Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor


The Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor is the smallest and lightest1 behind-the-ear hearing solution, combining proven hearing performance2 with built-in connectivity featuring direct streaming with a compatible Apple® and Android™ device* without attaching anything to the sound processor


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This material is intended for health professionals. If you are a consumer, 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.

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The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is dust and water resistant to level of IP57 of the International Standard IEC60529. The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor with Aqua+ and Aqua+ Coil is dust and 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. The Aqua+ accessory should be used when participating in prolonged water activities. Refer to the relevant User Guides for more information.

It is recommended that SNR-NR, WNR and SCAN be made available to any recipient, ages 6 and older, who is able to 1) complete objective speech perception testing in quiet and noise in order to demonstrate and document performance and 2) report a preference for different program settings.

ForwardFocus can only be enabled by a hearing implant specialist. It should only be activated for users 12 years and older who are able to reliably provide feedback on sound quality and under-stand how to use the feature when moving to different or changing environments. It may be possible to have decreased speech understanding when using ForwardFocus in a quiet environment.

The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor uses the Cochlear Monitor Earphone Adaptor.

With compatible ReSound hearing aids. A list of compatible hearing aids is available at

*The Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor and the Nucleus Smart App are compatible with Apple and Android devices. For compatibility information visit


  1. Cochlear Ltd. D1190805 Sound Processor Size Comparison. 2020; March. Data on file
  2. Cochlear Limited. D1296247. CLTD 5620 Clinical Evaluation of Nucleus 7 Cochlear Implant System. 2017, Sept; Data on file.