Philips Avalon FM50 M2705a

June 14, 2017
Philips Avalon FM50 M2705a

Philips Avalon FM50 Features

The Avalon FM50 fetal monitor also offers an extensive set of external and internal fetal parameters, such as ultrasound, direct fetal heart rate, toco and intrauterine pressure, as well as maternal blood pressure, pulse rate, ECG, and SpO2. View maternal and fetal ECG waves on the large, colorful display. And if they can monitor triplets, imagine what else the Philips Avalon FM40 and FM50 fetal monitors can do for you.

Based on the legendary IntelliVue platform, the advanced Avalon FM40 and FM50 are simply smart enough to provide all the information you need to care for your patients:

  • Crisp and clear intuitive color touchscreen with large numerics and graphics
  • Remote display option, including touchscreen capability, for added convenience and safety
  • Backup memory for seamless monitoring
  • LAN interface for compatibility with hospital IT networks and access to additional system capabilities
  • Smart transducers with auto-recognition simplify operation
  • Transducer plug and play with automatic screen layout to focus on the patient, not the system
  • Data buffer with multi-patient handling for random printout
  • Cross-channel verification of maternal and fetal heart rates

Philips Avalon FM50 Specifications

Physical Specifications


  • Supply Voltages: 100 VAC to 240 VAC ± 10%
  • Supply Frequency Range: 50 Hz/60 Hz
  • Power consumption (current): 1.3 – 0.7 A


  • Size mm/(in) ±1%: W x H x D (without options) 420 x 172 x 370 ±5% (16.5 x 6.8 x 14.6 in ±5%)
  • Weight < 9.0 kg/19.8 lbs


Humidity Range

  • Operating: <95% relative humidity @ 40°C/104°F
  • Storage: <90% relative humidity @ 60°C/140°F

Altitude Range

  • Operating: -500 to 3000 m/ -1640 to 9840 ft
  • Storage: -500 to 13100 m/ -1640 to 43000 ft


The Avalon FM50 lets you monitor and document:

  • Up to three fetal heart rates externally using ultrasound
  • DECG including ECG waveform display via combined Toco/ECG “Toco” transducer (also can measure MECG)
  • Uterine activity externally, or intrauterine pressure
  • Maternal heart rate with ECG waveform display
  • 6 second maternal and/or fetal ECG strip, with a choice of real-time recording or “snapshot” together with the fetal trace
  • Maternal blood pressure and pulse oximetry

More Features

  • Touchscreen for intuitive, easy operation
  • TFT color display with a wide viewing angle and large numerics
  • Built-in 6-inch recorder, with paper guide incorporating tear-off edge, for automatic printing of fetal and maternal parameters on the trace
  • Intelligent transducers are waterproof, light, comfortable to wear and easy to clean
  • Automatic channel management lets you connect any fetal transducer, patient module or remote event marker to any fetal sensor socket
  • Cross-Channel Verification between all fetal and maternal heart rates
  • The blue transducer Finder LED lets you identify at a glance which transducer is monitoring which measurement, while the position indicator shows you to which fetal sensor socket a transducer is connected
  • Transmission of fetal and maternal parameters to an obstetrical surveillance system
  • Network connectivity to an OB TraceVue1 system via LAN connection using the optional system interface, where OB TraceVue controls all patient admit/discharge events
  • Internal backup memory allows recovery of up to one hour of trace data, either to paper or to an OB TraceVue system over a LAN connection
  • Stored Data Recording lets you print a specific patient episode from memory
  • Cordless monitoring using the award-winning Avalon CTS Cordless Fetal Transducer System
  • Dedicated rear connection for cordless monitoring using the awardwinning Avalon CTS Cordless Fetal Transducer System
  • Comprehensive patient data presentation, including at-a-glance patient identification, and the choice to add user-configurable notes
  • Automatic screen layouts optimize size and presentation of measurements
  • VGA output for connection to an external display (touch screen operation supported via optional MIB interface)
  • Paper Save Mode for maternal measurements
  • Fetal Movement Profile (FMP) detects and automatically records gross fetal body movements for antepartum applications
  • NST timer for antepartum applications


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