HEINE K180 F.O. Diagnostic Set with Rechargeable Handle
The HEINE K180 F.O. Diagnostic Set with Rechargeable Handle contains the K180 Otoscope, something that ensures a clear view of the ear canal and tympanum because of the bright, consistent XHL halogen bulb. Its one-hand-use design and durable construction are ideal for use in surgeries, clinics and hospitals, while the 3x magnification and distortion-free imagery ensures that you can reach the correct diagnosis faster and with more accuracy.
What's in the Box?
With your K180 F.O. Diagnostic Set purchase, you will receive:
- 1 x K180 F.O. Otoscope
- 1 x Set of Reusable Tips (4 pcs)
- 1 x Soft Pouch
- 1 x BETA 4 USB Rechargeable Handle
What Is the HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set For?
The HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set contains the HEINE K180 Otoscope, a device that uses fibre optic illumination to offer an unobstructed view of the ear canal and tympanum. The polycarbonate head is designed to be durable, while an insufflation port allows pneumatic testing of the tympanic membrane. The user-friendly design is perfect for use by students, GPs and specialists in universities, surgeries and hospitals.
Why Should You Buy the HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set?
The HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set is ergonomically designed to be easy to use, with the one hand operational design. The consistent bright XHL Xenon Halogen bulb provides extremely bright white light that offers an unobstructed view of the ear canal and tympanum, while its durable design ensures that you will get your money's worth. All of this makes this a reliable and effective otoscope that comes at a more affordable price despite offering similar qualities to other advanced otoscopes.
What Specifications Do You Need to Know for the HEINE K180 F.O Diagnostic Set?
The key specifications of this otoscope are:
- Type of Bulb: HEINE XHL Xenon Halogen Bulb
- Magnification: 3x
- Adjustable Brightness: Yes
- Viewing Window: Acrylic
- Guarantee: 5 Years
- Product Code: B-181.27.387
How Do You Use the HEINE Diagnostic Set?
The HEINE Diagnostic Set is intended for the examination of the ear, external auditory canal and tympanum. The HEINE K180 Otoscope must be set up and prepared before use, and when in use you can use the device with just one hand. For full instructions on how to use the HEINE K180 Otoscope, please see the below link (instructions are also supplied with your purchase).
|User Instructions |
What Type of Light Does the HEINE K180 F.O. Use?
The HEINE K180 Otoscope uses a XHL Xenon Halogen Bulb to provide bright white fibre optic illumination that ensures a clear and sharp image. Combined with the 3x magnification, this makes images distortion-free without obstruction. This type of bulb will last twice as long as a normal bulb, meaning that you don't have to worry about repeatedly having to replace your halogen bulb.
How Bright Is the HEINE Diagnostic Otoscope?
The XHL Xenon Halogen Bulb offers distal fibre optic illumination, meaning that the light produced is extremely bright, white and consistent. The device also features something called a fading rheostat function, which enables you to control the brightness of the light beam. This catered brightness means that you can set the correct amount of light that is ideal for you and your patient.
How Magnified is the HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set?
When you look through the acrylic viewing window you will be met with a magnification of 3x. This means that you should be able to see small anatomical structures within the ear canal without struggle or obstruction. The image promises to be extremely sharp, ensuring that the chances of misdiagnosing your patient are reduced.
Why Is the K180 F.O. Otoscope so Durable?
It is designed with a polycarbonate head that can withstand many knocks and scrapes – making it ideal for tough, busy environments. As a result it is highly durable, promising to last for a long time after purchase as evidenced by its five year guarantee. Furthermore, it uses acrylic glass in the viewing window, which is designed to last, meaning that you shouldn't have to replace the head during use.
The polycarbonate head can withstand knocks and scrapes
It also features a highly durable XHL Xenon Halogen Bulb that has been specifically designed by HEINE to ensure longevity, consistency and quality. Its bright white light will last 50% longer than an ordinary bulb, meaning that you shouldn't have to worry about replacing your bulb until years after purchase.
What Is the Benefit in Using a XHL Xenon Halogen Bulb?
As mentioned above, the XHL Xenon Bulb has been designed by HEINE to ensure longevity, using high colour temperature to ensure true tissue colour. It's designed to last 50% longer than an ordinary bulb, ensuring a long life, optimum performance and cost efficacy. It's incredibly safe too, as it is designed to prevent dangerous implosion, meaning that you don't need to worry about the device inadvertently injuring your patient.
Xenon Halogen Bulb
It produces high-quality imagery due to the built-in lens in the bulb, precision filament placement and homogeneous light projection, ensuring consistency from your device. Should you want to replace your bulb, you can buy a Replacement Halogen Bulb from MedicalSupplies.co.uk.
What Tips Can I Use the HEINE K180 With?
With your purchase you will receive four reusable black tips that can be simply fitted on the end of your device. However, you don't have to just use reusable tips, and HEINE AllSpec Disposable Tips are available instead.
How Do I Charge the HEINE K180 F.O. Set?
Charging your device is easy, and as all you have to do is connect it to the BETA 4 Rechargeable Handle that is supplied with your purchase, ensuring you can simply charge your otoscope between sessions with patients. Simply attach the head of your otoscope to the handle, and the device will begin to charge. Should you want to buy a replacement BETA 4 Rechargeable Handle, you can do so on our website.
How Durable Is the HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set?
The Diagnostic Set contains the HEINE K180 Otoscope, which is designed to be extremely durable and withstand any knocks and scrapes that may come about in a busy working environment. It features a shock-resistant polycarbonate construction that prevents damage to the exterior design, while the tough acrylic viewing window can withstand a few knocks and scrapes too. Finally, the HEINE XHL Xenon Halogen Bulb that is fitted within the device is designed to last 50% longer than your conventional bulb, ensuring a long life, optimal performance and cost efficacy.
The K180 features a long-lasting halogen bulb
How Do I Care for the HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set?
The otoscope is suitable for wipe cleaning and wipe disinfection with agents that are recommended in the instructions handbook that will be supplied with your purchase (also available in the link above). As the design incorporates a permanently attached optical system that can be flipped open, it means that you can clean the instrumentation efficiently.
What Is the HEINE K180 Diagnostic Set Designed From?
The HEINE K180 is designed from durable materials to ensure longevity. The materials include: