Starkey SoundLens

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Founded in 1967, Starkey is America’s largest hearing aid manufacturer. Starkey have a worldwide presence and, in the UK, their factory is based in Stockport.  Starkey have established a Hearing Foundation where their volunteers have fitted over 1 million hearing aids to those in need across the globe.

The SoundLens iQ is a tiny hearing aid that sits deep inside your ear canal.

Despite its small size SoundLens (iQ i2400 only) is sable to communicate with Starkey’s accessories such as the Surf Link Media 2 (TV streamer), SurfLink mobile 2 and SurfLink Remote Control 2.

The entry level model is Starkey SoundLens iQ 1200 designed for users with quiet lifestyles.

Running the synergy platform, SoundLens hearing aids use the Acuity Landscape Analyser to detect and adjusts the hearing aids to the specific listening environment. Active Immersion technology prioritises speech from any direction and noise control reduces unwanted noise to maintain a comfortable listening environment.

The hearing aids have a dedicated adjustable music compressor allowing for enhanced and an enjoyable music listening experience.

Starkey have released SoundLens IQ in 6 technology levels, i2400, 2400, 2000, 1600, 1200 and 1000. Full features and a comparison can be found on our product pages.


SurfLink Accessories:

SurfLink Mini Mobile – Enables the user to connect any mobile device with Bluetooth® technology to your hearing aids.

SurfLink Media 2 – Enables you to stream your TV/Stereo to your hearing devices

SurfLink Remote – Pocket sized remote for changing volume and hearing aid programmes

SurfLink Mini Microphone 2 – This discreet, lightweight microphone is worn by your conversation partner to aid you in one-on-one conversations in difficult listening environments.


Why Choose Sound Hearing? is a company that works in Greater London and in parts of Essex and Kent.

Our purpose is to provide high quality, transparent and affordable hearing care.

Through detailed descriptions of each hearing aid and its features, our website outlines every product available on the market from the main hearing aid manufacturers. This allows you to compare hearing aids from each range.

Unlike many high street providers, we are not owned (partially or wholly) by a particular manufacturer, which is why we can offer you the choice of hundreds of hearing aids.

To help you make the right choice, feel free to contact us for advice and to answer any questions you may have.  An audiologist can also come to your home, free of charge, in order to assess your hearing and your listening needs.

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OverviewStarkey SoundLens iQ 1000Starkey SoundLens iQ 1200Starkey SoundLens iQ 1600Starkey SoundLens iQ 2000Starkey SoundLens iQ 2400Starkey SoundLens iQ i2400
Synergy Platform YesYesYesYesYesYes
Channels 101216202424
Bandwidth 8KHz8KHz10 KHz10 KHz10 KHz10 KHz
Acuity Speech Optimisation BasicBasicStandardAdvancedPremiumPremium
Music Optimisation NoNoYesYesYesYes
Music Memory NoNoYesYesYesYes
Music Adaption NoNo1244
E2E Music Adaption NoNoBasicAdvancedPremiumPremium
E2E Wind Noise Management NoNo1244
E2E Machine Noise Management NoNo1244
E2E Directionality NoNoNoNoNoYes
Environmental Manager YesYesYesYesYesYes
Music 001244
Speech 001244
Speech in noise 001244
Machine Noise 111244
Wind 111244
Noise 111244
Quiet 111244
Directional Processing - Acuity Immersion N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Adaptative NoBasicStandardAdvancedPremiumPremium
Dynamic EntryBasicStandardAdvancedPremiumPremium
Directional EntryBasicStandardAdvancedPremiumPremium
Noise Control NoNoAdvancedPremiumPremiumPremium
Noise Control Strength 001244
Feedback Management YesYesYesYesYesYes
Frequency Lowering YesYesYesYesYesYes
Tinnitus Technology YesYesYesYesYesYes
SurfLink MiniMobile NoNoNoNoNoYes
SurfLink Remote Microphone 2 NoNoNoNoNoYes
SurfLink Media 2 NoNoNoNoNoYes
SurfLink Mobile 2 NoNoNoNoNoYes
SurfLink Remote NoNoNoNoNoYes