Bernafon Inizia 1
The Inizia is a basic range of hearing aids produced by the Danish manufacturer Bernafon. They are available in 2 levels of technology, the Inizia 3 or the Inizia 1, of which the Inizia 1 is the lower level of technology. These hearing aids are suitable for most hearing losses from mild to profound levels and are available in a range of styles and colours to suit your personal requirements. Styles Include: BTE (Behind The Ear) ITE (In The Ear) ITC (In The Canal) CIC (Completely In Canal) RITE (Receiver In The Ear) Unlike other manufacturers, Bernafon hearing aids to not have a set number of sound processing channels. They use their own ChannelFree™ signal processing technology which helps improve speech intelligibility. With this system, the signal is not split into a specific number of channels but continuously adjusts the gain of your hearing aids. Other features include:
- AFC (Adaptive Feedback Cancellation) – This feature helps to suppress any whistling noises that may occur.
- Fixed/Omni Directionality – This refers to the way the microphone in your hearing aids can pick up the sounds and from what direction.
- Adaptive Noise Reduction – This feature is designed to help manage background noise so you hear speech more clearly.
- Lifestyle Profile – This is a personalisation option that takes into account your individual lifestyle needs and allows you to customise the hearing aid features to suit you.