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    Quote Originally Posted by hlaasdan4 View Post
    Ok, I have Cochlear. Let me know if you have any questions.
    Question; I believe you said that you have a Resound HA.
    Do you use the phone clip for cell phones.
    Does the sound stream equally to the HA & CI?
    Is streaming better than holding the phone to the CI?

    With HA's I HAVE to "stream", cannot really understand with only cell phone to HA.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neville View Post
    No. But I have decent grasp of the neural mechanics of sound localization.
    Although one shouldn't be discouraged from having a CI out of concern for this dilemma. IMHO.

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    Originally Posted by hlaasdan4
    Ok, I have Cochlear. Let me know if you have any questions.



    Question; I believe you said that you have a Resound HA.
    Do you use the phone clip for cell phones.
    Does the sound stream equally to the HA & CI? Can you hear better on the CI side?
    Is streaming better than holding the phone to the CI?

    With HA's I HAVE to "stream", cannot really understand with only cell phone to HA.
    Thanks

    P.S. Made a "coffee" that Cochlear put on at a local coffee shop the other day.
    Met the local rep. and got to hold the Nucleus 6 and Kanso. She told me the "kits" came with 2 processors, so I could get one of each.
    She also brought a "volunteer" and he was a bi-lateral CI wearer.
    Was really impressed with their genuine desire to help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by behappy View Post
    Originally Posted by hlaasdan4
    Ok, I have Cochlear. Let me know if you have any questions.



    Question; I believe you said that you have a Resound HA.
    Do you use the phone clip for cell phones.
    Does the sound stream equally to the HA & CI? Can you hear better on the CI side?
    Is streaming better than holding the phone to the CI?

    With HA's I HAVE to "stream", cannot really understand with only cell phone to HA.
    Thanks

    P.S. Made a "coffee" that Cochlear put on at a local coffee shop the other day.
    Met the local rep. and got to hold the Nucleus 6 and Kanso. She told me the "kits" came with 2 processors, so I could get one of each.
    She also brought a "volunteer" and he was a bi-lateral CI wearer.
    Was really impressed with their genuine desire to help.
    Actually I have an Oticon. Although I do know of some CI users that have the Resound HA in the other ear. There might be some right here in the forum. Good luck!

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    I've been advised that my profound hearing loss is beyond what a hearing aid can serve, and that I'd be an excellent candidate for CI. My left ear is still within range of a hearing aid. I have a question: (1) when a CI processor is removed for the night, is that ear totally deaf or is there some residual hearing left.

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