Instruction manual | Acu-Rite 00891A Thermometer User Manual

Instruction Manual
Thermometer with Probe
model 00891A
CONTENTS
Unpacking Instructions............ 2
Package Contents................... 2
Product Registration................ 2
Features & Benefits.................. 3
Setup..................................... 4
Temperature Units................... 4
Placement Guidelines.............. 4
Troubleshooting...................... 5
Specifications.......................... 5
FCC Information..................... 6
Customer Support................... 6
Warranty............................... 7
Questions? Contact Customer Support at
(877) 221-1252 or visit www.AcuRite.com.
SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Congratulations on your new AcuRite product. To ensure the best
possible product performance, please read this manual in its entirety
and retain it for future reference.
Unpacking Instructions
Remove the protective film that is applied to the LCD screen prior to using this
product. Locate the tab and peel off to remove.
Package Contents
1. Display unit
2. Probe Temperature Sensor
3. Instruction Manual
IMPORTANT
PRODUCT MUST BE REGISTERED
TO RECEIVE WARRANTY SERVICE
PRODUCT REGISTRATION
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to receive 1 year
warranty protection
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Features & Benefits
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FRONT
1. Current Time/Indoor Temperature
11.TEMP/CLOCK Button
2. Current Temperature
12.CLEAR Button
Displays current time or current indoor
(display) temperature.
Toggle between current time or current
indoor (display) temperature (#1).
Displays current outdoor (probe)
temperature.
Press to clear high & low records.
13.MAX/MIN HUMIDITY Button
3. Current Indoor Humidity
4. MAX/MIN TEMP Button
Displays high & low records.
BACK
Displays high & low records.
5. HR Button
14.Battery Compartment
15.Integrated Hang Hole
Setup hours.
6. MIN Button
for easy placement.
Setup minutes.
16.°F/°C Switch
7. Probe Temperature Sensor
8. 24HR / 12HR Switch
Slide to select °F or °C temperature units.
17.Fold-out Tabletop Stand
Slide to change between 12-hour and
24-hour clock (#1).
9. Momentary Backlight Button
10.LOCK/TIME SET Switch
Slide to lock clock settings or set time.
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SETUP
Install or Replace Battery
AcuRite recommends high quality alkaline
batteries for the best product performance.
Heavy duty or rechargeable batteries are not
recommended.
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1 Slide the battery compartment cover open
and install 1 fresh “AAA” battery. Follow
the polarity (+/-) diagram in the battery
compartment.
2 Replace battery cover.
Select Temperature Units
To select between degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C) temperature units,
slide the “°F/ °C” switch located on the back of the display.
Set the Time
To set the time, slide the “LOCK/TIME SET” switch to “TIME SET”. The time will
now blink. Adust the hours by pressing the “HR” button. Adjust the minutes by
pressing the “MIN” button. When you have reached the desired time, slide the
“LOCK/TIME SET” switch to “LOCK” to save time setting.
PLEASE DISPOSE OF OLD OR DEFECTIVE BATTERIES IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE
WAY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
BATTERY SAFETY: Clean the battery contacts and also those of the device prior to battery installation. Remove batteries from equipment which is not to be
used for an extended period of time. Follow the polarity (+/-) diagram in the battery compartment. Promptly remove dead batteries from the device. Dispose of used
batteries properly. Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended are to be used. DO NOT incinerate used batteries. DO NOT dispose of batteries in fire,
as batteries may explode or leak. DO NOT mix old and new batteries or types of batteries (alkaline/standard). DO NOT use rechargeable batteries. DO NOT recharge
non-rechargeable batteries. DO NOT short-circuit the supply terminals.
OPERATION
Placement for Maximum Accuracy
AcuRite sensors are sensitive to surrounding environmental conditions. Proper
placement of both the display unit and temperature probe are critical to the
accuracy and performance of this product.
Display Unit & Probe Placement
Place the display unit in a dry area free of dirt and dust. Display unit stands
upright for tabletop use or is wall-mountable.
To observe outdoor temperatures, the wired temperature probe must be placed
outside. The probe sensor can be securely mounted to a surface utilizing the
adhesive pad or the integrated hang hole. Take care not to damage the sensor
during mounting.
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Important Placement Guidelines
• To ensure accurate temperature measurement, place units out of direct
sunlight and away from heat sources or vents.
• The wired temperature probe is not waterproof and is not intended for
permanent submersion in liquids. Submersion in liquid for more than 30
seconds may result in complete failure of the probe.
