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Battery Safety - HP Wireless Barcode Scanner User Manual

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Battery Safety

To install, charge, and/or perform any other action on the battery, follow the instructions in this
is used in devices other than the designated product, it may damage the battery or reduce its life
expectancy. If the device causes an abnormal current to flow, it may cause the battery to become hot,
explode, or ignite and cause serious injury.
Lithium-ion battery packs may get hot, explode or ignite and cause serious injury if exposed to
abusive conditions. Be sure to follow the safety warnings listed in this guide.
Do not connect the positive terminal and negative terminal of the battery pack to each other with any
metal object (such as wire).
Do not carry or store the battery pack together with metal objects.
Do not pierce the battery pack with nails, strike it with a hammer, step on it or otherwise subject it to
strong impacts or shocks.
Do not solder directly onto the battery pack.
Do not expose the battery pack to liquids, or allow the battery to get wet.
Do not apply voltages to the battery pack contacts.
Rinse well with water and immediately seek medical care. If left untreated, the battery fluid could
cause damage to the eye.
Use only the authorized power supplies, battery pack, chargers, and docks supplied by your HP
reseller. The use of any other power supplies can damage the device and void your warranty.
Do not disassemble or modify the battery. The battery contains safety and protection devices, which,
if damaged, may cause the battery to generate heat, explode, or ignite.
Do not place the battery in direct sunlight, or use or store the battery inside cars in hot weather. Doing
so may cause the battery to generate heat, explode, or ignite. Using the battery in this manner may
also result in a loss of performance and a shortened life expectancy.
Immediately discontinue use of the battery if, while using, charging, or storing the battery, the battery
emits an unusual smell, feels hot, changes color or shape, or appears abnormal in any other way.
Do not replace the battery pack when the device is turned on.
Do not remove or damage the battery pack's label.
Do not use the battery pack if it is damaged in any part.
Battery pack usage by children should be supervised.
As with other battery types, Lithium-Ion (LI) batteries will lose capacity over time. Capacity
deterioration is noticeable after one year of service whether the battery is in use or not. It is difficult to
precisely predict the finite life of a LI battery, but cell manufacturers rate them at 500 charge cycles. In
Chapter 4 Setting Up and Using the Scanner
Do not discharge the battery using any device except for the scanner. When the battery
Do not place the battery pack in fire or heat.
In the event the battery pack leaks and the fluid gets into your eye, do not rub the eye.
Always charge the battery at 32° – 104° F (0° – 40° C) temperature range.
Do not place the battery in or near fire, on stoves or other high temperature locations.
Do not place the battery in microwave ovens, high-pressure containers, or on induction

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