Model: Saphira 5 PicoRite
Suitable For: Mild Hearing Loss, Moderate Hearing Loss
Battery Type: 312
Bernafon’s Saphira 5 Pico RITE offers a discreet-sized hearing aid at an standard-level technology. This hearing aid offers an automatic program and comes in a range of natural colours to blend in with hair or skin tones. Saphira 5 also offers a multi-function push button with binaural coordination for ease of use, wireless connectivity (with additional accessories), and comes with Bernafon’s proprietary ChannelFree processing, which is capable of identifying and amplifying each individual phoneme in speech to achieve maximum speech clarity. This hearing aid can be fitted with 3 different receiver strengths, suitable for mild up to profound hearing losses, while still being cosmetically discreet.
While the multi-function push button gives the end-user control to change volume, programs, and mute/unmute the hearing aid(s), some individuals may find this confusing, as this is controlled by the length of the button press. However, for those wanting control over these functions but are unable to manage the push button, a remote control or Bluetooth streamer with remote control is available. The hearing aid isn’t doesn’t include telecoil/hearing loop compatibility; however, this can be accessed via the Bluetooth streamer for those who are interested.
For those who enjoy listening to music or watching movies, Saphira 5 Pico RITE offers a Live Music Plus & Cinema program to further enhance your listening experience in these situations.
Bernafon’s Saphira 5 Pico RITE is suitable for anyone interested in a discreet hearing aid with some user adjustability at a reasonable price. The ChannelFree processing allows for clear speech sounds, and works well for a natural sound quality for music-lovers.
Automatic directional microphones (Automic)
Automatically switches to a directional microphone strategy in background noise.
Automatic features (CHANNELFREE PROCESSING, soft noise management & environmental optimizer)
Automatically adjusts the noise reduction and speech enhancement features of the hearing aids to improve speech understanding and listening comfort. Soft noise management decreases unwanted soft background noises while ensuring that soft speech sounds are always audible, making listening easy and natural.
Impulse noise reduction (transient noise reduction)
Improves listening comfort by suppressing sudden loud sounds.
Noise reduction (ADAPTIVE NOISE REDUCTION PLUS)
Reduces background noise to improve listening comfort.
Wind noise reduction (WIND NOISE MANAGER)
Reduces wind noise to improve listening comfort.
Frequency compression (FREQUENCY COMPOSITION)
Improves audibility by compressing sounds from areas where hearing is most damaged to an area with better hearing.
Speech enhancement (speech CUE PRIORITY)
Boosts the frequencies associated with speech to improve understanding.
BINAURAL COORDINATION (BINAURAL COORDINATION)
Adjusting one hearing aid automatically makes the same adjustments in the other hearing aid.
DATA LEARNING (VC Learning)
The hearing aid(s) automatically learn your preferred volume adjustments over time.
Live music plus/cinema program
A program that includes features that optimises live music and cinema listening environments.
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