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Motion SX binax, Motion SA binax, Motion PX binax
User Guide
Life sounds brilliant.



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  • Page 1 Motion binax™ Motion SX binax, Motion SA binax, Motion PX binax User Guide Life sounds brilliant.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Content Welcome  Your hearing instruments  Instrument type  Getting to know your hearing instruments   Components and names  Controls  Settings  Batteries  Battery size and handling tips  Replacing batteries  Recharging rechargeable batteries  Daily use  Turning on and off  Inserting and removing the hearing instruments  18 Adjusting the volume ...
  • Page 3 Maintenance and care  Hearing instruments  Ear pieces and tubes  Professional maintenance  Further information  Safety information  Wireless functionality  Accessories  Symbols used in this document  Troubleshooting  Service information  Country-specific information ...
  • Page 4: Welcome

    Welcome Thank you for choosing our hearing instruments to accompany you through everyday life. Like anything new, it may take you a little time to become familiar with them. This guide, along with support from your Hearing Care Professional, will help you understand the advantages and greater quality of life your hearing instruments offer.
  • Page 5: Your Hearing Instruments

    Your hearing instruments This user guide describes optional features that your hearing instruments may or may not have. Ask your Hearing Care Professional to indicate the features that are valid for your hearing instruments. Instrument type Your hearing instruments are BTE (Behind-The-Ear) models.
  • Page 6: Components And Names

    Components and names This user guide describes several types of hearing instruments. Use the following pictures to identify the type of hearing instrument that you use. Your hearing instruments are either attached to an earhook and a custom-made ear piece or to a standard tube (LifeTube, ThinTube) and a standard ear piece (LifeTip).
  • Page 7 Motion PX ➊ ➏ Ear piece (LifeTip) Push button (control) ➋ ➐ Retention strand Rocker switch (control) (optional) ➑ Charging contacts ➌ Tube (LifeTube) (optional) ➍ ➒ Earhook Battery compartment (on/off switch) ➎ Microphone openings...
  • Page 8 You can use standard ear pieces together with a standard tube (LifeTube, ThinTube) or custom-made ear pieces together with an earhook and tube. Standard ear pieces Size LifeTip open or closed LifeTip semi-open LifeTip double You can easily exchange the standard ear pieces and clean the standard tube.
  • Page 9: Controls

    Controls With the controls you can, for example, adjust the volume or switch hearing programs. Your hearing instruments either have a rocker switch, or a rocker switch and a push button. Your Hearing Care Professional has programmed your desired functions to the controls. Control Left Right...
  • Page 10 Rocker switch function Press briefly: Program up/down Volume up/down Tinnitus noiser level up/down Sound balance Focus selection (spatial configurator) Sound mixer (audio input) Press long: Standby/turn on Program up/down Press very long: Standby/turn on L = Left, R = Right Push button function Press briefly: Program change...
  • Page 11: Settings

    Push button and rocker switch function Lock/Unlock the controls Read more in section "Locking the controls". L = Left, R = Right Settings Hearing programs Read more in section "Changing the hearing program".
  • Page 12 Features Power-on delay enables whistle-free insertion of hearing instruments. Read more in section "Turning on and off". AutoPhone™ automatically switches to the telephone program when the telephone receiver approaches the ear. Read more in section "On the phone". The tinnitus noiser generates a soft noise to distract you from your tinnitus.
  • Page 13: Batteries

    Batteries When the battery is low the sound becomes weaker or you will hear an alert signal. The battery type will determine how long you have to replace or recharge the battery. Battery size and handling tips Ask your Hearing Care Professional for recommended batteries.
  • Page 14: Replacing Batteries

    Replacing batteries Removing the battery: Open the battery compartment. Use the magnet stick to pull out the battery. The magnet stick is available as an accessory.
  • Page 15: Recharging Rechargeable Batteries

    Inserting the battery: If the battery has a protective film, remove it only when you are ready to use the battery. Insert the battery with the "+" symbol facing up (refer to the picture). Carefully close the battery compartment. If you feel resistance, the battery is not inserted correctly.
  • Page 16: Daily Use

    Daily use Turning on and off You have the following options to turn your hearing instruments on or off. Via battery compartment: Turning on: Close the battery compartment. The default volume and hearing program are set. Turning off: Open the battery compartment to the first catch.
  • Page 17 When wearing the hearing instruments, an alert tone can indicate when an instrument is being turned on or off. When the power-on delay is activated, the hearing instruments turn on after a delay of several seconds. During this time you can insert the hearing instruments into your ears without experiencing unpleasant feedback whistling.
  • Page 18: Inserting And Removing The Hearing Instruments

    Inserting and removing the hearing instruments Your hearing instruments have been fine-tuned for your right and left ear. Colored markers indicate the side: red marker = right ear ■ blue marker = left ear ■ Motion SX, Motion SA Motion PX Inserting a hearing instrument: Hold the tube close to the ear piece.
  • Page 19 CAUTION Risk of injury! Insert the ear piece carefully and not too deeply into the ear. It may be helpful to insert the right hearing ■ instrument with the right hand and the left hearing instrument with the left hand. If you have problems inserting the ear piece, ■...
  • Page 20 Removing a hearing instrument: Lift the hearing instrument and slide it over the top of ➊ your ear Hold the tube close to the ear piece and pull the ➋ ear piece out carefully CAUTION Risk of injury! In very rare cases the ear piece could remain in your ear when removing the hearing instrument.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the volume Your hearing instruments automatically adjust the volume to the listening situation. If you prefer manual volume adjustment, press the rocker switch briefly or use a remote control. Refer to section "Controls" for the setting of the rocker switch. An optional signal tone can indicate the volume change.
  • Page 22: Changing The Hearing Program

