According to the different wearing method, we can divide hearing aids into BTE(Behind the ear), ITE (in the ear), Body worn (we also call them Pocket hearing aid) hearing aid.
What’s BTE Hearing Aid? A behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid hooks over the top of your ear and rests behind the ear. A tube connects the hearing aid to a custom earpiece called an ear mold that fits in your ear canal. This type is appropriate for people of all ages and those with almost any type of hearing loss. BTE included ear hook, ear zoom, open fit, RIC and so on. There is the external hearing aid. And behind the ear style hearing aids are a lot sleeker and slimmer than they used to be giving you a very comfortable fit.
So we can see from that all hearing aids wear behind the ear are called “BTE Hearing Aid”. This type of hearing aid is high power and high sound gain generally because they have a “big” machine body. What’s more, they are really easy to take off.
However, they are typically the largest and most visible hearing aids, which many people don’t like. BTE hearing aids are the best for kids because they can fit with an ear mold, which will need to be replaced as a child grows.
There are also new “mini” BTE aids, which are sometimes called “on-the-ear” devices. They are smaller than traditional BTE aids and use either a standard earmold or a new open-fit design, which doesn’t give ears that plugged up feeling. People like these because they improve comfort, reduce feedback and address people’s cosmetic concerns.
Truly waterproof hearing aids are rare devices. They aren’t completely nonexistent, but there is only one model. The only truly waterproof hearing aid is the JH-D19 made by JINGHAO MEDICAL. This model is completely waterproof and dustproof.
It utilizes a completely waterproof and sealed housing and the battery door seals...