Small and mighty
The Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor is the smallest and lightest2 behind-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor. It has built-in, advanced technology that provides direct audio streaming from a compatible Apple or Android™ device.
Colour options to match your personal style
The Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor comes in six colour options, so you can choose the shade that best matches your preference.
Take control with the Nucleus® Smart App
Adjust your settings across different environments. Monitor the status of your battery. Locate a missing sound processor.
You can do all this with the Nucleus® Smart App, designed for the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor and compatible Apple or Android devices.
Directly stream calls and entertainment
Stream phone calls, music, audio books, videos and more, directly to your Nucleus 7 Sound Processor from compatible Apple and Android devices.
If you don't have a compatible smartphone or tablet, you can stream calls and music wirelessly with the Cochlear™ Wireless Phone Clip.
Peace of mind for parents
"One of our favourite features of the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is the Smart App. It's come in handy for volume control and it's great to check battery life."*1
- Katy, mother of Cochlear™ Nucleus® recipient
Peace of mind with Find My Processor
Help locate your child's missing sound processor with the Nucleus Smart App.
Check your child's sound processor use
Use the Hearing Tracker feature for access to information about your child's hearing with the Nucleus Smart App.
Solutions for adventures
There are accessories that help sound processors stay in place and protected in different environments.
Hear more of life's beautiful sounds
"From the technology, it's amazing what kind of quality of life I've received back. It's incredible."*1
- Mathias, Cochlear™ Nucleus® recipient
Hear in different environments
In a quiet room or outside on a windy day, your sound processor will automatically adjust using SmartSound® iQ with SCAN.
Hear what's going on – no strings attached
Get rid of wires with Cochlear™ True Wireless™ technology, allowing you to focus on what's important rather than cables.
Take control of your hearing
Made for smartphones
Stream phone calls, music and more from a compatible Apple or Android device to your sound processor.
Support for a lifetime
Cochlear is your partner on your hearing journey. We have personalised tools and resources you may access at any time. We seek to provide a fast, convenient service, answer your questions, and help you get the most from your Cochlear device.
Upgrading to a Nucleus 7 System?
If you're already a Cochlear customer and you'd like more information about upgrades, we're here to help.
Want to learn more?
If you are interested in learning more about the Nucleus® system, we can send you a free information guide.
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.
*1 Views expressed are those of the individual. Consult your health professional to determine if you are a candidate for Cochlear technology.
* The Nucleus 7 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.
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The Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is compatible with Apple and Android devices. For compatibility information visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility.
The Nucleus Smart App is compatible with iPhone 5 (or later) and iPod 6th generation devices (or later) running iOS 10.0 or later. To use the Nucleus Smart App for Android, your device will need to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later and support Bluetooth 4.0 or later. For a list of verified devices visit https://www.nucleussmartapp.com/android.
The Cochlear Nucleus Smart App is available on App Store and Google Play. For compatibility information visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility.
- Apple Inc. ‘Compatible hearing devices’ [Internet]. Apple support. 2017 [cited 24 February 2017]. Available from: https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201466#compatible.
- Cochlear Limited D1190805. CP1000 Processor Size Comparison. 2020, Mar; Data on file.