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Re: [IP] Software to download Minimed 508 pumps



The cradle is the same cradle that they use for the CGMS.  I am not sure if
it is available to the public, but if your doctor has a CGMS, then you
should be able to download it at their office.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott K. Johnson" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 1:00 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Software to download Minimed 508 pumps


> Not having one myself, but I believe the "cable" is actually like a
> "cradle" that the pump sits in, rather than something that "plugs into"
> the pump.  From what I can gather, it is called a "com station".
>
> If I'm not mistaken, there are two little infrared "ports" on the back
> of the pump (where the lable is).
>
> So, I think you would put the pump in this "cradle" thing, and it would
>  communicate via infrared with the pump.
>
> I did some searching on google for "Minimed 508" and "comstation" and
> came up with a bunch of hits.
>
> Here is a link that has a picture of a "similar" device down at the
> bottom - but the link itself seems very outdated:
>
> http://www.applied-medical.co.uk/MiniMed/508.htm
>
> Hope this helps a little.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 10:06:59AM -0700, Sue K might have said:
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> > How would you download? I don't see any sort of cable interface on my
MM508.
> > Are there different versions of the 508?
> >
> >
> > Has anyone used the "home software program" from Minimed to download the
> > >508 pump?  Where did you get the cable to interface the software and
the
> > >pump?  The Minimed rep. said to wait 6 more months to get it because
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