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2011/10/2-1 Speech processor, wearable, prototype, 'Speech processor PSP-1' with headset, metal / plastic, designed and made by Dr Peter Seligman / Jim Patrick, University of Melbourne Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1980. Click to enlarge.

Prototype wearable speech processor for cochlear implant system

Designed
Speech processor, wearable, prototype, 'Speech processor PSP-1' with headset, metal / plastic, designed and made at the University of Melbourne Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1980

Prototype of portable speech processor consisting of a beige rectangular plastic box with a black plastic control panel with white printed text describing dials switches and inputs/outputs for:
- battery level
- loudness
- signal pitch
- microphone level and input …

Summary

Object No.

2011/10/2-1

Object Statement

Speech processor, wearable, prototype, 'Speech processor PSP-1' with headset, metal / plastic, designed and made by Dr Peter Seligman / Jim Patrick, University of Melbourne Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1980

Physical Description

Speech processor, wearable, prototype, 'Speech processor PSP-1' with headset, metal / plastic, designed and made at the University of Melbourne Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1980

Prototype of portable speech processor consisting of a beige rectangular plastic box with a black plastic control panel with white printed text describing dials switches and inputs/outputs for:
- battery level
- loudness
- signal pitch
- microphone level and input plug
- signal type - music or speech
- output to transmitter coil
The connected headset consists of a white cord which stems to a rounded headband with a green plastic transmitter coil

Marks

White printed text reads;
SPEECH / PROCESOR / PSP1

Dimensions

Height

155 mm

Width

63 mm

Depth

157 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Prototype wearable speech processor for cochlear implant system 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 September 2021, <https://ma.as/416643>

Wikipedia

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This object is currently on display in Experimentations at the Powerhouse Museum.