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Signia Silk 5Nx Digital Hearing Aid

£499.00 each |
£998.00 per pair
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Dispatched First Class

Within 24 hours

Programmable

Programmable to an audiogram

Volume

Adjustable volume

Batteries

Size 10 / 4-5 days

Overview

Overview by Joan McKechnie (Hearing aid audiologist):

The Silk 5NX is built into the smallest in-the-ear casing we’ve ever worked with.  Even in my own ear canal, which is quite narrow, it fits snugly and discreetly (have a look at the photos of my ear in the image gallery). The soft sleeve which fits over the end of the Silk NX comes in different sizes which can further improve each individual fitting.

What I’m asked most about the Silk 5NX is what makes it our flagship product? What else does one get for the additional investment compared to the Silk 3NX? The Silk 5NX has everything the Silk 3NX offers, with some important elements of the sound processing further enhanced.

There are more sound processing channels, an impressive 32 (24 on the 3NX). The additional channels provide more flexibility in matching hearing test results and providing better fine tuning. Splitting the sound into more channels for analysis enables the speech enhancement and noise reduction algorithms to work more accurately too. The Silk 5NX also has 5 levels of noise reduction to activate as opposed to 3 on the Silk 3NX. The useful ‘sound smoothing’ feature has also been given two further levels.

A personal favourite for me is the addition of a ‘High definition music’ programme - a must-have for music lovers. Even a mild deterioration of one's hearing can have a significant impact on appreciating music, and I think Signia have done a great job in addressing this in the Silk 5NX. 

For someone looking for the best possible help with speech clarity, particularly in noisy environments, and for music listening, this is my go-to Hearing Direct solution.  

Please feel free to email me at: help@hearingdirect.com  

Or call: 01264 313110 / 0800 032 1301

Is the Signia Silk 5Nx Digital Hearing Aid right for you?

  • Pros

  • Straight-forward to fit in the ear
  • Our smallest in-the-ear product
  • Controlled via smartphone App
  • Programmable to your audiogram & free remote fine-tuning for the life of the product
  • Tinnitus masking setting available on special request
  • HD music listening programme
  • 30 day money back return if not suitable
  • 24 month manufacturer warranty
  • Cons

  • Cleaning and/or changing the wax guard can be fiddly
  • Moisture / wax build up in the ear canal can damage the components
  • Smallest hearing aid battery used - life per battery about 4 days

Features

  • Hearing aid storage case
  • A 'vented' small size Signia Click Sleeve will be attached to the Silk 5NX when it arrives
  • Sample click sleeves in other sizes are also included: extra-small; medium and large in both 'vented' and 'closed' styles
  • Pack of 8 spare wax guards (Signia MiniReceiver wax guards)
  • One pack of 6 size 10 hearing aid batteries (each battery will last approximately 4 days)
  • Brush with magnet on the other side – ideal for using to pick up the size 10 batte
  • Guide to listening programmes and QR code for App connection
  • User guide


Please note the MiniPocket remote control is not included as standard.

As the Signia App is free to download, the remote control is an optional accessory.
If the remote control is added to your Silk hearing aid order, we will pair the hearing aid with the remote control for you.
Click here to view the remote control.


Best suited for mild to moderate hearing losses – although do feel free to send us a copy of your hearing test results as more moderate-severe losses may be able to be accommodated. 


The Signia Silk 5NX offers a host of sound processing features including:  

  • 32 sound processing channels
  • 6 listening programmes - including a High Definition Music setting
  • 5 levels of noise reduction 
  • 3 levels of Sound smoothing – making sure sudden loud sounds are instantly controlled 
  • Advanced feedback management: high speed monitoring and control of feedback in individual processing channels
  • ‘eWindscreen’ - Suppresses wind noise; ideal for the outdoors 
  • Signia tinnitus solutions: Shaped steady-state or modulated noise options can be discussed with our audiologists in advance of purchase and set up as a specific listening programme
  • ‘TwinPhone’ – when wearing a pair of Silk 5NX aids, use your TwinPhone listening programme when holding a phone to your right ear and the caller’s voice can be sent into the left ear too - activate your listening programme via the Signia App or remote control
  • ‘Binaural OneMic directionality’ – available when wearing a pair of Silk 5Nx aids - Provides the benefits of directionality for hearing aids which have only one microphone. The left and right microphones are wirelessly connected to allow directional processing. 

Initial sound set up

If you have sent us your audiogram in advance; the Silk 5NX will be pre-programmed before dispatch with the start-up amplification profile based on your audiogram. 

If you do not have an audiogram; our default setting, suitable for a mild to moderate, high-frequency hearing loss is used to create the start-up profile. 

Unless otherwise discussed with our audiologists (e.g. for activating tinnitus masking), the 6 listening programs will be set for: 

  1. Universal – general listening 
  2. Noisy environment 
  3. TV
  4. HD Music
  5. Outdoors 
  6. TwinPhone mode  

Overall volume levels and listening programmes are changed via the free to download Signia App. Changes to treble and bass boosting can also be done through the App. The optional MiniPocket remote control can adjust overall volume and change between listening programmes

As one of the world’s smallest hearing aids, you can be confident that no one will notice you’re wearing them. The Signia Silk 5Nx is ready to wear on the spot thanks to its super-soft silicone sleeves that allow it to hide comfortably in your ear. 

The colour-coding of red for right and blue for left helps you to put the hearing aids in the correct ear easily, and there is a choice of a black or mocha coloured front. We find the black colour in particular blends well with the shadow of the ear canal.

A short pull-cord attached to the outer side of the hearing aid makes removing the Silk 5NX a simple task. 


Size:

Length: 15mm

Width: 4mm

Height (at battery end): 10mm 


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What's in the box
  • Hearing aid storage case
  • A 'vented' small size Signia Click Sleeve will be attached to the Silk 5NX when it arrives
  • Sample click sleeves in other sizes are also included: extra-small; medium and large in both 'vented' and 'closed' styles
  • Pack of 8 spare wax guards (Signia MiniReceiver wax guards)
  • One pack of 6 size 10 hearing aid batteries (each battery will last approximately 4 days)
  • Brush with magnet on the other side – ideal for using to pick up the size 10 batte
  • Guide to listening programmes and QR code for App connection
  • User guide


Please note the MiniPocket remote control is not included as standard.

As the Signia App is free to download, the remote control is an optional accessory.
If the remote control is added to your Silk hearing aid order, we will pair the hearing aid with the remote control for you.
Click here to view the remote control.


Sounds

Best suited for mild to moderate hearing losses – although do feel free to send us a copy of your hearing test results as more moderate-severe losses may be able to be accommodated. 


The Signia Silk 5NX offers a host of sound processing features including:  

  • 32 sound processing channels
  • 6 listening programmes - including a High Definition Music setting
  • 5 levels of noise reduction 
  • 3 levels of Sound smoothing – making sure sudden loud sounds are instantly controlled 
  • Advanced feedback management: high speed monitoring and control of feedback in individual processing channels
  • ‘eWindscreen’ - Suppresses wind noise; ideal for the outdoors 
  • Signia tinnitus solutions: Shaped steady-state or modulated noise options can be discussed with our audiologists in advance of purchase and set up as a specific listening programme
  • ‘TwinPhone’ – when wearing a pair of Silk 5NX aids, use your TwinPhone listening programme when holding a phone to your right ear and the caller’s voice can be sent into the left ear too - activate your listening programme via the Signia App or remote control
  • ‘Binaural OneMic directionality’ – available when wearing a pair of Silk 5Nx aids - Provides the benefits of directionality for hearing aids which have only one microphone. The left and right microphones are wirelessly connected to allow directional processing. 

Initial sound set up

If you have sent us your audiogram in advance; the Silk 5NX will be pre-programmed before dispatch with the start-up amplification profile based on your audiogram. 

If you do not have an audiogram; our default setting, suitable for a mild to moderate, high-frequency hearing loss is used to create the start-up profile. 

