Siemens Pure 500 User guide

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Pure
User Guide
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Introduction
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Dear Customer,
Congratulations! You have selected the new Pure hearing instruments from Siemens.
These instructions as well as the guidance from your
Hearing Care Professional will help you understand how
your new Pure hearing instruments work.
If you have any further questions, please contact your
Hearing Care Professional.
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A Contents
3 Your Pure hearing instrument
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4 Intended use
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5 General notes on safety
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6 Handling of standard and rechargeable batteries 10
- Low battery indicator
- Inserting the batter y
- Removing the batter y
7 Inserting and removing your hearing instrument 13
- Inserting your hearing instrument
- Removing your hearing instrument
8 Turning your hearing instrument on and off
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9 Changing the hearing program
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10 e2e wireless 2.0
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11 Maintenance and care
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12 Domes and Receiver Molds
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Cleaning
Replacing the Dome/ Grid-Dome
Replacing the C-Guard of the Receiver Mold
Disassembling the Receiver Mold
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13 Handling of the Receiver Unit
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- Remove Receiver Unit
- Attach Receiver Unit
14 Accessories
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- Remote control
- Charger
- Tek wireless enhancement
15 Troubleshooting tips
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16 Technical information
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17 Disposal information
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18 Your hearing instrument configuration
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Your Pure hearing instrument
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Features:
④
②
⑤
③
② Dome
③ Battery compartment
⑦
②
① Receiver Unit
⑥
⑦
④ Push Button
⑤ Microphone Cover
⑥ Receiver Mold
⑦ C-Guard
CAUTION
Risk of injury caused by incorrect use of Domes.
wear the Receiver Unit with the Dome.
X Make sure that the Dome is completely attached to
the Receiver Unit.
X If the Dome remains in your ear, have it removed by a
medical professional.
X Replace the Dome if it breaks.
X Insert the Receiver Unit with the Dome carefully and
not too deeply into the ear.
X Use the Receiver Unit and Dome only in the manner
described in this user guide.
X Always
Your Hearing Care Professional offers an assortment of receiver lengths and Dome sizes to best fit your ear.
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Intended use
Hearing instruments are intended to improve the hearing
of hearing impaired persons. Diagnosis and prescription
of a hearing instrument must be performed by hearing
health specialists, e.g. ENT doctors, audiologists or acousticians.
Read and follow the instructions of this user guide to
avoid injuries or damage to the hearing instrument.
Symbols:
Be aware of information marked with the warning symbol
WARNING, CAUTION or NOTICE!
WARNING points out a situation that could
lead to serious injuries,
CAUTION indicates a situation that could lead
to minor and moderate injuries.
NOTICE
NOTICE indicates possible property
damage.
Advice and tips on how to handle your
hearing instrument better.
Instruction. Indicates that something has to
be done.
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General notes on safety
NOTICE
Your hearing instrument is sensitive to extreme heat,
high humidity, strong magnetic fields (> 0.1T), X-rays and
mechanical stress.
X Do not expose your hearing instrument to extreme
temperature or high humidity.
X Do not leave it in direct sunlight.
X Do not wear it in the shower or when you apply makeup, perfume, aftershave, hairspray or suntan lotion.
X Do not wear your hearing instrument when you are
exposed to short-waves, a strong magnetic field, a high
frequency field or X-rays.
X Do not place your hearing instrument in a microwave
oven.
WARNING!
Choking hazard posed by small parts.
hearing instruments, batteries and accessories
out of children‘s reach.
X If swallowed consult a physician or hospital immediately.
X If infants, small children or mentally disabled persons
need to wear hearing instruments ensure adequate
supervision.
X Keep
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General notes on safety
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In some countries restrictions for the usage of wireless
equipment exist.
X Refer to local authorities for further information.
NOTICE for batteries
Leaking batteries damage the instrument.
X Remove batteries when the instrument is not in use for
a prolonged period of time.
X Turn your hearing instrument off when not in use to
preserve the battery.
WARNING
Risk in explosive environments, e.g. mining areas!
use your hearing instruments (and remote control) in areas where there is a danger of explosions.
X Don't
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Handling of standard and rechargeable batteries
X Use
standard batteries or rechargeable batteries in your hearing instruments.
