Panasonic EW3153W blood pressure unit

Instructions
Upper Arm Blood Pressure
Model For questions or assistance with your blood pressure
monitor, call us at 1-800-338-0552.
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America
One Panasonic Way 1H-1 Secaucus, NJ 07094
No.1 EN, SP © 2008 Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
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EW3153
Before operating this device, please read these instructions completely and
save this manual for future use.
Printed in China
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Panasonic Oscillometric Diagnostec™ Automatic Arm Blood Pressure
Monitor Model EW3153 is a device intended to measure systolic and
diastolic blood pressure and pulse rate of an adult individual by using
a pressurized cuff on the arm. The device is not intended for use on
infants and children. The device is designed for home use only, not for
ambulatory measurement (measurement recorded continuously during
the day).
Specification of this device including pulse rate (30–160 pulse/min. +/–
5%) are listed in page 29.
Blood pressure measurements determined with this device are
equivalent to those obtained by a trained observer using the cuff/
stethoscope auscultation method, within the limits prescribed by the
American National Standard, Manual, Electronic or automated
sphygmomanometers.
If you suffer from disorder of heart rhythm, known as arrhythmia only
use this blood pressure monitor in consultation with your doctor. In
certain cases oscillometric measurement method can produce
incorrect readings.
Table of Contents
Introduction . .............................................................................................. 3
Basics of Blood Pressure .......................................................................... 3
Important Instructions Before Use . ........................................................... 4
Precautions to Ensure Safe, Reliable Operation ....................................... 6
Easily Check Your Blood Pressure Readings Against
the JNC 7* Classification ........................................................................... 8
Preparations Prior to Taking Measurements ............................................. 9
Parts Identification ................................................................................... 10
When Using the Main Unit with the AC Adapter . .................................... 11
When Using the Main Unit with Batteries ................................................ 12
Inserting the Batteries into the Wireless Display ..................................... 13
Setting the Time and Date ....................................................................... 14
Taking a Reading . ................................................................................... 15
Storing and Calling up Blood Pressure Readings ................................... 24
Comparing AM and PM Average Systolic Blood Pressure ...................... 27
After Use ................................................................................................. 28
Specifications .......................................................................................... 29
Q & A ....................................................................................................... 30
Care and Maintenance ............................................................................ 32
Troubleshooting ....................................................................................... 33
Flashing System for hypertensive readings are based on blood
pressure values classified in the paper: “JNC 7 Express; The Seventh
Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection,
Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure; U.S. DEPARTMENT
OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; National Institute of Health;
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National High Blood
Pressure Education Program; NIH Publication No. 03-5233; May 2003.”
The display values are generally known, but not proven, to be an
indicator of your blood pressure.
The EW3153 is not intended to be used as a diagnostic device.
Contact your physician if prehypertensive or hypertensive values are
indicated.
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Panasonic Oscillometric Diagnostec™ Automatic Arm Blood Pressure
Monitor Model EW3153 is a device intended to measure systolic and
diastolic blood pressure and pulse rate of an adult individual by using
a pressurized cuff on the arm. The device is not intended for use on
infants and children. The device is designed for home use only, not for
ambulatory measurement (measurement recorded continuously during
the day).
Specification of this device including pulse rate (30–160 pulse/min. +/–
5%) are listed in page 29.
Blood pressure measurements determined with this device are
equivalent to those obtained by a trained observer using the cuff/
stethoscope auscultation method, within the limits prescribed by the
American National Standard, Manual, Electronic or automated
sphygmomanometers.
If you suffer from disorder of heart rhythm, known as arrhythmia only
use this blood pressure monitor in consultation with your doctor. In
certain cases oscillometric measurement method can produce
incorrect readings.
Table of Contents
Introduction . .............................................................................................. 3
Basics of Blood Pressure .......................................................................... 3
Important Instructions Before Use . ........................................................... 4
Precautions to Ensure Safe, Reliable Operation ....................................... 6
Easily Check Your Blood Pressure Readings Against
the JNC 7* Classification ........................................................................... 8
Preparations Prior to Taking Measurements ............................................. 9
Parts Identification ................................................................................... 10
When Using the Main Unit with the AC Adapter . .................................... 11
When Using the Main Unit with Batteries ................................................ 12
Inserting the Batteries into the Wireless Display ..................................... 13
Setting the Time and Date ....................................................................... 14
Taking a Reading . ................................................................................... 15
Storing and Calling up Blood Pressure Readings ................................... 24
Comparing AM and PM Average Systolic Blood Pressure ...................... 27
After Use ................................................................................................. 28
Specifications .......................................................................................... 29
Q & A ....................................................................................................... 30
Care and Maintenance ............................................................................ 32
Troubleshooting ....................................................................................... 33
Flashing System for hypertensive readings are based on blood
pressure values classified in the paper: “JNC 7 Express; The Seventh
Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection,
Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure; U.S. DEPARTMENT
OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; National Institute of Health;
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National High Blood
Pressure Education Program; NIH Publication No. 03-5233; May 2003.”
The display values are generally known, but not proven, to be an
indicator of your blood pressure.
The EW3153 is not intended to be used as a diagnostic device.
Contact your physician if prehypertensive or hypertensive values are
indicated.
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Introduction
Thank you for purchasing the Panasonic Automatic Arm Blood Pressure
Monitor EW3153.
Measuring your own blood pressure is an important way of monitoring
your health. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major health problem
which can be treated effectively once detected. Measuring your blood
pressure between doctor visits on a regular basis in the comfort of your
home, and keeping a record of the measurements, will help you monitor
any significant changes in your blood pressure. Keeping an accurate
record of your blood pressure will help your doctor diagnose and possibly
prevent any health problems in the future.
Basics of Blood Pressure
Your heart acts like a pump, sending blood surging through your blood
vessels each time it contracts. Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by
blood pumped from the heart on the walls of blood vessels. Systolic
pressure is the pressure exerted when the heart contracts and pumps
blood into the arteries. Diastolic pressure is the pressure exerted when the
heart expands, or relaxes. When you or your doctor take your blood
pressure, both your systolic and diastolic pressures are measured. If your
blood pressure measurement is 120 mmHg over 80 mmHg (120/80), for
example, your systolic pressure is 120 mmHg while your diastolic pressure
is 80 mmHg.
Important Instructions Before Use
1. Do not confuse self-monitoring with self-diagnosis. Blood pressure
measurements should only be interpreted by a health professional who
is familiar with your medical history.
2. If you are taking medication, consult with your physician to determine the
most appropriate time to measure your blood pressure. NEVER change
a prescribed medication without first consulting with your physician.
3. Blood pressure can vary based on many factors, including age, gender,
weight and physical condition. In general, a person’s blood pressure is
lower during sleep and higher when he or she is active. Blood pressure
can change easily in response to physiological changes. The setting in
which a person’s blood pressure is measured can also affect the results.
Having one’s blood pressure measured by a healthcare professional in
a hospital or clinic can cause nervousness and may result in a
temporarily elevated reading. Because blood pressure measurements
taken in a clinical setting can vary considerably from those taken at
home, a person’s blood pressure should be measured not only
occasionally in the doctor’s office, but also on a regular basis at home.
Also, if you find that your blood pressure is lower at home, this is not
unusual. To accurately compare with your physician’s reading, take
your Panasonic blood pressure monitor to your doctor’s office and
compare readings in this setting.
4. People suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, vascular constriction, liver
disorders or diabetes, people with cardiac pacemakers or a weak
pulse, and women who are pregnant should consult their physician
before measuring their blood pressure themselves. Different values
may be obtained due to their condition.
5. Try to take your blood pressure measurements at the same time and
under the same conditions every day.
• The ideal time to measure your blood pressure (to obtain your socalled “base blood pressure”) is in the morning just after waking up,
before having breakfast and before any major activity or exercise. If
this is not possible, however, try to take measurements at a specified
time prior to breakfast, and before you have become active. You
should relax for about 5 minutes before taking the measurement.
• The following situations may cause substantial variations in blood
pressure readings and should therefore be avoided at least
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Introduction
Thank you for purchasing the Panasonic Automatic Arm Blood Pressure
Monitor EW3153.
Measuring your own blood pressure is an important way of monitoring
your health. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major health problem
which can be treated effectively once detected. Measuring your blood
pressure between doctor visits on a regular basis in the comfort of your
home, and keeping a record of the measurements, will help you monitor
any significant changes in your blood pressure. Keeping an accurate
record of your blood pressure will help your doctor diagnose and possibly
prevent any health problems in the future.
Basics of Blood Pressure
Your heart acts like a pump, sending blood surging through your blood
vessels each time it contracts. Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by
blood pumped from the heart on the walls of blood vessels. Systolic
pressure is the pressure exerted when the heart contracts and pumps
blood into the arteries. Diastolic pressure is the pressure exerted when the
heart expands, or relaxes. When you or your doctor take your blood
pressure, both your systolic and diastolic pressures are measured. If your
blood pressure measurement is 120 mmHg over 80 mmHg (120/80), for
example, your systolic pressure is 120 mmHg while your diastolic pressure
is 80 mmHg.
Important Instructions Before Use
1. Do not confuse self-monitoring with self-diagnosis. Blood pressure
measurements should only be interpreted by a health professional who
is familiar with your medical history.
2. If you are taking medication, consult with your physician to determine the
most appropriate time to measure your blood pressure. NEVER change
a prescribed medication without first consulting with your physician.
