Hoffrichter CARAT II Service Manual: A Guide for BiPAP Users and Technicians
The Hoffrichter CARAT II is a bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) device that provides continuous or intermittent ventilation for patients with respiratory insufficiency or sleep apnea. The device can be used in home or hospital settings, and has various modes and settings to suit different patient needs.
The Hoffrichter CARAT II service manual is a comprehensive document that covers the following topics:
The features and specifications of the device, including the components, accessories, display, alarms, and data management.
The installation and operation of the device, including the power supply, tubing, mask, humidifier, filters, and battery.
The settings and modes of the device, including the CPAP, S, ST, T, and PC modes, the pressure and volume settings, the ramp and trigger functions, the backup rate and apnea alarm, and the comfort features.
The maintenance and troubleshooting of the device, including the cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, calibration, service check, error codes, and warranty.
The Hoffrichter CARAT II service manual is intended for BiPAP users and technicians who want to learn more about the device and how to use it safely and effectively. The manual provides detailed instructions and illustrations to help users and technicians understand the device and its functions. The manual also provides important safety information and warnings to prevent injury or damage to the device or the patient.
The Hoffrichter CARAT II service manual can be downloaded from the Hoffrichter website or obtained from the authorized dealer or distributor. The manual should be read carefully before using or servicing the device. The manual should be kept in a safe place for future reference.
Features and Specifications of the Hoffrichter CARAT II
The Hoffrichter CARAT II is a bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) device that delivers two levels of pressure: a higher inspiratory pressure (IPAP) and a lower expiratory pressure (EPAP). The device can also deliver a constant pressure (CPAP) or a variable pressure (PC) depending on the mode selected. The device can provide continuous or intermittent ventilation for patients with respiratory insufficiency or sleep apnea.
The Hoffrichter CARAT II has the following features and specifications:
Dimensions22 x 19 x 11 cm
Power supply100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 12 V DC
BatteryOptional external lithium-ion battery with 8 hours of operation
Pressure range4-25 cmH2O
Volume range50-1500 ml
Flow range0-200 l/min
ModesCPAP, S, ST, T, PC
Ramp time0-45 minutes
Trigger sensitivityAuto or adjustable (1-9)
Backup rate4-40 bpm
Data managementBuilt-in SD card and USB port for data transfer and analysis
DisplayLCD screen with backlight and keypad for easy navigation and operation
AlarmsAudible and visual alarms for power failure, low battery, high/low pressure, high/low volume, high/low flow, apnea, disconnection, and obstruction
AccessoriesHose system, mask, humidifier, filter, carrying case, power cord, user manual, service manual
Warranty2 years for the device and 6 months for the accessories aa16f39245