Local in-device memory feature for electrically powered medical equipment

  • US 5,400,267 A
  • Filed: 12/08/1992
  • Issued: 03/21/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/08/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. In a medical device selected from a plurality of different types of medical devices, the medical device to be connected to a power supply that supplies an output to the medical device during use, the output of the power supply having selectable voltage and current parameters specific to each one of the plurality of different types of medical devices, the improvement comprising memory means disposed in the medical device for storing identification data identifying the type of medical device connected to the power supply, the selection of the voltage and current parameters of the output determined responsive to the identification data.

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