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Audiometer

The SIBELSOUND DUO AOM diagnostic audiometer is distinguished by its innovative approach to audiology, providing healthcare professionals with a versatile tool for occupa...

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The SIBELSOUND 400-A model is a bench audiometer designed by the sibelmed brand. It is suitable for all screening and diagnostic audiometric needs. It offers four types o...

Audiometer Certified professional

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This screening audiometer is a medical device, very easy to use. It is a portable model, ideal for occupational medicine and schools. It has an LCD screen and USB ports t...

Audiometer Certified professional

The Bell Basic model is an audiometer designed by the Italian brand Inventis for healthcare professionals. More precisely, it is used for basic audiometric diagnostics. F...

Audiometer Certified professional

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In this dedicated booth for audiometers, Placemed offers an exceptional range of screening audiometers designed for healthcare professionals, particularly in the following specialties: ENT, occupational medicine, audiology, hearing aid dispensing, etc.
Here, you will find a wide selection of medical equipment dedicated to manual and automatic audiometric screening, as well as their accessories and software. This selection includes models from top brands such as Echodia, Electronica, and Colson. They are perfectly suited for both young children and the elderly, and can be used in both clinics and ambulatory medicine settings.

What is an AUDIOMETER?

An audiometer is an essential medical device designed to accurately assess a person's hearing capacity. Since its invention in the early 20th century, the audiometer has undergone remarkable evolution, progressing from a rudimentary tool to a sophisticated electronic equipment capable of detecting the slightest nuances of hearing loss.
Over time, audiology—the use of the audiometer—has become a key element of auditory health. This process enables physicians and audiologists to measure the sensitivity of hearing to different sound frequencies, providing a precise overview of an individual's hearing ability. Thanks to this technology, early hearing loss can be detected, allowing for more effective treatment and improved quality of life.
As auditory health is a crucial component of our overall well-being, the importance of the audiometer cannot be underestimated. Whether for routine screening or monitoring existing hearing conditions, the audiometer remains a valuable tool to ensure optimal hearing. Its role in understanding, diagnosing, and treating auditory issues confirms its status as an essential instrument in the field of auditory health.

What are the types of audiometers?

Audiometers, these indispensable tools for assessing hearing capacity, come in various types designed to meet different needs in auditory health. Each type has specific characteristics and advantages, allowing for tailored use in various situations.

Clinical Audiometer

This is the most comprehensive audiometer. Used in a professional medical context, it accurately evaluates hearing across a wide range of frequencies and intensities. It offers a multitude of tests, including tonal and speech audiometry, as well as special tests like auditory evoked potentials.

Screening Audiometer

This type of device is primarily designed to perform quick screening tests in schools, occupational health centers, or screening campaigns. It measures auditory capacity at specific frequencies and intensities to rapidly identify any potential hearing loss.

Portable Audiometer

Compact and easy to carry, the portable audiometer is ideal for situations where mobility is required, such as home visits, rural consultations, or mobile health campaigns. It allows for basic on-site audiometric testing.

Furthermore, there are also other specialized types of audiometers, such as pediatric audiometers , designed specifically to test children's hearing, or otoacoustic emissions audiometers , which measure the sounds generated by the inner ear.

How to choose the right AUDIOMETER?

Choosing the right audiometer can seem complex, but with a clear understanding of the specific needs of your practice and the different options available, you can make the best choice. Here are some key factors to consider when purchasing an audiometer.

  1. Type of audiometer: Audiometers come in various forms, each designed to meet specific needs. Clinical audiometers offer a comprehensive range of tests for detailed hearing evaluation, while screening audiometers are simpler and allow for quick basic tests. Portable audiometers are ideal for mobile practitioners.
  2. Required features: Depending on your practice, you may need specific features such as tonal audiometry, speech audiometry, tympanometry, or otoacoustic emissions. Ensure that the audiometer you choose has the necessary features you require.
  3. Reliability and accuracy: It is crucial to choose an audiometer that provides precise and reliable measurements. Check the technical specifications and opt for equipment made by a reputable brand known for its quality and reliability.
  4. User-friendliness: An audiometer should be intuitive and easy to use, for both you and your staff. This includes a clear user interface, well-organized controls, and quality training or customer support if needed.
  5. Support and maintenance: Consider the after-sales service offered by the manufacturer or supplier. Good maintenance and responsive technical support are essential to ensure the proper functioning of your audiometer in the long run.