I recently bought a Costco TV Streamer with my new KS-9 HAs and have a few questions. First are they BT verses what the old Compilot streamer for my Brio-1 used? Next the only adjustment for it using the myPhonak app is a slider to adjust the amount of sound coming from the surrounding room and the sound from the optical out of my tv which is plugged into the streamer. The streamer works BUT with a large amount of bass which I find overwhelms speech on the TV programs. Is there a way for me to adjust the bass setting for the streamer or does the Costco tech do this; hopefully without affecting the over the air HA sound. When I had my old Brio-1 HAs (with no direct BT and other nice features of the KS-9) I had a Compilot TV streamer which worked better for TV speech from the optical out. thanks.
They use airstream which is basically proprietary bt stripped down.
You can only adjust what you already saw.
But, your fittter can adjust further, it will affect all streaming, but only streaming (media, also can be separately adjusted for media speech or media music), so it won’t touch autosense or manual programs you have, nor BT call streaming. Just make notes and explain to your fitter what bothers you / you want.
I find optical nice since that volume works independently even if we turn off the soundbar or lower/raise TV volume.
Didn’t try regular 3.5 jack though.
The analog is the same as digital as far as adjustments and volume. If the tv has base control that may effect the output to the streamer.
I have the TV Streamer II from Costco. If it is same one you have, it’s the the same streamer sold by Resound under their brand name on their web site. I use the Resound Smart 3D app for my hearing aids and the streamer. The app will give you more sound settings. I also have an Apple watch and there is a Smart 3D watch app that also lets you control the streamer. I don’t think you have to have Resound hearing aids to use the app. Good luck. I love the streamer.
I doubt that resound tv streamer will work with KS9 which are phonak marvel aids basically.
If I’m wrong, please share, since such compatibility would be valuable info for some members.
Vtuser said his HAs and the Costco streamer are already talking to each other. The issue was a lack of sound control with the app. All I’m saying is if the Costco streamer is the same Costco streamer I purchased from Costco (we both bought them at the same time), he should try the Resound app with the streamer because it has more sound controls. I mentioned that I didn’t know if the app would work with the streamer without Resound hearing aids which are what I have. It’s a simple test. It only involves installing the app and trying it. Other than suggesting trying the app, I can’t offer anything else about compatibility because I’m just a user like everyone else and I’m using what appears to be the same streamer with my Resound hearing aids.
TV Streamer 2 (Resound) is definitely different from TVConnect which is the streamer compatible with KS9 and some other Costco Phonak aids. Talking about Costco “TV Streamers” can be confusing because there are different ones for each brand (and even those aren’t compatible across all models of HAs)