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Checking Battery Charge; Replacing A Battery - Philips M8102A Instructions For Use Manual

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21 Using Batteries
TimeToEmpty tells you approximately how long you can continue to use the monitor with this
battery. Note that this time fluctuates depending on the system load (the display brightness and how
many measurements you carry out), the age of the battery, and the remaining capacity of the battery.
TimeToFull is shown in place of TimeToEmpty if the monitor is connected to mains power via
the M8023A external power supply, and tells you how much time is left until the battery is charged to
90%. You can use the M8043A Smart Battery Charger to charge the batteries externally.
Battery status/malfunction symbols: If a problem is detected with the battery, an INOP may be
issued, and the following symbols are displayed in the Battery Status window, where they may
be accompanied by a battery status message providing more details. Messages appear in the line where
TimeToFull/TimetoEmpty is shown. Symbols indicating critical situations are colored red.
Battery status symbols
Printing Battery Reports
To print the information in the Battery Status window on a connected printer,
1
Select the battery status information on the Screen to open the Battery Status window
Select the Print Status pop-up key.
2

Checking Battery Charge

To check the charge status of a battery in a monitor, see the battery power gauge on the Screen or
select Main Setup -> Battery to enter the Battery Status window.
To check the charge status of a battery that is not connected to a monitor or battery charger, press
the black dot marked "PUSH" on the labeled side of the battery. The remaining charge is indicated
by four LEDs on the electronic fuel gauge directly above the dot. Each LED represents 25% of
charge. If all LEDs are lit, the battery is fully charged, if only one LED is lit, 25% or less charge is
left.

Replacing a Battery

To replace the battery,
Press the battery eject button. This releases the battery.
1
220
battery is empty
battery not charging as the temperature is
above or below the specified range
battery requires maintenance
charging stopped to protect the battery
Checking Battery Charge
Battery malfunction symbols
(red) incompatible battery
(red) battery malfunction
(red) battery has no power left
(red) battery temperature too
high

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