SONNET 2 EAS Audio Processor

Don’t fit your life around an audio processor—choose a processor that fits your life! SONNET 2 EAS is the audio processor made for you. Choose how you’d like it to look. Choose how you’d like to connect to your phone and other devices. And choose to experience your best hearing, wherever you are.

SONNET 2 - Smart Sound Technology


Easy Listening

SONNET 2 EAS is built to give you your best hearing possible. Using a combination of both cochlear implant and hearing aid technology, SONNET 2 EAS makes the most of your unique natural hearing, so you can hear things as they were meant to sound. What’s more, with ASM 3.0 technology and FineHearing sound coding, SONNET 2 EAS makes sure you hear your best wherever you are.

SONNET 2 EAS

Adaptive Intelligence

SONNET 2 EAS recognizes what kind of environment you’re in, and automatically adjusts settings to match. Best of all, you won’t even realize it’s happening.

Noise Reduction

From background noise in a café, to an unexpected dog bark, SONNET 2 EAS minimizes unnecessary noise, and so you can have the confidence to chat in any environment.

FineHearing

Hear the details with FineHearing sound coding technology. FineHearing lets you hear the world as it was meant to sound—from your favorite song to the voice of a loved one.

SONNET 2 EAS - Connect to Your Devices
SONNET 2 EAS - AudioLink


Connect to Your Devices

Use the phone you like, and connect it to the audio processor you love. Just slide the AudioStream cover onto your SONNET 2 EAS to stream music and phone calls directly to your audio processor. Or use AudioLink—a universal connectivity device that allows you to stream sound from phones, tablets, TVs, and much more. AudioLink can connect to anything that has Bluetooth® or a headphone jack, including that old record player in the attic!

 

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SONNET 2 and AudioKey

AudioKey 2

Be In Control

Gone are the days of carrying around a remote control. With the new AudioKey 2 app, you can change settings on your SONNET 2 EAS directly from your phone. Volume, mic sensitivity, program selection—all at the press of a button.

What’s more, AudioKey 2 also lets you see your individual hearing stats, such as how long you wear your SONNET 2 EAS each day. And if you unexpectedly lose your processor, the "Find My Processor" function shows where you last used the app with your audio processor, so you can retrace your steps.

 

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AudioKey is available in areas where AudioKey 2 is not. Please contact your local MED-EL representative for more information.

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SONNET 2 - Style
SONNET 2 - Style


Complete Your Look

Choose the colors that suit you. SONNET 2 EAS offers thousands of color combinations, so you can easily personalize it to match your style. And if you really want to show off your audio processor, there are plenty of funky Design Covers that do just that!

Visit the SONNET Series Colour Configurator, and start designing your personal SONNET 2 EAS.

 

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SONNET 2 - water-resistant


Make A Splash

Whether relaxing on the beach, or diving into the pool—enjoy great hearing in the water with WaterWear. These reusable covers make SONNET 2 EAS completely waterproof, so you can enjoy all the sounds of the sea without the hassle.

And for everyday, SONNET 2 EAS’s superior water-resistant design protects it from rain, splashes, and sweat. That means you can go for a run in the rain, and not think twice about your audio processor!

 

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SONNET 2 - For Kids
SONNET 2 EAS - For Kids


For Kids

Compact, durable, and with a range of in-built safety features—SONNET 2 EAS is the ideal choice for your child. Find out how SONNET 2 EAS can help your child to hear their best.

SONNET 2 - Long-Lasting Power
SONNET 2 - Long-Lasting Power


Long-Lasting Power

SONNET 2’s powerful batteries mean you can go for days at a time. Choose regular zinc-air disposable batteries for the longest wearing time. Alternatively, the rechargeable batteries are a convenient way to keep SONNET 2 powered up throughout the day.

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SYNCHRONY 2

SYNCHRONY 2 for EAS

Great sound quality is only possible with a great implant. With SYNCHRONY 2 you can benefit from the latest EAS technology, plus the highest MRI safety available.

But the biggest advantage of SYNCHRONY 2 lies in its super soft electrodes. Find out about MED-EL's electrodes, and how they help you make the most of your hearing.

