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2009 PolysomnograPhy Buyers guide

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Company Bio-logic, a division of Natus (800) 323-8326 www.natus.com [email protected] Sleepscan Vision Digital Routine 2.5 x 10 x 7; 5 x 4 x 0.75 3; less than 0.5 Starting at $20,000/One year No 44 256, 512 Yes Adult, pediatric Ethernet Yes Sleepscan Netlink Traveler Digital Ambulatory 5.74 x 1.74 x 3.9; 6 x 2 x 1.5 0.8 Starting at $16,000/One year Yes, rechargeable Li-Ion 36 256, 512 Yes Adult, pediatric Ethernet External pulse oximeter Cadwell Laboratories Inc. (800) 245-3001 www.cadwell.com [email protected] Easy II Digital Routine 3.5 x 9 x 6 3 One year No 32 6,400 Yes Adult, pediatric, neonate Ethernet Easy III Digital ICU, epilepsy/LTM, routine 2 x 10 x 6.5 3 One year No 34 to 150+ 3,200 Yes Adult, pediatric, neonate Ethernet Yes Adult, pediatric, neonate Yes, standard C or D cell 32 Easy Ambulatory II Digital Ambulatory, routine 4 x 6 (pouch) Less than one Cleveland Medical Devices Inc. (877) 253-8363 www.clevemed.com [email protected] Crystal Monitor PSG Series (20-B and 20-S) Digital PSG Combined in one unit: 5.3 x 2.5 x 1 210 g One year Yes 14 256 Yes Adult, pediatric Wireless 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz Sapphire PSG Digital PSG Combined in one unit: 8.4 x 4 x 1.4 538 g One year Yes 22 256 Yes Adult, pediatric Wireless 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz Built-in pulse oximeter, body position, nasal pressure, and pressure-based airflow for CPAP and BiPAP levels Windows® XP and Vista RIP or piezo crystals Combined in one unit: 4.6 x 2.7 x 1 190 g One year Yes Nine 256 Yes Adult, pediatric Wireless 2.4 GHz Built-in pulse oximeter, body position, nasal pressure, and pressure-based airflow for CPAP and BiPAP levels Windows® XP or Vista RIP or piezo crystals One year No Up to 64 512 Yes Adult, pediatric, infant Ethernet Up to 16 external connections SleepScout Digital Compumedics USA Inc. (877) 717-3975 www.compumedics.com [email protected] E-Series Digital Routine, clinical, EEG, PSG 2.95 x 7.4 x 7.4; 0.98 x 7.4 x 5.1 4.4; 1.37 Two years No 60 1 to 2000 Referential/bipolar/re-reference Adult, pediatric, infant Ethernet Integrated oximeter, eight DC inputs 0.8 x 4.9 x 2.5 0.24 Two years Yes Seven, 14 derived 1 to 200 Yes Adult, pediatric Ambulatory or USB-wired Integrated oximeter, autoset PAP Embla (888) 662-7632 www.embla.com [email protected] REMLogic N7000 Both Embletta Digital Grass Technologies, an Astro-Med Inc. product group (877) 472-7779 www.grasstechnologies.com [email protected] AURA PSG wireless/ambulatory system Digital Routine, ambulatory 2 x 6 x 7; same unit 2.3; same unit Limited lifetime warranty on Grass Technologies manufactured parts Yes 24 built-in, eight external 200 Programmable Adult, pediatric, infant Wireless All Comet PSG Digital Routine, ambulatory 2 x 6 x 7; same unit 2.3; same unit Limited lifetime warranty on Grass Technologies manufactured parts Yes Up to 50 200 or 400 samples/second Programmable Adult, pediatric, infant Ethernet All

Product name Analog, digital, or both EEG applications Amplifier/headbox dimensions (H x L x W) in inches Amplifier/headbox weight (lb.) Cost/warrany Can the system run on batteries? Recording: Number of channels Sampling rates (Hz) Variable montage capabilities Modes Network connections Serial connectivity

SpO2, nasal pressure, body position, SpO2, nasal pressure, body position, SpO2, nasal pressure, body position, Built-in pulse oximeter, body limb movement limb movement, light limb movement, light position, nasal pressure, and pressure-based airflow for CPAP and BiPAP levels Windows® XP RIP, piezo X X X X X Windows® XP RIP, piezo X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Windows® XP RIP, piezo X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes X X X X X No Yes X X X X X X X Windows® XP or Vista RIP or piezo crystals

