In-the-Ear (ITE) Hearing Systems
In-the-Ear hearing instruments are worn directly in the ear. They are custom-made based on the anatomy of the wearer’s ear. They sit either in the bowl of the ear or deep in the ear canal.
Components of hearing instrument
- Microphones – pick up the sound
- Receiver – transmits the sound
- Mini-chip – processes the sound in accordance with individual hearing needs
- Tube with earpiece – delivers the amplified sound to the ear
- Battery – powers the instrument