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AudioStream

Directly streaming music and phone calls to your SONNET series audio processor is easy with AudioStream! Just slide the AudioStream cover over your SONNET or SONNET 2 and enjoy direct wireless streaming from your smartphone or tablet. Simply slide, then stream!

Is my phone or tablet compatible with AudioStream?

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With enhanced child safety, AudioStream is convenient and easy for everyone to use. AudioStream even provides direct wireless streaming to all SONNET and SONNET 2 users from as far back as 2014—farther back than any other cochlear implant manufacturer in the world. With AudioStream, you’ll get:

  • Streaming via Bluetooth® Low Energy
  • High-quality sound in true stereo
  • Easy handling and bilateral support
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AudioStream - On the Phone
AudioStream - On the Phone

On the Phone

Hear phone calls with clarity while getting things done. Android™ and iPhone users* can stream sound from their phones straight to their SONNET or SONNET 2. That will give you the confidence and comfort to chat with loved ones, friends, and work colleagues for hours.


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Listening to Music

Enjoy the music you love like never before! Use any app on your smartphone or tablet to wirelessly stream your favorite songs or podcasts in high-quality true stereo. With Audiostream, you’ll feel free to dance and let the good vibes flow.


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Watching TV

Stream the audio from your favorite films and shows directly to your ears! AudioStream works with compatible Smart TVs and Digital Media Players* to make watching TV with your SONNET series audio processor simple.


AudioKey 2

Setting up AudioStream for first use is fast and simple. With the AudioKey 2 app for Android or iOS, AudioStream can be configured and updated with just a few clicks. Once set up, you don’t even need to use AudioKey 2 for everyday streaming.

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Easy Handling

Simply slide, then stream. Once you slide AudioStream over your SONNET series audio processor, you’ll be ready to stream in seconds!

Water-Resistant

AudioStream’s water-resistant design makes it just as durable as your SONNET or SONNET 2. That means there’s no need to worry about everyday splashes, sweat, or dust.

Enhanced Child Safety

With a robust titanium lock, AudioStream is completely safe for everyone—including young children. That will give you peace of mind.

Made to Match

AudioStream comes in all of the same colors as your SONNET series control unit. It’s made to match your style.

AudioLink - At Work or School
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Made for the SONNET Series

AudioStream provides direct wireless streaming to all SONNET and SONNET 2 audio processor users from as far back as 2014.  That means, recipients who have already had their Sonnet series processors for several years can easily add AudioStream today. That’s farther back than any other cochlear implant manufacturer in the world!

AudioStream is also compatible with SONNET EAS and SONNET 2 EAS audio processors. Find out more about the SONNET series audio processors below.

AudioStream - Bimodal Streaming

Bimodal Streaming

Use a hearing aid on one of your ears and SONNET or SONNET 2 on the other? No problem! It doesn’t matter what brand your hearing aid is—if it supports audio streaming, you can stream sound from a compatible smartphone** to both your ears at the same time.

Are my phone and hearing aid compatible for bimodal streaming?

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Technical Data

37.4mm
63.7mm
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5.9mm
AudioStream - Technical Data
9.3mm

AudioStream

Direct Wireless Streaming Cover for SONNET Series Audio Processors

AudioStream can be used as a Made for iPhone (MFi) Hearing Device and supports the Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA) technology. MED-EL recommends keeping your device(s) updated with the latest version of the iOS or Android operating system. AudioStream is compatible with iOS version 11 or later and Android version 10 or later.

*AudioStream for SONNET series audio processors is compatible with Apple and Android devices. For a detailed list of compatible devices, see below.

**Bimodal streaming is only possible with certain Android phones and hearing aids. For a detailed list of compatible devices, see below.

Devices Compatible with AudioStream

Apple Devices

Check to see if your Apple device is compatible with AudioStream.

Android

Check to see if your Google Pixel device is compatible with AudioStream.

Samsung Galaxy S23, Samsung Galaxy S22, Samsung Galaxy S21+,  Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S10+, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10e, Samsung Galaxy S9+, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Samsung Galaxy A71, Samsung Galaxy A70, Samsung Galaxy A52, Samsung Galaxy A51

OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9

Xiaomi 11T Pro

Oppo Find X5, Oppo Find X3 Pro (CPH2173)

Smart TVs and Digital Media Players

Amazon Fire TV Cube (3rd Gen), Amazon Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen)

Certain third-party applications (for example, the Roku App for Roku and Roku TV) can be used with compatible devices to stream audio directly to AudioStream.

Devices Suitable for Bimodal Streaming

For bimodal streaming, you simply need an Android smartphone with the Android 12 operating system or later, a hearing aid with ASHA (Audio Streaming for Hearing Aid) technology, and an AudioStream. The below lists include devices specifically tested and confirmed by MED-EL to be suitable for bimodal streaming. Other Android devices and hearing aids with the necessary technologies may also be suitable for bimodal streaming when using AudioStream.

Android

Google Pixel 7, Google Pixel 6, Google Pixel 5a, Google Pixel 5, Google Pixel 4a, Google Pixel 3a

Samsung Galaxy S23, Samsung Galaxy S22, Samsung Galaxy S21+,  Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, Samsung Galaxy S10e

Xiaomi Mi 11T Pro

OnePlus 9 Pro

Oppo Find X5, Oppo Find X3 Pro

Hearing Aids

Beltone Imagine, Beltone Amaze, Beltone Boost Ultra, Beltone Rely


Oticon More, Oticon Real, Oticon Intent


ReSound ENZO Q, ReSound LiNX Quattro, ReSound Key, ReSound One 


Signia Pure Charge&Go X, Signia Pure Charge&Go AX, Signia Pure Charge&Go IX, Signia Pure Charge&Go T IX


Starkey Livio AI, Starkey Evolve AI


Widex Moment

The above list includes devices specifically tested and confirmed by MED-EL to be compatible with AudioStream. In addition, other Android devices with Android 10 or later and both Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) and Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA) technology enabled by the phone manufacturer and service carrier may also be compatible with AudioStream. Other Apple devices with iOS 11 or later and both Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) and Made for iPhone (MFi) technology enabled by the phone manufacturer and service carrier may also be compatible with AudioStream.

Although MED-EL aims to provide as many users as possible with seamless device compatibility, MED-EL cannot guarantee full compatibility or troubleshooting support with all devices and the information provided above should only be used for reference.

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