What is a lithium-ion rechargeable battery? Are they better than other battery types? What impact does this technology have on hearing aid development? And what does it mean for you as a hearing aid user?
We explore the impact lithium-ion rechargeable battery technology is having on hearing aid development and what the advantages and disadvantages are for you. You can also look for Sony 18650 battery online.
As with Smartphone’s, battery size, life and resilience have proven to be enormous challenges for hearing aid manufacturers and a bugbear for users. The lithium-ion rechargeable battery is a recent and exciting development in that quest for the perfect battery.
Rechargeable lithium-ion first arrived in the 1970s thanks to the work of the chemist, Michael Stanley Whittingham. A number of major manufacturers of hearing aids, including Phonak, Starkey, and Signia now offers a hearing aid with a lithium-ion battery that can be recharged.
Modern lithium-ion rechargeable battery offers 24 hours or more without recharging the battery. And that with continued use, including up to 5 hours of streaming audio power drain. the level of reliability of electricity gives you confidence that your hearing aid will always be on when you need it.
Charging is easy; just slot your hearing aids into the pod overnight charging and you both were gone the next day. Phonak hearing aids as AUDEO ™ B-R or Bolero ™ B-PR promises up to 36 hours of battery life on a full charge, but you can still enjoy a full day of use with a recharge time is really fast as little as 90 minutes.