Siemens easyPocket User guide

easyPocket
Version 2
User Guide
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Content
Your remote control Overview Display Control buttons Key lock switch Programming connection 4
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Batteries Inserting batteries Checking the battery status 11
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Daily use Adjusting the volume Changing the hearing program Turning on and off (mute) Adjusting the tinnitus noiser level 14
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Alarm clock Setting the alarm clock Ending the alarm Turning the alarm clock off 17
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Set-up and service functions Setting the time Setting the date
(for programmed easyPocket only) 21
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Resetting volume and hearing program
(for programmed easyPocket only) Displaying contact data Service notifier Setting the language of the menu Pairing hearing instruments with easyPocket
(for unprogrammed easyPocket only) Resetting easyPocket to factory settings 24
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Maintenance and care 32
Troubleshooting 33
Important information Intended use Explanation of symbols Transport and storage conditions Disposal information Technical information Conformance information 34
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Important safety information Personal safety Product safety 38
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Country-specific information 43
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Your remote control
Your hearing instruments are equipped with wireless
technology and can therefore be controlled by a
remote control.
easyPocket provides basic remote control functions
for listening and program change as well as additional
comfort functions. To enable the additional comfort
functions, your Hearing Care Professional has to
program your easyPocket.
The operating distance of the remote control is
approximately 40 inches (1 meter).
XXMake sure the distance between your remote control
and hearing instrument does not exceed the operating
distance.
CAUTION
Read this user guide thoroughly and completely and
follow the safety information in this document to
avoid damage or injury.
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Your remote control

Overview
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➊ Display
➍ Control buttons
➋ Key lock switch
➎ Program change button
➌ Programming
➏ Volume up/down buttons
connection
More functions are available in the menu. To enter
or exit the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
Your remote control
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Display
All actions initiated with the remote control are
immediately reflected on the display.
The remote control does not receive information from
your hearing instruments. All actions that you initiate
with the controls of your hearing instruments are not
reflected on the remote control’s display.
Display of the unprogrammed easyPocket
➊ Indicates change of
➍ Batteries of the remote
➋ Indicates change of
➎ Function of control
volume
hearing program
➌ Alarm clock is activated
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Your remote control
control are low
buttons
Display of the programmed easyPocket
➊ Indicates change
and level of volume
➋ Program name
➎ Alarm clock is activated
➏ Batteries of the
remote control are low
➌ Program icon
➐ Service reminder is active
➍ Program number
➑ Function of programmable
control buttons
Power save mode
If the remote control is not used for some time, the
display automatically turns black. The remote control is
then in its power save mode.
XXPress the program change button to activate the
display again.
Your remote control
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Control buttons
You can quickly access
two functions with the
control buttons on the
right hand side of the
remote control.
The control buttons can
be customized to your
preferences by your
Hearing Care Professional.
Small icons on the display
show the functions.
Default functions
Turn hearing instruments on or off.
Reset to default volume and hearing program.
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Your remote control
Optional functions
(programmable by your Hearing Care Professional)
Tinnitus noiser level up.
Tinnitus noiser level down.
Boost treble or reduce bass.
Boost bass or reduce treble.
All other icons:
Shortcut to select a preferred hearing program.
The available icons and hearing programs depend on your
personal setup.
Your remote control
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Key lock switch
XXTo prevent any accidental operation while
the remote control is in pockets or bags,
move the key lock switch to lock position
(red color visible).
When the key lock is active, all
buttons on the remote control
are disabled. The following icon
is displayed.
Programming connection
This connection is only
to be used by your
Hearing Care Professional
for programming the
remote control.
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Your remote control
Batteries
The remote control uses two AAA batteries.
Inserting batteries
XXSlide the battery compartment
cover in the direction of the arrow.
XXInsert the batteries.
Make sure the "+" symbols on
the battery and compartment
are aligned.
Batteries
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XXAttach the
cover by sliding
it onto the
remote control.
Date and time setting are displayed.
If the easyPocket is without battery power for an
extended period, date and time may no longer be
correct. This can be manually corrected. Refer to sections
"Setting the time" and "Setting the date".
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Batteries
Checking the battery status
When the batteries of the remote
control are low, this is indicated in
the status bar.
Additionally, you can check the
battery status at any time in the
menu.
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Info by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
The battery status is displayed:
battery full
battery empty
XXTo return to the standard display, press the program
change button.
Remove empty batteries immediately and dispose of them
according to local regulations.
Batteries
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Daily use
Adjusting the volume
If you are wearing two hearing instruments, the volume
will be adjusted on both instruments at the same time.
XXPress the volume up button or the volume down
button to adjust the volume by one step.
