SureSigns Bedside patient monitor

SureSigns VM8

Bedside patient monitor

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The SureSigns VM series patient monitors are ideal for monitoring, recording, and alarming multiple physiological parameters of adults, pediatrics, and neonates in healthcare environments, including intra-facility transport.

Features
Wide variety of measurements

Wide variety of measurements makes VM8 your go-to monitor

The SureSigns VM8 patient monitor measures ECG, SpO₂, invasive and non-invasive blood pressure, heart rate, arrhythmia, pulse rate, temperature (optional), Microstream CO2, and respiration. The ability to measure a range of physiological parameters makes the VM8 a flexible patient monitor in a variety healthcare situations.
Flexible, easy-to-read display

Flexible, easy-to-read display for ease of use

The VM series has an easy-to-read display with large color-coded numerics and waveforms, to give you important information at a glance. Its flexible display formats can be configured to quickly show information you need.
Lithium ion battery

Lithium ion battery for power on the go

This monitor comes standard with a lithium ion battery to support reliable performance on the go.
Roll stand or wall mount option

Roll stand or wall mount option to position your monitor in a convenient viewing position.

The sleek roll stand with integrated basket and locking casters makes it easier to take the patient monitor where it’s needed. A wall mount is also available for convenient positioning. Each is designed for easy mounting and quick release.
Configurable alarms

Configurable alarms help alert you to changed circumstances

The SureSigns VM family of patient monitors has audible and visual alarm indicators with extensive configuration options. Alarm limits can be automatically set based on the patient’s current vital sign values Visual alarm indicators include flashing numeric, panes, alarm messages, and alarm icons.
Optional integral recorder

Optional integral recorder to monitor trends

Easily document data and monitor trends with the optional integral strip recorder.
Connectivity features

Connectivity features enhance reliability and workflow

The VM8 can be connected to the central station, enhancing clinician workflow. Connection to a designated server network clock keeps your monitor clock synchronized and you can do easy software upgrades by USB port and export HL7 data via LAN or serial connection.
Optional ID bar code scanner

Optional ID bar code scanner to enter patient ID

Use the optional ID bar code scanner to quickly and easily enter the patient ID.
Full range of accessories

Full range of accessories to customize your setup

A full range of accessories are available to meet your specific monitoring needs. Supplies for this monitor include a wide selection of disposable and reusable SpO2 sensors, all designed for accuracy, performance, and durability.
  • Wide variety of measurements
  • Flexible, easy-to-read display
  • Lithium ion battery
  • Roll stand or wall mount option
See all features
Wide variety of measurements

Wide variety of measurements makes VM8 your go-to monitor

The SureSigns VM8 patient monitor measures ECG, SpO₂, invasive and non-invasive blood pressure, heart rate, arrhythmia, pulse rate, temperature (optional), Microstream CO2, and respiration. The ability to measure a range of physiological parameters makes the VM8 a flexible patient monitor in a variety healthcare situations.
Flexible, easy-to-read display

Flexible, easy-to-read display for ease of use

The VM series has an easy-to-read display with large color-coded numerics and waveforms, to give you important information at a glance. Its flexible display formats can be configured to quickly show information you need.
Lithium ion battery

Lithium ion battery for power on the go

This monitor comes standard with a lithium ion battery to support reliable performance on the go.
Roll stand or wall mount option

Roll stand or wall mount option to position your monitor in a convenient viewing position.

The sleek roll stand with integrated basket and locking casters makes it easier to take the patient monitor where it’s needed. A wall mount is also available for convenient positioning. Each is designed for easy mounting and quick release.
Configurable alarms

Configurable alarms help alert you to changed circumstances

The SureSigns VM family of patient monitors has audible and visual alarm indicators with extensive configuration options. Alarm limits can be automatically set based on the patient’s current vital sign values Visual alarm indicators include flashing numeric, panes, alarm messages, and alarm icons.
Optional integral recorder

Optional integral recorder to monitor trends

Easily document data and monitor trends with the optional integral strip recorder.
Connectivity features

Connectivity features enhance reliability and workflow

The VM8 can be connected to the central station, enhancing clinician workflow. Connection to a designated server network clock keeps your monitor clock synchronized and you can do easy software upgrades by USB port and export HL7 data via LAN or serial connection.
Optional ID bar code scanner

Optional ID bar code scanner to enter patient ID

Use the optional ID bar code scanner to quickly and easily enter the patient ID.
Full range of accessories

Full range of accessories to customize your setup

A full range of accessories are available to meet your specific monitoring needs. Supplies for this monitor include a wide selection of disposable and reusable SpO2 sensors, all designed for accuracy, performance, and durability.

