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|LifeStyle||Premium Hearing aid, Includes all the bells and whistles (features) to cater for the client who has a busy, active lifestyle||For the active client seeking speech enrichment and delivering outstanding performance in challenging situations||Suits the active client who may not need all the bells and whistles||For people with a quieter lifestyle but still want to mix socially||Excellent audibility in most everyday situations||Helps you hear people speaking and good for one to one conversations|
|Connectivity||Enables leading edge sound streaming from compatible Apple products directly to the hearing aids. - 2.4GHz or by easy to use streaming device to pair with your phone||Enables leading edge sound streaming from compatible Apple products directly to the hearing aids. - 2.4GHz or by easy to use streaming device to pair with your phone||Enables leading edge sound streaming from compatible Apple products directly to the hearing aids. - 2.4GHz or by easy to use streaming device to pair with your phone||Connect to most bluetooth phones via an easy to use streaming device||Remote control is available|
|Speech||Enhanced communication in the most challenging and dynamic environments. Maintains a rich natural sound quality, such as busy restaurants, open workplaces, live concerts and sporting events||Prioritises the improvement of speech whilst maintaining comfort in noisy and challenging environments. Rich smooth sound for outdoors||Helps with speech understanding in most environments, reduce sound distortion in loud, everyday situations||Provides clear speech and great for one to one conversation||Improves speech clarity in one to one conversation, and small quite groups. Ideal for clients who have family and friends who visit them.||Easy listening|
|Programs & Channels||Unique Operating System, fully automatic that provide fully automatic functionality with 5 hearing programs and 15 processing channels||Fully automatic and has 4 hearing programs and 10 processing channels||Fully automatic with 3 hearing programs and 6 processing channels||Fully automatic with 3 hearing programs and 3 processing channels||3 Programs and 3 processing channels||3 Programs and 3 processing channels|
|Processing Channels & Programs||Most advanced technology that automatically analyses and detects the environment to optimise the hearing aid settings for enhanced speech understanding, without distortion and listener comfort||Includes a noise management program that reduces distortion -Excellent speech understanding for loud, exciting environments - Advanced speech enhancement working binaurally to hear every word||Great universal program that can locate sound source and provide optimum hearing||Designed particularly for people with various degrees of hearing needs|
|Listening Solutions||Great for conversations, in theatres, at public lectures, for hearing distant sounds, in shopping centres, in the outdoors, when there’s low level noise, in small groups, in busy restaurants, at work events and when listening in big crowds||Works well in one-to-one conversations, in theatres, at public lectures, in shopping centres, outdoors, in small groups and in busy restaurants - Designed for busy active lifestyles||Designed for people who socialise only a few times a week. Technology improves ease of hearing speech in small private groups and mildly noisy environments.||Designed for people who socialise once a week. True to life sound that is clear and not distorted and gives access to life's meaningful soft and loud sounds||True to life sounds that are clear and not distorted||A budget option for the price-conscious buyer|
|Summary||Premium Hearing Aid - More capacity than the first rocket into space||Gold hearing instruments are like Platinum instruments but without all the premium features.||Silver hearing instruments will meet the needs of the majority of clients wanting to improve and enhance their hearing.||A good medium price hearing instrument that delivers quality speech and communication||Designed for people with quieter lifestyles who want access to a device that can be paired with the television or their mobile phone||Available free through the Office of Hearing Services program|