Overview

Trusted by clinicians for fast, accurate, and consistent pulse oximetry performance

The Nellcor™ NELL series pulse oximetry PCBAs with OxiMax™ technology deliver the proven performance([FOOTNOTE=Brostowicz HM, Khodayar Rais-Bahrami K. Oxygen saturation monitoring in the neonatal intensive care unit: evaluation of a new alarm management. Presented at: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition; October 17-20, 2009; Washington, D.C.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) of Nellcor™ SpO2, pulse rate and SatSeconds alarm management, which clinicians and OEM partners can rely on for fast, accurate SpO2 monitoring, even in challenging conditions such as motion and low perfusion.

Nellcor™ SpO2 OEM solutions from Medtronic are backed by a team of OEM engineering and commercial experts dedicated to a high standard of OEM partner collaboration. These solutions come with professional Nellcor™ pulse oximetry evaluation and development toolkits, making integration of Nellcor™ NELL series pulse oximetry PCBAs easy and efficient.

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Features

The Nellcor™ NELL series pulse oximetry PCBAs with OxiMax™ technology — NELL1 and NELL3 — deliver the precise SpO2 readings clinicians need, even for patients with weak pulse([FOOTNOTE=Bebout DE, Mannheimer PD. Effects of cold-induced peripheral vasoconstriction on pulse amplitude at various pulse oximeter sensor sites. Anesthesiology. 2002;96:A558.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) signals or fragile skin([FOOTNOTE= 510(k) K030930],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]).

In addition to pulse rate, the Nellcor™ NELL series pulse oximetry PCBAs offer the Nellcor™ SatSeconds alarm management feature that may make it easier for clinicians to differentiate between clinically relevant desaturation and minor transient events.

  • NELL1 pulse oximetry PCBA — 2 in. x 1. 5 in. (51.05 x 38.35 mm)
  • NELL3 pulse oximetry PCBA — 2 in. x 3.5 in. (50.8 x 88.9 mm)([FOOTNOTE=Brostowicz HM, Khodayar Rais-Bahrami K. Oxygen saturation monitoring in the neonatal intensive care unit: evaluation of a new alarm management. Presented at: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition; October 17-20, 2009; Washington, D.C.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

The Nellcor™ NELL series pulse oximetry PCBAs with OxiMax™ technology deliver a full array of Nellcor™ pulse oximetry and alarm management features, including:

  • Digital signal processing technology that enhances monitoring performance during difficult conditions([FOOTNOTE=510(k) K991823],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
  • Motion-tolerant pulse oximetry technology, to ensure accurate and timely SpO2 readings
  • SatSeconds alarm management technology—clinician-programmable feature for managing nuisance alarms
  • LoSat™ accuracy range of 60% to 100% SpO2
  • Expanded performance claims for use of Nellcor™ N-600X pulse oximetry bedside monitor as a tool to aid healthcare practitioners in CCHD (critical congenital heart disease) screening of neonates([FOOTNOTE=Kemper AR, Mahle WT, Martin GR et al. Strategies for implementing screening for critical congenital heart disease. Pediatrics. 2011;128(5):e1259-1267.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Internal Medtronic testing shows that the Nellcor Pulse Oximeters (list) meet all the features identified as important by the USDHHS in CCHD screening.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
  • 8-bit plethysmographic waveform
  • Pulse amplitude “BLIP” bar—indicates pulse strength
  • Variable pitch beep tone—tone varies with every point change in SpO2
  • Two response modes: Changes in SpO2 are reported in 2-3 seconds in FAST mode and 5-7 seconds in Normal mode
  • C-Lock ECG synchronization—provides the pulse detect algorithm with a signal synchronized with the ECG R-wave
  • Sleep mode, for saving battery power
  • Sensor Messages function—gives clinicians troubleshooting messages related to sensor placement
  • % Modulation, for pulse strength reporting
  • Compatibility with the full portfolio of Nellcor™ OxiMax™ sensors
  • RoHS-compliant—complies with EU directive 2011/65/EC

Order Information

Order Information
Order Code Description Unit of Measure Quantity
MAXA Adult Oxygen Sensor Model Max A Each 1
MAXAL Adult Oxygen Sensor Model Max AL Each 1
MAXR Adult Oxygen Sensor Model Max R Each 1
MAXN Neonatal and Adult Oxygen Sensor Model MAX N Each 1
MAXP Neonatal Oxygen Sensor Model MAX P Each 1
MAXI Infant Oxygen Sensor Model MAX I Each 1
MAXFAST Adhesive Forehead Sensor Each 1
SC-A Softcare Adult Pulse Oxygen Sensor Each 1
SC-PR Softcare Preterm Pulse Oxygen Sensor Each 1
SC-NEO Softcare Neonatal Pulse Oxygen Sensor Each 1
A Nellcor™ Single-Patient Use Two-Piece Sensor, Adult >30 kg Each 1
P Nellcor™ Single-Patient Use Two-Piece Sensor, Pediatric 10-50 kg Each 1
N Nellcor™ Single-Patient Use Two-Piece Sensor, Neonatal/Adult < 3kg or > 40 kg Each 1
I Nellcor™ Single-Patient Use Two-Piece Sensor, Infant 3-20 kg Each 1
D-YS Nellcor™ Reusable Sensor Each 1
D-YSE Nellcor™ Ear Clip Each 1
D-YSPD Nellcor™ Pediatric SpotClip Each 1
DS100A Nellcor™ Reusable Adult Digit Sensor Each 1
OXI-A/N Oxiband Sensor, Neonatel/Adult Each 1
OXI-P/I Oxiband Sensor, Infant/Pediatric Each 1
Physical Specifications
Size (Thickness measurement includes component clearance)
NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA 2.00 x 1.50 x 0.49 thick (inches)
  51.05 x 38.35 x 21.34 thick (mm)
NELL3 Pulse Oximetry PCBA 3.50 x 2.00 x 0.49 thick (inches)
  88.90 x 50.80 x 12.45 thick (mm)
Power Specifications
Voltage
NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA +5V/+3.3 V power requirement
NELL3 Pulse Oximetry PCBA +5 V power requirement
Current
NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA +5V, 14 mA max
NELL3 Pulse Oximetry PCBA +5V, 42 mA max
Wattage
NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA 65mW typical, 100 mW max.
NELL3 Pulse Oximetry PCBA 300mW typical, 330 mW max.
Communications Specifications
Communication Protocol
NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA Nellcor ™ technology SHIP protocol
NELL3 Pulse Oximetry PCBA Nellcor ™ CHIP and SHIP protocol
Communication Interface
NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA RS-232 interface at 19,200 baud
NELL3 Pulse Oximetry PCBA RS-232 interface at 4,800 up to 19,200 baud
Environmental Specifications- NELL1 Pulse Oximetry PCBA
Temperature Range
Operating and Storage -40° to +70°C (-40° to 158°F)
Relative Humidity
Operating and Storage 15% to 95% RH non-condensing
Altitude Range
Storage 1,000 feet below sea level to 20,000 feet above sea level

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