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Air batteries for hearing aids run on a zinc-air interaction, usually last last 7-14 days based on a 16 hour per day use cycle, are available in five common sizes, and generally cost less than a dollar each.
Energizer is launching a packaging innovation for the brands hearing aid batteries. The new perforated design makes using your hearing aid batteries easier than ever. Replacing...
Stfa, Switzerland, April 2007. The revolutionary SmartGuard system from Phonak effectively protects hearing devices against damage caused by wax and moisture, and significantly...
How critical is it after pulling the tab to wait a minute or so before putting the battery in the device?
Do you get improved battery life if you keep the battery door open at night with the hearing aid off? Are there any general guidelines for this on the different battery sizes?
Is there a device that is more accurate for testing batteries? The battery testers now seem to give the same information on the same batteries.
Madison, Wis. The Rayovac ProLine hearing aid battery package was recently honored with an award for design excellence in the 2006 American Graphic Design Competition by...
Why do some batteries in the same package last longer than others?
I have a patient with BTEs. Within 2-weeks of use, his earmold tubes turn smokey-gray color. I've used Westone 13 Thick clear and Disappear tubing. Do you have any suggestions on how to keep the tubing from getting discolored so quickly? He does not pers
Hearing aid batteries: to refrigerate or not to refrigerate?
From time to time, my batteries only last about 4 hours and I have to change them. These are fresh Rayovac batteries. Any suggestions?
Helping Parents Get Youngest Users Off to a Successful StartSomerset, NJ June 2 -- As part of the companys commitment to child friendly hearing care Oticon Pediatrics...
I have used baby wipes to clean my ear molds as advised but unfortunately I cannot get remove the stain from the ear wax. Can you please advise me if there is a cleaning solution which can be used to remove these brown stains, and where I can purchase it?
Do you think that if the battery quits on one hearing aid, you should change the other at the same time so that the voltage will be the same on both ears?
Innovator in Battery Technology Introduces Solution for Cochlear Implant Patients to Keep Going, Keep HearingSt. Louis, April 5, 2006 For years, cochlear implant patients had...
I have been searching the Internet to no avail. Please give me directions on how to "reactivate" metal can desiccants.
Ive noticed in the larger stores that they rotate the battery packages. They put the older packs first on the shelf like produce.
What is the difference between Rayovac Ultra and Advanced hearing aid batteries?
Sometimes when patients pull the tabs off the back of the hearing aid battery, its sticky and hard to remove. Is this normal?
There has been a lot of controversy about keeping batteries in dry aid kit overnight. What is your recommendation?
Is corrosion a problem for hearing aid batteries? A patient returned a package of hearing aid batteries because he dropped it in the sink. He retrieved it right away, but it was covered with corrosion, and he sent the package back to us.
I would like to enquire as to what is currently accepted as the most useful with soft headbands for bone conduction hearing aids? Is it best to buy a fabric headband, and attach the bone conduction aid with velcro? Are there any companies that provide suc
What would create a sticky film to migrate into hearing aid cases from the battery?
Hearing aids are delicate (and very expensive!) instruments. Within their tiny, fragile cases, they pack an enormous amount of highly sensitive, sophisticated electronic circuitry.
Every package of RAYOVAC L13ZA-8 batteries that I open shows maximum voltage of 1.38 volts instead of 1.4 volts as listed on the package. Why is this? Why don't the batteries read 1.4 volts? My hearing aid fades away at about 1.31 volts. The additional .
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