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Battery Safety Information - Philips M8102A Instructions For Use Manual

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21 Using Batteries
Charging a Battery
A battery can be charged in a monitor during monitoring. You can also use the M8043A Smart Battery
Charger to charge batteries.
Insert the battery into a monitor connected to the external power supply (M8023A).
1
Charge the battery until it is full, the battery LED goes out, and the battery power gauge is filled.
2
In certain situations, internal temperature conditions may mean that the battery will not charge. This is
sometimes necessary to protect the battery from damage, and does not indicate a malfunction. In this
case you must use the M8043A Smart Battery Charger to charge the battery.
Conditioning a Battery
You must condition a battery when its "battery requires maintenance" symbol shows on the Screen. Do
not interrupt the charge or discharge cycle during conditioning.
Do not use a monitor being used to monitor patients to condition batteries. The monitor switches off
CAUTION
automatically when there is no battery power left.
You can also use the M8043A Smart Battery Charger for external battery conditioning (requires
adapter, order number 4512 610 17451). For details please see the Instructions for Use for the Smart
Battery Charger. Do not use any other battery chargers or conditioners.
To condition a battery using a monitor,
1
Insert the battery into a monitor connected to the external power supply.
Charge the battery until it is completely full. Open the Battery Status window and check
2
that the Batt Fully Charged message is displayed.
Disconnect the monitor from mains power, and let the monitor run until there is no battery power
3
left and the monitor switches itself off.
Reconnect the monitor to mains power and charge the battery until it is full for use or charge to
4
50% for storage.
Storing a Battery
A battery should not remain inside the monitor if it is not used for a longer period of time. Batteries
should be charged to a maximum of 50% for storage.
The battery will discharge over time if it is stored inside the monitor when not connected to AC power
N O T E
via the external power supply (M8023A). The reported values for "remaining capacity" and "runtime"
will become less accurate when the battery is stored in this way for a longer period of time (that is,
several weeks).

Battery Safety Information

Use only Philips batteries part number M4607A. Use of a different battery may present a risk of fire or
WARNING
explosion.
Do not open batteries, or dispose of them in fire, or cause them to short circuit. They may ignite,
explode, leak or heat up, causing personal injury.
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Battery Safety Information

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