Hearing Instrument Dehumidifier
Health Enterprises Inc, North Attleboro, Mass, presents the Dri-Eze™ Hearing Aid Dehumidifier, which utilizes a “built-in” desiccant lining that is guaranteed to remove damaging daily moisture for 6 months from first use. In addition to removing moisture, Dri-Eze provides a safe, convenient location for storing hearing aids. (800) 633-4243; www.healthenterprises.com


Bluetooth Headset
Harris Communications, Eden Prairie, Minn, offers the NoiZfree Beetle Bluetooth® Headset. This lightweight headset transmits speech directly from a user’s Bluetooth cell phone to their hearing aid or cochlear implant via a special NoiZfree T-coil. The design virtually eliminates the buzzing or interference often experienced when the hearing instrument is used with a cell phone. Contact Bill Williams at (800) 582-8569 about dealership opportunities. (800) 825-6758; www.harriscomm.com


ITE Digital Line
Magnatone, Casselberry, Fla. introduces POWER to its digital line. The Monet™ and Claret™ Full Shell POWER ITE have a maximum output of 130 dB and peak gain of 65 dB. The POWER line, along with LazerVeyor™ digital shell technology, will ensure a perfect fit that can maximize gain with up to 15 dB of phase canceling feedback rejection. (800) 789-6543; www.magnatone.com


RF Technology TV Listening System
Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, Old Lyme, Conn, introduces the new Sennheiser Set 820-S TV listening system, which allows hearing-impaired individuals to listen to their favorite programs or music at a comfortable volume with more freedom and ease. The Set 820-S is enhanced with radio-frequency (RF) technology, allowing individuals to roam up to 100 feet from the transmitter. This particular model can be directly connected to cochlear implants, behind-the-ear hearing aids, or stereo headphones, which are available separately. The system also may be used with an induction neck loop, for use with telecoil hearing aids. The Set 820-S may be adjusted by a hearing professional to ensure proper volume and bass response for the user’s safety and convenience. (860) 434-9190; www.sennheiserusa.com


Infection Control Books
Oaktree Products Inc, St Louis, offers a series of infection control books specifically designed to help audiologists, hearing instrument specialists, and speech-language pathologists understand and apply infection control principles in the clinical environment. The original book with the purple cover specifically addresses infection control in the hearing aid dispensing environment; whereas the yellow book provides a comprehensive review of infection control for audiologists, including but not limited to hearing aids, diagnostic audiology, and intraoperative monitoring. Finally, the orange book provides speech-language pathologists with infection control guidelines for common speech-language pathology procedures, including hearing screenings. (800) 347-1960; www.oaktreeproducts.com


Better Hearing DVD
Rexton Inc, Plymouth, Minn, introduces its two-part DVD, “The Guide to Better Hearing.” This program is designed to help patients better understand hearing loss and the instruments available to help them learn to hear again. The DVD is available in two parts—Part I: Pre-Purchase Information and Part II: Post-Purchase Counseling. Part I is designed to help patients make informed decisions about their hearing needs. The DVD contains information on hearing loss, evaluation, and instruments. Part II focuses on counseling the patient through instrument maintenance and care strategies, and offers tips for effective communication. (800) 876-1141; www.rexton.com


Two Hearing Instrument Levels
Hansaton Hearing Systems, Tampa, Fla, offers the Soundmanager in two product levels, Soundmanager VC and Soundmanager Exclusive. Both Soundmanagers feature the award-winning housing design that measures barely 1 inch in length, and both models feature noise suppression, speech detection, and phase cancellation feedback management. Each can be fit with an open mini-tube or conventional ear mold. Soundmanager VC has 4-channel signal processing and is the only hearing instrument in its class with manual volume control. Soundmanager Exclusive has 8-channel signal processing, dual adaptive directional microphones, wind noise reduction, situation management, and mobile noise reduction. (866) 449-9757; www.hansatonusa.com


Listening System With Audio Jack
Williams Sound Corp, Eden Prairie, Minn, announces the availability of its newest SoundPlus listening system, the WIR 237. The WIR 237 connects directly to a television or stereo sound system with standard audio jacks, and transmits a wireless audio signal to a lightweight receiver worn around the listener’s neck. Adjustable volume control allows listeners to hear the program at their comfort level without disturbing others. The receiver includes a built-in 3.5 mm jack, which allows the listener to plug in a variety of earphone or headphones options of their choice. When used with a neckloop, the system is compatible with telecoil-equipped hearing aids. (800) 328-6190; www.williamssound.com


