The HELiOS Plus is the smallest liquid oxygen portable providing pulse settings 1–4. The HELiOS Marathon provides continuous (1–6 LPM) and pulse (1–4 LPM) flow settings.

HELiOS portables, portable liquid oxygen, CAIRE, respiratory healthcare
HELiOS portables, portable liquid oxygen, CAIRE, respiratory healthcare

Although tiny, the HELiOS Plus is powerful, lasting up to 9 hours at setting 2, but weighing only 3.6 pounds completely filled. CAIRE, Inc.'s HELiOS Marathon Portable Oxygen Unit gives oxygen therapy patients unprecedented freedom: it lasts up to 22 hours at setting 2 pulse between refills, yet weighs only 5.6 pounds completely filled! The HELiOS Marathon portable unit also operates in continuous flow up to 6 LPM. Both units are wearable with optional backpacks and waist packs available.

While other portable oxygen units have limited flow settings, the HELiOS portable units feature multiple settings for continuous and demand flow modes. Now continuous flow patients can enjoy the unique design that allows either HELiOS unit to operate upright, on its back, or in any position in between. The HELiOS is fully pneumatic so does not use any electricity or batteries.

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Specifications Include:

  HELiOS Plus HELiOS Marathon
LOX capacity 0.9 lb (0,41 kg) 2.0 lb (0,91 kg)
Gaseous equivalent capacity 308 L 685 L
Weight, Empty 2.7 lb (1,22 kg) 3.6 lb (1,63 kg)
Weight, filled 3.6 lb (1,63 kg) 5.6 lb (2,54 kg)
Height 10.5 in (267 mm) 15.0 in (381 mm)
Typical use time at 2 LPM
demand mode
9 hrs 22 hrs
Normal evaporation rate 1.0 lb/day (0,45 kg/day) 0.85 lb/day (0,39 kg/day)
Standard flow control range Continuous: off, .12, .25, .5, .75
Demand: off, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4
Continuous: off, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Demand: off, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 4