Development of Digital-Controlled Measuring Instrument for Hearing


A digital-controlled measuring instrument for hearing, which is mainly composed of STC11F16EX, AD9833, ISD400416MS and LM1972, is introduced in this paper. It may output highly accurate and purified sine signal whose frequency and amplitude are controlled by digital data. Specially, the displaying number of decibel is equal to actual number of decibel because that frequency response of earphone is corrected through software of microcontroller. Additionally, touching buttons, which is simple and convenience to use, is selected. Hence this instrument is convenient to measure and teach about hearing specially, research and study on frequency characteristic of human ear and impedance characteristic of human body in medical science.

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L. Chen, G. Liu, B. Gao, P. Chen and X. Xiong, "Development of Digital-Controlled Measuring Instrument for Hearing," Journal of Signal and Information Processing, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2012, pp. 421-426. doi: 10.4236/jsip.2012.34055.

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