Founded in 1967, Starkey is America’s largest hearing aid manufacturer. Starkey have a worldwide presence and, in the UK, their factory is based in Stockport. Starkey have established a Hearing Foundation where their volunteers have fitted over 1 million hearing aids to those in need across the globe.
Starkey Halo iQ was Starkey’s first smartphone compatible hearing aid that incorporated Mfi technology allowing for direct streaming from an iPhone.
The entry level model is the Starkey Halo iQ 1600 designed for users with moderately active lifestyles.
Running the synergy platform, Halo hearing aids use the Acuity Landscape Analyser to detect and adjusts the hearing aids to the specific listening environment. Active Immersion technology prioritises speech from any direction and noise control reduces unwanted noise to maintain a comfortable listening environment.
The hearing aids have a dedicated adjustable music compressor allowing for enhanced and an enjoyable music listening experience.
Starkey released Halo iQ in 3 technology levels; i2400, i2000 and i1600. Full features and a comparison can be found on our product pages.
Starkey Halo iQ i1600 RIC 312 – Full wireless connectivity running on a 312 battery. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control. It can be programmed to fit mild to severe hearing loses.
Starkey Halo iQ i1600 AP 312 – This Absolute Power (AP) version can be fitted for severe to profound losses. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control. The device runs on a 312 battery
Starkey Halo iQ i1600 RIC 13 – Slightly larger than the 312-version running on a longer lasting size 13 battery. The device has full wireless capability. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control.
Starkey Halo iQ i1600 AP RIC 13 – Slightly larger than the 312-version running on a longer lasting size 13 battery. The device has full wireless capability. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control. This Absolute Power (AP) version can be fitted for severe to profound losses.
SurfLink Mini Mobile – Enables the user to connect any mobile device with Bluetooth® technology to your hearing aids.
SurfLink Media 2 – Enables you to stream your TV/Stereo to your hearing devices
SurfLink Remote – Pocket sized remote for changing volume and hearing aid programmes
SurfLink Mini Microphone 2 – This discreet, lightweight microphone is worn by your conversation partner to aid you in one-on-one conversations in difficult listening environments.
Why Choose Sound Hearing?
Soundhearing.org is a company that works in Greater London and in parts of Essex and Kent.
Our purpose is to provide high quality, transparent and affordable hearing care.
Through detailed descriptions of each hearing aid and its features, our website outlines every product available on the market from the main hearing aid manufacturers. This allows you to compare hearing aids from each range.
Unlike many high street providers, we are not owned (partially or wholly) by a particular manufacturer, which is why we can offer you the choice of hundreds of hearing aids.
To help you make the right choice, feel free to contact us for advice and to answer any questions you may have. An audiologist can also come to your home, free of charge, in order to assess your hearing and your listening needs.