3. Blood pressure can vary based on many factors, including age, gender,
weight and physical condition. In general, a person’s blood pressure is
lower during sleep and higher when he or she is active. Blood pressure
can change easily in response to physiological changes. The setting in
which a person’s blood pressure is measured can also affect the results.
Having one’s blood pressure measured by a healthcare professional in
a hospital or clinic can cause nervousness and may result in a
temporarily elevated reading. Because blood pressure measurements
taken in a clinical setting can vary considerably from those taken at
home, a person’s blood pressure should be measured not only
occasionally in the doctor’s office, but also on a regular basis at home.
Also, if you find that your blood pressure is lower at home, this is not
unusual. To accurately compare with your physician’s reading, take
your Panasonic blood pressure monitor to your doctor’s office and
compare readings in this setting.
4. People suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, vascular constriction, liver
disorders or diabetes, people with cardiac pacemakers or a weak
pulse, and women who are pregnant should consult their physician
before measuring their blood pressure themselves. Different values
may be obtained due to their condition.
5. Try to take your blood pressure measurements at the same time and
under the same conditions every day.
• The ideal time to measure your blood pressure (to obtain your socalled “base blood pressure”) is in the morning just after waking up,
before having breakfast and before any major activity or exercise. If
this is not possible, however, try to take measurements at a specified
time prior to breakfast, and before you have become active. You
should relax for about 5 minutes before taking the measurement.
• The following situations may cause substantial variations in blood
pressure readings and should therefore be avoided at least
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30 minutes prior to taking your blood pressure.
Blood pressure will be higher than usual:
- when you are excited or tense
- when you are taking a bath
- during exercising or soon after exercising
- when it is cold
- within one hour after eating
- after drinking coffee, tea or other beverages containing caffeine
- after smoking tobacco
- when your bladder is full
- when in a moving vehicle
Blood pressure will be lower than usual:
- after taking a bath
- after drinking alcohol
6. Measurements may be impaired if this unit is used near a television,
microwave oven, X-ray equipment or other devices with strong
electrical fields. To prevent such interference, use the unit at a sufficient
distance from such devices or turn the devices off.
Precautions to Ensure Safe, Reliable Operation
1. Do not drop the unit. Protect it from sudden jars or shocks.
2. Do not insert foreign objects into any openings.
3. Do not attempt to disassemble the unit.
4. If the unit has been stored at temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F), leave it
in a warm place for about 15 minutes before using it. Otherwise, the
cuff may not inflate properly.
5. Do not store the unit in direct sunlight, high humidity or dust.
6. When cleaning, unplug the AC adapter from the AC outlet before
cleaning. Also, do not plug in or unplug the AC adapter with wet hands.
Doing so may result in electric shock or fire.
7. Do not spill water on the main unit, wireless display or AC adapter.
Doing so may cause electric shock, short-circuiting, or product
damage.
7. This unit is designed for use by adults. Consult with your physician
before using this unit on a child. Do not use on infants or toddlers.
8. Do not use the AC adapter if it is damaged or if it plugs into the AC
outlet loosely. Doing so may result in electric shock or short-circuiting.
8. This unit is not suitable for continuous monitoring during medical
emergencies or operations.
9. If the product does not operate properly or seems strange, stop use
and unplug the AC adapter immediately, and request inspection and
service. Failure to do so could result in the risk of an accident, electric
shock, or fire.
9. Do not use the unit for any purpose other than measuring blood
pressure. Do not use the unit together with other devices.
10.Improper handling of batteries may result in battery rupture or in
corrosion from battery leakage. Please observe the following to ensure
proper use of batteries.
a.Be sure to turn off the power after use.
b.Do not mix different types or sizes of batteries.
c.Change all batteries at the same time. Do not mix old and new
batteries.
d.Be sure to insert batteries with correct polarity, as instructed.
e.Remove batteries when they are worn out, and dispose of them
properly according to all applicable environmental regulations.
f. Do not disassemble batteries or throw them into a fire.
g.Do not short-circuit batteries.
h.Do not attempt to recharge the batteries included with the unit.
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10.When using the AC adapter, make sure it is fully inserted into the AC
outlet. Failure to do so could result in electric shock or short-circuiting.
11.When the product is not in use, unplug the AC adapter from the AC
outlet. Failure to do so could result in deterioration of the insulation due
to dust or moisture, causing a leakage electricity fire.
12.When unplugging the AC adapter, do not pull on the cord. Always grasp
the AC adapter body and unplug it. Failure to do so could result in the
risk of electric shock, short-circuiting, or fire.
13.Do not insert any object in the AC adapter or allow debris to collect on
it. Doing so could result in the risk of electric shock, short-circuiting, or
fire.
14.Do not scratch, damage, modify, forcibly bend, pull, or twist the AC
adapter cord. In addition, do not place heavy objects on top of the cord
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30 minutes prior to taking your blood pressure.
Blood pressure will be higher than usual:
- when you are excited or tense
- when you are taking a bath
- during exercising or soon after exercising
- when it is cold
- within one hour after eating
- after drinking coffee, tea or other beverages containing caffeine
- after smoking tobacco
- when your bladder is full
- when in a moving vehicle
Blood pressure will be lower than usual:
- after taking a bath
- after drinking alcohol
6. Measurements may be impaired if this unit is used near a television,
microwave oven, X-ray equipment or other devices with strong
electrical fields. To prevent such interference, use the unit at a sufficient
distance from such devices or turn the devices off.
Precautions to Ensure Safe, Reliable Operation
1. Do not drop the unit. Protect it from sudden jars or shocks.
2. Do not insert foreign objects into any openings.
3. Do not attempt to disassemble the unit.
4. If the unit has been stored at temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F), leave it
in a warm place for about 15 minutes before using it. Otherwise, the
cuff may not inflate properly.
5. Do not store the unit in direct sunlight, high humidity or dust.
6. When cleaning, unplug the AC adapter from the AC outlet before
cleaning. Also, do not plug in or unplug the AC adapter with wet hands.
Doing so may result in electric shock or fire.
7. Do not spill water on the main unit, wireless display or AC adapter.
Doing so may cause electric shock, short-circuiting, or product
damage.
7. This unit is designed for use by adults. Consult with your physician
before using this unit on a child. Do not use on infants or toddlers.
8. Do not use the AC adapter if it is damaged or if it plugs into the AC
outlet loosely. Doing so may result in electric shock or short-circuiting.
8. This unit is not suitable for continuous monitoring during medical
emergencies or operations.
9. If the product does not operate properly or seems strange, stop use
and unplug the AC adapter immediately, and request inspection and
service. Failure to do so could result in the risk of an accident, electric
shock, or fire.
9. Do not use the unit for any purpose other than measuring blood
pressure. Do not use the unit together with other devices.
10.Improper handling of batteries may result in battery rupture or in
corrosion from battery leakage. Please observe the following to ensure
proper use of batteries.
a.Be sure to turn off the power after use.
b.Do not mix different types or sizes of batteries.
c.Change all batteries at the same time. Do not mix old and new
batteries.
d.Be sure to insert batteries with correct polarity, as instructed.
e.Remove batteries when they are worn out, and dispose of them
properly according to all applicable environmental regulations.
f. Do not disassemble batteries or throw them into a fire.
g.Do not short-circuit batteries.
h.Do not attempt to recharge the batteries included with the unit.
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10.When using the AC adapter, make sure it is fully inserted into the AC
outlet. Failure to do so could result in electric shock or short-circuiting.
11.When the product is not in use, unplug the AC adapter from the AC
outlet. Failure to do so could result in deterioration of the insulation due
to dust or moisture, causing a leakage electricity fire.
12.When unplugging the AC adapter, do not pull on the cord. Always grasp
the AC adapter body and unplug it. Failure to do so could result in the
risk of electric shock, short-circuiting, or fire.
13.Do not insert any object in the AC adapter or allow debris to collect on
it. Doing so could result in the risk of electric shock, short-circuiting, or
fire.
14.Do not scratch, damage, modify, forcibly bend, pull, or twist the AC
adapter cord. In addition, do not place heavy objects on top of the cord
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15.Do not step on the AC adapter. Doing so may cause an accident or
injury.
16.Do not use a voltage converter. Doing so may cause fire or electric
shock.
17.This AC adapter is designed for use only with Panasonic Blood
Pressure Monitor, model EW3153. Use with other electrical devices
may result in death or serious personal injury.
18.ALWAYS unplug the AC adapter from the power outlet before
performing maintenance.
19.Do not let this product to be used by children.
20.Do not let this product to be used by people who cannot express their
feelings, or who cannot operate the product by themselves. Do not use
the unit on an arm where a catheter has been inserted. Such use may
result in an accident or injury.
21.Use AC adapter only with electrical outlet of voltages marked on name
plate. For use in the U.S.A., use AC adapter only with AC 120 V
electrical outlet. Use with electrical outlets at other voltages may results
in the risk of fire, electric shock, or burns.
22.Do not allow any material to drape over the AC adapter. Doing so could
result in the risk of fire.
23.Do not modify or attempt to repair the product or AC adapter by
yourself.
Doing so could result in the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal
injury.
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Easily Check Your Blood Pressure Readings
Against the JNC 7* Classification
Blood Pressure Categories
Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP)
or pinch it with objects. Do not wrap the cord around the main unit and
the AC adapter. Doing any of these things may result in the risk of fire
or electric shock.
