programmable hearing aids

porchikj at pilot.msu.edu porchikj at pilot.msu.edu
Fri Mar 28 00:11:35 EST 1997


I must say that I oppose censorship of the web.  Pricing is and
should remain within the bounds of free speech.  We consumers have to
protect ourselves against price gouging retailers.  Honest hearing
professionals and manufacturers have nothing to fear from price
information sharing.

James Porchik

In article <33376948.4EF3 at hctc.net>,
  audioman at HCTC.NET (Jeffrey Sirianni) wrote:
>
> Sorry to interfer in a worthwhile discussion of programmable
> compression aids, but I do need to request that discussion
> of pricing be left out of the newsgroup per the charter's
> agreement with the BIONET/BIOSCI administration.  Thank you
> for your cooperation.
>
> James Porchik (porchikj at pilot.msu.edu) wrote:
>
> >>Also is their less expensive alternative that offers similar performance?
> >>Somebody posted that they were very happy with a $800 dollar Siemens model.
> >>The audiologist that recommended the resound quoted a price of $3000 per
> >>pair; is this a fair price?
>
> Alex Sidline (asidline at voicenet.com) replied:
>
> >Re the $3000 per pair, I paid $3800! Although very expensive, my provider has
> >been readjusting per my request many times and never charged.
>
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