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AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
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AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
Hi guys and gals.

I just acquired a new oxygen and pulse device, the CONTEC CMS501.  Although I was told this device would be compatible with my Macbook Pro, I have been unsuccessful in setting up the items to work together.

I have tried selecting the first two choices from the drop down menu and each time I try to complete the process I get the message that my device can not be found.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks,
Plmnb
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#2
RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
You need to download and install the silicon labs Mac driver

Try here

https://www.silabs.com/products/developm...cp-drivers
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
Thanks jaswilliams.  Will give it a try tonight after work.

I’ll let ya know if it works.

Plmnb
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
(02-16-2020, 10:46 AM)Plmnb Wrote: Thanks jaswilliams.  Will give it a try tonight after work.

I’ll let ya know if it works.

Plmnb

I would like to do the same thing. Did you have any luck with the oximeter and the mac interface??
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
It's compatible with Mac's in the sense you can use OSCAR to import the data.
If you haven't already done so, download and install the updated drivers listed in Post #2.

If your looking for the SpO2 Assistant software for Mac, I have not found a version that works properly.  So your best bet would be to download OSCAR and use that to import your oximeter data.

Using a 13" MacBook Air (2017), MacOS Catalina (10.15.4), OSCAR v1.1.0
In a VM: Win10 1909 (18363.836)

Installing OSCAR on a Mac
Organizing your OSCAR charts
Attaching images and files for the forum
OSCAR Help
OSCAR Data Interpretation
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
Jeff, have you tried the Torontek software that they post at http://torontek.com/product/torontek-b400 ?

If you have, please post your experience with it, so I can know whether or not to keep mentioning it.
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
(03-31-2020, 10:38 AM)pholynyk Wrote: Jeff, have you tried the Torontek software that they post at http://torontek.com/product/torontek-b400 ?

If you have, please post your experience with it, so I can know whether or not to keep mentioning it.

Yes, I have.  The graph's work but the times are all off using the Mac version. Almost seem arbitrary.
The date is wonky in the Mac version also.

A screenshot from the Mac version:
   


And from the Windows version:
   

Both of the attachments are the same data d/l from the unit using the cable.
Couldn't find any settings for time zone or date either.
The Mac app is painfully slow when doing anything and I was also getting a lot of "hangs" (spinning beach ball) every time I tried to do something.

Doesn't look like anyone has touched the app since ~2017.  But the Windows version works just fine, even in a VM.

Using a 13" MacBook Air (2017), MacOS Catalina (10.15.4), OSCAR v1.1.0
In a VM: Win10 1909 (18363.836)

Installing OSCAR on a Mac
Organizing your OSCAR charts
Attaching images and files for the forum
OSCAR Help
OSCAR Data Interpretation
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
Yeah, looks like that Mac one doesn't really work.
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
Thanks for checking. That is a disappointment.

Now we really must make our import bullet-proof and clean.
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RE: AQUIRED OXIMETER, WAS TOLD WOULD BE COMPATIBLE WITH MY MAC. IN NEED OF SET UP HELP
(03-31-2020, 06:32 PM)pholynyk Wrote: Thanks for checking. That is a disappointment.

Now we really must make our import bullet-proof and clean.

That's my plan for the version after this release... Smile
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