INSTRUCTION MANUAL Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor with ComFit™ Cuff HEM-780 Model...
Before Using the Monitor Introduction ........4 Safety Information .
Taking a Measurement ......26 Using the Guest Mode ......26 Selecting the USER ID .
DATE PURCHASED: __________________ SERIAL NUMBER: ____________________ Staple your purchase receipt here Your new digital blood pressure monitor uses the oscillometric method of blood pressure measurement. This means the monitor detects your blood’s movement through your brachial artery and converts the movements into a digital reading. The monitor stores measurement results for two people and features Morning and Evening Averages.
SAFETY INFORMATION To assure the correct use of the product basic safety measures should always be followed including the warnings and cautions listed in this instruction manual. SAFETY SYMBOLS USED IN THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL WARNING CAUTION OPERATING THE DEVICE Contact your physician for specific information about your blood pressure.
SAFETY INFORMATION Read the Special Conditions section (page 35) of the instruction manual if your systolic pressure is known to be more than 220 mmHg. Inflating to a higher pressure than necessary may result in bruising where the cuff is applied. Operate the device only as intended.
Do not submerge the device or any of the components in water. Store the device and the components in a clean, safe location. Changes or modification not approved by Omron Healthcare will void the user warranty.
BEFORE TAKING A MEASUREMENT To ensure a reliable reading follow these recommendations: 1. Avoid eating, smoking, exercising, and bathing for 30 minutes before taking a measurement. Rest for at least 15 minutes before taking the measurement. 2. Stress raises blood pressure. Avoid taking measurements during stressful times.
Main Unit: Memory ( ) Button Morning/Evening Average ) Buttons SET Button Components: Air Tube Air Plug (Connects to Air Jack) Arm Cuff KNOW YOUR UNIT Display USER ID Selection Switch Start/Stop Button Air Jack Four “AA” Batteries Housing Cord AC Adapter Battery Compartment AC Adapter Jack...
UNIT DISPLAY Systolic Blood Pressure USER ID Symbol (A or B) Diastolic Blood Pressure Morning Hypertension Symbol Heartbeat Symbol Morning Average Symbol Movement Symbol Evening Average Symbol Irregular Heartbeat Symbol Deflation Symbol Average Value Symbol Date/Time Display Memory Symbol Low Battery Indicator Pulse Display Week Display TruRead™...
IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT SYMBOL ( When the monitor detects an irregular rhythm two or more times during the measurement, the Irregular Heartbeat Symbol ( appear on the display with the measurement values. An irregular heartbeat rhythm is defined as a rhythm that varies by less than 25% from the average rhythm or 25% more than the average rhythm detected while the monitor is measuring the systolic...
Self-diagnosis and treatment using measured results may be dangerous. Follow the instructions of your physician or licensed healthcare provider. Omron Healthcare recommends you contact your physician if the MORNING HYPERTENSION SYMBOL and/or the HEARTBEAT SYMBOL appear on the display with your measurement values.
HEARTBEAT SYMBOL ( TAKING A MEASUREMENT The Heartbeat Symbol flashes on the display during the measurement. The Heartbeat Symbol flashes at every heartbeat. When the measurement is complete, the Heartbeat Symbol flashes on the display with your blood pressure and pulse rate if the reading is above 135 for the Systolic Blood Pressure value and/or 85 for the Diastolic Blood Pressure value.
BATTERY INSTALLATION 1. Press the M indicator on the battery cover and slide the cover off in the direction of the arrow. 2. Install 4 “AA” size batteries so the + (positive) and - (negative) polarities match the polarities of the battery compartment as indicated.
BATTERY INSTALLATION BATTERY REPLACEMENT When the Low Battery Indicator appears on the display screen turn the monitor off and remove all the batteries. Replace with four new batteries at the same time. Longlife alkaline batteries are recommended. CAUTION If battery fluid should get in your eyes, immediately rinse with plenty of clean water.
USING THE AC ADAPTER Use only the authorized Omron AC Adapter, Model Number HEM- ADPT1,with this monitor. We recommend you install the batteries even if the AC Adapter is used. If no batteries are installed, you may need to reset the date and time if the AC Adapter is disconnected.
