Electrode Adapter for R2 connector

Electrode Adapter for R2 connector

Product Code 162-0106USA

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What's Included?

  • Electrode adapter for R2 connector

This electrode adapter has been designed for use with the R2 connector.

This electrode adapter converts R2 connector to QUIK-COMBO connector, allowing Physio Control’s QUIK-COMBO electrode pads to be used with R2 AEDs. 

About the Manufacturer              

Physio Control has had many achievements since being founded in 1955. One of their most notable accolades was their Lifepak 1000 being selected to be the very first portable AED in Space. It was taken aboard the International Space Station to protect the crew from sudden cardiac arrest, a condition which really can happen anywhere and at any time.

When developing AEDs for public access, ‘ease of use’ has been at the forefront for Physio Control. This helps to ensure that no matter the training level or experience of the user, they can feel confident when using a Physio Control AED in a cardiac emergency.

More Information

If you have any other questions about the Electrode Adapter for R2 connector or any of our other products listed on our website, then the friendly defibshop team are here to help.

To get in touch, simply call 888 820 0760 and one of our advisors will be happy to share their knowledge with you whilst helping to ensure that you find the right products to meet your needs. 

 Want to know why you should choose us? 

  • Experienced and knowledgeable staff on-hand to offer impartial advice on all things AEDs
  • We have a nationwide training network to deliver training in the use of a defib and CPR
  • Not only providing free battery and pad reminders, we also will replace your electrode pads for free if you use your defib in the first two years after purchase
  • Over 14 years worth of experience as an AED specialist 
  • 5 / 5 Review Score
  • Over 97% of our customers would buy from us again

 

What is an IP rating?

An IP (Ingress Protection) rating classifies the degrees of protection of an electrical item against water and dust. Beginning with IP and followed by two numbers, the first digit is indicative of the item’s resistance to dust and the second is of its resistance to water. Protection against dust is measured from */ 0 up to 6, whereas protection against water is measured from */ 0 up to 8. The protection against these elements increases as the number does, with * / 0 telling us that the item has NO protection against either dust or water.

Why is this important?

The IP rating of a defib will tell you (and us!) whether it is suitable for the environment where it’s most likely to be used; for example, if there is a good chance your defib may be used in an outdoor environment, you will need a unit with a higher IP rating to ensure it can be used regardless the weather or terrain. If you are looking for a defibrillator more suitable for an indoors environment, you can afford to choose one with a lower IP rating, based on the other features that may be more suitable.

When a particular product is “approved” by the FDA, this marks the pass in the premarket approval (or PMA) application of a particular product which has been submitted to the FDA.

To receive approval of a device through a PMA application, the applicant in question must provide reasonable assurance of the device’s safety and effectiveness which is then challenged by the FDA before being approved.

Whilst all AEDs can be used to increase chances of survival and even save a life in the event of a cardiac arrest, FDA approved devices provide that extra piece of mind that the specific unit being used has undergone vigorous and substantial testing to ensure that that particular piece of equipment operates just as it should and provides the most effective care possible.

Many manufacturers perform their own tests on products, but not all defibrillators will undergo the same premarket approval as FDA approved devices and there is no guarantee or stamp of certification if testing has taken place with non-FDA approved products.