BALL GROUND, Ga., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CAIRE Inc., a Chart Industries Company and the global oxygen market leader, has made major improvements to their AirSep® FreeStyle® and FreeStyle 5™ portable oxygen concentrators.
Functionally, the power supply connections have been redesigned and will now feature a robust metal connector with no pins to align and no release button to press.
"The move by CAIRE to make this change is the culmination of feedback from our trusted providers and the patients they serve. They spoke and we listened," said George Coppola, Director of Marketing at CAIRE Inc.
A new, front-loading, user-replaceable battery and improved battery life gives the user the ability to stay active longer and offers the ultimate in convenience to both the patient and provider.
The new FreeStyle batteries still re-charge on AC or DC, or by utilizing an optional desktop charger, and now have a built-in gauge that can alert the user to its total charge available before use.
"The upgrade to include a user-replaceable battery allows users to charge batteries on the go for long durations without the need for a bulky airbelt or external cartridge, allowing them to staying active longer," Coppola said.
Aesthetically, the units have received a fresh, new color palette of light grey with blue accents that is more attractive to users. The black carrying bag includes a pouch for an additional battery and a new bottom loading zipper enclosure.
For more information, the CAIRE® Customer Care Team can be reached at 1-800-482-2473 or by email at CAIRE.Request@chartindustries.com.
About CAIRE Inc., a Chart Industries Company
CAIRE Inc. is a globally recognized brand in oxygen therapy and manufacturer of portable oxygen concentrators, stationary oxygen concentrators, and liquid oxygen therapy systems. CAIRE's portable oxygen concentrators allow patients in any disease state continuum to stay active with pulse and continuous flow options. The wide selection of stationary concentrators suits both home oxygen therapy patients and long-term care providers. A variety of liquid oxygen reservoirs and portable units range in size and flow rate to fit every specific need. CAIRE is the largest manufacturer of oxygen therapy systems and remains the one source for every patient and provider oxygen need. www.CAIREMedical.com
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