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Nuheara IQbuds² MAX vs ReSound Custom Made by ReSound

Check out our comparison of the Nuheara IQbuds² MAX vs ReSound Custom Made by ReSound. Listen to audio samples and see how the two hearing aids differ in terms of sound performance, features, accessories, and more.

Nuheara IQbuds² MAX
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Nuheara IQbuds² MAX
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ReSound Custom Made by ReSound
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ReSound Custom Made by ReSound
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Product Overview

Form Factor
Earbud
ITC
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
1 model
1 model
Retail Price
$499
$6,926

Sound Performance

Sound Score
3.7
N/A
Speech in quiet
2.4
N/A
Speech in noise
1.9
N/A
My own voice
2.2
N/A
No feedback issues
3.6
N/A
Streaming quality
4.7
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)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
15.3
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Volume Control
  • Play/Pause
  • Next track
  • Previous track
  • Audio passthrough on/off
  • Voice assistant
  • Change program
Volume Rocker
Yes

Software Features

Bass Boost
Low Frequency Boost: 3 settings
Directionality
Adaptive Directionality™
Adjustable directional mix
All Access Directionality
Autoscope Adaptive Directionality™
Fixed Directionality
Synchronized SoftSwitching™
Ultra Focus
Environmental Adaptation
Environmental Optimizer II
Expansion
3 settings
Feedback Suppression
Yes
Auto DFS™
DFS Ultra III
Frequency Lowering
Sound Shaper
Listening Programs
  • 4 on device
  • 7 via app
4
New User Adaptation
Synchronized Acceptance Manager
Noise Reduction
Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation
NoiseTracker™ II: 5 settings
Processing Channels
12
17
Self-fitting
  • Tuned based on hearing test through device
Spatial Awareness
Spatial Sense™
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Impulse Noise Reduction: 3 settings
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus Sound Generator
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Guard: 3 settings

Accessories

3.5mm Line to Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Battery Charger
  • Custom charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • Bluetooth transmitter
  • Unite Phone Clip+
FM to Digital Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Remote Adjustments
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Remote Control
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
  • Unite Phone Clip+
  • Unite Remote Control 2
Remote Microphone
  • Micro Mic
  • Multi Mic
Smartphone App
  • IQBuds App
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • Unite Phone Clip+
TV Streamer
  • IQstream TV
  • Unite TV Streamer 2
Telecoil Streamer
  • Multi Mic