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Pulse Oximeter to PC

Pulse Oximeter to PC

(OP)
Hey guys,
I'm kind of new to this and was curious if anyone knew of any pulse oximeter out there that could be plugged into the USB (or some other common) PC port and could have the data pulled off it by some custom software that I would write. Same with a pressure transducer. (I know about BioPac but that's too expensive and requires a huge biopac box, I want to keep things lite)

Thanks.

RE: Pulse Oximeter to PC

(OP)
Sorry let me be more clear. I see a lot of pulse oximeters out there that allow me to connect a USB cable and get the data. But can I get that data live as its reading the info from the patient?

RE: Pulse Oximeter to PC

I suppose you could use hyperterminal.

RE: Pulse Oximeter to PC

(OP)
Thanks for your reply!

What's a hyperterminal? (I'm going to google it in a minute)

My research so far has shown that it would be easiest to connect it to a serial port and pull the data off that way. Now I just need an off the shelf pulse oximeter that can be connected to a serial port.

Any other ideas?

RE: Pulse Oximeter to PC

If you get hyper terminal to work you will prefer something a little better.

Get a copy of my MTTTY.exe from my site under 'downloads'.

Keith Cress
kcress - http://www.flaminsystems.com

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