Changing the hearing program
If you are wearing two hearing instruments, the hearing
program will be changed on both instruments. The
procedure for changing the hearing program differs for
the unprogrammed and the programmed easyPocket.
Unprogrammed easyPocket
XXPress the program change button to
switch to the next hearing program.
Programmed easyPocket
XXPress the program change button
repeatedly until the icon of the
desired hearing program is displayed.
or
XXPress the control button next to the
icon for direct access to the desired
hearing program.
The control buttons have to
be configured by your Hearing Care
Professional.
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Daily use
Turning on and off (mute)
You have several options to turn your hearing instruments
on and off with your remote control.
Both hearing instruments are
simultaneously turned on or off.
When you turn your hearing
instruments off via remote control,
the following icon is displayed.
It is displayed until you turn your
hearing instruments back on.
After turning on, the previously used volume and
hearing program are set.
Turning off via control button
XXPress the control button next to the following
icon to turn your hearing instruments off.
The control buttons have to be configured by
your Hearing Care Professional.
Daily use
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Turning off via menu (for programmed easyPocket only)
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry HI Mute / Unmute by
pressing the volume up button or the volume down
button.
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
Turning on
XXTo turn your hearing instruments back on, press any
key or move the key lock switch to unlock position
(green color visible).
Adjusting the tinnitus noiser level
This function is only available if your
Hearing Care Professional has
configured the tinnitus noiser for both
your hearing instruments and for the
control buttons of the remote control.
You can recognize the setting, if the
corresponding icons are displayed
next to the control buttons.
XXTo adjust the tinnitus noiser level, press the upper or
the lower control button.
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Daily use
Alarm clock
You can set a daily alarm clock reminder with a repeating
signal tone and an alarm clock icon.
The alarm is initiated by the remote control
but the acoustic signal is emitted by your
hearing instruments.
XXTurn on your hearing instruments.
XXKeep your hearing instruments within the
remote control’s operating distance.
Otherwise you will not be able to hear the alarm.
Setting the alarm clock
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Alarm by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection
by pressing the
program change button.
The entry field for hours is
highlighted.
XXSet the hours by pressing
the volume up button or the
volume down button.
Alarm clock
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XXConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for minutes is
highlighted.
XXSet the minutes by pressing
the volume up button or the
volume down button.
XXConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The alarm on/off selection field is
highlighted.
XXPress the volume up button or the
volume down button to position
the cursor next to alarm clock on:
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the
program change button.
When the alarm clock is turned on,
this is indicated in the status bar.
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Alarm clock
Ending the alarm
When the alarm clock rings, a
corresponding icon is displayed on the
remote control.
If you do not end the alarm, it is
repeated within the next minutes.
XXTo end the alarm, press any button.
The alarm clock will ring at the same time on the
next day.
Alarm clock
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Turning the alarm clock off
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Alarm by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection
by pressing the
program change button.
The entry field for hours is
highlighted.
XXPress the program change button
twice to skip the entry fields
for hours and minutes.
The alarm on/off selection field is
highlighted.
XXPress the volume up button or the
volume down button to position
the cursor next to alarm clock off:
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the
program change button.
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Alarm clock
Set-up and service functions
Setting the time
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Clock by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
The entry field for hours is highlighted.
XXSet the hours by pressing
the volume up button or the
volume down button.
XXConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for minutes is
highlighted.
XXSet the minutes by pressing the volume up button or
the volume down button.
XXSave the settings by pressing the program change
button.
The time is displayed.
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The time is always displayed
in the header of the menu.
To enter or exit the menu,
press the volume up button
and the volume down button
simultaneously.
Setting the date (for programmed easyPocket only)
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Date by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the
program change button.
The entry field for days is highlighted.
XXSet the day by pressing the
volume up button or the
volume down button.
XXConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for months is
highlighted.
XXSet the month by pressing the volume up button or the
volume down button.
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Set-up and service functions
XXConfirm your setting by pressing the program change
button.
The entry field for years is highlighted.
XXSet the year by pressing the volume up button or the
volume down button.
XXSave the settings by pressing the program change
button.
The date is displayed.
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Resetting volume and hearing program
(for programmed easyPocket only)
If you have made changes to volume or program and do
not know why the hearing instruments are acting the way
they are, you can manually set the default volume and
hearing program for your hearing instruments.
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry HI Restore by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection
by pressing the
program change button.
The hearing instruments are
reset and a corresponding icon
is displayed.
XXYou can also reset the hearing instruments
by pressing the control button next to the
following icon.
The control buttons have to be configured by
your Hearing Care Professional.
