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ReSound Receiver-in-ear Hearing Instrument User Manual

Alera 60/61 series receiver-in-ear hearing instrument.
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  • Page 1 USER GUIDE ReceiveR-in-eaR HeaRing instRument...
  • Page 2 FCC ID: X26SY312 radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: statement: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 3 93/42/EEC for medical devices (MDD) and essential requirements and other relevant provi­ hearing impaired person. sions of Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE). The declaration of conformity may be consulted at www.resound.com • In US: FCC CFR 47 Part 15, subpart C, section 15.249 List of countries: Products without wireless functionality are intended for worldwide sales.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Hearing instruments will enable you to hear sounds that you may not have heard in years because of your hearing loss. Practice and a positive attitude are important in learning to use hearing instruments. Your ReSound Battery size:...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    contents Care and maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Daily maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Introduction .
  • Page 6 Rie Bte - aL961-DRW, aL761-DRW, aL561-DRW 10. NP receiver tube Rie mini-Bte - aL960-DR, aL760-DR, aL560-DR 11. HP receiver tube 12. Left/right indicator Alera 60 Alera 61 13. Model, and serial number Receiver tube Receiver Open Dome Receiver Tulip Dome Receiver Power Dome RIE mould Sports lock...
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    getting started a function called SmartStart. This function will delay the time in which the hearing instruments turn on by ten seconds after the battery compartment is closed. With SmartStart, a beep will On/Off function be heard for each second of the delay period. 1.
  • Page 8: Low Battery Indicator

    After this, your hearing instrument and ReSound Unite Remote Con­ trol will continue to work as usual, but you will not be able to use your ReSound Unite TV and Your hearing care professional can set your hearing instrument to give an acoustical indication Phone Clip.
  • Page 9: Inserting/removing Hearing Instruments

    inserting/Removing hearing instruments Tip: It may be helpful to pull the top of your ear back with your opposite hand during Insertion (custom RIE moulds) insertion to open the ear canal. 1. Hold the RIE mould between your thumb and index finger and position its Insertion (domes) sound outlet in your ear canal.
  • Page 10: Operation Of The Hearing Instrument

    Removal (RIE moulds) operation of the hearing instrument 1. Grasp the removal string and pull the RIE mould outward. Push button (Alera 61 only) 2. Consult your hearing care professional if you have difficulties removing the hearing Depending on your experience level with hearing instruments, in­ instrument.
  • Page 11: Flight Mode

    Flight mode* (alera 61 only) Programme Description of when to use When boarding a flight wireless functionality must be deactivated, as it is not allowed to radiate radio signals during flights. It is possible to disable wireless operation by opening and closing the battery compartment of the hearing instrument while at the same time pressing the push button.
  • Page 12: Listen To Radio Or Tv

    your hearing instruments are fit with a receiver power dome or RIE Listen to radio or tv mould, finding the optimal position for holding a telephone while using When listening to the TV or the radio, start out by listening to news commentators since they a hearing instrument may require practice for some individuals, and one usually speak clearly, then try other programmes.
  • Page 13 Phonenow 4. Use only recommended cleaning agent to clean the telephone prior to placing the magnet on the phone. The PhoneNow function, allows your hearing instrument to automatically switch to your tele­ phone programme when a telephone receiver is raised to the ear. When the telephone receiver PhoneNow usage is removed from the ear, the hearing instrument automatically returns to the previous listening Telephones can be used in a normal manner.
  • Page 14: Care And Maintenance

    4. Hair spray, make­up, etc. may damage hearing instruments, and these should be removed 4. Only use magnets supplied by GN ReSound. prior to the application of cosmetics. care and maintenance...
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Receiver Tubes And Domes

    the receiver tube cleaning the receiver tubes and domes The receiver tube comes in two different power levels: The receiver tube and the receiver dome should be cleaned regularly. Use a damp cloth to clean NP (Normal Power) and HP (High Power). Depending on your hearing the receiver tube and receiver dome on the outside.
  • Page 16 changing wax guard for nP receiver tube 5. Insert the old waxguard into the center of the HF3 wheel. 6. Dispose of the old waxguard by drawing the wand to the narrow end of the center disposal area. 7. Insert the empty wand into a new waxguard on the HF3 wheel. 8.
  • Page 17 changing wax guard for HP receiver tube Power Dome: Please contact your hearing care professional to have the wax guard in the power dome exchanged for you. changing wax guard for HP receiver tube RIE Mould:...
  • Page 18: How To Apply Domes

