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1083703
1069062 R04
SimplyGo
JH 8/27/12
USER MANUAL
EN-INTL

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    1083703 1069062 R04 SimplyGo JH 8/27/12 USER MANUAL EN-INTL...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Operating the SimplyGo Device ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������13 Power Options �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������13 Device Warm-Up Breathing ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������14 Operating Modes ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������14 Operating the SimplyGo Device and Changing Device Settings ������������������������������������16 Alarm Indicators and Screen Symbols ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������19 Troubleshooting ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������26 Caring for your Battery ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������27 Battery Storage ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������27 Connecting the Optional Humidifier �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������28...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    This device is not intended to be life-sustaining or life-supporting. • This device is not intended for newborn and infant use. Device and Accessories Description The SimplyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator, its features, and its accessories are described in detail in this manual� Read and understand it completely before operating the device� This manual applies to the following accessories: •...

  • Page 5: Simplygo System

    SimplyGo User Manual SimplyGo System The device comes with the following items� If any are missing, contact your equipment provider� • SimplyGo Device in Carrying Case with Shoulder Strap • This User Manual • Rechargeable Battery • AC Power Supply and Cord • DC Power Supply • Accessory Bag • Mobile Cart...

  • Page 6: Warnings And Cautions

    SimplyGo User Manual Warnings and Cautions Warnings A warning represents the possibility of harm to the operator or patient� • The operator should read and understand this entire manual before using the device� • The device is not intended for life support. Where the prescribing health care professional has determined that an interruption in the supply of oxygen, for any reason, may have serious consequences to the user, an alternate source of oxygen should be available for immediate use�...

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    Be aware that the electrical cord and/or tubing could present a tripping or strangulation hazard� • Use only power cords supplied by Philips Respironics for this device. Use of power cords not supplied by Philips Respironics may cause overheating or damage to the device and may result in increased emissions or decreased immunity of the equipment or system� • Do not operate without the battery installed and working. If primary power is lost with no battery in place, the device will stop operating without warning the user�...

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    SimplyGo User Manual • Portable and Mobile RF Communications Equipment can affect Medical Electrical Equipment� See the EMC section of this manual for distances to observe between RF Generators and the SimplyGo device to avoid interference� Cautions A caution represents the possibility of damage to the equipment� • Do not immerse the device or allow any liquid to enter the enclosure. • When the device is used in an automobile, disconnect it from the DC auto adapter outlet when the automobile is turned off. Do not operate the device in a non-running vehicle for an extended period of time, as this may deplete the vehicle’s battery and prevent the...

  • Page 9: Symbol Key

    How to Contact Philips Respironics To have your device serviced, contact your home care provider� If you need to contact Philips Respironics directly, call the Customer Service department at 1-724-387-4000 or +49 8152 93060� You can also use one of the...

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    SimplyGo’s battery times vary depending on which operating mode (Pulse or Continuous Flow) is being used and which setting is selected in the operating mode� SimplyGo is designed to allow easy access to the battery so that it is easy to swap out and utilize extra batteries (sold separately) as needed� Extra batteries fit easily into the zippered pouch of the carrying case or in the handy accessories bag�...

  • Page 11: System Overview

    SimplyGo User Manual System Overview Begin by becoming familiar with your SimplyGo device� Item Description Function Control Panel Control switches and LCD display Carrying Handle Hand grip area for lifting and transporting the device Patient Cannula Oxygen output and connection point for...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Control Panel Item Description Function Power Turns the device On and Off Alarm Silence Turns the audible alarm off Mode Selects one of the three possible operating states of the device Display Screen Shows information about the operating status of the device Plus (+)/Minus (–) + Increases the displayed setting; – Decreases...

  • Page 13: Inserting And Removing The Batteries

    SimplyGo User Manual Inserting and Removing the Batteries Your SimplyGo device comes with one rechargeable lithium ion battery� To insert it correctly, follow these steps� 1� Place your device in a well ventilated location and make sure it is turned off.

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    Position the battery over the battery compartment in the top, rear corner of the SimplyGo enclosure with your fingers pointing toward the handle� The battery compartment is shaped so that there is only one way the battery can be inserted and this will align the battery correctly�...

