Comparing Vetland’s EX-3000 and VSA-2100 Anesthesia Systems

Vetland Medical is an industry leader in providing top quality Veterinary Anesthesia systems worldwide.

Our two flagship products are the VSA-2100 – A proven favorite among vets everywhere, and the EX-3000 – The safest veterinary machine on the market!

Comparing the Two

Both the EX-3000 and the VSA-2100 feature excellent build quality. Careful thought has been put into making a neat, balanced and compact design. There aren’t any fragile components jutting out, it’s all self-contained in our corrosion-proof metal construction. All internal parts are accessible via the back cover, which unscrews with standard tools for easy maintenance.

Both the VSA-2100 and EX-3000 feature proven quality DeluxSafe™ valves. This follows Vetland’s dedication to superior quality parts.

The heaviest part of the machines are centered directly over the pole, leading to rock-solid stability. Both machines have Wall-Mounted variants but the VSA-2100 also offers Tabletop and MRI-Compatible versions.


Where the machines differ is while the VSA-2100 is a tried and true machine – not requiring electricity, it doesn’t have the sophistication or internal monitoring of the EX-3000. The EX-3000 features a color touchscreen with a Time, Date and Case Clock, as well as other user adjustable parameters.

The EX3000 has a touchscreen flowmeter while the VSA-2100 has a traditional dial flowmeter. Additionally, the pressure of the EX3000 is measured and displayed electronically while the VSA-2100 is measured and displayed with a mechanical gauge.

The EX-3000 features cutting edge electronic monitoring, protecting you and your patients from accidental injury or worse.

The top 5 things that lead to accidents and injury:

  1. Excessive Pressure to the Lungs
  2. Excessive Anesthetic
  3. Lack of Oxygen to the Brain
  4. Lack of CO2 Removal
  5. Foreign Matter Entering the Airway

And like all our products, the electronic monitoring on the EX-3000 is ultra-reliable. Having been on the market worldwide for over 9 years, the number of problems has been incredibly low. In fact, we can count on one hand the number of electronic boards that have had issues.

The VSA-2100 and EX-3000 also differ in their anesthetic delivery vehicles. While the VSA-2100 utilizes an agent vaporizer, connected via a universal mounting block (that accepts a Vetland D20, Drager 19, Tec3, Tec4, Ohio, or Penlon); The EX3000 has two funnel fill (keyfill option) agent chambers internally to deliver temperature and pressure compensated flow. The EX3000 self-verifies the output is accurate, as dialed by the user, every second.

It all depends on what’s most ideal for you and your business. The EX-3000 is the future of veterinary anesthesia, and the VSA-2100 is the tried and true old faithful. You can’t go wrong with either product! If you have any more questions, check out the product pages or shoot us an email.

VSA-2100 EX-3000
Neat, balanced, and compact design  X X
5-leg base with lifetime caster replacement  X  X
Pop-off valve with thumb occlusion  X  X
Corrosion proof construction  X  X
Mayo tray  X  X
1030 cc absorber  X  X
Vaporizer calibrated for life/5 year warranty  X  –
Internal agent chamber calibrated for life X
Color touch-screen display  –  X
Dual drug delivery  –  X
Continuous self testing  –  X
Time & date & case clock  –  X
Alarms/configuration communications window  –  X


Vetland Field Service

Veterinary Anesthesia Machine Maintenance and Repair

Who’s providing service and repair for your veterinary anesthesia machine?

Back in the day, a lot of vets needed to be handy and technical enough to do their own service when their anesthesia equipment started acting up.  Duct tape and equine wrap — how you fixed it didn’t matter as long as it was kept running a little longer.

But these days, most veterinarians growing a successful practice regularly scheduled maintenance on their anesthesia equipment.  Having your machines serviced by professionals makes them more reliable and last for years to come.  Plus it’s one less thing you have to worry about!

Vetland provides in-house bench repair, on-site field service, replacement parts, and vaporizer service.

Vetland Medical is proud of our reputation for having an outstanding team of in-house factory-trained biomedical engineers.  Our technicians are all certified and have over 150 years of combined experience with preventive maintenance, repairs, and more.

Vetland Medical In-House Service and Bench Repair Includes:

  • Certified Technicians
  • 24×7 Support
  • Quick Turnarounds
  • Complete Parts Stocking-All Manufacturers
  • Service Exchange Rates Available


Vetland’s History


    Vetland Medical started operations
    Provided on-site field services such as maintenance calibration & repairs of anesthesia systems throughout the Midwest
    Introduced the Landmark line of anesthesia machines


    Introduced the Vetland Drager 19 Vaporizer with “calibrated for life” feature and the industry’s longest warranty of 10 years.


    Opened the Vaporizer Service Center providing cleaning, calibrating, conversions, and repair services.


    Signed our first domestic distributor


    Launched the LAS-4000 Large Animal Anesthesia System
    Launched the industry’s first electronic anesthesia system, the EX3000, focused toward patient safety
    Signed first international distributor


    Received patent on EX3000


    Introduced the Vetland line of critical care patient monitors: the V1407, V1410, and V1412
    Introduced the e2 oxygen concentrator as the only compact unit providing the require 50 psi to drive anesthesia systems
    Launched EcoSorb CO2 Absorbent – Economically and Ecologically the best for CO2 removal

Ceiling Pendant Mount System for Anesthesia Machines

Mary McGuire, Office Manager

Animal Eye Clinic
Oklahoma City, OK

“[The Ceiling Pendant Mount System] is absolutely awesome…!!! I think this is one of the first transitions we have done that has gone so smoothly. We put the operating microscope on the other side of the surgery table and with the anesthesia machine able to slide up and out of the way, we can wheel the large dogs in and just roll them onto the table! We are very, very happy! Thanks for everything.”

Vetland Anesthesia Machine mounted on ceiling pendant

V1410 Patient Monitor

Dr. David Pinkston, Veterinarian

Ashland Animal Clinic
Ashland, KY

“I have enjoyed the Vetland V1410 Monitor.  It has already helped me with one case of V-Fib during a recent surgery.  It has also helped us monitor patients temperature during surgery.  I would recommend this monitor to anyone!!!”

V1410 Vetland Monitor
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