Kanso® Sound Processor — the smart, simple and discreet hearing solution from Cochlear™.


About Nucleus® Kanso®

The Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor sits snugly against the head, not behind the ear, giving you off-the-ear freedom. It's so small and comfortable you may even forget you are wearing it!

The Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor is the only off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor that uses two microphones1 - so you can access sounds from all around you and connect with loved ones with more confidence.

What this means for you



Exclusive technologies that optimise hearing in changing, challenging environments



Truly wireless solutions conveniently stream sound to the processor, no wires attached



Off-the-ear freedom and comfort from the smallest and lightest cochlear implant sound processor of its kind on the market2

DISCREET off-the-ear freedom

Designed for off-the-ear freedom and comfort, the Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor lets you enjoy life with confidence.

It is the smallest and lightest off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor available2. You can even forget you're wearing it.

SMART technologies

The Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor is the world's only off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor that has two microphones1 to access sound from all around you. With two microphones accessing sound you can get better hearing performance in noise3, compared with a single microphone. This makes recognising speech in noisy situation especially easier, bringing you closer to your loved ones.

A range to match your hair colour

Choose the colour of your Kanso for the perfect blend. Try Kanso on with our online tool.

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SIMPLE solutions to true wireless connectivity

The Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor is compatible with Cochlear's True Wireless™ devices.

With no need for neckloops or extra wiring, Cochlear True Wireless technology helps you enjoy clearer sound with less interference. You can stay connected to family and friends as you stream calls, listen to music or hear sounds coming from your television more clearly4.


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Kanso is the discreet hearing solution like no other

Kanso, discover the joy of hearing

"Since having the Kanso, I feel a lot more confident. I'm not self-conscious and life is easy again. I love everything about it." – Alison V, Kanso recipient since 2015

A moment of joy discovered by Kanso.

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