    Changing the hearing program Depending on the listening situation, your hearing instruments automatically adjust their sound. Your hearing instruments may also have several hearing programs which allow you to change the sound, if needed. An optional signal tone can indicate the program change.
  • Page 23: Locking The Controls (Optional)

    Locking the controls (optional) To prevent any accidental operation you can lock the controls. When the controls are locked, both push button and rocker switch are disabled. To lock the controls, press the top of the rocker switch and hold it. Simultaneously press the push button on the same hearing instrument for 3 seconds.
  • Page 24: Special Listening Situations

    Special listening situations Setting the focus (optional) If you want to focus more directly on your conversation partner in front of you, or if you want to listen to the broader environment – the spatial configurator gives you control over your listening preference. You can select different levels –...
  • Page 25 Setting the focus manually: If you have several hearing programs, change to hearing program 1. Press the rocker switch that is set for this function. The mid level is active by default. Press the upper rocker switch to focus more to the front, or the lower rocker switch to listen to the broader environment.
  • Page 26: On The Phone

    On the phone When you are on the phone, hold the telephone receiver slightly above your ear. The hearing instrument and telephone receiver have to be aligned. Turn the receiver slightly so that the ear is not completely covered. Telephone program You may prefer a certain volume when using the phone.
  • Page 27 field. Not all telephones produce a magnetic field strong enough to activate the AutoPhone function. In this case, you can use the Siemens AutoPhone magnet, which is available as an accessory, and attach it to the telephone receiver.
  • Page 28: Audio Induction Loops

    Audio induction loops Some telephones and public places like theatres offer the audio signal (music and speech) via an audio induction loop. With this system, your hearing instruments can directly receive the desired signal – without distracting noise in the environment. You can usually recognize audio induction loop systems by certain signs.
  • Page 29: Audio Input (Fm System)

    Audio input (FM system) With an audio input you can connect your hearing instruments to an FM system. An FM system consists of a transmitter and a receiver. It gathers speech at the voice source (via a separate microphone) and transmits the sound directly to the hearing instruments.
  • Page 30 WARNING Risk of electric shock! To prevent very rare cases of electric shock: Use the audio input only with battery operated devices or FM systems. WARNING Risk of electric shock! Connect audio input only to a device conforming to IEC 60065, the IEC-Norm for audio, video and other electronic devices.
  • Page 31: Maintenance And Care

    Maintenance and care To prevent damage it is important that you take care of your hearing instruments and follow a few basic rules, which will soon become a part of your daily routine. Hearing instruments Drying and storage Dry your hearing instruments overnight. Ask your Hearing Care Professional for recommended drying products.
  • Page 32: Ear Pieces And Tubes

    Ear pieces and tubes Cerumen (ear wax) may accumulate on the ear pieces. This may affect sound quality. For hearing instruments with a standard tube ■ (LifeTube, ThinTube): Clean the ear pieces daily, clean the tubes as required. Exchange the ear pieces and tubes approximately every three to six months, or sooner if you notice cracks or other changes.
  • Page 33 Cleaning tubes Never use running water or immerse the tube in water. You can clean standard tubes (LifeTube, ThinTube) using a special cleaning wire. Ask your Hearing Care Professional for suitable cleaning wires. Screw off the tube. ➊ Carefully insert the cleaning wire into the tube Push the cleaning wire all the way through the ➋...
  • Page 34: Professional Maintenance

    Exchanging standard ear pieces (LifeTip) Pull off the used ear piece and plug on the new ear piece. Exchanging standard tubes (LifeTube, ThinTube) Unscrew the used tube and screw the new tube on. Professional maintenance Your Hearing Care Professional can perform a thorough professional cleaning and maintenance.
  • Page 35: Further Information

    Further information Safety information For more safety information, refer to the safety manual supplied with the device. Wireless functionality Your hearing instruments are equipped with wireless functionality. This provides synchronization between your two hearing instruments: If you change the program or volume on one ■...
  • Page 36: Symbols Used In This Document

    Symbols used in this document Points out a situation that could lead to serious, moderate, or minor injuries. Indicates possible property damage. Advice and tips on how to handle your device better. Troubleshooting Problem and possible solutions Sound is weak. Increase the volume.
  • Page 37 Problem and possible solutions Hearing instrument emits signal tones. Replace or recharge the empty battery ■ (depending on the battery type). Hearing instrument does not work. Turn the hearing instrument on. ■ Gently close battery compartment completely. ■ Replace or recharge the empty battery ■...
  • Page 38: Service Information

    Service information Serial numbers Left: Right: Service dates Your Hearing Care Professional Date of purchase:...
  • Page 39: Country-Specific Information

    Country-specific information...
  • Page 40 Phone +44 (0) 1293 423700 Legal Manufacturer Sivantos GmbH Henri-Dunant-Strasse 100 91058 Erlangen Germany Phone +49 9131 308 0 Document No. A91SAT-02508-99T01-7600 EN Order/Item No. 109 313 85 | Master Rev01, 12.2014 © Siemens AG, 02.2015 | JN7434 | Printed in the UK

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