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Table 2

List of hearing aids used in the study. In the right column, the available settings for INR in the fitting software are listed. The default setting for a hearing loss of type N3 and a flat UCL of 100 dB HL suggested by the fitting software (First Fit) is underlined. For the experiment of this study, the maximum setting was selected indicated with bold letters.

Type/manufacturer INR settings
Bolero M90-M/Phonak Level 0 (off) to Level 20, Level 8
LiNX Quattro 9 RE977 – DWT/GN ReSound Off / mild / moderate / strong
Livio Edge AI 2400 BTE 13/Starkey Off / 1 (up to 6 dB) / 2 (up to 9 dB / 3 (up to 12 dB) /4 (up to 15 dB)
Moment MBB3D 440/Widex Off / TruSound Softener / TrueSound Softener Plus
Motion 13 7Nx/Signia Min (−20 dB) / med (−30 dB) / max (−40 dB)
Opn S 1 BTE 105/Oticon Off / low / medium / high

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