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2 Name Title Using & Troubleshooting Cochlear Implants Using Troubleshooting_V3_Dec08

3 What you will learn today: How to use and troubleshoot Advanced Bionics body worn sound processors. How to use and troubleshoot Advanced Bionics behind the ear sound processors. How to use FM systems and accessories with our sound processors

4 Auria® Harmony® Sound Processor HiRes® 90K Bionic Ear SoundWave Professional Suite Platinum Series Sound Processor ®

5 Sound Processors Evolution Harmony® Clarion® 1.0Clarion® 1.2S-Series® Platinum Sound Processor Platinum BTE® CII BTE® HiRes® Auria®

6 Harmony® Sound Processor Programmable Controls: Telecoil Volume Control Program Position Headpiece and Cable 3-Slot Program Switch Volume Control LED Indicator Dual protection for water resistance Processor Microphone Built-in Telecoil T-Mic Earhook Rechargeable Battery

7 Volume Control Typically worn at 12:00 as shown by the dot DecreaseIncrease Program Switch 3 slots #1 on the bottom step Harmony® Sound Processor User Friendly Controls DecreaseIncrease

8 OrangeBattery status ||| or |||| Good battery Low battery || || ||Change battery GreenMicrophone status Flickers green in response to loud soundsGood Indicates empty program slot suitable for performing microphone test RedLock Status | | | | | | | | (1 sec interval) No lock |||||||||||| Wrong implant linked Processor error condition (remove and reinsert battery to reset) Harmony® Sound Processor: LED

9 Auria® Sound Processor Previous Generation Programmable Controls: Volume Control Program Position Dual protection for water resistance Processor Microphone Volume Control3-Slot Program Switch Headpiece & Cable Rechargeable Battery

10 Auria® Sound Processor User-friendly Controls Volume Control Typically worn at 12:00 as shown by the dot DecreaseIncrease Program Switch 3 slots #1 on the bottom step

11 Auria® Sound Processor FireFly Earhook* Single Amber LED (solid)Good | | | | | | | | Troubleshoot (no light)Change battery *This earhook is ONLY compatible with the Auria processor

12 Auria® Sound Processor PowerPak* Can be used instead of a PowerCel Uses one AA battery and provides longer operating times before a battery change is required Attaches to the students clothing *This option is ONLY compatible with the Auria processor

13 Using Ear Level Sound Processors How do you turn the BTE on and off? Placing the PowerCel on the processor turns the processor on To turn the processor off, remove the PowerCel

14 Harmony has a built in amplifier Requires an open program position Direct Connect System & headphones provides access to the processor microphone Auria does not have a built-in amplifier Direct Connect System and a RadioShack portable amplifier (speaker) provides access to the processor microphone BTE Processor Microphone Check

15 Off-the-ear power options (currently under development) Earhooks go on in a snap (regular and pediatric sizes) iConnect (Wireless FM) BTE Processor Making it easy for parents and school staff…

16 Avg. 24 Hours*Avg. 14 Hours* PowerCel Slim PowerCel Plus BTE Processor PowerCel Batteries Rechargeable and environmentally friendly Proprietary design for safety and longevity 10 second battery changes Full listening day on a single charge Harmony users report up to 50% increase in battery hours when upgrading from the Auria * Battery hours with Harmony processor

17 Direct Connect T-Mic iConnectStandard FireFly (Auria) BTE Processor Earhook Options

18 Sound Processor Headpiece (includes microphone, transmission coil, and magnet) Cable Rechargeable battery Platinum Sound Processor (PSP)

19 Platinum Sound Processor Features Program Switch Volume LED Sensitivity Auxiliary Connector (on side of SP) Jack for HP cable

20 Platinum Sound Processor Program Switch Microphone Tester Earphones Microphone Test Position

21 Platinum Sound Processor Volume Control Decrease Increase 12:00

22 Platinum Sound Processor Sensitivity Control The sensitivity control knob determines the softest level of sound that the cochlear implant microphone will pick up. Decreases the microphone sensitivity 12:00 Increases the microphone sensitivity

23 Platinum Sound Processor Light Emitting Diode (LED) Indicator The LED is used to indicate the following: 1.Battery charge status, then 2.Lock status, and finally, 3.Microphone system status

24 LED Indicator Battery Status Battery Status (3-4 quick blinks)Battery charge status is good (2 quick blinks) Battery is sufficiently charged to power the system (1 quick blink) Battery is nearly depleted and should be replaced ||| or |||| || |

25 Lock Status Information regarding the communication link between the sound processor and internal cochlear stimulator After the battery charge sequence the LED will continue to flash red once per second until the headpiece is over the internal implant and communication with the internal device is established. LED Indicator Battery Status

