double leaf spring for individual ear-piece adjustment
total weight: 120 g
weight of chest piece: 50 g
tube length: 51 cm
total length: 71 cm (see figure 8)
diaphragm diameter 4,4 cm
2 years warranty
FAQ to Littmann stethoscopes
Q: Why can't all colors depicted on the color
chart be ordered? A: Littmann doesn't offer every stethoscope type
in every color.
Q: How does the Black Edition ofLittmann
stethoscopes look like? A: Even the metal parts are black.
Q: What is the difference between the Littmann
stethoscope Classic II SE and the Littmann stethoscope Classic
II? A: It is one and the same stethoscope model, the
official name being Littmann Classic II SE.
Please note: SE doesn't mean "Student Edition", but stands for
"Second Edition" and relates to an improvement of the diaphragm
compared to its predecessor.
Q: The diaphragm of my stethoscope has a small
hole in the center. Is this a defect? A: This hole is not a production error, but a
design feature to enhance sound quality.
Q: Why is 3M Medical listed as the
manufacturer? A: Littmann is the world-leading manufacturer in
the area of auscultation and has produced stethoscopes for 40
years. Littmann belongs to the US group 3M.
Information about fake Littmann
According to 3M, fake Littmann stethoscopes are recently
available, which use the brand and the logo Littmann. These fakes
are mostly sold via the internet. The quality is noticably lower
than that of the original. Often the stethoscopes are sold through
i.e.Ebay or in small online shops. The firm 3M advises that
you only purchase a Littmann stethoscope through an authorized
dealer, to ensure that you are purchasing an authentic Littmann
DocCheck Shop is of course a Littmann authorized dealer.