Global Patent Index - EP 0969697 A2

EP 0969697 A2 2000-01-05 - 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

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

DCS

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

DOCDB simple family

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