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[IP] step, stepper, solenoid and dc motors
Ok, curiosity has gotten the better of me (good thing
I'm not a cat) but I just have to ask, doesn't the
D-Tron use a stepper motor? And if what the person
said below is correct, then what kind of motor does
the D-Tron have...I thought it used a stepper motor
but the person said only Minimed uses Stepper motors.
Also, the D-Tron does not seem to click. Meanwhile, I
thought Minimed used a solenoid motor so is a solenoid
motor the same as a stepper motor and is the D-Tron
stepper motor also a DC motor since it doesn't click
and because "only Minimed uses stepper motors"?
Finally, someone said that the new Paradigm uses a
single infusion set because it's water proof but
H-Tron, Animas, and D-Tron are all water proof and use
multiple sets so I'm not sure how that answered the
<The MM line uses Step motors, even the new one.
<All other pumps on the market uses a normal DC motor
<(That is one
<that other MFG's MUST make
<their units waterproof!
<The DC motor delivers insulin quicker than a step
<I use a MM508 - but have no vested interest in the MM
<company vs other
<Compentition is in the best interest of the consumer
- <all products
<good and bad points.
<Pump MM508 2/2001
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