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Technical Data

 

Width: 37.4mm
Height: 56.7mm with Battery Pack Cover Standard
Height: 51.4mm with Battery Pack Cover Micro
SONNET Audio Processor Size
Thickness: 5.9mm
SONNET 2
Thickness: 9.3mm

SONNET 2 EAS
Audio Processor
(Me1520)


Weight and Dimensions

  • 6.1 g (with ActiveWear)
  • 11 g (with two 675 zinc-air batteries)
  • DL-Coil: 4.6 g, 32.8 mm x 5.8 mm
  • DL-Coil: 5 magnets available in 9 strengths
  • Durable coil cables available in 3 lengths:
    • 6.5 cm (2.6 in)
    • 9 cm (3.5 in)
    • 28 cm (11.0 in)

Material

  • Processor & Coil: Mixture of polycarbonate and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrol polymer
  • Earhook: Polyamide (PA)
  • Cable: PVC and TPE Evoprene
  • Biocompatible according to ISO 10993-1
  • Latex-free*

Compatibility

  • Compatible with all MED-EL multichannel cochlear implants
  • MAX Programming Interface
  • MAESTRO System Software 8.0 or later
  • Compatible with hearing aids of all brands and types
  • Exact bimodal synchronization with any hearing aid: Signal can be delayed up to 10 ms with the latest MAESTRO Software

Product Features

  • Frequency Range 70–9300 Hz
  • Water-resistant according to IP54 standard
  • Dual microphones
  • Extended Datalogging
  • Automatic Sound Management 3.0
  • Tamperproof design
    • Secured earhook
    • Locking battery pack
    • Choking hazard avoidance
    • Additional fixation options
    • Locking coil cable (locked to coil and control unit)
  • Link-check coil function with LED indicator
  • Four program positions
  • Continuous volume and sensitivity control with FineTuner Echo or AudioKey 2
  • Supports Electric-Acoustic Stimulation (EAS)

Sound Processing Features

Front-End Processing

  • Microphone Directionality (Omni, Natural, Adaptive)
  • Automatic Volume Control with Dual-Loop AGC
  • Wind Noise Reduction
  • Ambient Noise Reduction
  • Transient Noise Reduction
  • Input Dynamic Range (IDR) of 78 dB (28–106 dB SPL)

Sound Coding Strategies

  • FS4 (Fine Structure Processing up to 1 kHz on 4 apical channels)
  • FS4-p (Fine Structure Processing up to 1 kHz on 4 apical channels with Intelligent parallel Stimulation for even higher temporal accuracy)
  • FSP (Fine Structure Processing typically up to 350 Hz on 2 apical channels)
  • HD-CIS (High Definition CIS)
  • Biphasic or Triphasic stimulation pulses
  • Supports 250 spectral bands

Connectivity

Technology

  • 2.4 GHz wireless communication
  • Direct wireless audio streaming via Bluetooth Low Energy with AudioStream
  • True stereo sound quality
  • Support for bilateral usage
  • Integrated telecoil

Accessories

AudioLink

  • Dimensions: 68 x 38 x 17.5 mm
  • Weight: 35 g
  • Remote microphone
  • Hands-free phone calls
  • TV streaming
  • Music streaming
  • Direct audio input (DAI)

AudioKey 2 app

  • Remote control functionality
  • Guardian functionality
  • Extended Datalogging
  • Find My Processor
  • Send Feedback

FineTuner Echo

  • Dimension: 104 x 38 x 11 mm
  • Weight: 32g (including battery)
  • Compact remote control with bi-directional communication
  • ePaper Display
  • Test audio processor microphones
  • SONNET 2 battery status

WaterWear cover

  • Waterproof up to 4 metres depth
  • Can be used in salt, fresh, and chlorinated water

Battery Options

Zinc-Air Batteries

  • Up to 60 hours of use with a set of 2 disposable zinc-air 675 batteries

Rechargeable Battery Standard

  • Dimension: 22 x 14 x 7 mm
  • Processor weight with battery: 9.1 g
  • Usage time: Up to 10 hours
  • Charging duration: ~4 hours
  • Lifetime: >500 charging/discharging cycles

Rechargeable Battery Micro

  • Dimension: 16 x 14 x 7 mm
  • Processor weight with battery: 8.1 g
  • Usage time: Up to 7 hours
  • Charging duration: ~3 hours
  • Lifetime: >500 charging/discharging cycles

Charging Unit

  • 4 simultaneous charging slots
  • Power & charging indicator lights
  • USB powered: 5V DC, 500mA
  • USB power adapter: 100–240V AC (~50/60 Hz)

Please find detailed information and specific conditions for use for each product in the respective instructions for use.
All functions and features may not be available in all markets. Enabling features on the hardware may be subject to technical considerations.
* Whereby “free” means “not made with latex” according to current FDA guidance: “Recommendations for Labeling Medical Products to Inform Users that the Product or Product Container is not Made with Natural Rubber Latex”, 2014.