Cochlear implant, ‘Mini’, demonstration Cochlear implant, speech processor, with microphone headset, transmitter coil and tricord adaptor, Cochlear Pty Ltd, Australia, 1989

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1989.

Cochlear implant, ‘Mini’, demonstration Cochlear implant, speech processor, with microphone headset, transmitter coil and tricord adaptor, Cochlear Pty Ltd, Australia, 1989

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Cochlear implant, 'Mini', demonstration Cochlear implant, speech processor, with microphone headset, transmitter coil and tricord adaptor, Cochlear Pty Ltd, Australia, 1989

Production

This type of Cochlear implant was called the Mini, and was the first Cochlear implant designed specifically for children. Introduced in 1985, it was smaller with a lower profile than the previous design. It was also the first implant that contained a magnet inside the receiver coil to aid placement of the transmitter coil outside the skin. This meant that a headband was no longer required to keep the transmitter in place behind the ear. The implant was produced by Cochlear Limited in association with the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery at the University of Melbourne.
1989

Source

Gift of Cochlear Limited, 1989
1 May, 1989

Cite this Object

Cochlear implant, 'Mini', demonstration Cochlear implant, speech processor, with microphone headset, transmitter coil and tricord adaptor, Cochlear Pty Ltd, Australia, 1989 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 September 2017, <https://ma.as/94727>
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