Cochlear presents cochlear nucleus water cover cochlear implant systems allow children and adults with severe to profound hearing loss to complete deafness access to the world of hearing. But with the CI system can also bathe or swim this desire of many CI-carrier was previously considered unattainable. Now, cochlear presents the world’s only water protection cover for a behind-the ear sound processor. The cochlear nucleus water cover waterproof completes processor and coil of the CI system and is worn behind the ear. Makers of cochlear nucleus 5 sound processor with battery can enjoy thanks to this protective cover the bathing or swimming now also listening. In the water cover is a transparent, waterproof disposable plastic bag with snap, which can absorb the nucleus 5 sound processor with coil and coil cable and is worn behind the ear”, explains Frederec LAU, head of marketing of the cochlear Germany GmbH & co. KG. The carrier sets the sound processor with coil in the bag and seal it.
Then as usual, he can wear him behind the ear. Intensive sporting activities are planned, a swimming CAP and goggles or a safety line should provide additional support.” The water protective cover protects the sound processor up to a depth of four meters, and for a period of up to two hours – according to requirements to protection class IP68. The sound performance is not affected by the case. She can be used in any skin-friendly water, in salt, sweet or soapy water in the bathtub, in the swimming pool, while swimming in the sea. The water cover is 5 sound processors with cochlear nucleus compatible”, so once again Frederec LAU. Please note however, is that the case only at use of rechargeable batteries can be used.” The water cover in 5-packs for the price of 20 euros per pack are available.