Specifications Overview

 

PhysioTel® HD Implant Specifications

Model

Weight
(gm)

Volume
(cc)

Minimum Animal Weight (g)

Maximum Cage Size (cm)

Battery Life Warranted (Months)

HD-X10

2.2

1.4

19 (sub-cu*)
 23 (IP* carotid cannulation)
30 (IP aorta cannulation)

33 x 33 x 14

1.5

HD-X11

2.2

1.4

19 (sub-cu)
23 (IP carotid cannulation) 
30 (IP aorta cannulation)

33 x 33 x 14

1

HD-XG**

2.2

1.4

Mouse:19 (sub-cu)
23 (IP carotid cannulation) 
30 (IP aorta cannulation)

Rat: 175

42 x 42 x 18

1.5

HD-S11-F0

5.9

175

42 x 42 x 18

2

NEW! HD-S11-F2 8 5.9 175  42 x 42 x 18  3 

HD-S21

8

5.9

175

42 x 42 x 18

2

HD-S10

4.4

3.1

175

42 x 42 x 18

5

IP = intraperitoneal and sub-cu = subcutaneous
** Sensor life warranted for 28 days from time of implantation.  Sensor frequently functions 6-8 weeks.

Parameters Measured Pressure, Biopotential, Glucose, Temperature, Activity
Outer Material Silicone Elastomer
Temperature Operating Range 34 to 41 degrees Celsius
Shelf Life Battery - 1 year
Sterility - 1 year
Glucose Sensor - 4 months
ON-Off Mechanism Magnetically Actuated
Receiver Compatibility

Any PhysioTel® RLA, RPC-1 or RMC-1
HD-S11-F2 requires RPC-3
   

Pressure Measurement Specifications

Pressure Range -20 to 300 mmHg
Catheter Length Options HD-S models: 8, 10 or 15 cm
HD-X11: 5 or 7 cm
Ambient Pressure Range 670 to 800 mmHg

Pressure Accuracy


Initial Accuracy ± 3mmHg
Pressure Drift

<2 mmHg/month (maximum); -0.25 mmHg/month (Average)
Frequency Response

HD-S21: 8cm catheter: >100Hz
HD-X11: 5cm catheter: >60Hz 

Biopotential Channel Specifications

HD-S21 and HD-S11

HD-X11

Input Voltage Range ±5 mV
± 2.5 mV
Channel Bandwidth ECG & EMG: 0.1-145 Hz
EEG: 3 - 145 Hz
ECG & EMG: 0.1 - 200 Hz
EEG: 3 - 200 Hz


Temperature Accuracy


Initial Accuracy 0.1 degree Celsius
Resolution 0.05 degree Celsius
Temperature Drift

First two weeks = .1 degree Celsius
Per 6 months after = .1 degree Celsius


†Recommended catheter length for small animal LVP applications.

PhysioTel® TA Implant Specifications

Model

Weight
(gm)

Volume
(cc)

Minimum Animal Weight

Maximum Cage Size

Battery Life Warranted (Months)

TA-F10

1.6

1.1

17 g (sub-cu*)
20g (IP*)

33 x 33 x 14
cm

6

TA-F40

7.25

3.5

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

12

TA-D70

40

25

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

11

* IP = intraperitoneal and sub-cu = subcutaneous

Parameters Measured Temperature and Activity
Outer Material Silicone Elastomer
Temperature Operating Range 34 to 41 degrees Celsius
Shelf Life Battery - 1 year
Sterility - 1 year
ON-Off Mechanism Magnetically Actuated
Receiver Compatibility Any PhysioTel® RLA, RPC-1 or RMC-1


Temperature Measurement Specifications

Initial Accuracy 0.15 degree Celsius (TA-F10), 0.1 degree Celsius (all other devices)
Resolution 0.05 degree Celsius (TA-F10), 0.01 degree Celsius (all other devices)
Max Drift Over Warranted Battery Life 0.05 degree Celsius first month after turn on (TA-F10)
0.05 degree Celsius first two weeks after turn on (all other devices)
0.05 degree Celsius per six months thereafter (all devices)

