Tech Tip – Aventa 3 Microphone Balance and Telecoil

ReSound’s microphone slider option allows flexibility in programming, providing adjustability of the hearing instrument’s telecoil and microphone balance, for increased patient comfort.

Verso Hearing Instruments

To create a telecoil program, choose the program environment tab and make your selection.  By default, the hearing instrument microphone is active and set 3dB softer than the telecoil content.

Verso Telecoil TabMicrophone slider adjustments can be made by navigating to, ‘Advanced Features.’Verso Telecoil Slider

  • Adjustment Range:
    • 0 to -12 dB
    • 3 dB offset increments.
    • Default: -3 dB offset toward the word, “Tel.”
      • Impact: the hearing instrument microphone is 3 dB softer than the telecoil
  • Offset Slider Options
    •  Slider Toward the Tel Setting:
      • As the slider moves toward the Tel setting, each step, in 3 dB increments, attenuates the hearing instrument microphone.
    • Slider Toward the Mic Setting:
      • As the slider moves toward the Mic setting, each step, in 3 dB increments, attenuates the telecoil content.

Alera Telecoil Tab

Alera Telecoil Slider

  • Adjustment Range
    • 0 to -12 dB
      • 3 dB increments of offset.
    • Default: -3 dB offset toward the word, “Tel.”
      • Impact: the hearing instrument microphone is 3 dB softer than the telecoil content.
  • Offset Slider Options
    • Slider Toward the Mic Setting:
      • As the slider moves completely to the Mic setting, the hearing instrument microphone and the telecoil content are equal.
    • Slider Toward the Tel Setting:
      • As the slider moves toward the Tel setting, each step, in 3 dB increments, attenuates the hearing instrument microphone.
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