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Subject : Re: Widex Fusion and music?|
posted by MTF on Fri Dec 9, 2011 6:07 am
|Hi Terry, I am not a HOHer but know hearing aids, inside and out. About |
your widex Divas. Widex is a company that has allways done thing there
own way. This includes their software. It is a confusing jumble of
adjustments that are inconsistent with what the rest of the industry.
Unless the dealer is exteamly well versed using it adjustments can be
futile. I still find the same issues with new technology widexs.
The big 3, Starkey, Phonak, and Oticon have advanced programming
capabilities and superior listening enviromental programs. The software
for all is easy to navigate and does not require "special" understanding to
make the proper adjustment for your situations.
Make your hearing aid choice based on, service, technology, and your
specific needs. Any new technology can be adjusted to sound like a K
amp. Those adjustments have to do with the compresion ratio and
attack/release times. Audi experience and willingness to work with you
arepriority. There is more than 1 Audi and 1 manufacturer.
Good Luck, MTF
> My audi suggests getting Widex Fusions. Music is a major part of my
> life. Any musicians out there who have tried these?
> My ancient, patched together K-amp hearings aids, which I love, must
> be replaced. Four years ago, my audi suggested Senso Divas, so I
> ponied up the bucks, went for endless programming adjustments,
> them off and on for a few months, then parked them in a drawer
> on Lilli Electronics to keep my K-amps functional.
> The Senso Divas multiband processors can dice and slice in amazing
> ways. They were amazing for conversations in cars, buses, airplanes,
> crowded places. Unfortunately the the slicing and dicing treated music
> like Humpty-Dumpty - no amount of adjustment could put it back
> together in a way that resembled beautiful music.
> The sales literature for Divas raved about the music program, which
> all b***s***. So I'm really suspicious of the claims for the music
> capabilities of the Fusion. We're talking an expense half as much as I
> pay for a new car so I do not want buyer's remorse again.
> Any and all advice is welcome.
> (Can I talk you into buying a set of lightly used Senso Divas?)
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