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Etymotic Research, Inc. is an engineering-driven research, development and manufacturing company. The name 'Etymotic' (pronounced 'et-im-oh-tik') means 'true to the ear'. Innovation, education and hearing conservation are central to Etymotic's mission.
The BEAN is a personal sound amplifier intended for anyone who wants to make their world one click louder. It provides those who need occasional hearing help with an affordable do-it-yourself solution similar to reading glasses.
Perfect for providing a needed boost to hear speech clearly.
The BEAN has been meticulously engineered to produce the highest sound fidelity possible. Frequency response is specifically shaped to improve speech intelligibility. Its 16kHz bandwidth is double the bandwidth of most other personal sound amplifiers.
The BEAN's unique circuitry enhances soft sounds. Loud sounds pass through naturally, as if there were nothing in your ear. The BEAN constantly adjusts to changing sounds in the environment with transitions so smooth most people forget they are wearing anything at all.
Dual-Mode switch for selecting between Lo and Hi levels of amplification.
On the Telecoil model, the switch selects either microphone mode or telecoil mode allowing direct connection to a room loop system.
Easy To Use
Both versions of the BEAN will run up to 12 days on a single battery. The audible LO-BATT indicator lets you know when the battery is running down.
In The Box
-Assortment of eartips.
-Filter removal tool and replacement filters.
-Supply of #10 zinc-air style batteries.
The highest fidelity sound amplification available at any cost comes from the BEAN Quiet Sound Amplifier from Etymotic Research. BEAN boosts soft high-pitched sounds heard in speech, which helps provide clarity for conversations, particularly in less-than-ideal listening environments. Amplifies soft sounds, while keeping the volume steady on louder noises or even reducing it for extremely loud sounds. This singular piece is featured in a brushed gold design.
Size: Single | Color: Brushed Gold
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