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Thursday, 23 August 2012

Digital Hearing Aids: Latest in Technology, Best in Sound Quality

There are digital hearing aids and non-digital hearing aids. Today, more than 95% of all hearing aids that we see are digital. Many of us have often wondered what a digital hearing aid is and how it works.

An analog hearing aid is a non-digital device. Though it helps in amplifying the sound, the device cannot distinguish between noise and sound. So, if you are talking to someone in a busy street or a restaurant, it even picks up the unwanted noise in the background and thus the conversation is not clear.

In a digital aid, the chip converts any type of signal into binary numbers and breaks down the sound waves before amplification. In simple words, the chip inside the device continuously adjusts the sound to make it clear; it boosts the quality of the sound. The Digital Hearing Aids can differentiate between Oscillating sound -which is the normal speech and Steady-noise, which are the sounds of machinery, traffic and crowds. The device reduces the Steady-noise to make the listening better and comfortable in all circumstances.

All hearing aid shave these: a microphone, an amplifier, a speaker, a battery and the microchip. You can program most of the digital hearing aids for a specific type of hearing loss. You have the choice of choosing the different brands of digital hearing aids. The devices are also available in a variety of colors and styles. The device is also available in different price ranges according to the features in it.

You will never regret purchasing these digital hearing aids. The various styles of Hearing Aids   that you can opt for are Open-fit hearing aids, Reciever-in-Canal, Behind-the-Ear, Completely-in-the-Canal, Mini-Canal, In-the-Canal, Half-shell and In-the-Ear. Most of these styles are suitable for mild to profound hearing loss. In order to ascertain which model fits the best for you, you first need to visit an audiologist and take an audio test. Based upon the type and extent of your hearing loss, the audiologist will recommend the suitable device for you. Buy the digital hearing aids for that perfect hearing experience. 

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