…

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