Quart Surface Comparison

 

Features

Elite Turn

DynaLAL III

Diamond 8 Plus

Topaz 8

QM7 Powered

Dynamic Low  Air loss

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Recommended Stages

Stages I – IV

Stages I – IV

Stages I – IV

Stages I – III

Prevention / Palliative

Alternation Cycle

5 – 95 mins (lateral rotation)

5 - 20 mins

20 min cycle time

10 - 30 mins

20 min cycle time

Flow rate

1200 litres air/min

1200 litres air/min

9 litres air/min

8 litres air/min

8 litres air/min

Alternation

Lateral Rotation

3:1  alternating function

3:1  alternating function

3:1  alternating function

2:1  alternating/pulsating function

Pulsation

 

3:1 pulsating function

 

 

2:1 alternating/pulsating

function

Static Mode

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Fowler Function

 

Yes

 

 

 

Auto Firm Mode - provides stable surface for procedures and transfers

Returns to user-defined settings after 30 minutes if auto firm is not deactivated

Returns to user-defined settings after 30 minutes if auto firm is not deactivated

Returns to user defined settings after 30 minutes if auto firm is not deactivated

Returns to user defined settings after 20 minutes if auto firm is not deactivated

The firmest dial setting is used to provide a stable surface for transfers and nursing procedures

Auto Memory Reset

 

Yes

Yes

Built-in 2-hour Battery Back-up

Yes

Yes

Lockout Feature

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Soft/Firm Pressure Settings

8 comfort pressure settings

8 comfort pressure settings

5 comfort pressure settings

8 comfort pressure settings

Low to high pressure settings

Auto Alarm

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Enclosed Air Hose Management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

N/A

Easy access filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

CPR quick-release

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

N/A

Max Weight Capacity

1000 lbs

1000 lbs

650 lbs

350 lbs

300 lbs