Finger Pulse Oximeter Parameters
Finger Pulse Oximeter Parameters

Finger Pulse Oximeter Parameters

Finger Pulse Oximeter Parameters - OctiveTech 300-series

1. Overview

This document contains an overview of suggested operating parameters for the OctiveTech series of Finger Pulse Oximeters ( This document is intended to be a guide only, and should not be used as a substitute for clinical diagnosis performed by a licensed practitioner.

2. Extended Specifications

Spo2 Measurements Pulse Rate
Range: 0% - 100%

Resolution: 1%
30-254 BPM

Resolution: ±1bpm
Accuracy: 80% - 99%, ±2% Accuracy: ±2bpm or ±2%
Accuracy: 70% - 79%, ±3% Accuracy: 0% - 69%, unspecified

3. Measurement Interpretation

This section contains a guideline on various levels of blood oxygen and heart rate that are within tolerable ranges.

3.1 Oxygen Saturation

Measurement Critical Notes
Spo2 > 95% N Normal healthy individual
Spo2 91% - 95% N Clinically acceptable, but low. Patient may be a smoker, or be unhealthy.
Spo2 70% - 90% Y Hypoxemia. Unhealthy and unsafe level.
Spo2 < 70% Y Extreme lack of oxygen, ischemic diseases may occur. The OctiveTech 300-series of Oximeters is not calibrated to detect readings lower than 70%.

3.2 Resting Pulse Rate

Measurement Critical Notes
PR <40 BMP Y Below healthy resting heart rates. OctiveTech 300-series does not detect pulse rates lower than 30BMP.
PR 40-60 BPM Y/N Resting heart rate for sleeping.
PR 60-100 BPM N Healthy adult resting heartrate.
PR 100 BPM - 220 BPM Y Acceptable if measured during exercise. Not acceptable if resting heartrate.
PR > 220 BPM Y Abnormally high heart rate. The OctiveTech 300-series does not detect heart rates > 254 BPM.


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