Siemens eCharger User guide

eCharger
User Guide | master
Content
Content
Your eCharger
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Intended use
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Important notes
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Notes for batteries
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How to charge
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Useful tips for charging
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Maintenance and care
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Technical Data
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Disposal information
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Your eCharger
Your eCharger
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① Charging slots
③ Status / power LEDs
② Cavity for receiver
④ Contact for power supply
units, LifeTube, domes ⑤ Power supply with
and earmolds
country-specific adapters
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Intended use
Intended use
This eCharger is intended to charge rechargeable
batteries in Siemens hearing instruments.
Read and follow the instructions of this user guide to
avoid injuries and to protect the eCharger and the hearing
instruments from damage.
Explanation of symbols
Points out a situation that could lead to serious,
moderate, or minor injuries.
Indicates possible property damage.
Advice and tips on how to handle your device better.
Read and follow the instructions in the user guide.
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Important notes
Important notes
NOTICE
Your device is sensitive to extreme heat, high
humidity, strong magnetic fields (> 0.1T), X-rays
and mechanical stress.
 Do not expose your device to extreme
temperature or high humidity.
 Do not leave it in direct sunlight.
 Do not immerse it in water.
 Do not place your device in a microwave oven.
WARNING
Choking hazard!
Your device contains small parts which can be
swallowed.
 Keep hearing instruments, batteries and
accessories out of reach of children and
mentally disabled persons.
 If parts have been swallowed consult a
physician or hospital immediately.
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Important notes
WARNING
Risk of electric shock!
 Do not touch the charging contacts in the
eCharger.
 If cleaning is required, disconnect the eCharger
from the power supply.
CAUTION
Risk of malfunction through incompatible parts.
 Use only the power-supply and country-specific
adapter that is provided with the eCharger.
WARNING
Risk of electrical shock!
 Do not use obviously damaged devices and
return them to point of sale.
NOTICE
Please make sure that the power plug is easily
accessible to remove it from power supply if
necessary.
■ This product does not have a power switch. It is
turned on when the power cord is plugged in.
■ The eCharger is intended only for indoor use.
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Important notes
DANGER
Incorrect use of the rechargeable battery can cause
the rechargeable battery to burst. Discharging
chemicals are spontaneously inflammable. Risk of
overheating, explosion and fire!
 Do not ignore the red LED on the charger
(refer to the LED status table)!
 Replace the rechargeable battery when its
performance reduces considerably (running
time under 8 hours).
 Do not use the rechargeable batteries when the
expiration date on the packaging is exceeded.
 Do not use damaged or deformed rechargeable
batteries.
 Do not open rechargeable batteries.
 Do not use rechargeable batteries in explosive
environments.
 In the unlikely event of a burst rechargeable
battery, keep all parts away from fire and
everything that is readily combustible. Return
the parts to your Hearing Care Professional for
disposal.
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Notes for batteries
Notes for batteries
 Use only rechargeable batteries that are provided by
your Hearing Care Professional.
 For information about correct battery size check the
user guide of your hearing instruments.
 Make sure the rechargeable batteries are
inserted correctly.
 Fully charge the rechargeable battery before first use.
NOTICE
 To avoid environmental pollution, do not throw
batteries into household trash.
 Recycle or dispose of batteries according to
national regulations or return them to your
Hearing Care Professional.
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How to charge
How to charge
LED legend
The LEDs indicate the eCharger status.
① Power LED (green) indicates connection to the power
supply.
ࡳ
② Status LEDs (multicolor) indicates
current charging and drying state of
the left/right hearing instrument.
Preparation
 Connect the eCharger to a power supply.
The power LED stays on continuously.
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How to charge
Charging and drying
The hearing instruments are first charged and then dried.
 Press the front button to open the eCharger and unlock
the lid.
 Place your hearing instruments into the charging slots
(refer to the picture).
Please note that the correct function of the
eCharger is only ensured if the ear pieces are
placed as shown in the picture.
 Turn the ear pieces inwards.
 Do not cross the ear pieces.
 Close the lid of the eCharger.
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How to charge
The hearing instruments are switched off automatically
and the charging starts.
The status LEDs are blinking.
Charging is complete and the drying cycle has started
when the status LEDs stay on continuously.
Drying is complete when the status LEDs are off.
 Remove the hearing instruments from the eCharger
when you next want to use them.
 Check if the hearing instruments are turned on.
eChargers status
LED and state
Explanation
Power LED is off The eCharger is not connected to the
power supply.
 Check whether eCharger is connected
to the correct power supply.
Power LED
shining green
No hearing instrument in eCharger:
eCharger is connected to power supply.
eCharger is ready to use.
Hearing instruments in eCharger:
Drying process is finished.