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Set-up and service functions
Displaying contact data
If your Hearing Care Professional has saved his or her
contact data on the remote control, you can view this
information:
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Contact by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection by
pressing the program change
button.
The contact data is displayed.
XXTo return to the standard display, press the program
change button.
Set-up and service functions
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Service notifier
Your Hearing Care Professional can set a service notifier
that reminds you of the next service date.
When the service notifier is due,
a corresponding icon is displayed on
the remote control and an acoustic
signal is played.
If you do not acknowledge the service
notifier, the acoustic signal and the
icon display are repeated within the
next minutes.
XXTo acknowledge the service notifier, press any button.
Additionally, you can check your next service date at
any time in the menu:
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Service by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
This menu entry is only available, if your
Hearing Care Professional has set the service notifier.
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Set-up and service functions
XXConfirm your selection
by pressing the
program change button.
The next service date
together with your
Hearing Care Professional's
contact data is displayed.
XXTo return to the standard display, press the
program change button.
Setting the language of the menu
XXAsk your Hearing Care Professional.
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Pairing hearing instruments with easyPocket
(for unprogrammed easyPocket only)
This section is intended for Hearing Care Professionals.
The hearing instruments have to be paired once with
easyPocket. Your Hearing Care Professional will do this
using professional software.
For selected hearing instrument models, the
unprogrammed easyPocket can also be paired without
software. easyPocket Version 2 is made to be compatible
with the previous generation of hearing instruments
that were supported by easyPocket Version 1. On top
of this, in order to support the new generation of
hearing instruments, you need to perform the below
pairing process (only once) before you start using the
new easyPocket with the latest generation of hearing
instruments.
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Info by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the
program change button.
The battery status is displayed.
XXScroll down by pressing the volume down button.
The serial number and other information are displayed.
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Set-up and service functions

XXPress and hold the lower control
button and the volume down
button simultaneously for
5 seconds.
easyPocket prompts you to
restart the hearing instruments
(refer to the picture).
XXTo restart the hearing instruments, open and close the
battery compartments of both hearing instruments.
Wait until the hearing instruments are on and the
startup melody has finished.
XXConfirm that the hearing instruments have
been restarted: Navigate to the green hook
and press the program change button.
If easyPocket has entered power save mode,
press the program change button to
activate the display again.
XXConfirm that an acoustic signal was
played by both hearing instruments:
Navigate to the green hook and press
the program change button.
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When pairing is successfully finished,
a corresponding symbol is displayed.
You can now use easyPocket.
If the hearing instruments could not be paired, you have
the following options:
■ Ensure that the hearing
instruments are within
operating distance.
■ Ensure that you have appropriate
hearing instrument models.
■ Check that both hearing
instruments and easyPocket are working correctly
(battery status, …).
■ Reset easyPocket to factory settings and try again.
Resetting easyPocket to factory settings
XXTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
XXNavigate to the menu entry Info by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
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Set-up and service functions
XXConfirm your selection by pressing the
program change button.
The battery status is displayed.
XXScroll down by pressing the volume down button.
The serial number and other information are displayed.
XXPress and hold both control
buttons simultaneously for
5 seconds.
easyPocket prompts
you to confirm the reset
(refer to the picture).
XXConfirm that the hearing instruments are
to be reset: Navigate to the green hook and
press the program change button.
When easyPocket is reset,
a corresponding symbol is displayed.
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Maintenance and care
NOTICE
XXDo not put your remote control in
water!
XXDo not clean your remote control with
alcohol or benzine.
XXClean the remote control as necessary with a soft cloth
and use a nonabrasive household soap.
XXAvoid abrasive cleaning liquids with additives such as
citric acid, ammonia, etc.
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Maintenance and care
Troubleshooting
Problem and possible solutions
The remote control does not work.
■■ Check, if the key lock is activated. Deactivate it, if
necessary.
■■ Change the batteries.
Another remote control affects your hearing instruments.
■■ Return remote control and hearing instruments to
your Hearing Care Professional. Your Hearing Care
Professional can change the wireless address to
avoid interference.
Consult your Hearing Care Professional if you encounter
further problems.
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Important information
Intended use
The remote control is intended to operate hearing
instruments.
Use the remote control only as described in this
user guide.
Explanation of symbols
Points out a situation that could lead to serious,
moderate, or minor injuries.
Indicates possible property damage.
Advice and tips on how to handle your device better.
Read and follow the instructions in the user guide.
Transport and storage conditions
During extended periods of transport and storage, please
observe the following conditions:
Storage
Transport
Temperature
10 to 40 °C
-20 to 60 °C
Relative humidity
10 to 80 %
5 to 90 %
For other parts, such as batteries, other conditions may
apply.
