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Is there a difference between the Alta2 Pro and the Alta2 Pro miniRite?

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Abram Bailey, AuD

Doctor of Audiology, Hearing Tracker Founder

09 October 2016 - 702 Views

The Oticon Alta2 Pro was offered in the following behind-the-ear form factors (or styles):Alta2 Pro miniRITE (reviews)Alta2 Pro designRITEAlta2 Pro RITEAlta2 Pro miniBTEAlta2 Pro BTE13 and BTE13 105 (Power aid)Each of the styles is slightly different. Some are smaller, some are larger, some offer more manual control (push button and/or volume control), some offer a telecoil, some offer FM compatibility, but all are based on the same Inium Sense platform for audio processing. See the product brochure (PDF download) for pictures and more information... Read more

What does a seven-tone tune coming from one of my Oticon Alta 2 hearing aids mean?

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Kara Norcross, AuD

Doctor of Audiology in Roanoke

10 August 2016 - 2594 Views

I spoke with Oticon.  They stated it is likely the Start-up "jingle" meaning it is the tones that come one when the hearing aid is first turned on.  If you are having the tones happen after you've worn them a while, it indicates the power is going off and coming back on.  You can change the battery. If it is a new battery you probably want to try a new one from another pack.  When getting a new battery, remove the sticker then wait for 5 minutes for the battery to fully charge before putting it in the hearing aid.  If you continue to get the tones... Read more

Does the Oticon streamer send stereo Bluetooth to the Alta 2 Pro miniRITE?

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Chelsea Walters, BS, BC-HIS

Hearing Healthcare Provider in Broomfield

24 February 2017 - 869 Views

No the Streamer Pro only allows mono audio streaming to both devices.  The new Oticon Opn productline does stream in stereo directly from the iPhone.