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NBP Module Calibration

NBP Module Calibration
This section describes how to calibrate the HeartStart XL+ NBP module.
Perform calibration when prompted by the NBP Calibration Overdue message. If a calibration is
overdue, then the HeartStart XL+ Operational Check fails with the code Fail/D.
To calibrate the HeartStart XL+ NBP module you need:
A manometer and cuff assembly or 500 mL expansion chamber. These instructions refer to the cuff
assembly, but can be used with the expansion chamber as well.
A cylinder to wrap the cuff around. Do not use your arm for NBP calibration.
Everything you may need for the NBP Module calibration is provided in the NBP Calibration Kit.
NBP Calibration Setup
To prepare for NBP calibration:
Access the Service Mode Main menu as described in
From the Service Mode Main menu, select NBP
The NBP Service screen is displayed (see
normal NBP pump operation.
Connect the test cuff assembly to the NBP port and wrap the cuff around the container (see
Do not overtighten the cuff. It should have space for about 500 mL of air. Leave room for two
fingers between the cuff and container before connecting the hook-and-loop fastener.
Figure 15
NBP Service Screen
"Accessing Service Mode"
15). You may hear a soft, high-pitch tone, this is
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