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    I think having normal hearing to 1000 and then...

    I think having normal hearing to 1000 and then needing a marked amount of gain at 2000hz and 3000hz probably makes it worse than usual for you than it is for many of us. 2000hz is solidly in the...
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    I can vouch for the KS7s having what Rexton calls...

    I can vouch for the KS7s having what Rexton calls Bandwidth Compression (Frequency Compression) Bernafon has what they call Frequency Composition. It is similar to Oticon's Speech Rescue. The thing...
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    My Costco takes regular HA batteries.

    My Costco takes regular HA batteries.
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    I'm guessing your molds are vented? Otherwise I...

    I'm guessing your molds are vented? Otherwise I would think you'd have notable occlusion.
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    I'll start off by stating that I'm not an...

    I'll start off by stating that I'm not an audiologist so take my comments for what they're worth. You have a very mild hearing loss. By a lot of standards, you don't "need" hearing aids. I'm pretty...
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    I have no experience with programming Phonaks. I...

    I have no experience with programming Phonaks. I do have a couple of thoughts: 1)I'm assuming you've been wearing aids for a number of years and may have developed a preference for much more gain...
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    Musicians are often not happy with the sound of...

    Musicians are often not happy with the sound of hearing aids. I suspect you'd be happiest if you either took them out or turned them off while playing or listening to music.
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    Some people like the Silk CIC Primax by Signia....

    Some people like the Silk CIC Primax by Signia. (I think Costco sells a similar version by Rexton)I cannot make any claims for reliability. Haven't seen any particular pattern on the forums of one...
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    A quick google search reveals that they are...

    A quick google search reveals that they are experimenting with stents in the eustachian tube.They're also experimenting with dilating the eustachian tube. Here's a good, albeit long article on it...
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    I found some investment reports that mentioned...

    I found some investment reports that mentioned "First Universal 2.4 GHz digital wireless platform" but that's all it says. It's on a timeline and looks to be about mid 2017. The report was dated...
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    Odd that they are going to use Bluetooth 4 in a...

    Odd that they are going to use Bluetooth 4 in a new product, with Bluetooth 5 having been out for awhile.
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    Could not find your other post. Valsalva...

    Could not find your other post. Valsalva maneuever is just bearing down and I would not expect it to do anything to equalize air pressure in your ears. I'm guessing you're referring to holding both...
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    Just saw this today: ...

    Just saw this today: https://www.everydayhearing.com/hearing-technology/articles/best-alarm-clock-for-hearing-loss/
  14. Thread: Costco. Flat Loss.

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    I thought I read on the forums that Costco...

    I thought I read on the forums that Costco carries a Phonak BTE with a 675 battery. Hard to believe that wouldn't be a pretty powerful hearing aid.
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    Oops. Forgot the link. Here it is. ...

    Oops. Forgot the link. Here it is. http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~alexan14/fittingassistants.html
  16. According to the link you provided, it was to...

    According to the link you provided, it was to become available in Fall 2016. This link makes it seem like it is available: ...
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    From this ...

    From this https://www.oticon.com/~/media/oticon%20us/main/download%20center/opn/product%20information/15555-10002%20h2opn%20style%20overview%20sheet.pdf

    it looks like you'd need a custom mold to...
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    Here's fitting assistants for all (most at least)...

    Here's fitting assistants for all (most at least) frequency lowering systems. Speech Rescue is near the top. Estimating the MAOF is a bit challenging, but it lets you see what different settings do.
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    Do you know if your audiologist did any...

    Do you know if your audiologist did any verification or just accepted default settings?
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    I'd give it some time. Although I have...

    I'd give it some time. Although I have completely different frequency lowering technology (Rexton's Frequency compression), I experienced a fair amount of sibilance initially, but don't now. Also,...
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    Thanks! I was curious how it went and was...

    Thanks! I was curious how it went and was thinking it should have happened or be pretty soon. Regarding it being more pronounced in your "better" ear: I know Oticon's frequency lowering is not...
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    Do you have a source? I think it's general...

    Do you have a source? I think it's general consensus that they should be releasing a made for iPhone hearing aid by sometime this fall, but nobody has any real info. Anything more you can add?
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    New Rexton aid at Costco

    Was at Costco today and asked if any new models coming out. They said Rexton is coming out with a rechargeable model, which I'm guessing is based off of the new Rexton Stellar model which is similar...
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    I'll just add a few comments. The original NY...

    I'll just add a few comments. The original NY Times article is old news. At the time, the law was proposed. Now it's passed. The article that I cited argues that the law really doesn't do much.It...
  25. I think you're going to get considerable bias in...

    I think you're going to get considerable bias in your survey. Not sure what you really want. Some of us focus more on not getting pissed off rather than what makes us angry.
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