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"The Clapper" Hearing Aid

Never lose the blasted thing again.
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Hearing Aid with one of those "find your keys" gadgets installed: clap your hands and it beeps to help you find it
land, Jun 29 2000

remote control http://www.halfbake...ea/remote_20control
Same thing for a different device. [egnor, Jun 29 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]


       eerm if you need a hearing aid then how would you hear where the thing is?!
ponda_baba, Jun 29 2000

       I think that's the point ponda...:)
MrTheRich, Jun 29 2000

       I dont know if it is... A madly vibrating one would be useful. Although the tiny components might be shaken about too much. And what if someone claps behind you your head would be rattled and your brain would heamorrage. Cool
ponda_baba, Jun 29 2000

       i'm assuming that since it beeps to help you find it, you're not wearing it. would you be able to hear the beeps then?   

       how about a bright flash, like blind people's phones?
pixelswisher, Jun 29 2000

       Why not keep it on a piece of string tied to your wrist? You wouldn't lose it then!
MrTheRich, Jun 29 2000

       Piece the deaf persons ear and attach ear ring to hearing aid via chain. Very Skid Row
ponda_baba, Jun 29 2000

       Two words: Super Glue
MrTheRich, Jun 30 2000

       Blind people's phones ring with a "bright flash"? I don't get this; blind people can't see the flash, and they can hear a normal ring just fine.   

       Surely you're talking about phones for deaf people?
egnor, Jul 02 2000

       I mentioned this to my wife (who wears one) and she laughed so much the baby nearly arrived early. She only takes hers off at night, and when she does it gets turned off. The idea that it might get lost, like glasses, is not really much of a problem.   

       Are you actually speaking from experience when you say "Never lose the blasted thing again"?
Alcin, Aug 30 2000

       Yep, I second Super Glue - just needs to be attached once, carefully, and you will never get dust in your ear either.
frances, Sep 01 2000

       Duh, and when the battery goes flat?
Alcin, Sep 02 2000

       Got another ear, don't you?
StarChaser, Sep 02 2000

       I was thinking more along the lines of a "clap to activate" thing. Grandpa not paying attention? "Hey! *clap* *clap*, Gramps!"
bennie, Sep 02 2000

       Blind peoples phones + lights = Unanswered phones. Hearing aids + beepers = Unanswered phones. Land + Pixelswisher = Unanswered phones. Nobody's Home. As it happens, I have been 85% deaf [profoundly] since birth @ 40 [280 dog] years. I can assure you that a deaf person finding something emitting a low decibel beep without the benefit of a Hearing Aid is unheard of.
thumbwax, Sep 05 2000

       i think the piece of string tied to your wrist would work best. then you could never lose it... unless you lost your wrist. then that would really suck.
bobathie, May 15 2007


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