The Nucleus® Kanso® Sound Processor is the world's smallest and lightest1 off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor.
It's the only off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor with two microphones. Just press a single on/off button and let the advanced technology take over.
Discreet and comfortable, the Kanso sound processor helps adults and children hear, which can help them enjoy life with confidence
Colour options to match personal style
The Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor comes in eight colours, so adults and children can choose the shade that best matches their preference.
Hear well everywhere, every day
“Kanso is really a great processor…before I used to keep asking my teacher, ‘Will you please repeat?’, but with Kanso, I am able to listen to everything so clearly.”
- Bhagyashree, Cochlear™ implant recipient
Filter out background noise
Two synchronised microphones helps filter background noise so adults and children may hear better in noisy environments.
Hear well in any environment
Capture every moment — in a quiet room or outside on a windy day, the device will automatically adjust using SmartSound® iQ with SCAN.
Bring sound closer – no strings attached
Cochlear™ True Wireless™ devices help free adults and children (and their hands) to focus less on physically connecting to electronic devices and more on what’s important, such as understanding speech over distance and connecting with people.
Peace of mind for parents
“He is proactive in everything, be it cricket or participating in other activities in school or swimming.”
- Rakesh, father of Sparsh, a bilateral CochlearTM recipient
Made for a child's active lifestyle
Run, swim and jump around — choose accessories that help the sound processor stay in place and protected.
Parents can track their child's hearing
An audiologist can view detailed usage information — such as hours per day the implants are on — to make programming adjustments.
Support for a lifetime
Upgrading a device
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This material is intended for health professionals. If you are a consumer, 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.
Views expressed are those of the individual. Consult your health professional to determine if you are a candidate for Cochlear technology.
* The Kanso Sound Processor with Aqua+ is water resistant to level IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529 when used with LR44 alkaline or nickel metal hydride disposable batteries. Refer to the relevant User Guide for more information.
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- Cochlear Limited. D1190805. CP1000 Processor Size Comparison. 2019, Apr; Data on file.