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Pure micon
User Guide
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  • Page 1 Pure micon User Guide www.siemens.com/hearing Life sounds brilliant.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Content Welcome Your hearing instruments Getting to know your hearing instruments Components and names Controls Settings Battery size and ear pieces Service information Batteries Replacing non-rechargeable batteries Recharging rechargeable batteries Daily use Turning on and off Inserting Removing Adjusting the volume Changing the hearing program Further adjustments (optional) Using two hearing instruments...
  • Page 3 Audio induction loops Telecoil program and remote control Maintenance and care Cleaning Drying Storage Exchanging ear pieces Troubleshooting Important information Intended use Explanation of symbols Transport and storage conditions Disposal information Technical information Conformance information Important safety information Personal safety Product safety Country-specific information Content...
  • Page 4: Welcome

    Welcome You have chosen a Siemens hearing instrument, a reliable partner to accompany you through everyday life. Like everything new, it will take you a little while to become familiar with it. This document, along with support from your Hearing Care Professional, will help you.
  • Page 5: Your Hearing Instruments

    Your hearing instruments Getting to know your hearing instruments It is recommended to familiarize yourself with your new hearing instruments. With the instruments in your hand try using the controls and note their location on the instrument. This will make it easier for you to feel and press the controls while wearing the hearing instruments.
  • Page 6: Components And Names

    Components and names ➊ ➏ Ear piece Charging contacts (optional) ➋ Receiver ➐ Battery compartment ➌ Receiver cable ➑ Side indicator ➍ Microphone openings (red = right ear, blue = left ear) ➎ Rocker switch (standard), push button or no control ➒...
  • Page 7: Controls

    Controls With the controls you can, for example, adjust the volume or switch hearing programs. Your hearing instruments either have a push button or a rocker switch – or no control at all. The Hearing Care Professional has assigned your desired functions to the controls.
  • Page 8 Push button Function Left Right Program change Volume up Volume down Standby/turn on press briefly, press 2 seconds Your hearing instruments...
  • Page 9 Rocker switch Function Left Right Program up/down Volume up/down Tinnitus noiser level up/down Sound balance Standby/turn on press briefly, press 2 seconds, press 5 seconds Your hearing instruments...
  • Page 10: Settings

    Settings Ask your Hearing Care Professional to mark your individual settings on the following pages. Hearing programs Read more in section "Changing the hearing program". Features Power-on delay enables whistle-free insertion of hearing instruments. Read more in section "Turning on and off". e2e wireless enables simultaneous control of both hearing instruments.
  • Page 11: Battery Size And Ear Pieces

    Accessories Remote control Audio streamer Charger Battery size and ear pieces Batteries Non-rechargeable (size 312) Rechargeable (size 312) Exchangeable ear pieces Size Click Dome single (open or closed) Click Dome semi-open Click Dome double Custom shell Click Mold Your hearing instruments...
  • Page 12: Service Information

    Service information Serial numbers Left: Right: Service dates Your Hearing Care Professional Date of purchase: Your hearing instruments...
  • Page 13: Batteries

    Batteries When the battery is low the sound becomes weaker or you will hear an alert signal. It depends on the battery type how long you have until you have to replace or recharge the battery. Replacing non-rechargeable batteries Remove empty batteries immediately and dispose of according to local regulations.
  • Page 14: Recharging Rechargeable Batteries

    Inserting: Remove the protective film from the new bat- tery. 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. Do not attempt to close the battery compartment by force.
  • Page 15: Daily Use

    Daily use Turning on and off You have several options to turn your hearing instru- ments 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. After charging: Turning on: Take the instruments out of the charger.
  • Page 16 Via remote control: Follow the instructions in the remote control's user guide. After turning on, the previously used volume and hearing program are set. When wearing the hearing instruments, an ■ optional signal can indicate when an instrument is turned on or off. Remove the batteries if the hearing instruments ■...
  • Page 17: Inserting

    Inserting 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 ■ To insert the hearing instrument: Hold the receiver cable at the bend. Carefully push the ear piece in the ear canal.
  • Page 18 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, ■ use the other hand to gently pull your earlobe downwards. This opens the ear canal and eases insertion of the ear piece.
  • Page 19: Removing

    Removing Lift the hearing instrument and slide it over the top of your ear. If your hearing instrument is equipped with a custom shell or a Click Mold, remove it by pulling the small removal cord toward the back of your head. For all other ear pieces: Grip the receiver in the ear canal with two fingers and pull it carefully out.
  • Page 20: 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 push button or the rocker switch, or use a remote con- trol. Refer to section "Controls" for your personal settings. An optional signal can indicate the volume change.
  • Page 21: Changing The Hearing Program

