Participants were mostly fitted with standard, closed-dome earmolds
. If a closed-dome earmold
did not fit well, or if acoustic feedback occurred, custom earmolds
were manufactured for the participants.
The company's behind-the-ear models feature a tube that connects an electronic module to the earmold
located in the ear channel.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Behind-the- The electronics sit in a case behind Ear (BTE) the ear, which is connected to a plastic ear-piece called an [ILLUSTRATION earmold
that fits inside the ear.
Effect of the earmold
on speech intelligibility in hearing aid use.
Godisa is working with EARS Inc., an Australian charitable organization, to develop basic earmold
manufacturing kits that can be sold at low cost in developing countries and to provide training to support quality earmold
Both the microphone and receiver of the headset are incorporated into an earmold
, allowing it to accommodate the facemask of a self-contained breathing apparatus, he said.
A little soft piece called the earmold
would fit inside my ears.
Thus the variability of measurement seemed to be caused not by an ill-fitting custom earmold
but instead by the filter set.
* Behind-the-Ear (BTE) hearing aids are worn behind the ear and are connected to a plastic earmold
that fits inside the outer ear.
A cord connecting the receiver snaps into the earmold