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Respironics Lifecare PLV-102 Portable Ventilator - Refurbished

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Respironics Lifecare PLV-102 Portable Ventilator - Refurbished

Web ID: 1673

Condition: Retired

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Specifically designed for the long-term home use, the LIFECARE PLV-102 is a reliable, easy to use portable volume ventilator. The PLV-102 is a versatile device that's effective on a wide range of patients including pediatric patients and patients with minute ventilation demands.

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 (peak flow rate during inspiration time): 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
  • Patient Airway Pressure (Pressure wave is sinusoidal): -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

Front Panel Visual Indicators

  • Tidal Volume: Digital Display
  • Rate - Patient Breaths Per Minute: Digital Display
  • I:E Ratio: Digital Display
  • Inspiratory Flow Rate: Red Indicator Light
  • AC Power Source: Green Indicator Light
  • Internal DC Power Source: Amber Indicator Light
  • External DC Power Source: White Indicator Light
  • Patient Airway Pressure: Gauge
  • Assisted/Spontaneous Breath: Green Indicator Light
  • 15-Second Delay (Low Pressure Alarm): Green Indicator Light


The audible alarm ranges between 70 and 85 decibles (at 1 meter) and has its own power source separate 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
  • Increased Inspiratory 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


Physical Weight & Dimensions

  • Height: 9 inches (22.9 cm)
  • Width: 12.25 inches (31.1 cm)
  • Depth: 12.25 (31.1 cm)
  • Weight: 28.2 lbs. (12.8 kg)


  • 120 VAC 50/60 Hz
  • 12 VDC External Battery
  • 12 VDC Internal Battery