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Starkey Hearing Aids

American Innovation in hearing devices

Hearing Devices From Starkey

Starkey is based in the USA and was founded in 1967 by William Austin who still owns the business. It originally started out as a repair shop but grew into one of the biggest hearing aid manufacturers in the world. They are renowned within the hearing profession for custom hearing aids in particular. When other manufacturers had difficulty producing really small in the ear devices, Starkey led the pack. 

As I said, they have always been highly regarded for their custom (in the ear) hearing aids and they have become renowned for their IIC (invisible in canal) or hidden hearing aids. They were also one of the first two hearing aid manufacturers to offer Made For iPhone hearing aids, that range was called the Halo which has now been replaced with the Halo 2. 

Sound Lens Muse Halo 2

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Starkey SoundLens Synergy

Starkey SoundLens SynergySoundLens Synergy is Starkey's most-advanced invisible hearing aids on the market. Custom fit to your exact needs and unique ear canal shape, they rest comfortably deep in your ear, so only you know they’re there. And though tiny, SoundLens Synergy comes loaded with all of our leading technology. They were first and most popular custom-fit Invisible-in-the-Canal (IIC) hearing aids ever made.

When it comes to wanting the world’s smallest, most comfortable hearing aids, you can turn to SoundLens® Synergy from Starkey Hearing Technologies – now available in both wireless and non-wireless options. At the heart of SoundLens is Starkey’s new Synergy platform with twin compressor technology and a high-definition operating system, Acuity OS.

Connect To Your World

The wireless connectivity gives you the ability to connect to all of the devices you use every day. Connect to your mobile phone or any of the Starkey Wireless Accessory products while wearing the most discreet hearing aids available.

Technology Levels

The Soundlens is available in three levels of technology

The Premium i2400 

The Advanced i2000 

The Standard i1600 

Let's Talk Styles

The Starkey SoundLens Synergy comes in two styles

Starkey SoundLens Wireless

Wireless (invisible-in-canal) device, only available in the premium range i2400

Starkey SoundLens Non-Wireless

non-wireless (completely-in-canal) available in all tech levels

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Starkey Muse

Starkey MuseThe Muse™ is Starkey's latest wireless hearing solution with their all-new Synergy® platform. Synergy is the only platform to feature quad-core twin compressor technology and the first to provide supreme precision for audibility and the ultimate optimisation for listening enjoyment. Synergy, in combination with Acuity OS, their new high-definition operating system, enables speech and sounds like music to be processed uniquely for the first time ever. Delivering advancing speech audibility and listening enjoyment of music in all environments.

Synergy also incorporates 900sync Technology, our patient preferred wireless technology, delivering a pristine audio experience that is made to aid unilateral loss with our new Muse CROS System as well as improve phone understanding with our new ear-to-ear phone streaming.

Technology Levels

The Muse is available in Five levels of technology

The Premium i2400, read more here

The Advanced i2000 read more here

The Select i1600 

The Low i1200

The Basic i1000

Let's Talk Styles

The Muse range comes in a variety of styles.

Starkey Muse mini BTE 312

Small Wireless BTE device, powerful but discreet traditional type BTE hearing aid. With rocker switch and telecoil (size 312 battery)

Starkey Muse BTE 13

Wireless BTE device, powerful but discreet traditional type BTE hearing aid. With rocker switch and telecoil (size 13 battery)

Starkey Muse Micro RIC 312t

Wireless RIC (receiver-in-canal) device, small, ultra discreet but powerful hearing solution. With push button and multiflex tinnitus therapy (size 312 battery). Now comes with a rechargeable option.

Starkey Muse RIC 312t

Starkey Muse RIC 312t

Wireless RIC (receiver-in-canal) device, small but powerful hearing solution. With push button and multiflex tinnitus therapy (size 312 battery)

Starkey Muse CIC

Wireless CIC (completely-in-canal) device, small, ultra discreet but powerful hearing solution with optional telecoil depending on the size of the canal (Size 10/312 battery)

Starkey Muse ITC

Wireless ITC (in-the-canal) device, small, ultra discreet but powerful hearing solution, with telecoil (Size 312 battery)

Starkey Muse ITE

Wireless ITE (in-the-ear) device, powerful custom hearing solution with telecoil (Size 13 battery)

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Starkey Halo 2

Halo 2The Halo 2™ is Starkey's latest wireless hearing solution with their all-new Synergy® platform. Synergy is the only platform to feature quad-core twin compressor technology and the first to provide supreme precision for audibility and the ultimate optimisation for listening enjoyment. Synergy, in combination with Acuity OS, their new high-definition operating system, enables speech and sounds like music to be processed uniquely for the first time ever. Delivering advancing speech audibility and listening enjoyment of music in all environments.

