NIBP Simulator

vPad-BP, part of the vPad-A1 family, is a NIBP (non invasive blood pressure) simulator designed to test the accuracy and repeatability of the NIBP function on Patient Monitors. User programmable settings allow for easy on site configuration to accommodate new models of NIBP devices.

  • Compatible with all major industry manufacturers
  • Field editable Envelopes allows for easy set up of new patient monitors
  • Unlimited preset NIBP simulations
  • Easy to navigate
  • Auto Settings
  • Auto Sequences
  • Test reports
  • Field upgradeable
  • Control via Bluetooth or USB

vPad-BP™ Performance Specifications

Manufacturer Envelopes
  • GE Dinamap and Dinamap Pro
  • Critikon Dinamap Plus
  • Datascope Passport
  • Welch-Allyn Spot LXi and 52000
  • Fukuda Dynascope
  • Colin Press-Mate
  • …and more custom simulations
Pressure Units
mmHg, mbar, kPa, inH₂O, cmH₂O
BP Presets
Systolic/Diastolic (mmHg)
Adult Neonatal
255/195 150/100
200/150 120/80
150/100 100/65
120/80 80/50
100/65 60/30
80/50 35/15
BP Simulation:
Simulation type: oscillometric
Rate Range: 20 – 240 BPM
  • ±0.25 BPM in sync mode
  • ±1 BPM otherwise
  • 0 – 2 mL
  • 1.25 mmHg into 500ml cuff
Amplitude Range: 0 – 150%
Amplitude Accuracy: better than 0.5%
AutoSettings: unlimited, user definable
Envelope Shift:
± 50 mmHg max
Minimum Diastolic: 15 mmHg
Maximum Systolic: 275 mmHg
Pressure Range: 0.0 to 400.0 mmHg
Accuracy: ± 0.5 mmHg
Resolution: 0.1 mmHg
Regulated Pressure Source:
Pressure Range: 10.0 to 400.0 mmHg
Accuracy: ± 0.5 mmHg
Resolution: 0.1 mmHg
Leak Test:
Automatic/manual Inflation
Automatic Timer
Leak Test Time: 30 – 600 seconds (user defined)
Target Pressure: 20 to 400 mmHg
Range: 0 to 200 mmHg/min
User Definable Presets: 12
User Definable AutoSettings: unlimited
OverPressure Test:
Automatic/manual Inflation
Range: 20 – 400 mmHg
Release Time: 1-999 sec
User Definable Presets: 12
User Definable AutoSettings: unlimited
Standard Features / Accessories:
  • Autosequences
  • Unlimited User Defined Settings
  • vPad-A1 Power Base / Display
  • Universal Hose Adapter Kit
Communication / User Interface
via vPad-A1 Base Unit: Android 5″ tablet:

  • Touchscreen User Interface
  • Wired (USB) or Bluetooth mode
  • WiFi
  • 16 GB memory

Dual XBUS for Datrend test automation

Power Supply
  • External AC adapter
  • Internal rechargeable Li-Ion batteries (for 10 hrs of simulation with full charge)
98mm x 275mm x 97mm (3.87″ x 10.82″ x 3.80″)
BP Unit (incl. A1 Base)
1080g (2.38lb) BP Unit (incl. A1 Base)
200g (0.44lb) wireless tablet interface
15°C to 40°C, 10% to 90% RH, Indoor Use Only,
Category II

All specifications subject to change without notice.

Please contact de Smit Medical Systems Ltd for further information about this product including;

  • Full product information / specification
  • Arranging a demonstration / evaluation
  • Pricing details
  • How to place an order
Call +44 (0)845 345 4226, or email us via our contact form.

Support Information

Head Office:
  • Address
    • de Smit Medical Systems Ltd, Unit 15 Falcons Gate, Dean Road, Bristol, BS37 5NH, UK
  • Operating hours
    • Monday to Friday - 9am-5pm (Excluding bank holidays)
Service Centre:
  • See Head Office above
  • Please contact the Service Centre regarding any equipment servicing/repair related queries or telephone troubleshooting
Trained Personnel:
  • 7 x Sales technicians
  • 3 x Medical engineers at Head Office
    • All trained to manufacturer standard
  • Warranty Repairs
    • 72 working hours response/resolver call-out for warranty repairs and service plans
  • Non-warranty Repairs
    • 72 hours subject to authorisation by Customer for paid repair
Spare Parts:
  • Spare parts for MCube/Datrend products are available direct from de Smit Medical Systems Ltd
  • Next working day delivery if order received by 2pm on any given working day (subject to availability)

Two-Year Warranty on Datrend vPad Products

All Datrend vPad Products are designed and manufactured under an ISO 13485 registered Quality System and carry a one (1) year warranty from the date of original purchase.

This warranty will be automatically extended to two (2) years from the date of original purchase, provided that calibration is performed on an annual basis by de Smit Medical Systems.

vPad-A1 - Introduction