Do you sometimes find conversations difficult to follow? The Roger Pen is an outstanding amplified conversation listener for using at work, at home and when you’re socialising. It makes a real difference in noisy environments, over distance and when there are several people speaking. Plus, it’s Bluetooth compatible, connecting wirelessly to your mobile phone.
The Roger Pen reduces background noise and allows you to tune into different situations without having to change settings. Simply put the Roger Pen on a table to listen to a group of people, point it towards the person you want to hear or pass it to whoever is speaking. It can be used whether or not you wear hearing aids* and is suitable for up to severe hearing loss.
*Please note: The Roger Pen is a transmitter and needs a receiver to work. The Roger Pen can be used with miniature Roger X Receivers, which attach directly to a hearing aid shoe. You’ll need one shoe per hearing aid. These are sold separately - please call for details. The shoe allows you to connect the Roger X receiver(s) directly to your hearing aid or cochlear implant. Or you can purchase the Roger Pen and MyLink bundle and switch your hearing aids to the ‘loop ’ setting. Non-hearing aid wearers can connect headphones (sold separately) to the Roger Pen and MyLink neckloop to enjoy superb sound quality.
The Roger Pen is a discreet wireless microphone with exceptional sound quality and unique speech enhancement technology. It will transform your ability to hear again. In fact, you’ll understand up to 62% more in noise and over distance compared to people with no hearing loss.
It is ideal for one-to-one or group conversations; simply put the Roger Pen on a table to listen to a group of people, point it towards the person you want to hear or pass it to whoever is speaking. You can also use it to hear multiple speakers in a microphone network alongside other Roger Pens, Roger Clip-On Mics and Roger Table Mics.
As well as being an outstanding conversation listener, the Roger Pen also allows you to connect to Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones and smartphones to amplify phone calls. The Roger Pen docking station is used to both recharge the microphone and transmit audio from a TV or other audio device (e.g. computer, MP3 player or hi-fi) to the Roger Pen and into your hearing aids, or headphones if don’t wear hearing aids. Alternatively, you can use the short micro-USB audio cable to connect your multimedia device directly to your Roger Pen.
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The right solution for every situation:At work
When you're at work, having a one-to-one conversation, listening and taking part in meetings, and talking on the phone can be very challenging if you're confronting deafness or hearing loss. The Roger Pen will help you perform more confidently and effectively. Use it at your desk to join in conversations with colleagues and to answer the phone (see ‘making phone calls’ below). It is also a must-have device at meetings and conferences (see next section).Meetings and conferences
Do you struggle to follow what’s happening at meetings or conferences? With the Roger Pen you’ll never miss another word. There are three automatic microphone settings:
Conference style - Place Roger Pen in the middle of a table to listen to a group of people.
Interview style - Hold Roger Pen in your hand and point it towards the person you want to hear.
Around the neck - Use the MyLink neckloop to hang Roger Pen around the neck of the speaker.Home entertainment
The Roger Pen transmits high-quality sound directly into your hearing aids (or via headphones if you don’t wear hearing aids) without disturbing others with loud sound levels. It connects wirelessly to the TV, computers, MP3 players, hi-fis etc. You can also use the short micro-USB audio cable to connect your multimedia devices directly to your Roger Pen.Making phone calls
The Roger Pen connects to Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones and smartphones so you can make and receive phone calls more easily. The microphone will transmit your voice and you can answer or hang up a call using the buttons on the side. You can also purchase a telephone conversation adapterwhich connects to landline phones to amplify and improve the sound quality of calls at home and work.Socialising
In noisy places like cafés and restaurants, with many speakers and sound coming from different directions, you can follow the conversation however loud the situation with the Roger Pen. Simply put it on a table to listen to a group of people, point it towards the person you want to hear or pass it to whoever is speaking.Out and about
Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing (shopping, exercising, chatting in the car, listening to a tour guide) simply point the Roger Pen towards the person you want to listen to and you’ll hear them loud and clear.In the classroom
If your child has hearing loss, a Roger Pen will make a huge difference to their hearing and understanding in the classroom. It enables children to focus on their work rather than their hearing and makes speech so clear that they feel like they’re sitting in the front row. What’s more, it expands educational opportunities i.e. when choosing GCSEs, students can study a broader range of subjects: music, performing arts etc.
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