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Important information
Disposal information
Within the European Union, the marked equipment is
covered by "Directive 2002/96/EC of the
European Parliament and of the Council of
27 January 2003 on waste electrical and
electronic equipment."
Amended by "Directive 2003/108/EC" (WEEE).
NOTICE
XXRecycle hearing instruments, accessories and
packaging according to national regulations.
NOTICE
XXTo avoid environmental pollution, do not throw
batteries into household trash.
XXRecycle or dispose of batteries according to
national regulations or return them to your
Hearing Care Professional.
Technical information
Siemens easyPocket
FCC: SGI-WL700
IC: 267AB-WL700
Operating frequencies: Fc=3.28 MHz
Maximum field strength @ 10m: -7 dBμA/m
Maximum field strength @ 30m: 28.5 dBμV/m
Important information
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FCC and IC compliance information can be found inside
the battery compartment.
N14203 (EMC and radio communications compliance
label Australia)
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES‑003.
Changes or modifications made to this equipment
not expressly approved by Siemens Audiologische
Technik GmbH for compliance may void the
FCC authorization to operate this equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and
with RSS‑210 of Industry Canada.
Operation is subject to the following conditions:
■■ this device may not cause harmful interference, and
■■ this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
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Important information

communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
■ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
■ Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
■ Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
■ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Conformance information
With the CE marking Siemens confirms
compliance with the European Directive 93/42/EEC
concerning medical devices and the European
Directive 99/5/EC (R&TTE) concerning radio and
telecommunications terminal equipment.
Important information
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Important safety information
Personal safety
WARNING
Choking hazard!
Your device contains small parts which can
be swallowed.
XXKeep hearing instruments, batteries and
accessories out of reach of children and
mentally disabled persons.
XXIf parts have been swallowed consult a
physician or hospital immediately.
WARNING
Risk of injury!
XXDo not use obviously damaged devices and
return them to point of sale.
WARNING
Note that any unauthorized changes to the product
may cause damage to the product or cause injury.
XXUse only approved parts and accessories. Ask
your Hearing Care Professional for support.
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Important safety information

WARNING
Risk of strangulation!
XXEnsure that the lanyard does not get entangled,
e. g. in moving mechanical parts of machines.
XXUse only the delivered breakaway lanyard.
It will automatically detach when entangled.
XXDo not use the lanyard for children under the
age of twelve.
WARNING
Risk of affecting electronic equipment!
XXIn areas where the use of electronics or wireless
devices are restricted, verify if your device has to
be turned off.
WARNING
Wireless systems may interfere with measuring
devices and electronic equipment.
XXDo not use your device in hospitals or airplanes.
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WARNING
Risk of interference with active implants or life
support systems!
If you wear a pacemaker:
XXCarry the remote control at a safe distance
of about 12 inches (30 cm) away from the
pacemaker.
XXDo not carry the remote control:
- in your breast pocket,
- with a lanyard around your neck,
- or directly on the skin over the active implant.
For all other active implants or life support systems:
XXPrior to use, have the electromagnetic
compatibility verified.
WARNING
Risk of explosion!
XXDo not use your remote control in explosive
atmospheres (e. g. in mining areas).
Radiofrequency radiation exposure Information
The radiated output power of the device is far
below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits.
Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such a
manner that the potential for human contact during
normal operation is minimized.
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Important safety information

Product safety
NOTICE
XXProtect your devices from extreme heat.
Do not expose them to direct sunlight.
NOTICE
XXProtect your devices from high humidity.
NOTICE
XXDo not dry your devices in the microwave oven.
NOTICE
Different types of strong radiation, e. g. during
X-ray or MRI head examinations, may damage
devices.
XXDo not use the devices during these or similar
procedures.
Weaker radiation, e. g. from radio equipment or
airport security, does not damage the devices.
In some countries restrictions for the usage of
wireless equipment exist.
XXRefer to local authorities for further information.
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NOTICE
Your hearing instruments are designed to comply
with international standards on electromagnetic
compatibility but interference with nearby
electronic devices could occur. In this case, move
away from the source of interference.
NOTICE
For instruments with wireless connectivity:
When the telecoil program is active, the remote
control may cause a pulsing noise.
XXUse the remote control with a distance greater
than 10 cm (4 inches).
NOTICE
XXYour remote control is programmed to
exclusively communicate with your hearing
instruments. If you experience problems with
another person's remote control, consult your
Hearing Care Professional.
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Country-specific information
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Germany
Phone +49 9131 308 0
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Order/Item No. 108 215 27 | Master Rev03, 08.2014
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