TABLE OF CONTENTS Before using the Monitor Introduction ... 3 Safety Information ... 4 Operating the Device ... 4 Care and Maintenance ... 5 Operating Instructions Before Taking a Measurement ... 6 Know Your Unit ... 7 Unit Display ... 7 Display Symbols ...
An oscillometric monitor does not need a stethoscope so the monitor is simple to use. The BP742 comes with the following components: • Monitor • Standard Adult Arm Cuff • 4 “AA” Alkaline Batteries •...
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 Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, WARNING could result in death or serious injury.
SAFETY INFORMATION Do not use a cellular phone near the device. It may result in an operational failure. Use only Omron authorized parts and accessories. Parts and accessories not approved for use with the device may damage the unit. Use only 1.5 V “AA” alkaline batteries with this device. Do not use other types of batteries.
BEFORE TAKING A MEASUREMENT To ensure a reliable reading follow these recommendations: 1. Avoid eating, drinking alcohol, 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. 3.
Air tube Air plug UNIT DISPLAY Battery compartment AC adapter Jack ) buttons Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor 5 series Model BP742 5 Series Arm Blood Pressure Instruction Quick Start Manual Guide Heartbeat symbol / Hypertension Indicator Pulse display Deflation symbol...
IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT SYMBOL ( When the monitor detects an irregular rhythm two or more times during the measurement, the Irregular Heartbeat Symbol ( measurement values. An irregular heartbeat rhythm is defined as a rhythm that is more than 25% slower or 25% faster from the average rhythm detected while the monitor is measuring the systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
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 Heartbeat Symbol ) flashes on the display with your measurement values. American Heart Association Scientific Statement 2004...
BATTERY INSTALLATION CAUTION Use only 1.5V “AA” alkaline batteries with this device. 1. Press the 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, turn the monitor off and remove all the batteries. Replace with four new batteries at the same time. Long-life alkaline batteries are recommended. WARNING If battery fluid should get in your eyes, immediately rinse with plenty of clean water.
SETTING THE DATE AND TIME Set the monitor to the current date and time before taking a measurement for the first time. If the date and time has not been set, the measurement values are stored without any date or time information. 1.
NOTES: • Press the Down button ( date and time values by increments of one. SETTING THE DATE AND TIME • Press and hold the button to increase or decrease the date and time values faster. 3. SETTING THE MONTH Press the Up button ( Press the Date/Time Setting button ( month.
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. Apply the cuff to your left upper arm so the arrow is centered 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 “...
TAKING A MEASUREMENT 1. Press the START/STOP button to turn the monitor on.� All symbols appear on the display. 2. Select your USER ID (A or B). 3. Sit on a chair with your feet flat on the floor. � Place your arm on a table so the cuff is level �...
TAKING A MEASUREMENT NOTE: To stop the inflation or measurement, push the START/STOP button. The monitor will stop inflating, start deflating, and will turn off. 5. Inflation stops automatically and the measurement is started.� As the cuff deflates, decreasing numbers appear on the display and the Heartbeat Symbol ( ) flashes.
TAKING A MEASUREMENT NOTE: The monitor will automatically turn off after NOTE: The monitor will automatically turn off after five minutes. five minutes. SPECIAL CONDITIONS SPECIAL CONDITIONS CAUTION CAUTION Inflating to a higher pressure than necessary may result in bruising where Inflating to a higher pressure than necessary may result in bruising where the cuff is applied.
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 30 sets of measurement values (blood pressure and pulse rate) for each user (A and B).
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION NOTES: • The measurement value number is displayed briefly in the Pulse Display area when you press the Up/Down buttons ( • The date and time are alternately displayed with the measurement values. • If the date and time are not set, “-:--” is displayed with the measurement values.
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: Do not forcefully bend the arm cuff or air tube. Do not fold tightly. Clean the monitor with a soft dry cloth.
ERROR INDICATORS SYMBOL Monitor could not detect pulse wave. Cuff under-inflated. Cuff not applied correctly. Cuff over-inflated. Device error. Movement during measurement. Irregular or weak pulses are detected. Batteries are exhausted. CAUSE Take another measurement and remain still until the measurement is complete.
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. Blood pressure varies constantly.
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.
LIMITED WARRANTIES ® Your BP742 IntelliSense Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor, excluding the arm cuff, is warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship appearing within 2 years from the date of purchase, when used in accordance with the instructions provided with the monitor.
SPECIFICATIONS Model: Display: Measurement Range: Accuracy/Calibration: Inflation: Deflation: Rapid Air Release: Measurement Method: Power Source: Battery Life: Operating Temperature /Humidity: Storage Temperature /Humidity/Air Pressure: Main Unit Weight: Main Unit Dimensions: Cuff Size: Cuff Circumference: Memory: Contents: Optional Accessories: NOTE: These specifications are subject to change without notice.