26 Indicates the microphone is picking up sound and transmitting to the internal cochlear stimulator After the battery and lock status sequences the LED should flash green to loud speech LED Indicator Microphone System Status

27 A feature to assure that the correct processor and implant are being connected A rapidly blinking red light indicates: Wrong processor In rare instanced, that there is a processor error condition LED Indicator IntelliLink Implant ID Safety Feature

28 Optional feature designed primarily for children Alerts the caregiver or teachers when the system: is not transmitting sound to the implant beeps once each second until proper lock status is achieved OR the battery is near depletion slow beeping tone until the battery dies or is replaced **Only available on the PSP Platinum Sound Processor Audible Alarm

29 An alternative battery source that is powered by 3 AA batteries Platinum Sound Processor Battery Pack

30 Green LEDOrange LEDOutcome On System OK BlinkingOnTroubleshoot OffOnReplace battery prior to further troubleshooting Off Sensor needs replacing System Sensor* Verifys communication link between speech processor and internal stimulator *This device does NOT work with the Harmony due to the built-in LED

31 Sound Processor Placement & Device Check Platinum Sound ProcessorHarmony® Processor 1. Processor Verify battery charge Turn down the Volume Set sensitivity to user position Set program selector to On 1. Processor Verify battery charge Turn down the volume Select the appropriate program

32 Platinum Sound ProcessorHarmony® Processor 2. Establish communication Set headpiece in place Select the appropriate program Verify lock 3. Turn up the volume (12:00) 4. Check the microphone 5. Behavioral listening check 2. Establish communication Set headpiece in place Verify lock 3. Turn up the volume (12:00) 4. Check the microphone 5. Behavioral listening check

33 Purpose: Confirm that the child has access to meaningful sound with the cochlear implant Tools: Working cochlear implant system Age appropriate materials Acoustic Screen Ling Six Sound instructions Documentation: Establish a baseline Chart progress Behavioral Listening Check

34 Troubleshooting Keys to Success : Access support: on-line & on-call Keep tools on hand Daily listening checks

35 Troubleshooting the Sound Processor When the child stops responding to sound as expected: 1.Visually inspect the students equipment 2.Verify processor settings 3.Check the battery status using the LED

36 Troubleshooting the BTE Processor What can you do to troubleshoot the sound processor? Change the battery Replace the integrated headpiece cable Listen to the microphone Reminder: the processor must be set to an empty program slot Harmony – use microphone tester headphones Auria – use RadioShack speaker **If the microphone is faulty, plug in the auxiliary microphone to provide a different sound source

37 What can you do to troubleshoot the sound processor? Use the LED sequence to determine what the problem may be Change the battery Change the cable Listen to the headpiece microphone with the microphone tester earphone -change the headpiece if warranted Plug in the auxiliary microphone to provide a different source for microphone pick up Troubleshooting the PSP

38 Frequency modulated (FM) systems are composed of a teacher-worn transmitter (microphone) and a receiver worn by or positioned close to the child Teachers voice is captured by the transmitter (via the microphone) and sent wirelessly to the receiver via radio waves An FM system brings the teachers voice directly to the student and is designed to: Improve listening in noisy, reverberant classrooms Overcome the problems of listening at a distance FM Systems Transmitter Receiver Microphone

39 Platinum Series Processor (PSP) FM Systems Receiver Options

40 Harmony or Auria BTE Processor FM Systems: Receiver Options iConnect adapter with Phonak receiver Harmony internal T-coil MyLink receiver accessed by: Auria external T-coil Direct Connect earhook and cable with Phonak receiver T-mic earhook and regular headphones with box receiver

41 FM systems iConnect adapter Cable-free connectivity to standard Phonak 3-prong receivers No compromise in PowerCel operating time Uses one ZeniPower Zinc-Air Size 10 battery (available from Advanced Bionics) Averages hours of battery life

42 FM & Assistive Listening Devices Direct Connection Only use with battery-operated devices Processor connects to audio input cable to device Platinum Series Processor (PSP) Use the auxiliary input jack (on the side of PSP) Harmony or Auria BTE Processor Use the Direct Connect earhook and cable Audio Interface Cable

43 FM & Direct Connect

44 Direct Connect

45 Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) T-Mic® Earhook for natural connectivity Headphones Computer lab Music players Telephones and cell phones Just hold up to the ear in a natural position

46 Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) T-coil Harmony (internal) / Auria (external) Requires program set up by the audiologist Audio Mixing Connect to: Neckloop Receiver Silhouette/induction earhook(s) Binaural Considerations

47 Summary When troubleshooting, it is important to start simple then progress There are many options for your student to connect with our system Should you need additional support do not hesitate to contact our On-Call support staff Monday-Friday 5 am – 5 pm PST Dont forget to go to for more informationwww.BionicEar.com/ToolsForSchools

48 Questions and Discussion….


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