SAVE II Overview



Simply select the height of the patient and the SAVe II delivers a safe consistent volume at a fixed but adjustable rate.


It frees up the medic to treat other injuries, assist other patients, start fluids, administer drugs or pack the patient for transport.


Eliminate the guesswork and operator error associated with bagging or operating overly sophisticated transport vents.  Simply select the height of the patient.

SAVe II How it Works

How the SAVe II works
How the SAVe II works

The SAVe II uses a rechargeable lithium ion battery driven pump to deliver ambient air for up to 10 hours.  Simply select the height of the patient and the device dials in a ARDSNet Protocol recommended tidal volume based on the patient’s ideal body weight.  A respiratory rate is selected that generates a minute volume of 5-6.5 LPM depending on the size of the patient. Adjustments to rate, volume, peak inspiratory pressure and PEEP can be made as necessary. Supplemental O2 can be used to vary FIO2 21-100%.

SAVe II Features

Features of the SAVe II
Features of the SAVe II

The SAVe II uses a rechargeable lithium battery to drive an internal pump that delivers ambient air for up to 10 hours per charge. The device monitors airway pressure and will cut the pump off at 30 cmH2O.  Alarms for disconnect, high pressure, spontaneous breath and low battery assist the medic in monitoring the patient. The SAVe II does not require an oxygen source (O2) to operate but if desired low pressure supplemental oxygen can be titrated to the patient.  It is a time cycle, volume targeted, pressure limited device.

SAVe II Specifications


Time cycled, volume-targeted, pressure-limited

TV: 200-800 mL

RR: 8-30 BPM

PIP: 10-60 cmH2O

PEEP: 0-10 cmH2O


O2: Low flow source

I:E 1:2 fixed

Battery: Rechargeable

Duration:10 hours at 500 mL and 10 BPM

Power: 100-240 VAC 16.8 VDC  50-60 Hz

Size: 6.5” x 6.25” x 2”  (81 in3)

16.5 x 1 6 x 5 cm (1336 cm3)

Weight: 2.7 lbs | 1.2 kgs

Where to use the SAVe II


  • Point of Injury
  • Battalion Aid Stations
  • Backup for FST
  • Nation Building Missions


  • Intra Hospital Transport
  • Crash Cart
  • Mass Casualties
  • Pan Flu
  • Backup Ventilator


  • Inter Hospital Transport
  • Respiratory Failure

Remote Medicine

  • Developing Countries
  • Wilderness
  • Ships & Airplanes
  • Oil Platforms
  • VIP Security & EMS Detail

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How is the SAVe II (NSN: 6515-01-655-3181) kitted?

The SAVe II is kitted in a water proof hard case and includes a power charger, patient circuit, O2 reservoir, mask, head-strap and user manual.

How is the SAVe II powered?

The SAVe II utilizes a rechargeable lithium battery that drives a pump that delivers ambient air for up 10 hours.

Can oxygen be titrated to the patient?

The SAVe II accepts low pressure supplemental oxygen which is accumulated in a re-usable oxygen tube. By varying the flow of oxygen from the cylinder FIO2 ranges from 21-100%.

Does the SAVe II have a breathe assist mode?

Inspiratory effort greater than -2cm H2O will trigger the device to deliver a breath and sound a low priority alarm. Once the breath is triggered the device goes back to normal ventilation.

Can the device be used for BLS CPR?

The SAVe II can be used to follow BLS CPR guidelines by setting the respiratory rate to zero and manually triggering the breaths. Once the RR is set to zero the heart icon begins to flash at 100 times per minute to help the rescuer time compressions. After delivering 30 compressions simply deliver two manual breaths. The peak inspiratory pressure will be set to 20 cmH2O to mitigate chances of gastric insufflation.

Where can I purchase a SAVe II?

The U.S. Department of Defense should contact Combat Medical Systems at (855) 428-6074 or All others should contact AutoMedx at 972-586-7500, or use our Contact Form.


AutoMedx ventilator products are designed to be easily operable with a minimum amount of training. Any person familiar with ventilating a patient should be able to master operation and proper maintenance of the SAVe II with less than one hour of training.

Training is available through the operator’s manual, on-line videos, and an op-line training course.

AutoMedx On-Line Training Courses

On-Site training by AutoMedx staff can be arranged. Please contact us to inquire about costs and availability.

SAVe II Kits and Accessories

Please contact AutoMedx for current pricing and availability.

Ventilators and Kits

Item Part Number Per Package
SAVe II Kits[1]:
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, English, Type A Plug (USA) 70100H-US 1
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, Metric, English, Type A Plug (Canada/Mexico) 70100H-CA 1
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, Metric, English, Type C Plug (Europe) 70100H-EU 1
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, Metric, Danish, Type C Plug (Denmark) 70100H-DK 1
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, Metric, Swedish, Type C Plug (Sweden) 70100H-SE 1
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, Metric, English, Type G Plug (UK/ME/Africa) 70100H-UK 1
SAVe II Kit with Hard Case, Metric, English, Type G Plug (Singapore) 70100H-SG 1
SAVe II Unit[2] M50012 N/A
SAVe II Unit[2], Metric M50013 N/A


Patient Ventilator Circuit, Disposable, Single-Use, SAVe II, Case of 10[3] M40105-10 10
Mask and Inflation Syringe, Adult Medium, Case of 10[4][5][6] M40106-10 10
Head-harness, Case of 10[6] E11001-10 10
Resupply Kit, Incl. 2ea Debris Filter and 1ea Intake Cover, SAVe II, Package of 5 M41113-5 5
Oxygen Reservoir, SAVe II, Package of 5[3] M40092-5 5
Noise Attenuator, SAVe II, Package of 5[3] M41112-5 5
Air Intake Debris Filter, Disposable, SAVe II, Package of 50 F20053-50 50
Battery Replacement Kit, SAVe II[7][8] M40116 1


AC Power Supply / Battery Charger, SAVe II, Type A Plug M40090-A 1
AC Power Supply / Battery Charger, SAVe II, Type C Plug M40090-C 1
AC Power Supply / Battery Charger, SAVe II, Type G Plug M40090-G 1
Power Cord, Type A, (USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan) SAVe II E11021 1
Power Cord, Type C, (Europe, Asia, South America, Iran) SAVe II E11106 1
Power Cord, Type G, (UK, Middle East, Malaysia, Singapore) SAVe II E11105 1
Hard Case, SAVe II F20055 1


Operation Manual, English, SAVe II M40100-EN 1
Operation Manual, Swedish, SAVe II M40101-SE 1
Operation Manual, Danish, SAVe II M40101-DK 1
Preventive Maintenance Manual, English, SAVe II M40101-EN 1


  1. The standard SAVe II kit includes 1ea SAVe II, 1ea SAVe II Patient Circuit, 1ea Hard Case, 1ea AC / Battery Charger, 1ea Oxygen Reservoir, 1ea Noise Attenuator, 1ea Patient Mask, 1ea Mask Inflation Syringe, 1ea Universal Head harness, 1ea Operator Manual
  2. The SAVe II unit is only available for sale in a kit
  3. Labeling in English unless specified otherwise
  4. Mask labelling indicates alternative manufacturer part number 1055
  5. The mask and syringe are only resupplied as a set
  6. Item provided for convenience of user and may not be available in certain markets
  7. Includes battery and required replacement hardware
  8. Shipments of lithium-ion batteries without equipment: Domestic shipments by ground only. International air shipments limited to quantity 4ea per shipment.