Press Release Summary:
Used to control medical devices, wireless foot switches use globally accessible, 2.4 GHz, frequency-hopping protocol for optimal stability. StandardÂ 1- and 2-pedal models are available; pushbuttons are optional. Other features include standard packaged or PCB- Receiver, USB Stick Receiver, up to 14 digital and 3 analog control functions, and multiple options. Sleep-mode, <200 msec wake-up time, and real-time battery charge status monitoring extend battery service life.
Original Press Release:
Field-Proven Wireless Medical-Grade Foot Switches
Since 2004, Steute has pioneered the development of wireless foot switches for medical applications, with thousands installed worldwide controlling radiology systems, ophthalmic surgery equipment, surgical microscopes, patient tables and other devices.
These units are designed with their proprietary, globally-accessible, 2.4 GHz frequency-hopping protocol. This bidirectional, 32 RF-channel protocol changes transmission frequency 200 times per second... providing extreme reliability in both surgical and therapeutic medical applications. Sleep-mode, fast wake-up time (< 200ms), and real-time battery charge status monitoring extend battery service life and facilitate efficient power management.
Complies with all FDA wireless guidelines and FCC requirements.
Standard one and two-pedal models, with optional pushbuttons available.
Standard packaged or PCB- Receiver available
USB Stick Receiver available
Digital and analog control functionality
Rechargeable Lithium battery
Ingress protection up to IP X8
User programmable sleep mode function
Mechanical life expectancy: > 1 million operations
Modular approvals for: North America, Europe, Japan
Inadvertent operation protection
Custom foot switches with other actuator choices (e.g. rocker switches, joysticks, joypads, et al)
Custom Receiver designs
Custom wireless hand-held controls
High-frequency surgical equipment
PHACO surgery systems
Ultrasonic diagnostic systems
Orthopedic surgery equipment
Endoscopic surgical equipment
Wound management systems
Steute's broad range of ergonomically-optimized, medical-grade foot switches can be custom-configured to meet the OEM's specific application needs.... without incurring any engineering or tooling costs. Available with up to 14 digital and 3 analog control functions. CE, cCSAus and FCC compliant.
For additional information and complete specifications on the full line of Foot Switches, go to www.SteuteMeditech.com.
Telephone: (203) 244-6302
STEUTE Meditech, Inc.
901 Ethan Allen Highway, Suite 102
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Telephone: (203) 244-6302