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ActiV.A.C. Therapy Unit

Searching for better wound care

Acti V.A.C.® is designed to be a completely portable NPWT device, ensuring better wound management outcomes for patients at home or in the process of being discharged from a clinical environment.

The Integrated V.A.C. Therapy System is a proven, non-invasive, advanced approach to negative pressure wound therapy. The System uses an intelligent therapy unit to deliver controlled negative (sub-atmospheric) pressure to the wound site. Special foam dressings, applied to the wound site, ensure that fluid is continuously drawn away from the wound and SensaT.R.A.C.™ Technology manages the equal distribution of pressure across the wound area.


Ease and speed of use are greatly improved with features such as full colour touch screens, electronic seal checking and settings guide.

  • Intuitive software – touch screens and fully re-programmed menu system
  • Click-fit canister application – for rapid, hygienic, fitting and removal
  • Aural and visual guidance system – distinctive alarms are supported by clear on-screen guidance explaining the current problem and demonstrating the steps required for rapid rectification

Clinically proven V.A.C.Therapy in a fully portable unit.

  • Detailed therapy history recording - the unit automatically logs therapy use including therapy settings, duration and alarms
  • Anti-clog technology – the 3d multi-channel profile of SensaT.R.A.C.TM prevents blocking and clogging

Quality Of Life
The lightweight, portable design combined with Seal Check™ and SensaT.R.A.C. technology improves patient comfort and reduces distress.

  • Skin-soft conformable SensaT.R.A.C. – the structure of the pad presents a large surface area of even pressure to the wound, offering a comfortable fit and minimising the risk of pressure damage to the skin
  • Odour control - the exudate management system controls strong odours

Cost Effective
V.A.C.® Therapy delivers lower hospitalisation costs and reduced costs of nursing time when compared with using moist gauze15.

  • Cost effective – only 3% of wound management costs relate to dressings. The rest is mostly nursing time and hospital costs4
  • The speed and efficacy of the Integrated V.A.C.Therapy System cuts these costs


  • Lightweight (1.08 kg with empty canister attached), Portable Therapy Unit
  • Simplified Touch Screen
  • Seal Check™
  • Therapy History Reports
  • Settings Guide
  • Enhanced Alarms


Product Specifications

19.3 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm
1.08 kg with an empty canister
Battery Type: Lithium ion rechargeable battery
Battery Life: 14 hour average
Recharging Time: 6 hours to reach full charge from a completely discharged state
Canister Size: 300 ml

Therapy Delivery
Modes: Continuous or Intermittent
Intensity Settings: Low, Medium, High
Pressure Settings: -25 mmHg to -200 mmHg (-3.3 kPa to -26.6 kPa)

Electrical Data
External Power Supply Input: 100-240 VAC .72 A @ 115 VAC 47-63 Hz
External Power Supply Output: 12 V, 3.3 A
Patient & Enclosure Leakage Current: <100 Microamps

IEC Classification
Type B, Applied Part Class II IPX0
Equipment not suitable for use in presence of flammable anaesthetic mixture with air, oxygen or nitrous oxide.

Storage Conditions
Temperature Range: -20° C 60° C
Relative Humidity Range: 0-95% non-condensing

Operating Conditions

Temperature Range: 5° C to 40° C
Relative Humidity Range: 0-95% non-condensing
Altitude Range: 0 to 4267 m
Optimum Performance: 0 to 2438 m

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Canisters & Accessories

The ActiV.A.C. Unit is designed for use with the following canisters and accessories.

V.A.C. Therapy Canisters

  • Charcoal filters help reduce odour
  • Hydrophobic construction prevents leaks
  • Available gel packs help solidify wound exudate

Name: 300 ml ActiV.A.C. Canister with Gel
Description: 1 canister with tubing, clamp and connector
300 ml capacity
Case of 5 M8275058/5
Case of 10 M8275058/10

V.A.C. Therapy Disposables
SensaT.R.A.C. Pad™
1 SensaT.R.A.C. Pad with tubing, clamp and connector
Single unit M8275057/1
Case of 10 M8275057/10

1 Y-connector to connect two or more dressings
Single unit M6275066/1
Case of 10 M6275066/10

Tubing Cap
Cap to secure end of tubing when not in use
Single unit M6275069/1
Case of 10 M6275069/10

Product Use

For more information, you can download a PDF version of the following:
ActiV.A.C. Therapy System Brochure (PDF, 1.53 MB)
V.A.C. Therapy Patient Information Leaflet (PDF, 1.28 MB)

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