Keeping your device in place

Discover the options for securing your sound processor to help you to focus on the activities you love. 

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What you'll find on this page

  • How to secure Cochlear™ Sound Processors.
  • How to secure Baha® sound processors.

Extra security when you need it

We design sound processors to be as comfortable and secure as possible no matter what you're doing.

But sometimes, you want reassurance that you won't lose them, especially during high-energy activities like skiing or playing football. Or maybe you're a parent who wants peace of mind that your child won't lose his or her sound processor.

Cochlear™ accessories can help keep your processor in place.

Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor options

Image of the accessories for the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor: 1. Snugfit, 2. Koala Clip, 3. Safety Cord, 4. Earhook

  1. Snugfit: for a firmer fit on the ear, especially for active adults and children. Available in three sizes.
  2. Koala Clip: clip-on retention for babies and younger children.
  3. Safety Cord: a convenient way to prevent losing a sound processor if it comes off your ear.
  4. Earhook: comfortably secures the sound processor to your ear.
  5. Cochlear™ Hugfit™: offers a comfortable wearing option for small ears, whilst providing carers easy access to controls and accessories.
  6. Cochlear Paediatric Headband: designed to help keep the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor more securely on your child's head.

Nucleus Kanso® 2 Sound Processor options

Image of the accessories for the Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor: 1. Alligator Clip with long safety line, 2. Hair Clip with short safety line

  1. Cochlear Safety Line Hair Clip: this connects to a Safety Line. It is a more discreet retention option.
  2. Cochlear Safety Lines: reduce the risk of losing your sound processor. They connect to the socket of your Kanso® 2 Sound Processor. Available in short, long and short loop variants
  3. The Cochlear Headband: has been designed to help keep the Kanso 2 Sound Processor more securely on your head. It can be worn with one or two Kanso 2 Sound Processors.

Baha® Sound Processor options

Image of the accessories for the Baha Sound Processor: 1. Alligator Clip with long safety line, 2. Earhook+, 3. Snugfit, 4. Litewear, 5. Mic Lock

Baha 5 SuperPower Sound Processor and the Baha 5 Power Sound Processor retention options include:

  1. Alligator Clip with long safety line: attaches to clothing to reduce the risk of losing your sound processor.*

Baha 5 SuperPower Sound Processor options include:

  1. Earhook+: secures the sound processor behind your ear in an under-the-ear configuration and comes in one adjustable size.

CP1000 Sound Processor options include:

  1. Snugfit: helps tighten the sound processor on the ear and comes in three sizes.
  2. LiteWear: improves comfort and reduces weight on the ear by wearing the sound processor on the body instead of behind the ear. Particularly beneficial for small children.
  3. Mic Lock: secures the sound processor on your ear with a light, clear band.

Disclaimer

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.

For a full list of Cochlear’s trademarks, please visit our Terms of Use page.

* Retention lines longer than the Safety Line (standard length) are not recommended for use by children as they may present a risk of strangulation.

Reference

  1. D1317599-1, MPO available to the patient, Cochlear Bone Anchored Solutions AB. NOV17.