Environmental Sounds DVD
Pehratek Products, Chaska, Minn, offers a new method for testing and fitting hearing aids with the Environmental Sound Simulator DVD, which features high-quality multimedia recordings of typical listening environments such as groups, restaurants, churches and synagogues, television, automobile, outdoor traffic, and other background noise scenes to realistically recreate settings that hearing aid wearers have difficulty hearing. This DVD can be played on any DVD-equipped computer or stand-alone DVD player. It is a stand-alone program (not part of any manufacturer’s fitting software) that runs on the desktop or alongside NOAH-based programs to evaluate and maximize hearing aid performance and patient satisfaction across models and styles of hearing instruments using the same test stimuli. Use the ESS DVD to assess current hearing aid performance, optimize user preferences, create realistic expectations, and demonstrate noise reduction, directional microphones, or multiple program settings. (866) 470-3532; www.pehratek.com


Wireless Personal Listening System
Hal-Hen Company Inc, Garden City Park, NY, offers the Comfort Contego™ Wireless Personal Listening System. The Contego offers a full-performance, 30-channel, affordable alternative for wireless communication. The Contego provides crisp, crystal-clear digital sound over a secure connection. With a range of 75 feet, Contego’s  two Zoom microphones, one in the transmitter and one in the receiver, provide maximum sound customization. Using Contego’s LCD screen, the transmitter and receiver microphones can be adjusted for directional or omni-directional pickup and desired volume levels. Fully flexible, the rechargeable Contego system can be used with headset, earbuds, or induction loop and operates for 16 hours on a 4-hour charge. Contego accessories provide easy linking to a TV, telephone, or other sound system to round out this fully functional system. (800) 242-5436; www.halhenpro.com


Instant Swim Plugs
Warner Tech-care Products, Minneapolis, introduces Aqua-guard Direct Fit instant swim plugs to help protect ears from water while swimming, diving, tubing, or showering. Direct Fit eliminates the need to send impressions to an earmold lab, allowing water protection to be provided during the office visit. Aqua-guard is high strength, long-lasting, and floatable. The soft material sets up in 5 to 7 minutes in the ear. The kit includes measuring spoons, base color white with red and blue color. A lacquer clear coat to better seal and enhance the appearance of the mold can be ordered. Aqua-guard can be ordered in bulk. The new Warner Tech-care catalog is now available. (800) 328-4757; www.warnertechcare.com


New Catalog Edition
Warner Tech-care Products, Minneapolis, introduces its new 6th edition catalog. The recently released catalog contains 148 pages of hearing-related products, with more than 100 new inventory items stocked in the Warner warehouse. There are several reasons why the Warner 6th edition catalog is easy to use: First, the catalog features an expanded index, making it easy to locate what you are looking for; second, Warner is more than just a brief list of inventory items—each hearing product has a complete description and a picture, allowing you to make an informed decision regarding your purchase. The catalog will become a resource for problem solving. (800) 328-4757; www.warnertechcare.com


Lighted Curette
Warner Tech-care Products, Minneapolis, introduces the Lighted Ear Curette with Magnification Lens by Bionix. The lighted curette features a bright white light that is projected to the tip of the curette, illuminating even the most difficult to see ear canals. The disposable system features a magnification lens that attaches to the curette, making cerumen removal an easier process. Each kit comes with 50 disposable curettes, one light source, and one magnification lens. Packaged with various tip types for all of your cerumen removal procedures. (800) 328-4757; www.warnertechcare.com


Bluetooth Cell Phone Headset
Beyond Hearing Aids Inc, Florence, Ky, introduces the Blue Freedom Bluetooth® cell phone headset. The Blue Freedom bypasses the telecoil and uses direct audio input into the hearing aid, eliminating potential interference and placing the microphone closer to the mouth by clipping it on the collar or lapel. Features include compatibility with any Bluetooth phone, 250 standby hours, 6 hours talk time, Bluetooth v1.2 compliant, Class 2 device, and one button to answer, end, and redial calls. (800) 838-1649; www.beyondhearingaids.com


Amplified Stethoscope
Beyond Hearing Aids Inc, Florence, Ky, is a distributor of amplified stethoscopes and accessories with years of practical experience working with consumers with all types of hearing loss. The new Cardionics Escope with specialist diaphragm and bells provides superior sound conduction and allows for a variety of accessories that interface the stethoscope to hearing aids. The new version has a sleeker design and better output jack placement. (800) 838-1649; www.beyondhearingaids.com


Humorous Book on Hearing Loss
Harris Communications, Eden Prairie, Minn, offers “Do You Hear Me?” a collection of humor—cartoons, jokes, and short stories—created to ease the tensions and frustrations of hearing loss with the main goal of encouraging people with a hearing loss to do something about it. Hearing loss resources are located in the back of the book. Use this book to market to patients. Stamp your name on the inside cover as a local resource for hearing loss help. Hand it out to potential new patients. Discounts are available for multiple copies. (800) 582-8569; www.harriscomm.com


Assistive Devices Catalog
Harris Communications, Eden Prairie, Minn, presents the new 2007 Harris Communications 80-page equipment catalog. It is filled with all the latest assistive devices for hearing loss, including products from major manufacturers such as Clarity, Williams Sound, Sonic Alert, and Silent Call. Individual and multiple copies are available. Dealer inquiries are welcome. (800) 582-8569; www.harriscomm.com


Hearing Aid Dryer
S & S Laser Productions, New Port Richey, Fla, offers the Moisture Guard Electronic Hearing Aid Dryer. The Moisture Guard provides users with a way to properly maintain their hearing aids. It is safe, easy to use, and portable. The unit is made of cherry wood and carries a money-back guarantee. (800) 934-6815.