USING THE AC ADAPTER TO CONNECT THE AC ADAPTER Insert the AC Adapter Plug into the AC Adapter Jack on the back side of the monitor as illustrated. Plug the AC Adapter into a 120V AC outlet (60 cycles). TO DISCONNECT THE AC ADAPTER Hold the Housing to remove the AC Adapter from the electrical outlet.
The Blood Pressure Monitor automatically stores up to 84 individual measurements values with the dates and times. The monitor also calculates weekly averages for measurements in the morning and in the evening.
SETTING THE DATE AND TIME 2. SETTING THE YEAR The year can be set between 2006 and 2030. When the display reaches 2030, it will return to 2006. Press the Memory button ( ) to advance by increments of one year. Press the SET button to set the current year.
SETTING THE DATE AND TIME 4. SETTING THE DAY Press the Memory button ( ) to advance by increments of one day. Press the SET button to set the current day. The hour flashes on the display. 5. SETTING THE HOUR The time is set using AM or PM.
SETTING THE DATE AND TIME RESETTING THE DATE AND TIME To adjust the date or time after it has been setup when you first use the unit: Start with the monitor in the off position. 1. Press and hold the SET button. The TruRead symbol will appear on the display for the USER ID selected.
APPLYING THE ARM CUFF CAUTION Read all of the information in the instruction manual and any other literature in the box before operating the unit. CAUTION This device is intended for use in measuring blood pressure and pulse rate in the adult population. Do not use this device on infants or persons who cannot express their intentions.
APPLYING THE ARM CUFF 3. Sit in a chair with your feet flat on the floor. Place your left arm on a table so the cuff is level with your heart. 4. Hold the grip on the cuff securely with your right hand, placing your thumb on the thumb grip.
APPLYING THE ARM CUFF 6. Apply the cuff to your left upper arm so the blue strip is on the inside of your arm and aligned with your middle finger. The air tube runs down the inside of your arm. The bottom of the cuff should be approximately 1/2"...
APPLYING THE ARM CUFF APPLYING THE CUFF ON THE RIGHT ARM When taking a measurement using the right arm use this instruction for Step 6 on page 24. Apply the cuff to your right upper arm so the thumb grip is centered on the inside of your inner arm.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT The monitor is designed to take measurements and store the measurement values in the memory for two people using USER ID A and USER ID B. The monitor can also be used to take a single measurement for other persons using the GUEST Mode.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT 3. Inflation stops and the measurement is started. When the measurement is completed, your blood pressure and pulse rate appear on the display. SELECTING THE USER ID Select your USER ID. Always use the same USER ID when taking a measurement.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT SELECTING THE TruRead 1. Select your USER ID (A or B). 2. Press and hold the SET button. ™ The TruRead symbol the display. 3. Press the Memory button ( ) to select on. NOTE: Press the Memory button to alternate between on and oFF.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT 4. Press the SET button to confirm the change. The number of seconds between each measurement is displayed. NOTE: The default value between each measurement is 60 seconds. 5. Press the MEMORY button ( ) to change the interval of time between each measurement.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT 7. If the date and time are correct, press the START/STOP button to turn the monitor off. To change the date and time refer to page 18, SETTING THE DATE AND TIME. CAUTION Do not use a cellular phone near the device. It may result in an operational failure.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT 2. Press the START/STOP button. All symbols appear on the display. The USER ID Symbol you selected flashes on the display. The cuff starts to inflate automatically. As the cuff inflates, the monitor automatically determines your ideal inflation level. This monitor detects the pulse during inflation.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT 4. When the measurement is complete, the arm cuff completely deflates. Your blood pressure and pulse rate are displayed. 5. Press the START/STOP button to turn the monitor off. NOTE: The monitor will automatically turn off after five minutes.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT USING THE TruRead 1. Select your USER ID (A or B). 2. Press the START/STOP button. All symbols appear on the display. The USER ID Symbol you selected flashes on the display. The cuff starts to inflate automatically. NOTE: To stop the inflation or measurement, press the START/STOP button.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT The second measurement is complete, waiting to start the next measurement. The consecutive measurements are complete. The average for three measurements appears on the display. 5. Press the SET button to display the blood pressure and pulse rate for the first measurement.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT SPECIAL CONDITIONS CAUTION Inflating to a higher pressure than necessary may result in bruising where the cuff is applied. If your systolic pressure is known to be more than 220 mmHg, press and hold the START/STOP button until the monitor inflates 30 to 40 mmHg higher than your expected systolic pressure.
