PILLBOX TIMER WITH PULSEMETER

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PILLBOX TIMER WITH
PULSEMETER
MODEL: PMP238
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
INTRODUCTION
Congratulations on your purchase of Oregon Scientific's
easy-to-use Pillbox timer with Pulsemeter (PMP238).
This product combines several unique features to assist
individuals when taking medication. Features include a
medication timer with alarm, a touch-sensitive pulsemeter,
a digital clock and electro-luminescent (EL) back light.
The PMP238’s trouble-free qualities are enhanced through
the product’s small size, it’s lightweight, and pillbox
design.
FEATURES
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Pillbox storage
User select 12 or 24-hour clock
Pulse monitor
Countdown timer
Timer alarm
12 /24 hr. real-time clock
7. EL back light
8. Low-battery indicator
DESCRIPTION AND FUNCTION OF
PARTS [FIG. A]
A. LCD
- Multi-function display
B. [
ADV] Button
- Activates EL back light
- Increases values when setting the clock or timer
C. [PULSE] Button
- Sets the unit in pulse-display mode
- Returns unit to a previous mode from Pulse mode
D. [MODE] Button
- Alternates between clock and timer displays
- Initiates settings changes
E. Pulse Sensor
- Detects and displays a person’s pulse rate
F. [ST/ SP] Button
- To start or stop the timer
G. Battery Compartment
- One (1) CR2032 3V lithium cell
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GETTING STARTED
Battery is included. Please pull the protective insulation
tape out with a firm pull to start your pmp238.
BATTERY INSTALLATION
1. Using a coin, carefully twist open the back panel.
2. Insert one (1) CR2032 3V lithium cell or equivalent
3. Replace the battery compartment door.
Once batteries are inserted into the unit, the user will hear
a beeping sound and all segments of the LCD will briefly
illuminate. The display will be set to factory values which
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is 12:00:00AM for time and 0:00:00 for the timer. The
current time will require manual setting.
A low-battery icon [
changing.
] indicates that the batteries require
Note: If not disposed properly, batteries can be
harmful. Protect the environment by taking
exhausted batteries to authorized disposal stations.
MEDICATION STORAGE
This device has a pillbox. Use the compartment for storing
medication.
WEARING THE PILLBOX
Using the attached cord, the device can be secured to
clothing.
GENERAL OPERATION
ABOUT DISPLAY MODES
This unit has a display for the time, a display for a timer
and a pulsemeter display.
To alternate between the clock and timer display:
Press MODE.
To access the pulse display:
Press PULSE.
To exit the pulse display:
Press PULSE.
THE CLOCK
In clock display the unit will show the time. The time can
be displayed in a 12-hour or 24-hour format as hours,
minutes and seconds.
12-hour Display
24-hour Display
To set the current time:
1. Enter clock display.
Note: If the countdown timer is displayed, press
[MODE] to enter the clock mode. From pulse mode,
press [PULSE] to exit pulse mode followed by [MODE]
to toggle between clock and timer display.
2. In clock mode, press and hold [MODE] for two
seconds. The 12-hour value will flash.
Timer Display
Pulse Display
Clock Display
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3. Press [
ADV] to make a selection between 12-hour
and 24-hour format.
4. Press [MODE] the hour digits will flash.
ADV] to advance the numbers until the
5. Press [
appropriate hour digit is displayed.
Note: Holding down the button will increase the value
rapidly.
THE TIMER
The timer can count down from a pre-set time. The unit will
count down from a maximum time of 29-hours, 59-minutes
to zero. In count-down timer mode, once the unit reaches
zero it will stop and an alarm will sound.
To indicate that the unit is in timer mode a [
will be displayed .
] timer icon
6. Press [MODE], the minute digits will flash.
ADV] to advance the numbers until
7. Again, press [
the appropriate minute digit is displayed.
To set the timer:
8. Press [MODE], the “seconds” will flash.
9. To adjust the “seconds” to zero, press [
ADV].
10. Press [MODE] to exit the setting mode.
The clock is now set.
Note: If no buttons are pressed for 60-seconds during
the clock-setting function, the unit will automatically
exit the clock-setting mode.
1. Enter timer display.
Note: If the clock is displayed, press [MODE] to enter
the timer mode. From pulse mode, press [PULSE] to
exit followed by [MODE] to toggle between clock and
timer displays.
2. To set the timer, press and hold [MODE] for 2 seconds.
The hour digits will flash.
3. Press [
ADV] to advance the hour digits to the
desired time.
4. Press [MODE] and the minute digits will flash.
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5. Press [
ADV] to advance the minute digits to the
desired time.
The timer is now set.