Impression Materials Line
Westone Laboratories Inc, Colorado Springs, Colo, offers a full line of impression materials, with all types and styles available. Silicone Singles, a highly accurate and easy-to-use premeasured, hand-mixed silicone material, is a national best seller. To purchase this same impression material in bulk form, try Pink Silicast. Westone’s SiliClone brand cartridge material is available in the 48 mL and S-50 formats. For those wanting a higher viscosity cartridge material, the company recommends SiliClone Firm (available only in the S-50 format). From powder and liquid to silicone cartridges, regardless of your style preference, you can find the highest-quality impression materials at Westone. (800) 525-5071; www.westone.com


Sound Shaping Phone With Caller ID
ClearSounds Communications Inc, Burr Ridge, Ill, offers the CSC50 UltraClear™ Sound Shaping Phone with caller ID now available in off-white. We listened to our customers’ requests and kept the feature set the same, but are now offering this phone in a new color. (800) 965-9043; www.clearsounds.com


Expanded Infrared Devices Line
Westone Laboratories Inc, Colorado Springs, Colo, offers a television listening option for virtually everyone. The TV EARS line of wireless infrared devices, also great for listening to music, has recently expanded. In addition to the TV EARS Professional, Westone offers the new TV EARS Home Theatre and TV EARS 2.3 MHz systems, as well as the TV EARS Original. The Home Theatre system offers all the standard features of the TV EARS Pro, along with expanded transmitter coverage for larger rooms, and includes two headsets and a separate “near seating” charger. The TV EARS 2.3 MHz system is perfect for mild to moderate hearing losses. (800) 582-4771; www.westone.com


Compact Hearing Instrument Dryer
Westone Laboratories Inc, Colorado Springs, Colo, presents the AudioDry™ Hearing Instrument Dryer. Using patented PTC (positive temperature coefficient) heating technology, AudioDry applies gentle heat to hearing instruments and earpieces, effectively driving out moisture. The heat also dries out any cerumen that may be present, making it brittle and easier to remove. The result is clearer sound and longer instrument life. AudioDry units are safe, durable, compact, and easy to use. AudioDry is also economical, with low voltage requirements and no desiccant component to replace. (800) 525-5071; www.westone.com


New Infrared Options
Westone Laboratories Inc, Colorado Springs, Colo, is among the first to make available Sennheiser’s two new options to its line of infrared listening devices. The IS 410 offers crystal-clear stereo sound with easy setup, automatic on/off headset functionality, and volume and balance controls conveniently located on the headset. The Set 50 mono system is an entry-level unit. Both systems feature up to 40-foot transmission range, rechargeable batteries, and stylish new designs. (800) 582-4771; www.westone.com


Custom Imprinting
Hocks Hearing Healthcare Products, Portland, Ore, offers custom imprinting on its sales of iCellTech batteries. The value of your name or number in front of your customers 52 times a year is priceless. (800) 654-6257; www.hocksproducts.com


Cable Management/Storage System
Westone Laboratories Inc, Colorado Springs, Colo, presents the NOAH’S ARC Cable Management/Storage System for the many programming cables every dispenser must have on hand. Save the time and trouble of having to untangle the cables before every fitting. This system neatly winds up cables into color-coded pods for easy cable selection. The pod storage rack can be placed conveniently on top of a HI-PRO box or on any flat surface. Each NOAH’S ARC comes with 10 cable pods, a storage rack, Mylar cable combiners (to wrap right and left cables together in one pod), and manufacturer labels to assist in quickly identifying the right pod. (800) 525-5071; www.westone.com


Ear Conditioner
Westone Laboratories Inc, Colorado Springs, Colo, presents Nurturell™, a safe, allnatural conditioner developed to maintain healthy skin in the ear canal. Nurturell gently lubricates the ear, reducing discomfort with natural properties, including aloe extract. It also helps with cerumen management by softening earwax, causing less damage to the keratin layer of skin in the ear during removal. Nurturell has many additional skin uses and nurturing properties. Packaged as 24 half-ounce bottles per case. (800) 525-5071; www.westone.com


Tabletop Displays
S & S Laser, New Port Richey, Fla, offers the “ready to show” briefcase tabletop display. It sets up in less than a minute and is completely self-contained. The display morphs from a briefcase to a 48-inch x 24-inch fabric-covered display. The header attaches to the top and is stored inside when not in use. Velcro-ready fabrics are available in assorted colors. The display weighs just 9 pounds. Also available: graphics packages and larger style displays. (800) 934-6815.


