Oticon Opn Batteries

Estimated Battery Life for Rechargeable Silver Zinc batteries in Oticon Opn miniRITE
  • No Streaming: 18-19.5 hours of battery life.
  • 90 minutes of iPhone streaming: 16-17 hours of battery life.
  • 4 hours of TV streaming & 1 hour of iPhone streaming: 15-16 hours of battery life.
Cost Comparison to disposable batteries: 
  • Replaceable Zinc Air batteries provide approximately 1 week of battery life (approximately 125 hours)
  • Our batteries cost $0.375 per battery (when 2 boxes are purchased at one time)
  • That comes out to approximately $40 per year to power 2 hearing aids.
  • The silver-zinc rechargeable battery has to be replaced approximately once per year ($25 each).
  • Over a 5-year life, the rechargeable feature will cost approximately $90 per year
Conclusions:
  • Disposable batteries are more cost effective ($40/year versus approximately $90/year).
  • Rechargeable batteries may be more convenient for most patients...and are preferred for patients with tremors or dexterity issues.
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