Remote Control 2 User Guide

Remote Control 2 User Guide
Remote control 2
guide
Thank you
Thank you for choosing remote control 2 for your
Unitron hearing aids.
At Unitron, we care deeply about people with
hearing loss. We work closely with hearing
healthcare professionals to make advanced,
purpose-driven solutions available to everyone.
Because hearing matters.
The intended use of the remote control 2 is
to enable easy changes of your hearing aid
programs and volume.
The remote control 2 must be configured for
your hearing aids by your hearing healthcare
professional before you can use it.
Your remote control 2
Hearing healthcare professional:_____________
____________________________________
Telephone:__________________________________
Serial number:_______________________________
Replacement batteries: O
ne AAA (1.5 Volt)
Warranty:___________________________________
Date of purchase:_____________________________
Battery size
AAA
Low battery warning
Light indicator
changes to
yellow or red
Changing batteries
Quick reference
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4
5
1 On/Off switch
2 Indicator light
3 +/– buttons
4 Program change button
5 Home button
6 Battery compartment
On/Off
On
Off
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Table of contents
Your remote control 2 at a glance................................................ 2
Turning your remote control 2 on and off.................................... 4
Replacing the battery.................................................................. 5
Operating instructions................................................................ 7
Understanding the indicator light............................................... 9
Adjusting your hearing aids with your remote control 2........... 10
Caring for your remote control 2................................................ 12
Cleaning your remote control 2................................................. 13
Troubleshooting guide...............................................................14
Warnings................................................................................... 16
Information and explanation of symbols...................................21
Compliance information............................................................ 23
Your remote control 2 at a glance
1 On-off switch - turn your remote control on or
off and lock it to avoid sending unintentional
commands
2 Indicator light - will light up when you turn on the
remote control or press any button
green light = battery OK
yellow light = low battery
red light = very low battery
3 +/– buttons - adjusts the volume of your hearing
aids
4 Program change button - advances your hearing
aid to the next listening program
5 Home button - returns your hearing aids to their
start-up program and start-up settings
6 Battery compartment - allows access to change
the battery
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Turning your remote control 2 on and off
Your remote control has an On-Off switch located
on the left side of the remote.
• To turn the remote control on, slide the switch
to the On or unlocked position, revealing a
white dot.
• To turn the remote control off, slide the switch
to the Off, hiding the white dot. Sliding the
switch to the Off position will avoid sending
unintentional commands to your hearing
aids (while the device is in your handbag or
pocket).
On
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Off
Replacing the battery
The battery compartment is located on the back
of the remote.
1. Slide the battery cover
in the direction of the
arrow.
2. Grasp the old battery
with your thumb and
index finger and remove.
3. Insert the new battery
into the battery
compartment in the
correct +/– position,
placing the battery’s
minus (–) end into the
compartment first.
4. Slide the battery
cover in the opposite
direction of the arrow.
The mini-USB port cannot be used for battery
charging. It is to be used for programming
purposes by your hearing healthcare
professional.
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Low battery warning
When the indicator light shines yellow or red
instead of green, your remote control is warning
you that the battery in your remote is low. You
will see the warning every time you turn on
your remote control or send a command to your
hearing aids until you change the battery or the
battery dies.
Caring for batteries
Always discard batteries in a safe and
environmentally friendly way.
To prolong battery life, remember to turn the
remote control off when not in use.
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Operating instructions
Before using your remote control 2, turn on your
hearing aids to ensure they are able to receive
the remote commands.
Your remote is designed to be used comfortably
in your hand at a maximum distance of one
arm’s length (1 m/40”). Hold the remote so the
buttons are facing you, however, you do not
have to point the remote at your hearing aids.
Placing the remote directly next to or too close
to your hearing aids may decrease the remote’s
effectiveness.
The mini-USB port is to
be used for programming
purposes only by your
hearing healthcare
professional.
Interference with medical devices:
This remote control uses low-power, digitally
coded transmission to communicate to
your hearing system. Although unlikely,
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interference with medical devices such
as pacemakers is possible. Therefore
pacemaker users must not keep this remote
in or near a breast pocket.
