Infusion Pump Repair

Hospira Gemstar Blue

The GemStar Pump is a small and lightweight, single-channel infusion device designed for use in the home, in the hospital, or anywhere electronic infusion is required. The GemStar Pump can be powered by AC mains adaptor, rechargeable battery pack, docking station, or two disposable AA alkaline or lithium batteries. When powered by batteries, the GemStar Pump is ideal for ambulatory patients.

Hospira Gemstar Blue Offers 7 Therapy Features:
  • Pain Management
  • TPN
  • Continuous
  • Variable Time
  • Weight Dosed
  • Intermittent
  • mL/hr Only

Hospira Gemstar Blue

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  • Height: 5.5 in. (14.0 cm)
  • Width: 3.8 in. (9.7 cm)
  • Depth: 2.0 in. (5.1 cm)
  • Weight: Approximately 17 oz. (482 grams) excluding batteries


  • Store in cool and dry environment
  • Ambient Temperatures: -4° to 140° F (-20° to 60° C)
  • Relative Humidity: 10% to 90%; non-condensing


  • Ambient Temperatures: 41° to 104° F ( 5° to 40° C)
  • Relative Humidity: 10% to 90%; non-condensing
  • Atmospheric Pressure: 0 – 10,000 ft. (0 – 3,000 m) equivalent pressure

AC Mains:

  • Wall-mount AC mains adaptor;
  • 6 ft. (1.8 m) cord; molded plug
  • Input: 110 VAC
  • Output: 3.0 VDC
  • Tabletop AC mains adaptor; molded plug
  • Input: 100 – 240 VAC
  • Output: 3.0 VDC

Battery: Two disposable AA, or lithium

Battery Pack: Rechargeable using GemStar® AC mains adaptor


Using two fresh, disposable AA batteries or a charged battery pack, at room temperature, the infuser is capable of delivering approximately:

  • 96 hours at rates below 5 mL/hr
  • 48 hours at rates at or above 5 mL/hr but below 25 mL/hr
  • 24 hours at rates at or above 25 mL/hr but below 125 mL/hr
  • 3000 mL at a rate of 125 mL/hr or higher

PUMP MECHANISM Volumetric; piston driven

MEMORY PROTECTION Current program and 400-event history log protected by internal lithium battery-backed memory for at least one year after power is removed

OPERATING CONTROLS One 23-key keypad. Bolus, data port, and AC mains jacks. Bolus button.

EXTERNAL POWER LED Green LED marked with plug icon illuminates continuously when the infuser is connected to AC mains. Green LED blinks when the infuser is connected  to external batteries

ALARM LED Red LED marked with alarm icon illuminates continuously for self-test error alarm conditions Red LED blinks during all alarm conditions which are user-recoverable

AUDIBLE ALARM The audible alarm is user-adjustable from the maximum volume down to silent. The alarm automatically reverts to the maximum volume if the user does not respond within one minute

DISPLAY Backlit, four-line-by-sixteen-character alphanumeric graphics display

Backlight on AC: Continuous

Backlight on Batteries: Continuous during programming, program review, and history display; otherwise activated by keypress or alarm; not activated by bolus request

REAL-TIME CLOCK Accuracy of ± 1 minute per month or better

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Port and Interface: RS-232 serial interface port; minimum baud rate of 2400; isolated circuit

Printers: Seiko DPU 414 or compatible serial printer

SYSTEM ACCURACY ± 10% for rates of 0.1 to less than 5 mL/hr. ± 5% for rates of 5 to 1000 mL/hr


  • ON: Infuser alarms at approximately 0.5 mL of air Alarms for any bubble greater than 500 microliters with a tolerance of 200 microliters 2 mL: Infuser alarms at approximately 2 mL of air Alarms when infuser detects 2.0 1.0/-0.2 mL of air in 6 mL of total volume delivered
  • OFF: Alarm is not activated


Distal Occlusion

  • Low: Alarms when infuser detects distal pressure greater than 7 psi (48 kPa) ± 5 psi (± 34 kPa)
  • Medium: Alarms when infuser detects distal pressure greater than 12 psi (83 kPa) ± 8 psi (± 55 kPa)
  • High: Alarms when infuser detects distal pressure greater than 26 psi (179 kPa) 14 psi ( 96 kPa)
  • Proximal Occlusion: Alarms when infuser detects proximal pressure less than or equal to -4 psi (-28 kPa)

PIGGYBACK RATE 0.1 – 300 mL per hour

INFUSER SELF TESTS AND SAFETY FEATURES Self test performed when the power switch is activated. Diagnostic routine, including motor speed and air-detection monitoring, is repeated continuously while the infuser is powered on. Error and alarm conditions are indicated by both audible and visual alarms; delivery in progress is stopped, if appropriate.

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