In reading up on the Phonak Target software, I see there’s a feature to transfer fittings between hearing aids. The documentation says that it will tell you what settings can and can’t be transferred before the transfer. I’ve asked numerous audiologists in the past about transferring my settings from old to new aids when I get new ones, and they’ve all passed it off as not doable or not worthwhile because of the significant differences between Phonak’s different platforms. It’s always annoyed me to essentially start from scratch every time I get a new pair, though, and now I see that Phonak has this transfer feature.
Has anyone tried this transfer feature? How successful was it? How much tweaking did you still have to do afterwards? And, most of all, how much did it make the over all sound quality coming out of the new aids sound like the older model? All I want here is, in normal situations, for things to basically sound the same with the new hearing aids as it did on the old ones. I know there will be some differences, but I don’t expect them to be drastic.
I’m now on 7+ months and two remakes of my current aids and ready to be done wit them and get them to the point where I’m happy with them. My hearing hasn’t changed between when I got the old ones and these, so the transfer feature feels worthwhile if it actually works. Thought I’d ask here about others’ experience with it before replacing my current fitting settings with a transfer from the old pair. We can always save the current fitting and roll back if needed.
Any thoughts appreciated.