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Everybody has the right to good hearing

Beltone was founded on the act of helping a friend to enjoy life more.
Since 1940, we have provided knowledge, tools, service and training
to the professionals servicing the hearing impaired. Beltone makes
quality hearing care available to more people. To do so, we develop
technically optimal hearing solutions without ever losing focus on the
individuals needs. It is our belief that no individual should be denied
the possibility of an improved life with better hearing.

M100765-GB-09.03 Rev.C

Worldwide Headquarters
Beltone A/S
Lautrupbjerg 7
P.O. Box 130
DK-2750 Ballerup
Denmark
Tel.: + 45 45 75 11 11
Fax: + 45 45 75 11 19
www.beltone-hearing.com

Advanced digital
hearing for everyone

TURN the trimmers


and open the door to a
colorful world of digital sound
Beltone TURN makes advanced
digital performance available to
everyone - in a trimmer-controlled
product. With Beltone TURN, you
can now enter the colorful world of
digital sound at great value for
money.
Based on the same core technology we
use in our most sophisticated digital
models, Beltone TURN gives you the
increased audibility and noise reduction
of digital sound processing combined
with the ease and accessibility of a
trimmer product.

Its never been so simple to t a trimmer


product that includes so many contemporary digital features. Just turn the
trimmers and open the door to modern
digital technology.
Beltone TURN offers a wealth of benets
for both you and your clients:
Its small and attractive
Its simple to t and simple to use
It offers the most contemporary
technology around

To help you provide your clients with


the best tting possible, this guide
will introduce you to the various
product models and then guides you
through the tting process.

Table of contents

Introducing Beltone TURN

Product overview

Fitting guide

Feature overview

10

Feature specics

12

Fine-tuning guide

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I N T R O D U C I N G B E LT O N E T U R N

Introducing Beltone TURN

The ease of a trimmer product.


The benets of digital sound
Small and attractive

Simple to t anytime, anywhere

Advanced technology. Easy to use

Beltone TURN is a very attractive


trimmer-based hearing solution in every
sense. It lets you provide your clients
with a high-quality hearing instrument
thats both small and attractive.

Beltone TURN is your shortcut to a


simple tting. Just turn the trimmers and
youll have access to the benets of the
digital world.

Beltone TURN gives you the most


modern features available so you can
provide all the essentials of a top-quality
hearing solution.

Both custom and BTE products have up


to three trimmers to choose from, making
the tting easy and exible.

Beltone TURN also offers manual volume


control and simple one-touch switching
between programs.

Your clients will enjoy natural sound


housed in reliable, quality hardware.
Plus, youll be able to t many different
types of hearing losses, ranging from
mild to profound.

Small and attractive


Top quality and reliability
Full line of form factors

Your benets:
A high-quality product thats
small and appealing
at great value for money.

These features guarantee your clients


great sound quality, comfortable listening
and ease-of-use.

Easy to t
Up to three trimmers
Digital benets

Your benets:
Fast and simple tting with up to three
trimmers frees you to spend more time
counselling clients.

Digital signal processing


Noise reduction
Curvilinear WDRC
6 channels
Your benets:
The best sound quality available
in a trimmer product. Great ease-ofuse means satised customers.

Small and attractive

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Take the right TURN


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CIC TURN 15

131/126

Push button

Yes

60

Analogue VC

Yes

80

Colors

P, L, H (TN3T75)
P, L (TN2T75)
L
(TN1T75)

Telecoil

TN3T75 only

Hearing loss (dB HL)

optional

80

Colors

Trimmer

optional, up to 1

500 1000 2000 4000 8000

MC TURN 25

20

Max output (OES/2cc)

125/113

Peak gain (OES/2cc)

52/40

Push button

optional

Screw set VC

optional

40
60
80
100

Colors

Trimmer

optional, up to 1

Max output (OES/2cc)

125/113

120
250

500 1000 2000 4000 8000


Frequency (Hz)

20

Max output (OES/2cc)

139/133

40

Peak gain (OES/2cc)

72/65

Push button

Yes

Analogue VC

Yes

Colors

Trimmer

P, L, H (TN3T85)
P, L (TN2T85)

60
80

120
250

500 1000 2000 4000 8000


Frequency (Hz)

Telecoil

Peak gain (OES/2cc)

145/141
86/81

Push button

Yes

60

Analogue VC

Yes

80

Colors

Trimmer
Telecoil

P, L, H

500 1000 2000 4000 8000


Frequency (Hz)

55/43

60/50

Push button

optional

optional

Analogue VC

optional

optional

Telecoil

optional

optional

100

Colors

120

Trimmer

optional, up to 2

60
80

500 1000 2000 4000 8000

Max output (OES/2cc)