100
90
80
Stage 2 Hypertension e.g.: SBP 165
DBP 105
Stage 1 Hypertension e.g.: SBP 150
DBP 95
Prehypertension e.g.: SBP 130
DBP 85
Normal e.g.: SBP 115
DBP 75
120 140 160
Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP)
If the two blood pressure measurements (systolic, diastolic) fall into
separate categories, your level is classified in the higher of the two
categories. For example, a Stage 2 systolic reading, but a diastolic
pressure reading in the normal range.
*JNC 7: The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on
Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
National Institute of Health (NIH) Publication; No. 03-5233, May 2003
IMPORTANT:
• Do not be alarmed by temporarily high or low readings because
fluctuations in a person’s blood pressure are not uncommon. If possible,
measure and record your blood pressure at the same time every day,
and consult your physician if you have questions or concerns.
• If abnormal variations in blood pressure are observed in measurement,
please consult your physician.
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15.Do not step on the AC adapter. Doing so may cause an accident or
injury.
16.Do not use a voltage converter. Doing so may cause fire or electric
shock.
17.This AC adapter is designed for use only with Panasonic Blood
Pressure Monitor, model EW3153. Use with other electrical devices
may result in death or serious personal injury.
18.ALWAYS unplug the AC adapter from the power outlet before
performing maintenance.
19.Do not let this product to be used by children.
20.Do not let this product to be used by people who cannot express their
feelings, or who cannot operate the product by themselves. Do not use
the unit on an arm where a catheter has been inserted. Such use may
result in an accident or injury.
21.Use AC adapter only with electrical outlet of voltages marked on name
plate. For use in the U.S.A., use AC adapter only with AC 120 V
electrical outlet. Use with electrical outlets at other voltages may results
in the risk of fire, electric shock, or burns.
22.Do not allow any material to drape over the AC adapter. Doing so could
result in the risk of fire.
23.Do not modify or attempt to repair the product or AC adapter by
yourself.
Doing so could result in the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal
injury.
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Easily Check Your Blood Pressure Readings
Against the JNC 7* Classification
Blood Pressure Categories
Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP)
or pinch it with objects. Do not wrap the cord around the main unit and
the AC adapter. Doing any of these things may result in the risk of fire
or electric shock.
100
90
80
Stage 2 Hypertension e.g.: SBP 165
DBP 105
Stage 1 Hypertension e.g.: SBP 150
DBP 95
Prehypertension e.g.: SBP 130
DBP 85
Normal e.g.: SBP 115
DBP 75
120 140 160
Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP)
If the two blood pressure measurements (systolic, diastolic) fall into
separate categories, your level is classified in the higher of the two
categories. For example, a Stage 2 systolic reading, but a diastolic
pressure reading in the normal range.
*JNC 7: The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on
Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
National Institute of Health (NIH) Publication; No. 03-5233, May 2003
IMPORTANT:
• Do not be alarmed by temporarily high or low readings because
fluctuations in a person’s blood pressure are not uncommon. If possible,
measure and record your blood pressure at the same time every day,
and consult your physician if you have questions or concerns.
• If abnormal variations in blood pressure are observed in measurement,
please consult your physician.
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Preparations Prior to Taking Measurements
To use this product, the power supplies are required for both the
main unit and the wireless display.
Main unit
Wireless display
Parts Identification
Main unit
1 Measuring section
Pressure cuff
2 Battery cover for main unit
Battery cover
for main unit
Power supply
Power supply
• Exclusive AC adapter (EW31555) • 2 AA-size LR6 batteries
Approximately 2000
(included) or
• 4 AA-size Panasonic LR6 batteries measurements can be taken.
Approximately 150 measurements
can be taken.
Depending on the conditions,
battery life may be dramatically
shorter.
Bottom of main unit
3 IR transmitter (on both sides)
4 Connector
5 Arm support
The angle of this product can be
adjusted so that measurements can
be taken without having to be in a
forced posture.
View from Top
Use of the main unit with the
dedicated AC adapter (EW31555)
(included) is recommended.
Elbow rest
Main unit and wireless display are not sold separately and cannot be
purchased as replacement parts.
For Batteries
• Unit with batteries can be used up to 6 times a day when using
Panasonic Alkaline batteries (AA-sized LR6 batteries) under the following
conditions:
Room temperature: 73 °F (23 °C)
Pressurized to 170 mmHg
Circumference of the arm: 11-51/64 (30 cm)
• If batteries other than alkaline batteries are used or batteries are used in
a room colder than 73 °F (23 °C), and when measuring a person with
thin arms or high blood pressure, battery life may be dramatically
shortened.
*Use alkaline batteries. (Panasonic Oxyride batteries can also be used.)
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6 Quick air release button
7 Handle
8 On/Off and Start button
Power cord
AC adaptor
AC Adapter (EW31555) (included)
Plug
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Preparations Prior to Taking Measurements
To use this product, the power supplies are required for both the
main unit and the wireless display.
Main unit
Wireless display
Parts Identification
Main unit
1 Measuring section
Pressure cuff
2 Battery cover for main unit
Battery cover
for main unit
Power supply
Power supply
• Exclusive AC adapter (EW31555) • 2 AA-size LR6 batteries
Approximately 2000
(included) or
• 4 AA-size Panasonic LR6 batteries measurements can be taken.
Approximately 150 measurements
can be taken.
Depending on the conditions,
battery life may be dramatically
shorter.
Bottom of main unit
3 IR transmitter (on both sides)
4 Connector
5 Arm support
The angle of this product can be
adjusted so that measurements can
be taken without having to be in a
forced posture.
View from Top
Use of the main unit with the
dedicated AC adapter (EW31555)
(included) is recommended.
Elbow rest
Main unit and wireless display are not sold separately and cannot be
purchased as replacement parts.
For Batteries
• Unit with batteries can be used up to 6 times a day when using
Panasonic Alkaline batteries (AA-sized LR6 batteries) under the following
conditions:
Room temperature: 73 °F (23 °C)
Pressurized to 170 mmHg
Circumference of the arm: 11-51/64 (30 cm)
• If batteries other than alkaline batteries are used or batteries are used in
a room colder than 73 °F (23 °C), and when measuring a person with
thin arms or high blood pressure, battery life may be dramatically
shortened.
*Use alkaline batteries. (Panasonic Oxyride batteries can also be used.)
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6 Quick air release button
7 Handle
8 On/Off and Start button
Power cord
AC adaptor
AC Adapter (EW31555) (included)
Plug
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Parts Identification (continued)
Wireless display
View from Bottom
When Using the Main Unit with Batteries
*Always use alkaline batteries. (4 AA-size Panasonic LR6 alkaline
batteries)
• When replacing batteries, always use 4 fresh alkaline batteries of the
same type from the same manufacturer, and replace them
simultaneously.
1. Turn the main unit over and
remove the battery cover by
sliding it in the direction of
the arrow while pressing
lightly on the
mark.
2. Check the polarities of the
batteries and install them
correctly.
1 Blood pressure indicator
6 Memory/Recall button
2 Display
7 User selection button
3 Set button
8 Battery cover for wireless display
4 Adjust button (Display off)
9 IR receiver
5 AM/PM comparison button
*Specifications of the product or parts may be changed without prior notice.
When Using the Main Unit with the AC Adapter
Be sure to use only the exclusive AC adapter (included).
Do not use the power cord with any product other than this AC
adaptor (EW31555).
Use of other AC adapters could cause damage to the unit or physical
harm to the user.
AC 120 V
1. Connect the power cord to the
AC adaptor.
2. Insert the AC adapter plug into
the connector on either side of
the main unit.
3. Plug the power cord fully into
the AC outlet.
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3. Replace the battery cover
and slide it closed.
Notes for using the main unit with batteries
Approximately 150 measurements can be taken. Depending on the
conditions, battery life may be dramatically shortened.
Use of the main unit with the dedicated AC adapter (EW31555)
(included) is recommended.
Replace batteries when:
• The mark shown to the left appears during use.
• No display appears even if the On/Off and Start button is
pressed.
CAUTION:
• Always follow the cautions printed on the batteries.
• Check the polarities of the batteries and install them correctly.
• Remove exhausted batteries promptly.
• If the product will not be used for long periods of time, remove the
batteries first.
• Batteries should be used before their expiration date.
Use after the expiration date may result in injury or staining of the
surrounding area due to generation of heat, bursting, or leakage.
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Parts Identification (continued)
Wireless display
View from Bottom
When Using the Main Unit with Batteries
*Always use alkaline batteries. (4 AA-size Panasonic LR6 alkaline
batteries)
• When replacing batteries, always use 4 fresh alkaline batteries of the
same type from the same manufacturer, and replace them
simultaneously.
1. Turn the main unit over and
remove the battery cover by
sliding it in the direction of
the arrow while pressing
lightly on the
mark.
2. Check the polarities of the
batteries and install them
correctly.
1 Blood pressure indicator
6 Memory/Recall button
2 Display
7 User selection button
3 Set button
8 Battery cover for wireless display
4 Adjust button (Display off)
9 IR receiver
5 AM/PM comparison button
*Specifications of the product or parts may be changed without prior notice.
When Using the Main Unit with the AC Adapter
Be sure to use only the exclusive AC adapter (included).
Do not use the power cord with any product other than this AC
adaptor (EW31555).
Use of other AC adapters could cause damage to the unit or physical
harm to the user.
AC 120 V
1. Connect the power cord to the
AC adaptor.
2. Insert the AC adapter plug into
the connector on either side of
the main unit.
3. Plug the power cord fully into
the AC outlet.
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3. Replace the battery cover
and slide it closed.
