Audio Processor

These support guides will help you handle and care for the SAMBA 2 Audio Processor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for more information about the SAMBA 2 Audio Processor? Take a look below for answers to our most frequently asked questions. 

SAMBA 2 is the latest generation of audio processor for the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE and the BONEBRIDGE hearing implant systems. SAMBA 2 is compatible with previous versions of these systems, so you can easily upgrade to the latest technology.

SAMBA 2 features Intelligent Sound Adapter 2.0 technology, which automatically adjusts settings and learns how to give you your best possible hearing in any listening environment. However if you wish to make simple adjustments of your audio processor settings, as predefined by your audiologist, you can use optional accessories like the SAMBA 2 Remote app or the SAMBA 2 GO to do this.

SAMBA 2 is designed to blend in or stand out as you wish. It is available with interchangeable covers in several different hair shades, plus colourful Design Covers for a unique look.

Yes. With the optional SAMBA 2 GO accessory, you can connect to Bluetooth® devices like phones, tablets, or TVs, and send the sound straight to your SAMBA 2. You can also use the SAMBA 2 GO to stream from devices via an audio cable, or to connect to FM systems and remote microphones.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by MED-EL is under license.

SAMBA 2’s battery life will depend on which settings and programs you use. But on average, if you use SAMBA 2 for 12-16 hours a day, you will need to change the battery about once a week.

We recommend wearing the MED-EL Sports Headband to keep SAMBA 2 in place while doing active sports such as tennis or jogging.

For swimming, you can use the WaterWear waterproof cover to keep SAMBA 2 safe and dry in the pool.

SAMBA 2 has an IP54 rating, which means it is protected against splashes of water such as rain or a garden sprinkler. For swimming or water sports, you can use the WaterWear cover to keep SAMBA 2 safe and dry.

No. SAMBA 2 has a slightly different shape, so using SAMBA Design Covers is not possible.

Yes. WaterWear is compatible with both SAMBA and SAMBA 2.

No, SAMBA 2 GO only works with SAMBA 2. However, miniTek can be used for wireless streaming with SAMBA.

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