Efficia Acquisition device

Efficia ECG100

Acquisition device

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The Efficia ECG100 acquisition device is a cost-effective way to capture, display, and print simultaneous 12-channel ECG waveforms for both inpatient and outpatient care.


Connecting to care


Low Cost ECG Connecting to care


The Efficia ECG100 provides 4 hours of non-stop usage with an easy-to-use, intuitive interface in a small (<300 grams), portable design. Ultra-portable and built to work with app‑enabled smartphones and tablets for Android™, ECG100 users can view 12-channel ECGs directly on their mobile devices. The specially-designed app offers an intuitive user interface with simple workflow, display, storage, and seamless sharing of ECG reports. The Low cost ECG functions without any infrastructure WiFi.

A Patient Being Monitored with Efficia ECG 100
Efficia ECG 100 - Affordable Patient Monitoring Solutions

Enhancing patient care, affordably


Efficia ECG100 offers field-proven Philips technology with a low cost of ownership, so you can share health information with cardiologists and specialists, anywhere. This diagnostic-quality ECG acquisition device is designed for clinics, nursing homes, hospitals, and other healthcare centers, allowing technicians and clinicians to enhance patient care.

Efficia ECG Unique advantages


Efficia ECG100 sends wireless reports to a computer, off-site health expert or deliver fast ECG reporting to a printer with A4 paper to print in grayscale or color. The Efficia ECG100 also allows users to store ECG PDF reports easily with large storage capacity (1,000 ECGs per 1GB) on the device. ECG relays waveforms to an app-enabled Android smartphone or tablet and can reference past ECGs for further evaluation and follow-up care. Accurate readings are enabled by lead map, lead disconnection, and noise level indicators.

ECG Readouts Being Studied

Schematic ECG Workflow overview

Schematic - Low Cost ECG Workflow
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Acquisition box captures high-quality ECGs from the patient
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These ECGs are wirelessly transmitted to an Android based tablet or phone
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From the Android based device, ECGs can be transmitted to a printer, PC or to a Specialist

Customer story

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This eliminates the need to photo copy ECG for known cardiac patients (as thermal prints fade over just couple of weeks)."


Dr. Ranjan Shetty, Unit Head, Cardiology - KMC, Manipal



Number of ECGs stored
  • Storage depends on SD card capacity and internal memory of the tablet/mobile phone; 1,000 ECGs can be stored on 1 GB
Applied part
  • Defibrillation proof type CF applied part
IEC safety classification
  • Class II Equipment
IP rating
  • IPX1
ECG acquisition device
ECG acquisition device
Patient module
  • Separate ECG acquisition device
Power adapter
  • Input voltage: 100 to 240VAC Input current: Maximum 0.15A @ 240VAC Input frequency: 47 to 63Hz Output voltage: 5V ± 5% Maximum output current : 2A
  • <lt/> 150 mm (L) x 90 mm (W) x 30 mm (H)
Operating conditions
  • Temperature 10 °C to 40 °C (50 °F to 104 °F) Humidity 10% to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing)
  • <lt/> 0.4 kg (without ECG cable)
ECG Cable
ECG Cable
10-lead wire single connector lead set
  • Yes
  • Yes
Banana plug type connectors
  • Yes
Device Requirements
Device Requirements
  • Minimum 512 MB configured RAM and 1 GB flash memory
Display size
  • Minimum 4.2 inch screen size
  • Uses off-the-shelf Android-based tablet/mobile phone
Display resolution
  • Minimum 800 x 480 pixel
Standards compliance
Standards compliance
IEC 60601-1: Ed 3.1 2012
  • General requirements for basic safety and essential performance
IEC 60601-1-2: Ed 3.0 2007
  • Electromagnetic compatibility requirements and tests
IEC 60601-2-25, Ed 2.0 2011
  • Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of electrocardiographs
ECG acquisition details
ECG acquisition details
Number of channels
  • 12
Auto frequency response
  • 0.05-150Hz, 0.15-150Hz, 0.5-150Hz, 0.05-100Hz, 0.15-100Hz, 0.5-100Hz, 0.05-40Hz, 0.15-40Hz, 0.5-40Hz
ECG report format
  • PDF
ECG report output
  • 6x2, 3x4, 3x4 + 1R, 1x1, lead groups
Acquisition mode
  • 10 seconds simultaneous data
Sampling rate
  • 500 samples per lead
Pace pulse detection
  • Yes
Raw data acquisition on analog front end
  • 1,000 samples per second
Life cycle
  • At least 300 charging cycles
  • 3.7V typical with 1.9AH battery capacity
  • Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
Display/data screen
Display/data screen
Displayed patient data
  • Patient name and age, heart rate, waveforms
  • Touch keyboard on tablet/mobile phone
Touch screen
  • Resistive/capacitive touch screen on tablet/mobile phone
Other displayed data
  • Acquisition device battery indicator, lead label, speed, gain, filter settings, warning messages, info messages, prompts, 12 lead standard display
Display channels
  • 12
Environmental storage conditions
Environmental storage conditions
  • 10% to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing)
  • -20 °C to 50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F)
Soft AP mode WiFi connectivity
  • From acquisition device to application
Key features
Key features
LED indication on acquisition device for battery, WiFi, power, and ready to acquire ECG
  • Yes
Leads off detection
  • Yes
Simultaneous 12-lead ECG from 10 electrodes
  • Yes
Wireless printing of PDF ECG report
  • No
Defibrillator protection
  • Yes
AC noise removal
  • Yes
ECG measurements
ECG measurements
Standard global measurements
  • Yes
  • The Efficia ECG100 is not available in all geographies; please check with your Philips representative for more information.