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[Equipment] Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
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Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
Caution about the accuracy of the CMS-50F wrist probe/recorder.
I bought one from eBay, the readings were 5-7% low. The price is considerably lower than those listed in Amazon. The price I paid was $80 with free shipping. At first it seems to be a nifty gadget. However, its readings were not very accurate, although both the hardware and software work. I have returned it for a refund.
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04-16-2015 12:37 AM
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RE: Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
OK, I'll bite. What did you use to determine the 5-7% difference?

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04-16-2015 07:28 AM
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RE: Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
Hi hiddendragon,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Hang in there for more responses to your post and much success to you with your CPAP therapy.

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04-16-2015 08:38 AM
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hiddendragon Offline

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RE: Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
(04-16-2015 07:28 AM)sgearhart Wrote:  OK, I'll bite. What did you use to determine the 5-7% difference?

Compare with AllynWelch Vitals Station and several other finger oixmeters.
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04-16-2015 11:01 AM
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Clay L Offline

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RE: Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
Must depend on the unit. Mine is dead on with my sleep doctors machine.
04-16-2015 04:35 PM
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RE: Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
I copied your review into the Review Forum for this device and included the other comments.

You can find it here: http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...#pid109185

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04-16-2015 04:40 PM
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hiddendragon Offline

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RE: Wrist Oximeter CMS-50F
(04-16-2015 04:35 PM)Clay L Wrote:  Must depend on the unit. Mine is dead on with my sleep doctors machine.
That's not unusual with devices made in China. I don't think they have strict specifications compliance under control yet. Good to know you get a good unit. Anyway, the manufacturer, Contec, does not specify the wrist oximeter is a medical device.
04-16-2015 07:38 PM
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