MicroLab Mk8


This MicroLab MK8 spirometer is the new generation of spirometer and is the most advanced yet. It is highly portable and beautifully designed.

It features a high-resolution colour touch screen for fast data entry, and a fast integrated printer with an easy load paper mechanism. The printout can be fully customised and direct connection to HP printers is available.

With a large 2,000 patient test memory, high reliability and accuracy, this spirometer is suited for use in a variety of situations.  

The MicroLab Mk8 is available for rental / hire or purchase


  • High definition colour touch-screen
  • Simple screen icon interface using stylus or optional MicroMouse
  • Fast on-screen textual entry enabling comments and report writing
  • Fast, quiet printer with easy load paper mechanism
  • Fully customisable printout format
  • Direct connection to external Hewlett Packard printers
  • Unique contextual Help Screens (language selectable) with dedicated Help Button
  • 41 inspiratory and expiratory indicies measureable
  • On-screen graphical child incentive device
  • Large 2000 patient test memory
  • Optional Spida 5 or SpidaXpert PC software
  • Internationally recognised on-screen test quality assurance prompts (e.g. slow start, abrupt end etc) ensuring quality test results
  • Unique 'today's testing feature' - creating a list of patients tested or to be tested
  • Numerous predicted values and languages selectable
  • 'Lung Age' assessment and textual result interpretation by ATS (9), BTS-NICE (10) or Enright (11)
  • Body Mass Index and Dyspnoea Score
  • Bronchodilator and/or Steroid assessment
  • Complete with all accessories in a sturdy carry case


Forced - VC, FEV.75, FEV1, FEV3, FEV6, FVC, PEF, FEV.75/VC, FEV.75/FVC, FEV1/VC, FEV1/FVC (FER), FEV3/VC, FEV3/FVC, FEV.75/FEV6, FEV1/FEV6, FEF25 (MEF75), FEF50 (MEF50), FEF75 (MEF25), FEF25-75 (MMEF), FEF50/VC, FEF50/FVC, MMEF/FVC (FEF25-75/FVC), FIV1, FIVC, PIF, FIV1/FIVC (FIR), FIF25 (MIF75), FIF50 (MIF50), FIF75 (MIF25), R50 (FEF50/FIF50), MET25-75, FET, MVV (ind)
Relaxed - EVC, IVC, IC, VT (TV), Ti, Te, Ti/Ttot, VT/Ti (TV/Ti), IRV, ERV, FR.
Test per subject
5 relaxed VC manoeuveres and 8 forced manoeuveres for each baseline and two post examinations
Predicted values
Various - depends upon national preference (including NHANESIII)
Gold Standard Bi-Directional Digital Volume
10ml volume 0.03l/s flow
± 3% (to ATS recommendations)
2,000 patients with tests including Flow/Volume loops and Volume/Time curves
Printer output
The following printers have been tested with the MicroLab from HP's current product range: HP Deskjet 6840, HP Deskjet 5150, HP Deskjet 5151, HP Business Inkjet 1000, HP Officejet Pro K550
Internal Printer - 13mm/s (avg)
High-resolution colour touch screen
Power Supply
Input: 100-240V AC 50-60Hz  Output: 12V 2.5A
Battery Pack
Rechargeable NiMH 8.4V 1Ah
120h x 255w x 35d mm. Transducer 60h x 90w x 50d mm
Excluding any transducers: 630g
0 to +40 C
Operating humidity
30% to 90% non-condensing
Storage temperature
-20°C to +70°C
Storage humidity
10% to 90% RH


Our range of Spirometry Equipment is available on a rental, purchase or equipment management basis - please use the links at the top of the page to request a quotation

This MicroLab MK8 Spirometer  can be ordered with any other clinical trial, medical or laboratory equipment to create the most effective equipment management solution for your study.  

Woodley Trial Solutions specialises in the supply and management of spirometer 


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