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23 January 2017 - 745 Views
Two different solutions. To give you a direct and quick answer: my preferred choice for unilateral profound losses would be Phonak Bi-CROS. Most clinics would offer you a trial period allowing you the opportunity to trial both then you choose what suits your loss, life style and personal preference better.
It absolutely does, but requires the Phone Clip+. The Linx2 allows audio through the iPhone wirelessly, but still requires you to use the microphone of the iPhone. The Phone Clip+ becomes the microphone. It additionally allows you to make program changes, volume changes, mute functionality, and answering/rejecting an incoming phone call.
27 August 2016 - 3155 Views
ReSound LiNX, Enzo, LiNX², and Enzo², and Beltone First, Legend, Boost, & Boost+ hearing aids work well with compatible Android phones. However, with Android there is no A2DP stereo streaming. From the ReSound Smart Hearing Aid Compatibility page:ReSound Smart is compatible with the following Android devices**:Please note: Direct stereo streaming, which is available via the iOS platform, is not currently available through Android platforms at this time. Android users can stream stereo audio using the ReSound Unite Phone Clip+ which allows you to... Read more
Custom hearing device products do not have IP (Ingress Protection) ratings, only behind-the-ear devices do. For moisture, the highest score a product can receive is an 8, which means it is waterproof. Custom devices between ReSound or Phonak are likely to be similar, with a rating of 7, which means it can be submersed in water for up to 30 min and still work. Because the battery door is not sealed, the custom device cannot be waterproof. If your custom device is submerged in water, it will likely be functional, but you'll want to be sure to throw out... Read more
The Linx 2 61 products do not have FM capability, but they are capable to connecting to a multi-mic accessory, which can be used in a similar manner (via Bluetooth). For example, in a classroom setting, the student would wear the hearing aids and hand the multi-mic to the teacher. The hearing aids must be placed in "streaming mode" for the mic, with a push of the program button on the back of the hearing aids (or via the smartphone app), and once this is done, the hearing aids will pick up sound coming from the multi-mic being worn by the teacher, in... Read more