Instruction Manual
Before use
UC-324THW
Precision Scale
Precautions ............................................................ 1
Welcome ................................................................ 2
Scale Components ................................................ 2
Get Started ............................................................ 3
Operation
Display Symbols .................................................... 4
Replacing the Batteries ......................................... 4
Software Features ................................................. 5
ActiHealth™ Online Service .................................. 5
References
Other Information................................................... 6
Before Requesting Service.................................... 7
Maintaining the Scale ............................................ 7
Specifications......................................................... 7
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Precautions
We strongly recommend that you read this instruction manual carefully prior to using the scale the
first time.
Installation
The scale is designed for indoor use.
Keep the temperature and the humidity of the installation site within the specified operating
temperature range / humidity.
Place the scale on a solid and level floor.
Do not place the scale on a soft, wet or slippery floor.
Precautions for use
Do not use the scale if its glass is cracked or broken.
Do not step onto your scale with wet feet. Make certain that feet are dry to prevent slipping or
serious injury.
Gently step onto the center portion of your scale. Do not jump on the scale.
Do not disassemble or modify the scale. Prevent foreign matter (staples, clips, water) from
invading the scale.
Do not place the scale in areas where it can be tripped over or kicked.
Place the scale where it is not exposed to direct sunlight.
Place the scale where it is not exposed to external noises and strong electromagnetic waves.
Place the scale where the radio signal between the scale and ActiLink™ won’t be significantly
impeded by metal or walls.
Do not place the scale where there are corrosive, flammable, or explosive substances.
The maximum weighing capacity of the scale is 330 lbs (150 kg). Do not place anything on the
scale that is beyond the weighing capacity.
Do not attempt to service or repair the scale.
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Welcome
Congratulations on purchasing a state-of-the-art LifeSource UC-324THW Precision
Scale—one of the most technologically advanced weight scales available today! As part of the
Wellness Connected family of products, the UC-324THW works seamlessly with LifeSource’s
other wireless and wired Wellness Connected™ products. Designed for ease of use and
accuracy, the UC-324THW will effortlessly integrate into your daily wellness regimen.
Physicians agree that daily self-monitoring is an important step individuals can take to
maintain overall health. The Wellness Connected family provides a complete system for
conveniently tracking vital health information. Use a Wireless Activity Monitor with your new
Wireless Scale, or pair it with a Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor, or both!
A&D Medical has been manufacturing high quality healthcare and wellness products for over
20 years. We are committed to providing you and your family with monitoring devices that
provide the utmost in accuracy and convenience.
LifeSource – Designed for Life
Scale Components
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Get Started
Follow these instructions to get started using your new wireless UC-324THW Precision Scale.
(Note: if you already use another Wellness Connected family device, please skip Step 1 and simply add your new
UC-324THW device in the Devices tab of your Wellness Connected software in the Account section or in the Devices
tab of your ActiHealth account.)
Step 1: Setting up Wellness Connected on your personal computer
(a) Go to the following Internet web address: http://www.LifeSourceOnline.com/getstarted
(b) Download the Wellness Connected Tracking Software and follow the instructions to install
the software on your computer.
(c) Run the software and complete the walkthrough set-up and registration process.
Important note – Computer System Requirements: The
Wellness Connected Tracking Software is compatible
with the following PC operating systems: Mac OSX Tiger
(10.4), Leopard (10.5), Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP
SP2, Vista Home Premium, Ultimate
Step 2: Using your UC-324THW Precision Scale
(a) Insert batteries and place your scale on a solid,
level floor. You may change between pounds
and kilograms with the Set Switch.
(b) Tap the scale with your foot to activate. Wait
until the display reads 0.0 lb (0.0 kg).
(c) Step on the scale gently and stand still during
measurement. Your weight is displayed after
the O symbol appears.
(d) Step off the scale. The scale automatically
transmits your weight wirelessly if your scale is
within range of an active ActiLink USB
transceiver. If the scale is not in range, the data
will be stored in memory until the scale is
activated in range of an active ActiLink. The
UC-324THW can store up to 63 measurements.
Important note – The ActiLink USB Transceiver will not
work when plugged into a computer in sleep, suspend, or
hibernation mode.
Important note – The range of the UC-324THW may be
affected by walls, materials around or between the
UC-324THW and ActiLink, and other environmental
factors.
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Display Symbols
Symbols
Description
Operation
This symbol appears when the
measurement display is stable.
The measurement is
complete, you may step off.
The progress bar displays when the scale is Continue standing still on the
scale until a stable
finding a stable measurement. Up to five
measurement is displayed.
dashes will appear before a stable
measurement is reached.
The battery capacity is very low.
Insert new batteries.
Replacing the Batteries
Caution
Insert the battery with the positive (+) and negative (-) terminals properly aligned with the
corresponding symbols in the battery compartment.
Replace all four batteries with new ones, when
symbol appears.
Do not mix used and new batteries. It may result in damage to the scale or shortened battery life.
When the batteries are depleted, nothing is displayed even if the scale is tapped to activate.
Remove the batteries from the battery compartment when the scale is not to be used for a long
time. They may leak and damage the scale.
Steps for Replacing Batteries
1 Remove the battery compartment cover on the
underside of the scale by gently pushing the hook in
the direction indicated by the arrow and lifting the
cover backward.
2 Install four new batteries with the positive (+) and
negative (-) terminals properly aligned with the
corresponding symbols in the battery compartment.
3 Replace the cover by sliding it into the compartment
and gently pressing into place.
