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We have only fit a handful of patients so far. But, so far the feedback (no pun intended) has been great for hearing in noise! We all have different abilities to hear in noise and from my standpoint, this is a key factor in personalizing any solution.
I spoke with Oticon. They stated it is likely the Start-up "jingle" meaning it is the tones that come one when the hearing aid is first turned on. If you are having the tones happen after you've worn them a while, it indicates the power is going off and coming back on. You can change the battery. If it is a new battery you probably want to try a new one from another pack. When getting a new battery, remove the sticker then wait for 5 minutes for the battery to fully charge before putting it in the hearing aid. If you continue to get the tones... Read more
06 June 2017 - 733 Views
To answer the question, at the moment: no. With regard to The Connect Clip which should be coming later in the year (will connect the Opn's to Android phones) Oticon's tech department are currently unsure if will have built in mic but it may do. You can currently use the mic on the iPhone as a remote mic. You start "live listen" it works like & phone music listening. It is best suited to 1-2-1 conversations as the iPhone would still pick up background noise but it could work in a quieter situation ie classroom. The loop equipped Opn's could work... Read more
No the Streamer Pro only allows mono audio streaming to both devices. The new Oticon Opn productline does stream in stereo directly from the iPhone.
You may wish to choose a hearing aid that has a tinnitus sound generator feature that comes standard in the device (such as the Oticon Opn, if you want to stick with the Oticon brand). Tinnitus sound generators provide a background noise (such as soft static or ocean waves) to provide a distraction to your brain so you do not focus as much on the sound of your tinnitus. Check out this link to learn more about the tinnitus features in the Oticon Opn.Some people find relief from simply wearing a hearing aid even without a sound generator, because the... Read more
It is possible that this is the Oticon Opn equivalent to a car's check engine light. If it continues to happen, take it to your audiologist or hearing aid specialist so they can troubleshoot. Good luck!