Specifications

SpO2
SpO2
Wavelength range
  • 500 to 1000 nm for all specified sensors nm
SpO2 accuracy
  • 70 to 100% (exact accuracy depends on sensor) %
Pulse rate accuracy
  • Greater of 2% or ±1 bpm
Measurement range
  • 0 to 100 %
Maximum optical output power
  • ≤15 mW for all specified sensors mW
Pulse rate
  • 30 to 300 beats per minute
ECG
ECG
Pacemaker detection
  • Indicator on waveform display (user-selectable)
Heart rate accuracy
  • Greater of ±10% or ±5 bpm
Heart rate range
  • 15 to 300 beats per minute
Bandwidth (normal monitoring)
  • 0.67 to 40 Hz
Input impedance
  • Signal reduction is less than 20% in the 0.67 to 40 Hz bandwidth
Input signal range
  • ±5 mV
ECG size (sensitivity)
  • 2.0, 1.0, 0.5 or 0.25 cm/mV or Auto
Bandwidth (filtered monitoring)
  • 0.67 to 20 Hz
Lead Off condition
  • Detected and displayed
Leads
  • 3-lead and 5-lead (user-selectable)
Display sweep speeds
  • 12.5, 25, and 50 mm/s
CO2
CO2
Measurement range
  • 0 to 150 mm Hg
Accuracy
  • 0 mmHg to 38 mmHg: ±2 mmHg; 39 mmHg to 150 mmHg: ± (5% of reading + 0.08% for every 1 mmHg above 38 mmHg)
CO2 waveform resolution
  • 0.1 mm Hg
Respiration accuracy
  • ±1 rpm in the range of 0 rpm to 70 rpm; ±2 rpm in the range of 71 rpm to 120 rpm; ±3 rpm in the range of 121 rpm to 150 rpm
Calibration interval
  • Initial calibration after 1,200 hours, then once per year or every 4,000 hours, whichever comes first
etCO2, imCO2 resolution
  • 1.0 mm Hg
Flow rate
  • 50, +15. -7.5 ml/min
Leak tightness
  • <lt/>250 mbar/min when a 30% vacuum is invoked on the flow system
Initialization and power up
  • 40 seconds (typical); 3 minutes maximum
Auto zero interval
  • Once per hour (typical)
Maximum CO2 response time (with standard-length FilterLine)
  • 5.1 s (typical) s
Respiration rate range
  • 0 to 150 breaths/min
Total response time for adults
  • 3.9 s
Environmental specifications
Environmental specifications
Mechanical Vibration
  • Complies with mechanical vibration requirement in ISO 9919 standards for use within the healthcare facility.
Storage temperature (device)
  • -20 to 50°C (-4 to 122 °F)
Storage temperature (device plus accessories)
  • -20 to 40°C (-4 to 104 °F)
Operating temperature
  • 10 to 40 °C (50 to 104 °F)
Operating humidity
  • Up to 80% RH, non-condensing
Altitude
  • Up to 3000 meters above sea level
Storage humidity
  • Up to 90% RH, non-condensing
Mechanical Shock
  • Complies with mechanical shock requirement in ISO 9919 standards for use within the healthcare facility.
Non-invasive Blood Pressure
Non-invasive Blood Pressure
Initial cuff inflation - neonatal
  • 100 mmHg (13.3 kPa)
Technique
  • Oscillometric using stepwise deflation pressure
Neonatal measurement range - pulse rate
  • 40 to 300 beats per minute
Neonatal measurement range - MAP
  • 20 mmHg to 120 mmHg (2.7 kPa to 16.0 kPa)
Neonatal measurement range - diastolic
  • 10 mmHg to 100 mmHg (1.3 kPa to 13.3 kPa)
Adult measurement range - systolic
  • 30 mmHg to 270 mmHg (4.0 kPa to 36.0 kPa)
Adult measurement range - diastolic
  • 10 mmHg to 245 mmHg (1.3 kPa to 32.7 kPa)
Blood pressure accuracy
  • 8 mmHg maximum standard deviation; ±5 mmHg maximum mean error
