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DBS Patient Programmer

Essential Tremor

DBS patient programmer


The DBS patient programmer is a hand-held programmer that gives you some control over your Activa®, Activa® RC, or Activa® SC neurostimulator.

Key Features

Check Battery Status
See the battery charge level for Activa® RC or if the battery is near end of service for Activa® PC or Activa® SC.

Adjust Therapy
Allows you to choose and adjust the therapy with easy-to-use icons. Note: This feature must be enabled by your doctor.


The DBS patient programmer is an external, hand-held device.


The device is not shown actual size.

Height 3.7" (94 mm)
Width 2.2" (56 mm)
Depth 1.1" (28 mm)

The device that appears in this graphic is a representation of a Medtronic device. The graphic does not include certain identifying information that may appear on Medtronic devices, such as model number or serial number.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.