Written by Paul Harrison
The Bernafon Verite, Veras and Chronos family of hearing aids are produced by the Danish manufacturer Bernafon. Please note that the Bernafon Veras range have been superseded by the Bernafon Chronos. The Chronos is available in 3 levels of technology, the Chronos 9 (Premium level technology), Chronos 7 (Mid level technology) and the Chronos 5 (entry level technology).
The Bernafon Verite is essentially the RITE (receiver in the ear) style of the Chronos. The Chronos is available in 6 styles from power BTE, through BTE (behind the ear) to CIC (completely in canal) meaning there is a model to suit everyone whether you have a mild or a severe to profound hearing loss.
The Chronos hearing aid boast a comprehensive and impressive range of features including Bernafon channel free digital signal processing which improves speech intelligibility in different listening situations.
The Chronos 9 has 12 listening program options and a live music channel to enhance music listening. The Chronos 7 and Chronos 5 both have 11 listening options
Feedback cancellation helps to eliminate feedback (whistling). 360˚ sound localizations helps to locate sounds. Sound is also perceived as naturally as possible.
The Chronos sound processing automatically adjusts to all listening situations whether in a noisy or quiet environment ensuring sound comfort.
Dependent on the technology level, for binaural wearers the Chronos binaural co-ordination of volume control, program change, environmental classification, feedback cancellation and non-phone ear attenuation (lessens noise input in the non-phone ear when on the telephone).
Optional adaptors give wireless Bluetooth connectivity to TV, telephone and audio sources. There is also the option of a remote control meaning you can operate your hearing instrument at the touch of a button.
For the fashion conscious the RITE and BTE styles are available in an exciting range of colours so whether you like bright colours or prefer something more subtle there is a colour for you.
In summary the Bernafon Chronos is a hearing aid which contains some impressive features and suitable for up to a severe to profound hearing loss.
If you would like to know more about the Bernafon Chronos range contact our advisers on freephone 0800 5677621 and we will be pleased to answer your questions.
The Verite 9 and Chronos 9 were superseded by the Juna 9 in 2014
The Verite 7 and Chronos 7 were superseded by the Juna 7 in 2014