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JLab Hear OTC vs Oticon Xceed

Check out our comparison of the JLab Hear OTC vs Oticon Xceed. Listen to audio samples and see how the two hearing aids differ in terms of sound performance, features, accessories, and more.

JLab Hear OTC
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Product Overview

Form Factor
Earbud
BTE-SP
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Moderate
  • Severe
  • Profound
Product Family
1 model
Retail Price
$79
$6,659

Sound Performance

Sound Score
3.6
N/A
Speech in quiet
2.7
N/A
Speech in noise
1.0
N/A
My own voice
1.8
N/A
No feedback issues
5.0
N/A
Streaming quality
4.6
N/A

Audio Comparison

Busy Café
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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Quiet Office
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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Streaming Music
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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HearingTracker partners with HearAdvisor to provide recordings and performance data from an acoustic laboratory that follows the standard scientific procedures described in this whitepaper. All hearing aids are fitted and performance-tested for mild sloping to moderate hearing loss. All audio samples cutoff above 10kHz.

Hardware Features

Bluetooth® Audio
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
  • SBC
  • AAC
Protocol
  • Accessory required
Disposable Batteries
Battery Size
13
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Accessory required
IP Rating (Liquid)
4
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
9.2
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
  • Mute control
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Change program
  • Accept/end calls
Telecoil
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes

Software Features

Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
Yes
Adaptive Adjustments
Yes
Adjustment Bands
14
Adjustment Synchronization
Binaural Coordination
Automatic Phone Program
AutoPhone
Better Ear Focus
Binaural Noise Management
Directionality
Yes
Multiple Directionality Options
Ear Simulation
Pinna Omni
Environmental Adaptation
Yes
Expansion
Yes
Extended Dynamic Range
Clear Dynamics
Feedback Suppression
Yes
Feedback shield LX
OpenSound Optimizer™
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™ LX
Listening Programs
4
Machine Noise Reduction
Yes
New User Adaptation
Adaptation Management
Noise Reduction
Maximum noise removal: 9 dB
Occlusion Reduction
Yes
Phone Ear Focus
Yes
Power On Delay
Yes
Preference Adaptation
YouMatic™ LX: 3 configurations
Processing Channels
48
Soft Speech Boost
Soft Speech Booster LX
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Balancing power effect: 100%
OpenSound Navigator™: Level 1
Stereo Audio Streaming
Stereo streaming (2.4 GHz)
Streaming Bass Boost
Bass Boost
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Transient Noise Management: 4 configurations
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Unique Amplification Strategy
Speech Guard™ LX: Level 1
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Noise Management

Accessories

Bluetooth Streamer
  • ConnectClip
CROS System
  • CROS
  • CROS PX
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
Remote Control
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
Smartphone App
  • On App
  • Companion App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0