Notes for using the main unit with batteries
Approximately 150 measurements can be taken. Depending on the
conditions, battery life may be dramatically shortened.
Use of the main unit with the dedicated AC adapter (EW31555)
(included) is recommended.
Replace batteries when:
• The mark shown to the left appears during use.
• No display appears even if the On/Off and Start button is
pressed.
CAUTION:
• Always follow the cautions printed on the batteries.
• Check the polarities of the batteries and install them correctly.
• Remove exhausted batteries promptly.
• If the product will not be used for long periods of time, remove the
batteries first.
• Batteries should be used before their expiration date.
Use after the expiration date may result in injury or staining of the
surrounding area due to generation of heat, bursting, or leakage.
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Inserting the Batteries into the Wireless Display
*Always use alkaline batteries. (2 AA-size LR6 alkaline batteries)
• When replacing batteries, always use 2 fresh alkaline batteries of the
same type from the same manufacturer, and replace them
simultaneously.
1. Turn the wireless display over and remove
the battery cover by sliding it in the
direction of the arrow while pressing
lightly on the
mark.
2. Check the polarities of the batteries and
install them correctly.
3. Replace the battery cover and slide it
closed.
Replace batteries when:
• The mark shown at left appears during use.
In this case, press the On/Off and the Start button on the
main unit to interrupt the measurement.
If both batteries for the main unit and the wireless display must be
(main unit) and
(wireless display)
replaced at the same time,
are alternately displayed.
Setting the time and date
*Please be sure to set the date and time before taking the first
measurement after purchasing the blood pressure monitor, or after
replacing the batteries.
(If you attempt to take measurements without first setting the time and
date then “–” will be displayed.)
1. Press the Set button “1” on the wireless
display for at least 3 seconds.
2. Adjust the month.
Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of the month.
3. Adjust the date.
(1) Press the Set button “1” and the number for
the date will flash.
(2) Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of the date.
4. Adjust the hour.
(1) Press the Set button “1” and the time will
flash on and off.
(2) Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of the hour.
5. Adjust the minutes.
(1) Press the Set button “1” and the number for
minutes will flash.
(2) Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of minutes.
6. Finally, synchronizing with a time signal,
press the Set button “1” to complete the
procedure.
• The date and time are alternately displayed in
approximately 2 seconds.
7. Press the Adjust button “2” to turn off the unit.
During leap years, 3/1 will be displayed when it is February 29th. Please
manually reset the date to 2/29.
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Inserting the Batteries into the Wireless Display
*Always use alkaline batteries. (2 AA-size LR6 alkaline batteries)
• When replacing batteries, always use 2 fresh alkaline batteries of the
same type from the same manufacturer, and replace them
simultaneously.
1. Turn the wireless display over and remove
the battery cover by sliding it in the
direction of the arrow while pressing
lightly on the
mark.
2. Check the polarities of the batteries and
install them correctly.
3. Replace the battery cover and slide it
closed.
Replace batteries when:
• The mark shown at left appears during use.
In this case, press the On/Off and the Start button on the
main unit to interrupt the measurement.
If both batteries for the main unit and the wireless display must be
(main unit) and
(wireless display)
replaced at the same time,
are alternately displayed.
Setting the time and date
*Please be sure to set the date and time before taking the first
measurement after purchasing the blood pressure monitor, or after
replacing the batteries.
(If you attempt to take measurements without first setting the time and
date then “–” will be displayed.)
1. Press the Set button “1” on the wireless
display for at least 3 seconds.
2. Adjust the month.
Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of the month.
3. Adjust the date.
(1) Press the Set button “1” and the number for
the date will flash.
(2) Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of the date.
4. Adjust the hour.
(1) Press the Set button “1” and the time will
flash on and off.
(2) Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of the hour.
5. Adjust the minutes.
(1) Press the Set button “1” and the number for
minutes will flash.
(2) Press the Adjust button “2” to adjust the
number of minutes.
6. Finally, synchronizing with a time signal,
press the Set button “1” to complete the
procedure.
• The date and time are alternately displayed in
approximately 2 seconds.
7. Press the Adjust button “2” to turn off the unit.
During leap years, 3/1 will be displayed when it is February 29th. Please
manually reset the date to 2/29.
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Taking a Reading
3 Place the wireless display in front of your
body where you can see it easily.
• The main unit and the wireless display
transmit/receive the measured values
through infrared rays. (See page 18.)
• Do not put your hand or any other objects in
front of the wireless display.
Advice:
In general, blood pressure measurements are lower on the second
attempt because you are calmer.
For people who easily get tense, measuring twice each time is advised.
When two measurements are taken, normally the smaller
measurement is stored.
When taking two measurements, always stay quiet for 4 to 5 minutes
after the first measurement before taking the second measurement.
Differences in blood pressure values between
the left and right arms may be around
10 mmHg. The blood pressure can be
measured in either the left or right arm, but all
measurements should be taken using the
same arm for comparative consistency.
Getting into the proper position for taking a measurement
Place the main unit on a table so that it is flat and the center of
the unit is at heart height.
*Differences in height will cause differences in blood pressure values.
If the heights of the chair and table are not suitable, you may have to lean
forward. In this case, form a stable stack of books or similar objects under
the main unit to adjust the height of the main unit.
*You cannot use the unit while lying down. Use only in a sitting position.
1 Put the main unit on a table in front of you
and slide your arm through the
measurement section of the unit.
• Remove your shirt or roll up your sleeve so
that the measuring section will be on your
bare skin.
• If rolling up your sleeve causes pressure on
your arm or underarm, remove your shirt for
measurements.
Be sure that the rolled-up sleeve is not
inside the cuff area when taking
measurements.
Elbow rest
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2 Place your elbow on the elbow rest with
your palm up and relax.
Posture to obtain accurate measurements
Measure on bare skin.
Put your elbow on the elbow rest.
Stretch your back.
Place the main unit in
front of you on a table
at heart height.
Put your palm up and relax.
Place the wireless display where
you can see it easily.
Do not put your hand or any other
objects in front of the wireless display.
Cautions to obtain accurate measurements
Sit quietly and relax while taking measurements.
Do not lean forward
Do not let your rolled- Do not take
with your body at an
up sleeve be inside the measurements at the
angle during
measuring section.
elbow. Place your elbow
measurements.
Roll your sleeve far up in the elbow rest.
Take measurements in your arm.
the proper posture.
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Taking a Reading
3 Place the wireless display in front of your
body where you can see it easily.
• The main unit and the wireless display
transmit/receive the measured values
through infrared rays. (See page 18.)
• Do not put your hand or any other objects in
front of the wireless display.
Advice:
In general, blood pressure measurements are lower on the second
attempt because you are calmer.
For people who easily get tense, measuring twice each time is advised.
When two measurements are taken, normally the smaller
measurement is stored.
When taking two measurements, always stay quiet for 4 to 5 minutes
after the first measurement before taking the second measurement.
Differences in blood pressure values between
the left and right arms may be around
10 mmHg. The blood pressure can be
measured in either the left or right arm, but all
measurements should be taken using the
same arm for comparative consistency.
Getting into the proper position for taking a measurement
Place the main unit on a table so that it is flat and the center of
the unit is at heart height.
*Differences in height will cause differences in blood pressure values.
If the heights of the chair and table are not suitable, you may have to lean
forward. In this case, form a stable stack of books or similar objects under
the main unit to adjust the height of the main unit.
*You cannot use the unit while lying down. Use only in a sitting position.
1 Put the main unit on a table in front of you
and slide your arm through the
measurement section of the unit.
• Remove your shirt or roll up your sleeve so
that the measuring section will be on your
bare skin.
• If rolling up your sleeve causes pressure on
your arm or underarm, remove your shirt for
measurements.
Be sure that the rolled-up sleeve is not
inside the cuff area when taking
measurements.
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2 Place your elbow on the elbow rest with
your palm up and relax.
Posture to obtain accurate measurements
Measure on bare skin.
Put your elbow on the elbow rest.
Stretch your back.
Place the main unit in
front of you on a table
at heart height.
Put your palm up and relax.
Place the wireless display where
you can see it easily.
Do not put your hand or any other
objects in front of the wireless display.
Cautions to obtain accurate measurements
Sit quietly and relax while taking measurements.
Do not lean forward
Do not let your rolled- Do not take
with your body at an
up sleeve be inside the measurements at the
angle during
measuring section.
elbow. Place your elbow
measurements.
Roll your sleeve far up in the elbow rest.
Take measurements in your arm.
the proper posture.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Do not take measurements.
• Within 1 hour of eating or drinking alcohol
• Immediately after drinking coffee or tea, or smoking
• In a moving vehicle
• Immediately after exercising or taking a bath
(Wait at least 20 minutes and take a measurement while staying quiet.)
• In cold places
[Take measurements at room temperatures around 20 °C (68 °F).]
• When you need to urinate
(Wait several minutes after urinating before taking measurements.)
Be sure to obey the following points for accurate measurements:
• Do not move your body, arm, or fingertips.
• Do not touch the main unit.
• Do not talk.
• Do not use a cellular phone near the main unit.
Positions of the main unit and the wireless display
Your body reflects infrared
rays.
For the measurement on
your left arm
The same range
(restrictions) as the
measurement on your left
arm is applied.
For the measurement on
your right arm
• Face the wireless display towards you
into position within reach of your hand
[within approx. 23⅝ (60 cm)].
*Do not put your hand or any other objects
in front of the wireless display.
The main unit and the wireless display
communicate with each other using infrared
rays.
