Philips Respironics PLV 102b

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Philips Respironics PLV-102b Ventilator

The Philips Respironics PLV 102b is a transport volume ventilator. The PLV 102b is based on a microprocessor-controlled system that has a Piston-driven ventilation platform. It is a versatile ventilation system and can be used on a wide range of patients from pediatrics to adults. The Philips Respironics PLV 102b ventilator offers 3 modes of ventilation for patients; controlled, Assisted Control, and SIMV modes, and can be used in settings liken sub-acute care, nursing homes, or in a home setting.

  • Control and Control-Assist Modes with optional Sigh and SIMV mode.
  • Six Alarm Codes assist in troubleshooting.
  • Adjustable from -6 to +18 cm H2O, which allows for use of PEEP up to 20 cm H2O.
  • Automatic, Continuous Sensitivity Corrections for barometric pressures changes.
  • Multiple Power Sources include 120 volts AC, an internal 12 volt DC battery and an external 12 volt DC battery.

Philips Respironics PLV 102B Specifications


  • Height: 9 in (22.9 cm)
  • Width: 12.25 in (31.1 cm)
  • Depth: 12.25 in (31.1 cm)
  • weight: 28.2 lbs (12.8 kg)


  • 120 VAC 50/60 Hz
  • 12 VDC External Battery
  • 12 VDC Internal Battery

Front Panel Controls

  • Mode Selection: Control, Control + Sigh, Assist/Control, Assist/Control + Sigh, SIMV
  • Tidal Volume: 0.05 to 0.20 ± 0.02 liters; 0.20 to 3.00 liters ± 10%
  • Sign Volume: 150% of Set Tidal Volume
  • Sign Frequency: 1 Sign Breath every 100 Tidal
  • Breath Rate: 2 to 35 BPM ± 0.5; 36 to 40 BPM ± 2
  • Inspiratory Flow Rate (Peak flow rate during inspiratory time): 10 to 120 LPM
  • Battery Test Switch: Test Internal/External Battery
  • Main Power Switch: On/Off, Recharge
  • DC Circuit Breaker: Push/Pull Actuation
  • AC Circuit Breaker: Push/Pull Actuation
  • Airway Pressure Limit: 5 to 100 cm H2O ± 5
  • Sensitivity: +18 cm H2O ± 1 to at least -6 cm H2O
  • Low Pressure Alarm: 2 to 40 cm H2O ± 2; 41 to 50 cm H2O ± 5
  • Manual Sigh: Push to Activate One Breath
  • Oxygen Percent (See Operators Manual for Oxygen Delivery Limitations): 21% to 90% ± 6%
  • Oxygen Sensor – SIMV Operation (See Operators Manual for Oxygen Delivery Limitations): 21% to 90% ± 10%
  • 30 Second Alarm Silence: Push to Activate

Front Panel Visual Indicators

  • Manual Sigh: Yellow Indicator Light
  • Tidal Volume: Digital Display
  • Rate: Patient Breaths Per Minute – Digital Display
  • I:E Ratio: Digital Display
  • Inspiratory Flow Rate: Digital Display
  • Increase Inspiratory Flow: Red Indicator Light
  • 120 VAC Power Source: Green Indicator Light
  • Patient Airway Pressure: -10 to 100 cm H2O ± 5 (Pressure waveform is sinusoidal)
  • Internal DC Power Source: Amber Indicator Light
  • External DC Power Source: Yellow Indicator Light
  • Assisted/Spontaneous: Green Indicator Light
  • 15-Second Delay (Low Pressure Alarm): Green Indicator Light
  • Oxygen Percent: 50% and Greater Marked Red
  • 30-Second Alarm Silence: Yellow Indicator Light/Push Button
  • Alarm Code Display (in Flow Window): Digital Display


  • Low Pressure: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • High Pressure: Intermittent Audible
  • Apnea: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • Inverse I:E Ratio: Visual Warning
  • Increase Inspiratory Flow: Visual Warning
  • Reverse Battery Connection: Continuous Audible
  • Low Internal Battery: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • Low External Battery: Visual/Continuous Audible
  • Power Failure: Continuous Audible
  • Unit Malfunction: Intermittent Audible
  • Power Source Change: Continuous Audible
  • Oxygen: Continuous Audible

Refurbished Philips Respironics PLV 102b Ventilator

Soma Tech Intl offers the Philips Respironics PLV 102b ventilator up to 50% below OEM prices with the same service and warranty as new. The Respironics PLV 102b is not only technically refurbished but also cosmetically refurbished to make it work and look like new. When the refurbishing process starts on the ventilator, it is carefully inspected and tested by our own in-house biomedical engineers that are highly skilled and certified to work on Ventilators. If necessary, parts are replaced to make sure that all aspects of the Philips ventilator machine to the original engineering manufacturer specifications. This ensures that the unit is working the same way that it originally left the manufacturer. After the ventilator is working like new it undergoes a special cosmetic restoration process. The Ventilator 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 Philips Ventilator 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 refurbished Ventilator contact soma at [email protected] or call us at 1-800-GET-SOMA.

Soma Tech Intl is actively looking to purchase Philips Respironics PLV 102b ventilators, If you or your facility is looking to sell your ventilator system, 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 respironics ventilator, 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 Tech Intl’s purchasing department at [email protected] or send us a message on our Sell to Soma website.


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