Rigel-288AUS biomedical appliance testers are available for purchase from Emona Instruments . These appliance testers have been designed specifically to carry out electrical tests on medical devices as outlined in AS/NZS3551:2004 'Technical Management Programs for Medical Devices'.
Medical devices have been defined as those devices that make physical or electrical contact with the patient. They are used for either diagnosis, treatment or monitoring purposes. Engineers and technicians whose job it is to procure, test, install, maintain, calibrate or operate medical devices are required to carry out the appropriate procedures for acceptance, fault management and routine testing of these devices.
These next generation appliance testers have a wireless Bluetooth tag printer and scanner. They carry out the electrical tests and then store the results ready for downloading to PC asset database software. This software manages inspection and test results, produces test certificates and schedules the next round of tests ensuring that the operator complies fully with AS/NZS3551:2004.