Infrared rays are transmitted from the
transmitter on the side panel of the main
unit, and reflected on your body and then
received on the bottom of the front panel of
the wireless display. The units may not
communicate due to improper positioning of
the wireless display or other environmental
conditions (lighting, sunlight, etc.) In those
cases, place the wireless display closer to
your body.
*If you place the wireless display where it
cannot receive signals from the main unit,
and then press the On/Off and the Start
button, the main unit starts a measurement
but nothing appears on the wireless display.
*If the wireless display is placed where it can
receive signals from the main unit while the
measurement is executed, results are
displayed.
If the wireless display cannot receive signals from the
main unit, the
mark flashes on the wireless
display (on the display panel) as shown in the figure
on the left.
In this case, set the wireless display in the proper
position.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Do not take measurements.
• Within 1 hour of eating or drinking alcohol
• Immediately after drinking coffee or tea, or smoking
• In a moving vehicle
• Immediately after exercising or taking a bath
(Wait at least 20 minutes and take a measurement while staying quiet.)
• In cold places
[Take measurements at room temperatures around 20 °C (68 °F).]
• When you need to urinate
(Wait several minutes after urinating before taking measurements.)
Be sure to obey the following points for accurate measurements:
• Do not move your body, arm, or fingertips.
• Do not touch the main unit.
• Do not talk.
• Do not use a cellular phone near the main unit.
Positions of the main unit and the wireless display
Your body reflects infrared
rays.
For the measurement on
your left arm
The same range
(restrictions) as the
measurement on your left
arm is applied.
For the measurement on
your right arm
• Face the wireless display towards you
into position within reach of your hand
[within approx. 23⅝ (60 cm)].
*Do not put your hand or any other objects
in front of the wireless display.
The main unit and the wireless display
communicate with each other using infrared
rays.
Infrared rays are transmitted from the
transmitter on the side panel of the main
unit, and reflected on your body and then
received on the bottom of the front panel of
the wireless display. The units may not
communicate due to improper positioning of
the wireless display or other environmental
conditions (lighting, sunlight, etc.) In those
cases, place the wireless display closer to
your body.
*If you place the wireless display where it
cannot receive signals from the main unit,
and then press the On/Off and the Start
button, the main unit starts a measurement
but nothing appears on the wireless display.
*If the wireless display is placed where it can
receive signals from the main unit while the
measurement is executed, results are
displayed.
If the wireless display cannot receive signals from the
main unit, the
mark flashes on the wireless
display (on the display panel) as shown in the figure
on the left.
In this case, set the wireless display in the proper
position.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Measurement
1 Press the On/Off and Start button on the main
unit.
(1) After the entire display on the wireless display
has been lit, the pressure cuff will be tightened
automatically.
(2) Pressurization will be performed automatically
and measurements will be taken.
*It may take about 1 second for the wireless display
to turn on after pressing the On/Off and the Start
button. This is not abnormal.
The entire display
will light for approx.
*The angle of the main unit may change slightly
1 second.
while pressurizing. This will not affect accuracy.
2 When measurement has been completed, the
blood pressure and pulse values will be
displayed.
The cuff will loosen after the measurement
result has been shown for about 5 seconds.
The pressure cuff
will be tightened
automatically.
• The blood pressure indication ( mark) will flash
for 6 seconds then stay lit. If the measurement is
high, it will also flash for 6 seconds to indicate high
blood pressure. (See page 22.)
• The mark will light. (For storing measurement
values, see page 24.)
• The pulse rate value is the beats per minute
calculated based on the pulse rate during
measurement.
• The mark is displayed when pulse rate could not
be measured.
The heart mark
will blink when pulse
is detected during
pressurization.
3 Remove your arm from the main unit.
Movement detection function
If movement is detected while measurement is being taken and more
pressure is applied by the pressure cuff, the
mark will be displayed.
• Please redo blood pressure measurement again if the
mark flashes
or is lit.
• If the arm to which the pressure cuff is attached is moved while
measurement is being taken (e.g. the elbow is bent suddenly), in some
cases correct measurements may not be obtained.
• When movement has been detected during measurement, the
mark flashes when the blood pressure reading obtained during that
measurement is displayed.
(If this reading is saved, the
mark will light whenever it is recalled.)
Movement Mark
Flashing
Explanation
Movement has been detected.
· The elbow has been bent suddenly.
· The upper arm has been tensed.
· The arm has been moved, etc.
With correct posture, please take the measurement
again after measurement has been completed (see
page 16).
Lit
Movement has been detected that will significantly
affect the reading.
· Significant movement has been detected.
· Movement has been detected repeatedly.
· Significant arm movement has been detected, etc.
Please take the measurement again (a
will
appear on the display).
*This function is designed to help you to take measurements accurately
(see page 33). Even if the Movement mark is not displayed, we
recommend that measurements be taken 2 times, with 5 minutes
between readings, in order to obtain an accurate reading (see pages 15–
18 for correct position).
4 To switch off the blood pressure monitor, press
the On/Off and Start button on the main unit.
• If you forget to switch it off, the blood pressure
monitor will switch off automatically after
approximately 2 minutes.
• When the Adjust button “2” on the wireless display
is pressed, indications disappears but the power
of the main unit is still on for about 2 minutes.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Measurement
1 Press the On/Off and Start button on the main
unit.
(1) After the entire display on the wireless display
has been lit, the pressure cuff will be tightened
automatically.
(2) Pressurization will be performed automatically
and measurements will be taken.
*It may take about 1 second for the wireless display
to turn on after pressing the On/Off and the Start
button. This is not abnormal.
The entire display
will light for approx.
*The angle of the main unit may change slightly
1 second.
while pressurizing. This will not affect accuracy.
2 When measurement has been completed, the
blood pressure and pulse values will be
displayed.
The cuff will loosen after the measurement
result has been shown for about 5 seconds.
The pressure cuff
will be tightened
automatically.
• The blood pressure indication ( mark) will flash
for 6 seconds then stay lit. If the measurement is
high, it will also flash for 6 seconds to indicate high
blood pressure. (See page 22.)
• The mark will light. (For storing measurement
values, see page 24.)
• The pulse rate value is the beats per minute
calculated based on the pulse rate during
measurement.
• The mark is displayed when pulse rate could not
be measured.
The heart mark
will blink when pulse
is detected during
pressurization.
3 Remove your arm from the main unit.
Movement detection function
If movement is detected while measurement is being taken and more
pressure is applied by the pressure cuff, the
mark will be displayed.
• Please redo blood pressure measurement again if the
mark flashes
or is lit.
• If the arm to which the pressure cuff is attached is moved while
measurement is being taken (e.g. the elbow is bent suddenly), in some
cases correct measurements may not be obtained.
• When movement has been detected during measurement, the
mark flashes when the blood pressure reading obtained during that
measurement is displayed.
(If this reading is saved, the
mark will light whenever it is recalled.)
Movement Mark
Flashing
Explanation
Movement has been detected.
· The elbow has been bent suddenly.
· The upper arm has been tensed.
· The arm has been moved, etc.
With correct posture, please take the measurement
again after measurement has been completed (see
page 16).
Lit
Movement has been detected that will significantly
affect the reading.
· Significant movement has been detected.
· Movement has been detected repeatedly.
· Significant arm movement has been detected, etc.
Please take the measurement again (a
will
appear on the display).
*This function is designed to help you to take measurements accurately
(see page 33). Even if the Movement mark is not displayed, we
recommend that measurements be taken 2 times, with 5 minutes
between readings, in order to obtain an accurate reading (see pages 15–
18 for correct position).
4 To switch off the blood pressure monitor, press
the On/Off and Start button on the main unit.
• If you forget to switch it off, the blood pressure
monitor will switch off automatically after
approximately 2 minutes.
• When the Adjust button “2” on the wireless display
is pressed, indications disappears but the power
of the main unit is still on for about 2 minutes.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Irregular pulse function
If the pulse rate varies by more than ±25% from the average while a
measurement is being taken, when measurement is completed the
mark will be displayed.
mark will be lit after approx. 6 seconds of blinking when
• The
the measurement is completed.
mark is lit, please take the measurement again.
• If the
• In some cases, if the pulse rate fluctuates greatly while a measurement
is being taken, it may be impossible to obtain an accurate reading.
(Flashes.)
(Is lit.)
Alarm function signals high blood pressure
Blood pressure values for both systolic and diastolic readings are
determined and indicated via mark in the display as being within normal
or hypertensive ranges based on definitions and classification of blood
pressure levels by the JNC 7. Moreover, when blood pressure is in the high
range, the reading displayed on screen flashes on and off to alert user.
According to JNC 7 Classification, values consistently in excess of
140 mmHg (Sys.) and/or 90 mmHg (Dia.) are considered to constitute high
blood pressure.
Blood pressure
sign
mark
positions
(mmHg)
Diastolic
Hypertension
(Stage 1, Stage 2)
Orange
Yellow
• If you save a reading where an irregular pulse was recorded, the
mark will be displayed when you recall that reading.
If the
mark is displayed an irregular pulse rate is detected,
not necessarily due to atrial fibrillation. However, if this mark continues
to be displayed in subsequent readings, please consult with your
physician.
*This function is designed to act as a guide to help you to obtain
accurate readings (Please see pages 15–18).
*If the
mark is frequently displayed, please consult a health
professional for your health condition.
Don’t try to interpret readings or attempt to treat any condition
yourself.
Always follow the guidance of a health professional.