    How to apply domes Resound tulip domes It is recommended that your hearing care professional change domes, as incorrect dome re­ Tulip domes are mounted in a similar manner to standard domes, but a few extra steps are placement could result in injury.
  • Page 19: General Precautions

    general precautions 6. When using wireless functionality and the devices are affected by electromagnetic interference, move away from the source. 1. Do not leave hearing instruments in the sun, near an open fire, or in a hot, parked car. 2. Do not wear hearing instruments while showering, swimming, in heavy rain, or in a moist general warnings atmosphere such as a steam bath or sauna.
  • Page 20 ReSound hearing instruments. 5. Due to a choking hazard, hearing instrument usage by children or mentally challenged 11. For use of wireless functionality do only use ReSound Unite accessories. For further individuals should be supervised at all times.
  • Page 21: Battery Warning Information

    Battery warning information Batteries, although very small, contain dangerous substances, and should be disposed of care­ fully. This is for the safety of you and the environment. Please note: 1. DO NOT attempt to recharge standard zinc air batteries. They may leak or explode. 2.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting Guide

    tRouBLesHooting guiDe SYMPTOM CAUSE POSSIBLE REMEDY No sound • Not turned on • Turn on by closing the battery door • Dead battery • Replace battery • Battery door will not close • Insert battery properly • Blocked RIE mould or tube •...
  • Page 23 tRouBLesHooting guiDe SYMPTOM CAUSE POSSIBLE REMEDY Not loud • Incorrect RIE mould placement • Reinsert RIE mould enough • Blocked RIE mould or dome • Clean RIE mould, replace dome, replace filter • Change in hearing sensitivity • Consult your hearing care professional •...
  • Page 24 tRouBLesHooting guiDe SYMPTOM CAUSE POSSIBLE REMEDY Excessive • Incorrect RIE mould placement • Re­insert RIE mould carefully whistling / feedback • Incorrect dome placement • Re­insert dome • Excessive ear wax • Consult your hearing care professional • Feedback control may need adjustment •...
  • Page 25 tRouBLesHooting guiDe SYMPTOM CAUSE POSSIBLE REMEDY Sound • Weak battery • Replace battery distorted / • Improper RIE mould or dome fit • Consult your hearing care professional not clear • Hearing instrument damaged • Consult your hearing care professional •...
  • Page 26: Technical Data

    Data Warranty and repairs ReSound provides a warranty on hearing instruments in the event of defects in workmanship or Hearing Instrument Maximum output materials, as described in applicable warranty documentation. Model (2cc Coupler / IEC 60118-7) In its service policy, ReSound pledges to secure functionality at least equivalent to the original...
  • Page 27 For hearing instruments that require service, please contact your hearing care professional for assistance. ReSound hearing instruments that malfunction must be repaired by a qualified technician. Do not attempt to open the case of hearing instruments, as this will invalidate the warranty.
  • Page 28 Be aware of information marked with the warning symbol WaRning points out a situation that could lead to serious injuries, caution indicates a situation that could lead to minor and moderate injuries” Advice and tips on how to handle your hearing instrument better . Equipment includes RF transmitter Product is a Type B applied part...
  • Page 29 Fax: (free) 0800 007 695 Fax: +44 1869 343 466 www.gnresound.com.au www.gnresound.co.nz www.gnresound.co.uk Any issues relating to the EU Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, or Council Directive 1999/5/EEC on Radio Equipment and Tele communications terminal equipment should be directed to ReSound A/S...

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  • Nancy Balash Jul 08, 2017 07:21:
    I have a resound hearing aid that I just started using again and I need a manual to refresh my memory. The numbers are V056-DRW or V066-DRW another number that I found was 26564013.
    ​Can I use one of the other DRW manual?
    E-​mail nanjb1112@​gmail.com
    ​Thanks