GE Giraffe Incubator

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GE Giraffe Incubator Features

The GE Giraffe Incubator is an enclosed neonatal intensive care microenvironment incubator with an innovative design and exceptional thermal performance that creates an unsurpassed healing environment for intensively ill infants. The GE Giraffe incubator has a centralized display/control unit providing accessibility from either side of the bed plus excellent viewing of all equipment and patient parameters. The Patented Baby Susan rotating mattress allows the caregiver to rotate the bed 360° for easy patient access. Dual Access doors and portholes – allow access even when the bed is tilted 12°. Are you looking for a newer model? Check out the GE Giraffe Incubator Carestation.

  • Internally activated, the giraffe incubator has a tilt that is smooth and continuous through 0-12° in both Trendelenburg positions
  • Optional servo oxygen control system maintains an oxygen-enriched environment
  • Elevating base accommodates standing caregivers and seated family, even those seated in wheelchairs
  • In-bed scale with weight trending allows weights to be taken and trended without removing the baby (Up to 14 weights stored)
  • Helps relieve pressure points and preserves skin integrity while also improving clinical efficiency by reducing bedding expense

GE Giraffe Incubator Specifications


  • Maximum Height (bed raised): 70″ (178 cm)
  • Minimum Height (bed lowered) 58″ (147 cm)
  • Footprint: 45″ x 26″ (114 cm x 66 cm)
  • Weight: 304 lbs (138 kg)
  • Floor to mattress height: 32″ to 44″ (81 cm to 111 cm)
  • Mattress size: 26″ x 19″ (66 cm x 48 cm)
  • Access door size: 11″ x 31″ (27 cm x 78 cm)
  • Drawer size: 19″ x 20″ (48 cm x 50 cm)
  • Drawer depth: 8″ (20 cm)

Physical Characteristics

  • Mattress tilt angle: 12°, continuously variable
  • Microfilter: 0.5µ – 99.8% efficiency (3M FiltreteTM)
  • Tubing access ports: 13

Electrical Power Requirements

  • 9A @ 115V ~ 50/60 Hz
  • 4.5A @ 220/230/240V ~ 50/60 Hz

Standards Compliance

  • IEC 60601-1 (amendment 1 and 2)
  • IEC 60601-1-2
  • IEC 60601-2-19 (amendment 1)
  • Federal Regulation 21 CFR CH-1 (4-1-92 Edition) Section 1020.3(n) – X-ray Attenuation

User Control Settings

  • Baby (servo) temperature control: 35-37.5°C in 0.1° increments
  • Air temperature control: 20-39°C in 0.1° increments
  • Servo humidity control range: 30-95% relative humidity in 5% increments
  • Alarm sound level: Adjustable audible levels

System Performance

  • Microprocessor-based control system: Self-test functions are performed at power-up and during normal operation
  • Temperature variability and distribution: Exceeds IEC- 60601-2-19 incubator standard
  • Patient measurement accuracy: ±0.3°C between 30° and 42°C
  • Air Velocity: <10 cm/sec Whisper QuietTM Mode, measured 10 cm above the center of the mattress
  • Sound level: <50 dBa Whisper QuietTM Mode closed bed, measured 10 cm above the center of the mattress

In-Bed Scale Performance

  • Accuracy: ±10 g (0.35 oz)
  • Range: 300 g to 8 kg (0.66 lbs to 17.6 lbs)

Servo Oxygen Control Performance

  • Control Range: up to 65%
  • Display Range: 0 to 99%
  • Recovery Time: <10 minutes to 5% below set point after opening the door
  • Alarms: ±3% from set point
  • Offset: ±5% average O2 to display Humidifier Performance
  • Recovery time: <15 minutes (typical) recovery to 75% RH with 39° C air set temperature
  • Operating time between refills: >12 hours @ 65% RH control setting in a 25°C / 50% RH ambient
  • Reservoir capacity: 1000 ml
  • Accuracy: ±10% for settings up to 85%: minimum 75% for settings > 85%

Operating Environment

  • Temperature: 20 to 30° C
  • Humidity: 10 to 95% RH (non-condensing)
  • Air Velocity: Up to 0.3 m/sec

Storage and Shipping Information

  • Temperature: -25° to 60° C
  • Humidity: 0 to 95% RH (non-condensing)

Service and Maintenance

  • Battery: 9V NiMH
  • Recommended Calibration/ Preventative Maintenance Period: Annually

Refurbished GE Giraffe Incubator

Soma Tech Intl offers Ge Giraffe Incubator up to 50% below OEM prices with the same service and warranty as new. The Ge Giraffe Incubator is not only technically refurbished but also cosmetically refurbished to make it work and look like new. When the refurbishing process starts the pulse oximeters are carefully inspected and tested by our own in-house biomedical engineers who are highly skilled and certified to work on an incubator. If necessary, parts are replaced to make sure that all aspects of the incubator are functioning properly. Once everything is in working order, the unit is calibrated back to the original engineering manufacturer’s specifications. This ensures that the unit is working the same way that it originally left the manufacturer. After Ge Giraffe is working like new it undergoes a special cosmetic restoration process. The Ge Giraffe Incubator is cleaned, minor scratches and dents are repaired, it’s painted, and new decals are replaced if necessary. After this strenuous refurbishing process, the Unit functions and looks like new. Soma Tech Intl is ISO 13485 certified and ensures that the best quality is given to all capital medical equipment that they sell. Before the Ge Giraffe Incubator is labeled patient-ready and packed up for shipment, it goes through one last quality control test that makes sure all aspects are again working as they should. If you are looking to buy a refurbished Ge Giraffe Incubator contact soma at [email protected] or call us at 1-800-GET-SOMA.

Soma Tech Intl is also actively looking to purchase a Ge Giraffe Incubator If you or your facility is looking to sell your GE Giraffe Incubator /a>, be sure to contact Soma Tech Intl. Soma has a dedicated and experienced purchasing department that helps you through the entire process. Selling your used or pre-owned GE Giraffe to Soma Tech Intl takes out the middle man in the equation. This also ensures that your medical facility gets top dollar for your equipment. Soma is 100% HIPPA compliant and makes sure that your equipment gets to our facility in the same condition that it left yours. Soma Tech Intl also gives the option for trade-in credit on your medical equipment. If you or your facility is looking to regain space for new equipment, or if you are looking to upgrade your current equipment, contact Soma Techn Intl’s purchasing department at [email protected] or send us a message on our Sell to Soma website.


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