136/126

Peak gain (OES/2cc)

68/60

Push button

optional

Analogue VC

optional

80

Telecoil

optional

100

Colors

120

Trimmer

optional, up to 3

20
40
60

Yes

120
250

Peak gain (OES/2cc)


40

250

ITE TURN 45

Digital Audio Input

Yes

Amplication

Linear

128/118

20

TN3T85 only

40

100

HPG

Frequency (Hz)

Max output (OES/2cc)

20

ITC TURN 35
Hearing loss (dB HL)

Hearing loss (dB HL)

Screw set VC

HPG

100

SPBTE TURN 95

60

500 1000 2000 4000 8000

PBTE TURN 85

40

120

Trimmer

120
Frequency (Hz)

52/40

100

64/54

40

250

125/113

Peak gain (OES/2cc)

Frequency (Hz)

Peak gain (OES/2cc)

100

Max output (OES/2cc)


20

250

Max output (OES/2cc)

20
Hearing loss (dB HL)

Maximum Power Output (P)


Low Frequency Cut (L)
High Frequency Cut (H)

Hearing loss (dB HL)

BTE TURN 75

The trimmer selections available for


Beltone TURN are:

Hearing loss (dB HL)

Beltone TURN comes in a full line of form


factors, ranging from a very exible
custom product selection to small and
attractive behind-the-ear models. This
makes Beltone TURN ideal for both new
and experienced hearing instrument
users as well as for rst time digital users.

Hearing loss (dB HL)

250

500 1000 2000 4000 8000


Frequency (Hz)

FITTING GUIDE

Simple to t anytime, anywhere

How to t TURN to your client:


In order to set the trimmers to your clients hearing loss, follow the below steps:

TURN the trimmers to t


anyone, anywhere - all you
need is a screwdriver

1.

Using the audiogram, note the threshold values for the respective ear.

2.

Calculate the average for the 2 values


0

-24

P,

H=

threshold 2000Hz + threshold 4000Hz


2

L=

threshold 250Hz + threshold 1000Hz


2

3.

Select the appropriate hearing aid model on the left side of the chart below. Choose the corresponding trimmer (P, L or H)
and follow the row until you nd the square containing the value you just calculated in step 2.

4.

Note the trimmer position at the top of the column. Turn the trimmer on the hearing instrument accordingly.

Trimmer position

You dont need cables or computers to


t Beltone TURN. All you need is a
screwdriver. And with that screwdriver,
you can quickly adjust the trimmers to
give your clients the best hearing solution
possible.

To make it even easier for you, each


trimmer has a unique color so you
always know which trimmer is the right
one to turn to make the changes you
want.

CIC TURN 15

65-75

50-65

25-50

MC TURN 25

60-70

45-60

30-45

20-30

60-75

45-60

30-45

20-30

65-75

40-65

20-40

55-65

40-55

20-40

60-75

45-60

20-45

75-85

60-75

25-60

60-70

45-60

30-45

60-85

45-60

30-45

20-30

85-95

70-85

45-70

20-45

65-85

45-65

30-45

20-30

70-95

45-70

30-45

20-30

80-85

65-80

45-65

20-45

65-80

60-65

45-60

20-45

70-85

60-70

40-60

20-40

95-100

80-95

60-80

50-60

80-95

75-80

60-75

45-60

85-100

75-85

60-75

45-60

ITC TURN 35

ITC HPG TURN 35

-24

MPO Control
Output varies up to -24 dB

>

Controls the maximum output sound level of


the instrument. The maximum output sound
level can be increased by turning the trimmer
counter-clockwise.

ITE TURN 45 HPG


100

Low Frequency Cut


Variable up to -30 dB
at 500 Hz

>

Controls the low frequency amplication of


the instrument. The control is active in the
frequency area between 100 Hz - 3000 Hz.
Low frequency sounds will be less amplied
by turning the trimmer clockwise, and provide
less low frequency gain.

1000

10000

BTE TURN 75

100

1000

10000

PBTE TURN 85

High Frequency Cut


Output varies up to -20 dB
at 4000 Hz

>

This control reduces the amplicaton in the


high frequencies. This trimmer can be used
for feedback control. High frequency sounds
will be less amplied by turning the trimmer
clockwise.

SPBTE TURN 95
100

1000

20-30

10000

90-120

80-90

80

105-110

95-105

80-95

95-120

85-95

80-85

70-80

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F E AT U R E OV E R V IE W

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Advanced technology. Easy to use

TURN the trimmers


and enter the digital age

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With Beltone TURN, you get the most


advanced features available in a trimmer
product. Thanks to our advanced
technology, youll be able to offer your
clients a superior hearing experience.

