ERKA Sensitive Stethoscope —New!

A unique masterpiece: handmade in Germany and patented dual diaphragm acoustics provide unmatched sound precision. Featuring dual-channel tubes to reach each ear separately, maximizing sound transmission quality and minimizing external noise, perfect for a brilliant sound necessary for discerning cardiologists. Elaborately polished and chrome plated by a master craftsman since 1889.

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$178.00

The Reference Standard In Auscultation.

The combination of the patented ERKA. dual-membrane and optimal sound chamber geometry enables optimal auscultation of both low and high tones, even in hard to reach auscultation points. The ERKA. Sensitive is the Non-Plus-Ultra for a broad spectrum of possible applications in diagnostic medicine for the examination of heart, lung and bowel sounds.

  • Spring integrated in tubing provides amplification without sound loss
  • Parallel, integral channels in the tubing prevent disturbing grinding sounds
  • Ergnomic, soft ear tips for a perfect fit, blocking exterior noise.
  • All components can be cleaned and disinfected easily - all common medical detergents may be used.
  • The ERKA membrane has been successfully tested and accordingly certified for biocompatibility.
  • Dermatologically safe. All ERKA products are Latex-free.
  • The chest-piece of an ERKA stethoscope is made from hand polished and pore free chromed brass. Compared to aluminum or stainless steel, this surface is more resistant to germs and bacteria.
  • Ergonomically shaped chest-piece enables auscultation even in hard-to reach areas or for different constituted patients.
  • Ergonomically shaped binurals are individually adaptable to your ear canal. All stethoscopes come with a spare set of ear tips.
  • Ideal for anesthesiologists, cardiologists, emergency physicians, paramedics, family physicians, internists, physician assistants, medical students, nurse, aenesthetists/caregivers, and specialists in respiratory diseases.
  • Chestpiece diameter: 52 mm
  • Diaphragm diameter: 44 mm
  • Chestpiece height: 25 mm
  • Total length: 71.5 cm
  • Tube length: 55.5 cm
  • Weight: 217 g
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Comes with a zip-up travel case.
  • Compares to: Littmann Master Cardiology Stethoscope
  • Includes a zip-up canvas carrying case with mesh pockets
  • All components used in an ERKA stethoscope can be cleaned and disinfected easily and thoroughly. We continuously test all common medical detergents and recommend these disinfectants without restriction.

How Does ERKA Compare To Littmann?

Littmann Classic III

Tube: Single
Chest-Piece: Double
Dual Frequency Membrane (both sides)
MSRP: $130
Tube: Dual
Chest-Piece: Double
ERKA Convex Membrane (both sides)
MSRP: $100

Littmann Cardiology IV

Tube: Dual
Chest-Piece: Double
Dual Frequency Membrane (both sides)
MSRP: $280
Tube: Dual
Chest-Piece: Double
ERKA Dual Membrane
MSRP: $156

Littmann Master Cardiology

Tube: Dual
Chest-Piece: Simple
Dual Frequency Membrane
MSRP: $300
Tube: Dual
Chest-Piece: Simple
ERKA Dual Membrane
MSRP: $178

Erka. Stethoscopes. Perfect hearing at a glance.

Medelita is proud and excited to announce an exclusive U.S. partnership with ERKA. - offering German-engineered preciseness made by tradition.

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A new standard in physician and nursing stethoscopes.

The search for the ideal stethoscope took us all the way to Germany, to a company steeped in history and precision-driven engineering. Founded in 1889, ERKA revolutionized blood pressure measurement with the development of the very first industrially-made blood pressure measurement device. As the exclusive distributor of ERKA stehtoscopes in the U.S., Medelita is proud to offer a superior alternative in terms of ease of use, durability and functionality.

  • Unmatched dual-diaphragm sound precision.
  • Ergonmically shaped super-soft ear tips will cancel outside noise.
  • Dual channel tubes reach each ear separately.
  • Maximum sound quality and transmission at high and low frequencies.
  • Wash with any standard method for sanitization.
  • Pore free chromed brass surface is more resistant to bacteria.
  • Classified as dermatologically safe.
  • Ergonomically shaped chest-piece for hard-to reach areas.
I really liked this product. In particular, I liked how durable it felt. It was heavy, and I like that in a stethoscope. The tubing was a fun color also. In terms of auscultation, I felt that it was very sensitive and definitely up to par with my Littmann master cardiology.
Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz, D.O., F.A.C.C. - Diplomate in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology

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