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Philips HF3329/60 User Manual

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  • Page 1 goLITE BLU user guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents: Introduction ... 2 Intended Use ... 2 Warnings ... 2 Cautions ... 3 Contraindications ... 4 Symbols ... 5 Circadian Rhythms ... 6 Features ... 8 Using Your goLITE BLU ... 9 Suggested Usage ...14 Frequently Asked Questions ...17 Maintenance ...19 Cleaning...19 Service and Repair ...19...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction: Intended Use The goLITE BLU is intended to help people adjust their circadian rhythms to provide mood relief and to have more energy. Read All Warnings and Cautions Before Using Your goLITE BLU Observe these safety instructions to avoid potential hazards that could result in personal injuries or damage to your goLITE BLU.
  • Page 4: Cautions

    • Do not use this product where the light might distract other individuals and compromise their ability to perform essential tasks such as driving or operating heavy equipment. • Do not increase intensity by sitting closer to the light than recommended. Increased intensity will not improve response and may result in increased side effects.
  • Page 5: Contraindications

    • Use our provided AC/DC adapter (MW170KB0900B02) only. If not, this may result in increased emissions or decreased immunity of the goLITE BLU. • Do not place heavy objects on top of the power cord or the device. • When unplugging this device grasp the adapter directly to avoid damaging the cord. Never pull on the power cord to remove the adapter from the socket.
  • Page 6: Symbols

    Symbol Key The following symbols may appear on the device: ymbol eScription Consult accompanying instructions for use DC Power DC Jack Polarity Serial Number Model Number European Declaration of Conformity TUV Safety Standard Compliance for North America Compliant with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment/Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling directives.
  • Page 7: Circadian Rhythms

    Safe and Effective According to independent ocular safety testing, BLUEWAVE light is safe when following the recommended usage guidelines. BLUEWAVE technology in your goLITE BLU passes ICNRIP/ACGIH threshold value limits at only 15% (light energy exceeding 100% is considered potentially hazardous). The effectiveness of the type of light in BLUEWAVE has been researched and advocated by leading medical universities.
  • Page 8 Circadian Rhythm Imbalance When our circadian rhythm becomes imbalanced, the body produces the wrong hormones, chemicals, and neurotransmitters at the wrong time of the day. The results range from feelings of sadness to sleeplessness to lack of energy. Many people suffer from a loss of energy and mood that can last for a short period of time to more than a couple of weeks.
  • Page 9: Features

    goLITE BLU Features Advanced Diffusion Optics Long-Lasting LEDs Interactive Touch Screen Display On/Off Button (Back View) Stand Built-In Battery AC Inlet Reset Button Stand Storage Cavity...
  • Page 10: Using Your Golite Blu

    Using Your goLITE BLU Plugging In Your goLITE BLU Your goLITE BLU comes with a 9V AC/DC adapter with US-style prongs. Your adapter can operate on AC power ranging from 100–240 volts for usage worldwide. Use the enclosed adapter only. For safety and proper operation of your goLITE BLU, never use an unapproved adapter.
  • Page 11 Positioning Your goLITE BLU Use the goLITE BLU at a slight angle to your face (see figure 1). It is not necessary to look directly into the light. • For best results, place the goLITE BLU approximately 20–30 inches from your eyes. Allow the light to bathe your face from the side.
  • Page 12 User Interface Display Refer to the following two figures when using your goLITE BLU. Plus (+) Button Alarm Button Minus (-) Button Timer Button Figure 2 - Interactive Touch Screen Buttons Timer: Demonstration Alarm Minutes Alarm Chime Mode Battery Charge Light Remaining Alarm/Timer...
  • Page 13 Instructions for Use To begin using the goLITE BLU, remove the stand from the storage cavity on the back and place the beveled end into the hole also on the back of the device. The stand is held in place in both the storage cavity and the hole with magnets. Turning on the goLITE BLU Display Push the ON/OFF button on the side of the device to turn the goLITE BLU display on.
  • Page 14 Pausing a Session Press the ON/OFF button, or press the MINUS button until the intensity reaches 0% to pause a timed session. Minutes remaining will still show in the display. Press the ON/OFF button again to continue the session, or press any of the 4 touch screen buttons to end the session.
  • Page 15: Suggested Usage

