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Widex Unique 220 Hearing Aids
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Widex Unique 220 Hearing Aids
The Widex Unique 220 is Widex offering for the lower mid-range hearing aid market. This particular range of aids is for people who need to hear well in light social environments as well as in quiet and would like to hear the television. The key here is that the 220 level of technology will not handle very complex sound situations with a lot of background noise. It has many of the features of the Unique 330 but at a lower price point, however with it's superior processor it is still an outstanding hearing aid. You can take a look at the full range of Widex hearing aids here
Widex Unique 220 Prices
We would expect the range to be sold at prices from £1100.00 to £1400.00 in the UK depending on the Practice and location. We would expect the range to be sold at prices from €1400.00 to €1800.00 in Ireland. We would expect the range to be sold at prices from $1500.00 to $1900.00 in the USA.
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Widex Unique 220 Hearing Aid Models
The 220 is powered by the U-platform processing chip, Widex say that the chip is significantly better than the previous generation. The Unique 220 has just 6 channels and it only has three environments for the aid to choose from in it's Sound Class Technology. The three environments are speech in quiet, speech in noise and a comfort in noise setting.
InterEar (IE) technology
IE technology allows both hearing aids to act as one system through the instantaneous wireless exchange of information. Widex uses this technology in order that the hearing aids can act as a synchronised pair. The IE technology ensures the synchronization of volume adjustments and program changes between the two aids.
Sound Class Technology
The aids can automatically detect and adapt in 3 different listening environments and focus on the most dominant speech signal detected in the environment.
This feature is actually only available on a stand alone phone program, the signal from the hearing aid you are using close to the phone is streamed to both hearing aids to help you hear better.
Background noise reduction
The noise reduction feature in the Unique 220 range is good enough for hearing speech clearly whilst suppressing background noises in up to moderately noisy environments. If you lead a particularly active lifestyle then you may want to go for one of the better models.
Soft sound amplification
As with the rest of the range, the Unique 220 aids have access to that wider dynamic range of sound, they amplify sounds as quiet as 5 dB so that you can pick up even very soft sounds.
The Unique 220 also has the Zen programme so it can be used to help relieve tinnitus.
DEX ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES
With the DEX assistive listening devices from Widex it becomes easy for you to communicate with your:
- Remote Control
- Other external audio devices
For communicating with other bluetooth enabled devices there is the new COM-DEX accessory, which is a bluetooth enabled pendant you hang around your neck. This will pair to your phone so that you can stream audio to your hearing aids from your phone, via the COM-DEX. You can also download an app for your smartphone (Apple or Android) which lets you use it to remotely control the hearing aids. Also available are the usual range of extra accessories for TV or audio equipment streaming.
The all new UNI-DEX is extremely easy to use. Simply plug the mini-jack cable into your mobile phone or audio device, hang the UNI-DEX around your neck, and you are ready to go.
M-DEX offers wireless connectivity between hearing aids and a mobile phone, practically turning the hearing aids into wireless headsets.
With the TV-DEX you can enjoy distortion-free wireless transmission of TV sound directly to your hearing aid
The RC-DEX is designed for basic wireless remote control of the hearing aids.
T-DEX gives you easy connection with mobile phones. For use with all Widex hearing aids with a telecoil
PHONE-DEX is a cordless phone that streams sound directly into your hearing aids. The PHONE-DEX is easy to hold and can be used as a regular phone as well
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