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Features Instant Response technology for improved performance at


									Valleylab Force FX                                            Equipment for the way you operate
Electrosurgical Generator

    Features Instant Response™ technology for improved
    performance at lower power settings
                                                                 •	 Instant Response Technology: Instant Response
                                                                    technology provides increased performance at
                                                                    lower power settings, reducing the risk of tissue
                                                                    damage and neuromuscular stimulation, and
                                                                    lowering the need to turn up the generator.

                                                                 •	 A Smoother Cut Through All Tissue Types: The
                                                                    Force FX™ automatically adjusts, responding to
                                                                    tissue changes, maintaining power delivery and
                                                                    minimizing drag.

                                                                 •	 Improved Safety and Dependability
                                                                    Minimize Electrosurgical Risks: Capacitive
                                                                    coupling is lowered by 30-50% when using
                                                                    Instant Response™ technology. The reduction is
                                                                    provided by minimizing the RMS voltage and the
                                                                    high frequency harmonics. Decreased voltage
                                                                    means less neuromuscular stimulation and
                                                                    increased precision of delivery of energy to lower
                                                                    collateral damage.

       A Quick Look

     •	Instant Response™ technology ensures that the                •	Three cut modes, all controlled by Instant Response™
       power delivered remains virtually constant,                    technology, offer surgeons a variety of choices:
       regardless of the tissue type                                  - Low Cut for delicate tissue or laparoscopic cases
     •	Improved performance at lower power settings                   - Pure Cut for a clean, precise cut
       minimizes the risk of tissue damage and                        - Blend for cutting with hemostasis
       neuromuscular stimulation                                    •	Four coag modes:
     •	Three internal microcontrollers reduce                         - Desiccate for low voltage contact coagulation
       system reaction time and increase the                            suitable in laparoscopic and delicate tissue work
       system’s processing speed                                      - Fulgurate (high crest factor) for efficient
     •	Spray coagulation voltage of no more than 9000                   noncontact coagulation in most applications
       volts peak-to-peak output for broad, but superficial           - Fulgurate (low crest factor) for lower
       coagulation with limited capacitive coupling                     voltage coagulation requirements
     •	A Power Efficiency Rating (PER) of approximately               - Spray for coagulating large tissue areas
       98 for accurate and consistent cut performance                   with superficial depth of necrosis

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1800 Williamson Ct. • Louisville, Kentucky 40223 USA
800-477-2006 • 502-244-4444 • FAX: 502-244-0369     
Valleylab Force FX                                                   Equipment for the way you operate
Electrosurgical Generator

Technical Specifications (110-120V)

