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Body Type Transistor Hearing Aids

Mirabel Model ME-141C Transistor (Body) Hearing Aid

The Mirabel Model ME-141C was made by Mimy Electronics Co. Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan likely somewhere around 1975.

Its white plastic case measured 2¾" x 1⅝" x ⅝" and weighed 1¼ oz. without the battery.

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Top view of the Mirabel Model ME-141C showing the 8-position volume control (left), the microphone grill (center) and on/off switch (right).

 

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Left side view of the Mirabel ME-141C showing the receiver cord jack (left), H (high), N (normal), L (low) continuously variable tone control (center) and T (t-coil)/M (microphone) switch (right).

 

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When the receiver cord was plugged in, the cord partially obstructed the tone control. The cord could only be plugged in this way.

 

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The receiver  had a stock model ear tip molded to it. This was an economy hearing aid, hence the one size fits all ear mold.

 

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The battery compartment of the Mirabel Model ME-141C showing the model number, battery number (R6P), serial number and manufacturer.

 

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The Mirabel Model ME-141C took a standard AA battery, shown here in the battery compartment.

 

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The Mirabel Model ME-141C in its original case.

 

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Top view of the original case of the Mirabel Model ME-141C .

 

 

 

 

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