Micro Audiometrics, Murphy, NC, introduces the Earscan® 3 audiometers. Earscan offers test storage on external SD/MMC memory cards, full programmability, battery operation, full frequency range, printing from every model, and the ability to be updated remotely. Built-in calibration reminders ensure the validity of test results. With standard RS-232 communications, data can be transferred to a variety of printers and PC programs.The Earscan is available with a 3-year warranty. (866) 327-7226; www.earscan.com.
Digital Hearing Instruments
Audina, Longwood, Fla, offers the Foundation line of entry-level-priced, computer programmable digital hearing aids. Features include single-channel compression, soft squelch (expansion), an adjustable compression ratio, an active high cut, an active low cut, and AGCo compression limiting. WDRC, AGCo, and Linear fitting strategies are offered, as well as five environmental settings to choose from. Other options include the choice of up to three memories, directionality, and a programmable t-coil. (800) 223-7700; www.audina.net.
Grason & Associates LLC, Ridge, NH, offers two single-use eartips incorporating sizes 7 mm16 mm, which is designed to greatly simplify ear canal size assessment. The universal-fit, single-use eartips are designed for OAE and Tymp screening and provide easy seals. Single-use eartips sized from pediatric to geriatric, and earphone cushions are available. (603) 899-3089.
General Hearing Instruments Inc, New Orleans, La, introduces the Harmony® combination unit with digital circuitry. Harmony Digi® combines a stable, broad-band noise sound generator with high fidelity amplification in one cosmetically appealing custom ITE device. A manual volume control for the sound generator allows independent or simultaneous operation. (800) 824-3021; www.generalhearing.com.
Zinc Air Battery
Renata Batteries, Itigen, Switzerland, a company of The Swatch Group, presents Maratone zinc air hearing aid batteries. The Maratone batteries, designed to meet the demands of digital hearing aids, feature higher voltage, resulting in long life and consistent hearing aid power. (800) 353-3931; www.renata.com.
ITC and CIC Instruments
GN ReSound, Bloomington, Minn, offers the upgraded Canta line of ITC and CIC hearing instruments. Features include a smaller, less-visible design; 3-mm vents to help alleviate occlusion; a dual microphone adaptive directionality canal instrument, the Canta 730-D, and enhanced Digital Feedback Suppression for protection against feedback. The Canta2 family features directionality and DFS technology. Most upgrades can be added to existing Canta instruments through the use of Aventa fitting software. (800) 248-4327; www.gnresound.com.