High & Low Records
High and low values are recorded for display (indoor) and probe (outdoor)
temperature and humidity. High and low records reflect the minimum and
maximum temperature and humidity record in the last 24 hours. High and low
records automatically reset at 12:00am.
To view the HIGH and LOW indoor (display) temperature records, press and
release the “TEMP MAX/MIN” button. The “MAX” and “MIN” icons appear
on the display next to the high and low records.
To view the HIGH and LOW outdoor (probe) temperature record, press and
release the “TEMP MAX/MIN” button twice. The “MAX” and “MIN” icons
appear on the display next to the high and low records.
To view the HIGH indoor (display) humidity record, press and release the
“HUMIDITY MAX/MIN” button. The “MAX” icon appears on the display next
to the high record.
To view the LOW indoor (display) humidity record, press and release the
“HUMIDITY MAX/MIN” button twice. The “MIN” icon appears on the display
next to the low record.
To reset the HIGH and LOW records, press the “CLEAR” button while viewing
the high and low records you wish to clear. Dashes will display to confirm the
values have been cleared.
Troubleshooting
Inaccurate
temperature
Display screen
not working
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ake sure both the display unit and sensor are
placed out of direct sunlight and away from any heat
sources or vents.
•C
heck that the batteries are installed correctly.
Batteries may need to be replaced.
Specifications
Temperature Range
Humidity Range
POWER
Display: 32°F to 122°F; 0°C to 50°C
Probe: -58°F to 158°F; -50°C to 70°C
Display: 16% – 98% RH (relative humidity)
1 x AAA alkaline battery
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FCC Information
This device complies with part 15 of FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1- This device may NOT cause harmful interference, and
2- This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation.
NOTE: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment.
Such modifications could void the user authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt
RSS standard(s).
Customer Support
AcuRite customer support is committed to providing you with best-inclass service. For assistance, please have the model number of this
product available and contact us in any of the following ways:
(877) 221-1252
info@chaney-inst.com
24/7 support at www.AcuRite.com
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► Replacement Parts
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IMPORTANT
PRODUCT MUST BE REGISTERED
TO RECEIVE WARRANTY SERVICE
PRODUCT REGISTRATION
Register online
to receive 1 year
warranty protection
www.AcuRite.com
►Register a Product
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Limited One Year Warranty
At AcuRite, we proudly uphold our commitment to quality technology. Chaney Instrument Co.
warrants that all products it manufactures to be of good material and workmanship, and to be
free of defects when properly installed and operated for a period of one year from the date of
purchase.
We recommend that you visit us at www.AcuRite.com for the fastest way to register your product.
However, product registration does not eliminate the need to retain your original proof of purchase
in order to obtain warranty benefits.
Chaney Instrument Co. warrants that all products it manufactures to be of good material and workmanship, and to be free of
defects when properly installed and operated for a period of one year from the date of purchase. Remedy for breach of this
warranty is limited to repair or replacement of the defective item(s). Any product which, under normal use and service, is proven
to breach the warranty contained herein within ONE YEAR from date of sale will, upon examination by Chaney, and at its sole
option, be repaired or replaced by Chaney. Transportation costs and charges for returned goods shall be paid for by the purchaser.
Chaney hereby disclaims all responsibility for such transportation costs and charges. This warranty will not be breached, and
Chaney will give no credit for products it manufactures which have received normal wear and tear, been damaged (including by
acts of nature), tampered, abused, improperly installed, damaged in shipping, or repaired or altered by others than authorized
representatives of Chaney.
The above-described warranty is expressly in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied, and all other warranties are hereby
expressly disclaimed, including without limitation the implied warranty of merchantability and the implied warranty of fitness for a
particular purpose. Chaney expressly disclaims all liability for special, consequential or incidental damages, whether arising in tort
or by contract from any breach of this warranty. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. Chaney further disclaims all liability from personal injury
relating to its products to the extent permitted by law. By acceptance of any of Chaney’s products, the purchaser assumes all
liability for the consequences arising from their use or misuse. No person, firm or corporation is authorized to assume for Chaney
any other liability in connection with the sale of its products. Furthermore, no person, firm or corporation is authorized to modify or
waive the terms of this paragraph, and the preceding paragraph, unless done in writing and signed by a duly authorized agent of
Chaney. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
For in-warranty claims:Chaney Instrument Co.
965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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