What you will find on this page
- Learn more about the retention options for Nucleus® Sound Processors
- Find out what retention options are available for Baha® Sound Processors
Extra security if you need it.
Cochlear™ Sound Processors are designed to fit comfortably and securely no matter what you're doing. But if you want extra reassurance when you're being more active or adventurous, Cochlear offers you or your child some accessories to help keep the sound processor in place.
"During gymnastics, she would wear a Hugfit™ which helped secure the sound processor on. This year has been a very successful one and she aims to reach as high as she can in gymnastics.”
-Aimee C. -Nucleus® recipient
Options for Nucleus 7 Sound Processor
We provide retention options to help keep the sound processor securely on your head, especially during physical activities and sports. The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor has retention options for adults and children that include:
Snugfit — helps tighten the sound processor on the ear, especially for active adults and children. The Snugfit comes in three convenient sizes to fit your ear (small, medium and large).
Hugfit — helps secure the sound processor on even the smallest of ears with a soft, flexible tube. The Hugfit is available in three sizes including small, extra small and extra extra small to suit small ears.
Koala Clip — clip-on retention device for babies and younger children.
Safety Cord — provides a convenient way to ensure your sound processor doesn’t get lost if it comes off your ear.
Earhooks — comfortably secures the sound processor to your ear.
Pediatric Headband — an optional accessory that holds your Nucleus 7 Sound Processor in place.
Options for Kanso® Sound Processor
The Kanso Sound Processor has retention options for adults and children that include:
Long Safety Line with Alligator Clip — can attach to your clothing, reducing risk of losing your sound processor.*
Short Safety Line with Hair Clip — a more discreet retention option that clips onto your hair.
Cochlear Headband — an optional accessory that holds the Kanso Sound Processor in place.
Options for Baha® Sound Processors
The Baha 5 Sound Processor and the Baha 5 Power Sound Processor retention options include:
- Long Safety Line with Alligator Clip — can attach to your clothing*
The Baha® 5 SuperPower Sound Processor options include:
Earhook+ — secures the sound processing unit in place behind your ear in an under the ear configuration. The Earhook+ comes in one size and is adjustable.
Snugfit — helps to tighten the sound processor on the ear. The Snugfit comes in three convenient sizes to fit your ear (small, medium and large).
Litewear™ — provides more comfort and less weight on the ear by having the sound processor worn on the body instead of behind the ear. This is particularly beneficial for small children.
Mic Lock — this secures the sound processor comfortably on your ear with a light, clear band.