At times your hearing aids alone may not be enough to overcome loud background noise, hearing in lectures, meetings at work or at family parties. There are accessories that enhance the performance of your hearing aids in these difficult listening situations.
Phonak Hearing Aid Accessories
The Phonak ComPilot offers excellent stereo sound quality while connecting Phonak hearing aids via Bluetooth to a variety of audio sources: mobile phones, MP3 players, tablets, laptops and computers. Combine with Phonak TVLink to turn your hearing aids into wireless headphones, or with Phonak RemoteMic for better understanding over distance.
ComPilot Air II
The small and stylish Phonak ComPilot Air offers excellent stereo sound quality while connecting Phonak hearing aids via Bluetooth to a variety of audio sources: cell phones, MP3 players, tablets, laptops and computers. Combine with Phonak TVLink to turn your hearing aids into wireless headphones, or with Phonak RemoteMic for better understanding over distance.
TV Link II
Phonak TVLink II is used in combination with ComPilot or ComPilot Air – allows you to get the most out of your TV viewing. It improves speech understanding by turning Phonak hearing aids into wireless stereo headphones for TV or music sources. The streaming distance of up to 30 meters (100 ft) allows you to move around the house without missing moment of whatever you’re watching!
The small and light Phonak RemoteMic is an easy solution for one-to-one conversations over distance, for example in a lecture. Clipped onto the speaker’s clothing, it transmits the speaker’s voice directly to both hearing aids via a ComPilot or ComPilot Air over a distance of up to 20 meters (66 ft).
Easy Call II
Phonak EasyCall connects Phonak wireless hearing aids to your mobile phone using Bluetooth. It is permanently attached and connected to the phone and streams conversations directly to both hearing aids, for unmatched sound quality and maximum speech understanding. Thanks to this direct-streaming solution, you can keep your preferred mobile phone constantly connected to your Phonak wireless hearing aids.
The Phonak DECT is a cordless phone that can be used by the whole family and is unique in its ability to connect automatically and wirelessly with Phonak hearing aids. Up to six handsets can be connected to the base, making this phone particularly useful for small offices. A 300m (950 ft) range allows you to walk around and still enjoy excellent sound quality. Plus, it’s suitable for people with no hearing loss too.
Pilot One II
The Phonak Pilot One remote control was designed for maximum impact, ease of use and discretion. Its clever simplicity and ergonomic design make it totally user-friendly.
Roger Hearing Aid Accessories
Roger Pen/Easy Pen
Roger Pen is a handy microphone for various listening situations. Thanks to its portable design, it can be conveniently used where additional support is needed over distance and in noise. It can also transmit the sound of multimedia devices e.g. TV and has wideband Bluetooth for cell phone calls.
Roger Select is specifically designed to help boost your hearing performance and keep you at the heart of the conversation. What makes Roger Select so unique is its innovative MultiBeam Technology that allows you to hear regardless of where a voice is coming from.
Roger Clip-On Mic
Roger clip-on mic is a small microphone designed for one-to-one conversations. Featuring a directional microphone, the user can focus on a conversation with their partner. It can also transmit the sound of multimedia devices e.g. TV. A discreet and lightweight stand-alone microphone for a conversation partner, with industry leading speech-in-noise and over distance performance.
Roger Table Mic II
Roger Table Mic II is a wireless microphone especially designed for meetings that helps people with hearing loss understand better in noise and over distance. Simply place Roger Table Mic II in the middle of the table. If you have multiple microphones spread them out so that every meeting participant is close enough to a microphone to be heard.
How to buy
Hearing aid accessories are available to purchase privately from a number of hearing care professionals:
University Hospital of Hartlepool
Action on Hearing Loss
Hearing grants are available, providing free equipment to help you with your hearing loss.
Scheme 1 – Access to Work
Scheme 2 – Disability Students’ Allowance
Scheme 3 – Veterans’ Hearing Fund
For more information visit the Hearing Grants website.