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Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor

A small and light1 sound processor that offers an enhanced hearing in noise2 with the pioneering SmartSound® iQ with SCAN technology.

Get more from your hearing

The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor comes in five colours, so you can choose the shade that best matches your preference.

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Pick your colour

The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor comes in five colours, so you can choose the shade that best matches your preference.

Colour

Nucleus 6 WhiteNucleus 6 BeigeNucleus 6 SmokeNucleus 6 MochaNucleus 6 Carbon

Taking the hard work out of hearing

"The [Nucleus] 6 has given me the greatest thing I’ve ever asked for: just to hear music coming from my daughter."*1

- Sue, Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 recipient

Confidence comes from clarity

"I use the Phone Clip. In a weird way, you don't notice it. It's what it should be."*1

- Sandy, Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Hybrid™ recipient

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Upgrading your device

If you're already a Cochlear customer and you'd like more information about upgrades, we're here to help.

Disclaimer

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 follow the directions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

For a full list of Cochlear’s trademarks, please visit our Terms of Use page.

*1 Views expressed are those of the individual. Consult your health professional to determine if you are a candidate for Cochlear technology.

* Please seek advice from your medical practitioner or health professional about treatments for hearing loss. They will be able to advise on a suitable solution for the hearing loss condition. All products should be used only as directed by your medical practitioner or health professional. Not all products are available in all countries.

** The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor with Aqua+ and Aqua+ Coil is water resistant to level IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529 when you use a Cochlear Standard Rechargeable Battery Module or Cochlear Compact Rechargeable Battery Module. Refer to the relevant User Guide for more information.

References 
  1. Cochlear Limited. D1190805 Processor Size Comparison, 2020 Mar. Data on file.

  2. Wolfe, J., et (2015). The Benefits of Adaptive Signal Processing in a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Sound Processor, Otology & Neurotology.

  3. Gifford R, Davis T, Sunderhaus L et al. Combined Electric and Acoustic Stimulation with Hearing Preservation: Effect of Cochlear Implant Low-Frequency Cutoff on Speech Understanding and Perceived Listening Difficulty. Ear Hear. (2017 Sep/Oct); 38(5):539-553.

  4. Mauger SJ, Warren CD, Knight MR, Goorevich M, Nel E, Clinical Evaluation of the Nucleus 6 cochlear implant system: Performance improvements with SmartSound iQ, Int J Audiol., 2014 Aug; 53(8): 564-576

  5. Wolfe J, Morais Duke M, Schafer E. Improving hearing performance in Cochlear Nucleus 6 users with True Wireless Accessories. Denver: Cochlear Americas; 2015.

  6. Martínez BZ, Fernández de Pinedo M, Rey J, Palicio I, Soriano-Reixach MM, Urreta I, Altuna Mariezcurena X, Phone Speech Recognition Improvement in Noisy Environment: Use of a Bluetooth Accessory, Ear Nose Throat J. 2019 Oct 9:145561319880384. doi: 10.1177/0145561319880384