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Step 1
Step 2
Wellness Connected Software Features
The Wellness Connected Software must
be downloaded and installed on your
home computer to take full advantage of
the UC-324THW’s wireless capabilities
and advanced features. If you have not
done so already, go to http://www.LifeS
ourceOnline.com/getstarted to begin the
installation process.
Software Features
Weight Tracking – Each
measurement you take is
automatically sent to your computer
and charted instantly.
BMI – If you enter your personal information into the software, your BMI will be automatically
displayed and compared to NIH standards.
Target Setting – Set a target weight goal for yourself and visually track your progress. Setting a
weight target can help you stay focused and reach your long term goals.
ActiHealth™ Online Service
Free trial offer ActiHealth online service
ActiHealth is an online service that can automatically
upload and record data collected by your Wellness
Connected devices. Access your wellness information
anytime, anywhere on your personalized wellness
dashboard on ActiHealth! Stay motivated and on track
by joining communities, setting challenges, sharing data
online with friends, family, support groups and more. Try
it free for 30 days!
To learn more and begin your 30-day free trial offer, please see the card
included in your UC-324THW Precision Scale box or go to
http://actihealth.com/lifesource. This is a limited-time offer, so act now!
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Other Information
Our products are designed and manufactured using the latest scientific and technological
methods, and offer accurate and easy-to-use home monitoring and treatment options. In
conjunction with our UC-324THW Precision Scale, don’t forget to try our other Wellness
Connected wireless devices including the Wireless Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor
(UA-851THW) or the Wireless Activity Monitor (XL-20). Our full product line includes: Digital
Blood Pressure Monitors, Manual Blood Pressure Monitors, Blood Pressure Cuffs,
Stethoscopes, Personal Health Scales, and Digital Thermometers.
FAQs:
For a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs), please visit our website at
www.LifeSourceOnline.com/faqs for up-to-date information.
Warranty:
This LifeSource device is covered by a 2 year warranty. Visit our website at
www.LifeSourceOnline.com for warranty registration information.
Disclaimer:
A&D Medical assumes no responsibility with regard to the use of these products. Every effort
has been made to ensure that the information in this manual is accurate. A&D Medical is not
responsible for printing or clerical errors.
These devices comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference and (2) this device must accept
any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operations. Changes
or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user’s authority to operate the devices.
Contact Information:
For more information regarding use, care, or servicing of your UC-324THW Precision Scale,
contact:
A&D Medical
A division of A&D Engineering, Inc.
1756 Automation Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
LifeSource Health Line (Toll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 Canada: 1-800-461-0991
www.LifeSourceOnline.com
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Before Requesting Service
Problem
Recommended Action
Nothing appears on the display,
Reinstall the batteries with negative and positive terminals
matching those indicated on the battery compartment.
even when knocking the scale or
pressing the switches.
Replace all batteries with new ones.
or
is displayed.
Is anything touching the scale?
Is there anything under the scale?
is displayed and the
Remove and reinstall the batteries. Use new ones.
scale is turned off.
There is a large difference
between actual weight and
measured weight
ActiLink/computer software is not
receiving new measurements
Place the scale on a solid, firm, and level surface.
Did you allow the scale to zero before applying weight?
Is there anything under the scale?
Is your computer on and your ActiLink plugged in?
Move the scale closer to the ActiLink with a clear
line-of-sight and take a measurement.
Replace all batteries with new ones.
Note
If the actions described above do not solve the problem, please contact LifeSource. Do not attempt
to open or repair this product, as any attempt to do so will make your warranty invalid.
Maintaining the Scale
Clean the scale with a soft dry cloth.
Never use water, detergent, alcohol, benzene, thinner or other harsh chemicals to clean the scale.
Remove the batteries if the scale is not going to be used for a long time.
Specifications
Measuring method
Digital display
Maximum capacity (MAX)
Minimum display (d)
Power source
Dimensions
Weight
Accessories
Electric resistance
Liquid crystal display
330 lbs / 150 kg
0.2 lbs / 0.1 kg
Four type AA batteries (1.5 V)
13.8 (D) x 13.8 (W) x 1.5 (H) in / 350 (D) x 350 (W) x 39 (H) mm
Approximately 4.8 lbs (2.2 kg), including the batteries
Instruction manual, batteries (AA x 4)
Note
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice or any obligation on the part of the
manufacturer.
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IMPORTANT!
If You Need Assistance with the Set-Up or Operation
We Can Help!
Please call us FIRST before contacting your retailer at
LifeSource Health Line
1-888-726-9966 – Toll Free
1-800-461-0991 – In Canada
A specially trained representative will assist you
A division of A&D Engineering, Inc.
1756 Automation Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
www.LifeSourceOnline.com
© 2008 A&D Medical. All rights reserved.
LifeSource, the LifeSource logo, Wellness Connected, and the Wellness Connected logo are trademarks of A&D
Medical registered in the U.S.
FitLinxx, the FitLinxx logo, FitSense, the FitSense logo, ActiLink, ActiHealth, and the ActiHealth logo are trademarks of
FitLinxx, Inc. and are used under license. FitLinxx and FitSense are registered trademarks of FitLinxx, Inc.
The UC-324THW Precision Scale and ActiLink USB Transceiver are covered by one or more of
U.S. patent numbers 6336365, 6018705, 6052654, 6493652, 6298314, 6560903, 6611789,
6536139, 6876947, 6882955, 7187924 and patents pending.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
Printed in China
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