Price for one - £1150 | Price for a pair - £1895
Launched in October 2012 and superseded in 2015. This aid has now been replaced by the newer V70
The Bolero Q70 and Virto Q70 were launched in October 2012 and are currently the mid level of technology available from Phonak. They contain their new Quest chip technology and have replaced the previous Solana range.
The Bolero Q70 is available in foew Quest chip technology and have replaced the previous Solana range.ur BTE (Behind the Ear) Styles which come in a range of colours which now include hair and skin tone options.
Bolero Q 70 M312 - Power Micro BTE
Bolero Q 70 M13 - Micro BTE
Bolero Q 70 P - Power BTE
Bolero Q 70 SP - Super Power BTE
The Virto Q70 is the ITE (In the Ear) option and is available in the following styles
Virto Q 70 10 – CIC (Completely in Canal)
Virto Q 70 312 – ITC (In the Canal)
Virto Q 70 13 – ITE (In the Ear)
Within this range there is also the Virto Q 70 Nano. This is a tiny IIC (Invisible in Canal) hearing aid. It sits deep in the ear canal and is designed for people who want something that is virtually invisible.
As well as retaining all the excellent features from the previous Solana range, Phonaks new Quest technology brings us Binaural VoiceStream. This means that your hearing aids will communicate with each other and work together to enhance your listening experience. Within this technology is the Acclimatisation Manager – This changes your amplification levels automatically when needed. The levels and settings can also be manually adjusted.
Other features include
• 16 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.
• Ultrazoom - This is a binaural microphone application designed to enhance speech capture and noise cancellation.
• 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.
• Soundrelax – This detects sudden loud noises and reduces gain automatically to cushion the sound
• Windblock – This manages wind noise without having to adjust microphone settings.
• 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.
• AOV (Accoustically Optimised Vent) – This ensures the wearer has minimum occlusion
The Bolero and Virto Q70 also both have wireless options available. Phonak have developed a range of accessories to work along side them 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
Although the Virto Q 70 Nano does not have wireless options, it does have its own accessory called the MiniControl. This is a small remote that can be fitted onto a set of keys that can be set up to adjust either your program or volume settings.
In conclusion, the Phonak Bolero Q 70 and Virto Q 70 are the second level of technology in this range that have wireless compatibility They are available in a range of styles and colours to suit your individual needs. If you are interested in Phonaks binaural technology then you may want to try the Bolero/Virto Q90 which has some innovative new features that are not available at this technology level. Find out all the latest information and view the complete range from Phonak Virto Hearing Aids range here.