Detailed List (from 2015 and beyond)



This is a complete list of the current OAE hardware manufacturers in the market. If you are aware of a manufacturer who is not listed please contact us immediately.

The purpose of these pages is not to provide you with another list of hardware links. We would like to offer you a better service by including a detailed description of each equipment and in the near future technical commentaries from known colleagues in the field. We are also considering implementing a Hardware Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) Forum, once we accumulate a number of questions. If you have a hardware-related question, please use the OAE Forum and the thematic hardware channel


NOTE :The "latest updates" links, are activated only for those manufacturers who are sending us news on their products.


  • GN-Otometrics (Madsen, Aurical , ICS)        

    • Madsen Alpha : The touch-screen interface on the MADSEN Alpha OAE and Alpha OAE+ makes these handheld hearing screeners insightful and easy-to-use. A built-in probe check cavity ensures testing accuracy by allowing the screener to check the probe in an instant. The Child Mode includes a video designed to engage the child’s attention during the test. The MADSEN Alpha OAE is DPOAE only. It includes a single protocol and a predefined pass/refer criteria that will produce results in seconds. The MADSEN Alpha OAE+ offers six protocols - including a mix of automatic stopping criteria and complete frequency range tests. It comes with a docking station for charging and includes a Print-to-PDF feature. An optional label printer is available for both models.

    • AccuScreen portabe handheld TEOAE / DPOAE and ABR screener with a touch-screen interface.

    • Capella2 clinical system (TEOAE, DPOAE, SOAE) . This is a joint-venture between Madsen and IHS (Intelligent Hearing Systems) who provided the OAE sodtware.  The device operates under the OTOsuite software solution which integrates measurements from many different devices ( Audiometers, tympanometers, Aurical fitting solutions etc) 


  • Cardinal Health (ex Grason-Stadler-VIASYS)       

    •  GSI Corti : is a portable, battery-operated diagnostic and screening instrument that measures OAEs for the assessment of cochlear function in infants, children and adults.

    •  AudioScreener: is a hearing screening device, combining the two-in-one technology of otoacoustic emissions (OAE) and auditory brainstem response (ABR) in a hand-held, PC-free, simple-to-operate device.

    • Audera platform : The GSI Audera provides AEP, OAE and ASSR testing in a modular system. Audera offers the newest in ABR stimulus generation, with CE-Chirp® and CE-Chirp Octave Band stimuli. CE-Chirp increases the ABR Wave V amplitude compared to traditional click and tone burst stimuli. CE-Chirp stimuli makes conventional ABR and frequency specific ABR testing far more efficient, particularly for infants and children. This results in reduced test time, less need for sedation, and increased test confidence.

  • Intelligent Hearing Systems       

      • SmartScreener Plus 2: DPOAE, TEOAE and ABR screener. The system offers you a choice of automated ABR screening, OAE screening, or both. The device is simple to operate and does not require special technical skills or interpretation of results by the device operator. Advantages of SmartScreener-Plus 2: Good price for equipment and disposables supplies, such as the EarHug sound couplers ; Highly ergonomic and integrated Screener Cart configuration ; Battery operation ; Simple hardware and software user interface;  Friendly voice prompts; Advanced data management; Multiple security levels and password protection; Built-in System Maintenance Utility program; Documents and Videos module ;Customizing of forms, extended hour support, data analysis ;

    • SmartOAE (DPOAEs): The device includes many features suitable for research purposes, such as: High Frequency up to 16kHz for human subjects ; High Frequency up to 32kHz for animal subjects; Input/Output function (DP-IO); DPOAE Scripting.

    • SmartTrOAE (TEOAEs): The device is suitable for all clinical Transient Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions (TEOAE) applications. The base functionality includes: Standard click TEOAEs; Spontaneous OAEs;Continuous contralateral masking; Automatic probe fit check ; Recordings clearly marked as Pass or Refer. Optional Add-on Module :Ipsilateral suppression. Additional features for research purposes include: Suppression analysis module. Time-Frequency Plots; Detailed frequency analysis information;

    • Interacoustics        

        • OtoRead : Portable handheld OAE (TEOAE, DPOAE) system. Expanded protocols allow up to 6 frequency evaluations extending up to 12kHz with the Distortion Product model. The DPOAE/ TEOAE test protocols can be set up with standard or custom pass/refer criteria. With this flexibility, the OtoRead™ can be used as a full diagnostic instrument to evaluate ototoxicity, difficult to test patients, occupational hearing loss onset and functional hearing loss cases. 

