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    ProSim 8


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Designed to make comprehensive patient monitor testing fast and easy, ProSim 8 Vital Signs Simulator offers total patient monitor quality and safety testing from non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP) static pressure linearity and dynamic pressure repeatability tests, EC13, ACLS ECG waveforms, and complete SpO2 testing from Nellcor and Nonin low perfusion to Masimo Rainbow SET SpO2 simulations. Featuring specialized stay-connected ECG posts to ensure secure lead connections and no-hassle ECG testing, ProSim 8 Vital Signs Simulator is the preferred patient simulator for patient monitor quality assurance and safety professionals.

The ProSim 8 combination cardiac rhythms/ACLS ECG arrhythmia simulator, fetal simulator, respiration simulator, temperature simulator, IBP and NIBP simulator and comprehensive SpO2 tester offers a wide range of medical simulation technologies in a single patient monitor testing tool. Wireless PC communication, customized presets, auto-sequences, barcode scanning, onboard memory, direct data capture, printing functions and single-step adjustability maximizes patient simulator testing productivity.


 All-in-one patient simulator 80 % smaller and 17 lbs/7.7 kilos lighter than single function simulator test tools  8-in-1 multifunction patient simulator is a combination ECG simulator, fetal simulator, arrhythmia simulator, respiration simulator, temperature simulator, IBP simulator, cardiac output simulator, cardiac catheterization simulator, NIBP simulator, SpO2 tester, and is the premier SpO2 simulator to test Rainbow multi-wavelength waveforms
 Stay-connected ECG posts for easy/secure ECG snap and lead connections
 Custom SpO2 r-curve for accurate testing of the latest and future oximetry technologies
 Static pressure linearity testing
 Repeatable NIBP simulation for dynamic pressure repeatability testing
 Physiologically synchronized pulses across all parameters
 Barcode scanning and direct data capture and printing functionality
 Onboard, customizable patient pre-sets and autosequences for fast/easy testing
 Multi-language user interface offers choice of language selection
 Integrated, easily-replaceable long-life battery
 Optional PC-interface software offers customizable procedures/checklists and automated data capture/storage
 Wireless communication for remote PC control of test device, as well as data transfer and automated regulatory reporting


Standard Accessories

 Operators manual
Battery Pack
 USB Cable
 IBP Cable, unterminated
 Adult Cuff Mandrel End Blocks
 Adult Cuff Mandrel Spacer Blocks
 Neonatal Cuff Mandrel
 Set of NIBP Cuff Adapters
 Power Supply
 Line Cord
 Carrying Case
Optional Accessories
General specifications
Operating: 10 C to 40 C (50 F to 104 F)
Storage: -20 C to +60 C (- 4 F to 140 F)


Humidity 10 % to 90 % non-condensing
Altitude 3,000 meters (9,843 ft)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.5 cm x 30.2 cm x 8.6 cm (5.7 in x 11.9 in x 3.4 in)
Display LCD color display
USB device upstream port Mini-B connector for control by a computer
USB host controller port Type A, 5 V output, 0.5 A max load. Connector for keyboard, barcode reader, and printer
Wireless IEEE 82.15.4 for control by a computer


Power Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
Battery charger: 100 V to 240 V input, 15 V/2.0 A output. For best performance, the battery charger should be connected to a properly-grounded ac receptacle
Battery life 9 hours (minimum), 100 NIBP cycles typical
Weight 1.87 kg (4.2 lb)
Safety standards EN/IEC 61010-1:2001
Certifications CE, CSA, C-TICK N10140 , RoHS
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) IEC 61326-1:2006

