Global Patent Index - EP 0969697 A2

EP 0969697 A2 20000105 - A hearing aid

Title (en)

A hearing aid

Title (de)

Hörhilfegerät

Title (fr)

Prothèse auditive

Publication

EP 0969697 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99304358 A

Priority

GB 9811947 A

Abstract (en)

The present invention provides a hearing-aid device (41) including a circuit (21) which is responsive to an externally applied magnetic field to control a setting of the hearing-aid. In one example. the circuit (21) is a variable gain amplifier circuit (21) which is responsive to the applied magnetic field to control the volume setting of the hearing-aid device (41). The magnet may be provided at one end of a hand-held rod (42) enabling a user to adjust the volume setting of the hearing-aid device discretely. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

H04R 25/00

IPC 8 full level

H04R 25/00 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

H04R 25/50 (2013.01); H04R 25/558 (2013.01); H04R 2225/41 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0969697 A2 20000105; EP 0969697 A3 20020206; GB 9811947 D0 19980729

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 99304358 A 19990603; GB 9811947 A 19980603