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Symptoms

Symptoms
The following tables list symptoms, statements and messages that you may encounter while using
the Efficia DFM100. The tables also provide possible causes and potential solutions. Symptoms are
categorized by functionality.
When troubleshooting issues related to connecting the patient to the Efficia DFM100, it is
recommended that one single person follow the connection path from the patient to the device to
assure a proper end-to-end connection.
Table 49
General Problems
Symptom
The Efficia DFM100 does
not turn on.
Short battery life (battery
appears to lose its charge
quickly).
When turning the device

on, it displays a


message. If you
turned the device to AED or
Manual Defibrillation

Mode,
is added to the message.
Audio is too low or absent.


message on display.



message on
display.


message on display.


message on display.


message on display.


message on display.
Possible Cause
There is no power.
Battery may be nearing its
end of life.
Therapy Mode is not
available because of a device
failure.



The
,
or
volume is configured to a


or
setting.
There is a problem with the
device's speaker.
A total power failure or
critical software failure has
occurred.
An error has occurred which
corrupted your configuration
file.
A critical device failure has
been detected at startup or
during RFU testing. Clinical
modes are disabled.
A device failure has been
detected at startup or during
RFU testing. The device is
unable to deliver therapy.
A non-critical device failure
has been detected at startup
or during RFU testing.
Potential Solution
Check the battery pack. Insert a fully charged battery.
Connect the device to AC power.
Replace the battery.
Begin CPR if needed. Run an Operational Check. If it
fails or the problem continues, take the device out of use
and call for service.

Use the
menu to adjust the volume of the
prompt.
Run an Operational Check to confirm the speaker is
operating.
Reset alarms, waveforms, volumes and other settings
previously defined for the current patient.
Reset your Configuration settings to your customized
settings.
Run an Operational Check. If it fails or the problem
occurs repeatedly, take the device out of use and call for
service.
Review error and alarm messages on screen. Call for
service.
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