    When to Use Your goLITE BLU Because an imbalance in circadian rhythm affects everybody differently, understanding how it affects you is critical to feeling better. Knowing what time to use the goLITE BLU can mean the difference between responding in just a few days instead of weeks, or perhaps not responding at all.
  • Page 16 Shift Work Use the following techniques to adjust your circadian rhythm to your work shift. Beginning a Night-shift Schedule Many people benefit from receiving a 30-minute burst of light before work and then 15 minutes of light every three hours during work. This not only increases alertness and performance, but shifts the body clock as well.
  • Page 17 For more detailed information about using your goLITE BLU to help adapt to shift work schedules, visit www.LightTherapy.com. Jet Lag Rapidly traveling across several time zones creates disharmony between your internal body clock and the new external time. This not only causes problems with sleeping, but influences mood and energy as well.
  • Page 18: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions Do I have to take off my glasses when I use the goLITE BLU? No. This specialized type of light is designed to work with or without glasses. However, you should not wear tinted glasses or sunglasses when using the goLITE. Are there any major side effects? The goLITE BLU is safe when used according to recommendations.
  • Page 19 Should I use the goLITE BLU every day? You should use the goLITE BLU daily, especially during the winter months. Many people find that they don’t need the light during the summer. Others use it year-round because they spend most of their time indoors and don’t typically get the right kind of light signals to regulate circadian rhythms properly.
  • Page 20: Maintenance

    Maintenance Cleaning The goLITE BLU should only be cleaned with a non-abrasive material such as a dry cleaning cloth. The device should never be immersed in any liquid. Service and Repair We don’t expect you to have any problems with your goLITE BLU, but occasionally issues may arise. •...
  • Page 21: Specifications

    Specifications Environmental Shelf Life: 2 years at 25° C (77° F) Operating Temperature: -5 to 35° C (23 to 95° F) Storage Temperature: -20 to 60° C (-4 to 140° F) Relative Humidity (operating & storage): 15 to 90% (non-condensing) Physical Dimensions: 5.5 x 5.5 x 1 inches (14 x 14 x 2.5 cm) Weight: <...
  • Page 22: Emc Information

    Information ’ uiDance anD anufacturer eclaration lectromaGnetic environment specified below. The user of the goLITE BLU should make sure it is used in such an environment. missions RF emissions Group 1 CISPR 11 RF emissions Class B CISPR 11 Harmonic emissions Class A IEC 61000-3-2 Voltage fluctuations/Flicker emissions...
  • Page 23 uiDance anD anufacturer environment specified below. The user of the goLITE BLU should make sure it is used in such an environment. mmuniTy Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) IEC 61000-4-2 Electrical Fast Transient/Burst IEC 61000-4-4 Surge IEC 61000-4-5 Voltage dips, short interruptions and voltage variations on power supply input lines IEC 61000-4-11...
  • Page 24 ’ uiDance anD anufacturer eclaration lectromaGnetic environment specified below. The user of the goLITE BLU should make sure it is used in such an environment. iEC 60601 T mmuniTy EvEl Conducted RF 3 Vrms IEC 61000-4-6 150 kHz to 80 MHz Radiated RF 3 V/m IEC 61000-4-3...
  • Page 25 ecommenDeD eparation BLU is intended for use in an electromagnetic environment in which radiated RF disturbances are controlled. The customer or the user of the goLITE BLU can help prevent electromagnetic interference by maintaining a minimum distance between portable and mobile RF communications equipment (transmitters) and the goLITE BLU as recommended below, according to the maximum output power of the communications equipment.
  • Page 26 www.LightTherapy.com 947 South 500 East, Suite 210 American Fork, Utah 84003 800.545.9667 – Toll Free 801.492.1210 – International goLITE and BLUEWAVE are trademarks of Apollo Health and its affiliates. 1054990 JR 8/05/2008...

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