Monthly Archives: July 2011

Verification and Validation

By Tammara Stender, Au.D. & Rena Appleby, Au.D. Verification and validation are techniques that are used to ensure hearing aid performance and end-user satisfaction.  Despite the many benefits, these techniques are often overlooked during fitting. Some common reasons are: Unclear … Continue reading

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Tech Tip – Operating Systems

Noahlink , Aventa 2.95 and Windows 7 On occasion, when working with Noahlink and Aventa 2.95 on a Windows 7 32 or 64 bit operating system, attempts to connect following an initial successful connection may result in a “No connected … Continue reading

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Personalizing Patient Fittings

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. One of the best ways to personalize a fitting for your patients is to choose the most appropriate hearing aid experience level. ReSound’s Aventa 3 fitting software includes 4 levels specific to the patient’s hearing aid … Continue reading

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Tech Tip – Weak or Dead Instruments and the Effect of Wax

Wax build-up is the most common cause for “weak” or “dead” custom instruments being returned to ReSound for repair. To illustrate the impact of a plugged wax filter, response curve Hearing Instrument Test (HIT) measures  were obtained for a hearing … Continue reading

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Strategies for Selling Unite™ Wireless Accessories

We know from our regional sales directors and business partners that selling hearing aid accessories is not easy.  Based on the feedback we’ve received from audiology clinics and dispensers, we’ve come up with some recommended strategies to boost your wireless … Continue reading

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Tech Tip – Reconfiguring Alera instruments when using Airlink

ReSound’s Reconfigure option can be used when the physical receiver or the open versus closed configuration that you are using is different than that identified in Aventa 3. Reconfigure allows you to customize Alera BTE aids to best fit your … Continue reading

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Introducing WindGuard – Superior Wind Noise Protection

ReSound has developed a new technology for wind noise protection.  WindGuard, which will be available in the Fall, is a dual-microphone signal processing technology designed to effectively reduce the level of wind noise in hearing devices. While hearing devices have … Continue reading

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