        • Eclipse platform : The Eclipse hardware platform offers an ABR, an ASSR module and accommodates as well  DPOAE and TEOAE modules. DPOAE20: The DPOAE20 module produces detailed DP Grams with protocols designed by the user for their preferences or requirements. Build your own customized normative data sets or use the supplied norms from Interacoustics. TEOAE25 The TEOAE25 uses linear or non-linear broad band clicks to evoke otoacoustic emissions. The extensive range of clinical options provides full clinical evaluation of TEOAEs. The TEOAE25 also has protocol settings for automatic pass/refer result displays for hearing screening. Factory defaults are also available. 

        • Titan Platform : The Titan has its own 'Suite' of software that includes Clinical Impedance, Wide Band Tympanometry, DP & TEOAE, ABRIS (ABR Screening Module). The software is NOAH compatible, but it also includes a database (OtoAcess)  to manage the data. For the OtoAccess users there is  a HiTrack add-on, which is an essential element for those conducting hearing screening in the US.

    • Labat Biomedical Instruments        

      • EchoLab Eclipse plus : (portable handheld DPOAE / TEOAE / ABR screener)

    • Maico Diagnostics         

        • ERO scan plus : Portable handheld DPOAE / TEOAE screener. Main characteristics: Performing screening and diagnostic testing with TE and / or DPOAE;  Fast automatic test with Pass/Refer and graphical test result display; Sharp, colored Organic LED Display; Direct evaluation via value and bar diagram; Up to 12 frequencies displayed within the device, DP up to 12 kHz; 5 DP / 2 TE protocols with user customizable parameters (diagnostic version); High noise immunity for operation in normal clinical environment; Lightweight, small earprobe Long life, rechargeable battery;  Bluetooth® communication .

        • ERO scan pro : OAE, Tympanometry and Ipsi Reflexes in one portable device. Main characteristics: OAE and Tympanometry are completed in as little as 20 seconds; 226 Hz and 1000 Hz Tymp probe tone<,  Upgradable to advanced diagnostic capabilities with key codes<, Customizable settings and protocols; Print to thermal paper, PDF or PC printer; Patient management database.

          • MB-11 Beraphone: Portable AABR device. Main characteristics: Fast and automatic ABR-screening, reliable results within seconds; Unique BERAphone® with integrated electrodes saving costs for disposables; CE-Chirp™ stimulus evoking a higher ABR than a Click stimulus; Automatic impedance check of the electrode skin contact; Tracking data export functionality; Stimulation level of 35 dBnHL. 

  • We have been informed that the technology rights of the Virtual 330 DPOAE equipment (designed exclusively for the Macintosh platform) have been purchased by Maico. 

  • Mimosa Acoustics

    • OtoStat : a portable handheld DPOAE, MEPA (middle ear reflectance assessment) screener. Main characteristics: Portable, handheld, touch screen;  With two taps, it is possible to test the middle and inner ear with a single probe; Tests completed in seconds; No startling pneumatic pressure;  Extended middle-ear test frequency range: 200 – 8,000 Hz; Newborn, infant, child, and adult normative regions;  Plug into a computer for extended analysis and reporting; Test the inner ear with distortion-product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs);  Test the middle ear with wideband acoustic immittance (MEPA); No annual calibration needed, reducing your costs and equipment down time;  Alerts you to poor probe ts and high noise.

    • HearID : a portable TEOAE, DPOAE, SFOAE, MEPA system. Main characteristics :diagnostic system offers different methods to assess middle-ear and inner-ear status. The HearID light-weight hardware combines state-of-the-art data collection electronics with the low-noise, high-sensitivity ER10C sound probe from Etymōtic Research. The Audio Processing Unit plugs into a standard USB 2 slot in a laptop computer. The HearID software provides instant, easy access to patient records, test history records, and the measurement modules. From this interface, multiple software measurement modules may be activated, depending on the testing needs. Available modules are : (i) MEPA clinical reflectance module; (ii) DPOAE module ; (iii) TEOAE module; (iv) SFOAE module-research option ; (v) Contralateral stimulation,  available for the TE and SF modules, and restricted to research users only.