X Always use size 312 batteries.
X Charge the rechargeable batteries before first
use.
original size
XRemove
the tab on your
batteries only when you are
ready to use them.
X The positive (+) side of the batteries is always the
smooth side.
X Always keep spare batteries with you.
Low battery indicator
Your Hearing Care Professional can activate an acoustic
signal to inform you when the battery is nearly empty.
If you hear an acoustic signal or experience low amplification power, replace the battery.
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Handling of standard and rechargeable batteries
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Inserting the battery
the battery compartment completely
using your fingernail as shown in the illustration.
X Open
X Insert
the proper size battery.
Make sure that the "+" symbol on the
battery points up as shown in the
picture.
X Close
the battery compartment by
gently pressing the bottom of the door
upward with your finger tip.
Do not force the door shut. If it does not
close easily, check to see if the battery
was inserted properly.
When the battery door is completely closed, your hearing
instrument is ready for use.
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Handling of standard and rechargeable batteries
Removing the battery
the battery compartment completely.
X Normally the battery drops out when the
compartment is completely open. If the
battery does not come out, lightly tap the
instrument or push the battery out with a
pencil as shown.
X Open
X Do
not throw used batteries into household trash.
Return them to your Hearing Care Professional for
environmentally correct disposal.
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Inserting and removing your hearing instrument
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NOTICE
not use lubricant when you insert the Dome/ Receiver Mold, because it may clog the sound outlet.
X Do
NOTICE
hearing instruments with Receiver Mold, handle
by holding the Receiver Mold. Do not pull the tube.
X For
Inserting your hearing instrument
your hearing instrument off.
X Turn
X Hold
the receiver with the Dome/ Receiver Mold between
your thumb and index finger and
insert it carefully into the ear
canal.
You may find it helpful to pull
your ear slightly upward or to the
back.
X Place
your hearing instrument
behind your ear.
X Turn your hearing instrument on.
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Inserting and removing your hearing instrument
Removing your hearing instrument
X Turn
your hearing instrument off.
X Hold
the Receiver Unit/ Receiver Mold
between your thumb and index finger
and carefully pull it out.
You may find it helpful to lightly push
your ear from the back.
CAUTION
X Attach the Dome properly. If the Dome remains
in the ear, have it removed by your Hearing Care
Professional.
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Turning your hearing instrument
on and off
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Turn on:
the push button for 2 seconds to turn the
instrument ON.
X Press
Turn off:
the push button for 2 seconds to turn the
instrument OFF.
X Press
You can also use the remote control to turn the hearing instrument on and off.
Power-on delay
Your hearing instrument is equipped with a „power-ondelay“ feature which can be activated by your Hearing Care
Professional. This allows you to turn the hearing instrument on with an automatic delay, so that you may insert
the hearing instrument into your ear without experiencing
unpleasant feedback (whistling).
The delay can be programmed by your Hearing Care Professional to be 6, 12 or 18 seconds.
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Changing the hearing program
Your hearing instruments offer up to 5 hearing programs for specific listening environments.
Each time you press the program button, your hearing instruments switch to the next program, confirming each change with an acoustic signal.
Example
X Turn your hearing instruments on.
It is automatically in program 1. You want to change to
program 2.
X Press the program button once.
You hear the acoustic signal for program 2.
You are now in program 2.
If you are wearing two hearing instruments, the hearing
program will be changed on both instruments simultaneously if e2e wireless 2.0 is activated.
Your Hearing Care Professional can write down the personal program configuration of your hearing instrument
on page 33.
Your Hearing Care Professional can activate or deactivate
the acoustic signals in your hearing instruments.
You can also use the remote control to change the
hearing program.
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e2e wireless 2.0
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Your hearing instruments are equipped with e2e (ear-toear) wireless 2.0 technology.
Advantages of the wireless functionality:
ƒ Automatically adjusts both hearing instruments simultaneously to different listening situations.
ƒ Allows use of accessories, e.g. a remote control.
ƒ Provides synchronization of the settings in the system. If
you change the volume or program on one hearing instrument, the other hearing instrument is automatically
adjusted.
Your Hearing Care Professional can activate or deactivate
the wireless functionality of your hearing instruments.
