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3 Alarms
Traditional Audible Alarms (HP/Agilent/Philips/Carenet)
Red alarms and red INOPs: A high pitched sound is repeated once a second.
Two-star yellow alarms and yellow INOPs: A lower pitched sound is repeated every two seconds.
One-star yellow alarms (short yellow alarms): The audible indicator is the same as for yellow
alarms, but of shorter duration.
Standard INOPs: an INOP tone is repeated every two seconds.
ISO/IEC Standard Audible Alarms
Red alarms and red INOPs: A high pitched tone is repeated five times, followed by a configurable
pause.
Two-star yellow alarms and yellow INOPs: A lower pitched tone is repeated three times, followed
by a configurable pause.
One-star yellow alarms (short yellow alarms): The audible indicator is the same as for yellow
alarms, but of shorter duration.
Standard INOPs: a lower pitched tone is repeated twice, followed by a pause.
Changing the Alarm Tone Volume
If you want to change the alarm volume setting, or see where the current setting is on a scale from zero
to 10, select the
To change the setting, select the required number on the scale. Any settings that are inactive ("grayed
out") have been disabled in the monitor's Configuration Mode.
When the alarm volume is set to zero (off), the alarm volume symbol reflects this. If you switch the
alarm volume off, you will not get any audible indication of alarm conditions.
Minimum Volume for No Central Monitoring INOP
If your monitor is connected to an Information Center, and the connection is interrupted, the INOP
message
No Central Monit.
ensure that this INOP, and any other active alarm, is not overlooked, the INOP and alarm tones may
be configured to have a minimum volume. In this case, INOP and alarm tones will sound even if the
monitor alarm volume is set to zero.
Minimum Volume for Severe Yellow or Red INOPs
Severe yellow or red INOPs require action to ensure the well-being of the patient. Therefore the
minimum volume for the INOP tone is set to at least alarm volume 8, irrespective of the current alarm
volume setting. The INOP tone will sound even if the monitor alarm volume is set to zero.
The severe INOPs for which this applies are:
Cuff Not Deflated
NBP Cuff Overpress
!! Insert Battery
Battery Empty
50
Alarm Volume
SmartKey. The volume scale pops up. The current setting is indented.
will appear within 30 seconds, accompanied by an INOP tone. To help
(configurable to yellow or red)
(configurable to yellow or red)
(yellow)
/
(configurable to light blue, yellow or red)
Replace Battery

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