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
The alarm volume symbol at the top right of the monitor screen gives you an indication of the current
volume. To change the volume:
Select the volume symbol.
The volume scale pops up.
Select the required volume from the volume scale.
When the alarm volume is set to zero (
If you switch the alarm volume off, you will not get any audible indication of alarm conditions.
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 alarm volume symbol shows this symbol: