Pehratek Products9285 Pierson Lake Drive
Chaska, Minnesota 55318
Telephone: 866-470-3532 or 952-470-9063.
Products manufactured by Pehratek Products (listed alphabetically)
The AID-GRIP is a hearing aid accessory designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It enables the user to securely attach open-ear or receiver-in-the-ear (RTE) devices onto the ear to stop movement behind the ear and to prevent loss. The AID-GRIP is made with a hypoallergenic double-adhesive cushion with a wing-shaped retention pad to secure the OTE device to the ear at three points. It comes in a resealable flip pack of 30.
EARWARE CELL PHONE AMPLIFIER
Earware Cell Phone Amplifier is a telephone amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This amplifier compensates for a cell phone’s low volume output to overcome background noise or poor signal connections. It is a universal add-on accessory that can be used with any headset or hands-free earpiece to boost the output volume by 15 to 20 decibels. It is also hearing aid compatible for use with custom in-the-ear or in-the-canal hearing aids without feedback. OPTIONS: Comfort-boom mic headset. POWER: Uses CR2032 internal battery.
ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND SIMULATOR (ESS)
The Environmental Sound Simulator (ESS) is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The kit includes a DVD with eight two-minute samples of varying listening environments (audio and color video). The DVD's video recordings include typical listening environments such as church distance listening, outdoor traffic, small groups, restaurants, listening in an automobile, and television viewing, with both male and female voices. The DVD comes with instructions for using it with a DVD player and sound field speakers (not included) to create an auditory evaluation system.
PATIENT-LINK WIRELESS PATIENT RESPONSE SYSTEM
The Wireless Patient Response System is a wireless handheld switch and receiver box designed for use with an auditory evaluation system by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The receiver box is plugged into the audiometer (where the corded response switch would be plugged in). The user can then give responses via the wireless remote handheld unit, making the system more accessible to individuals who use a wheelchair or walker. A red LED on the handheld unit provides immediate feedback to the user that the response was made.
PHONE-LINK TELEPHONE SIMULATOR
The Phone-Link Telephone Simulator is an assistive technology demonstration aid designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This stand-alone demonstration system produces telephone signals without tying up an actual phone line. It can be used to demonstrate amplifier telephones, TTYs, ringers, or alerting devices, and can also be used in telecoil training. Equipment is connected using modular cords. This low-voltage system is portable.
REINFORCER WR-500 VRA SYSTEM
The Reinforcer WR-500 VRA System is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system includes a smoked Plexiglass box with attention-getting motion and light patterns. Each box features a friendly cartoon character that lights up and moves back and forth rapidly and quietly when activated. The box also features a horseshoe-shaped light bar with 20 bright LEDs that flash sequentially or in a marquee pattern to vary the combination of lights and motion reinforcement. The lightweight Plexiglass boxes are triangular shaped to mount easily in the corners of a sound room with Velcro or double- back tape. This user-installable system operates at low voltages for safety and uses modular (telephone style) plug in connectors for installation in a sound room. OPTIONS: Centering box and foot switch are available. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD)): 10 x 8.75 x 9.5 inches for each box.
Video VRA is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. To keep the child's interest during the hearing test, the system includes a color liquid crystal display (LCD) display that continuously shows 24 animated cartoon clips lasting 20 to 50 seconds each. Other features include metal housing and a wireless handheld remote control. OPTIONS: Tabletop or wall-mount stand. DIMENSIONS: 11.8 x 2.4 x 14.3 inches. The LCD display measures 15 inches. WEIGHT: 14.3 pounds.
WIRELESS XM-1000 VISUAL REINFORCED AUDIOMETRY (VRA) SYSTEM
The Wireless XM-1000 Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) System is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. To attract the attention of children during pediatric auditory assessment, the system combines motion with attention-getting multiple light patterns. The system includes a smoked plexiglass box with a screen on which a friendly cartoon character lights up and quietly moves back and forth to attract attention. Additionally, 20 brightly colored LED lights flash in a wave or in a marquee pattern to create an ever-changing attractive display for reinforcing responses. The lightweight Plexiglass boxes are triangular in shape to fit compactly over the sound field speakers in the sound booth and can be mounted using double back tape or Velcro. This user- installable system also features a hand-held RF remote control to activate the system from up to 50 feet away, inside or outside the test booth. The wireless remote control gives the operator control over seven functions including lights, motor activation, patterns, and the LED display.