Nucleus® 7 SE Sound Processor

Combines proven hearing performance in noise and all the benefits of direct smartphone connectivity.*

Hear. Stream. Connect.

We understand how important it is to connect with loved ones, develop communication skills and reach your full potential. That's why the Nucleus® 7 SE Sound Processor combines proven hearing performance, particularly in noise1-4 and all the benefits of direct streaming from a compatible smartphone* so you can connect with your world with confidence.

Performance that matters

Whether in a noisy classroom or out with friends, you or your child can benefit from proven hearing performance technology that automatically adjusts to your environment providing clearer sound.2-4 The Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor features dual-microphones which work together to filter out background noise. This can help enhance your understanding of speech and provide optimal hearing comfort, particularly in noisy situations.2-4

Colour options

The Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor is available in five colours.



Directly stream educational resources and entertainment

We understand how important it is to connect with loved ones and participate in the activities you enjoy.

With the Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor you can directly stream rehabilitation, educational apps, music and more from a compatible Apple or Android™ device, without the need to add any attachments.

If you don't have a compatible smartphone or tablet, you can enjoy streaming calls and music wirelessly with the Cochlear Wireless Phone Clip.


Take control with the Nucleus Smart App

With the Nucleus Smart App you can monitor hearing progress, adjust sound processor settings and even locate a missing sound processor.

You can do all this with the Nucleus Smart App, designed for the Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor and compatible Apple or Android devices.

Peace of mind for parents

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"If he ever loses his processor... we can use the ‘find my processor’ feature and we’ll be able to locate it.”*1

- Candisha and Danny, Parents of Justin, Cochlear System recipient


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.

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

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* For compatibility information and devices visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility and resound.com/compatibility

** Nucleus 7 SE is dust-proof and splash-proof (IP57) and can be made water-proof (IP68) with a Cochlear water protection accessory. The Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor is protected against water to level IP57 of the International Standard IEC60529. This protection only applies when you use a Cochlear Standard Rechargeable Battery Module. The Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor with Aqua+ is dust and water resistant to level of IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529. Aqua+ can be continuously submerged under water to a depth of up to 3 metres for up to 2 hours. Refer to the relevant User Guide for more information.

^ The 'Coil off' data in the Hearing Tracker within the Nucleus Smart App is not available for Nucleus 22 implant recipients.

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The Nucleus 7 SE Sound Processor is compatible with Apple and Android devices. For compatibility information visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility.

The Nucleus Smart App is available on Apple App Store and Google Play. For compatibility information visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility.

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  2. Cochlear Limited. D1296247. CLTD 5620 Clinical Evaluation of Nucleus 7 Cochlear Implant System.
  3. Warren C, Nel E, Boyd P. Controlled comparative clinical trial of hearing benefit outcomes for users of the Cochlear™ Nucleus 7 Sound Processor with mobile connectivity. Cochlear Implants Int. (2019 May); 20(3):116– 126.
  4. Wolfe J,et al. Benefits of Adaptive Signal Processing in a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Sound Processor. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Aug;36(7):1181 90. [Sponsored by Cochlear].
  5. Cochlear Limited. D1760611. CP1001 and CP1002 Reliability and Characterization Mechanical Test Report. October 2020.
  6. Cochlear Limited. D1769014. CP1001 and CP1002 Processing Unit and CP1001 & CP1002 Aqua+ Accessory Environmental Design Verification Report. September 2020.
  7. Cochlear Limited. D1140877. Battery Life and Power Consumption Comparison between CP1000, CP900 Series and CP810 Sound Processors. October 2017.
  8. Razza S, et al. Evaluation of speech reception threshold in noise in young Cochlear Nucleus SYstem 6 implant recipients using two different digital remote microphone technologies and a speech enhancement sound processing algorithm. Int Journal Pediat Otorhinolaryngology, 2017; oct;103:71-75
  9. Jones. M, Hearing in Noise Benefit Using the Cochlear Mini Microphone 2+ with Nucleus Sound Processors, CI2017 Pediatric 15th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, San Francisco, CA. 2017; July