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Can you swim with the new Kanso processor form Cochlear?

Query: I'm a teacher of the deaf working across the age range and have seen there is a new Cochlear device out. Does it come with any waterproofing options or is it waterproof like the advanced Bionics Neptune? Reply: Thanks for your query and you are right the new processor from Cochlear is called the Kanso. The technology is exactly equivalent to the Nucleus 6 (N6), it has just all been incorporated into a pr...

Posted on November 7, 2016 11:18

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What are the waterproof options for the different CI's?

Query: We are starting swimming lessons at school and I am supporting two children with different types of cochlear implants. Please could you tell me the different options for waterproof accessories? Reply: The different manufacturers all have a variety of options, some completely waterproof processors, like the Neptune for Advanced Bionics:

Posted on October 4, 2016 15:32

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Which stethoscope is best to link to CI?

I'm currently trying to get a stethoscope to link to my cochlear implant. I'm having trouble getting it funded as they aren't so available in UK. It will need to come from America I see it has been on the forum and would like to know: Which one did you go for? Does it work well? Lastly did you manage get funding? Reply: I know we have had this topic on the forum before ...

Posted on March 21, 2016 10:40

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Using the phone with my CI?

I'm an adult with a cochlear implant and new to it all. I have mine form Advanced Bionics, could you point me to where to find options for using my phone? Reply: Yes there are a number of options you could try, both with a land line phone and also to use with your mobile phone. The link to all the information about these products can be found on the link below:

Posted on January 15, 2016 20:50

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Can you access music with the N6 phone clip?

My daughter has been upgraded to the N6 and we can now choose an accessory to use. We are thinking about choosing the phone clip. She is 10 years old and enjoys music, we just wondered whether streaming music was an option or is it just for the phone? Reply: Yes she will be able to access music through the phone clip, if the device she listens to music with is blue tooth enabled, so an I-pd or I-phone.

Posted on November 29, 2015 21:31

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Have you seen the Roger upgrader?

Query: Have you seen Phonak’s new Roger upgrader? Phonak Roger upgrader This useful site from Phonak can be downloadable and support those of you either using or working with people who use the Roger system and related wireless accessories. ...

Posted on November 9, 2015 11:39

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Niada CI Listening check for half price

Sounding Board has always tried to support good troubleshooting and the management of technology. It is simply no use having access to fantastic technology if it’s not working properly! For the next few weeks Advanced Bionics are offering their Naida CI listening check at HALF PRICE, so £75. We just wanted to make the forum aware of this offer.

Posted on October 2, 2015 10:50

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NEW AB Naida CI accessories brochure

We have had a few professionals asking about the different accessories available for the Niada CI. Here is the resource and products brochure from Advanced Bionics: International Naida CI Accessories brochure

Posted on September 14, 2015 13:48

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