Detailed specifications
Normal-sinus-rhythm waveform
ECG Reference The ECG amplitudes specified are for Lead II (calibration), from the baseline to the peak of the R wave. All other leads are proportional.
Normal sinus rhythm 12-lead configuration with independent outputs referenced to right leg (RL) Output to 10 Universal ECG Jacks, color-coded to AHA and IEC standards.
High-level output 0.2 V/mV 5 % of the ECG amplitude setting available on a BNC connector
Amplitude 0.05 mV to 0.5 mV (0.05 mV steps); 0.5 mV to 5 mV (0.25 mV steps)
Amplitude accuracy (2 % of setting + 0.05 mV)
ECG Rate 10 BPM to 360 BPM in 1 BPM steps
Rate accuracy 1 % of setting
ECG Waveform selection Adult (80 ms) or neonatal (40 ms) QRS duration
ST-segment elevation Adult mode only. -0.8 mV to +0.8 mV (0.1 mV steps). Additional steps: + 0.05 mV and - 0.05 mV
Power-on default 60 BPM, 1.0 mV, adult QRS and ST-segment elevation of 0 mV
Pacer pulse
Amplitude 0 (off), 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 700 mV for lead II (reference lead)
Accuracy Reference lead II: (5 % setting + 0.2 mV)
All other leads: (10 % setting + 0.4 mV)


Pacer pulse width 0.1 ms, 0.2 ms, 0.5 ms, 1 ms, and 2 ms 5 %
Paced arrhythmias Atrial 80 BPM
Asynchronous 75 BPM
Demand with frequent sinus beats
Demand with occasional sinus beats
Atrio-ventricular sequential
Noncapture (one time)
Power-on default Amplitude 5 mV, width 1 ms, atrial waveform
Baseline NSR 80 BPM
PVC focus Left focus, standard timing (except where specified)
Supraventricular arrhythmia Atrial fibrillation (coarse or fine); atrial flutter; sinus arrhythmia; missed beat (one time); atrial tachycardia; paroxysmal atrial tachcardia; nodal rhythm; and supraventricular tachycardia
Premature arrhythmia Premature atrial contraction (PAC); premature nodal contraction (PNC); PVC1 left ventricular; PVC1 left ventricular, early; PVC1 left ventricular, R on T; PVC2 right ventricular; PVC2 right ventricular, early; PVC2 right ventricular, R on T; and multifocal PVCs
Ventricular arrhythmia PVCs 6, 12, or 24 per minute; frequent multifocal PVCs; bigeminy; trigeminy; multiple PVCs (one-time run of 2, 5, or 11 PVCs); mono-ventricular tachycardia (120 to 300 BPM in 5 BPM steps); poly-ventricular tachycardia (5 types); ventricular fibrillation (coarse or fine); and asystole
Conduction defect First-, second-, or third-degree heart block; and right- or left-bundle-branch block
Advanced cardiac life support
Shockable pulseless arrest rhythms Ventricular fibrillation (coarse), ventricular fibrillation (fine), unstable polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
Non-shockable pulseless arrest rhythms Asystole
Symptomatic bradycardia Sinus bradycardia (< 60 BPM)
2nd degree AV block, mobitz type I
2nd degree AV block, mobitz type II
Complete/3rd degree AV block
Right bundle branch block
Left bundle branch block
Symptomatic tachycardia: regular narrow-complex tachycardia (QRS < 0.12 seconds) Sinus tachycardia > 150 BPM
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Symptomatic tachycardia: regular wide-complex tachycardias (QRS > 0.12 seconds) Sinus tachycardia > 150 BPM
Supraventricular Tachycardia SVT with aberrancy
Irregular tachycardia Atrial fibrillation (coarse and fine), atrial flutter, unstable monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (120 BPM to 300 BPM), torsade de pointes/polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (long QT interval)


ECG Performance testing
Amplitude 0.05 mV to 0.5 mV (0.05 mV steps)
0.5 mV to 5 mV (0.25 mV steps)
Pulse wave 30 BPM, 60 BPM, with 60 ms pulse width
Square wave 0.125 Hz, 2 Hz, 2.5 Hz
Triangle wave 0.125 Hz, 2 Hz, 2.5 Hz
Sine wave 0.05 Hz, 0.5 Hz, 1, 2 Hz, 5 Hz, 10 Hz, 25 Hz, 30 Hz, 40 Hz, 50 Hz, 60 Hz, 100 Hz, and 150 Hz
R-wave detection
Waveform Triangular pulse
Rate 30 BPM, 60 BPM, 80 BPM, 120 BPM, 200 BPM, and 250 BPM
Width 8 ms to 20 ms in 2 ms steps, and 20 ms to 200 ms in 10 ms steps
Width accuracy (1 % of setting + 1 ms)


