Technical
January 13, 2018

Instruction books for TV streamers

Oticon TV adapter 3.0 (for Oticon Opn) Phonak TV Connector (for Audeo B-Direct)

Technical
January 12, 2018

The great IIC swindle

Many adverts are suggesting that potential 'new users' of hearing aids will be delighted with new IIC (that is, pop in) discreet hearing aids. This is seldom the case. You...
Technical
December 28, 2017

The BTD 800 USB dongle for Oticon Opn connections to laptops etc.

The Bluetooth dongle recommended by Oticon is made by Sennheiser. It is the BTD 800…

Technical
December 27, 2017

Best budget SmartPhone for PHONAK AUDEO B-Direct?

We are recommending the HONOR 6A. Appliances Direct, a perfectly trustworthy online retailer are selling…

Technical
December 22, 2017

Mobile Phone compatibility with PHONAK AUDEO B Direct hearing aids

The Phonak Audeo B-Direct hearing aid works with many more mobile phones than its competitors. These being the Oticon Opn and the Resound Linx (those do wireless stereo streaming of...
Technical
December 21, 2017

How to stream audio from a laptop to your OPN hearing aids

You will need a pair of OTICON OPN hearing aids, the new ConnectClip and the specialized BT dongle also available from us. Assuming the ConnectClip is already connected to the...
Technical
December 12, 2017

Landline phone streams to Phonak Audeo B-Direct

I just got the Siemens Gigaset land line phone to work with the PHONAK AUDEO B-DIRECT! That means when you take a call, the sound streams into both your hearing...
Technical
November 27, 2017

Phonak Audeo B & V: issue with streaming recorded SKY programmes thru COMPILOT II & TV LINK II

You won’t hear any sound on RECORDED SKY PROGRAMS, assuming the optical cable is plugged…

Technical
November 22, 2017

Ear Impression Taking for Hearing Aids, by Robert Donnan

This is an impression of an ear canal ~If your new hearing aid is fitted deep down, partly- or mostly past the second bend, there will be less likelihood of...
Technical
October 27, 2017

Oticon Opn: Annoying voice prompts?

If you keep hearing a male voice ‘general’ and you’d like to remove it, here’s…

Technical
September 27, 2017

Using Oticon Opn on an iMac with inbuilt speakers enabled: It’s possible.

Pair your OPNs to the TV Adapter as normal. Insert a USB/SPDIF Adapter (I used…

Technical
August 27, 2017

Reply to a patient asking about possible health risks from hearing aid use radiation:

Hearing aids in normal operating mode emit around 0.0000025 watts, whereas a typical mobile phone…