Update - This aid has been superseded.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 Naida S3 is the third level of technology available in the super power range. This hearing aid was designed as a cosmetic option for people who need a bit more power when it comes to their hearing.
It has 3 BTE (Behind the Ear) models
Naida S CRT – The smallest of the super power range
Naida S SP – Super Power
Naida S UP – Ultra Power
The Naida S3 incorporates Phonaks new Spice chip which offers processing that is twice as fast as its predecessor. It also has a wide range of features designed to give the wearer the best possible listening experience. These features include.
• 6 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.
• 3 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 Naida S3 offers the standard 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.
• Noiseblock – This is designed to suppress background noise leaving speech clearer. The S3 offers the standard version of this feature.
• Soundrelax – This detects sudden loud noises and reduces gain automatically to cushion the sound
• Soundflow – This feature detects even the most subtle changes in your listening environment and using different programmes it can adapt automatically to ensure comfort and clarity in your hearing. The S3 offers the standard 2 programmes in this feature.
The Naida S3 is also wireless compatible in the Smart and Mini styles of this hearing aid. 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 Naida 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 Naida S3 is the third level of technology in the super power rangefrom Phonak. It still has wireless capability but at only 6 channels it has significantly fewer than the S9 and S5 and does not have the same range of features. If you are interested in this type of hearing aid but would like to take full advantage of the new technology available then you may want to try the Phonak Naida S1, Phonak Naida S5 and the Phonak Naida S9, which have more features and more sound processing channels.
If you are looking for good technology with extra power and a cosmetic appearance then the Naida S3 is a good choice. Find out all the latest information and view the complete range from Phonak Naida Hearing Aids range here.