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  1. Thread: DIY Earmolds??

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    I recently did the DIY molds through Lloyd's, as...

    I recently did the DIY molds through Lloyd's, as you are considering, for the same reason.

    The impression kit was fairly easy to do, although I would highly recommend having someone to help inject...
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    The term "illegal" is something for the courts...

    The term "illegal" is something for the courts and lawyers to sort out. I personally believe only good will come from competition in the market. The original manufacturer must lower their price to...
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    If she hasn't already, make sure the audiologist...

    If she hasn't already, make sure the audiologist prints out the instruction sheet, under her "documentation" tab from her Connexx fitting program. It will have an image that you scan with your phone...
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    Don't take my word for this, so take this as just...

    Don't take my word for this, so take this as just a guess, and check yourself before trying it.

    It is very likely these are nothing but silica gel, which can be dried in the oven or microwave. It...
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    I was intrigued by the idea of these and wanted a...

    I was intrigued by the idea of these and wanted a set of headphones anyway, so I went ahead and bought a pair.

    They are excellent! Especially so for listening to good quality music if you have...
  6. Thread: New Here...

    by bob h
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    According to a Costco video on the KS7, it looks...

    According to a Costco video on the KS7, it looks like it's a "standby" mode, not truly off. Meaning it will probably still use up battery life, although probably slower than "on". The video shows...
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    What impressed me the most is that I didn't have...

    What impressed me the most is that I didn't have to ask them for help. I just told them I was having trouble.

    They VOLUNTEERED their time and expertise to solve my problem!
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    Signia Connexxlink, Connexx 8 programming

    After struggling with a local audiologist who had no familiarity with wireless programming and the details of how to set up hearing instruments, I finally found an outstanding source of help and...
  9. With a current audiogram, everyone can at least...

    With a current audiogram, everyone can at least make an EDUCATED guess! Not perfect, but better!
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    Signia/Siemens Connexx telecoil settings?

    Connexx (8) for Siemens/Signia Pure lists three options for the induction loop setting, mT, MT, and T. What's the difference between mT and MT?
  11. Thread: New Here...

    by bob h
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    As a musician you may find this website of...

    As a musician you may find this website of interest: https://www.musicianswithhearingloss.org/wp/about-our-association/
  12. I am at a loss to understand how 36 percent of...

    I am at a loss to understand how 36 percent of the placebo group: "were likely to purchase their hearing aids after the trial". These were aids which did nothing at all???
    What am I missing here?
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    I was having the same phone program problem with...

    I was having the same phone program problem with my Siemens aids. I don't know if this is applicable to Oticon's, but the solution was to change the magnet from a small round one to a long strip of...
  14. Thanks for the advice and encouragement. I...

    Thanks for the advice and encouragement.

    I don't think I'm reacting to the silicone, I think it was just the extra pressure of the larger double domes I tried first. They also went deeper into my...
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    I'm new to HA's, and agree with all the points...

    I'm new to HA's, and agree with all the points Volusiano made. My own main frustration so far is the difficulty of working through the Audi, as he said.

    My reaction so far is that the HA industry...
  16. Thanks to all: I appreciate the inputs. It'll...

    Thanks to all: I appreciate the inputs. It'll take some more trials to find what works, and at the same time, what my ears can tolerate!


    I did find an article on "One of the great mysteries of...
  17. I couldn't get the link to open, but I found the...

    I couldn't get the link to open, but I found the article here: http://frequencytx.com/news-events/pr-02-21-2017.php
  18. Yes, looking Kool is the most important thing....

    Yes, looking Kool is the most important thing.
    Actually hearing what's going on around you isn't necessary any more.
    Talking and listening aren't Kool (or needed) in today's social media society!...
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    Is there some technical reason for the poor...

    Is there some technical reason for the poor reputation digitals seem to have for music? It seems like it should be simple to make them at least as good. Or is it just lack of acceptance. Some...
  20. Domes styles, open, closed, double, sizes, customs?

    New to HA's, and having trouble adapting. Signia Pure 7px's, about 3-4 weeks ago.

    Going fairly well EXCEPT for the in-ear receivers. (Why do they call what is to the rest of the world a speaker...
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    Actually, I pretty much agree. 16 bit should be...

    Actually, I pretty much agree. 16 bit should be adequate, and I also have my suspicions that 24 bit may be as much of a marketing point as an engineering essential. There are likely other areas that...
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    Yeah, been a slow day! I am actually surprised...

    Yeah, been a slow day!

    I am actually surprised they can do as well as they do with small speakers, still, there's no physical reason I know of that prevents good sound out of small ones.
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    Doc Jake, Sorry to wake you, go back to sleep! ...

    Doc Jake, Sorry to wake you, go back to sleep!

    Sorry, I copied the same link twice. Correct second one is:
    ...
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    16 vs 24 bit converters and HA Audio quality,

    I think the subject of 16 vs 24 bit HA sound, and music sound quality in general deserves a separate thread, so here goes:

    This subject will be of interest mostly to those who's hearing is good...
  25. I haven't really investigated the newer ear buds,...

    I haven't really investigated the newer ear buds, but it appears at first glance that those makers are coming at the issue from a different point of view, that of high quality audio first, then...
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