I am having the opportunity the try the Skykey Wi Series and the Phonak Audeo S Smart IX. I’m using the SurfLink Media and Surflink Remote with the Starkeys and the iCom TV and remote with the Phonaks. The Phonak iCom is great for TV. I can hear music well and voices are very clear. I no longer need CC with the iCom TV. The Starkey Surflink is not so good. It’s better than without my HA’s but I still need CC to get a clear understanding of voices. The iCom technology is different and I can hear the TV in some of my other rooms, so the sound is not impeded by walls and the HA’s don’t have to be line-of-site with the transmitter. The Starkey is good at line-of-site but does not work when obstacles are in between the transmitter and HA’s. Starkey doesn’t need a neckloop but I don’t find that wearing the neckloop a big problem.
I am having a problem with the iCom and my cell phone. I have difficulty connecting a call even though I’m paired and voice quality is poor in my HA’s. I think this can be corrected with by the Audi.
Has anyone had similar experience with the Skykey Wi or Phonak iCom (Audeo S Series)?