Synergy also incorporates 900sync Technology, our patient preferred wireless technology, delivering a pristine audio experience that is made to aid unilateral loss with our new Halo 2 CROS System as well as improve phone understanding with our new ear-to-ear phone streaming.

Technology Levels

The Halo 2 is available in three levels of technology

You Can Read About The Premium i2400 Here

You Can Read About The Advanced i2000 Here

The Standard i1600 

Let's Talk Styles

The Halo 2 comes in two styles, the main difference being the battery size

Halo 2 RIC 13Starkey Halo 2 RIC 13

Wireless RIC (receiver-in-canal) device, small, ultra discreet but powerful hearing solution. With push button and multiflex tinnitus therapy (size 13 battery). A relatively discreet option that offers good battery life from the size 13 battery. 

Halo 2 RIC 312Starkey Halo 2 RIC 312

The new Halo 2 RIC 312 allows people to benefit from a small, nearly invisible Made for iPhone hearing aid. The Halo 2 family also benefits from all of the new and improved features of Acuity OS 2. Small, ultra discreet but powerful hearing solution. With push button and multiflex tinnitus therapy (size 312 battery). The smaller battery will mean sacrificing discretion for battery life. 

Halo 2 Hearing Aids Features

The features of the Halo 2 are as follows:

  • Channels: 24 channels
  • Directionality: Across 24 channels
  • Bandwidth: Up to 10kHz
  • 900 Sync: Yes
  • TruLink: Yes
  • 900 Wireless Streaming: Spatial Streaming
  • Speech Compression: Full Acuity Speech Optimisation
  • Environment Manager: Level 4 across 7 environments
  • WhistleFree Feedback Manager: Standard
  • Frequency Lowering: Standard
  • Multiflex Tinnitus Tech: Standard
  • Surflink Accessories: Yes 
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Music Optimisation:

  • Music Memory: Standard
  • Music Adaptation: Level 4
  • E2E Music Adaptation: Full

Ear To Ear Technology:

  • E2E Wind Noise Management: Level 4
  • E2E Machine Noise Adaptation: Level 4
  • E2E Directionality: Standard
  • E2E Phone Streaming: Standard
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Made for iPhone hearing aids

Halo Made For iPhone Hearing Aid

Life is better with Halo, the breakthrough hearing aid engineered to connect directly to your patient's iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, and Apple Watch via our easy-to-use TruLink app. The ideal hearing solution for today's more mobile and plugged-in patient — Halo and TruLink deliver new standards of performance and personalization while providing convenient control and effortless connectivity to the things they care about most.

  • Stream calls from your Apple or Android device directly to your hearing aids using Bluetooth® 4.0 wireless technology.
  • Deliver pristine sound and exceptional listening clarity
  • Help you hear comfortably in noise
  • Eliminate buzzing and whistling
  • Stream FaceTime®, music and more directly to your hearing aids
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Halo and the TruLink app are compatible with the following Apple devices: iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini 3, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini, iPod touch (5th generation) and Apple Watch. Use of Apple Watch requires iPhone 5 or later.

Halo Hearing Aids and the TruLink app are compatible with the following Android products: Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, HTC One M8 and HTC One M7. It is recommended that Android users use operating system 4.4.4 for Galaxy S5 and S4 phones and operating system 5.0 for Galaxy S6, HTC One M8 and M7 and Note 4 and Note 3. 

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Starkey Z Series Hearing Aids

Starkey Z Series

As Starkey’s newest full family of wireless products, the Z Series hearing aids feature their next-generation 900 MHz technology that leads the way in performance, comfort, personalisation and connectivity. The hearing aids are designed to:

  • Help you hear and understand conversations better in noisy environments like on the street or in restaurants
  • Make loud sounds more comfortable while making soft sounds clear and understandable
  • Stream TV, phone calls and more directly to your Z Series hearing aids

With Z Series, you can:

Hear Better, Stream Better.
Z Series tackles hearing in the most challenging and noisy environments by addressing noise, while at the same time prioritising speech, making conversation more pleasant.