 

PhysioTel® PA Implant Specifications

Model

Weight
(gm)

Volume
(cc)

Minimum Animal Weight

Maximum Cage Size

Battery Life Warranted (Months)

PA-C10

1.4

1.1

17 grams
(sub-cu*)
27 grams (IP*)

33 x 33 x 14
cm

1.5

PA-C40

7.8

4.5

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

4

PA-D70

37

25

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

4

* IP = intraperitoneal and sub-cu = subcutaneous

Parameters Measured Pressure and Activity
Outer Material Silicone Elastomer
(Excluding the PA-C10)
Temperature Operating Range 34 to 41 degrees Celsius
Shelf Life Battery - 1 year
Sterility - 1 year
ON-Off Mechanism Magnetically Actuated
Receiver Compatibility Any PhysioTel® RLA, RPC-1 or RMC-1


Measurement Specifications

Pressure Range -20 to 300 mmHg
Ambient Pressure Range 670 to 800 mmHg
Maximum Altitude 625 meters


Pressure Accuracy

Initial Accuracy ±3 mmHg


Pressure Drift

PA-C10 < 2 mmHg/month (Max); -0.25 mmHg/month (Average)
PA-C40 First month < 5 mmHg
Second month < 4 mmHg
Thereafter < 3 mmHg per month
PA-D70 < 2 mmHg per month nominal


PhysioTel® EA, CA, ETA and CTA Implant Specifications

Model

Weight
(gm)

Volume
(cc)

Minimum Animal Weight

Maximum Cage Size

Battery Life Warranted (Months)

ETA-F10

1.6

1.1

17 grams (subcu)
20 grams (IP)

33 x 33 x 14
cm

2

EA-F20

3.9

1.9

20 grams (subcu)
25 grams (IP)

33 x 33 x 14
cm

4

ETA-F20

3.9

1.9

20 grams (subcu)
25 grams (IP)

33 x 33 x 14
cm

4

CA-F40

8.0

4.8

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

6

CTA-F40

8.0

4.8

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

6

CTA-D70

30.0

20.0

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

4

* IP = intraperitoneal and sub-cu = subcutaneous

Parameters Measured Biopotential, Temperature, Activity
Outer Material Silicone Elastomer
Temperature Operating Range 34 to 41 degrees Celsius
Shelf Life Battery - 1 year
Sterility - 1 year
ON-Off Mechanism Magnetically Actuated
Receiver Compatibility Any PhysioTel® RLA, RPC-1 or RMC-1


Biopotential Channel Specifications

ETA, EA Devices

CTA, CA Devices

Input Voltage Range ±2.5 mV
±10 mV
Channel Bandwidth ECG & EMG: 1-200 Hz
EEG: 3 - 200 Hz
ECG & EMG: 1 - 200 Hz
EEG: 3 - 200 Hz


Temperature Measurement Specifications

Initial Accuracy 0.1 degree Celsius
Resolution 0.01 degree Celsius
ETA-F10 Initial Accuracy

0.25 degrees Celsius

ETA-F10 Resolution 0.05 degrees Celsius

Max Drift Over Warranted Battery Life

F20 and F40 series 0.1 degree Celsius first two weeks after turn on
0.05 degree Celsius per six months thereafter

D70 series 0.05 degree Celsius first two weeks after turn on
0.05 degree Celsius per six months thereafter

 

PhysioTel® Multiplus Implant Specifications

Model

Weight
(gm)

Volume
(cc)

Minimum Animal Weight

Maximum Cage Size

Battery Life Warranted (Months)

F20-EET

3.9

1.9

20 grams (subcu)
25 grams (IP)

33 x 33 x 14
cm

1.5

F40-EET

7

3.7

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

3

F50-EEE

11.5

5.5

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

2

D70-PCT

49

33

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

3.5

D70-CCTP

49

33

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

2.5

D70-PCTP

49

33

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

2.5

D70-PCTR

49

33

2.5 kilograms     

1 x 1 x 1 meter  

2.5

D70-EEE

37

25

2.5
kilograms

1 x 1 x 1
meter

2

4ET-S1
and
4ET-S2

12.8

8.8

200
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

3
(user replaceable battery)

