VentElite Ventilator for Small Rodents

• Graphical display of real-time pressure reading 
• Easy to use color touch screen 
• Pressure or Volume mode in a single ventilator 
• Additional features including Sigh Breath, Inspiratory or Expiratory Hold, adjustable I:E, PEEP

  • 1Description

The VentElite  was designed for animal research applications and is intended for use on subjects ranging in size from mice to guinea pigs. The goal in designing this ventilator was to maintain versatility and ease of use while fostering safe and physiologically accurate mechanical ventilation conditions. 

  • 1Specifications
Suggested Weight Range3 g to 1 kg
SpeciesMouse to Guinea Pig
Port Size: To Animal and Source3.6-3.8 mm (0.14-0.15 in)
Port Sizes: From Animal and Exhaust4.0 mm (0.16 in)
Control ModesVolume or Pressure
Tidal Volume Range50 µl to 5 ml
Tidal Volume Accuracy0.1 µl
Tidal Volume Resolution1 µl
Peak Inspiratory Pressure (PIP)0-50 cmH<sub2< sub="">O
PIP Accuracy0.7 cmH<sub><font size="2">2O
PIP Resolution1 cmH<sub><font size="2">2O
Breath Rate10 to 300 bpm
I:E Ratio20-80%
Gas SupplyRoom air or nonflammable mixed gas
Sigh FrequencyEvery 10-999 breaths, or manual
Sigh Breath0-20% of Tidal Volume (in Volume Mode) or PIP (in Pressure Mode)
Safety AlarmsOver- and under pressure
Signal InputTTL, 0-5 VDC
Signal OutputTTL, 0-5VDC, 5mA
Remote CommunicationRS-485
Power Supply100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Input Power15 V DC, 25 W
Input Power Connector2.5 mm ID x 5.0 mm OD plug
Dimensions (W x D x H)31.8 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm (12.5 x 8.0 x 7.0 in)
Weight3.4 kg (7.6 lbs)
Warranty2 years