RIC Hearing Aid Acoustic Fitting

Acoustic Over Electronic High-Frequency Response Generation   The fitting considerations presented here are for RIC hearing aids.  The intent is to provide an understanding of what is happening to RIC fittings when the ear tip is modified. This post is a continuation from last week. If you have a RIC fitting that evades user satisfaction, considering…

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RIC IG Closed Tip Responses

Check and Double Check – Closed Fit, Part 1 In a previous blog I provided the graph in Figure 1 of an RIC (receiver-in-the-canal) hearing aid fitted with a closed coupler, showing that greater sound pressure resulted, especially in the high frequencies, as the fitting tip was inserted more deeply into the ear canal.  These were…

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