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Hearing Aids are Truly Unique—from an Audio Test Perspective

Joe Begin, Regional Support Director and Ole Theilgaard, Global Support Director | July 12, 2022

Hearing aids are truly unique from an audio test perspective being one of the few audio devices that has both acoustic input and output. With even the simplest ones, hearing aids include microphones, a power amplifier, digital signal processor, loudspeaker and controls integrated into a tiny, battery-powered package. Add in optional features like noise reduction, microphone arrays/beamforming, telecoils, wireless connectivity, remote control, variable DSP programs, direct audio input and synchronization between left and right sides, and things can get interesting.

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