Output Waveforms                                    REM™ Contact Quality Monitoring System           CEM™ Mode
Bipolar                                             •	 Measurement Frequency: 80 kHz ± 10 kHz        •	 Monopolar Cut (Low):
•	 Precise: 470 kHz sinusoid                        •	 Measurement Current: Less than 10 µA             – Maximum P-P Voltage: 1000
•	 Standard: 470 kHz sinusoid                       •	 Acceptable Resistance Ranges:                    – Rated Load (OHMS): 300
•	 Macro: 470 kHz sinusoid                             –REM™ pad – 5-135 ohms                           – Maximum Power (Watts): 100
                                                       –Non-REM™ pad – less than 20 ohms                – Crest Factor* (Typical): 1.5
Monopolar Cut                                       •	 Acceptance range is 5-135 ohms after REM
•	 Low: 390 kHz sinusoid. Similar to the Pure          PolyHesive II return electrode is applied.    Monopolar Coag (Dessicate):
   Cut mode except the maximum voltage is                                                            •	 Maximum P-P Voltage: 3500
   limited to a lower value.                        Adaptive REM™                                       – Rated Load (OHMS): 500
•	 Pure: 390 kHz sinusoid                           •	 REM™ trip is baseline impedance plus 40%.        – Maximum Power (Watts): 70
•	 Blend: 390 kHz bursts of sinusoid, recurring        For example, if the baseline impedance is        – Crest Factor* (Typical): 5
   at 27 kHz intervals. 50% duty cycle                 30 ohms, the upper level trip approximately        * Crest Factor is an indicator of a
   envelope.                                           42 ohms. If the pad-patient impedance                waveform’s ability to coagulate
                                                       falls below the baseline impedance, a new            without cutting
Monopolar Coag                                         baseline is established.
•	 Desiccate: 240 kHz sinusoid repeated at 39
   kHz. 8% duty cycle.                              Output Characteristics
•	 Fulgurate: 390 kHz damped sinusoid bursts        Bipolar
   with a repetition frequency of 30 or 57 kHz      •	 Precise Mode:
   into 500 ohms                                       – Maximum P-P Voltage: 450
•	 Spray: 390 kHz damped sinusoidal bursts             – Rated Load (OHMS): 100                            A Quick Look
   with a randomized repetition centered at 28         – Maximum Power (Watts): 70
   kHz. Frequencies include 21 kHz                     – Crest Factor* (Typical): 1.5                  •	Three bipolar modes
                                                                                                         - Precise, Standard, and
•	 Output power changes by less than 15%            •	 Standard Mode:
   or 5 watts, whichever is greater, as the line       – Maximum P-P Voltage: 320                          Macrobipolar are controlled by the
   voltage varies from 104-132 volts and 208-          – Rated Load (OHMS): 100                            Instant Response™ system
   264 volts (at rated load).                          – Maximum Power (Watts): 70                       - Precise and Standard setting utilize
                                                       – Crest Factor* (Typical): 1.5
                                                                                                           low voltage to prevent sparking
Low Frequency Leakage (50-60 Hz); source
current, patient leads, all outputs tied together   •	 Macro Mode:                                     •	Versatile system that is uniquely
•	 Normal polarity, intact chassis ground: <10         – Maximum P-P Voltage: 750                        compatible with other devices,
   µA                                                  – Rated Load (OHMS): 100                          including:
•	 Normal polarity, ground open: < 50 µA               – Maximum Power (Watts): 70
                                                       – Crest Factor* (Typical): 1.5
                                                                                                         - Force Argon™ II and Force GSU™
•	 Reverse polarity, ground open: < 50 µA
•	 Sink current, 140V applied, all inputs: < 50                                                            argon coagulation system
   µA                                               Monopolar Coag                                       - CUSA EXcel™ and CUSA™ 200
                                                    •	 Desiccate Mode:                                     ultrasonic surgical aspirators
PER = 98                                               – Maximum P-P Voltage: 3500
•	 PER (Power Efficiency Rating) is the measure        – Rated Load (OHMS): 500                          - OptiMumm™ smoke evacuator,
   of an electrosurgical generator’s ability to        – Maximum Power (Watts): 120                        through a direct cable link
   accurately deliver the selected power into a        – Crest Factor* (Typical): 5                      - Valleylab VLCM bipolar current
   wide range of tissue types.                                                                             monitor
                                                    •	 Fulg. High Crest Factor* Mode:
Weight and Dimensions                                  – Maximum P-P Voltage: 8500                     •	Compatible with and used as the
•	 Height: 11.1 cm (4-3/8 in.)                         – Rated Load (OHMS): 500                          electrosurgical energy source for:
•	 Width: 35.6 cm (14 in.)                             – Maximum Power (Watts): 120                      - Dyonics* Control RF arthroscopic
•	 Length: 43.9 cm (17 in.)                            – Crest Factor* (Typical): 7.0
                                                                                                           ablation system
•	 Weight: < 8.1 kg (<18 lbs)
                                                    •	 Fulg. Low Crest Factor *Mode:                     - Dyonics* Electroblade™ rotary
Input Power Requirements                               – Maximum P-P Voltage: 6900                         resection system
•	 Operating range is 85 to 132 AC volts.              – Rated Load (OHMS): 500                          - Cook Vascular Perfecta™ EDS
   Maximum current is 7 amperes in Cut and 4           – Maximum Power (Watts): 120
                                                                                                           pacemaker lead extraction system
   amperes in Coag.                                    – Crest Factor* (Typical): 5.5
                                                                                                       •	Compatible with, and the exclusive
High Frequency Leakage                              •	 Spray Mode:                                       electrosurgical generator for, the
•	 Bipolar: Less than 60 mA (rms)                      – Maximum P-P Voltage: 9000                       Computer Motion Hermes™ Voice
•	 Monopolar: Less than 150 mA (rms)                   – Rated Load (OHMS): 500
                                                       – Maximum Power (Watts): 120
                                                                                                         Command System
                                                       – Crest Factor* (Typical): 8

 1800 Williamson Ct. • Louisville, Kentucky 40223 USA
 800-477-2006 • 502-244-4444 • FAX: 502-244-0369            

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