Alcor Scientific Sentinel Plus Enteral Feeding Pump
Alcor Scientific Sentinel Plus Enteral Feeding Pump

Alcor Scientific Sentinel Plus Enteral Feeding Pump

Brand/Manufacturer: ALCOR SCIENTIFIC, INC

Alcor Scientific Sentinel Plus Enteral Feeding Pump is designed to provide an enteral feeding device that is affordable and capable of delivering reliably and safely all types of enteral feeding formulas. It is intuitively programmed to provide the operator with quick, one-touch access and its advanced software and patented technologies help ensure accurate patient delivery.

Alcor Sentinel Plus Feeding Pump Highlights

  • Dual Display
  • Advanced Memory
  • Dose Check
  • Simple Alarms
  • Clover-shaped Rotor

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
S-1000-SI 5.9" (15cm)H x 7.8" (20cm)W x 3.5" (09cm)D Each $21.07

Sentinel Plus Enteral Feeding Pump Features

Sentinel Plus Advanced Technology -
  • Dual Display -

    The bright LED display allows caregivers to simultaneously and conveniently view the infusion rate and volume delivered from a distance

  • Advanced Memory -

    The pump operating history is retained until manually erased, even in the event of power failure or when pump is powered down

  • Dose Check -

    A record is kept of the accumulated amount of formula delivered over multiple feedings

  • Simple Alarms -
    Audible and visual alarms are easily differentiated
  • Clover-shaped Rotor -

    The unique clover-shaped rotor allows for easy visual recognition of pump operation from a reasonable distance

How to operate the Sentinel Plus Enternal Feeding Pump?

Programming The Pump -
  • Turning The Pump On -
    Press Green On button. Alarm sounds briefly and displays flash all 8;s
  • Set Infusion Rate -
    Press UP or DOWN button until desired infusion rate is displayed
  • Set Dose Limit -
    To set dose limit, press SET then press UP or DOWN until desired dose is displayed. Note - If dose limit is not set (display = 0), the pump will run until container is empty or pump is stopped
  • Begin Feeding -
    Open roller clamp, press RUN/STOP to begin feeding
  • Changing the Infusion Rate -
    - To change infusion rate, press RUN/STOP to stop the pump
    - Press UP or DOWN to make necessary adjustment
    - Press RUN/STOP to resume
    - The infusion rate is retained in memory
    Note - If UP or DOWN is pressed without stopping the pump, an alarm will sound and the pump will continue running and there will be no change in infusion rate.
  • Viewing Total Accumulated Volume -
    - To view the total accumulated volume delivered, press DOSE CHECK
    Note - If pressed while running, the pump will stop momentarily
  • Adjusting Display Brightness -
    Press/hold UP and SET simultaneously to change bright or dim
  • Locking/Unlocking Keypad -
    To lock/unlock keypad, while pumping, press/hold UP and DOWN simultaneously
  • Turning Pump Off -
    To turn the pump off at any time, press red OFF button
  • Clearing Pump Setting -
    - To clear pump settings, press RUN/STOP to stop the pump
    Note - If CLEAR is pressed while the pump is operating, alarm will sound and the pump will continue operation. Settings will remain unchanged.
  • Resetting Volume Delivered -
    To reset Volume Delivered to 0 - Press and hold CLEAR, the pump beeps once, pauses, beeps twice and the volume clears to 0
  • Resetting Dose Limit -
    To reset Dose Limit to 0 - Press SET,  then press and hold CLEAR within 3 seconds. Pump will beep once, pause, beep twice, and display clears to 0
  • Resetting Total Accumulated Volume Delivered -
    To reset total accumulated volume delivered to 0 - Press DOSE CHECK, then press and hold CLEAR within 3 seconds. Pump will beep once, pause, beep twice, and display clears to 0
  • Clearing Volume Delivered, Dose Limit, and Resetting Infusion rate to 5 -
    To clear Volume Delivered, Dose Limit and reset Infusion Rate to 5 -Press and hold CLEAR for 7 beeps total (approx. 10 seconds)

How to Clean the Pump?

  • With warm, soapy, water dampen a cloth or sponge
  • Clean the pump housing and rotor
  • Clean the drop sensor with soft cotton swabs dipped in isopropyl alcohol

A Guide To Sentinel Plus Enternal Feeding Pump -

  • What are the minimum and maximum flow rates?
    5-295mL/hr in 1 mL increments
  • What is the weight and size of the pump?
    1.42kg (3.13lbs), 15cm H x 20cm W x 9cm D (5.91in H x 7.87in W x 3.54in D)
  • What kind of administration sets can I use with the SENTINEL Plus?
    - Use only SENTINEL Plus administration sets. Use of enteral administration sets other than SENTINEL Plus sets will result in an alarm
  • What is the battery life of the pump?
    Battery backup 6 hours minimum at a rate of 125mL/hr
  • Does the pump require routine calibration?
    No, the SENTINELplus does not require any routine calibration or adjustment procedures with its use. All functions of the formula delivery rate and alarms are software controlled and not adjustable through any service or normal activity.

Troubleshooting Guide -

Situation Possible CauseSolutions
Battery light flashes. After 15 minutes, pump stops, displays flash, & alarm beeps. Battery charge is below performance level. Plug cord into AC outlet for 10 hr for full recharge.
OCC/EMP alarm activates. Pump stops, alarm sounds, displays flash.Container is empty. Replace or refill.
Occlusion is restricting flow. Find point of occlusion: kinked tubing or closed roller clamp in pump set; feeding tube; container.
Drip chamber not properly placed in drip chamber bracket; drops not being sensed. Place drip chamber properly in the drip chamber bracket.
Pump is on standby (STOP) more than 2½ minutes. Press RUN/STOP or OFF.
Alarm sounds when attempting rate change. Pump does not stop.UP, DOWN, or CLEAR will only work when pump has been stopped. Press RUN/STOP once. Change rate. Press RUN/STOP again to restart
Dose Comp alarm sounds. Displays flash. Pump has delivered set dose.Increase dose limit. Press RUN/ STOP. Pump will run until dose is complete again.
If feeding has been completed, press OFF. If feeding incomplete, set the dose limit to zero.
Flo Fast alarm sounds. Displays flash. Pump set is dislodged. Tubing off of rotor. Stop excess flow. Check set placement on rotor. Restart pump.
Drop sensor blocked due to formula on drip chamber walls. Clear drip chamber or replace pump set.
Drop sensor blocked due to overfilled drip chamber. Invert and reinstall drip chamber.


MechanismRotary Peristaltic
Rates5 to 295ml/hr in 1ml increments
Dose Limit1 to 2000ml in 1ml increments/2000-9999ml in 5ml increments
Dose Accuracy± 10% of selected flow rate with ALCOR sets
Occlusion PressureDoes not exceed 15 psi
Battery12V, 1.3 AH sealed lead acid
RechargeContinuous while unit is plugged into AC outlet
MemoryRetained without power required
Size5.9"H x 7.8"W x 3.5"D
Weight3.13lb Or 1.42Kg

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How do you stop the pump from flashing "flow fast"?
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Page 11 of the User Manual will help resolve your query.
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