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Respironics Lifecare PLV-100 Ventilator - Refurbished

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Respironics Lifecare PLV-100 Ventilator - Refurbished

Web ID: 1886

Condition: Retired

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Specifically designed for the long-term home use, the Respironics Lifecare PLV-100 is a reliable, easy to use portable volume ventilator. The PLV-100 is a versatile device that's effective on a wide range of patients including pediatric patients and patients with minute ventilation demands.


Wide Range Of Applications
  • Use in home, sub-acute care andchronic care settings for transport
  • Small size and light weight ideal for mobile patients in wheelchairs, cars, and RVs
  • Capable of ventilating pediatric to adult patients
  • O2 bleed-in up to 40%
  • Provides volume or pressure ventilation
Digital Displays
  • Tidal Volume
  • I:E Ratio
  • Respiratory Rate
  • Inspiratory Flow Rate
Alarm Interface Capabilities
  • Remote Alarm
  • Pressure Alarm
  • Hospital/Nurse Call System
Three Modes Of Operation
  • Control l Assist-Control
  • Spontaneous Intermittent Ventilation (SIMV)
Multiple Power Sources
  • 120 VAC/240 VAC
  • 12 VDC external capabilities (up to 20 hours)
  • Internal battery (1 hour fully charged)


Front Panel Controls

  • Mode Selection: Control, Assist/Control, SIMV
  • Tidal Volume: 0.05 to 3.00 liters ± 10%
  • Breath Rate: 2 to 35 BPM ± 0.5; 36 to 40 BPM ± 2
  • Inspiratory Flow Rate: 10 to 120 L/Min
  • Battery Test Switch: Test Internal/External Battery
  • Main Power Switch: On/Off, Recharge
  • DC Circuit Breaker: Push/Pull Actuation
  • AC Circuit Breaker: Push/Pull Actuation
  • Airway Pressure Limit: 5 to 100 cm H2O ± 5 cm H2O
  • Patient Airway Pressure: -10 to 100 cm H2O ± 5
  • Sensitivity: +3 cm H2O ± 1 to at least -6 cm H2O
  • Low Pressure Alarm: 2 to 40 cm H2O ± 2; 41 to 50 cm H2O ± 5


The audible alarm ranges between 70 and 85decibles (at 1 meter) and has its own power sourceseparate from the internal battery. The power source and batteries are constantly recharged with a 2 amp trickle charge when the unit is plugged into AC power, whether it is operating or not.

  • Low Pressure: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • High Pressure: Intermittent Audible
  • Apnea: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • Inverse I:E Ratio: Visual Warning
  • IncreasedInspiratory Flow: Visual Warning
  • Low Internal Battery: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • Low External Battery: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • Reverse Battery Connection: Continuous Audible
  • Power Failure: Continuous Audible
  • Power Source: Audible
  • Unit Malfunction: Intermittent Audible