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Anyone using the eClarity Soundfield system?

Query: Does anyone have any experience of using the EClarity systems with CIs? Some institutions are being attracted to the systems due to the cost Reply:It will be interesting to see iif anyone is using and would leave feedback. We will ask around on the courses we run too. Sorry we can’t give you more tangible feedback but have included some links below: ...

Posted on July 6, 2016 11:40

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New Roger Touchscreen Mic

Query: Could you tell me about the new Roger product. I believe it is like the original Roger to be used in the classroom but was not sure what the difference is? Reply: You are referring to the new Roger Touchscreen Mic, it has been fairly recently launched as part of Phonak’s Roger education portfolio. It works in a similar way to the Roger that you may be familiar with but has some key added features:

Posted on May 25, 2016 11:18

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How do I use Microlink with the Nucleus 5?

Query: How do I link up an Nucleus 5 cochlear implant processor with a microlink? Reply: There is a section on Sounding Board to answer your query. Please find the link below: Linking up the Nucleus 5 with the microlink

Posted on December 1, 2015 14:38

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Tips for linking up my FM to smart board and TV?

Query: On a course recently I was told about various options for setting up the white board and soundfield system so that it benefitted the deaf child in my class wearing a cochlear implant but also did not for example block the sound from YouTube clips for the rest of the class. He showed us the different options depending on the set up of speakers etc. Please could you tell me what these are? Reply: T...

Posted on November 10, 2015 14:49

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FM training tool

Enquiry: I have a few younger children on my caseload now and really think they would benefit from an FM system to use during circle time in nursery and also parents are asking about it. The only concern I have is knowing when they are ready and don't want to give them something that may make things worse not better. I have heard there is a new resource to look at FM readiness , do you have more info please? ...

Posted on February 18, 2015 19:50

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Do I need new Smartlink batteries?

Enquiry:I am in my 2nd year of a part time MSc at Southampton University. I have BSL interpreter and notetaker in my lectures and also I use the Phonak Smartlink Plus FM system as well which just gives me a connection to the lecturer speaking even though I don't understand everything they are saying. However, I have noticed that the battery in the Phonak Smartlink+ transmitter now only last half a day of a full day of lecturers. My Phonak Smartlink+ syste...

Posted on November 12, 2014 14:49

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Using FM systems at home

Enquiry: Have you seen this new resource from the NDCS? It is a YouTube clip about families using FM systems at home. Reply: Here is the link to the clip and is subtitled. There are some lovely insights from families about how they are using the technology at home to enhance communication and listening.

Posted on November 4, 2014 14:58

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New NDCS Resource:

Enquiry: We seem to have quite a few enquiries related to radio aids this month.Have you seen the new NDCS resource for families, “How radio aids can help”, a guide for parents. It is available from the NDCS Website The resource includes information about: • Using a radio aid with bone anchored hearing aids • and cochlear implants • Using a ra...

Posted on June 10, 2014 11:15

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