Phonak – The renowned Swiss manufacturer of quality hearing aids based in the UK at Warrington, Cheshire. At HAB Hearing we really like Phonak hearing aids. They invest heavily in research and development so their hearing aid technology is amongst the best available.
This in conjunction with their renowned build quality and excellent customer services means when we supply Phonak we just know the results are going to be good. Speak to the hundreds of customers a year we supply Phonak to, they’ll confirm it!
HAB Hearing (part of Digital Hearing Care) have been selected as a Phonak Approved Partner. This means enhanced service levels and priority treatment when it comes to the service and aftercare of your hearing aids.
First let’s take a look at the models that are currently available from Phonak.
Available as BTE (Behind The Ear)
The Bolero offers a standard BTE, Power BTE, Micro BTE and Micro Power BTE.
The Bolero comes in 4 technology levels M90, M70, M50 and M30. This is currently Phonak’s most advanced BTE technology, it has replaced the B90, 70, 50 and 30 models and offers a wide choice of colours. One of the really exciting aspects of Phonak Bolero M is the fact it can wirelessly connect via bluetooth to such a wide range of devices, including all bluetooth enabled mobiles, iOS and Android. It has a number of colour options to choose from.
- ITE (In The Ear)
- ITC (In The Canal)
- CIC (Completely In Canal)
- IIC (Invisible In Canal) – Also referred to as the Virto M Titanium
The Virto M is available in 4 technology levels, M90, M70, M50 and M30. The Phonak Belong range has replaced the custom B90, 70, 50 and 30 models and also comes in a variety of colours.
Available as RIC (Receiver In Canal). The Audeo M has 5 variations of RIC – M-312, M-312T, M13T, M-R and M-RT
The Audeo P offers 4 technology levels to suit different hearing needs, P90, P70, P50 and P30. The Phonak Audeo P is currently Phonak’s top level of RIC technology and has replaced the previous Audeo M range. One of the really exciting aspects of Phonak Audeo P is the fact it can wirelessly connect via bluetooth to such a wide range of devices, including all bluetooth enabled mobiles, iOS and Android. It has a number of colour options to choose from.
- BTE (Behind The Ear)
- RIC (Receiver In Canal)
The Phonak Naida M is a range of super power hearing aids designed for people with a more severe hearing loss who may need some extra power. It is available in 4 technology levels, M90, M70, M50 and M30. It also offers a selection of colour options. The Naida M is Phonak’s highest level of super powered hearing aid technology and has directly replaced the Naida B range. One of the really exciting aspects of Phonak Naida M is the fact it can wirelessly connect via bluetooth to such a wide range of devices, including all bluetooth enabled mobiles, iOS and Android. It has a number of colour options to choose from.
- BTE (Behind The Ear)
- ITE (In The Ear)
The CROS system is designed for those who have a completeor unaidable loss of hearing in one ear. There are two versions of this hearing aid; CROS – If you have perfect hearing in the working ear, and BICROS – If you also have a hearing loss in the working ear. A transmitter in your non-hearing ear will pick up the sound from that side and wirelessly send it to a device in the hearing ear so you can hear normally.
Some companies will still try to sell older hearing aid models so for your reference, here is a list of Phonak models that have been superseded.
- Virto B, Virto V
- Audeo B, Audeo V
- Bolero B, Bolero V
- Naida B, Naida V
If you don’t see the name on this list it’s likely to be even older than the previous generation.
Keeping with today’s demand for wireless connectivity, most Phonak hearing aids are compatible with their range of wireless accessories. These allow you to connect to various everyday devices such as televisions or mobile phones.
If you are interested in Phonak wireless accessories have a look at the full range of wireless products here
If you are interested in a particular model of Phonak hearing aid, just hover your mouse over the ‘Brands’ tab above and you will see the whole current range to choose from. Just select your choice from there.