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Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor

A small and light sound processor that delivers seamless connectivity and enhanced hearing performance.1

Adults and children can get the most from their hearing

The Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor includes SmartSound® iQ with SCAN technology, a feature that helps adults and children understand speech1 so they can focus on what’s being said. 



Choice of colour

The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor comes in five colours, so adults and children can choose the shade that best matches their preference.


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."

- Sue G, Cochlear™ implant 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."

- Sandy B, Cochlear™ implant recipient


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

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* 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.

  1. 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.