The performance of e2e wireless 2.0 may be affected
by electromagnetic interference – e.g. from a computer monitor or halogen lamp system controlled by a
switching power supply.
X Move away from the source of interference if you
experience difficulty.
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Maintenance and care
Your hearing instruments are highly sensitive systems.
Proper care and handling will ensure the best possible
performance.
X Clean instruments regularly to prevent damage to the
hearing instruments and to avoid health problems.
X Clean your hearing instruments with a soft, dry tissue,
as necessary.
X If the hearing instruments sound distorted or weak ask
your Hearing Care Professional to exchange the microphone cover.
X Place your hearing instruments in a "dry aid kit" with a
special moisture-attracting capsule overnight.
X Ask your Hearing Care Professional for special care sets
and further information on how to keep your hearing
instruments in good condition.
NOTICE
X Do not put the hearing instruments in
water.
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Domes and Receiver Molds
Your hearing instruments have one of the following ear
pieces:
Dome with
C-Guard
Grid-Dome
Receiver Mold
with C-Guard
Full functionality of Domes, Grid-Domes and Receiver
Molds is only assured with a working wax guard.
Wax guard is the
integrated
C-Guard.
X Exchange
Wax guard is the
integrated grid.
the Dome/ Grid-Dome as
needed.
X Make sure that the Dome/ GridDome is completely attached to the
Receiver Unit.
Wax guard is the
exchangeable
C-Guard.
X Exchange
the
C-Guard approximately every
3 months.
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Domes and Receiver Molds
Cleaning
NOTICE
Domes, Grid-Domes and Receiver Molds are easily damaged when handled wrongly.
X Never use brushes or sharp objects for cleaning.
X Never use running water or immerse the hearing instrument.
X Never use pressure or rotating action while cleaning.
X Don't spray cerumen solvent directly onto the C-Guard!
X Do not pull the receiver out of the Receiver Mold.
Cerumen (ear wax) on the Domes, Grid-Domes
and Receiver Molds affect sound quality.
X Clean Domes, Grid-Domes and Receiver Molds right after taking the hearing instruments off.
This way cerumen can not dry and
harden.
Remove cerumen with a soft tissue. No other
tools are required.
X To remove dried cerumen, moisten the soft tissue with a
cerumen solvent.
X Dab the cerumen with the moistened tissue and wait a
short period of time, this will loosen the cerumen.
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Grid-Domes are very flexible. Take the Grid-Dome of the
Receiver Unit and squeeze the Grid-Dome to remove cerumen from the grid.
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Domes and Receiver Molds
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Replacing the Dome/ Grid-Dome
the old Dome/ Grid-Dome
from the receiver.
X Press the tip of the Receiver Unit
into the new Dome/ Grid-Dome.
X Ensure that the Dome/ Grid-Dome
is fully attached (refer to illustration).
X Remove
X If
the Dome/ Grid-Dome is not mounted correctly the
sound quality will be affected.
X If this is the case check and readjust the Dome/ GridDome.
CAUTION
Risk of injury caused by incorrect use of Domes.
X Do not place the receiver into your ear without the
Dome.
X If the Dome gets detached in your ear, consult your
Hearing Care Professional, a physician, or hospital.
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Domes and Receiver Molds
Replacing the C-Guard of the Receiver
Mold
X Remove the C-Guard with the back side
of the C-Guard tool.
The C-Guard can not be re-used after the
disassembling process.
X Insert the new C-Guard.
X Change the C-Guard approximately every
three months, or as needed.
Disassembling the Receiver Mold
X Do
not disassemble the Receiver Mold yourself. Ask
your Hearing Care Professional for help when the
Receiver Mold needs extensive cleaning.
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Handling of the Receiver Unit
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The Receiver Unit can be changed as needed by your
Hearing Care Professional. If you need to replace the
Receiver Unit by yourself follow these directions carefully.
Remove Receiver Unit
the instrument in one hand and turn the Receiver
Unit with the other hand carefully to the left (45º) and
remove it.
X Hold
turn
remove
Attach Receiver Unit
X Join the instrument and a new Receiver Unit together
with the Receiver Unit turned to the left (45°).
The mark on the instrument has to coincide with the
mark on the Receiver Unit.