Portable Vacuum Pump Kit
Lightning Enterprises, Limington, Me, announces the Lightning Vac Traveler, a completely portable suction system designed for professional hearing aid cleaning and maintenance. The recently improved design includes: the Lightning Vac 2 vacuum pump with suction and blower ports (which also can be used as a stand-alone system in the office); a vacuum jar desiccator for fast drying; five needle tips, with convenient Slip-Luer fitting; and a durable hard-shell carrying case. (877) 546-1797; www.lightningenterprises.com


Carrying Case
Oticon Pediatrics, Somerset, NJ, will include a specially designed GoPack with each of its child-friendly hearing solutions to help parents and youngsters organize and carry their hearing instruments and accessories in style. The zippered 7 x 9 inch durable nylon GoPack features mesh pockets inside for all of the hearing care accessories typically carried by parents or kids—including batteries, battery testers, cleaning supplies, extra earmolds, even an FM device. The GoPack also serves as a secure and convenient on-the-go storage case for hearing instruments for active youngsters. The lightweight, soft-sided GoPack is easy to pack, making it ideal for school, day care, or sports activities. The GoPack includes a clip so it can be attached to a backpack. The GoPack is a unisex light blue to complement other OtiKids materials, and will be distributed free with all Oticon hearing aids and FM devices purchased for children. (888) OTI-PED1 (888-684-7331); www.oticonus.com


Next Generation Otoscope
ADCO Hearing Products Inc, Englewood, Colo, offers the MacroView Otoscope by Welch Allyn. This next generation otoscope provides a bigger, better, and sharper view. The advanced optical design gives twice the field of view allowing the entire eardrum to be viewed without panning. Magnification is increased by 30%, and adjustable focus adds to the benefits of this otoscope. The 3.5 volt head uses a halogen lamp and fiber-optic delivery for cool light with no reflections. It can be used with any Welch Allyn 3.5 volt handle. MacroView gives you a bigger, better, sharper view of the ear—allowing you to perform everyday examinations faster and more efficiently. (800) 726-0851; www.adcopro.net


FM Device
Oticon Inc, Somerset, NJ, offers the Oticon Amigo, an FM solution that features a built-in LED light in the FM receiver that lets teachers know the system is working and students can hear their voice. Amigo’s classroom-tough and tested design features a durable, rigid centerframe, rubber coating, polycarbonate faceplate, and silicon rubber keypad. Amigo intelligently prioritizes voice over noise, ensuring the cleanest signal gets to the student. The Amigo transmitter also functions as the programmer, eliminating the need for school audiologists to carry cumbersome equipment for programming or trouble-shooting. The Amigo transmitters feature easy-to-use, one-touch channel synchronization with the multichannel receivers. With Amigo, the durable transmitter is also the programmer, putting full programming and diagnostic capabilities in the palm of the hand. The system’s built-in FM Channel Wizard guides educational audiologists in proactive channel management and trouble-shooting. (888) OTI-PED1 (888-684-7331); www.oticonus.com


New Hearing Aid Line
Oticon Inc, Somerset, NJ, introduces Oticon Safran, a new line of advanced hearing aids that bridge the gap between Oticon’s Syncro and Tego Pro. Safran hearing instruments feature artificial intelligence (AI) and the latest directional, noise management, and compression technologies to deliver richer, more-nuanced speech and sounds in any situation. With the introduction of Safran, Oticon now offers a wide range of AI instruments from which users can choose. In addition to the fully automatic tri-mode adaptive directionality, noise management, and the proprietary voice-aligned compression strategy, the new product line features open fitting with the Corda ultrathin tube solution. Safran is available in a selection of new “chroma” stylish colors. Straightforward and easy to wear, Safran instruments are suitable for most users of all ages. They also are among the first hearing aids on the market to implement the new DSL v5.0—the latest pediatric rationale. (800) 526-3921; www.oticonusa.com


Hearing Aid
Oticon Inc, Somerset, NJ, introduces Syncro 2, which features the state-of-the-art Activity Analyzer, Automatic Adaptation Manager, and Syncro 2 Power. Syncro 2’s new advanced data-logging technology collects data in three areas: environmental, client usage, and product performance. Syncro 2 is available in a full range of styles ranging from CIC to BTE instruments. Syncro 2 Power is available in a discreet compact power BTE. (800) 526-3921; www.oticonus.com/Syncro2