3: Working with the HeartStart XL+
Turning the HeartStart XL+ On
To turn the HeartStart XL+ on, turn the Therapy knob to the desired mode of operation.
Turning the HeartStart XL+ Off
To turn the HeartStart XL+ off, turn the Therapy knob to the
while in a clinical mode, the HeartStart XL+ enters the Continued Use Period (see
page 39). The screen displays a 10-second countdown (see
NOTE: You should leave the device plugged in to keep the battery charged and allow automated diagnostic tests
to run periodically.
When no AC power is connected and the battery charge level drops to a critically low level, the
HeartStart XL+ can no longer guarantee correct operation. The defibrillator generates an Imminent
Shutdown alarm. You have approximately one minute to connect the device to AC power before it shuts
If power is returned within 30 seconds and the Therapy knob is not in the
HeartStart XL+ automatically turns back on, user settings are restored to their values prior to the
shutdown, the HeartStart XL+ continues to use the current Event Summary and the duration of the
shutdown is recorded in the Event Summary.
WARNING: Pacing is not automatically restarted after the HeartStart XL+ recovers from a power loss. You must
restart pacing manually.
If the HeartStart XL+ restarts after 30 seconds and the Therapy knob is not in the
settings are returned to their configured values, a new Event Summary starts and you are notified that the
previous Event Summary was closed.
Shut Down Countdown
Shutting Down in 8 seconds
position. If you turn the device off
26) before turning off.