RAPIDLab® 348EX Blood Gas SystemDeliver reliable and economical critical care testing in low-volume settings

Get trusted results for critical analytes with ease, efficiency, and economy.

 

The RAPIDLab® 348EX Blood Gas System* is the cost-effective solution for smaller laboratories tasked with the challenge of performing fast-turnaround critical care tests. Fully-automated operation supports low-to-medium throughput on an easy-to-use analyzer that’s ready to generate accurate, on-demand results when clinicians need them, with a minimum of operator involvement.

  • Fast, accurate critical care results from whole blood and dialysate fluid
  • Easy-to-use design features a color touchscreen, bar-code scanner and front panel access to sensors, reagents, and waste
  • Proven Ready Sensor® technology for reliable, low maintenance operation
  • Automatic sample aspiration, calibration and washes increase workflow efficiency
  • Compact footprint fits easily in core laboratory and other testing locations
  • Advanced data management and connectivity with optional remote control and monitoring via the RAPIDComm® Data Management System
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Technical Specifications

System Overview

Sample Size

Syringe: 95 µL

Capillary: 95 µL

Microsample mode: 50 µL

Sample Type

Whole blood

Dialysate fluid

Analysis time

Approximately 60 seconds to result

Calibration

Automatic or on demand

Temperature:

10.0°C–43.9°C

Hemoglobin:

2.0–25.0 g/dL

FIO2:

15.0%–100.0%

Patient/Operator IDs:                         

Up to 16 characters (alphanumeric)

Sample location:               

Radial, brachial, femoral, cord, arterial line (with RAPIDComm® Data Management System)

Display Interface

Intuitive, icon-based color touchscreen

Onboard Computer

Storage

Capacity/Memory               

Up to 250 patient test records

Up to 90 results for each level of QC

Data Export

Via integrated USB port/flash drive to PC, or direct to LIS/HIS or RAPIDComm® Data Management System

Connectivity Options

Serial

RS232, LIS1, LIS2, LIS3 protocol

Bi-directional                      

Can be set up for monitoring/control and connectivity via the RAPIDComm Data Management System

Peripheral Interfaces

USB Port

Standard USB 2.0

External Barcode Reader

Standard USB 2.0

Environmental

Temperature:

15ºC–32ºC

Humidity:

max. 85% at 32ºC non-condensing

Barometric Pressure

400-825 mmHg

Power Requirements

Rating:

80 VA

Voltage:

100–240 V

Frequency:

50/60 Hz

          

General

System Dimensions

Width:           
Depth:
Height: 
Weight :

385 mm (15.2 in.)
353 mm (13.9 in.)
382 mm (15.0 in.)
 9.4 kg (20.7 lb)

Approvals

UL, CSA, IEC, EN-61010, CE Marked with full CB Scheme and all National Deviations. Complies with the IVD directive

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