Unitron vs Phonak bte power aids


#17

Costco Phonak Brio 3 (Product Information) feature list (at the bottom) says both Speech in Noise and Speech in Wind. Though, I would prefer to see that on an official document.


#18

I will look at the Brio 3 B series and make an appt with Costco.


#19

In the Costco listing it shows that Brio 3 B 675 has a gain of 80 dB. Phonak Brio 3 datasheet says otherwise. It’s 82 dB.


#20

Maybe provide a reference/link about what you are looking at??


#21


Specs for Brio 3 B-675 power aid


#22

The Naida Vs and Bs are very similar, yes. The Vs don’t have the contrast fitting and they don’t have directionality when using a roger device (which is nice, frankly, if one is a roger user). Off hand I can’t think of anything else important.


#23

The eBay listing are the old Core series of HAs, not Venture.


#24

Hello!

I have actually a couple of new Naìda B90 and I feel good with them since I have profound hearing loss. Anyway I believe Unitron and Naìda have different firmware inside despite their similar hardware, plus depends also from your own psychoacoustic because you and me , as like as any other profound-hearing-loss people, have different behavior of listening because all our brains are different between all of us… just my 2 cents

Cheers!


#25

You’re right! The Nadia V SP is an outdated product with a 10-year history, not a Venture platform product, and their buttons are completely different.
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#26

Correct. I thought the Naida Vs that he posted are pretty old and are not the V platform. I have all the datasheets of many new aids available for the profound hearing loss. Surprisingly none of all the audiologist and HIS said anything about the Brio 3 B-675. They all say Naida V and B. I will make an appointment with Costco.


#27

Oh okay, my bad. The standard models

  • Phonak Audeo V, Phonak Audeo B
  • Costco Brio 2, Costco Brio3

vs the connectivity models

  • Phonak Audeo B Direct
  • Unitron Moxi ALL
  • Phonak Brio 3 R-C

are difficult to distinguish on their own without throwing in the profound hearing loss models


#28

I saw your screen capture. But I can’t find the source of this (80 dB / 82DB) difference that you mentioned. This Costco Phonak Brio 3 (Product Information) shows a gain of 80 dB.

I can’t find the source of the screen-clip that you posted showing a gain of 82 dB?


#29

Datasheet_Phonak_Brio_3_B-675.pdf (3.5 MB)
I got it from the phonakpro.com website. In the search dialog box, enter Brio 3


#30

Mm, yeah. Way back Phonak had the Audeo and Naida III, IV, V where the V was five, not venture.


#31

Correct. Phonak should have used a different letter or add-on to avoid confusion.


#32

Terost, you should have used a different letter within your first post, too. Why the henk did you substitute all the "I"s (capital “i”) by lower "L"s? I didn’t understand any single word from the screenreader. That is not funny!

@pvc
The only software-difference between Naida V(enture) and Naida B is the ability to use “Advanced Phonak Digital-Contrast” (APDC). Naida V “only” supports APD (without C), Naida B both variants.
Comparing the hardware: During my 3-month tests with Naida V90 SP a single 13-battery lastet for about 10 days. My Naida B70 SP lasts for 16-17 days with the same 13-batteries (power-one/varta).


#33

If you look at my audiogram, you would see the reason why l prefer the larger 675 batteries. I require more HA power due to my hearing loss. All of the audiologists agree that new aids that uses 13 battery will cause more frequent battery replacements. I am not the only one who uses the character I instead of i. Most of us do not use speechreaders.


#34

Terost, you didn’t use “I” in your first post. You have used the lower “L” which is wrong all the way. My comment on battery-size was ment for pvc. I just tried to explain the difference between V-chip and B-chip.
And yes, I wonder why you don’t switch to CI. But that’s your choice.


#36

I = Capital I
l = lower L
It’s the way it showed up on my smartphone. All of my posts are done using my phone.


#37

Thanks, I did not know about “Advanced Phonak Digital-Contrast”. Obviously a software change. Also there are a couple more software tweaks for Nadia B, SoundRecover2 being one of them.