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Med-Aire Essential Alternating Pressure and Low Air Loss Mattress

Med-Aire Alternating Pressure Mattress
Alternating Pressure Mattress
with Low-Air-Loss

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Med-Aire Essential Alternating Pressure Mattress
Includes Low-Air-Loss Therapy
List Price: $1,073.00
Our Price: $476.00
You save $597.00!

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
Product Code: 14508


Med-Aire Essential Alternating Pressure & Low Air Loss Mattress

Mattress size: 35.5"W x 80"L x 8"H

This economical mattress system may be all you need to get protection against skin issues. With this mattress system's Alternating Pressure running at a 10 minute cycle time and full control over mattress firmness you can a great prevention surface for a low price and not sacrifice comfort. The mattress measures a full 8" in height and you won't bottom out even with the bed's head raised. The mattress follows the positioning of the bed.

Alternating Pressure:
The Med-Aire Essential APM provides pressure relief in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. This Alternating Pressure System uses a pump with easy to use controls. This powered mattress has 18 each 8" bladders for superior pressure reduction.

Low Air Loss Mode:
The Med-Aire Essential System also provides Low-Air-Loss therapy. Ideal for wicking away any moisture from patient perspiration and incontinence.

The fluidproof cover is made of non-shear nylon and has nylon tie down straps for attaching the mattress to the bed.

Standard Hospital/Homecare Bed Size:
Affordable with added comfort, this alternating pressure mattress is available in the standard hospital bed size, 36" x 80" size (Twin XL).
Product Features:
  • Fluidproof coated nylon cover helps protect user from friction and shear
  • 8 LPM compressor runs quiet
  • 18 - 8" Bladders
  • Dimensions: 35.5" x 80" x 8" (fits 36x80 hospital bed)
  • Product rolls up for easy storage and handling
  • 10 minute cycle time on Alternating Pressure


Typical Use: Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
Warranty: 1 years on power unit, 1 year on mattress
Product Weight Capacity: 350 lbs
Overall Width: 36"
Overall Length: 80"
Overall Height: 8"
Top Cover: Quilted Cover w/Zipper
Air Cells: Nylon
Base: Nylon w/non-skid bottom
Number of Air Cells: 20
Air Output of Pump: 7-8 liter/minute
Cycle Time: 10 min.

Owner's Instruction Manual

The Med-Aire Essential 14508 pump and mattress are intended to help reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers while optimizing patient comfort.

The functions of the Med-Aire Essential 14508 pump are described below. Please refer to the figures of the 14508 pump.

Power Switch (1)
  • The switch is at the right side of the pump
  • Turn ON/OFF the power, the pump will start/stop operation

Pressure Adjust Knob adjustable by patientís weight (2)
Turn the Pressure Adjust Knob to set a comfortable pressure level by using the weight scale as a guide.

Normal Pressure Indicator (3)
A visible indicator (green) tells the pressure has reached a preset or user-defined level.

Low Pressure Indicator (4)
A visible indicator (yellow or red) warns the pressure is below a preset or user-defined level.

Alarm Reset (5)
  • The audible/visible alarm turns on when the pressure is low
  • To mute the audible alarm, press the reset button (the visible alarm indicator will flash)
  • Re-press the reset button to reactivate the alarm
Static Control (6)
Press to set the air mattress in static mode.

1. Power Switch
2. Pressure-Adjust Knob
3. Normal Pressure Indicator
4. Low Pressure Indicator
5. Alarm Reset
6. Static Control
Front Panel Functions

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1    Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
review September 6, 2016
Reviewer: Alta Shank from Mount Joy, PA United States  
Excellent customer service. Shipping was delayed, but  Ellen went the extra mile to be sure I received it and also notified me of delivery date.

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