X Turn the Receiver Unit to the right until it locks into place.
join
turn
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Accessories
Remote control
The wireless function of your hearing instruments allows
you to use a remote control to change the program and
volume of your hearing instruments.
For further information about the remote control, contact
your Hearing Care Professional or refer to the remote control user guide.
X In
the event your hearing instruments can be
controlled by another person's remote control, return hearing instruments and remote control to your
Hearing Care Professional.
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Accessories
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Charger
Your hearing instruments work with standard or rechargeable batteries. With the easy-to-use charger you can
charge the rechargeable batteries for one or two hearing
instruments. After just five hours of charging, the charger
shuts itself off and the hearing instruments are ready to
run for a day.
For detailed information
and instructions refer to the
charger user guide or ask
your Hearing Care Professional.
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Accessories
Tek wireless enhancement
Your hearing instruments together with the Tek
Connect remote control will allow you to connect your hearing instruments to the growing
world of technology. Via a special Bluetooth
connection it is possible to receive audio signals from your mobile, your television or your
mp3-player.
For detailed information and instructions refer
to the Tek user guide or ask your Hearing Care
Professional.
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Troubleshooting tips
Your Pure hearing instruments are reliable devices. Should
a problem occur, it can usually be corrected quickly. Use
these troubleshooting tips to resolve simple issues.
Problem
Cause
Sound is weak
Weak or dead battery
Dome / Receiver Mold clogged
Volume too low
Instrument emits
whistling sound
Improper seating in ear
Volume too high
Clogged with wax or excessive wax in ears
Sound is
distorted
Volume too high
Instrument emits
signal tones
Battery compartment not completely closed
Instrument
does not work
Instrument is not turned on
Weak battery
Weak battery
Battery compartment not completely closed
Dead battery
Battery polarity reversed
Power-on delay is active
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Possible Solution
Insert new standard battery
Clean Receiver Mold / clean or change Dome
Increase volume (with remote control)
Try reinserting the Receiver Unit until it fits securely
Lower volume (with remote control)
Clean Dome / Receiver Mold or contact your Hearing Care
Professional
Lower volume (with remote control)
Replace battery
Gently close battery compartment completely
Replace battery
Turn instrument on
Gently close battery compartment completely
Replace battery
Make sure battery is inserted correctly
Wait 18 seconds and check again
If you still encounter problems after trying these suggestions, consult your Hearing Care Professional.
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Technical information
Operating frequencies: Fc=3.28 MHz
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES003.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the users authority to operate the equipment.
Siemens Pure 300, Pure 500, Pure 700
FCC ID: SGI-WL002BTE
IC: 267AB-WL002
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and
with RSS-210 of Industry Canady.
Operation is subject to the following conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
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Technical information
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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 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:
ƒ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
ƒ Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
ƒ Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
ƒ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
for help.
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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 electronical equipment".
Amended by "Directive 2003/108/EC" (WEEE).
X Recycle
your hearing instruments and batteries according to national regulations.
For disposal within the EU please send devices to the
following address:
United Kingdom
Malta
Ireland
Siemens
Hearing Instruments
Newton Road
Crawley RH109TT
Charles de Giorgio LTD
39-40 South Street
Valetta CMR 01
P.O. Box 374
Howth Junction
Business Center
Kilbarrack
5 Dublin
www.siemens.com/hearing
With the CE marking Siemens confirms compliance
with the European Directive 93/42/EEC concerning 0123
medical devices and the European Directive
99/5/EC (R&TTE) concerning radio and telecommunications terminal equipment.
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Your hearing instrument configuration
Hearing instrument
LEFT
RIGHT
Model
Serial number
312
Battery
312
yes
no
Power on delay
X yes
no
Push button
yes
no
X yes
no
on
off
Low battery warning
on
off
on
off
Volume control limit
on
off
on
off
Volume control change
on
off
Signal tones
Hearing
program
Description of the hearing program
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2
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Remote control (e.g. ProPocket)
Serial
number
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Notes
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© Siemens AG, 04.2009 · SB
Document No. A91SAT-00311-99T4-7600
Order/Item No. 104 172 08
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Gebbertstrasse 125
91058 Erlangen
Germany
Phone +49 9131 308 0
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