Adult measurement range - MAP
  • 20 mmHg to 255 mmHg (2.7 kPa to 34.0 kPa)
NBP intervals
  • Automatic measurements at intervals of 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 15, 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes, and STAT
Initial cuff inflation - Adult
  • 160 mmHg (21.3 kPa)
Pediatric measurement range - MAP
  • 20 mmHg to 160 mmHg (2.7 kPa to 21.3 kPa)
Pediatric measurement range - systolic
  • 30 mmHg to 180 mmHg (4.0 kPa to 24.0 kPa)
Pulse rate accuracy
  • 40 to 100 bpm: ±5 bpm; 101 to 200 bpm: ±5% of reading; 201 to 300 bpm: ±10% of reading
Pediatric measurement range - diastolic
  • 10 mmHg to 150 mmHg (1.3 kPa to 20.0 kPa)
Neonatal measurement range - systolic
  • 30 mmHg to 130 mmHg (4.0 kPa to 17.0 kPa)
Adult measurement range - pulse rate
  • 40 to 300 beats per minute
Initial cuff inflation - Pediatric
  • 140 mmHg (18.7 kPa)
Pediatric measurement range - pulse rate
  • 40 to 300 beats per minute
SureSigns VM8
SureSigns VM8
Display resolution
  • 800 active pixels/line, 600 active lines/frame
Pixel size
  • 0.264 mm (inch)
Screen type
  • 26.4 cm (10.4") SVGA TFT-AM LCD display
Weight
  • 3.5 kg (7.7 lbs) excluding optional recorder and CO2
Screen refresh frequency
  • 60 Hz
Viewing angle
  • approx. 60 °
System Response Time
  • 1 s
Screen active area
  • 211.2 mm x 158.4 mm (8.31" x 6.24")
Alarm Audio Range
  • 45 - 85 dB
Dimensions
  • 32 cm W x 27 cm H x 17.5 cm D (12.6" W x 10.6" H x 6.9" D)
Impedance Respiration
Impedance Respiration
Display sweep speeds
  • 6.25, 12.5, 25, or 50 mm/s
Technique
  • Trans-thoracic impedance
Measurement range
  • 0 to 150 r/min
ECG leads used
  • RA to LL
Lead Off condition
  • Detected and displayed
Accuracy
  • ±1 rpm in the range of 0 to 120 rpm; ±2 rpm in the range of <gt/>120 rpm
Temperature Measurements
Temperature Measurements
Measurement range
  • 25 to 45 °C (77 to 113 °F)
Accuracy
  • 0.1 °C to 0.2 °C (depends on probe) °C
Heating/Cooling transient response time
  • ≤150 s
Electrical specifications
Electrical specifications
Battery charge time
  • <lt/>4 hour(s)
Internal power supply
  • 100 to 240 VAC
Power consumption
  • 72 W
Frequency
  • 50/60 Hz
Battery operating time (new, fully charged)
  • 4 hour(s)
Internal battery
  • Lithium ion, Smart battery 10.9 V to 11.1 V, 7200 mAhr
Recorder
Recorder
Recorder type
  • Thermal
User Selectable Speeds
  • 6.25, 12.5, 25, and 50 mm/s
Paper width
  • 58 mm (inch)
Invasive Blood Pressure
Invasive Blood Pressure
Transducer load impedance
  • 200 to 2000 ohm
Overall accuracy (including transducer)
  • Greater of ±4 mmHg or ±4%
Gain accuracy
  • ±1 %
Zero adjustment accuracy
  • 1 mm Hg
Gain accuracy drift
  • Less than 0.05 %/°C
Transducer output impedance
  • ≤3000 ohm
ABP/CVP/PAP measurement range
  • 40 to 360 mm Hg
Zero adjustment range
  • 200 mm Hg
Volume displacement of CPJ840J6
  • 0.2 mm3/100 mmHg
Frequency response
  • DC to 40 Hz
Input sensitivity
  • 5 μV/V/mmHg
SpO2
SpO2
Wavelength range
  • 500 to 1000 nm for all specified sensors nm
SpO2 accuracy
  • 70 to 100% (exact accuracy depends on sensor) %
ECG
ECG
Pacemaker detection