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Understanding the indicator light
When turning on the remote control 2, the
indicator light will switch on for two seconds,
indicating that the remote is ready to use. the
indicator light remains on as long as a button is
pressed.
If the indicator does not blink when a button is
pressed, the remote needs to be programmed
by your hearing healthcare professional.
The indicator light will be either green or red,
depending on the battery status.
Green: battery OK
Red: < 10% battery left.
Replace the battery immediately.
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Adjusting your hearing aids with your
remote control 2
+/– buttons as volume control
Press + to increase the volume
Press – to decrease the volume
As the volume is adjusted, your hearing aids
may beep. Please refer to your hearing aid
guide for more information on your hearing aid
volume beeps.
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Program change button
Press the program change button to
change to the next listening program in
your hearing aids. Please refer to your hearing
aid guide to determine which programs are
available to you and your program beep
notifications.
Home button
Press the home button to return your
hearing aids and settings to their start-up
program and the settings. Please refer to your
hearing aid guide to determine which program
is your start-up program.
Press and hold the home button for two
seconds to activate your main hearing program
as configure by your hearing healthcare
professional.
Your hearing aids will beep to confirm chosen
selection.
Changes are applied to both hearing aids at the
same time.
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Caring for your remote control 2
• Open the battery compartment and remove
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the battery if the remote control will not be
used for long periods of time.
Do not use your remote in the bath or shower
or immerse it in water.
If your remote does become wet, do not
attempt to dry it in an oven or microwave.
Do not adjust any controls. Open the battery
compartment and allow your remote control
to dry naturally for 24 hours.
Protect your remote from excessive heat (hair
dryer, vehicle glove box or dashboard).
Do not drop your remote or knock it against
hard surfaces.
If the hearing aids do not respond to
the device because of an unusual field
disturbance, move away from the disturbing
field.
Cleaning your remote control 2
Use a damp cloth to clean the outside of
the remote. Do not use household cleaning
products (washing powder, soap, etc.) or
alcohol to clean the device. Never use a
microwave or other heating device to dry
your remote.
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Troubleshooting guide
You can refer to the troubleshooting table below if
you are experiencing problems with your remote
control. For problems with your hearing aids, please
consult your hearing aid guide.
Cause
Possible remedy
Indicator light not working
Not turned on
Turn on
Low/dead battery
Replace battery
Poor battery contact
Consult your hearing
healthcare professional
Battery upside down
Insert battery plus (+) side up
Indicator light is yellow or red
Low battery
Replace battery
Hearing aids not responding to remote control
commands
Holding the remote
too far away
Move the remote a maximum
distance of one arm’s length
For any problems not listed in the guide, contact your
hearing healthcare professional.
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Warnings
Please
read the information on the following
pages before using your Unitron remote
control.
Hazard warnings
Keep this device out of reach of pets and
children under 3 years.
Only use hearing aids that have been
specifically programmed for you by your
hearing healthcare professional.
Changes or modifications to any of the
devices that were not explicitly approved by
Unitron are not permitted.
This remote control uses low-power, digitally
coded transmission to communicate to
your hearing system. Although unlikely,
interference with medical devices such
as pacemakers is possible. Therefore
pacemaker users must not keep this remote
control in or near a breast pocket.
Dispose of electrical components in
accordance with your local regulations.
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Do not use the device in explosive areas
(mines or industrial areas with danger of
explosions, oxygen rich environments or
areas where flammable anesthetics are
handled) or where electronic equipment is
prohibited.
External devices may only be connected if
they have been tested in accordance with
corresponding IECXXXXX standards. Only
use accessories approved by Unitron.
When operating machinery, ensure that no
parts get caught in the machine.
The mini-USB port is to be used for the
described purpose only.
Using the device, its connectors or cables
in any way contradictory to their intended
purpose as described in this user guide (e.g.,
wearing the USB cable around the neck) can
cause injury.
Only use accessories approved by Unitron to
avoid any electrical shock.
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Battery warnings
Never leave your remote control or batteries
where small children and pets can reach
them.
Remove the battery if you are not using the
remote control for a long period of time.
Never put your remote control or batteries in
your mouth. If a battery is swallowed, call a
physician immediately.
