What is the Difference Between Bands and Channels?
When it comes to hearing aids, there is essentially no difference between bands and channels. So, what do channels do for you, then? The more channels a hearing aid has, the better you’re able to fine tune the hearing aid to your specific hearing loss. The individual channels divide up the sound spectrum. Here’s a picture of an audiogram:With more channels, we can go in and adjust for whatever loss of hearing you have within those sound ranges. In short, the more adjustment we’re able to do, the better your hearing will be.EarMall’s iHear brand of hearing aids range from...
Can you get sound in your hearing aids directly from your smartphone or mp3 player?
Can you get sound in your hearing aids directly from your smartphone or mp3 player? Yes, you can with Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth is a wireless technology found in most newer smartphones which allows you to ‘stream’ audio directly into your hearing aids without the use of wires.So, whether you want to have a conversation on your phone, listen to music, or listen to a talk show, the sound will be right in your hearing aids. There’s no need for headphones.It’s a really neat use of technology and it works very well.The only problem?Most Bluetooth hearing aids are expensive.If you buy...
A Hearing Aid That's Good Enough to Eat?
A hearing aid that’s good enough to eat?What? Why would anyone eat a hearing aid?Let me explain.We had a customer from New Zealand who purchased several hearing aids from us over a short period of time. We were happy that he liked our product and kept buying from us, but we weren’t sure why he bought multiple hearing aids during the course of a few months.I can’t think of anyone who needs more than two hearing aids at once, so it was a little confusing.Then one day I got an email from him which said this:“I have purchased several pairs...
Digital Hearing Aids vs. Analog Hearing Aids: What's the Difference?
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What is the Difference Between Bands and Channels?Apr 12, 2015
A Hearing Aid That's Good Enough to Eat?Mar 11, 2015