Blood Pressure Transducers (APT300)

Blood Pressure Transducers (APT300)

Inexpensive pressure transducer used to measure arterial blood pressures in all species, even on mice with a high heart rate.

  • Inexpensive, reliable and accurate
  • Low volume displacement
  • Suitable for virtually all arterial pressure applications
  • Easy to fill
  • Stopcocks included
  • Simple holder for rod mounting

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
73-3862 APT300 Pressure Transducer for PLUGSYS Modules (73-0065, 73-1793) or CTA Compact Transducer Ampllifier (73-4457)
73-3863 APT300 Pressure Transducer for Harvard Apparatus Transducer Interface (50-7970 or 50-7996)
73-3864 APT300 Pressure Transducer for Grass Amplifiers (please specify in detail type of amplifier to be used)
73-3865 APT300 Pressure Transducer for Gould 6600 Series (please specify in detail type of amplifier to be used)
73-3866 APT300 Pressure Transducer for ADInstruments Bridge Amp (77-0254, 77-0256)
73-4905 APT300 Pressure Transducer for Small Animal Physiological Monitoring System (75-1500, 75-1501)
73-3860 Replacement Cable with Contact Plate for PLUGSYS TAM Amplifier
73-3861 Replacement Transducer Head for APT300 Transducer
73-3868 Holder for APT300 Transducer, 8 mm Rod, Length 160 mm
73-3869 Holder for APT300 Transducer, 8 mm Rod, Length 75 mm
73-0566 Plexiglass Block Clamp for mounting 73-0562 Bar onto Lab Stand
73-0500 Lab Stand with Triangular Base Plate, 30 cm Rod Length (one block clamp included)
73-4479 Manual Pressure Calibrator, Range 0-300 mmHg
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This APT300 Transducer is an inexpensive pressure transducer which can be used to measure arterial blood pressures in all species, even on mice with a high heart rate. This transducer is typically used for arterial pressure measurement in vivo, perfusion pressures in isolated perfused organs such as heart or kidney, Isovolumetric Left Ventricular (using a balloon) pressures in isolated hearts from mice up to rabbits or pigs.

  • Inexpensive, reliable and accurate
  • Low volume displacement
  • Suitable for virtually all arterial pressure applications
  • Easy to fill
  • Stopcocks included
  • Simple holder for rod mounting

The APT300 Transducer consists of a contact plate with cable and the exchangeable transducer head, which can easily be replaced. Contact plates with cables for different amplifiers are available.

Compatible Amplifiers & Systems

Transducer Item # Transducer Compatible Amplifier
73-3862 APT300 for PLUGSYS  PLUGSYS Transducer Amplifier Modules 
(75-0065 or 75-1793) or Compact Transducer Amplifier (73-4457)
73-3863 APT300 for Harvard Apparatus Transducer Interface
 Harvard Apparatus Transducer Interface 
(50-7970 or 50-7996)
73-4905 APT300  for Small Animal Physiological Monitoring System
 Small Animal Physiological Monitoring System
(75-1500 or 75-1501)
73-3864 APT300 for Grass Amplifiers  Please specify in detail type of amplifier to be used
73-3865 APT300 for Gould 6600 Series  Please specify in detail type of amplifier to be used
73-3866 APT300 for ADInstruments Bridge Amp  ADI Bridge Amplifier (77-0254, 77-0256)
Specifications
Operating Pressure -300 to +300 mmHg
Overpressure 4000 mmHg
Sensitivity 5 µV/V/mmHg (±1%)
Temperature Coefficient 0.1%/°C
Zerodrift <0.2 mmHg/°C
Zero Offset <25 mmHg
Excitation Voltage 2 to 15 VDC (or AC up to 5 kHz)
Isolation Against Fluid >5,000 V
Operating Temperature 15° to 40°C
Storage Temperature -25° to 70°C
Volume Displacement <0.04 mm3 /100 mmHg
Output Impedance 365 Ω ±1%
Frequency Response >1 kHz
Cable Length 3 m (9.8 ft)
Certifications CE
DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION
manual_APT300.pdfArterial Blood Pressure Transducers (APT300) User's Manual