T-coil


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T-coil

(koyl),
Abbreviation for telecoil.
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When an individual with a t-coil installed in his hearing aid or cochlear implant enters the zoned area he can access the hearing loop signal.
This technology is accessed by residents who have a T-coil in their hearing aids by placing a Roger Mylink around their neck, and accessing the T-coil program in their hearing aid.
As any hearing-aid wearer with a T-coil knows, a Loop brings the amplified sound from a microphone directly into one's ears, and is far more effective than the FM systems now found in most synagogues.
According to the Hearing Loss Association of Sarasota, the hearing loop is the only system that can project a person's voice from a microphone directly into a hearing aid without the need of a headset, as it can access a T-Coil, a wireless receiver with which most hearing aids come equipped.
The company also provides accessories, such as T-Mic that provides wireless connectivity for everyday listening situations; iConnect, a cable-free connection for FM systems; Direct Connect that connects directly to battery powered electronic and audio devices via a stereo jack and cable; T-Coil that provides wireless access to induction-loop systems and phones.
"If you have hearing aids with T-coils, choose a phone that is hearing aid compatible, and which will work with the T-coil from your hearing aid," Barton adds.
The typical inductance ranges from 90 [micro]H to 180 [micro]H, and the RDC value is between 4 [OMEGA] and 32 [OMEGA] using for switching to T-coil function.
For visitors with hearing loss, neck loops are available with T-coil compatible hearing aids.
Siemens Hearing Instruments has enhanced its Switchless[TM] T-coil (Telecoil) to provide greater sensitivity, allowing patients to use the telephone in conjunction with their hearing instrument automatically, without manual adjustments.
I had always used my micro-technology while switching my hearing aid to the T-coil setting."
The chip interacts with the "T-coil," an essentially archaic technology found in common hearing aids, to create what Waldron describes as a direct wireless link between the hearing aid and the electronic device.
If your hearing aid has a "T" switch, you can ask your telephone company about getting a phone with an amplifying coil (T-coil).