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General Guide; Power Requirements - Casio BP-1M Getting Aquainted Manual

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Exercise
Proper exercise plays an important role in controlling blood pressure.
The accent here is on the word "proper," because the wrong type of
exercise can actually do more harm than good. Aerobic exercise, such
as walking at a comfortable pace, is the best for controlling blood
pressure.
Healthy Walking Tips
Keep your gaze on the ground
relatively far in front of you.
Keep your chin in.
Walk briskly in
a straight line.
Lower your foot to
the ground heel first.
Take long strides.
Other things to remember when exercising!
• Keep it brisk, but don't overdo it!
• Don't forget to warm up and cool down.
• Be sure to drink water to replenish lost fluids.
• Try to stick to indoor exercises on very hot or very cold days.
Important!
• Always consult with your physician before undertaking any physical
exercise program.

GENERAL GUIDE

1 Infrared Port
Cuff
1Infrared Port
This port is used when transferring data from the Base Unit to the
Watch.
• See the User's Guide that comes with the Watch for information about
setting basic data.
2PRESET PRESSURE Switch
Use this switch to set the maximum estimated systolic pressure value.
3ON/OFF Button
Press this button to toggle power on and off.
4START Button
Press this button to start measurement.
Pressing this button while measurement is in progress stops the
measurement.
5Display
The display shows blood pressure and pulse rate values.
Keep your head upright and
pointed straight ahead.
Keep your chest out
and your back straight.
Let your arms swing
forward and back.
2 PRESET PRESSURE Switch
3 ON/OFF Button
4 START Button
5 Display
Display Contents
2 Data communication indicator
1 Pulse indicator
6 Measured value
1Pulse indicator
Flashes when a pulse is detected.
Stops flashing and remains on the display as long as the pulse rate is
displayed after measurement is complete.
2Data communication indicator
Indicates that data is being sent to the Watch.
3Inflation indicator
Flashes when the cuff is being inflated.
4Deflation indicator
Flashes when the cuff is being deflated.
5Low battery indicator
Indicates that batteries are low.
Replace batteries as soon as possible after this indicator appears.
• This indicator also appears if batteries are loaded with the (+) and (–)
ends facing in the wrong directions.
6Measured value
Shows systolic and diastolic blood pressure values, and pulse rate (BPM).
Sample Displays
Diastolic Blood Pressure
Systolic Blood Pressure
BATTERIES

Power Requirements

• The Base Unit is powered by four AA-size (R6P) batteries.
• Use of batteries recommended by CASIO or their equivalents is
recommended.
Important!
• Replace batteries as soon as possible after the low battery indicator
(
) appears on the display.
• Make sure that the (+) and (–) ends of the batteries are oriented
correctly when you load them.
• Never mix new batteries with old ones.
• Never mix batteries of different types.
• Be sure to remove the batteries from the Base Unit if you do not plan
to use it for a long time.
• The original batteries that come with the Base Unit are not
rechargeable. Never try to charge them.
• The original batteries that come with the Base Unit are loaded at the
factory before shipment. Because of time spend in transit and storage,
the original batteries may not provide the service life indicated below.
• Should batteries ever leak, immediately wipe the fluid from inside the
battery compartment, taking care not to get any on your skin.
• Keep batteries out of the reach of small children. If a battery is
accidentally swallowed, immediately contact a physician.
• Leaving old batteries in the Base Unit can cause unexpected
problems.
• Dispose of used batteries in accordance with the regulations and laws
in your particular country or area.
Battery Life
You can expect approximately 150 measurements from a fresh set of
AA-size batteries (R6P).
BP-1M-3
3 Inflation indicator
4 Deflation indicator
5 Low battery
indicator
Pulse Rate

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