Note: If no buttons are pressed for 60-seconds during
the timer-setting function, the unit will automatically
exit the timer-setting mode.
To start the timer:
-
Press [ST / SP]. The timer will start.
Note:
- When the timer reaches 0:00:00 a beeping alarm will
activate to indicate that the timer has completed its
cycle. The alarm will last for one (1) minute. After one
minute, the alarm will continue to make one short
beeping sound once every two-minutes. To stop the
alarm, press any button and the timer will automatically
reset to the original timer setting.
- When the timer is active, the timer icon will appear and
be flashing on the pulse-mode display and the clock
display.
To stop the timer:
-
Press [ST / SP]. The timer will pause until [ST / SP] is
pressed again.
To clear the timer:
1. Press and hold [MODE] for 2-seconds. The digits will
return to zero and the hour digits will flash.
2. Without entering a number for the hours, press [MODE]
again. The Minute digits will flash.
3. Press [MODE] a final time to exit the timer-setting
mode.
The timer is now cleared.
To reset the timer to its originally set time:
- Press and hold [ST / SP] for 2-seconds. The display
will return to its originally set time.
THE PULSEMETER
A person’s pulse rate indicates the number of times that
the heart beats within a given amount of time. This unit
calculate how many times a heart will beat in one minute.
Monitoring pulse rate can be useful for determining
appropriate medication.
How to use the pulsemeter:
1. In either clock or timer display, press [PULSE], the
display will show a heart .
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2. Position your right index finger so that the padded
portion over the pulse sensor .
THE ELECTRO-LUMINESCENT BACKLIGHT
The electro-luminescent (EL) back light illuminates the
LCD for easy nighttime viewing.
For nighttime viewing:
ADV]. The LCD will illuminate for approximately
Press [
5-seconds.
Sensor
3. Maintain a steady position, holding too forcefully or
too lightly may result in an incorrect reading.
4. After several seconds a pulse rate will display.
Note: During the 5-second interval when the EL
backlight is active, press any button and the back
light will remain on. The light will remain for 5seconds from the last press.
MAINTENANCE
Note: When your finger is positioned properly, the
heart icon on the display will flash. This indicates that
the unit is reading a pulse. The unit will display the
number of beats per minute of your heart.
If, for some reason, the unit cannot read a pulse within
a 60-second period of time unit will automatically
return to the previous display mode.
1. Do not immerse the unit in water. If the unit comes in
contact with water, dry it immediately with a soft lintfree cloth.
Press [PULSE] and try taking your pulse again.
3. Do not subject the unit to excessive: force, shock,
dust, temperature, or humidity. Such treatment may
result in malfunction, a shorter electronic life span,
damaged batteries, or distorted parts.
5. To exit pulse-mode display, press [PULSE] followed
by [MODE] to toggle between clock and count-up /
down timer modes.
2. Do not clean the unit with abrasive or corrosive
materials. Abrasive cleaning agents may scratch the
plastic parts and corrode the electronic circuit.
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4. Do not tamper with the unit’s internal components.
Doing so will terminate the unit’s warranty and may
cause damage. The unit contains no user-serviceable
parts.
5. Only use new batteries as specified in this instruction
manual.
6. Read this instruction manual thoroughly before
operating the unit.
SPECIFICATIONS
Operating modes : Clock mode, timer mode
and pulse mode
Real -time clock
: 12 hour / 24 hour with hour,
minute and second display
Timer
: Maximum, 29 hours, 59 minutes
Pulse range
: 40 to 237 bpm
Power source
: 1 x CR2032 3V lithium cell
Dimensions
: 16 (D) x 56 (W) x 88 (L) mm
Weight
: 37.5 g (approximate)
CAUTION
— The content of this manual is subject to change
without further notice.
— Due to printing limitation, the displays shown in
this manual may differ from the actual display.
— The manufacturer and its suppliers held no
responsibility to you or any other person for any
damage expenses, lost profits, or any other claim
arise by using this product.
— The contents of this manual may not be repro
duced without the permission of the manufacturer.
WARRANTY
This product is warranted to be free of defects in manufacturing
for 90 days after purchase. For technical support please call
800-853-8883 (Monday - Friday,8am-5pm PST).
Defective product returns should be directed to the place of
retail purchase. If this is not posibble all direct returns must
include a Return Authorization Number from Oregon Scientific,
together with proof of purchase date, your name and address,
shipped prepaid to Oregon Scientific Inc.,
19861 SW 95th Place, Tualatin, Oregon 97062, USA.
This warranty does not cover a product subjected to abuse,
misuse or accidental damage.
P/N.: 086-002053-05
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