 Remove hearing instruments from
eCharger when you want to use
them.
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How to charge
LED and state
Explanation
Status LEDs
blinking green
Charging of left/right hearing instrument
is ongoing.
 Leave hearing instrument in
eCharger.
Status LEDs
shining green
Charging of left/right hearing instrument
is finished. The drying is ongoing.
 Leave hearing instruments in
eCharger.
Status LEDs
shining red
Charging can not be initiated.
No hearing instruments in eCharger:
Defect or wrong inlay in the eCharger.
 Ask your Hearing Care Professional
to insert the correct inlay for your
hearing instruments.
Hearing instruments in eCharger:
Wrong polarity of both instruments.
 Check if batteries are inserted
correctly.
 Check if hearing instruments are
inserted correctly in charging slots.
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How to charge
LED and state
Explanation
Status LEDs
shining red
Wrong polarity of corresponding hearing
instrument.
 Check if battery is inserted correctly.
 Check if hearing instruments are
inserted correctly in charging slots.
Status LEDs
blinking red
Wrong battery in left/right hearing
instrument. Charging can not be
initiated.
 Check type of batteries.
Status LEDs
blinking orange
External temperature is too high. The
charging process is interrupted to protect
the functionality of the rechargeable
batteries. Charging continues when the
external temperature drops under 45°C
(113°F).
 Place the eCharger in a cooler
location.
Consult your Hearing Care Professional if you encounter
problems.
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Useful tips for charging
Useful tips for charging
Correct maintenance of your rechargeable batteries will
enhance their life time.
 Avoid charging above 30° C (86°F). It reduces the
battery life time.
The rechargeable battery has no memory effect.
 Charge the battery on a regular basis (e.g. once a day)
thus avoiding running it down completely.
A charging cycle takes around 6 hours and the
following dring cycle 2 hours (8 hours in total).
If you need to remove the hearing instruments
before the charging cycle is complete, the
operation time can be shorter than usual.
NOTICE
The rechargeable battery will be damaged or
unusable when deep discharged.
 Only leave the hearing instruments in the
eCharger when the eCharger is connected to a
power supply.
 Remove the rechargeable batteries from the
hearing instruments if you intend not to use
them for several days. Charge the rechargeable
battery before.
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Maintenance and care
Maintenance and care
NOTICE
The eCharger will be damaged by dissolver.
 Do not sterilise or disinfect the eCharger.
 Use a dry, soft tissue to clean the eCharger.
 Ask your Hearing Care Professional if the charging
contacts need cleaning.
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Technical Data
Technical Data
Specifications eCharger
Operating temperature:
15 ... 35°C / 59 ... 95°F
Operating humidity:
20% ... 75%
Minimum air pressure:
70 kPa
Storage temperature:
–10 ... 40°C / 14 ... 104°F
Storage humidity:
20% ... 75%
Input voltage:
5 V DC
Input current:
< 0.5 A
Protection against electric shock: class II
Against ingress of water: IP XO (ordinary)
Specifications rechargeable batteries
p312accu, p13accu; provided by Power One
Operating temperature (in hearing
instrument)
–20 ... 60°C /
–4 ... 140°F
Storage temperature (average)
10 ... 26°C / 50 ... 79°F
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Technical Data
Technical data - Country-specific power-supply
Kuantech Model KSAA0500080W1UV-1
Kuantech Model KSAS0050500080D5D
Input voltage:
100-240 V AC
Input current:
0.18 A RMS MAX
Input frequency:
50-60 Hz
Output voltage:
5 V DC
Output current:
0.8 A
Fuhua Model UE10W-050080SPC
Input voltage:
100-240 V AC
Input current:
0.15 A RMS MAX
Input frequency:
50-60 Hz
Output voltage:
5 V DC
Output current:
0.8 A
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Disposal information
Disposal information
Within the European Union, the marked equipment is
covered by "Directive 2002/96/EC of the European
Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003
on waste electrical and electronical equipment."
Amended by "Directive 2003/108/EC" (WEEE).
 Recycle devices, batteries and accessories
according to national regulations.
With the CE marking Siemens confirms compliance
with the European Directive 2006/95/EC on
electrical equipment designed for use within certain
voltage limits.
With the CE marking Siemens confirms compliance
with the European Directive 2004/108/EC on
electromagnetic compatibility.
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Disposal information
Risk mitigations (not for printing)
M15, M20 | choking | ACC
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M20, M214 | heat humidity | ACC | bis D7
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M28, M213 | environmental pollution | bis D8
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M92, M228 | damaged device | ACC with power supply
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M217 | electric shock | eCharger
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M219 | incompatible parts | eCharger
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M226 | exploding battery | eCharger
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