  • Indicator on waveform display (user-selectable)
Heart rate accuracy
  • Greater of ±10% or ±5 bpm
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SpO2
SpO2
Wavelength range
  • 500 to 1000 nm for all specified sensors nm
SpO2 accuracy
  • 70 to 100% (exact accuracy depends on sensor) %
Pulse rate accuracy
  • Greater of 2% or ±1 bpm
Measurement range
  • 0 to 100 %
Maximum optical output power
  • ≤15 mW for all specified sensors mW
Pulse rate
  • 30 to 300 beats per minute
ECG
ECG
Pacemaker detection
  • Indicator on waveform display (user-selectable)
Heart rate accuracy
  • Greater of ±10% or ±5 bpm
Heart rate range
  • 15 to 300 beats per minute
Bandwidth (normal monitoring)
  • 0.67 to 40 Hz
Input impedance
  • Signal reduction is less than 20% in the 0.67 to 40 Hz bandwidth
Input signal range
  • ±5 mV
ECG size (sensitivity)
  • 2.0, 1.0, 0.5 or 0.25 cm/mV or Auto
Bandwidth (filtered monitoring)
  • 0.67 to 20 Hz
Lead Off condition
  • Detected and displayed
Leads
  • 3-lead and 5-lead (user-selectable)
Display sweep speeds
  • 12.5, 25, and 50 mm/s
CO2
CO2
Measurement range
  • 0 to 150 mm Hg
Accuracy
  • 0 mmHg to 38 mmHg: ±2 mmHg; 39 mmHg to 150 mmHg: ± (5% of reading + 0.08% for every 1 mmHg above 38 mmHg)
CO2 waveform resolution
  • 0.1 mm Hg
Respiration accuracy
  • ±1 rpm in the range of 0 rpm to 70 rpm; ±2 rpm in the range of 71 rpm to 120 rpm; ±3 rpm in the range of 121 rpm to 150 rpm
Calibration interval
  • Initial calibration after 1,200 hours, then once per year or every 4,000 hours, whichever comes first
etCO2, imCO2 resolution
  • 1.0 mm Hg
Flow rate
  • 50, +15. -7.5 ml/min
Leak tightness
  • <lt/>250 mbar/min when a 30% vacuum is invoked on the flow system
Initialization and power up
  • 40 seconds (typical); 3 minutes maximum
Auto zero interval
  • Once per hour (typical)
Maximum CO2 response time (with standard-length FilterLine)
  • 5.1 s (typical) s
Respiration rate range
  • 0 to 150 breaths/min
Total response time for adults
  • 3.9 s
Environmental specifications
Environmental specifications
Mechanical Vibration
  • Complies with mechanical vibration requirement in ISO 9919 standards for use within the healthcare facility.
Storage temperature (device)
  • -20 to 50°C (-4 to 122 °F)
Storage temperature (device plus accessories)
  • -20 to 40°C (-4 to 104 °F)
Operating temperature
  • 10 to 40 °C (50 to 104 °F)
Operating humidity
  • Up to 80% RH, non-condensing
Altitude
  • Up to 3000 meters above sea level
Storage humidity
  • Up to 90% RH, non-condensing
Mechanical Shock
  • Complies with mechanical shock requirement in ISO 9919 standards for use within the healthcare facility.
Non-invasive Blood Pressure
Non-invasive Blood Pressure
Initial cuff inflation - neonatal
  • 100 mmHg (13.3 kPa)
Technique
  • Oscillometric using stepwise deflation pressure
Neonatal measurement range - pulse rate
  • 40 to 300 beats per minute
Neonatal measurement range - MAP
  • 20 mmHg to 120 mmHg (2.7 kPa to 16.0 kPa)
Neonatal measurement range - diastolic
  • 10 mmHg to 100 mmHg (1.3 kPa to 13.3 kPa)
Adult measurement range - systolic
  • 30 mmHg to 270 mmHg (4.0 kPa to 36.0 kPa)
Adult measurement range - diastolic
