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Upgrade to the Cochlear™ Kanso® 2 Sound Processor*

Upgrading has never been easier. Start your journey towards a discreet, light and comfortable off-the-ear hearing experience today.

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Connect with what you love

The Kanso 2 Sound Processor helps you connect with the people you love and the world you live in. Directly stream calls, music and entertainment from your compatible Apple or Android™ device.+

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Focus on what’s important

The Kanso 2 Sound Processor features our latest and most advanced technology to help you experience clearer sound, even in challenging and noisy environments.[1-4]

Wherever life takes you

Small and light, with a powerful built-in rechargeable battery and the highest water-resistance rating available^, the Kanso 2 Sound Processor can help you enjoy your lifestyle, all day every day. [5-7]

Your Kanso 2 upgrade kit

Kit includes:

  • 1 Sound Processor
  • 2 Magnets
  • 1 Retention Accessories
  • 1 Home Charger
  • 1 CR310 Remote Control
  • 1 Microfibre cloth
  • 1 Screwdriver and brush
  • 1 SoftWear Pads (pack of 5)
  • 1 Socket Cover
  • 1 Charger Plug Pack 
  • 2 Microphone Covers

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.

*The Kanso 2 Sound Processor is compatible with Nucleus Profile Series, CI500 Series CI24RE (Freedom) Series, CI24R Implants. The Kanso Sound Processor is not compatible with the Nucleus® 22 (N22) Implant.

+The Kanso 2 Sound Processor is compatible with Apple and Android devices. For compatibility information visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility

^The Kanso 2 Sound Processor with Aqua+ is dust and water resistant to level of IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529 and can be continuously submerged under water to a depth of up to 3 metres for up to 2 hours. Refer to the relevant User Guides for more 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.


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  1. Mauger SJ, et al. Clinical evaluation of the Nucleus 6 cochlear implant system: performance improvements with SmartSound iQ. International Journal Of Audiology. 2014, Aug; 53(8): 564-576. [Sponsored by Cochlear]. 
  2. Mauger SJ, et al. Clinical outcomes with the Kanso off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor. Int J Audiol. Published online 09 Jan 2017 (DOI:10.1080/14992027.2016.1265156) 
  3. Processing in a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Sound Processor. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Aug;36(7):1181-90. 
  4. Cochlear Ltd. D1660797. CP1150 Sound Processor Interim Clinical Investigation Report. 2020; Jan.
  5. Cochlear Limited. D1190805 Sound Processor Size Comparison. 2021; March.
  6. Cochlear Limited. D1710313 CP1150 Battery Life Coverage Technical Report. 2020; March.
  7. D1671736, CP1150 IEC60529 Ingress Protection Test Report IP68.