Why You Should Upgrade to the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor

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Upgrade to the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor with true wireless capability designed to help you hear better and live simpler.1


4 Reasons to Upgrade:

  • Use True Wireless - have a better hearing experience by streaming conversations, phone calls, or your favorite TV shows directly to your sound processor.
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  • Small and Discreet Design – the Nucleus 6 Sound Processor has an ultra-compact design making it the smallest Nucleus® Sound Processor available.2
N6 - Upgrades - Features - Discreet Design
  • Adapt to any Sound Environment – SmartSound® iQ (SSiQ) Technology3 uses dual microphones to zoom in on preferred sounds, such as speech, and filter out surrounding noise. In a multi-center study, upgrade patients demonstrated up to 77 percentage point improvement automatically with SmartSound iQ.4,5
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  • Swim Underwater – you can now swim underwater with no cords and no big enclosures. Use with the Nucleus® Aqua+ for the highest water resistance rating available from Cochlear.6
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  1. The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor is compatible with the Nucleus 22 System (N22), Nucleus 24 System (N24), Nucleus Freedom System (CI24RE) and Nucleus 5 System (CI422 and CI500 Series) Implants.
  2. When comparing the CP920 with Compact Rechargeable Battery configuration with the Nucleus Freedom Sound Processor with the 3-zinc air Standard Controller.
  3. It is recommended that SNR-NR, WNR, and SCAN be made available to any recipient ages 6 years and older, who is able to 1) complete objective speech perception testing in quiet and noise in order to determine and document performance 2) report a preference for different program settings.
  4. Wolfe, J., et al (2015). The Benefits of Adaptive Signal Processing in a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Sound Processor, Otology & Neurotology. (In press). Average Improvement: 27 Percentage Points.
  5. Investigation of Nucleus 6 Sound Processing Input Processing in Cochlear Implant Recipients, IDE G130246 Clinical Investigation Report. September 30, 2014. 37.5 Percentage Point Improvement.
  6. The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor with the Aqua+ is water resistant to level IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529. This water protection only applies when you use the Aqua+ and rechargeable batteries. Not compatible with the acoustic component.