Software Type of effort detection Types of sensors/electrodes Full referential EEG Esophageal pH availability Integrated oximeters Integrated pressure transducer NPT-capable Real-time respiratory event detection Real-time cardiac event detection Periodic limb movement detection Thermistor Pneumotachograph Snore channel recording Scoring: Manual Computer-assisted Automatic Ability to trend multiple channels Built-in patient database Customizable reports Printing module Split-screen recording Meets technical/digital specifications in Section III of the 2007 AASM scoring manual Monitoring: Stationary recording Ambulatory recording Control room capabilities Video/surveillance option Local monitoring Remote monitoring CO2 monitoring Look-back features

Windows® XP Professional RIP, piezo crystals X X X X X

Windows® XP Professional RIP, piezo crystals X

Windows® XP RIP or piezo X

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP RIP with derived sum X X X

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP RIP with derived sum

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X X X X X X X Toggle look-back with one click and view live and previously collected data simultaneously; page through and change montages, time scale as desired within look-back Local hard drive, network storage area, CD-R, DVD-R, DVD-RAM On-site installation and training, 24/7 phone support by registered techs, VPN support Local hard drive, network storage area, CD-R, DVD-R, DVD-RAM On-site installation and training, 24/7 phone support by registered techs, VPN support

X X X X X X Up to three hours

X X X X X X Complete study

X X X X X X Up to three hours

X X X X X X Full real-time and post-acquisition review and scoring; look back in different montages and different time scales Removable SD memory card, local hard drive, network drive, CD, DVD Simple installation, on-site training, 24/7 support, web-based and telephone support, loaner units provided at no cost during warranty period

X X X X X X X Full real-time and post-acquisition review and scoring; look back in different montages and different time scales Removable SD memory card, local hard drive, network drive, CD, DVD Simple installation, on-site training, 24/7 support, web-based and telephone support, loaner units provided at no cost during warranty period 22-channel wireless, offers full diagnostic capabilities in a small package for any setting

X X X X X X Full real-time and post-acquisition review and scoring; look back in different montages and different time scales Removable SD memory card, local hard drive, network drive, CD, DVD Simple installation, on-site training, 24/7 support, web-based and telephone support, loaner units provided at no cost during warranty period Type III home monitor exceeds AASM's portable monitoring guidelines, SD card stores sixplus overnight studies, on-board wireless capability allows real-time monitoring, patient self-hookup DVD and packet

X X X X X X Complete and in real-time

X X X X X Review/score/edit/change view

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X X X X X X Complete look-back capabilities

Review/score/edit/change display

Complete look-back capabilities

Data storage options Other: Customer support services

DVD, CD-R, DVD-R

DVD, CD-R, DVD-R

DVD, CD-R, DVD-R

NAS, external

Archiving to CD/DVD/network location Technical support group on 24/7 standby, on-site and online training programs, annual customer focus groups Designed for clinical and research applications, designed to streamline workflow and improve patient data management

Archiving to CD/DVD/network location Packaged with easy-to-use software, intstructional patient hookup video, and 24/7 technical support

Hard disk, DVD±RW

Hard disk, DVD±RW

Free telephone support for PSG systems 24/7

Free telephone support for PSG systems 24/7

Free telephone support for PSG systems 24/7

On-site installation, on-site training, online training, 24/7 support, service contract and fee for service

24/7 customer support provided by Grass Technologies specialists

24/7 customer support provided by Grass Technologies specialists

Additional features

User-definable analysis parameters; dataShare allows analysis of patient files on other computers without special software.

Scorer-to-ScorerTM, Q-Video with Q-Movement animation features

Scorer-to-ScorerTM, Q-Video, sychronized database, remote viewing

Can collect data up to 72 hours with Type I/II, 14 channels, including EEG, battery charge; uses standard flash EOG, EMG, ECG, respiratory effort memory cards belts, body position, pulse oximetry, pressure-based airflow; custom reports in Microsoft Word

Embletta is a pocket-sized digital recorder for diagnosis of sleepdisordered breathing.

EDF import/export, ASCII export available, MPEG4 video capture, compatible with other Grass Technologies PSG systems, including the AURA PSG LITE sleep screener

EDF import/export, ASCII export available, MPEG4 video capture, compatible with other Grass Technologies PSG systems, including the AURA PSG LITE sleep screener

