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The complete choice for diagnostic and screening
Otoacoustic Emissions testing.

  • Distortion Product OAE
  • Research Options
  • Hardware Platforms
  • Downloads

From fast screening to full diagnostic

The easy-to-use SmartOAE is powerful enough for the most demanding applications. It can be set up quickly to perform a simple screening, or a full detailed diagnostic. SmartOAE features include:

  • Automatic probe fit check.
  • In-ear calibration.
  • Easy to interpret DP-Grams.
  • Recordings clearly marked as Pass or Refer.
  • Normative data.

Research Options

SmartOAE includes many features for research purposes:

  • High Frequency up to 16kHz for human subjects.
  • High Frequency up to 32kHz for animal subjects.
  • Input/Output function (DP-IO).
  • DPOAE Scripting.

Research options may have restrictions for use on human subjects based on your location. Please contact us for additional details.

Hardware Platforms

USB Lite, USB Jr. and USB Box

SmartOAE can be used with any of our hardware platforms. Refer to the table below for details about the available capabilities for each platform. If you need additional information, please contact us.

USB Lite
  Screening DPOAE
  Diagnostic DPOAE
  DP I/O Function1  
  High Frequency1    
Stimulator Options
  10D OAE Probe
  10B+ OAE Microphone2    

1 Research use and/or limited clinical availability
2 Requires the use of an external stimulator



SmartOAE Product Brochure
Download the brochure for additional information about the SmartDPOAE product capabilities; and the acquisition of screening and diagnostic distortion product otoacoustic emissions.


Hardware Specifications

Universal Smart Box platform
Download the specifications sheet for additional information about the USB hardware platform and its capabilities in the acquisition of auditory, somatosensory, and other evoked potentials.

Duet platform
Download the full brochure for additional information about the Duet hardware platform and its capabilities in the acquisition of otoacoustic emissions and evoked potentials.

Universal Smart Box Lite platform
Download the specifications sheet for additional information about the USBLite hardware platform and its capabilities in the acquisition of auditory evoked potentials.


SmartOAE Application Notes

OAE Acquisition workflow in SmartDPOAE and SmartTrOAE
This application note reviews the basic workflow to follow when acquiring OAE responses, including guidelines for probe placement and noise reduction, using the SmartDPOAE or SmartTrOAE software.

Acquiring Distortion Product OAE with SmartOAE
This application note reviews the basic principles of acquiring distortion product otoacoustic emissions. It also contains the standard recommended settings for acquiring DPOAE recordings using SmartOAE.

DPOAE Testing with 10B+ and HF Transducers
SmartDPOAE systems with the high frequency option installed need some extra considerations when performing testing at high frequencies. High Frequency testing has shown to be useful when considering an average of several tests on a single animal or when comparing populations of two different animal groups, such as when researching ototoxicity effects of drugs and genetic defect effects.

Exporting Data from SmartOAE
Click stimulation only gives you a general representation of neural synchrony. To get more frequency specific information it is necessary to use tone burst stimulation. This note is an add-on to the Click ABR application note.


Related Documents

High Frequency Transducer calibration in animal ears
The cavity size of animal ears vary greatly. In order to achieve accurate recordings when doing animal research, the calibration needs to be adjusted to reflect the size of the cavity for the particular species.