Siemens easyPocket User guide

easyPocket basic
easyPocket advanced
User Guide
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Content
Your remote control
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Overview5
Display6
Control buttons
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Key lock switch
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Programming connection
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Batteries11
Inserting batteries
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Checking the battery status
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Daily use
Adjusting the volume
Changing the hearing program
Turning on and off (mute)
Adjusting the tinnitus noiser level
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Alarm clock
Setting the alarm clock
Ending the alarm
Turning the alarm clock off
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Setup and service functions
Setting the time
Resetting volume and hearing program
Displaying contact data
Setting the language of the menu
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Content
Maintenance and care
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Troubleshooting28
Important information
Intended use
Explanation of symbols
Transport and storage conditions
Disposal information
Technical information
Conformance information
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Important safety information
Personal safety
Product safety
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Country-specific information
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Content
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Your remote control
Your hearing instruments are equipped with wireless
technology and can therefore be controlled by a remote
control.
Both easyPocket basic and easyPocket advanced
provide the same basic remote control functions for
listening and program change.
easyPocket advanced has additional comfort functions.
The operating distance of the remote control is
approximately 40 inches (1 meter).
uMake 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.
For example, if you press the
volume up button, the following icon
is shortly displayed.
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 easyPocket basic
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➊ Indicates change of
hearing program and
volume
➋ Alarm clock is activated
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Your remote control
➌ Batteries of the remote
control are low
➍ Function of control
buttons
Display of easyPocket advanced
➊ Indicates change of
volume
➋ Program name
➌ Program icon
➍ Program number
➎ Alarm clock is activated
➏ Batteries of the remote
control are low
➐ 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.
uPress any 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 of the
easyPocket advanced
can be configured by your
Hearing Care Professional.
Small icons on the display
show the functions.
Basic functions
Turn hearing instruments on or off.
Reset to default volume and hearing program.
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Your remote control
Advanced functions (for easyPocket advanced only)
Tinnitus noiser level up.
Tinnitus noiser level down.
Adjust treble.
Adjust bass.
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
uTo 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
uSlide the battery compartment cover
in the direction of the arrow.
uInsert the batteries.
Make sure the "+" symbols on the
battery and compartment are aligned.
Batteries
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uAttach the cover
by sliding it
onto the remote
control.
The current time setting is displayed. If you want to
change it, refer to section "Setting the time".
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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.
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button
and the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry Info by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
The battery status is displayed:
battery full
battery empty
uTo 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.
uPress 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
easyPocket basic and easyPocket advanced.
easyPocket basic
uPress the program change button
to switch to the next hearing
program.
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Daily use
easyPocket advanced
uPress the program change button repeatedly until the
icon of the desired hearing program is displayed.
or
uPress the control button next to the
icon indicating the desired hearing
program.
The control buttons have to be
configured by your Hearing Care
Professional.
Daily use
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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.
Additionally, all buttons are disabled. The only available
function is to turn the hearing instruments back on.
After turning on, the previously used volume and hearing
program are set.
Via control button
uPress the control button next to the following
icon to turn your hearing instruments on or off.
The control buttons have to be configured by
your Hearing Care Professional.
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Daily use
Via menu
Turning off:
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry HI Mute / Unmute by
pressing the volume up button or the volume down
button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
Turning on:
uPress any button to activate the display.
uWait until the information about the turned off hearing
instruments disappears.
The menu is displayed and the HI Mute / Unmute
entry is still selected.
uTo turn your hearing instruments back on, confirm the
selection by pressing the program change button.
Daily use
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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.
uTo adjust the noiser level, press the upper or the lower
control button.
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Daily use
Alarm clock
You can set an alarm clock reminding you at the same
time every day by a repeating signal tone and by an
alarm clock icon.
The alarm is initiated by the remote control but
the acoustic signal is emitted by your hearing
instruments.
uTurn on your hearing instruments.
uKeep your hearing instruments within the
remote control’s operating distance.
Otherwise you will not be able to hear the alarm.
Setting the alarm clock
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry Alarm by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for hours is
highlighted.
uSet the hours by pressing
the volume up button or the
volume down button.
