Which microphones should I use?

hearing-loop-headerFor people with ‘T’ switches on their hearing aid or with cochlear implants, the lack of a functioning hearing augmentation system means they cannot enjoy a lecture or meeting in the same way as others. This newsletter from Printacall helps unravel the mysteries of why some work, some don’t and others have a lot of static or interference.

The most common mistakes are for installers to place ceiling microphones above the people speaking and placing a microphone in the middle of the table. Both of these methods defeat the purpose for which a hearing Augmentation System has been installed. This also has the side effect of making the system unfit for use, and being open to an indefensible DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) Complaint. For more go to the newsletter.