QRS detection
Widths 8 ms to 20 ms in 2 ms steps, and 20 ms to 200 ms in 10 ms steps
Width accuracy (1 % of setting + 1 ms)
Rate 30 BPM, 60 BPM, 80 BPM, 120 BPM, 200 BPM, and 250 BPM
R-Wave up slope 0.875 amplitude, 0.4375 x width
R-Wave down slope Full amplitude, 0.5 x width
S-Wave up slope 0.125 amplitude, 0.0625 x width


Tall T-wave rejection
Waveform QT Interval 350 ms
T-Wave width 180 ms
T-Wave shape sinewave
Amplitude 0 % to 150 % reference lead amplitude in 10 % steps
Rate 80 BPM


Rate accuracy 1 % of setting
Amplitute accuracy (2 % of setting + 0.05 mV)
ECG artifact
Type 50 Hz, 60 Hz, muscular, baseline wander, respiration
Size 25 %, 50 %, 100 % of the normal sinus R-Wave for each lead
Lead select All, RA, LL, LA, V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6
Fetal/Maternal ECG
Fetal heart rate (fixed) 60 BPM to 240 BPM in 1 BPM steps
Fetal heart rate (IUP) 140 BPM at beginning, then varies with pressure
Intrauterine-pressure waveforms Variable deceleration, early deceleration, late deceleration, and uniform acceleration
Wave duration 90 seconds, bell-shaped pressure curve, from 0 mmHg to 90 mmHg and returning to 0
IUP period 2 min, 3 min, or 5 minutes; and manual
Default settings FHR 120 BPM, uniform deceleration wave, manual
Invasive blood pressure
Channels 2, each independently settable with identical parameters and are individually electrically isolated from all other signals
Input/output impedance 300 O 10 %
Exciter input range 2 to 16 V peak
Exciter-input frequency range DC to 5000 Hz
Transducer sensitivity 5 (default) or 40 V/V/mmHg
Pressure accuracy (1 % of setting + 1 mmHg) accuracy guaranteed for dc excitation only
Static pressure - 10 to + 300 mmHg in 1 mmHg steps
Pressure units mmHg or Kpa
Dynamic waveforms
Types (default pressures Arterial (120/80)
Radial artery (120/80)
Left ventricle (120/00)
Right ventricle (25/00)
Pulmonary artery (25/10)
Pulmonary-artery wedge (10/2)
Right atrium (central venous or CVP) (15/10)
Pressure variability Systolic and diastolic pressures are independently variable in 1 mmHg steps


Swan-Ganz sequence Right atrium, right ventrical (RV), pulmonary artery (PA), pulmonary artery wedge (PAW)
Cardiac catheterization
Chambers Aortic, pulmonary valve, and mitral valve


Respiration artifact
Arterial, radial artery, and left ventricle 5 % to 10 % multiplication
Other 5 mmHg or 10 mmHg


BP output Circular DIN 5-Pin
Power-on default 0 mmHg
Rate 0 (OFF), 15 BrPM to 150 BrPM in 1 BrPM steps
Waves Normal or ventilated
Ratio (inspiration:expiration)
Normal 1:1, 1:2, 1:3, 1:4, 1:5
Ventilated 1:1


Impedance variations (? O) 0.00 O to 1.00 O in 0.05 O steps and 1 O to 5 O in 0.25 O steps
Accuracy delta (3 % of setting + 0.05 O)
Baseline 500 O, 1000 O (default), 1500 O, 2000 O, Leads I, II, III
Accuracy baseline 5 %
Respiration lead LA or LL (default)
Apnea selection 12 sec, 22 sec, or 32 seconds (one-time events), or continuous (Apnea ON = respiration OFF)
Power-on default 20 BrPM, delta 1.0 O
Temperature 30 C to 42.0 C in 0.5 C steps
Accuracy 0.4 C
Compatibility Yellow Springs, Inc. (YSI) Series 400 and 700
Output Circular DIN 4-Pin
Cardiac output
Catheter type Baxter Edwards, 93a-131-7f
Calibration coeffecient 0.542 (0 C injectate), 0.595 (24 C injectate)
Blood temperature 36 C (98.6 F) to 38 C (100.4 F) 2 % in 1 C steps
Injectate volume 10 cc
Injectate temperature 0 C or 24 C
Cardiac output 2.5, 5, 10 liters per minute 5 %
Faulty-injectate curve Waveform for simulation available
Left-to-right-shunt curve Waveform for simulation available
Calibrated pulse 1.5 for 1 second
Connector Circular DIN 7 pin
Power-on default 5 liters per minute, 0 C injectate, 37 C blood temperature
Non-invasive blood pressure
Pressure units mmHg or kPa
Manometer (pressure meter)
Range 10 mmHg to 400 mmHg
Resolution 0.1 mmHg
Accuracy (0.5 % reading + 0.5 mmHg)