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION The monitor is designed to store the blood pressure and the pulse rate in the memory for two people (USER A and USER B) every time a measurement is completed. The monitor automatically stores up to 84 sets of measurement values (blood pressure and pulse rate) for each user (A and B).
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION TO DISPLAY THE MEASUREMENT VALUES 1. Select your USER ID (A or B). 2. Press the Memory button ( ). The Average Symbol ( ) appears on the display when the average reading is shown.
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION 3. Press the Memory button ( ) to display the most recent set of measurement values on the screen. The values are displayed from the most recent to the oldest. NOTE: The date and time are alternately displayed with the measurement values.
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION MORNING AND EVENING AVERAGES The monitor calculates and displays a weekly average for measurements taken in the morning ( ) and evening ( ). The monitor stores 8 weeks of Morning Averages and 8 weeks of Evening Averages for each user (A and B).
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION TO DISPLAY MORNING AND EVENING AVERAGES 1. Select your USER ID (A or B). 2. Press the Morning Average button ) or the Evening Average button ( The average for the current week “THIS WEEK” appears on the display.
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION DISPLAY COMBINATIONS In addition to the Morning Average and Evening Average Symbols, the monitor may also display the Morning Hypertension Symbol if the morning average for that week is above the AHA guidelines. (See page 12 for details.) Depending on your measurement results, these may be displayed in the following combinations.
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION The Morning Hypertension Symbol ( average for morning measurements is above 135/85. In this case the Morning Hypertension Symbol ( when the Evening Average is displayed, regardless of the values for the Evening Average. TO DELETE ALL VALUES STORED IN THE MEMORY The values stored in the memory are deleted by USER ID.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE To keep your digital blood pressure monitor in the best condition and protect the unit from damage, follow the directions listed below: Keep the monitor in the storage case when not in use. Make sure the AC adapter is placed under the main unit so that it does not damage the display.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE Use the unit consistent with the instruction provided in this manual. Use only authorized parts and accessories. CAUTION Changes or modification not approved by Omron Healthcare will void the user warranty.
ERROR INDICATORS AND TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS ERROR INDICATORS SYMBOL Cuff under-inflated. Cuff not applied correctly. Cuff over-inflated Monitor could not detect pulse wave. Air plug is not connected. Batteries are worn CAUSE Single Mode Remove the arm cuff. Read, “Taking a Measurement”. Take another measurement.
ERROR INDICATORS AND TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS PROBLEM No power. No display appears on the unit. Measurement values appear too high or too low. CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS Replace all four batteries with new ones. Check the battery installation for proper placement of the battery polarities.
FCC STATEMENT Note: POTENTIAL FOR RADIO/TELEVISION INTERFERENCE (for U.S.A. only) This product 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.
Repair or replacement is our only responsibility and your only remedy under the above warranties. To obtain warranty service contact Omron Healthcare for the address of the repair location. Shipping instructions and repair information is available by calling 1-800-634-4350 or visit our website at www.omronhealthcare.com.
Model: Display: Measurement Range: Accuracy/Calibration: Inflation: Deflation: Rapid Air Release: Pressure Detection: Measurement Method: Oscillometric method Pulse Wave Detection: Power Source: Battery Life: Operating Temperature 50ºF to 104ºF (10ºC to 40ºC) /30 to 85% RH /Humidity: Storage Temperature /Humidity/Air Pressure: /700 - 1060 hPa Main Unit Weight: Main Unit Dimensions: Approx.
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