  • NATUS ( ALGO, Biologic Systems, Zoth )     

        • AuDx, AuDX-II, AuDX-plus (Portable TEOAE DPOAE screeners and diagnostic systems)

        • Echo-screen III  : Portable TEOAE, DPOAE, ABR screener with a large touch-screen.

        • ABaerTM Automated ABR Screening System (AABR) with options for AOAE (DPOAE and/or TEOAE).
      • ALGO  family of screeners . The model 3i is the portable AABR screener while model 5 is the desktop version.


  • Neurosoft        

    • Neuro Audio Screen : TEOAE, DPOAE & ABR handheld screener. Main characteristics: Transient evoked otoacoustic emission (TEOAE) for hearing screening;  Distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) for hearing screening; Auditory brainstem response / brainstem evoked response audiometry (ABR / BERA) for in-depth screening; The device can be referred to diagnostic class because of the possibility to perform the techniques in expert mode;  The exams can be exported instantly to patient database of medical institution via Bluetooth; The test results can be printed on a portable or standard laser printer.

    • Neuro Audio : Complete clinical system, (AEP, ABR and OAE) intended for objective audiometry of newborns, children and adults. Main characteristics : Auditory brainstem response (ABR)/Brainstem; evoked response audiometry (BERA) (air and bone conduction) including EABR Auditory steady-state response; (ASSR) with possibility of simultaneous stimulation at 4 frequencies for both ears (multi-ASSR); Transient evoked otoacoustic emission (TEOAE); Distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE); Spontaneous otoacoustic emission (SOAE); Middle- and long-latency auditory evoked potentials (MLR, LLR/CAEP); Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMP); Pure tone audiometry (PTA) (air and bone conduction); Electrocochleography (ECochG); Cognitive evoked potentials (MMN, P300).

  • Otodynamics       

    • Echoport ILO288 -I/ II : Version is a TEOAE desktop screener . Vesrion II is a TEOAE  & DPOAE desktop screener.

    • Echoport ILO292-I / II : Version I is a desktop device with full range capabilities for all types of clinical OAEs , via a single probe. Tests available : TEOAE, DPOAE, SOAE, DP Growth and inter-comparison functions. The version II is a complete binaural 2-channel system.

    • Otoport series : A family of 5 handheld devices which can perform TEOAE, DPOAE , and AABR testing. The following pdf  document summarizes the characteristics and differences of the Otoport family of devices.

  • Path Medical        

    • Sentiero : A handheld 5th generation device (TEOAEs, DPOAEs, AABR, PTA) , offering hearing screening and diagnostic capabilities. The device is geared more towards the intervention phase of an EHDI program than in hearing screening.

    • Sentiero Advanced:  A handheld 5th generation device which combines Tone & speech Audiometry, TEOAE, DPOAE & ABR and ASSR.  The new diagnostic ABR and ASSR, is typically used for NHS conformational diagnostics, neurological diagnostics and objective threshold assessment.

    • Sentiero desktop :A portable device combining tone & speech Audiometry, TEOAE, DPOAE & tympanometry and auditory reflex testing.


          • For a comparison review on the DPOAE performance of the Audioscreener (Everest Biomedical), the AuDx(Biologic Corp), the EroScan (Etymotic Corp) and the ILO-92(Otodynamics) you might consult the following papers:

            Parthasarathy TK, Klostermann B.
            Similarities and differences in distortion-product otoacoustic emissions among four FDA-approved devices.
            J Am Acad Audiol. 2001 Sep;12(8):397-405. 

          • For a comparison review on the DPOAE performance of some older devices such as the Virtual 330, the Madsen Celesta, the Grason-Stadler 60, the Biologic's Scout and the Mimosa Cubdis you might consult the following paper:

            Hornsby B, Kelly T and Hall JW III (1996).
            Normative data for five FDA-approved distortion product OAE systems.
            Hear J. 49:39-46.