Socialise Better, Feel Better.

  • Starkey's microphone directionality feature  called Acuity Directionality™ is designed to improve speech audibility in difficult listening situations.
  • Starkey's Sound comfort technology is designed to provide distortion-free listening comfort for loud sounds while ensuring clarity for soft sounds.
  • Starkey's feedback cancellation system provides feedback-free, comfortable listening all day.
  • HydraShield nano-coating gives real protection from water, wax and oils.

With Z Series, Starkey’s award-winning SurfLink Mobile has been enhanced to provide a better patient experience. Offering an updated user interface and controls, SurfLink Mobile 2 is a cell phone transmitter, assistive listening device, media streamer and hearing aid remote all rolled into one. It also features twice the battery life of the first generation SurfLink Mobile.

Z Series i 110

The i110 is the most powerful hearing aid in the Starkey Z series which has different models and styles to suit all kinds of lifestyle. It is designed to help you have the best hearing possible in very noisy environments. It is ideal for those who have an active and busy social life and need better speech clarity whether they are mixing with crowds of people at festivals or parties, in the car, at the theatre or a restaurant. It is also ideal for those who work in a noisy environment. The premium technology in the i110 can help in the more challenging listening environments.

The i110 and the whole Z Series is available in a wide range of styles and fittings so that you can choose the right one for you and your lifestyle. These include smaller custom or in the ear styles, that are available in 5 faceplate colours and 4 shell colours, they are custom made to fit the contours of your ear to ensure a secure and comfortable fit. Behind the ear styles that are also small and discrete, they are available in a range of 7 colours which include black, slate, sterling, bright white with sterling, expresso, bronze and champagne. 

The styles include:

  • In The Ear (ITE), this style is suitable for mild to severe hearing loss.
  • In The Canal (ITC), this style is suitable for moderate to severe hearing loss.
  • Completely In Canal (CIC), this style is nearly invisible in the ear canal and is suitable for mild to moderately severe hearing loss.
  • Behind The Ear (BTE) including a BTE mini and BTE power plus. this is suitable for all levels of hearing loss from moderate to severe.
  • Receiver In Canal (RIC) including a micro RIC with multiflex tinnitus option. These are suitable for mild to moderate hearing loss. These styles are available in different power levels to suit your level of hearing loss.

The BTE and RIC styles also have a telecoil which is an optional extra in the ITE and ITC styles. All styles have a memory button and - with the exclusion of the CIC style, all have volume control and directional microphones.

Features

16 channel bands

The more channels a hearing aid has, the better the sound quality. With 16 channels to process the sounds around you, this offers great sound and speech clarity.

Acoustic Scene Analyser

This feature has different levels for each different model. The i110 is the most powerful in the range at level 5. This, along with the audioscapes settings can detect whether you are in a quiet environment or if there is wind noise and make subtle adjustments to ensure great hearing. It can also detect machine noise as well as speech in noise, clarifying the speech whilst reducing the effect of the noise in the background.

Synchronised User Controls

This allows you to change the volume and memory on both hearing aids at the same time as well as changing to telephone mode. The binaural telephone mode clarifies the speech in your telephone ear whilst reducing distractions by lowering the sound in your other hearing aid.

Surflink Accessories

The Z Series is fully compatible with Starkey’s range of Surflink accessories which include media streamers, mobile telephones and remote controls.

Spectral IQ

ISO clear compression is able to identify and enhance soft speech without increasing and distorting louder sounds. IQ Boost function allows user to reduce background noise whilst maintaining speech clarity, ideal for restaurants and social events. Voice IQ2 enhances and preserves speech in noisy environments

Spatial Streaming and Stream Boost

Spatial streaming lets you listen wirelessly to your music, PC or TV whenever you are in range. and gives you the best performance in all settings. Stream boost is an automatic setting which enhances audio streaming in more demanding environments, ensuring the best wireless performance in all settings.

Acuity Directionality

The directional microphones are designed to give you better speech audibility in noisy situations.

Speech ID

This program is able to recognise speech no matter which direction it is coming from.

Binaural Spatial Mapping

This feature makes speech clear and loud sounds more comfortable by assessing your environment and making subtle adjustments.

