PageWriter TC20 cardiograph

The Philips PageWriter TC20

  • The Philips PageWriter TC20 is easy to use
    1-2-3 touch operation
  • Automated workflow with one
    button push
  • Clinical decision support with industry
    leading DXL ECG Algorithm
  • ECG functions Simultaneous lead acquisition
    12 leads
  • ECG reports • 3×4, 3×4 1R, 3×4 3R, 3×4 1R plus ST Maps, 6×2, 12×1
  • Standard and Cabrera formats, plus Pan 12 Cabrera Standard measurements
  • Ten interval, duration, and axis measurements
  • Configurable QT correction method Rhythm strips Up to 12 configurable leads Disclosure (D05) •
  • Five-minute history of all 12 leads
  • Complete ECG report of any selected 10 seconds Event marking (D05)
  • Six independent events can be marked for later review and analysis
  • Event markers appear on ECG reports Timed ECG Support for pharma stress protocols Report storage and transfer Full fidelity at 500Hz of 10 seconds for all 12 leads Data format PDF, XML, DICOM 12-lead ECG, and DICOM General ECG formats DXL ECG Algorithm (D03) Interpretive statements
  • >600 interpretive statements •
  • Integrated paediatric analysis Borderline statement suppression, Three configurable settings Extended measurements•
  • 46 measurements of morphology analysis in each of the 12 leads •
  • 21 parameters of rhythm analysis Reasons Selectable explanations of all interpretive statements Nomenclature Aligned with 2007 AHA/ACCF/HRS Recommendations, Part II1 STEMI diagnostic aids Graphical ST presentation •
  • Two ECG reports with polar ST Maps •
  • Frontal and transverse planes Age and gender criteria (D03) Based upon 2009 AHA/ACCF/HRS Recommendations, Part VI: Acute Ischemia/Infarction2 STEMI-CA (Culprit Artery) (D03) •
  • Criteria that suggest any of four probable sites of the occluded coronary artery •
  • Based upon 2009 AHA/ACCF/HRS Recommendations, Part VI2 Critical values (D03) Highlights four conditions requiring immediate clinical attention
    1 AHA/ACCF/HRS Recommendations for the Standardization and Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram, Part II: Electrocardiography Diagnostic Statement List. J Am Coll Cardiology, 2007; 49:1128-135. 2 AHA/ACCF/HRS Recommendations for the Standardization and Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram, Part VI: Acute Ischemia/Infarction. Circulation, 2009; 119:e262-e270.
    Advanced bi-directional network communications3 Central time management (D01) Time can be manually or automatically synchronized to a Network Time Server via IntelliSpace ECG or IntelliBridge Enterprise Orders worklist (D01) •
  • Download of orders worklist from networked server •
  • User-configurable drop down lists (e.g., by location, user, or shift) •
  • Ad-hoc query for specific orders based upon multiple user-entered or scanned search criteria (e.g., Patient ID, Last/First Name) •
  • Supported by Open Worklist with IntelliSpace ECG and select departmental systems •
  • Supported by standard HL7 and DICOM interfaces via IntelliBridge Enterprise for departmental and hospital systems ADT (D02) • Query and retrieval of patient demographic information •
  • Based upon user-entered or scanned search criteria (e.g., Patient ID, Last/First Name) •
  • Supported by standard HL7 interface via IntelliBridge Enterprise for hospital systems Last ECG (D06) •
  • Automatic retrieval of previous ECG or list of available ECGs for current patient •
  • Supported by IntelliSpace ECG Interactive query (D06) •
  • Retrieval of selected ECGs based upon user-entered search criteria •
  • Supported by IntelliSpace ECG Manual orders (D07) Create patient worklists with complete demographic information for later retrieval DICOM ECG Output (D08) •
  • Create DICOM 12-lead ECG • Generate DICOM General
  • ECG Signal quality indicators Leads-off advisory Anatomical lead map displays the location and label of loose or disconnected leads/electrodes Lead colour Four colours to indicate quality of individual leads LeadCheck Lead-placement software detects 20 different lead reversals Heart rate Continuous display of patient heart rate Print preview Full-screen preview of ECG waveforms prior to printing User training and self help Application help Integrated graphical help for primary functions Self-paced training PC-based, interactive, dynamic animation covering all major clinical functions Training mode Integrated waveform simulation


  • When networked with select hospital and departmental solutions; refer to supplier specifications
  •  Technical Specifications
    User interface Touchscreen • 1-2-3 operation •
  • Context-sensitive application •
  • Five-wire, resistive touchscreen Keyboard •
  • Backlit 1-2-3 buttons •
  • 65-button, standard full alphanumeric keyboard •
  • Special characters supported Membrane keyboard cover Silicone-based flexible cover protects keyboard from particulate and liquid ingress Display Size 6.5in TFT active matrix Resolution 640 x 480 VGA Colors 64K colors Patient connections Patient cable Acquire data at 8,000 samples/second on each patient connection Long patient cable (H23) Extended-length lead wires enable greater distances between the patient cable and the patient connections End connectors (adaptors) Alligator clips (E01) Alligator clips for tab electrodes Wide tab (E02) Flat adaptor for tab electrodes reduces twisting (AAMI only) Welsh bulbs (E04) Six Welsh bulbs and four limb clamps Snap/Tab adaptor (E06) Fits both snap and tab electrodes with metal on both sides Printer Resolution High-resolution, digital-array printer using thermal-sensitive paper; 200dpi (voltage axis) by 500dpi (time axis) at 25mm/sec Connectivity LAN (D20) 10/100 Base-TX IEEE 802.3 ethernet via on-board RJ45 Wireless LAN (D23) 802.11(b/g) Internal storage (D06) 200 ECGs External storage (D06) 200 ECGs with optional USB device Automated data input Bar code reader (H12) •
  • Reads Code 39 Symbology •
  • Flexible field data entry Smart “IC” card reader (H14) • ISO 7816 and EMV 3.1.1 •
  • Supports SLE 4418/28 and SLE 4443/42
    Pre-processing filters AC noise 50 or 60Hz Signal processing Artifact Rejection and Baseline Wander Presentation filters – 10 sec reports High pass 0.05, 0.15, and 0.5Hz Low pass 40, 100, and 150Hz Presentation filters – rhythm High pass 0.05 and 0.15Hz Low pass 40, 100, and 150Hz Electrical Battery Lithium ion Battery capacity •
  • Typically 30 ECGs or 30 minutes of continuous rhythm recording on a full charge •
  • No fail operation during ECG printing Battery recharge Four hours to full capacity Main power 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz Power consumption 60 W max Mechanical Dimensions 31 x 40 x 21cm (12 x 16 x 8in) Weight 8.6kg (19lb) includes battery, patient cable Environmental Operating conditions •
  • 10° to 40°C (50°F to 104°F) •
  • 10% to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing) •
  • Up to 4,200m (14,000ft) altitude Storage conditions •
  • -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F) • 10% to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing) •
  • Up to 4,550m (15,000ft) altitude
  • Safety and performance International standards and regulations •
  • General Requirement for Safety IEC 60601-1: 1988 +A1:1991 +A2:1995 • Particular Requirement for Safety of Electrocardiographs IEC 60601-2-25: 1993 + A1:1999 •
  • Particular Requirements for Safety IEC 60601-2-51: 2003 •
  • US General Requirements for Safety UL 2601-1: 2003 1997 •
  • Diagnostic Electrocardiographic Devices AAMI EC11 1991 (R: 2001) •
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 601.1-M90 S1:1994 B:1996 •
  • Electromagnetic compatibility IEC 60601-1-2 second edition 2001


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