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90
80
Prehypertension
Normal
120 140
(mmHg)
Systolic
• Blood pressure readings will flash for approx. 6 seconds
when in the high blood pressure range.
Systolic blood pressure: 140 mmHg and over
Diastolic blood pressure: 90 mmHg and over
(Only when measurement is complete)
When an Error Occurs During Measurement
A
will appear on the display to indicate that measurement
was unsuccessful and should be performed again.
Before performing another measurement, always press the
On/Off and Start button to turn off the unit and make sure to
allow a rest period of 4 to 5 minutes before starting again.
Please consult your doctor without delay if the blood
pressure indicator repeatedly displays to elevated blood
pressure values.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Irregular pulse function
If the pulse rate varies by more than ±25% from the average while a
measurement is being taken, when measurement is completed the
mark will be displayed.
mark will be lit after approx. 6 seconds of blinking when
• The
the measurement is completed.
mark is lit, please take the measurement again.
• If the
• In some cases, if the pulse rate fluctuates greatly while a measurement
is being taken, it may be impossible to obtain an accurate reading.
(Flashes.)
(Is lit.)
Alarm function signals high blood pressure
Blood pressure values for both systolic and diastolic readings are
determined and indicated via mark in the display as being within normal
or hypertensive ranges based on definitions and classification of blood
pressure levels by the JNC 7. Moreover, when blood pressure is in the high
range, the reading displayed on screen flashes on and off to alert user.
According to JNC 7 Classification, values consistently in excess of
140 mmHg (Sys.) and/or 90 mmHg (Dia.) are considered to constitute high
blood pressure.
Blood pressure
sign
mark
positions
(mmHg)
Diastolic
Hypertension
(Stage 1, Stage 2)
Orange
Yellow
• If you save a reading where an irregular pulse was recorded, the
mark will be displayed when you recall that reading.
If the
mark is displayed an irregular pulse rate is detected,
not necessarily due to atrial fibrillation. However, if this mark continues
to be displayed in subsequent readings, please consult with your
physician.
*This function is designed to act as a guide to help you to obtain
accurate readings (Please see pages 15–18).
*If the
mark is frequently displayed, please consult a health
professional for your health condition.
Don’t try to interpret readings or attempt to treat any condition
yourself.
Always follow the guidance of a health professional.
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90
80
Prehypertension
Normal
120 140
(mmHg)
Systolic
• Blood pressure readings will flash for approx. 6 seconds
when in the high blood pressure range.
Systolic blood pressure: 140 mmHg and over
Diastolic blood pressure: 90 mmHg and over
(Only when measurement is complete)
When an Error Occurs During Measurement
A
will appear on the display to indicate that measurement
was unsuccessful and should be performed again.
Before performing another measurement, always press the
On/Off and Start button to turn off the unit and make sure to
allow a rest period of 4 to 5 minutes before starting again.
Please consult your doctor without delay if the blood
pressure indicator repeatedly displays to elevated blood
pressure values.
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Storing and Calling up Blood Pressure Readings
To interrupt measurements quickly
Press the Quick air release button.
If pressure cuff will not deflate quickly enough
even if the On/Off and Start button is pressed,
press and hold the quick air release button on top
of the unit. The air will be released in
approximately 4 seconds.
If the pressure cuff comes off:
2 Press the pressure cuff into
1 With the belt and seam
the groove of the main unit.
downwards, slide the pressure
Either the front or the back can
cuff into the main unit.
be attached first.
Up to 90 readings each can be stored in the memory for two people.
Storing blood pressure readings
• All data is retained even when the batteries go flat or are changed.
• When measurements are taken and no date has been set, the date and
” on the wireless display.
time will be displayed as “
1. After measurement has been completed, the
mark will be lit up.
Press the user selection button on the wireless
display to select the desired user.
To select User … To Step 2.
To select User … Press the user selection button.
2. Press the Memory/Recall button.
Pressure cuff
Seam
Belt
With the belt and seam
downwards, slide the
pressure cuff into the
main unit.
Groove
Check that the
pressure cuff is
inserted in the groove
on the main unit.
*When re-attaching, be sure not to touch the inside of the main unit
where the pressure cuff has been removed.
Doing so may result in an accident or injury.
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
3. Memory storage is completed.
• A total for and of 90 readings can be stored
in memory. Readings over the memory capacity
will be recorded over the oldest measurement in
memory.
• Readings cannot be saved when a measurement
has been unsuccessful (display of the error mark
for blood pressure readings). Readings can
be saved, however, when the mark is displayed
for the pulse rate.
• The memory number, measurement date, and
time are alternately displayed in approximately
2 seconds.
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
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Taking a Reading (continued)
Storing and Calling up Blood Pressure Readings
To interrupt measurements quickly
Press the Quick air release button.
If pressure cuff will not deflate quickly enough
even if the On/Off and Start button is pressed,
press and hold the quick air release button on top
of the unit. The air will be released in
approximately 4 seconds.
If the pressure cuff comes off:
2 Press the pressure cuff into
1 With the belt and seam
the groove of the main unit.
downwards, slide the pressure
Either the front or the back can
cuff into the main unit.
be attached first.
Up to 90 readings each can be stored in the memory for two people.
Storing blood pressure readings
• All data is retained even when the batteries go flat or are changed.
• When measurements are taken and no date has been set, the date and
” on the wireless display.
time will be displayed as “
1. After measurement has been completed, the
mark will be lit up.
Press the user selection button on the wireless
display to select the desired user.
To select User … To Step 2.
To select User … Press the user selection button.
2. Press the Memory/Recall button.
Pressure cuff
Seam
Belt
With the belt and seam
downwards, slide the
pressure cuff into the
main unit.
Groove
Check that the
pressure cuff is
inserted in the groove
on the main unit.
*When re-attaching, be sure not to touch the inside of the main unit
where the pressure cuff has been removed.
Doing so may result in an accident or injury.
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
3. Memory storage is completed.
• A total for and of 90 readings can be stored
in memory. Readings over the memory capacity
will be recorded over the oldest measurement in
memory.
• Readings cannot be saved when a measurement
has been unsuccessful (display of the error mark
for blood pressure readings). Readings can
be saved, however, when the mark is displayed
for the pulse rate.
• The memory number, measurement date, and
time are alternately displayed in approximately
2 seconds.
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
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Storing and Calling up Blood Pressure Readings (continued)
Calling up readings from memory
Readings can be recalled after being saved without having to switch the
unit on.
1. Press the user selection button on the wireless
display to select the desired user.
To select User … To Step 2.
To select User … Press the user selection button.
2. Press the Memory/Recall button.
• The average readings of all recorded
measurements are displayed.
• When readings from 90 measurements have been
saved the average of the readings from all
90 measurements will be displayed. (If there is
only 1 measurement recorded, mark
will not
be displayed.)
will be displayed.
• The mark
• Blood pressure indicator will be lit up for
approximately 6 seconds.
3. Press the Memory/Recall button to display
(After approx.
readings starting with from the most recent
2 seconds.)
measurement.
• Each time the Memory/Recall button is pressed
readings are displayed in order of the most recent
measurement.
• The memory number, measurement date, and
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
time are alternately displayed in approximately
2 seconds.
4. Press the Adjust button “2” on the wireless
display to switch off the unit.
If you forget to switch off the unit it will do so
•
(After approx.
automatically after approx. 30 seconds.
2 seconds.)
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Deleting all data stored in memory
(1) Recall the user whom you want to delete using the user selection
button.
(2) Recall stored data using the Memory/Recall button.
(3) Press the Memory/Recall button again and hold it (for approx.
3 seconds) until all readings are deleted.
NOTE: Readings from individual measurements cannot be deleted.
(4) If everything has been deleted, the selected or mark and
will be displayed.
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Storing and Calling up Blood Pressure Readings (continued)
Calling up readings from memory
Readings can be recalled after being saved without having to switch the
unit on.
1. Press the user selection button on the wireless
display to select the desired user.
To select User … To Step 2.
To select User … Press the user selection button.
2. Press the Memory/Recall button.
• The average readings of all recorded
measurements are displayed.
• When readings from 90 measurements have been
saved the average of the readings from all
90 measurements will be displayed. (If there is
only 1 measurement recorded, mark
will not
be displayed.)
will be displayed.
• The mark
• Blood pressure indicator will be lit up for
approximately 6 seconds.
3. Press the Memory/Recall button to display
(After approx.
readings starting with from the most recent
2 seconds.)
measurement.
• Each time the Memory/Recall button is pressed
readings are displayed in order of the most recent
measurement.
• The memory number, measurement date, and
(After approx.
2 seconds.)
time are alternately displayed in approximately
2 seconds.
4. Press the Adjust button “2” on the wireless
display to switch off the unit.
If you forget to switch off the unit it will do so
•
(After approx.
automatically after approx. 30 seconds.
2 seconds.)
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Deleting all data stored in memory
(1) Recall the user whom you want to delete using the user selection
button.
(2) Recall stored data using the Memory/Recall button.
(3) Press the Memory/Recall button again and hold it (for approx.
3 seconds) until all readings are deleted.
NOTE: Readings from individual measurements cannot be deleted.
(4) If everything has been deleted, the selected or mark and
will be displayed.
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Comparing AM and PM Average Systolic Blood Pressure
Average AM and PM systolic blood pressure is displayed in order to allow
you to compare readings from both time periods.
Use of the AM and PM average systolic blood pressure comparison
function can aid in the detection of a blood pressure pattern known as
“early morning surge” in which blood pressure rises rapidly in the morning.