Multiflex Tinnitus Technology

A tinnitus reliever feature which can be programmed to your own needs.

Hydrashield2

This nano coating works to repel wax and moisture, ensuring that your hearing aid stays working at its best.

Other features include live speech mapping and advanced memory programs, so you can have your favourite settings when you are listening to music or the TV.

900 Sync Technology

All models in the Z series range benefit from Starkey’s 900 sync technology which allow these programs to work together to produce a high quality listening experience in challenging environments. Its wireless capability ensures synchronisation between hearing aids and three dimensional sound quality.

Z Series i90 Hearing Aids

The i90 is one of the more powerful hearing aids in the Starkey Z series. It is ideal for people with an active and busy social life and is designed for listening in noisy environments such as the work place, shopping centres and social occasions as well as meetings, restaurants and outdoor activities.

All models in the Z series range benefit from Starkey’s 900 sync technology which allows wireless synchronisation and high quality sound streaming in difficult listening situations. It also ensures that two hearing aids are always working together to give you a three dimensional sound quality. The advanced technology in the i190 helps to clarify speech and sound in noisy environments. This technology includes:

12 channel bands

The more channels a hearing aid has, the better the sound quality. With 12 channels to process the sounds around you, this offers great sound and speech clarity.

Acoustic Scene Analyser

This feature has different levels for each different model. The i90 is the second most powerful in the range at level 3. This works to assess your environment and detect background noise such as machine or wind noise as well as speech in noise. It can separate the speech sound from the background noise to give you better hearing clarity.

Purewave Feedback Eliminator

This feature detects the whistle or buzz of feedback and filters it out before you know it is there. This powerful program can be tailored to suit you and your lifestyle.

Synchronised User Controls

This allows you to change the volume and memory on both hearing aids at the same time as well as changing to telephone mode. The binaural telephone mode clarifies the speech in your telephone ear whilst reducing distractions by lowering the sound in your other hearing aid.

Surflink Accessories

The Z Series is fully compatible with Starkey’s range of Surflink accessories which include media streamers, mobile telephones and remote controls.

Spectral IQ

ISO clear compression is able to identify and enhance soft speech without increasing and distorting louder sounds. IQ Boost function allows user to reduce background noise whilst maintaining speech clarity, ideal for restaurants and social events. Voice IQ2 enhances and preserves speech in noisy environments

IQ Boost

This function allows user to reduce background noise without changing speech quality using the Surflink remote control. This is ideal for listening to conversation in demanding environments.

Voice IQ2

This feature enhances and preserves speech whilst managing background noise, ideal for busy environments.

Spatial Streaming and Stream Boost

Spatial streaming ensures that your hearing aids are always working together no matter how difficult your listening environment is. This ensures that you have the best performance in all settings. Stream boost works to boost audio streaming in demanding environments.

Acuity Directionality

Directional microphones are designed to help you hear speech in noisy environments.

Speech ID

This feature is able to recognise speech no matter which direction it is coming from.

Binaural Spatial Mapping

This makes loud sounds more comfortable by assessing your environment and making subtle adjustments.

Multiflex Tinnitus Technology

A tinnitus reliever feature which can be programmed to your own needs.

Hydrashield2

This nano coating works to repel wax and moisture, ensuring that your hearing aid stays working at its best.

Other features include live speech mapping and advanced memory programs, so you can always have your favourite settings when you are listening to music or the TV.

The i90 is available in the same wide range of styles that the i110 is

Z Series i70 Hearing Aids

The Starkey Z Series has technology levels to suit every kind of lifestyle. The i70 is the mid range level hearing aid with select technology making it ideal for a variety of environments such as outdoor pursuits, one to one conversations, meetings, restaurants and small social occasions.

These wireless hearing aids are equipped with Starkey’s 900 Sync technology which ensures that both hearing aids are always working together, whatever their setting, to give you 3D like sound quality. It also ensures great sound streaming quality in difficult listening situations.

The features of the i70 include

8 channel bands

The i70 has 8 channels to process and analyse sound ensuring great sound quality.

Acoustic Scene Analyser

The Acoustic Scene Analyser and Audioscape program work with each other to detect background noise and speech in different environments. The i70 is set at level 2 and can detect changes such as wind noise or a quiet speech. Unlike the less powerful hearing aids in the Z range it can also detect changes in speech volume, giving you better clarity and machine noise.

