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Upgrade to the Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor

Experience smartphone connectivity in a smaller and lighter behind-the-ear hearing solution [1]. Combining added comfort with advanced sound processing technologies, you can enjoy a full, active day with up to 50% longer battery life*. [2,3]

Connect like never before

Connect with the people you love and the world around you from a compatible§ Apple or Android™ device. Enjoy movies, TV shows and music, and make calls with audio streamed directly to your processor.

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Hear better in noise

Whether you’re at work, in a busy café or other noisy place, simply switch on ForwardFocus° through the Nucleus® Smart App to decrease background noise and help you focus on the face-to-face conversation.[4]

Adapt to new environments

SmartSound® iQ with SCAN^ technology is designed to help you hear your best in any situation. By capturing sound and automatically adapting to your environment, you won’t need to make any manual adjustments. [5-8]

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Your Nucleus 7 upgrade kit

Kit includes:

  • 1 Nucleus 7 Sound Processor
  • 1 Nucleus 7 Earhook
  • 2 Nucleus 7 Slimline Coil
  • 1 Nucleus 7 Magnet
  • 1 Microphone Covers (pack of 2)
  • 1 Nucleus 7 Battery Cover
  • 1 Nucleus 7 Battery Holder (1 per tray)
  • 2 Nucleus Rechargeable Battery
  • 1 Retention Accessories

  • 1 Cochlear Remote Control (CR310)
  • 1 Power One Implant Plus p675 Mercury Free Battery (pack of 6)
  • 1 Nucleus 7 Y Battery Charger
  • 1 Nucleus 7 Charger Plug Pack
  • 1 Storage Case
  • 1 Drying Capsule
  • 1 Breeze by Dry & Store
  • 1 Dry Brik by Dry & Store

How to upgrade


Log in to your Cochlear account

Log in and review your sound processor options.


Select your sound processor

Nucleus® customers can choose between the Nucleus 7 and Kanso 2 Sound Processors. 

Baha customers can upgrade to the latest Baha 6 Max Sound Processor.


Select your options

Answer a few questions and select your preferred funding option.


Finalise your request

A customer service representative will call you to process your request and answer any questions.

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* Excluding Nucleus 22 implant recipients.

§ The Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is compatible with Apple and Android devices. For compatibility information visit

° ForwardFocus is a clinician-enabled, user-controlled feature.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Cochlear Limited is under license.

Apple, the Apple logo, FaceTime, Made for iPad logo, Made for iPhone logo, Made for iPod logo, iPhone, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Android is a trademark of Google LLC. The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License. Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.

In Australia, Cochlear™ Nucleus® implant systems are intended for the treatment of moderately severe to profound hearing loss.


Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

Prior to placing an order for a sound processor, ensure you have consulted a health professional to confirm that the sound processor is right for you and ensure you seek assistance from a health professional if you sound processor needs to be adjusted.


  1. Cochlear Limited. D1190805. Processor Size Comparison. 2021, Mar; Data on File.
  2. Cochlear Limited. D1296247. CLTD 5620Clinical Evaluation of Nucleus 7 Cochlear Implant System. 2017, Sept; Data on file.
  3. Cochlear Limited. D1140877. Battery Life and Power Consumption Comparison between CP1000, CP900 Series and CP810 Sound Processors. March 2017.
  4. Cochlear Limited. D1376556. Acceptance and Performance with the Nucleus 7 Cochlear Implant System with Adult Recipients. January 2020.
  5. Cochlear Limited. D1296247. CLTD 5620Clinical Evaluation of Nucleus 7 Cochlear Implant System. 2017, Sept; Data on file.
  6. Mauger SJ, Warren C, Knight M, Goorevich M, Nel E. Clinical evaluation of the Nucleus 6 cochlear implant system: performance improvements with SmartSound iQ. International Journey Of Audiology. 2014, Aug; 53(8): 564-576. [Sponsored by Cochlear].
  7. Mauger S, Jones M, Nel E, Del Dot J. Clinical outcomes with the Kanso™ off- the-ear cochlear implant sound processor. International Journal Of Audiology. 2017, Jan 9; 1-10. [Sponsored by Cochlear].
  8. Wolfe J, Parkinson A, Schafer E, Gilden J, Rehwinkel K, Gannaway S, et al. Benefit of a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Processor With Dual- Microphone Beamforming: A Multi-Center Study. Otology And Neurotology. 2012; 33(4): 553-560. [Sponsored by Cochlear].