Pressure source
Target pressure range 20 mmHg to 400 mmHg
Resolution 1 mmHg


NIBP Simulations
Pulse 2 mmHg max into 500 ml NIBP system
Volume of air moved 1.25 ml max
Simulations (systolic/diastolic [MAP]) Adult: 60/30 (40), 80/50 (60); 100/65 (77); 120/80 (93); 150/100 (117); and 200/150 (167) and 255/195 (215)
Neonatal: 35/15 (22); 60/30 (40); 80/50 (60); 100/65 (77); 120/80 (93) and 150/100
Pressure variability: systolic and diastolic pressures are variable by 1 mmHg
Repeatability Within 2 mmHg (at maximal pulse size independent of device under test)
Synchronization: normal Sinus heart rates: 30 BPM to 240 BPM Maximum rate at 1 ml: 240 BPM achievable with pulses up to 1 ml
Maximum rate at 1.25 ml: 180 BPM


Synchronization: arrhythmias Premature atrial contraction (PAC), premature ventricular contraction (PVC), atrial fibrillation, and missed beat
Leak test
Target pressure 20 to 400 mmHg
Elapse time 0:30 to 5:00 minutes: seconds in 30 second steps
Leakage rate 0 mmHg/minute to 200 mmHg/minute


Pressure relief test range

100 to 400 mmHg

SpO2 simulations (optional)
% O2
Range 30 % to 100 %
Resolution 1 %


% O2 accuracy
With oximeter manufacturer's R-curve Saturation within UUT specific range: (1 count + specified accuracy of the UUT)
Saturation outside UUT specific range: monotonic with unspecified accuracy
With Fluke Biomedical R-curves 91 % to 100 % (3 counts + specified accuracy of the UUT)
81 % to 90 % (5 counts + specified accuracy of the UUT)
71 % to 80 % (7 counts + specified accuracy of the UUT)
Below 7 % monotonic with unspecified accuracy


Heart rate 30 BPM to 300 BPM in 1 BPM steps. SpO2 simulation is synchronized with ECG rate delayed by 150 ms
Transmission: ratio of detector current to LED current, expressed in parts per million (ppm)
Range 0 ppm to 300.00 ppm
Resolution 0.01 ppm
Accuracy + 50 %/- 30 % for compatible monitors, unspecified for others. Selected by finger size and color: dark, thick finger, medium finger, light, thin finger, neonatal foot. The full range and resolution are available in the engineering mode


Range 0 % to 20.00 %
Resolution 0.01 %


Respiration Range: 0 % to 5 % of transmission
Resolution: 1 %
Rate: all ProSim respiration simulation settings
Ambient light Range: 0 to 5X transmitted light
Resolution: 1X
Frequency: DC, 50 Hz, 60 Hz, and 1 kHz to 10 kHz in 1 kHz steps


Masimo Rainbow technology Simulate Masimo Rainbow technology with an optional adapter supplied by Masimo that allows the ProSim two wavelength simulation to test the Rainbow multiple wavelength system
Compatible manufacturer products
With manufacturer R-curve Nellcor, Masimo, Nonin, and Nihon Khoden
With Fluke R-curve Mindray, GE-Ohmeda, Philips/HP, and BCI


Pre-Defined Simulations
Ventricular fibrillation
Monitor testing sequence
Medical training sequence
Oximeter testing sequence
Cardiac failure sequence
Arrhythmia sequence
Exercise sequence
Respiration sequence
NIBP testing sequence
IBP testing sequence
Temperature sequence

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