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against sudden loud sounds. All of which
will help your clients feel comfortable
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Benet:

High precision digital signal processing

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Clear and natural sound

6 channel curvilinear WDRC

>

Correct gain level for all input levels provides better loudness growth

Noise reduction

>

Reduction of background noise only in channels where noise occurs

Expansion

>

Reduction of low-level environmental and microphone noise

MPO

>

Protection against sudden loud sounds

Multiple programs

>

Adaptability to various sound environments

Customer notication sounds

>

Customer comfort and safety

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F E AT U R E S P ECI F IC S

Advanced technology. Easy to use

Take a look inside


Curvilinear compression

Hearing loss

10
20
30
40
50

Input
signal

SPD
enabled

Output
signal

Output level (dB SPL)

Hearing Loss [dB HL]

Filter Response [dB]

RAPID Filters
0
-10
-20
-30
-40
-50
-60
-70
-80
-90
-100
-110
-120

60
125 250

500

1k

2k

3k 4k

Input level (dB SPL)

Hz

Time
Noise

Digital signal processor:


Beltone TURN is based on the same
Rapid Digital Signal Processor thats
been proven in our most advanced
digital products.
A combination of frequency and time
domain signal processing allows for:
Accurate frequency response shaping
Very low processing delay
Excellent sound quality

Speech modulation

Noise reduction
Speech Pattern Detection:
Speech usually has a higher degree of
modulation than environmental or
background noise. Speech Pattern
Detection continuously analyzes modulation in all 6 channels.
When a drop in modulation is detected,
the system activates a compressor that
reduces gain for low-modulated noise.
Meanwhile, high-modulation speech is
still being detected and amplied in order
to allow your client to understand speech
in noisy situations. The benets are:
Minimized disturbance from
background noise
More comfort with less listening effort
Preserved speech signal when speech
modulation is present

Curvilinear WDRC compression:


With curvilinear WDRC - Wide Dynamic
Range Compression - you can make
sure that your client can hear both soft
and louder sounds comfortably and
naturally. Curvilinear WDRC ensures that
louder sounds are amplied less than
softer sounds.
In combination with a proven set of
attack and release times, curvilinear
WDRC provides a more natural loudness
growth. Beltone TURN also provides the
option of manual volume control, which
gives your client complete control over
the loudness level. Benets are:
Natural sound experience
Optimal use of the hearing range
Complete control of loudness level

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F I N E -T U N I N G G U I D E

Fine-tuning guide
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Every client has their own preference


about how they want their amplication
to be. With the Beltone TURN trimmers,
you can ne-tune the sound, so your
clients can get just what they prefer.

Every trimmer can be turned clockwise


or counter-clockwise to regulate the
settings. Turning the trimmer clockwise
decreases its effect. Turning it counterclockwise increases its effect.

Complaint
Too soft

Too loud

Species

-24

MPO
Control

Low
Frequency
Cut

High
Frequency
Cut

Volume
Control

Cannot hear high pitched sounds


(telephone ringing).

Up

The Beltone TURN is too soft compared


to users previous instrument.

Up

The user has a middle ear problem and nds


Beltone TURN has too little amplication.

Up

Sounds in general are too loud.

Down

High pitched sounds (dishes rattling,


paper crinkling) are too loud.
Speech

Own voice is boomy, dull or hollow.


Voices are too sharp.

Most common complaints:

Solution:

Complaint of too loud

>

Turn MPO clockwise

Complaint of boomy bass sound

>

Turn low frequency trimmer clockwise

Complaint of tinny sound

>

Turn high frequency trimmer and MPO clockwise

Speech in noise is difcult to understand.


Feedback

Feedback occurs when used in quiet


environments.

Down

Feedback squeal occurs often during use.

Down

Other ways to prevent feedback: Decrease ear mold ventilation or tighten ear mold t.

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Everybody has the right to good hearing


Beltone was founded on the act of helping a friend to enjoy life more.
Since 1940, we have provided knowledge, tools, service and training
to the professionals servicing the hearing impaired. Beltone makes
quality hearing care available to more people. To do so, we develop
technically optimal hearing solutions without ever losing focus on the
individuals needs. It is our belief that no individual should be denied
the possibility of an improved life with better hearing.

M100765-GB-09.03 Rev.C

Worldwide Headquarters
Beltone A/S
Lautrupbjerg 7
P.O. Box 130
DK-2750 Ballerup
Denmark
Tel.: + 45 45 75 11 11
Fax: + 45 45 75 11 19
www.beltone-hearing.com

Advanced digital
hearing for everyone