  • 10 mmHg to 245 mmHg (1.3 kPa to 32.7 kPa)
Blood pressure accuracy
  • 8 mmHg maximum standard deviation; ±5 mmHg maximum mean error
Adult measurement range - MAP
  • 20 mmHg to 255 mmHg (2.7 kPa to 34.0 kPa)
NBP intervals
  • Automatic measurements at intervals of 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 15, 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes, and STAT
Initial cuff inflation - Adult
  • 160 mmHg (21.3 kPa)
Pediatric measurement range - MAP
  • 20 mmHg to 160 mmHg (2.7 kPa to 21.3 kPa)
Pediatric measurement range - systolic
  • 30 mmHg to 180 mmHg (4.0 kPa to 24.0 kPa)
Pulse rate accuracy
  • 40 to 100 bpm: ±5 bpm; 101 to 200 bpm: ±5% of reading; 201 to 300 bpm: ±10% of reading
Pediatric measurement range - diastolic
  • 10 mmHg to 150 mmHg (1.3 kPa to 20.0 kPa)
Neonatal measurement range - systolic
  • 30 mmHg to 130 mmHg (4.0 kPa to 17.0 kPa)
Adult measurement range - pulse rate
  • 40 to 300 beats per minute
Initial cuff inflation - Pediatric
  • 140 mmHg (18.7 kPa)
Pediatric measurement range - pulse rate
  • 40 to 300 beats per minute
SureSigns VM8
SureSigns VM8
Display resolution
  • 800 active pixels/line, 600 active lines/frame
Pixel size
  • 0.264 mm (inch)
Screen type
  • 26.4 cm (10.4") SVGA TFT-AM LCD display
Weight
  • 3.5 kg (7.7 lbs) excluding optional recorder and CO2
Screen refresh frequency
  • 60 Hz
Viewing angle
  • approx. 60 °
System Response Time
  • 1 s
Screen active area
  • 211.2 mm x 158.4 mm (8.31" x 6.24")
Alarm Audio Range
  • 45 - 85 dB
Dimensions
  • 32 cm W x 27 cm H x 17.5 cm D (12.6" W x 10.6" H x 6.9" D)
Impedance Respiration
Impedance Respiration
Display sweep speeds
  • 6.25, 12.5, 25, or 50 mm/s
Technique
  • Trans-thoracic impedance
Measurement range
  • 0 to 150 r/min
ECG leads used
  • RA to LL
Lead Off condition
  • Detected and displayed
Accuracy
  • ±1 rpm in the range of 0 to 120 rpm; ±2 rpm in the range of <gt/>120 rpm
Temperature Measurements
Temperature Measurements
Measurement range
  • 25 to 45 °C (77 to 113 °F)
Accuracy
  • 0.1 °C to 0.2 °C (depends on probe) °C
Heating/Cooling transient response time
  • ≤150 s
Electrical specifications
Electrical specifications
Battery charge time
  • <lt/>4 hour(s)
Internal power supply
  • 100 to 240 VAC
Power consumption
  • 72 W
Frequency
  • 50/60 Hz
Battery operating time (new, fully charged)
  • 4 hour(s)
Internal battery
  • Lithium ion, Smart battery 10.9 V to 11.1 V, 7200 mAhr
Recorder
Recorder
Recorder type
  • Thermal
User Selectable Speeds
  • 6.25, 12.5, 25, and 50 mm/s
Paper width
  • 58 mm (inch)
Invasive Blood Pressure
Invasive Blood Pressure
Transducer load impedance
  • 200 to 2000 ohm
Overall accuracy (including transducer)
  • Greater of ±4 mmHg or ±4%
Gain accuracy
  • ±1 %
Zero adjustment accuracy
  • 1 mm Hg
Gain accuracy drift
  • Less than 0.05 %/°C
Transducer output impedance
  • ≤3000 ohm
ABP/CVP/PAP measurement range
  • 40 to 360 mm Hg
Zero adjustment range
  • 200 mm Hg
Volume displacement of CPJ840J6
  • 0.2 mm3/100 mmHg
Frequency response
  • DC to 40 Hz
Input sensitivity
  • 5 μV/V/mmHg

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