Maico, Eden Prairie, Minn, introduces the lightweight and portable MI 34 audiometer. The MI 34 features an LCD graphical display and an internal thermal printer. It can be used to perform reflex decay tests, ipsi and contra tests, and perforated and intact ETF tests. (888) 941-4201; www.maico-diagnostics.com.
Siemens Hearing Instruments, Piscataway, NJ, introduces the INFINITIPro S and INFINITI Pro Dir BTE models to the INFINITI Pro line of digital hearing solutions. The INFINITI Pro S is a compact, fully digital instrument featuring automatic MNR for individuals with mild to severe hearing loss. The INFINITI Pro Dir offers the benefits of a directional microphone system. All INFINITI Pro custom and BTE models feature the ability to turn on and off with the memory button (except CICs), as well as two additional frequency shaping controls (LC, HC) for maximum flexibility. (800) 766-4500; www.usa.siemens.com/hearing.
Knowles Electronics, Itasca, Ill, introduces the PHF+ receiver, an increased high-frequency output version of the popular PHF receiver. It offers additional output in the critical 2 kHz to 6 kHz range under both nominal drive and maximum power output level conditions. Its patented Pantograph drive linkage minimizes receiver vibration while emphasizing high-frequency output. Combined with Knowles high-output armature geometry, the PHF+ provides increased acoustic output and maximizes gain-before-feedback in BTE and Power ITE hearing instruments. (630) 250-5100; www.knowleselectronics.com.
Digital Hearing Solution
Unitron Hearing, Plymouth, Minn, offers the new Unison product line, featuring Unison 6, 3, and Essential. Unison 6 offers the choice of four processing strategies in three programs for maximum flexibility to customize. Unison 3 offers the choice of two processing strategies in three programs, and a multiband feedback manager to help eliminate fit-related feedback. Unison Essential with digital WDRC is suitable for clients making the transition from analog instruments. Unison is available with WiFi Mic, a new digital wireless CROS/BiCROS system to address the specific concerns of asymmetrical and unilateral hearing loss. (763) 744 3300; www.unitronhearing.com.
Sound Level Meter
Quest Technologies Inc, Oconomowoc, Wis, has released the SoundPro DLX, a hand-held acoustic measurement system that is built around a digital signal processor platform and a color graphics PDA-style user interface. By using real-time frequency analysis to reduce testing times for octave and 1/3 octave analysis, the SoundPro DLX offers accurate results. Applications include quick and simple confirmation of proper equipment performance and detection of undesirable changes in noise output from equipment and systems. (800) 245-0779; www.quest-technologies.com.
Assistive Listening Loop System
The Superloop PRO III Induction Loop Assistive Listening System from Oval Window Audio, Nederland, Colo, is compatible with all telephone-switch equipped hearing aids, cochlear implants, and loop receivers. The PRO III accepts six microphones and two audio line inputs. Added features include adjustable 1/3-octave equalizer, peak signal limiter, and noise filters. The new system is in compliance with IEC 118-4 standards, and provides coverage of up to 325 ft in parameter; satellite systems may be linked to cover larger areas. The PRO III includes loop wire, a loop receiver, and a wall mountable sign. (303) 447-3607; www.ovalwindowaudio.com.