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NCHAM: National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, Utah State University

Last Modified: 01/25/2016

OAE and ABR Handheld Screening Equipment Purchase Information/Comparison

A decision about which specific piece of screening or diagnostic equipment is best for a particular situation is dependent on many factors that must be weighed and evaluated by the person(s) making the decision. The information provided in this section is the opinion of NCHAM staff members and is provided to assist people in selecting equipment that is appropriate for their needs. Nothing here should be construed as an endorsement by NCHAM or any of its funding sources for one brand of equipment over another. This list is for information purposes only.

For a detailed summary of each unit, also see Hearing Review's technology guide and our OAE Handheld Screening Equipment Purchase Information/ Comparison

Manufacturer Equipment Name Technology Type
AABR1 DPOAE2 TOAE3
Grason-Stadler Inc (GSI) GSI 70 [PDF] ... X ...
Audioscreener X X X
Corti ... X X
Intelligent Hearing Systems SmartScreener-Plus 2 X X X
Smart Screener X ... ...
Smart OAE ... X ...
SmartTrOAE ... ... X
Interacoustics OtoRead ... X X
Otometrics Accuscreen X X X
Maico Ero*Scan ... X X
MB 11 X ... ...
Natus Medical Inc ALGO 5 X ... ...
ALGO 3i X ... ...
Echo-Screen® X X X
ABaer® X X X
AuDX® I, AuDX® Pro, AuDX® Pro II, AuDX® Pro Plus ... X X
Scout Sport ... X X
Otodynamics Ltd ILO288 Echoport USB 1 or 2 ... X X
Otoport Screener ... ... X
Otocheck ... X X
Otoport DP & TE ... X X
Otoport Advanced ... X X
Starkey Laboratories Inc DP 2000 [PDF] ... X ...
Vivosonic, Inc. Aurix X ... ...
Welch Allyn Welch Allyn OAE screener ... X ...