Global Patent Index - EP 0695108 B1

EP 0695108 B1 2000-04-19 - Hearing aid

Title (en)

Hearing aid

Title (de)

Hörgerät

Title (fr)

Prothèse auditive

Publication

EP 0695108 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 95109706 A

Priority

DE 4426967 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0695108A2] The earpiece housing (1) contg. the speaker in conjunction with a microphone (5) and an externally accessible vol. control (2) is joined by a flexible tube (4) to the casing (6) in which the audio amplifier (9) and battery (10) are enclosed. Attachments to both ends of the tube are made with shaped pieces (5) which can be glued-in or left loose for dismantling. The material of the tube allows of bending in any direction into a stable shape. A multistrand wire spray-coated with plastic may be used. The microphone is shielded from wind for open-air use. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04R 25/00; H04R 25/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04R 25/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04R 25/604 (2013.01); H04R 25/60 (2013.01); H04R 2225/021 (2013.01); H04R 2225/63 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT CH DE DK FR GB IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0695108 A2 19960131; EP 0695108 A3 19970226; EP 0695108 B1 20000419; AT 192012 T 20000515; DE 4426967 A1 19960201; DK 0695108 T3 20000918

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