* IP = intraperitoneal and sub-cu = subcutaneous

Parameters Measured Pressure, Biopotential, Temperature, Activity
Outer Material Silicone Elastomer
Temperature Operating Range 34 to 41 degrees Celsius
Shelf Life Battery - 1 year
Sterility - 1 year
ON-Off Mechanism Magnetically Actuated
Receiver Compatibility Any PhysioTel® RLA, RPC-1 or RMC-1


Measurement Specifications

Pressure Range -20 to 300 mmHg
Ambient Pressure Range 670 to 800 mmHg
Maximum Altitude 625 meters


Pressure Accuracy

Initial Accuracy


Pressure Drift (D70 Series) <2 mmHg per month nominal


Temperature Accuracy

Initial Accuracy (D70-CCTP, D70-PCTP) 0.35 degree Celsius
Initial Accuracy (Others) 0.25 degree Celsius
Resolution 0.05 degree Celsius
Temperature Drift (D70-CCTP, D70-PCTP) 0.2 degree Celsius per month
Temperature Drift (F20-EET) 0.15 degree Celsius per month
Temperature Drift (Others) First two weeks .1 degree Celsius
Thereafter .1 degree Celsius
Biopotential Channel Specifications  F20-EET, F40-EET D70-EEE, F50-EEE, 4ET  D70-CCTP, PCT, PCTP, PCTR 
 Input Voltage Range  ±1.25 mV  ±2.5 mV  ±10 mV
 Channel Bandwidth ECG, EMG & EEG: 1-50 Hz  ECG, EMG & EEG: 1-100 Hz ECG, EMG: 1-100 Hz
EEG: 3 - 100 Hz

 

PhysioTel® F40-TT Implant Specifications

Model

Weight
(gm)

Volume
(cc)

Minimum Animal Weight

Maximum Cage Size

Battery Life Warranted (Months)

F40-TT

7.5

3.5

175
grams

42 x 42 x 18
cm

4

 

Temperature

Temperature Operating Range 22-41 degrees Celsius
Initial Accuracy 0.30 degree Celsius from 34-40 degree Celsius
0.45 degree Celsius all other
Temperature Drift 0.1 degree Celsius per 6 months
Resolution 0.01 degree Celsius


Battery Voltage

Continuous monitoring via parameter
Probe

1.8 mm diameter
13cm thermistor-tipped probes



Specifications, performance and accuracy are valid for the warranted battery life and only when data are recorded using Ponemah with factory-supplied calibration values. Transmitters may work over wider ranges with reduced accuracy.


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PhysioTel Digital Implant Specifications
 Feature  L series  M series
Maximum Animals
per system
                                        16 US/12 Europe 
PhysioTel Digital implants are only approved for sale in North America and Europe.
 Range  3 – 5 meters
 Battery On Time  L11: 105 days
L21: 84 days
 M11: 35 days
M01: 40 days
M10: 55 days
  M00: 100 days
 Implant Weight  56 grams  13.7 grams
 Implant Dimensions  59 x 38 x 15 mm  40 x 26 x 14 mm
Activation Magnetic or via software
 LV Catheter Frequency Response  >100 Hz  NA
 Warranted Implant Duration  18 months  6 months
 Pressure Range  -20 – 300 mmHg
 Pressure Accuracy (initial) +2 mmHg/-4 mmHg 
Pressure Drift <2 mmHg/mo. (max)
0.25 mmHg/mo. (average) 
Biopotential Input Range Programmable 
(2.5, 5.0, 10.0, 20.0 mV)
Fixed 
(10.0 mV)
Biopotential Bandwidth ECG & EMG: 0.1 – 100 Hz
EEG: 3 - 100 Hz
 Temperature Range 32 – 41 °C
 Temperature Accuracy ± 0.1 °C 
 Temperature Drift  <0.5°C