Multi-Programmable Pulse Generator Model 5985


A pulse generator is the “battery” component of a pacemaker. An inscription on this example reads “NEG 5985 / MULTI-PROGRAMMABLE / PULSE GENERATOR / DG2017002H / METRONIC, INC. / MINNEAPOLIS, MN. / USA.” Another reads “DISPLAY MODEL / NOT FOR HUMAN USE.”

Date Made: 1983

Maker: Medtronic Incorporated

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis

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Credit Line: Medtronic Incorporated

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0458.03Catalog Number: 1992.0458.03Accession Number: 1992.0458

Object Name: Generator, Plusegenerator, pulsecardiology

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 4.7 cm x 6 cm x .8 cm; 1 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 5/16 inoverall: 1 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_1140755

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