ReSound LiNX Quattro™

Want to End the Frustration of Hearing Loss and Simply Get on with Living?

Find Out More

Starkey Announces Launch of New Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Hearing Aids



Starkey held their annual Expo event in Las Vegas recently, they take customers from around the world and treat them to three days off education, innovation and announcements about new products. As usual, this year was replete with all of those. One of the things that caught my eye was their announcement of a brand new rechargeable hearing aids model to their Muse IQ range. 

Starkey Muse IQr rechargeable hearing aid

Meet The Muse IQr

The device is a called the Muse IQr and it is based on their pretty attractive RIC. We don't know much about the device right now but we do know it is based on a Lithium-Ion rechargeable power pack. This is a diversion from their approach so far. Their initial rechargeable hearing aid offering was based on the ZPower Silver-Zinc rechargeable hearing aid system. I said when the device was introduced that I thought it might be a stop-gap because they had been working on a wireless rechargeable system in collaboration with an Israeli company. But hey, it seems I was wrong but right? You can see the Muse IQr in the flesh as they say in the video below. 

As you can see from the picture above the devices have been made easy to charge by the advent of guiding magnets which allow easy insertion of the aids into the charger. Another thoughtful addition is a holder for a drying tab, if you are buying RICs, you need to be drying them. Including a simple holder in the recharging case for a drying tab is a nice bit of thought from the designers. 

As we hear more about these new rechargeable hearing aids, we will let you know. 

You can read more about rechargeable hearing aids from the big hearing aid brands here

If you like what you see, share it so others can benefit

Posted by

Geoffrey Cooling

Geoffrey Cooling

LinkedIn Twitter Facebook GooglePlus Amazon Author Page Co Founder geoff@audiologyengine.com
Geoffrey (Geoff, anything else makes him nervous) Cooling is an Irish hearing aid blogger and has been involved with the hearing aid industry for over ten years. He has worked in private practice dispensing hearing aids and as a manufacturer's rep. He has written two books and they are both available on Amazon. He loves technology, passing on knowledge and is legendary for many other things, primarily the amount he curses, his dry and mischievous sense of humour and his complete intolerance of people who are full of themselves. Please feel free to connect with him

Looking For the Latest Hearing Aids or A Hearing Test?

Arrange a consultation with a trusted Independent hearing healthcare professional in your area

Find A Provider Near You

Rate this article

(Rated 5 stars by 4 people)


Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't worry, we hate spam too - that's why we only send out content you will want to read.

Looking For Hearing Aids or A Hearing Test?

We can arrange a consultation with a trusted Independent hearing healthcare professional in your area

Find A Provider Learn more about The Test

ReSound LiNX Quattro™

Rediscover The Joy Of Good Music, Expand your world with an unmatched quality of sound

Find Out More