2009 PolysomnograPhy Buyers guide

Company Nihon Kohden America (800) 325-0283 www.nkusa.com [email protected] AirEEG/PSG with Polysmith 6 Digital Routine, ambulatory 4.5 x 5.8 x 2.1; 2.15 x 1 x 5.5 1.05; 0.26 Yes Up to 64 200 Full re-montage capabilities Adult, pediatric, infant Wireless CPAP JE-921 Amplifier with Polysmith 6 Digital Routine 6.6 x 7.3 x 2.8; 5 x 0.95 x 3.3 2.2; 0.7 No Up to 32 Up to 1,000 Full re-montage capabilities Adult, pediatric, infant Ethernet CPAP Philips Respironics (800) 345-6443 www.philips.com/respironics [email protected] Alice 5 Digital Routine Base: 12.5 x 14 x 5; 2 x 4 x 10 (headbox is amp) Base: 7.8; 1.5 Two years n/a 55 Up to 2,000 Yes Adult, pediatric, infant Ethernet Direct Digital for most Respironics Therapy, also analog signal from any external device Windows® 2000, XP Professional, Vista Business Piezo or zRIP X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes X X X In progress X X X In progress X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes X X Alice LE Digital n/a Base: 12.5 x 14 x 5; 2 x 4 x 10 (headbox is amp) Base: 7.8; 1.5 One year n/a 31 Up to 2,000 Yes Adult, pediatric, infant Ethernet Direct Digital for most Respironics Therapy, also analog signal from any external device Windows® 2000, XP Professional, Vista Business Piezo or zRIP X X X X X X X X X X X X X X XLTEK, a division of Natus (800) 387-7516 www.natus.com [email protected] SleepWorks Sleep System with Connex Amplifier Digital Routine, LTM, surgical Base: 1.7 x 12 x 13; breakout: 1.1 x 6.1 x 3.8 Base: 4; breakout: 0.68 Starting at $19,000/ One year limited No 50 512, 256, 200, 50, and 10 Complete montage and reference flexibility No Ethernet 1.5 mm safety touch, 1/8-inch mini phone Windows® XP RIP and/or piezo crystals X X X

Product name Analog, digital, or both EEG applications Amplifier/headbox dimensions (H x L x W) in inches Amplifier/headbox weight (lb.) Cost/warrany Can the system run on batteries? Recording: Number of channels Sampling rates (Hz) Variable montage capabilities Modes Network connections Serial connectivity

Software Type of effort detection Types of sensors/electrodes Full referential EEG Esophageal pH availability Integrated oximeters Integrated pressure transducer NPT-capable Real-time respiratory event detection Real-time cardiac event detection Periodic limb movement detection Thermistor Pneumotachograph Snore channel recording Scoring: Manual Computer-assisted Automatic Ability to trend multiple channels Built-in patient database Customizable reports Printing module Split-screen recording

Windows® XP Professional SP2 or greater Piezo or RIP X X X

Windows® XP Professional SP2 or greater Piezo or RIP X X X

Yes Meets technical/digital specifications in Section III of the 2007 AASM scoring manual Monitoring: Stationary recording Ambulatory recording Control room capabilities Video/surveillance option Local monitoring Remote monitoring CO2 monitoring Look-back features X X X X X X

X X X X X X Multiple time base, time guide, trend bars with editing and artifact marking, drag-and-drop channels, log events Hard drive, CD, DVD, network solution capable

X X X X X X Full real-time/post-acquisition including split view real-time and look-back

X X X X X X Full real-time/post-acquisition including split view real-time and look-back

X X X X X X X Complete review and analysis capability while recording; able to show live and review in split-screen mode

Data storage options Other: Customer support services Polysmith Support provides 24/7 telephone support; 24/7 online support is available where applicable; on-site installation and in-service of sleep system Integrated SaO2, patient status tracking, integrated database, auto-archival of sleep studies, customizable interactive reports with Boolean logic capabilities

Local hard drive, CD, DVD, flash memory, Local hard drive, CD, DVD, flash memory, Hard drive, CD, DVD, any Windowsnetwork drives network drives compatible media 24/7 support, 2005 Frost & Sullivan award recipient for customer-ranked leader in support/service; 2006 market leadership award Six-channel ECG, PTT, Masimo oximetry, EDF/ASCII data export, OmniLab multi-modality titration system, real-time impedance during/after study, integrated intercom, remote data and study access 24/7 support, 2005 Frost & Sullivan award recipient for customer-ranked leader in support/service; 2006 market leadership award Masimo oximetry, EDF/ASCII data export, OmniLab multi-modality titration system, impedance check during/after study, remote data and study access Phone and remote PC support team available 24/7; nationwide network of service engineers can be dispatched quickly when required Fast manual and automated analysis, flexible reporting, easy data management, full EEG capability, integrated Masimo oximeter, selfmonitoring tools, synchronized MPEG4 video

Polysmith Support provides 24/7 telephone support; 24/7 online support is available where applicable; on-site installation and in-service of sleep system Integrated direct flow ETCO2 and SaO2, patient status tracking, integrated database, auto-archival of sleep studies, customizable interactive reports with Boolean logic capabilities

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