Can an inactivated hearing aid act as a hearing protector?

Authors

  • R. Hetu Groupe d'Acoust., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
  • H. Tran Quoc Groupe d'Acoust., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada

Keywords:

acoustic noise, hearing aids, noise abatement, insertion loss, inactivated hearing aids, hearing protectors, acoustic head simulator, hearing protector evaluation

Abstract

The authors assess the effectiveness of various models of inactivated hearing aids as hearing protectors. Insertion loss was measured in a free field using an acoustic head simulator specifically designed for hearing protector evaluation

Published

1992-09-01

How to Cite

1.
Hetu R, Tran Quoc H. Can an inactivated hearing aid act as a hearing protector?. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 1992Sep.1 [cited 2020Dec.5];20(3):35-6. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/725

Issue

Section

Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada

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