‡ In these countries please contact our distributor

500 XL

Xenon Light Source


Brighter illumination than competitive LED light source* and part of the complete Smith & Nephew visualization experience when paired with the 560 HD camera platform.

Proven Technology

  • More than 18% brighter than stand alone LED sources with consistent 300 watt Xenon light*
  • Ideal viewing in challenging arthroscopic environments

Intuitive Interface

  • Ability to control Xenon light source from the Smith & Nephew 560 HD Camera
  • Bright LCD panel with user-friendly messaging, including lamp hour usage
  • Rotational turret allows for multiple light guide compatibility

Efficient Design

  • Digital shutter control with automatic standby feature when light guide is removed
  • New fan design provides quiet operation

*Compared to Stryker L9000 at light guide connection. 2009 Data on file at Smith & Nephew

Product Specifications

Product Specifications

Illumination Lamp Type
Color Temp.
Lamp Life

300 Watt Xenon Short Arc
5700 K-6000 K
500 hours
Surgical Interface LCD Display

Light Guide Port


2-row, 32-character front panel (Displays the number of hours the lamp
has been in use, status messages, and the percentage of light intensity.)
Turret style designed to accept Smith & Nephew/Wolf®,
Olympus®, ACMI®, or Storz® light guide end-fittings
RS-232 bidirectional communication port
Power Management Input Power Requirements
Power Supply Cord
Leakage Current to Ground

100-240 VAC +/- 10%, 50/60 Hz, 500 VA
10A 250V dual fuse, slow blow
Class I device - ordinary environment
Unit - less than 300 microamperes @ 120V +/- 10%
Lamp - less than 500 microamperes @ 240V +/- 10%
Environmental Dimensions
Ambient Operating Temp.

Height: 4.5" (11.4 cm); Length: 15" (38.1 cm), Width: 12" (30.5 cm)
18 lbs (8.6 kg)
41°F-113°F (5°C-45°C)

Ordering Information

Ordering Information

500XL Xenon Light Source System

Smith & Nephew 500XL Xenon Light Source Systems are delivered complete with a 500XL Xenon Light Source, 300 watt lamp module, communication cable and a country-specific manual and power cord.

72200580 500XL System, English (US power cord)
72200587 500XL System, English (UK power cord)
72200588 500XL System, International
(continental power cord)
Replacement Lamp  
72202439 Replacement Xenon lamp module, 300 watt,
for 500XL Xenon Light Source, 500-hour life.

Warranty and Service

This system comes with a one year warranty to be free from defects in material and
workmanship. Service agreements covering use-related damage are available by
calling +1 978 749 1262.

* Average 500XL output with new lamps compared to Stryker L9000 at light guide connection. 2009 Data on file at Smith & Nephew
** In ideal conditions, compared to previous Smith & Nephew 300XL Light Source. 2009 data on file at Smith & Nephew.