CME Medical's TPCA Patient Controlled Analgesia Syringe Pump

The TPCA™ Ambulatory Patient Controlled (PCA) syringe pump with lockbox has a library of protocols offering MediGuard, a Dose Error Reduction System (DERS) which can be set to the patients needs or pain management speciality in hospital and homecare environments.


Main Features

  • Lightweight and compact, suitable for both bedside and ambulatory use
  • Rechargeable Li-Polymer battery or mains power allows greater flexibility
  • Integral protective syringe cover
  • Can be programmed to bolus only, basal and bolus, basal only
  • Code protected clinician bolus function
  • Can be configured with up to six protocols to accommodate local policy and procedure
  • Syringe recognition of commonly used syringe brands (2 to 50 ml)
  • Can be pole mounted or portable
  • Suitable for adults or for paediatric use
  • Automatic bolus rate adjustment optimises bolus delivery and prevents false occlusion alarms
  • Two protocols that can be modified via the pump by authorised personnel
  • Lockbox
  • Shift total screen

Safety Features

  • Fixed or variable code protected protocols that are configured and locked into the pump memory and can be accessed by authorised personnel or technicians
  • Current infusion history can be viewed during infusion
  • Pump event log accessible via INFO MENU or downloaded to PC through BodyComm software
  • Comprehensive range of alerts / alarms with descriptive display of state and resolution
  • Lockable keypad to prevent inadvertent key activation
  • MediGuard™ weight-based dosing software will automatically set a toxicity ceiling based on your patient’s weight, to prevent excess drug delivery
  • Residual patient bolus screen display

Accessories and Consumables


  • D7140: Clear Front Single Use Pouch (fits pump in Lockbox)
  • D7139: Solid Front Single Use Pouch (fits pump in Lockbox)
  • 100-174SL: T60/TPCA/T34 50 ml Lockbox + 2 Keys
  • 141-100XM: Remote Bolus Button - Coded
  • 100-099SLA: Dongle, IR220, RS232 Fixed Baud Rate
  • 150-311CPC: Docking Station RS232 Lead
  • USB2: USB Serial Adapter
  • 151-132X: UK Wall Charger -8.2 V
  • 400-651SL: T60 Pole Mounting Device
  • BODYCOMM1: Bodycomm TPCA/T60 - No Leads
  • BODYCOMM2: Bodycomm TPCA/T60 - With RS232 Lead
  • BODYCOMM3: Bodycomm TPCA/T60 - With USB Adapter
  • BCS100: Bodycomm 100 Software


  • Please contact a member of our Customer Support Team on 01253 206700 for more information about administration sets for the TPCA.

Technical Specification

Device type Syringe pump with motor driven linear actuator, pulsed motion (60 pulses per mm)
Basal rate 0.1 to 650 ml/h
Bolus rate range 0 – 1000 ml/h
Actuator stroke c.107 mm available
Syringe sizes 2 ml to 60 ml (pump configured to most commonly used syringes including BD Plastipak, Monoject, Braun, Terumo and Codan syringes but can also be programmed to other brands)
Pump accuracy +/- 2%
Occlusion pressure 100 to 1500 mmHg. Max actuator force 50 N (5 Kgf)
Battery Rechargeable Li-Polymer 7.4 volt, 1800 mAh
Battery operation 100 full deliveries depending on infusion and set up parameters
Battery charging Automatic when connected to an AC power source
Indicators Graphic LCD display (128 x 64 pixels with backlight) , dual color operation LED to denote infusion and alarm status and keypad
Alarms When a problem is detected, the TCPA displays the following alarm messages, sounds an audible alarm & the red LED lights - occlusion, syringe empty, near end, end battery, locking cover open, low battery, pump paused too long, syringe displaced, syringe error
TPCA dimensions 38 x 55 x 190 mm (L x W x H)
Classification Type CF Equipment, degree of protection against electrical shock Class II equipment, IPX3 protection against ingress of water
Housing Polycarbonate ABS (fire retardant)
Weight 400 g with battery
Electrical safety IEC 60601-2-24 (Infusion pumps and controllers), IEC 60601-1-4 (Programmable Electrical Medical System), UL 60601- 1 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No 601.1
Standards Manufactured in accordance to ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. CE marked (in accordance with the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC)
EMC IEC 60601-1-2 (EMC)
Environmental specifications Non operating conditions (transportation and storage)
Temperature -25 ° to +50 °C (-13 °F to +122°F)  
Humidity 5% to 100% R.H, non-condensing  
Air pressure 48 kPa to 110 kPa  
Operating Conditions The system may not meet all performance specifications if operated outside of the following conditions
Temperature +15 °C to +45 °C (+59 °F to +113 °F)  
Humidity 20% to 85% R.H at +40 °C, non-condensing  
Air pressure 70 kPa to 110 kPa