Unless otherwise discussed with our audiologists (e.g. for activating tinnitus masking), the 6 listening programs will be set for: 

  1. Universal – general listening 
  2. Noisy environment 
  3. TV
  4. HD Music
  5. Outdoors 
  6. TwinPhone mode  

Overall volume levels and listening programmes are changed via the free to download Signia App. Changes to treble and bass boosting can also be done through the App. The optional MiniPocket remote control can adjust overall volume and change between listening programmes
Looks and size

As one of the world’s smallest hearing aids, you can be confident that no one will notice you’re wearing them. The Signia Silk 5Nx is ready to wear on the spot thanks to its super-soft silicone sleeves that allow it to hide comfortably in your ear. 

The colour-coding of red for right and blue for left helps you to put the hearing aids in the correct ear easily, and there is a choice of a black or mocha coloured front. We find the black colour in particular blends well with the shadow of the ear canal.

A short pull-cord attached to the outer side of the hearing aid makes removing the Silk 5NX a simple task. 


Size:

Length: 15mm

Width: 4mm

Height (at battery end): 10mm 


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FAQs

Here's answers to the frequently asked questions about the Signia Silk 5Nx Digital Hearing Aid
How do I know if it will fit my ear?

The Signia Silk 3Nx is one of the world’s smallest instant fit hearing aids, and Signia report an extremely high rate of physical fitting success. But, if you’re not happy with the result in your own ear, our 30 day return period allows for a no-quibble full product refund. 

What if it doesn’t work for me?

If anything about the physical fitting or sound is not to your liking, you can return the Silk 5NX for a full refund within the first 30 days of receipt. Please do however feel free to contact us to see if the problem can be resolved with a remote fine tuning session arranged direct to your hearing aids via your Smartphone!

Should I get one or two?

If an evaluation by a hearing professional indicates that you have hearing loss in both ears, and especially where the degree of loss is similar, two hearing aids are usually recommended.  While it may be tempting to try to limit the cost by going with a single hearing aid, wearing just one hearing aid may not give you maximum benefit in some difficult listening situations.

How much are the running costs of the Silk?

The following items will need to be replaced on the Silk: 
Battery: budget 6-7 batteries per month (6 batteries in a pack).
Click Sleeve dome:  replace the dome every 8 weeks on average (6 domes in a pack).
Wax guard: change the wax guard every 8 weeks on average (8 in a pack).

How do I control the Silk?

There are no user controls on the Silk; but the free Signia App will allow access to change between the 6 listening settings; overall volume within those settings if need be, as well as make a change in the bass/treble balance. 

I don’t have a smartphone to download the App?

There is a small pocket remote control available instead of the App which will allow volume and programme changes. The remote control will need to be purchased separately. If ordered at the same time as the Silk, we can pair the remote control for you, but it is a straight-forward procedure to do this at home. You can have both the App and remote control on the same aids. 

How do I arrange a remote fine tuning session?

Email or call our audiologists (audiology@hearingdirect.com) and they will arrange this directly with you. A unique code is supplied to allow changes to be loaded into your hearing aids via your smartphone.  

How do I download the app?

Apple devices: The Signia app is compatible with all Apple devices with the iOS version 9.3 and higher and can be found on the app store.

Android devices: The Signia app is compatible with most of the Android (Android 5.0 and higher) devices and can be found on the app store.

The Signia App is required in order to switch between the 6 listening programmes and to change volume or adjust the bass/treble balance. If you do not wish to use the App, these changes can be made via a physical remote control – the ‘MiniPocket’ remote. Please note the Minipocket device will need to be purchased separately. 

How do I control the Silk without the app?
If you do not wish to use an App, the Signia MiniPocket remote control is available as an optional accessory. Click here to buy.
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Compare to other In the Ear hearing aids
Price (Each) Programmable Volume Control Tinnitus Masking Noise Reduction HD music Battery
HD 230 £229.00 Size 10 / 4-5 days
HD 91 £149.00 Size 10 / 4-5 days
Signia Silk 1Nx £299.00 Size 10 / 4-5 days
Signia Silk 3Nx £399.00 Size 10 / 4-5 days
Signia Silk 5Nx £499.00 Size 10 / 4-5 days

Want to chat to an audiologist?

We have a dedicated team of audiologists available to help. Leading the team at HearingDirect.com is Joan, who is happy to answer any questions you might have.

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