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VitaBreath specifications


Product information

The Philips VitaBreath dyspnea relief device is intended as an adjunct therapy for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) patients to provide short-term relief of shortness of breath associated with physical activity. It is for use in the home and hospital/institutional environments.


The device is designed for use by patients under the supervision of a physician.


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Mouthpiece and Cap
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On/Off Button
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Charge Level Indicator (Green LED)
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Carry Strap
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Status Indicator (White LED)
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Charger Cover and Plug
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Air Intake Cover
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Inlet Screen

Product details

Operating temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
AC/DC power supply: 100 to 240 V AC at 50 to 60 Hz
Storage temperature: -25 to 60°C (-13 to 140°F)

Li-ion rechargeable battery

Voltage: 14.8 V DC

Current: 2.3 Ah

Power: 34 Wh

Operating relative humidity: 15 to 95% non-condensing
Type of protection against electric shock: Class II
Storage relative humidity: 15 to 95% non-condensing
Degree of protection against electric shock: Type BF Applied Part

Operating atmospheric pressure:

101 kPa to 57 kPa

(approx. 0-15,000 feet)

Mode of operation: Non-continuous

Expected service life:

Handheld Recovery Device (including power supply and strap): 3 years
Mouthpiece (including cap): 6 months
Inlet Screen: 6 months

Degree of protection against electric shock: Type BF Applied Part
Weight: 532 g
Disposal: Separate collection for electrical and electronic equipment per EC Directive 2012/19/EU. Dispose of this device in accordance with local regulations.
Size: 20 cm x 11 cm
Maximum activation (ON) time: <10 minutes
Maximum deactivation (OFF) time: ≥30 minutes

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