Phonak Marvel 2.0 Overview

Released August 2019

With the new Marvel series, Phonak is offically the first hearing aid manufacturer to bring direct to Android and iPhone streaming. This means that you no longer need to wear a streaming device to transmit audio from your Bluetooth enabled device to your hearing aids. This alone is a game changer, however couple it with the latest generation Lithium Ion rechargeability, and a list of new features, and you have a set of hearing aids which will not disappoint. In August 2019, through a firmware update, Phonak is pushing new changes to all existing Marvel users, and new users will receive the new features on the first day of fitting.

Here is a list of features you will benefit from with the new Phonak Marvel 2.0:

  • Direct to iPhone and Android audio streaming
  • Lithium Ion Rechargability as an option
  • Telecoil as an option
  • AutoSense 3.0 for automatic programming adjustment based on your environment
  • Binaural VoiceStream Technology for streaming audio to both hearing aids simultaneously
  • RogerDirect which allows direct streaming from Rogers devices to Marvel without the need for an external receiver
  • AirStream technology for easy audio streaming from the TV with the TV Streamer.
  • Real-time remote support so that you can have those fine adjustments made from the comfort of your home

End-User Customization

With the myPhonak app, the hearing aid user can now control many aspects of their hearing aids and request remote support from their hearing care provider.

Remote Support

The remote support function allows for a convenient remote video support by your hearing professional. This allows for real-time hearing aid adjustments from the comfort of your home. You no longer need to travel to your hearing clinic to make those smaller adjustments.

My Hearing Aids

Using the My Hearing Aids tab, the user can now at a glance receive the status information of the hearing aids and all connected accessories. You will be able to view the battery status and wearing time statistics.

Remote Control

With the Remote Control tab, the user can adjust volume and frequency response of the hearing aids. User can also select programs for different listening situations and create their own preferred settings for each listening situation.

Hearing Diary

In the hearing diary tab, the user can rate their experience, get an overview of hearing aid usage, and share feedback with their hearing care professional.

Sound Quality

The Phonak Marvel 2.0’s sound quality is what you can expect from a premium hearing aid. Phonak describes it as “a clear, rich sound experience”, and our experience confirms this.

AutoSense OS 3.0

Phonak’s proprietary technology allows for an automatic device that recognizes and automatically adapts to more listening environments than ever before. It can automatically classify speech and music for enhanced listening experience.

Binaural VoiceStream Technology

This feature allows the Marvel to stream audio in real-time to both hearing aids. Itt also enables programs and features such as speech in loud noise, speech in 360, and and DuoPhone.

Speech in Noise

As part of the AutoSense OS 3.0, the Marvel 2.0 adapts and reduces noise from behind in real time and applies and optimizes the signal-to-noise ratio in noisy environments.

Comfort in Noise

Supplementary to the above, Comfort in Noise actively reduces noise for increased comfort when no speech is present.

Speech in Loud Noise

Speech in Loud Noise zooms in on a single voice in a diffuse noisy environment, helping to improve speech intelligibility. StereoZoom adapts to moving and asymmetric noise sources.

Speech in Car

This feature reduces broadband noise in the car to create a stable listening environment for easy communication and reduced listening effort.

Wireless Technology Integration

Unique to the Marvel 2.0, direct to Android and iPhone audio streaming is now a possibility. Also with the latest firmware release, the Marvel hearing aid will be compatible with Roger devices without the need for an external receiver.

Bluetooth Connectivity

Marvel can connect directly to either iOS or Android smartphones or other Bluetooth enabled devices to stream any kind of audio. It enables true hands-free phone calls and even audible phone notifications can be set to hear through the hearing aids. Marvel also delivers stereo sound quality streaming for music, videos, e-books, podcasts and more.

Roger

As a break-through in hearing technology, Marvel hearing aids feature RogerDirect which allows the Roger technology to stream directly to Marvel hearing aids without having to attach an external receiver. This major innovation makes Roger technology easier to use and more attractive for a broader group ranging from mild to profound hearing loss. Roger technology makes use of intelligent and adaptive algorithms that continuously measure and precisely analyze noise levels to keep the Roger signal clearly audible above the background noise.

AirStream technology

Marvel hearing aids also feature proprietary AirStream technology to deliver top rated streaming from any TV or stereo system. Your clients can enjoy their favorite TV programs and movies with a simple plug and play solution called TV Connector. AirStream technology is also used in the Phonak PartnerMic which is an easy-to-use lapel worn microphone optimal for one-to-one conversations in noise.

Innovation In Design

The Marvel 2.0 comes in a new yet familiar shape. At a glance you may recognize that it’s a Phonak, and yet Phonak has managed to make it more visually pleasing. The Marvel comes in a variety of colors to match your skin-tone or hair color.

Rechargeable

Phonak rechargeable hearing aids are the first to feature a specifically designed built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery that provides 1 day of hearing including unlimited streaming. With 40% more power than conventional rechargeable batteries, lithium-ion is reliable and capable of supporting the superior technology and performance of Phonak rechargeable hearing aids. Now you can enjoy the freedom and confidence of knowing that your Phonak rechargeable hearing aids are conveniently charged and ready to take you through long days.

Quick charging gives you 1 day of hearing with a 2-hour charge. If you’re in a rush, you can rely on a short 15-minute charge to give you up to 3 hours of full performance. Plus, they come with easy-to-use smart charging options, to charge up wherever you are, without having to worry about running out of power.

Our Scores

The following categories are scored out 10. These ratings are based strictly on our clinical feedback from clients and staff and are the opinions of our company. 

8
End-User Customization
The ability of the end-user to manually change presets and fine tune the performance of the devices using their mobile telephone.
9
Sound Quality
The overall quality of sound being outputted by the hearing aid receiver
8
Speech In Noise
The ability of the hearing aid to pickup, decipher and process speech in noisy environments allowing the end-user to better understand speech in noise.
9
Wireless Technology Integration
The ability of the hearing aids to wirelessly connect to your Bluetooth enabled devices, and also the ability of a set of hearing aids to communicate with each other.
8
Innovation In Design
Breakthrough innovation in design and aesthetics of the hearing device and accompanying accessories such chargers and remote controls.
8.4
Overall Score
Our combined average score of the preceding five categories. Any scores 8 and above signify excellent performance and value for your hard earned money.

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We want you to enjoy the benefits of hearing aids and transform the quality of your life. That’s why we’re offering you the best deal possible:

  • We use the latest technology, which means our hearing aids don´t just work effectively and look great, they also last for up to 5 years.
  • We offer 3 years of FREE servicing. We´ll clean them, change the filters and carry out any other relevant maintenance which may be needed to make sure they’re working without any problems.
  • We have a 30-day return policy. In the unlikely event you´re not 100% satisfied, we´ll refund you your money, minus the fee for custom-making the hearing aids for your fitting.
  • We’ll give you on-going advice and support about changing batteries, any repairs, if needed, and possible upgrades, to ensure everything is going satisfactorily for you.
  • And should you find the same hearing aid at any other authorized dispenser here in Ontario, we’ll match their price.

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