AM/PM comparison can only be done when the date and time have been
set up.
These can be compared after readings have been saved, and even when
the unit is turned off.
1. Press the user selection button to select the
user for a comparison of average AM and PM
systolic blood pressures.
• Each time the button is pressed the user switches
from one to the other.
2. Press the
button.
After Use
1 Tilt the main unit (using the
handle) in the direction of the
arrow until the unit is locked.
2 Place the wireless display on top
of the unit securely.
To transport the unit
• Carry the main unit and the
wireless display separately.
Since the wireless display
cannot be secured in place, be
careful to avoid dropping the
unit.
• The average AM and PM systolic blood pressure
for the selected user will be displayed.
AM… 3:00 AM to 11:00 AM
PM… 6:00 PM to 2:59 AM
• The average systolic blood pressure recorded
during the time periods shown above will be
displayed.
• When the time has not been recorded or a single
reading has been recorded, “
” will be
displayed.
3. Press the Adjust button “2” to switch off the
unit.
• If you forget to switch off the unit it will do so
automatically after approx. 30 seconds.
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Comparing AM and PM Average Systolic Blood Pressure
Average AM and PM systolic blood pressure is displayed in order to allow
you to compare readings from both time periods.
Use of the AM and PM average systolic blood pressure comparison
function can aid in the detection of a blood pressure pattern known as
“early morning surge” in which blood pressure rises rapidly in the morning.
AM/PM comparison can only be done when the date and time have been
set up.
These can be compared after readings have been saved, and even when
the unit is turned off.
1. Press the user selection button to select the
user for a comparison of average AM and PM
systolic blood pressures.
• Each time the button is pressed the user switches
from one to the other.
2. Press the
button.
After Use
1 Tilt the main unit (using the
handle) in the direction of the
arrow until the unit is locked.
2 Place the wireless display on top
of the unit securely.
To transport the unit
• Carry the main unit and the
wireless display separately.
Since the wireless display
cannot be secured in place, be
careful to avoid dropping the
unit.
• The average AM and PM systolic blood pressure
for the selected user will be displayed.
AM… 3:00 AM to 11:00 AM
PM… 6:00 PM to 2:59 AM
• The average systolic blood pressure recorded
during the time periods shown above will be
displayed.
• When the time has not been recorded or a single
reading has been recorded, “
” will be
displayed.
3. Press the Adjust button “2” to switch off the
unit.
• If you forget to switch off the unit it will do so
automatically after approx. 30 seconds.
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Specifications
Q & A
Power source
DC 6 V (Main unit: Four AA/LR6 size alkaline
batteries)
AC 120 V 60 Hz (when using AC adapter)
DC 3 V (Wireless display: Two AA/LR6 size
alkaline batteries)
Display
Digital LCD
Method of measurement Oscillometric system
Measurement range
Blood pressure: 0 mmHg to 280 mmHg
Pulse rate: 30 to 160 beats per minute
Accuracy
Blood pressure: Within ±3 mmHg
Pulse rate: Within ±5%
Operation temperature/ 10 °C to 40 °C (50 °F to 104 °F), 15% to 90%
RH
humidity range
Storage temperature/
–20 °C to 60 °C (–4 °F to 140 °F),
10% to 95% RH
humidity range
Measurable arm
Approx. 7¾ to 13⅜ (20 cm to 34 cm)
circumference
Weight
Main unit: Approx. 1550 g (54.7 oz.) (not
including batteries)
Wireless display: Approx. 160 g (5.6 oz.) (not
including batteries)
Dimensions
Main unit: 11⅛ × 6⅝ × 11⅛ (28.3 cm ×
16.9 cm × 28.1 cm)
Wireless display: 5¾ × 3¼ × 2⅝ (14.6 cm ×
8.4 cm × 6.8 cm)
Protection against
Internally powered equipment, Type BF
electric shock
applied part
AC adapter
Input
Output
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AC 120 V 60 Hz
DC 6 V 2.0 A
Q Why are the blood pressure values measured at home different
from those measured at the doctor’s office?
A Blood pressure varies in a 24-hour period.
In addition, it can vary greatly depending on the weather, your
mental state, amount of exercise, etc.
In particular, there is the phenomenon of “White uniform
hypertension” at doctor’s offices, where the blood pressure
measured in a doctor’s office is higher because of stress or anxiety.
In addition, if the blood pressure measured at home is
sometimes higher and sometimes lower than the blood
pressure measured at the doctor’s office, the following can be
considered. Please pay attention to these points when taking
measurements.
1 Measuring posture was poor.
Did you take measurements while leaning forward with your body
at an angle?
2 Measurements were not taken at the upper arm.
Please take measurements with your elbow in the arm support of
the main unit. (See pages 15–17.)
3 Were you anxious or upset during measurements?
Before taking measurements, take 2 or 3 deep breaths and relax,
so that your blood pressure stabilizes.
Q Why do the main unit and the wireless display operate together
even when they are separated?
A The main unit and the wireless display communicate using infrared
rays. Infrared rays are transmitted from the transmitter on the side
panel of the main unit, and reflected on your body and then received
on the bottom of the front panel of the wireless display.
Q The
mark does not light when an arm is moved.
The
mark is a function to notify you that your arm is bent or to
indicate extra loads on the pressure cuff.
Therefore, it may not indicate motion (bending an arm slightly, etc.).
If you are concerned about the result, retry the measurement.
A
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Specifications
Q & A
Power source
DC 6 V (Main unit: Four AA/LR6 size alkaline
batteries)
AC 120 V 60 Hz (when using AC adapter)
DC 3 V (Wireless display: Two AA/LR6 size
alkaline batteries)
Display
Digital LCD
Method of measurement Oscillometric system
Measurement range
Blood pressure: 0 mmHg to 280 mmHg
Pulse rate: 30 to 160 beats per minute
Accuracy
Blood pressure: Within ±3 mmHg
Pulse rate: Within ±5%
Operation temperature/ 10 °C to 40 °C (50 °F to 104 °F), 15% to 90%
RH
humidity range
Storage temperature/
–20 °C to 60 °C (–4 °F to 140 °F),
10% to 95% RH
humidity range
Measurable arm
Approx. 7¾ to 13⅜ (20 cm to 34 cm)
circumference
Weight
Main unit: Approx. 1550 g (54.7 oz.) (not
including batteries)
Wireless display: Approx. 160 g (5.6 oz.) (not
including batteries)
Dimensions
Main unit: 11⅛ × 6⅝ × 11⅛ (28.3 cm ×
16.9 cm × 28.1 cm)
Wireless display: 5¾ × 3¼ × 2⅝ (14.6 cm ×
8.4 cm × 6.8 cm)
Protection against
Internally powered equipment, Type BF
electric shock
applied part
AC adapter
Input
Output
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AC 120 V 60 Hz
DC 6 V 2.0 A
Q Why are the blood pressure values measured at home different
from those measured at the doctor’s office?
A Blood pressure varies in a 24-hour period.
In addition, it can vary greatly depending on the weather, your
mental state, amount of exercise, etc.
In particular, there is the phenomenon of “White uniform
hypertension” at doctor’s offices, where the blood pressure
measured in a doctor’s office is higher because of stress or anxiety.
In addition, if the blood pressure measured at home is
sometimes higher and sometimes lower than the blood
pressure measured at the doctor’s office, the following can be
considered. Please pay attention to these points when taking
measurements.
1 Measuring posture was poor.
Did you take measurements while leaning forward with your body
at an angle?
2 Measurements were not taken at the upper arm.
Please take measurements with your elbow in the arm support of
the main unit. (See pages 15–17.)
3 Were you anxious or upset during measurements?
Before taking measurements, take 2 or 3 deep breaths and relax,
so that your blood pressure stabilizes.
Q Why do the main unit and the wireless display operate together
even when they are separated?
A The main unit and the wireless display communicate using infrared
rays. Infrared rays are transmitted from the transmitter on the side
panel of the main unit, and reflected on your body and then received
on the bottom of the front panel of the wireless display.
Q The
mark does not light when an arm is moved.
The
mark is a function to notify you that your arm is bent or to
indicate extra loads on the pressure cuff.
Therefore, it may not indicate motion (bending an arm slightly, etc.).
If you are concerned about the result, retry the measurement.
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Q & A (continued)
Q Since the
mark was displayed, I retried the measurement
by setting my arm on the unit properly. But the indicated value
is still higher than usual.
A The
mark is just a guide for the proper measurement method.
(See page 20.)
If you correct your posture when the
mark is displayed but the
measured value is still higher or lower than usual, retry the
measurement.
The following causes are suspected.
• Did you measure properly (in proper posture)?
Measure as indicated on pages 15–17.
• Measured immediately after smoking.
• Measured when irritated or emotional.
• Measured in cold environments
• For persons who have a physical constitution with less fluctuation
in the pulse rate.
• If you are concerned about the results, retry the measurement after
staying quiet for 4 to 5 minutes.
Q When should I measure my blood pressure?
A We recommend three measurements a day.
First ........ Upon Waking (Because, with almost no influence from
body movement, it’s the blood pressure is closest to that
at night.)
Second.... Before Lunch (Because it provides blood pressure values
close to the highest of the day.)
Third........ At Bedtime (So as to obtain data close to your average
blood pressure values during the day.)
This way, by taking measurements morning, noon and night, you can
use the unit to learn the patterns of and monitor your blood pressure.
