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Table 1 Summary of maintenance costs for the "Primus®" and the "Zeus®"

From: Cost analysis of two anaesthetic machines: "Primus®" and "Zeus®"

Cost Primus®(€) Zeus®(€)
Maintenance 1 time/year (Draeger) 1000.90 1379.00
Maintenance 1 time/year
(in-house)
420 420
  (120 + 300 spare parts) (120 + 300 spare parts)
Vaporiser Maintenance 188 523.28
1 time/year (Draeger) (94 × 2 Vaporisers) (130.82 × 2 DIVA modules and 2 maintenance checks/year)
Vaporiser Maintenance 144 NA
1 time/year (in-house) (72 × 2 Vaporisers)  
Total cost 1752.90 2322.28