Oximeter Pod

Oximeter Pod

The Oximeter Pod is designed to allow non-invasive measurement of blood oxygen saturation (SpO₂) using a suitable Animal-Clip or Tail-Wrap transducer. The Oximeter Pod will produce a direct saturation reading between 70 and 100% without the need to perform any other scaling. It can display a photo plethysmograph pulse signal.

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
77-0110 Animal Oximeter Pod with Animal Clip (ML325/AC)
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The Oximeter Pod is designed to allow non-invasive measurement of blood oxygen saturation (SpO₂) using a suitable Animal-Clip or Tail-Wrap transducer. The Oximeter Pod will produce a direct saturation reading between 70 and 100% without the need to perform any other scaling. It can display a photo plethysmograph pulse signal.

System Compatibility:

The Oximeter Pod connects to any PowerLab hardware units with Pod ports (8-pin DIN inputs). PowerLab and MacLab (except 4s, 8s and 16s) units without Pod ports require the ML305 Pod Expander. The Oximeter Pod is supported by the following versions of LabChart and Scope software:

WINDOWS: LabChart v3.4.8 or later; Scope v3.6.3 or later

MACINTOSH: LabChart v3.6.3 or later: Scope v3.6.3 or later Note:

Earlier software versions do not support Pods.

Transducer Compatibility:

The Oximeter Pod is designed to operate with ADInstruments supplied Animal-Clip or Tail-Wrap transducers. The Oximeter Pod should not be used with any other type of SpO₂ transducer as damaged or inaccurate readings may result. The Oximeter Pod may be used with transducers manufactured by Nonin.

Theory of Operation:

The Oximeter Pod is designed to measure blood oxygen saturation (SpO₂) in pulsatile tissue. It does this by applying short pulses of light from semiconductor light emitting diodes in the transducer. The light is emitted through the tissue at two different frequencies and the level of transmitted light and received light is measured. Calculations are performed using the recorded level of transmitted light and the received light, which is then used to derive the SpO₂ reading. The light sources are semiconductor diodes located either in a Animal-Clip and Tail-Wrap transducer. The Oximeter Pod produces an analog output voltage that is proportional to the oxygen saturation.

Transducers: Animal Clip and Tail Wrap transducers connect directly to the 9-pin socket on the rear of the Oximeter Pod.

Stacking and Unstacking Pods: Pods stack by clicking into place on top of each other. To separate stacked Pods, push the top Pod towards the back and then pull them apart from the back

Specifications77-0110
Accuracy±2% FS for adults using clip sensor (70 to 100% Saturation)
CertificationsCE
Measurement WavelengthRed (660 nm) Infrared (910 nm)
ModelML325/AC
Operating Conditions0 to 35°C
Operating PrincipleNon-invasive blood oxygen saturation (SpO₂). Determination using Red and Infrared light passed through pulsating blood in vascular tissue
Package1
Product FamilyData Acquisition
Range18 to 450 beats/min
Saturation Range70 to 100%