15 Monitoring Uterine Activity Externally
Testing Toco Transducers
If any of the following tests fail, repeat the test using another transducer. If the second transducer
passes the tests, confirming that the first transducer is defective, contact your service personnel.
If the second transducer also fails the tests, contact your service personnel.
You can test all Toco transducers, including the cableless ones, as described above.
To test a Toco transducer:
Switch on the monitor and the
Connect the transducer to the fetal
Gently apply pressure to the pick-
Check if after a few seconds the
values on the display and paper
show this change in pressure.