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Meridian Ultra-Care Excel 4500 Alternating Pressure And Low Air Loss Mattress System

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Item# Description Pkg reward$ Price Blank
Item #: MER-4500
80" x 35.5" x 8"

Meridian Ultra-Care Excel 4500 Alternating Pressure And Low Air Loss Mattress System features a 5 Inch alternating pressure upper surface combined with an integrated 3 Inch foam base to provide a full eight inches of therapeutic support with bottom-out protection in the event of a power failure. In addition to the Alternating Pressure mode, the Static mode provides a firm surface when needed. Regardless of the operating mode, the mattress maintains the low air loss benefit.

Meridian Ultra-Care 4500 Mattress System Features

  • Includes
  • - Mattress
    - Cover
    - Pump
  • Twenty rows of 5" alternating pressure air cells with a 3-inch integrated foam base
  • Separate compartment for foam base inside polyurethane cover prevents soiling
  • Ventilated cells provide a microclimate that reduces moisture 
  • Quick disconnect air cells made of nylon/ polyurethane 
  • CPR quick deflate at head of mattress 
  • Quilted nylon zipper cover is low shear, fluid-resistant, and vapor permeable 
  • 8 liter-per-minute pump in an easy-to-use design 
  • Two modes of therapy - static or alternating 
  • Variable pressure setting for maximum comfort 
  • Support patients up to 325 lbs

Cell Construction

  • 8" system made of 5" alternating pressure air cells and 3" foam base 
  • Air cells made of nylon/polyurethane for increased durability and reliability 
  • Cells are easily cleaned


  • Zipper cover is quilted vapor permeable nylon
  • Water-resistant
  • Easy cleaning
  • Low shear/low friction

Quick Disconnect Cells

  • Quick disconnects allow for easy cell replacement
  • Quick disconnect cells allow any area of the mattress to deflated and be zero pressure without affecting alternating benefits.


  • 8 liter-per-minute pump
  • Front panel switch provides two modes of therapy - static or alternating
  • LED backlit switches with a dial on the panel for simple set up and operation
  • Retractable hooks for bed use

More About Meridian Ultra-Care System

Quick Inflate Pump
  • Reduces inflation time dramatically
  • 20 liter-per-minute flow pump
  • Rapid deflate for quick transport
  • Small and easy to use
Safe-T-Guard Cover
  • Perimeter cover reduces risk of falls and entrapment
  • Foam borders are 4" high and sloped inward
  • Zippered cover for secure fit
  • Water resistant quilted top
  • High-flow 16 liter-per-minute pump 
  • Dual compressor for increased patient comfort and weight capacity (100 lbs.) 
  • 10, 15 or 20 minute cycle times 
  • Five comfort settings 
  • Automatic reset from static to alternating after 45 minutes


Dimensions80"L x 35.5"W x 8"H
Cells20 rows of air cells 5" high on 3"
integrated foam base for additional
Cell ConnectionQuick disconnect cells allow for single
cell removal/replacement
Inflation Time25 - 30 minutes with static inflate.
2 - 5 minutes with rapid inflate pump..
MaterialNylon/Polyurethane for durability
Weight Capacity325 lbs.
425 lbs. with 4253E upgrade pump
Mattress Weight13 lbs
CoverUrethane coated nylon that is vapor
permeable and low shear/low friction
BaseReinforced nylon for durability. Bayonet
type tie connectors to secure mattress to
bed frame
Transport CapLocated at end of the connector hose
which when inserted, locks and prevents
air loss from the mattress if the pump
loses power or is disconnected.
AdditionalSystem uses modular components which
allows for simple part replacement.
CPR quick deflate at head of mattress.
Electrical Power110-120 VAC, 60Hz, 100mA, 8.5W
Pressure Range20 - 70 mmHg ± 10%
Power CordSJT 14 Feet, 3 Prong
Air Output8 LPM
Indicator LightsPower On
Normal Pressure
Low Pressure
Mode Selection
Cycle Time10 minutes
Dimensions:11.8"L x 3.7"W x 7.5"H
Safety Code ApprovalUL 544 & CSA
Limited Warranty1 year


Two year warranty on mattress and pump

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