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Hearing aid with Induction loops (telecoils)

Almost 90 percent of hearing aids has built-in induction coil for transmitting the sound directly into hearing aid. Telecoils, also known as t-coils, are small copper wires coiled discreetly inside hearing aids. They can receive electromagnetic signals from a variety of sources and are generally activated easily with the touch of a button. Telecoils work in pairs with a hearing loop system that exists in many public venues all over the world to assist those with hearing loss.

This inductive loop system provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by hearing devices with telecoils. When hearing aid users are inside the loop and their t-coil setting is activated, any conversation being broadcast on the facility’s audio system — ie, a church sermon, classroom lecture, or stage performance — is sent directly to the telecoil in their hearing device. In places where hearing loop systems are installed you can usually find this sign:

To use telecoil you must switch your hearing aid into T possition.

Not all hearing aids have a built-in telecoil, some manufacturers remove them to make hearing aid smaller. You need to ask your hearing healthcare practitioner to find out if your hearing aid supports this technology or find a specification of your model on the internet. Manufacturers usually indicate on their website which model of hearing aid has this function.

Compability of induction loop systems with BAS-IP intercoms.

BAS-IP multi-apartment panel model AA-07FB has an Induction loop already built into the device. Other devices can be connected to the intercoms, the only requirement for the induction loop is to have linear audio input. A connection can be done using the next scheme:


For example models of induction that can be connected to the intercom:

Сontacta IL-EL42-PB / IL-EL42-PF                                    PDA103i Loop Kit

                 

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