    Changing the hearing program Hearing programs change the characteristics of the sound coming through the hearing instrument. They help you to select the optimal setup for every listening situation. An optional signal can indicate the change of the hearing program. To change the hearing program, press the push button or the rocker switch, or use a remote control.
  • Page 22: Further Adjustments (optional)

    Further adjustments (optional) The controls of your hearing instruments can also be used to change, for example, the sound balance or the tin- nitus noiser level. Sound balance allows you to adjust the bass and treble to your preferences. Refer to section "Controls" for your personal settings. Using two hearing instruments Very rarely does hearing loss occur in only one ear, therefore the use of two instruments ensures that you are...
  • Page 23: 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 24 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 25 WARNING Risk of affecting life support systems! Use a magnet only when it is a safe distance away from life support systems, such as pace- makers or magnetic valves. For example, the safe distance between pacemaker and magnet should be at least 10 cm (4 inches). On the phone...
  • Page 26: Audio Induction Loops

    Audio induction loops Many telephones as well as public places like theatres offer the audio signal (music and speech) via an audio induction loop. With this system, your hearing instru- ments can directly receive the desired signal – without distracting noise in the environment. You can usually recognize audio induction loop systems by certain signs.
  • Page 27: Maintenance And Care

    Maintenance and care Siemens hearing instruments are so robust that they will function reliably for years. It is, however, important that you take care of your instruments and observe a few basic rules, which will soon become habit. Cleaning For hygiene reasons and to maintain functionality, clean your hearing instruments daily.
  • Page 28: Drying

    Drying Dry your hearing instruments overnight. Ask your Hearing Care Professional for recommended drying products. Storage During longer periods of non-use, store your hearing instruments with open battery compartment (and bat- teries removed) in a drying system in order to prevent the penetration of moisture.
  • Page 29 Exchanging Click Domes If you have problems removing the old Click Dome, use the packaging of the Click Domes or the removal tool: The removal tool is available as an accessory. To exchange Click Domes: Follow the instructions on the packing of the Click Domes or the instructions delivered with the removal tool.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible solution Sound is weak. Increase the volume. Replace or recharge the empty battery (depending on the battery type). Clean or exchange the ear piece. Hearing instru- Reinsert the ear piece until it fits ment emits whis- securely. tling sounds.
  • Page 31: Important Information

    Important information Intended use Hearing instruments are intended to improve the hearing of hearing impaired persons. Diagnosis and prescription of a hearing instrument must be performed by hear- ing health specialists, e.g. acousticians, audiologists or ENT doctors. Use the hearing instruments and accessories only as described in this user guide.
  • Page 32: Disposal Information

    Recycle or dispose of batteries according to national regulations or return them to your Hearing Care Professional. Technical information Siemens Pure Xmi, where "X" stands for any digit (e.g. Siemens Pure 7mi, Siemens Pure 5mi, ...) FCC ID: SGI-WL002BTE IC: 267AB-WL002 Operating frequencies: F =3.28 MHz...
  • Page 33 N14203 (EMC and radio communications compliance label Australia) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Changes or modifications made to this equipment not expressly approved by SAT GmbH for compliance may void the FCC authorization to operate this equipment. FCC compliance This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada.
  • Page 34: Conformance Information

    With the CE marking Siemens confirms compliance with the European Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices. For the products with e2e wireless 2.0 Siemens addition- ally confirms compliance with the European Directive 99/5/EC (R&TTE) concerning radio and telecommunica- tions terminal equipment.
  • Page 35: Important Safety Information

    Important safety information Personal safety CAUTION Risk of injury! Always wear the receiver cable with an ear piece. Make sure that the ear piece is completely attached. WARNING Risk of affecting electronic equipment! In areas where the use of electronics or wireless devices are restricted, verify if your device has to be turned off.
  • Page 36 If parts have been swallowed consult a physi- cian or hospital immediately. Siemens offers special hearing instruments for the fitting of infants and small children. Ask your Hearing Care Professional for further information.
  • Page 37: Product Safety

    Product safety NOTICE Leaking batteries damage the hearing instruments. Turn the hearing instruments off when not in use to preserve the battery. Remove batteries when the instruments are not in use for a prolonged period of time. NOTICE Protect your hearing instruments from extreme heat.
  • Page 38 NOTICE Protect your hearing instruments from high humidity. Do not wear them in the shower or when you apply make-up, perfume, aftershave, hairspray or suntan lotion. Only for two instruments or the use of a remote control: In some countries restrictions for the usage of wireless equipment exist.
  • Page 39: Country-specific Information

    Country-specific information Country-specific information...
  • Page 40 Siemens Audiologische Technik GmbH Gebbertstrasse 125 91058 Erlangen Germany Phone +49 9131 308 0 Document No. A91SAT-01961-99T01-7600 Order/Item No. 106 762 87 | Master Rev02, 09.2012 · MS Printed in Germany | © Siemens AG, 09.2012 www.siemens.com /hearing...

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