Q. What is the Pass-Checker on the GSI Novus?
A. The Pass-Checker is an accessory that may be used to perform a quality check of a Novus that has the ABR test option to ensure the integrity of the electrode lead wires and transducers.
Q. Which age groups can be tested with the Novus?
A. The auditory brainstem response measurement is intended for newborns and infants up to 6 months of age. The otoacoustic emissions (DPOAE and/or TEOAE) measurement is intended for use in patients of all ages.
Q. How long does the Novus battery last?
A. The Novus battery is capable of conducting dozens of tests before recharging. A fully charged battery will last for approximately 50 ABR screens and 150 OAE screens, depending on test times. When the charge is low, it will operate from the wireless charging dock.
Q. What is the Quick Test on the Novus?
A. The Quick Test allows the user to immediately perform a test without entry of patient demographics. These results are saved temporarily under the patient name of “Quick Test”. You may save a Quick Test session at a later time by entering the Patient Information.
Q. How can I print the screening test results from the Novus?
A. Screening test results may be printed directly from the Novus using the wireless label printer. Test results may be transferred to the PC using the HearSIM software and printed to a full size printer.