Neptune™, the first and only SWIMMABLE sound processor in the world features the industry’s only freestyle™ design for the freedom to choose your wearing style without compromising performance.


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Advanced Waterproof Technology

  • Splash, soak, swim, surf, snorkel!
  • Hear and communicate at pools, oceans, lakes, and rivers.
  • Bond during bath time.
  • Sing in the shower.
  • Enjoy safety and peace of mind that come with hearing in the water.

AquaMic and Universal Headpiece

  • Waterproof AquaMic headpiece for swimming and bathing
  • Low-profile Universal Headpiece (UHP) for daily use

Stylish & Discreet Freestyle Design

  • Small and lightweight
  • Chic, modern freestyle™ design inspired by consumer electronics
  • Fashion-forward colors
  • Flexible styling for your lifestyle
  • Comfort and beauty of nothing on the ear
  • Show it off…or tuck it away discreetly

T-Comm Accessory

  • Lightweight accessory—compatible with the Neptune™ sound processor
  • Delivers the natural microphone placement of the patented T-Mic™
  • Offers easy connectivity with the T-Mic that lets you wirelessly use earbuds, headphones, cell phones, and other popular audio devices
  • Features a built-in T-coil, which picks up sound if you have a compatible telephone, neckloop, or other accessory

Flexible Wearing Accessories

  • Clip
  • Pouch
  • Lanyard
  • Headband
  • Swim cap
  • Armband

Strength in Performance

Neptune delivers AB’s advanced sound processing strategies to help recipients:

  • Hear speech clearly in noisy settings with AB’s groundbreaking ClearVoice™* technology
  • Enjoy the complexities of music HiRes Fidelity 120™*
  • Listen with less effort with AutoSound™, which adapts automatically to surroundings without adjusting controls


*Not approved for pediatric patients in the United States.

Easy Useability

  • Full day of listening with rechargeable and disposable batteries
  • Tactile controls
  • IntelliLink™ safety feature to prevent bilateral mismatches
  • Visual and acoustic indicators
  • Easy connectivity to FM and audio devices
  • Full compatibility with Phonak's next-generation FM technology platform, Dynamic FM
  • Easy Grip battery cover makes changing batteries quick and simple


Rechargeable & Disposable Batteries

  • Powered by one rechargeable or disposable AAA battery
  • Cost-effective rechargeable batteries for up to 21 hours of battery life
  • Convenient disposable batteries for up to 30 hours of battery life

Neptune Connect Controls

  • Removable controls for waterproof, childproof wearing configuration
  • Instant access to FM and audio devices
  • Listening check capability of headpiece, microphone or FM input


Robust Durability

Robust, reliable design for:

  • All weather
  • All sports
  • All terrain
  • All ages
  • All lifestyles


Neptune Compatibility

Neptune is compatible with CII and HiRes 90K implants, the AquaMic and Universal Headpiece, removable color covers and caps, as well as numerous accessories, including a clip, harness, pouch, armband, headband, lanyard, and cases. Neptune is not compatible with C1 implants at this time. AB remains committed to C1 implant recipients and will continue to develop products to improve their hearing. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.

NEPTUNE: a whole new way to hear...

“The Neptune has changed our lives in that the past 10 years we have not had the opportunity to communicate to Kaelan in the water. It has just made a really positive change for everybody in our family. And I think it has really impacted us in a great way.”


Kristi Fulford, mother of Kaelen, AB recipient



Advanced Bionics Product Satisfaction Survey. 2012.





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