  • Page 15: Charging The Battery With The Ac Power Supply

    To charge the battery using the AC Power Cord provided with your system, follow these steps� 1� Connect the AC Power Supply’s output cable to the SimplyGo power input connector� 2� Connect the AC Power Cord’s connector into the AC power supply�...

  • Page 16: Operating The Simplygo Device

    DC electrical outlet� Because the amount of current available in the vehicle electrical system is limited, the current available to charge the SimplyGo battery will be determined by the operating mode of the device� At high settings the time required to charge the battery will be much longer and at the highest settings, it may not charge at all�...

  • Page 17: Device Warm-up Breathing

    SimplyGo User Manual Device Warm-Up Breathing When you turn on your SimplyGo device, it will sense if you are breathing from it� If you are not yet breathing through the cannula, SimplyGo will begin to pulse automatically about once every five seconds� The only purpose of this “device warm-up breathing”...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Caution: When the SimplyGo device is connected to a CPAP device, you can only use the Continuous Flow operating mode. 3. Sleep Mode Screen The Sleep operating mode is similar to the Pulse Mode� The device detects when the user begins to take a breath using a more sensitive detection level�...

  • Page 19: Operating The Simplygo Device And Changing Device Settings

    Note: A standard single lumen nasal cannula and tubing (not supplied) should be used to deliver oxygen from the SimplyGo device� The device works with cannula tubing up to 30 ft� (9 m)�...

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    It may take up to ten minutes to reach the specified purity levels for the setting� It is safe to begin breathing from the SimplyGo device immediately� Breathing from the device will cause it to reach oxygen purity levels faster than ten minutes�...

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    Turning the SimplyGo Device Off 1� When you are ready to turn your SimplyGo device off, press the Power button� The screen below appears� 2� Press the Power button a second time and the SimplyGo device will turn off�...

  • Page 22: Alarm Indicators And Screen Symbols

    SimplyGo User Manual Alarm Indicators and Screen Symbols Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators No Breath Alarm This alarm occurs when a breath is not Check the connection detected for a period from the cannula to of 2 minutes or more�...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators High Breath Rate Alarm This alarm indicates that the user’s breath rate is The indicator resets exceeding the capacity itself when the breath of the device� The device rate is reduced� If this...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators Low Battery Alarm This alarm occurs when approximately Replace the battery 17 minutes of or connect to a power battery life remains� source� Remaining battery life (Press the Alarm is dependent on your...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators If the device is operating in the carrying case, make sure it has been placed correctly in the case so that the outlet vents are in the front� Attention The vents should be...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators Battery Charging While Partly Full Symbol When a battery symbol similar to this appears (with the charging bars scrolling on the left and at mid-height No action needed� on the right), the battery is partly full and recharging�...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators Press the Power button to turn the 1st press of the On/Off Symbol device on or off. Power button Note: To prevent This symbol appears = 1 long beep� when the device is...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Visual, Audio Description What To Do Indicators If this is your Mode setting, no action is Continuous Flow Mode needed� Indicator If this is not your This symbol appears when Mode setting, press the device is operating in the Mode button until Continuous Flow Mode.

  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    SimplyGo User Manual Troubleshooting The table below lists common problems and actions you can take� If you are unable to resolve a problem, please contact your home care provider� Problem Possible Cause What You Should Do Device Won’t Battery is depleted�...

  • Page 30: Caring For Your Battery

    SimplyGo User Manual Caring for your Battery Handle your battery with care� • Do not allow the battery’s terminals to touch together as this will cause it to fail� • Do not immerse the battery in water. • Do not disassemble or deform the battery. • Do not expose to, or dispose of, the battery in fire. • Avoid exposing the battery to excessive physical shock or vibration (dropping, etc�)� • Keep all batteries out of the reach of children. • Do not use any battery that has been damaged in any way. • Always charge the battery in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, using specified chargers only� •...

