Update - This aid has been superseded. We can still supply them but they are far from new technology. Please see the current models towards the top of our list.
The Phonak Audeo S1 is the basic level of technology available in the Audeo range. It is a sleek RIC (Receiver in Canal) hearing aid. Unlike the higher technology hearing aids in this range, the S1 is only available as the Smart. This is the smallest hearing aid in the Phonak range that also has wireless capability. Not only discreet, but can be configured to a variety of Phonak wireless accessories. It has binaural applications and easy push button control.
The Audeo S1 still incorporates Phonaks new Spice chip which offers processing that is twice as fast as its predecessor. It includes the core features of the Audeo range. These features include.
• 4 Channels - Each channel processes a range of frequencies so the more channels you have, the more specifically it can be programmed to suit your hearing needs.
• Manual programmes – These can be tailored to suit your individual needs
• Ultrazoom - This is a binaural microphone application designed to enhance speech capture and noise cancellation. The Audeo S1 offers the basic version of this application.
• Whistleblock – To give the wearer freedom from the annoying feedback that can occur.
• Soundrecover – Improves the wearers ability to hear high frequency sounds while maintaining a natural sound. This is the first basic model this feature has been available in.
• Noiseblock – This is designed to suppress background noise leaving speech clearer. The S3 offers the standard version of this feature.
The Audeo S1 is also wireless compatible. Phonak have developed a range of accessories to work along side it to give you the freedom to enjoy everyday activities such as watching tv.
• Phonak Compilot – Streamer worn around the neck
• Phonak TV Link S – Tv transmitter/compilot charger
• Phonak Mypilot – One touch display screen remote control
• Phonak PilotOne – Basic remote control
All Audeo S hearing aids are Nano-coated which acts as a barrier against sweat and other moisture in the ear. It is designed to prolong the life of your hearing aid.
In conclusion, the Audeo S1 is the basic level of technology from Phonak designed for the more budget conscious consumer. It has a sleek design and is wireless compatibleIt offers the core features from the Audeo range. If you are looking for a different design eg BTE (Behind the Ear) or ITE (In the Ear) but you want the same level of technology then you may want to try the Phonak Dalia, to see the complete range from Phonak Audeo Hearing Aids range view here.