AirSep Freestyle 5 is the latest Pulse Flow Portable in AirSep’s product line. The 2.8kg POC can be carried on shoulder or back and provides flow upto 5 pulse setting.
10.7” H x 6.6” W x 4.4” D
Much smaller than the POCs which have continuous flow option available but quite similar in size to other Pulse Flow only Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs).
AirSep Freestyle 5’ size relative to iPhone 5s.
Unit: 2.8 kg.
Optional AirBelt: 800 grams.
The POC is wearable and can be carried like a sling bag – some heavier concentrators are comparatively easy to carry because of the cart they come with.
Company claims: 90% (-3% / +5.5%) in operating range.
Freestyle 5 has a very user friendly power panel especially for not-so tech savvy old patients.
The POC starts just by pressing the desired flow button and turns off by pressing the same button again.
|Pulse Setting||Internal Battery||Battery Belt (Optional)||Total Duration|
|1 Pulse Setting||3 hours||4 hours||7 hours|
|2 Pulse Setting||2.5 hours||2 hours||4.5 hours|
|3 Pulse Setting||2 hours||1.5 hours||3.5 hours|
|4 Pulse Setting||1.75 hours||1.25 hours||3 hours|
|5 Pulse Setting||1 hour||1 hour||2 hours|
AirSep Freestyle 5 has a non-removable internal battery. The battery duration varies from 1 hour to 3 hours depending on the pulse setting chosen.
The POC has a built in charge indicator which shows the battery status, the 4 LEDs flash to display the status of battery in 25% increments.
The battery keeps on charging simultaneously while the unit is running on AC/DC power.
Internal Battery’s duration: upto 3 hours
Provides additional 4 hours of battery which makes it total duration of upto 7 hours (4 hours of belt + 3 hours of internal battery). The airbelt has a battery status indicator which displays battery power in 25% increments like the machine.
The machine works on 4 sources:
Provides pulse flow upto 5 setting (equivalent of 5 LPM continuous flow) with increments of 1. The machine is a powerhouse for the people who require pulse flow.
The POC doesn’t have continuous flow, therefore, not suitable for use with PAP devices.
AirSep Freestyle 5 has the most sensitive pulse delivery system than any of the Portable Oxygen Concentrators in market with trigger sensitivity of -0.054 cm H2O. The only close competition to Freestyle in terms of sensitivity is Focus by AirSep itself followed by sister company’s SeQual Eclipse.
Ultra Sense technology makes Freestyle 5 so sensitive that you would rarely find this machine missing a breath. The machine works very well with nasal cannula upto 25ft.
Wide range of safety alarms, but not very easy to identify the type.
|Start Up||Green Light||1 beep|
|Pulse Flow||Intermittent Green Light on every pulse||None|
|Low Battery||25% Battery indicator illuminates intermittently in yellow color||Intermittent Beep|
|Breath Rate Exceeded||Yellow light illuminates intermittently||½ second intermittent beep every 5 seconds|
|General malfunction||Red light illuminates continuously||Two ½ second intermittent beeps every 5 seconds|
|Service Required||Yellow Light - continuous||None|
|Cannula Disconnect||Yellow Light – continuous||Continuous beep|
A non-labelled yellow LED on top-left of the panel illuminates after 5,000 hours of use to indicate thorough service requirement.
Low maintenance - Requires weekly cleaning of air intake filter and a thorough servicing after 5,000 hours of use.
The machine has an optional backpack harness which makes it very easy to carry. A major advantage than many other competitors.
The POC comes packed in this carrying bag which contains all the required accessories that come with the machine.
12000 ft (3,657 m) – Highest in the league
US Food & Drug Administration (FDA); CE 0459; ISO 9001:2008; ISO 13485:2003; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
United States of America (USA)
Following the success of Freestyle 3, this 5 setting variant of Freestyle is expected to be a big hit worldwide.
Freestyle 5 has AirSep’s brilliantly designed Ultra-sense Technology which makes it the most sensitive pulse flow Oxygen Concentrator in market.
The POC is a highly recommended if you just need pulse flow of Oxygen less than 5 Pulse setting.
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