Alarm clock
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uConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for minutes is
highlighted.
uSet the minutes by pressing
the volume up button or the
volume down button.
uConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The alarm on/off selection field is
highlighted.
uPress the volume up button or the
volume down button to position
the cursor next to alarm clock on:
uConfirm 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.
uTo end the alarm, press the program change 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
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry Alarm by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for hours is
highlighted.
uPress the program change button
twice to skip the entry fields for
hours and minutes.
The alarm on/off selection field is
highlighted.
uPress the volume up button or the
volume down button to position
the cursor next to alarm clock off:
uConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
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Alarm clock
Setup and service functions
Setting the time
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry Clock by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing the program
change button.
The entry field for hours is highlighted.
uSet the hours by pressing
the volume up button or the
volume down button.
uConfirm your setting by pressing
the program change button.
The entry field for minutes is
highlighted.
uSet the minutes by pressing the volume up button or
the volume down button.
uSave the settings by pressing the program change
button.
The time is displayed.
Setup and service functions
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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.
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Setup and service functions
Resetting volume and hearing program
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.
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry HI Restore by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing
the program change button.
The hearing instruments are
reset and a corresponding icon is
displayed.
uYou 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.
Setup and service functions
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Displaying contact data
If your Hearing Care Professional has saved his or her
contact data on the remote control, you can view this
information:
uTo enter the menu, press the volume up button and
the volume down button simultaneously.
uNavigate to the menu entry Contact by pressing the
volume up button or the volume down button.
uConfirm your selection by pressing
the program change button.
The contact data is displayed.
uTo return to the standard display, press the program
change button.
Setting the language of the menu
uAsk your Hearing Care Professional.
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Setup and service functions
Maintenance and care
NOTICE
uDo not put your remote control in
water!
uDo not clean your remote control with
alcohol or benzine.
uClean the remote control as necessary with a soft cloth
and use a nonabrasive household soap.
uAvoid abrasive cleaning liquids with additives such as
citric acid, ammonia, etc.
Maintenance and care
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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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Troubleshooting
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 %
Air pressure
700 to 1050 hPa
200 to 1200 hPa
For other parts, such as batteries, other conditions may
apply.
Important information
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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
electronic equipment."
Amended by "Directive 2003/108/EC" (WEEE).
NOTICE
uRecycle hearing instruments, accessories and
packaging according to national regulations.
NOTICE
uTo avoid environmental pollution, do not throw
batteries into household trash.
uRecycle 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
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Important information
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.
FCC compliance
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
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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:
■ 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 con‑
cerning medical devices and the European
Directive 99/5/EC (R&TTE) concerning radio and
telecommunications terminal equipment.
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Important information
Important safety information
Personal safety
WARNING
Choking hazard!
Your device contains small parts which can be
swallowed.
uKeep hearing instruments, batteries and
accessories out of reach of children and
mentally disabled persons.
uIf parts have been swallowed consult a
physician or hospital immediately.
WARNING
Risk of injury!
uDo not use obviously damaged devices and
return them to point of sale.
WARNING
Risk of affecting electronic equipment!
uIn areas where the use of electronics or wireless
devices are restricted, verify if your device has
to be turned off.
Important safety information
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WARNING
Wireless systems may interfere with measuring
devices and electronic equipment.
uDo not use your device in hospitals or airplanes.
WARNING
Risk of interference with active implants or life
support systems!
If you wear a pacemaker:
uCarry the remote control at a safe distance
of about 12 inches (30 cm) away from the
pacemaker.
uDo 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:
uPrior to use, have the electromagnetic
compatibility verified.
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Important safety information
WARNING
Risk of explosion!
uDo 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.
Important safety information
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Product safety
NOTICE
uProtect your devices from extreme heat. Do not
expose them to direct sunlight.
NOTICE
uProtect your devices from high humidity.
NOTICE
uDo 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.
uDo 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.
uRefer to local authorities for further
information.
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Important safety information
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.
uUse the remote control with a distance greater
than 10 cm (4 inches).
NOTICE
uYour 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.
Important safety information
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Country-specific information
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Country-specific informatio
Siemens Audiologische Technik GmbH
Gebbertstrasse 125
91058 Erlangen
Germany
Phone +49 9131 308 0
Document No. A91SAT-02036-99T01-7600 EN
Order/Item No. 108 215 27 | Master Rev01, 02.2013 · EM
Printed in Germany | © Siemens AG, 02.2013
www.siemens.com /hearing