Breakthrough in micro-chip technology

Delivering breakthrough hearing performance

Microchip technology

Nucleus 6 is powered by a new, custom-designed chip - five times more powerful than the market leading Nucleus® 5 System chip, enabling a range of automated sound technologies and wireless capabilities - with the capacity for so much more.


5x processing power delivering:

  • The Nucleus 6 System is the only implantable hearing solution with SmartSound iQ, the world's most intelligent and fully automated sound management system.

  • The processing power of the new chip inside Nucleus 6 creates exciting new opportunities in device connectivity. The system has already been designed to take advantage of future wireless technology.

  • Nucleus 6 is capable of operating as both a hearing aid and a cochlear implant system simultaneously and seamlessly.



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