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Fw: Re: "El Cheapo" dummy heads?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Lennox" <email@example.com>
To: "Bo Gehring" <bgehring@FP3D.COM>
Sent: 06 July 2001 08:34
Subject: Re: Re: "El Cheapo" dummy heads?
> Are there any agreed AES standards for wigs?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bo Gehring" <bgehring@FP3D.COM>
> To: <AUDITORY@LISTS.MCGILL.CA>
> Sent: 05 July 2001 18:03
> Subject: Re: "El Cheapo" dummy heads?
> > I had some success ~1985 with cheap silicon rubber pinnae
> > which were sold to be used in hearing aid shops to teach the
> > proper insertion of hearing aids. I don't remember where
> > the distributor was located. The pinnae were of high
> > quality and clearly had been molded from some individual
> > rather than sculpted. These worked well in heads based
> > on foam mannequin heads but with the addition of sculptors'
> > plastilene to more nearly approximate an accurate head
> > in shape and in density around the ear. Knowles BT-1759
> > mikes were mounted at the eardrum rather than the entrance
> > to the ear canal. Using a wig seemed to help, too.