  • Page 31: Connecting The Optional Humidifier

    SimplyGo User Manual Connecting the Optional Humidifier Warnings • Only use the humidifier connector tubing supplied with the SimplyGo Humidifier Connecting Tube kit (REF 1101172) or the SimplyGo Humidifier Pouch and Tube kit (REF 1101602). • Do not overfill humidifier. • Do not reverse the oxygen input and output connections. Water from the humidifier bottle will travel through the cannula back to the patient� • Do not use the humidifier while the device is in Pulse mode. Note: Only connect the humidifier if prescribed� Only use the humidifier if the device is in Continuous Flow mode.

  • Page 32: Caring For Your Simplygo System

    Caring for your SimplyGo System Cleaning the Device and Rechargeable Battery Warning: To avoid electrical shock, do not remove the SimplyGo covers� The covers should only be removed by authorized service personnel� Do not apply liquid directly to the covers� Do not use alcohol, solvents, polishes or any oily substances on the device, as they are flammable�...

  • Page 33: Cleaning The Accessories

    To wash the carrying case and mobile cart by hand, use only warm water and a mild liquid dish detergent� 1� Remove the SimplyGo device from the carrying case or mobile cart� 2� Dampen a cloth in the detergent and water solution and wipe the outside surfaces of the case clean�...

  • Page 34: Simplygo Portable Oxygen Concentrator Mobility

    Your SimplyGo system has been designed to provide you with a source of oxygen that can be carried with you� To enable you to do so, your SimplyGo device has a carrying case bag, accessory bag, and a mobile cart for use with it�...

  • Page 35: Simplygo Accessory Bag

    SimplyGo carrying case� This bag can be attached to the mobile cart along with your SimplyGo device as described below� SimplyGo Mobile Cart The SimplyGo mobile cart provides you an alternative method to carrying the SimplyGo in its carrying case�...

  • Page 36: By Motor Vehicle

    SimplyGo User Manual By Motor Vehicle Use the SimplyGo DC power supply to plug in your system using the vehicle’s cigarette lighter or DC power input� Whenever the SimplyGo system is running from a DC power source, the battery installed in your device will begin recharging�...

  • Page 37: Specifications

    SimplyGo User Manual Specifications Operational temperature: 41° F to 104° F (5° C to 40° C) Operating Relative humidity: 15% to 95% Conditions Altitude: up to 10,000 ft� (3048 m�) Storage and Transport -4° F to 140° F (-20° C to 60° C) - unit only Conditions Relative humidity: up to 95%, non condensing SimplyGo Oxygen Concentrator Oxygen 87%-96% at all settings...

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    SimplyGo User Manual User Interface Push buttons, back-lit liquid crystal display (LCD) 11�5 in x 10 in x 6 in Dimensions (29�2 cm x 25�4 cm x 15�2 cm) Weight 10�0 lbs (4�54 kg) with battery installed 43 dBA max� at Nominal Pulse Mode Setting of 2...

  • Page 39: Standards Compliance

    IEC 60601-1-2, 2nd edition, Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1-2: Gen- eral Requirement for Safety – Collateral Standard: Electromagnetic (EMC) Compatibility – Requirements and tests� RTCA/DO-160F section 21, category M; Emission of Radio Frequency Energy ISO 8359, Oxygen Concentrators for Medical use – Safety Requirements� Classification The SimplyGo is classified as: • IEC Class II Internally Powered Equipment • Type BF Applied Part • IPX1: Drip Proof Equipment •...

  • Page 40: Emc Information

    SimplyGo User Manual EMC Information Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration – Electromagnetic Emissions SimplyGo is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below� The user of SimplyGo should assure that it is used in such an environment� Emissions Test Compliance...

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    SimplyGo User Manual Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration – Electromagnetic Immunity SimplyGo is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below� The user of SimplyGo should assure that it is used in such an environment� IEC 60601 Compliance Immunity Test...

  • Page 42: Limited Warranty

    SimplyGo User Manual Limited Warranty Respironics, Inc� (“Respironics”) warrants the SimplyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator System (the “Product”) as set forth in the following paragraphs� Limited Warranty Respironics warrants that the Product, except as otherwise stated herein, is free from defects in materials and...

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