• Use of the AM and PM average systolic blood pressure comparison
function can aid in the detection of a blood pressure pattern known
as “early morning surge” in which blood pressure rises rapidly in
the morning. (See page 27.)
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Care and Maintenance
Do not attempt to disassemble, repair or modify the unit.
• Doing so may cause fire or cause the unit to malfunction. It may also
lead to injury.
Do not apply excessive force to the unit or drop the unit.
• Doing so may cause damage.
Do not insert dust or foreign objects into the unit.
• Doing so may result in damage.
If the unit is stored at temperatures below the freezing point, do not use it
immediately.
Leave it in a warm place for at least an hour before use.
• If the unit is not allowed to warm up, it may not pressurize.
Do not touch the unit when measurement is in progress.
• Doing so may cause incorrect readings.
If the unit becomes dirty, clean it with a soft cloth moistened with warm
water or soapy water.
(Do not use alcohol, benzine, or paint thinner.)
• Use of such chemicals may result in cracking or discoloration.
When the unit will not be used for a long time (30 days or more), be sure
to remove the batteries.
• Otherwise, the batteries may leak and damage the unit.
The pressure cuff cannot be washed.
For storage, avoid high temperatures, high humidity, and direct sunlight.
• Shortage under such conditions may result in damage.
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Q & A (continued)
Q Since the
mark was displayed, I retried the measurement
by setting my arm on the unit properly. But the indicated value
is still higher than usual.
A The
mark is just a guide for the proper measurement method.
(See page 20.)
If you correct your posture when the
mark is displayed but the
measured value is still higher or lower than usual, retry the
measurement.
The following causes are suspected.
• Did you measure properly (in proper posture)?
Measure as indicated on pages 15–17.
• Measured immediately after smoking.
• Measured when irritated or emotional.
• Measured in cold environments
• For persons who have a physical constitution with less fluctuation
in the pulse rate.
• If you are concerned about the results, retry the measurement after
staying quiet for 4 to 5 minutes.
Q When should I measure my blood pressure?
A We recommend three measurements a day.
First ........ Upon Waking (Because, with almost no influence from
body movement, it’s the blood pressure is closest to that
at night.)
Second.... Before Lunch (Because it provides blood pressure values
close to the highest of the day.)
Third........ At Bedtime (So as to obtain data close to your average
blood pressure values during the day.)
This way, by taking measurements morning, noon and night, you can
use the unit to learn the patterns of and monitor your blood pressure.
• Use of the AM and PM average systolic blood pressure comparison
function can aid in the detection of a blood pressure pattern known
as “early morning surge” in which blood pressure rises rapidly in
the morning. (See page 27.)
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Care and Maintenance
Do not attempt to disassemble, repair or modify the unit.
• Doing so may cause fire or cause the unit to malfunction. It may also
lead to injury.
Do not apply excessive force to the unit or drop the unit.
• Doing so may cause damage.
Do not insert dust or foreign objects into the unit.
• Doing so may result in damage.
If the unit is stored at temperatures below the freezing point, do not use it
immediately.
Leave it in a warm place for at least an hour before use.
• If the unit is not allowed to warm up, it may not pressurize.
Do not touch the unit when measurement is in progress.
• Doing so may cause incorrect readings.
If the unit becomes dirty, clean it with a soft cloth moistened with warm
water or soapy water.
(Do not use alcohol, benzine, or paint thinner.)
• Use of such chemicals may result in cracking or discoloration.
When the unit will not be used for a long time (30 days or more), be sure
to remove the batteries.
• Otherwise, the batteries may leak and damage the unit.
The pressure cuff cannot be washed.
For storage, avoid high temperatures, high humidity, and direct sunlight.
• Shortage under such conditions may result in damage.
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Troubleshooting
Display
Status before error
The indication disappears in
the middle of the operation.
or
mark is
is displayed. (the
displayed.)
Pressurization to more than
280 mmHg was performed.
The
mark flashes for
2 minutes or longer.
Pressure decreased
suddenly.
Symptom
Cause and solution
Batteries are exhausted.
(See pages 11–13.)
Were measurements taken
according to the proper
procedure and in the
correct posture?
(See pages 15–18.)
Be sure your arm is
is displayed. The heart mark
blinked
properly inserted into the
only a few times or not at all. main unit.
(See pages 15–18.)
Cuff does not inflate.
Your arm or body moved.
is displayed.
Failure of the main unit
Has the unit detected
movement?
(See page 20.)
Take it to the store where it
was purchased for testing
and repairs.
Symptom
Possible cause
• The position of the main unit is higher or
lower than your heart when measuring.
Systolic or diastolic blood
• Your arm was not inserted properly into the
pressure value is high or
main unit.
low.
• You moved or talked during measurements.
(See pages 15–18.)
Value is different from
that measured by the
doctor.
• Blood pressure varies in response to minute
changes in your mental state, such as your
reaction to a doctor’s presence.
• Sit quietly for 4 to 5 minutes and then take
Measurement values are
another measurement. (See pages 15–18,
different with each
30–31.)
measurement.
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Possible cause
• Press the ring portion on the outside of the
Pressure cuff comes off.
pressure cuff into the main unit.
(See page 23.)
• The wireless display is improperly
Indications on the
wireless display do not
positioned.
change during operation. • Your hand or another object is in front of the
wireless display. (See page 18.)
No display appears even • Batteries are installed with the polarities
wrong. (See pages 11–13.)
when the On/Off and
Start button is pressed.
• Batteries are exhausted.
(See pages 11–13.)
The
mark
flashes when readings
are being taken.
mark flashes
The
when readings are being
taken.
mark flashes
The
even though I did not
move my arm or body.
Varying sounds and
pressurization speeds
occur during inflation of
the cuff.
The wireless display is
lost.
Instrument is broken.
• There was a significant fluctuation in pulse
when readings were being taken.
(See page 21.)
• Your arm or body moved.
(See page 20.)
• In some cases this will be displayed when
you have tensed the muscles in your hand.
Relax the muscles in your hand and take
the reading again.
(See pages 15–17, 20.)
• Changes in operating sounds and
pressurization speeds are normal and occur
due to the fact that measurements are
being made as the cuff is being inflated.
Take it to the store where it was purchased
for testing and repairs.
If the unit still appears to provide unusual or erroneous readings,
consult your physician. If the unit does not appear to be functioning
properly, contact Panasonic at 1-800-338-0552.
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Troubleshooting
Display
Status before error
The indication disappears in
the middle of the operation.
or
mark is
is displayed. (the
displayed.)
Pressurization to more than
280 mmHg was performed.
The
mark flashes for
2 minutes or longer.
Pressure decreased
suddenly.
Symptom
Cause and solution
Batteries are exhausted.
(See pages 11–13.)
Were measurements taken
according to the proper
procedure and in the
correct posture?
(See pages 15–18.)
Be sure your arm is
is displayed. The heart mark
blinked
properly inserted into the
only a few times or not at all. main unit.
(See pages 15–18.)
Cuff does not inflate.
Your arm or body moved.
is displayed.
Failure of the main unit
Has the unit detected
movement?
(See page 20.)
Take it to the store where it
was purchased for testing
and repairs.
Symptom
Possible cause
• The position of the main unit is higher or
lower than your heart when measuring.
Systolic or diastolic blood
• Your arm was not inserted properly into the
pressure value is high or
main unit.
low.
• You moved or talked during measurements.
(See pages 15–18.)
Value is different from
that measured by the
doctor.
• Blood pressure varies in response to minute
changes in your mental state, such as your
reaction to a doctor’s presence.
• Sit quietly for 4 to 5 minutes and then take
Measurement values are
another measurement. (See pages 15–18,
different with each
30–31.)
measurement.
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Possible cause
• Press the ring portion on the outside of the
Pressure cuff comes off.
pressure cuff into the main unit.
(See page 23.)
• The wireless display is improperly
Indications on the
wireless display do not
positioned.
change during operation. • Your hand or another object is in front of the
wireless display. (See page 18.)
No display appears even • Batteries are installed with the polarities
wrong. (See pages 11–13.)
when the On/Off and
Start button is pressed.
• Batteries are exhausted.
(See pages 11–13.)
The
mark
flashes when readings
are being taken.
mark flashes
The
when readings are being
taken.
mark flashes
The
even though I did not
move my arm or body.
Varying sounds and
pressurization speeds
occur during inflation of
the cuff.
The wireless display is
lost.
Instrument is broken.
• There was a significant fluctuation in pulse
when readings were being taken.
(See page 21.)
• Your arm or body moved.
(See page 20.)
• In some cases this will be displayed when
you have tensed the muscles in your hand.
Relax the muscles in your hand and take
the reading again.
(See pages 15–17, 20.)
• Changes in operating sounds and
pressurization speeds are normal and occur
due to the fact that measurements are
being made as the cuff is being inflated.
Take it to the store where it was purchased
for testing and repairs.
If the unit still appears to provide unusual or erroneous readings,
consult your physician. If the unit does not appear to be functioning
properly, contact Panasonic at 1-800-338-0552.
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Operating Instructions
Instrucciones de Uso
Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor
Monitor de presión arterial de brazo
Model No./Nº de Modelo For questions or assistance with your blood pressure
monitor, call us at 1-800-338-0552.
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America
One Panasonic Way 1H-1 Secaucus, NJ 07094
No.1 EN, SP © 2008 Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
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Before operating this device, please read these instructions completely and
save this manual for future use.
Antes de utilizar este dispositivo, lea completamente estas instrucciones y
conserve este manual para futura referencia.
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