Purewave Feedback Eliminator

No matter how demanding your listening environment, Starkey’s feedback eliminator works to filter out the whistle or buzz of feedback before you hear it.

Synchronised User Controls

The user controls include volume, memory and binaural telephone mode. The telephone mode makes both of your hearing aids work together for better clarity when using the phone. The non-telephone aid will turn down to minimise distractions and the aid that you use the phone with will turn up to help you hear the conversation. If you make any changes to the memory settings or volume, both hearing aids will synchronise and change at the same time

Surflink Accessories

Compatible Surflink accessories include mobile telephones, remote controls and media streamers which stream sound from your music player or TV when you are in range.

Spectral IQ and IQ Boost

ISO clear compression identifies high frequency sounds, such as women and children talking or softer speech, and replicates it within your hearing range. It does this without distorting louder, easier to hear voices.

IQ Boost

This function gives the user control over background noise reduction, via the Surflink remote, so they can hear speech better in noisy environments. The i70 is the lowest technology level in the Z Series to have this feature.

Voice IQ2

This feature detects speech sounds and gives them clarity while reducing background noise. This makes it easier to hear conversation in noisy places.

Spatial Streaming and Stream Boost

Stream Boost helps to boost audio streaming in more challenging environments ensuring fewer distractions. Spatial streaming makes sure that your hearing aids are working together giving you the best listening performance in all settings.

Acuity Directionality

The directional microphones help you to focus on speech in busy environments with lots of background noise.

Speech ID

This feature is able to recognise speech no matter which direction it is coming from.

Binaural Spatial Mapping

This makes speech clearer and loud sounds more comfortable by assessing your environment and making subtle adjustments.

Multiflex Tinnitus Technology

A tinnitus reliever feature which can be programmed to your own needs.

Hydrashield2

This nano coating works to repel wax and moisture, ensuring that your hearing aid stays working at its best.

 

The i70 is available in the same wide range of fittings colours and styles, making it easy to find your ideal hearing aid.

Starkey Hearing Aid Styles

Starkey hearing aids are available in a range of styles including in the ear, behind the ear and receiver in canal, let's take a deeper look at what they have to offer.

Starkey BTE Hearing Aid

Starkey BTE

  • First-ever touch control panel
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials
  • Discreet design
  • For moderate to severe hearing loss
  • Variety of colour options available

Starkey Mini BTE Hearing Aid

Starkey Mini BTE

  • Smallest BTE model
  • First-ever touch control panel
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials
  • Discreet design
  • For moderate to severe hearing loss
  • Variety of colour options available

Starkey Power Plus BTE Hearing Aid

Starkey Power Plus BTE

  • Offers greater amplification compared to smaller, in-the-ear instruments
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials
  • First-ever touch control panel
  • Discreet design
  • For moderate to severe hearing loss
  • Variety of colour options available
  • Two power options available: Power BTE and Power Plus BTE

Starkey RIC Hearing Aid

Starkey RIC

  • Comfortable open fit
  • Sleek design barely visible when worn
  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Variety of colour options available
  • Available in regular and Absolute Power
  • Available in 312 and 13 battery sizes*

Starkey Mini RIC Hearing Aid

Starkey Mini RIC

  • Smallest RIC model
  • Comfortable, open fit
  • Configurable user control
  • Locking battery door
  • Variety of colour options
  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Available in regular and Absolute Power

Starkey Soundlens Invisible Hearing Aid

Starkey Soundlens

  • Completely invisible in most ears
  • For mild to moderately severe hearing loss
  • Custom-made for you

Starkey AMP Hearing Helper

Starkey Amp

  • Completely invisible in most ears
  • Designed especially for first-time hearing aid users
  • Easy to remove for better ear health

Starkey CIC Hearing Aid

Starkey CIC

  • Virtually undetectable
  • For mild to moderately severe hearing loss
  • Custom-made for you

Starkey ITC Hearing Aid

Starkey ITC

  • For mild to mildly severe hearing loss
  • Variety of technology level choices that previously required a larger aid
  • Custom-made for you
  • Also available in light brown, medium brown, chestnut and dark brown skin tones

Starkey ITE Hearing Aid

Starkey ITE

  • Easy to adjust
  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Custom-made for you
  • Also available in light brown, medium brown, chestnut and dark brown skin tones

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