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Electronic Stethoscopes - CareTone

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Electronic Stethoscopes - Care Tone - Zoomed Out
Electronic Stethoscopes - Care Tone - Receive
Electronic Stethoscopes - Care Tone - Send
 
Manufacturer
American Telecare Inc.
Manufacturer Address
7640 Golden Triangle Inc.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Manufacturer Web Address
Distributor
American Telecare & GlobalMedia
Model Name
CareTone Ultra Digital Telephonic Stethoscope
List Price
$2695
Our Price
$2695
FDA Classification
Class II
CE/UL
UL
Power Supply
115 v AC, LED lit up when unit is plugged in.
Technical Support Options
Call customer and clinical services at 800-323-6667 or email infoati@americantelecare.com
Warranty
1 yr
Temperature Range Storage
-15°F - 140°F
Temperature Range Usage
-15°F - 140°F
Product Dimensions
1.4” x 2.6” x 9.3”
Weight
0.8 lbs
Battery Life
N/A
Battery Replacement Period
N/A
Low Battery Indicator
N/A
Digital or Amplifying or Both
Both
Amplification Amount
Signal strength is tested to -30dB
Output Options (Audio/USB/Serial)
Serial or RJ-45
Wireless/Bluetooth
N/A
Network Transfer Options
IP, VTC, Network or Phone Line
Frequency
Unavailable from manufacturer
Frequency Bell
20 – 250 Hz
Frequency Diaphragm
20 – 500 Hz
Frequency Extended
N/A
Ambient Noise Reduction
No
Replacement Parts
Available for purchase
Latex Free (Yes/No)
Yes
Diaphragm (Hardware/Electronic)
Electronic (Physical switch located on each unit)
Ear Tips/Headphones/Both
Headphones
Ear Tip Characteristics
N/A, detachable corded headphone set
Tubing Length
N/A, corded detachable chest piece
Volume Adjustment (Yes/No)
Yes, dial from minimum to maximum
Auto Off/Power Save Options
No, unit plugs and unplugs
Care/Cleaning/Maintenance
The stethoscope parts can be cleaned with mild soap and a cloth. The most sensitive and breakable part of the stethoscope is the chest piece, take care not to drop it.
Number of Parts
4 (Send Unit, Receive Unit, Headphones, Chest Piece)
Integrated Software Package (Capture/S&F/Analysis/Diagnosis)
No
Accompanying Software Name
N/A
Additional Hardware Features (Visual Waveform, SpO2, HR, Visual Indicators)
None
Carrying Case
No
Functional Aspects
Powering Up
Plug power cable into power input on both send and receive units. Unit turns on automatically when plugged in.
Power Indicator Light
Green LED located on the front of both Send and Receive units.
Type of On/Off Switch
None. Unable to independently power unit on and off.
Modes Available
Bell & Diaphragm
Changing Modes
Clearly labeled (B/D) physical toggle switch, only located on the receive unit. Unable to change mode on the send unit.
Changing Volume
Poorly labeled (no textual description, min/max graphical indicator present, knob has mark to indicate current volume level) located on the front of the Receive unit only. Unable to adjust volume on the send unit.
Mute Button
None
Auto Shut Off
None.
Powering Off
Unplug power cable from power input on both send and receive units. Power turns off automatically when unplugged. LED’s turn off.
Retained Settings
Both mode and volume will be retained unless physically changed by the end user while the unit is powered off.
Recording Options
None.
Does it Require Separate Send/Receive Unit
Yes. (Send & Receive)
Interface (how?, what mechanism)
Serial cable, 3.5mm audio (headphone output)
Pros
Designed for simplicity on the sending unit. Sending unit can be used as a standalone stethoscope without volume controls or frequency filtering.
Cons
Must use as a system, connected by serial cable. Audio signal obtained on the send unit is an unfiltered/un-volume adjusted signal.
Instructional Manual
Lacking information, inconsistencies noted. Lacking graphics. Uses unclear/undefined terminology.
PDF version available online
Yes

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