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So, next time you hear the word impedance, and your eyes start to glaze over, don’t panic! substitute “equivalent volume” and note that it is larger for lower frequencies and smaller for higher frequencies.
The manufacturer default settings for a hearing aid fitting are not always the most appropriate settings for the individual. Frequency lowering default settings are a good example, particularly since there has been an abundance of research interest in this area that can inform (impact?) clinical practice. In commercial hearing aids, one of two techniques is used: frequency compression or frequency transposition. Frequency compression is the more common technique.
Inspired by a trip to the vet, Marshall Chasin explores the question of whether “In-Ear Monitors Need To Be Aimed at the Eardrum.”
Marshall Chasin gives us the scoop on What is “Soft,” “Medium,” and “Loud” for Speech and Music?