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Acknowledging Alarms; Acknowledging Disconnect Inops; Alarm Reminder - Philips FM20/30 Instructions For Use Manual

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The severe INOPs for which this applies are:
Battery Empty
Cuff Overpress
Cuff NotDeflated
Power Loss Tone
When power is lost - no power is available from the AC power source or from the battery - a beeper
FM20/30 with
will sound. The tone can be silenced by pressing the On/Standby button.

Acknowledging Alarms

To acknowledge all active alarms and INOPs, select the
A check mark beside the alarm message indicates that the alarm has been acknowledged.
If the condition that triggered the alarm is still present after the alarm has been acknowledged, the
alarm message stays on the screen with a check mark symbol beside it.
If the alarm condition is no longer present, all alarm indicators stop and the alarm is reset.
Switching off the alarms for the measurement in alarm, or switching off the measurement itself,
also stops alarm indication.

Acknowledging Disconnect INOPs

Acknowledging an INOP that results from a disconnected transducer switches off the associated

Alarm Reminder

Alarm Reminder
conditions that remain active after you have acknowledged the alarm. This reminder may take the form
of a repetition of the alarm tone for a limited time, or an unlimited repetition of the alarm tone (this is
the same as a new alarm).
standard cyan INOPs.
In Configuration Mode, you can set the interval between silencing the alarm and sounding the
reminder tone to one, two, or three minutes.
Factory Default
is configured on for your monitor, you will get an audible reminder of alarm
is available only for yellow and red INOPs and not for
Alarm Reminder
INOP tone
severe (fetal monitor with battery
key. This switches off the audible alarm
5 Alarms


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