Using a Remote Control with Your Hearing Aid

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Using a Remote Control with Your Hearing Aid

  1. 1. Call Us Today Clermont Office: (352) 729-3377 Orlando Office: (407) 329-4885 Using a Remote Control with Your Hearing Aid As the hearing aid becomes smaller and more advanced in terms of technology, the wireless remotes have been replacing the volume wheels and buttons that the hearing aids once had. Some of the aids provide you with the ability to be able to connect your Bluetooth device to the unit with a specialized remote control. This allows your hearing aid to serve as a cell phone or speaker for your computer with the push of a single button. Hearing aid remotes canprove extremely valuable once you have mastered how to usethem, as well as when. How many people dont like being able tohave another piece of technology to play with?Simple Remote ControlsAll of the manufacturers can offer you a simple remote control foryour unit. However, not all of the different types will becompatible with a remote control. If your device comes equippedwith wireless features, you will be able to get a remote control forit. The remote control provides you with a lot more hearingpossibilities than that of the traditional aids from years ago withbuttons and controls on the device.When you choose aids that have wireless features built-in, youwill be able to program it just like a computer. Any adjustmentsthat you make will be stored onto the computer chip that is foundwithin the hearing aid itself, as well as through your providerscomputer system. The simple wireless remotes provide you with Website : Harmony Hearing Centers Of America Blog : www.Hearing-Aids-Orlando-FL Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-Clermont-FL.com
  2. 2. Call Us Today Clermont Office: (352) 729-3377 Orlando Office: (407) 329-4885the option of making any necessary adjustments to the volume,tone and overall sound quality in the hearing aid itself.A simple remote control will provide you with volumes foradjusting both ear buttons, changing the tone or overall pitch,program buttons to customize your hearing for later use,numbered buttons that allow you to recall anything you haveprogrammed into the remote and an indicator to let you knowwhen your battery life is getting low. Most of the simple remoteswill have the same sets of features, although there may be acouple more added in there depending on the manufacturer.Some of the remotes will come equipped with buttons for quiet,party, telephone and restaurant. Each one of the buttons allowsyou to be able to change the memory on the inside of your deviceto one of the programs that are pre-set for various listeningsituations. If you are having difficulty hearing at a restaurant orparty, you can try pushing the button on your remote that relatesto that specific environment to see if you are able to heareverything around you better.Once you have made the changes on your hearing aid remote,you need to wait a few minutes to allow your brain to adjust tothe different settings. Slowly go through the options until you findthe one that works for your specific situation. Every one of thesettings on your remote can be adjusted by your provider,including the one that allows you to change your volume levels.Always make sure that you have your remote control on you. Ifyou have forgotten what you have programmed on your remote,you will need to make an appointment with your provider todiscuss all of the features on your remote and hearing aid. Website : Harmony Hearing Centers Of America Blog : www.Hearing-Aids-Orlando-FL Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-Clermont-FL.com
  3. 3. Call Us Today Clermont Office: (352) 729-3377 Orlando Office: (407) 329-4885Remotes Capable of Bluetooth TechnologySome of the hearing aid remotes are equipped with Bluetoothtechnology. However, you will need to have the remote control tobe able to access all of the Bluetooth features. You will need tosync the remote with a few of your favorite devices that areBluetooth capable by designating a button for each one of yourdevices.Whenever you want to connect to one of the devices that youhave programmed into your remote, simply press the button andthe signal will make its way through the device and into yourhearing aid all via your remote. You are only able to utilize onedevice at a time. If you have your cell phone linked to yourhearing aid remote, you will be able to answer any phone callsthrough your hearing aid and hear everything crystal clear rightthrough your unit. Website : Harmony Hearing Centers Of America Blog : www.Hearing-Aids-Orlando-FL Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-Clermont-FL.com

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