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Electronic Stethoscopes - CMS VE

 CMS VE

 

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Manufacturer
CONTEC MEDICAL SYSTEMS CO., LTD
Manufacturer Address
No.24 Huanghe West Road
Economic and Technical Development Zone
Qinhuangdao,  CN-13  China  066004
Manufacturer Web Address
Distributor
Model Name
Visual Electronic Stethoscope CMS-VE
List Price
$159.99
Our Price
$119.99
FDA Classification
Not approved
CE/UL
CE
Power Supply
Mini USB, 4.2V rechargeable lithium battery. Working voltage 3.6V-4.2V DC
Technical Support Options
Contact warrant service agent at company.
Warranty
Yes, against parts and labor. Will not cover damage caused by dismantling by consumer. Term ?
Temperature Range Storage
-10°C - 50°C, relative humidity 10-95%
Temperature Range Usage
5°C - 40°C, relative humidity 20-80%
Product Dimensions
57mm(L)x32mm(W)x30mm(H)
Weight
50g
Battery Life
10 hours at normal temperature
Battery Replacement Period
When battery is full, if use is limited to less than 30 minutes or battery is not charging-replace battery. Replace battery every 6 months.
Low Battery Indicator
Yes. Graphical indicator located on the LCD screen.
Digital or Amplifying or Both
Amplifying
Amplification Amount
Up to 32x
Output Options (Audio/USB/Serial)
Audio via 3.5mm cable
Wireless/Bluetooth
None
Network Transfer Options
None
Frequency
20 – 20000Hz
Frequency Bell
20-230 Hz
Frequency Diaphragm
100-800 Hz
Frequency Extended
H&L 20-800 Hz
Ambient Noise Reduction
Unavailable from manufacturer
Replacement Parts
Can be purchased from manufacturer
Latex Free (Yes/No)
Yes
Diaphragm (Hardware/Electronic)
Electronic
Ear Tips/Headphones/Both
Headphones
Ear Tip Characteristics
Ear tip headphones included
Tubing Length
N/A
Volume Adjustment (Yes/No)
Yes, range 0-16.
Auto Off/Power Save Options
3 minutes from last button activation
Care/Cleaning/Maintenance
Before cleaning, switch off power. Do not use solvents on unit. Never clean with an abrasive such as steel wool or metal polish. Do not allow liquid to enter the product, and do not immerse any parts of the device into any liquids. After cleaning device surface, wipe the surface of the device with alcohol and dry surface. Do not attempt to sterilize the equipment by high temperature or high pressure steam sterilizing process. Do not use E-beam or gamma radiation sterilization or other methods. Recharge the battery when indicated on screen. Device needs to be calibrated once a year by a qualified technician. DO NOT use device in environment with flammable gas such as some ignitable anesthetic agents.
Number of Parts
2 (earphones & unit)
Integrated Software Package (Capture/S&F/Analysis/Diagnosis)
N/A
Accompanying Software Name
None
Additional Hardware Features (Visual Waveform, SpO2, HR, Visual Indicators)
Pulse ox monitor input, Visual indicator (EKG waveform, HR, SpO2)
Carrying Case
No. Lanyard included.
 
 
Functional Aspects
Powering Up
Press the On/ Off button.
Power Indicator Light
Full color LED screen located on unit.
Type of On/Off Switch
Single purpose button, clearly labeled. Located on front of unit.
Modes Available
Heart, Lung, H&L (wide)
Changing Modes
Press central button on top of the unit. Visual read out on the LCD changes. Button unclear.
Changing Volume
Press plus and minus button on the top of the unit. Visual read out on the LCD changes, clearly labeled as Volume. Range 0-16.
Mute Button
None
Auto Shut Off
None noted during testing, however product literature states 3 minutes after last button push.
Powering Off
Press the On/Off button. “Thanks for using” message upon power down on LCD monitor.
Retained Settings
Yes, both mode and volume. Clear visual indicator of mode and volume settings.
Recording Options
No
Does it Require Separate Send/Receive Unit
No
Interface (how?, what mechanism)
No
Pros
SpO2 feature unique and usable. LCD monitor clear and usable. This seems to be a consumer product suitable for home use. Visible EKG readout exists.
Cons
Difficult to place. Static sound interference painful to ears when moving unit. Diaphragm integrated into the unit, there is no chest piece. Included ear buds/headphones are poor quality. No auto shut off or power saving features. Heart rate visual display subject to random changes due to sensor movement. The only way to obtain reasonable heart tones is by using professional quality headphones.
Instruction Manual
Sections difficult to interpret.
PDF Version Available Online
 

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