Always use a high quality, long-life alkaline
battery as a replacement and dispose of the
old one in an environmentally-friendly way.
Do not use rechargeable batteries.
Precautions
Your remote control should only be used
as directed by your hearing healthcare
professional.
If your remote control fails to operate
after you have correctly inserted a new
battery, contact your hearing healthcare
professional.
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Special medical or dental examination
including radiation described below, may
adversely affect the correct functioning of
your remote. Remove and keep it outside the
examination room/area before undergoing
a medical or dental examination with X-ray
(also CT scan) or any medical examinations
with MRI/NMRI scans, generating magnetic
fields.
Always bring both your remote control and
your hearing aids for service questions.
Your remote control and your hearing aids
are given a unique communication code.
Because of this code, your remote control
will not affect hearing aids worn by others.
Your remote control uses the most modern
components to provide an extremely
reliable experience with virtually no
interference from other devices. However,
when operating the remote control near a
computer terminal, communication device
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such as a digital cell phone, or other strong
electromagnetic field, it may be necessary
to be at least 24 inches (60 centimeters)
away to ensure proper operation.
If your hearing aids do not respond to the
remote control because of an unusual field
disturbance, move away from the disturbing
field.
Keep the device at least 10 cm away from
any kind of magnets.
High-powered electronic equipment,
larger electronic installations and metallic
structures may impair and significantly
reduce the operating range.
Labeling
The serial number and year of manufacture are
located inside the battery compartment.
Please fill out the contact information sticker
provided with your new remote control and affix
it to the inside of the battery door.
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Information and explanation of symbols
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With the CE symbol, Unitron confirms that this
Unitron product, including accessories, meets the
requirements of the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/
EEC as well as the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC on radio
and telecommunications transmitters. The numbers
after the CE symbol correspond to the code of certified
institutions that were consulted under the abovementioned directives.
This symbol indicates that it is important for the user to
read and take into account the relevant information in
this user guide.
This symbol indicates that it is important for the user
to pay attention to the relevant warning notices in this
user guide.
Important information for handling and product safety.
Australian EMC and Radiocommunications compliance
label.
This symbol indicates that the products described in
these user instructions adhere to the requirements for
an application part of Type B of EN 60601-1. The surface
of the hearing aid is specified as applicated part of
Type B.
This symbol shall be accompanied by the name and
the address of the authorised representative in the
European Community.
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This symbol shall be accompanied by the name and
the address of the manufacturer (who are placing this
device on the market).
Operating conditions:
This device is designed such that it functions without problems
or restrictions if used as intended, unless otherwise noted in
these user guides.
-10° – 55° Celsius and relative humidity of <95% (non
condensing).
Transport and storage conditions:
During transport or storage, the temperature should not exceed
the limit values of -20° – 60° Celsius and relative humidity of
90% for a long period of time. The air pressure between 500 and
1100 hPa is appropriate.
The symbol with the crossed-out garbage bin is to make
you aware that this device may not be thrown away
as normal household waste. Please dispose of old or
unused devices, at waste disposal sites intended for
electronic waste, or give your device to your hearing
healthcare professional for disposal. Proper disposal
protects the environment and health.
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Compliance information
Declaration of Conformity
Hereby Unitron declares that this Unitron product is in
compliance with the essential requirements of the Radio and
Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC.
The full text of the Declaration of Conformity can be obtained
from the manufacturer or the local Unitron representative
whose address can be taken from the list on www.unitron.com
(worldwide locations).
Notice 1:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two
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.
Notice 2:
Changes or modifications made to this device not expressly
approved by Unitron may void the FCC authorization to operate
this device.
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Notice 3:
This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules
and ICES-003 of Industry Canada. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in
a residential installation. This device 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
device 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 device and receiver.
•Connect the device into 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.
Australia: Supplier Code Number
N15398
New Zealand: Supplier Code Number Z1285
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Unitron Hearing
20 Beasley Drive, P.O. Box 9017,
Kitchener, ON N2G 4X1 Canada
Unitron Hearing GmbH
Max-Eyth-Straße 20, 70736
Fellbach-Oeffingen, Germany
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companies, please visit
www.unitron.com
14-050 029-5989-02
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