Picked up my Oticon Opn1 miniRITEs yesterday. First time having one for each ear. Prior to this I had a Resound Forte from Costco in my right ear only.
All I can say is WOW!! Haven’t been able to hear this well in many years. I have the 100 for my right ear, which makes it a little challenging to get in properly and an 85 for my left ear.
So far so good. Been using the app for the last 24 hrs and it’s working ok, just taking some time to get used to. Looks like I’m going to have to follow the programming and software thread for these because of my loss. With my Meniere’s I have good hearing days and bad hearing days. Evidently the test these settings were based off of was one of my bad days and today was a good day, thus they were blowing me out of my chair. While the app on the iPhone is ok I don’t like having to adjust it so many times in a day. The audi who programmed it for me asked if I was having a good or bad day and frankly I couldn’t tell until I was on the road home and realized just how high all the sounds were. But, at that point I wasn’t turning around and going back. Besides, the VA is quite away from my house and I prefer not to go through their appointment process and the drive to get them adjusted.
I’m going to wait a few more days to pass judgement because having never had one in my left ear it will take some time to get used to.
Figured out how to get the music streaming working and while not of super quality, it’s really not that bad for a lay person. On second thought I really only have one question I can use help on.
Today, while out and about in my car, every time I would start the car up I would get four bells ringing in my ears! I know that’s suppose to be an indication of a program change but that’s not what I was doing. All I did was start the car. Obviously it’s something to do with the auto Bluetooth since it’s paired to my phone and the phone is paired to my HA. Anything I can do to stop the bells except learn to live with it? Thanks