PAC FAQ: Common SpO2 Cables & How To Tell The Difference - Patient Monitoring Cables

Covering the most common SpO2 cable connectors used in most Healthcare Clinics. With Free Downloadable PDF Cheat Sheet. This information with help you identify which connectors you will need... and hopefully take the guessing game out of your ordering process.

Sp02 Cable Connector Cheat Sheet Available for download here: http://pacificmedicalsupply.com/content/Common%20SpO2%20Connector%20Chart.pdf

Today we are going to walk you through the most common SpO2 connectors used on patient monitoring equipment.

Nellcor DB9 OxiMax

The DB9 connector is the most common connector for finger sensors. It can be identified by 9 pins and the color purple.

Philips D-Connect

A D-Connect connector by Philips can be identified by 8 pins and the color blue.

Datascope

A Datascope connector by GE can be identified by 8 pins and the color white.

GE Ohmeda

A GE Ohmeda can be identified by 10 pins and the color gray.

GE Marquette

A Marquette connector has three different styles:

  • The GE Marquette standard Ohmeda can be identified by 11 pins and the color blue
  • The GE Marquette with Nellcor OxiMax can be identified by 11 pins and the color blue
  • The GE Marquette with Masimo can be identified by 11 pins and the color blue
GE Hypertronics Datex-Ohmeda

The GE Hypertronics Datex-Ohmeda connector can be identified by its 7 pins and the color black.

3M

The 3M connector has four different styles:

  • The Nellcor 3M OxiSmart can be identified by its 14 pins and the color gray
  • The Nellcor 3M OxiMax can be identified by its 14 pins and the color purple
  • The Masimo 3M LNC connector can be identified by its-14 pins and the color white
  • And the Masimo 3M LNC-20 connector cab be identified by its 20 pins and the color red
Masimo LNOP

The Masimo LNOP connector can be identified by F-Tab and the color white and red.

Masimo LNCS

The Masimo LNCS connector can be identified by 9 pins and the color gray.