Child swimming underwater with Cochlear implant

Nucleus® water-safe accessories

Dive into life. Fun in and around water is easy to enjoy with Aqua+ and the Nucleus® sound processor.

Make a splash with Aqua+

Whether swimming in the ocean, jumping into the pool or soaking in the bath, adults and children want their sound processor to be safe.

Our latest Nucleus® sound processors are splash-proof, dust-proof and water resistant.*

And with the Aqua+ silicone sleeve, the sound processor becomes waterproof and swimmable* as well.

Water protection for your favourite activities

"... I'm able to take swimming lessons. I can hear my instructor underwater. Not only is it allowing me to achieve my goal that I’ve had for almost seven decades, but I’m enjoying it very much.

- Mary Grace, Cochlear™ implant recipient 

M image

Available for our Nucleus® 7, Nucleus® 8 and Kanso® 2 Sound Processors*,#

  • Aqua+ solutions are available for both behind the ear and off the ear sound processors.
  • Transforms the sound processor into a water-resistant hearing device.
  • Offers protection in water up to three metres deep for two hours.
  • Swimming underwater, snorkeling or surfing with added peace of mind.
  • Flexible watertight housing encases and protects the sound processor.
  • Water-resistant coil connects the Nucleus 8 Sound Processor within the sleeve.^

Disclaimer

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 instructions 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.

* The Cochlear Nucleus 8 Sound Processor with Aqua+ is dust and water resistant to level IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529. The Nucleus 8 Sound Processor with 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 Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is dust and water resistant to level of IP57 of the International Standard IEC60529. The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor with Aqua+ and Aqua+ Coil is dust and 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.

^ Some models of Aqua+ accessories require the ear hook to be removed before inserting the sound processor into the accessory. Please consult the instructions for use for more information.

# The Cochlear Nucleus 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 Guide for more information.