TempTale 4 USB ® Multi-Alarm Monitor Instructions For Use © 2011. All Rights Reserved. TempTale and TagAlert are registered trademarks of Sensitech Inc. 800 Cummings Center, Beverly, MA 01915 T83001870 Rev. B. Sensitech Inc. • 800 Cummings Center • Beverly, MA 01915 (978) 927-7033 • Fax (978) 921-2112 • www.sensitech.com All TempTale®4 USB Multi-Alarm (MA) monitors are programmed with a custom start-up delay, measurement interval and time-temperature alarm settings that have been pre-determined by the customer. Receiving a TempTale®4USB MA Monitor • Starting a TempTale®4 USB MA Monitor • • Press the Start button (1 – 3 seconds) until the “Sunshine” icon appears in the upper left corner of the display. The TempTale®4 USB MA will now begin to record data after the pre-programmed start-up delay period has passed. • Retrieving TempTale®4 USB MA Monitor Reports and Data Files • To Mark an Important Event (“Date Stamp”) • • • Recover the TempTale®4 USB MA monitor and press the red Stop button (1 – 3 seconds) to manually stop the unit. NOTE: If the monitor is not stopped manually, the TempTale®4 USB MA will continue to record data until the monitor is plugged into a USB port on the computer or until the pre-programmed trip length is exceeded. Verify the “Stop” icon is visible on the display. The TempTale®4 USB MA monitors provide an option to “Date Stamp” or mark an important event at any time during the recording cycle. This mark is displayed as an arrow when viewing the Graph and shown in bold italics when viewing the Tabular data. To set a marked data point while the monitor is recording, press and release the “Start” button. The “Arrow” icon will appear temporarily in the lower left corner and the trip summary data will appear on the display. Press and release the Start button to step through the trip summary data. Data appears as follows: • Pull out the USB connector cable from the side of theTempTale®4USB MA monitor and insert the plug into a USB port on the computer. The monitor will automatically begin creating the Adobe® PDF report and Sensitech .TTV data file within the monitor. After the LED on the face of the monitor glows solid green, the monitor has completed the report and data file generation. The files are now accessible as files on a “removable storage device” as shown below. Note: Do not remove the plug from the USB port on the computer until the LED on the face of the monitor glows solid green. 1. Time remaining/time elapsed before alarm triggers (configurable option) 2. Average temperature 3. Highest temperature recorded 4. Lowest temperature recorded 5. Alarm number(s) that triggered (configurable option) 6. Current Temp Reading (Last Temp Recorded configurable option) Alarming When the TempTale®4 USB MA is exposed to temperatures that meet or exceed the allowable pre-programmed time threshold, an “Alarm bell” or “X” (depending on which Alarm display option is configured) will appear at the top of the LCD window. Stopping a TempTale®4USB Monitor Managing and Viewing TempTale®4USB Monitor Files • Press and hold (1 to 3 seconds) the Stop button until the “Stop” icon appears in the upper right corner of the display. Inserting the USB plug into a USB port on the computer will also stop the monitor. • Displayed Information Alarm Number Triggered Alarm Icon • Recording Marked Point Stopped recording Time Remaining MIN(s) If the computer has Adobe® PDF compatible reader software installed, the PDF report file containing the monitor information, summary statistics, and timetemperature data graph, can be opened and viewed by double clicking on the .PDF file icon. If the computer has Sensitech’s TempTale® Manger Desktop Software installed, the .TTV data file containing the monitor information and time-temperature data, can be opened and accessed by double clicking on the .TTV file icon. Both the PDF and .TTV files can be moved, copied, saved and/or attached to email as allowed by the computer operating system.