BF400 Body Fat Monitor with Scale • Instruction Manual • Mode d’emploi • Gebrauchsanweisung • Manuale di istruzioni • Manual de instrucciones • Gebruiksaanwijzing • РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ЭКСПЛУАТАЦИИ Thank you for purchasing Body Fat Monitor with Scale. Before using this unit for the first time, please be sure to read this instruction manual carefully and use the unit properly.
Contents Before Using the Unit Features ....................3 Notes on Safety ...................4 1. What You Should Know When Using This Unit......5 1.1 What is Body Fat Percentage? ............5 1.2 Advice for Measurement ..............6 1.3 Principles of Body Fat Percentage Measurement......7 2.
Features Easy-to-Understand Display This unit calculates and displays the body fat percentage by using the Bioelectrical Impedance (BI) method. The displayed values for body fat and BMI (Body Mass Index) are indicated in four ranges: “–”, “0”, “+”, “++”. BI method: Bioelectrical Impedance method (full explanation on page 7) BMI: Body Mass Index.
Notes on Safety Danger! Never use this unit in combination with medical electronic devices such as: (1) Medical electronic implants such as pacemakers. (2) Electronic life support systems such as an artificial heart/lung. (3) Portable electronic medical devices such as an electrocardiograph. •...
Fat mass This OMRON BF400 will provide your specific body fat percentage and body weight. It is also an excellent tool Fat-free mass to estimate your body fat percentage and measure Body body weight on a continuous schedule.
1.What You Should Know When Using This Unit 1.2 Advice for Measurement If the soles of your feet are dry or the temperature of your feet or the electrodes are extremely cold, it will not be possible to obtain stable measurements, which may lead to display error indication or inaccurate results.
1.What You Should Know When Using This Unit 1.3 Principles of Body Fat Percentage Measurement The OMRON BF400 estimates the body fat percentage by the Bioelectrical Impedance (BI) method. What is the Bioelectrical Impedance method? Muscles, blood vessels and bones are body tissues having a high water content that conduct electricity easily.
2.Know Your Unit 2. Know Your Unit Main Unit A. Power Switch K. Battery Cover B. Heel Electrodes L. Battery Compartment C. Electrodes D. Measurement Platform E. Display F. USER Button G. GUEST/MEMORY Button (Down) Button I. SET Button (Up) Button...
2.Know Your Unit Display M.Display Mode Indicator R. Memory Indicator :Weight S. Age Indicator :Body Fat Percentage T. Height Indicator :BMI U. Gender Indicator N. Measurement Results V. Measurement Progress / Body fat percentage and BMI Classification Bar O. GUEST Indicator P.
3.Inserting and Replacing the Batteries 3. Inserting and Replacing the Batteries Turn the unit over. Press the tab at the top of the battery cover and lift the cover off the unit. Insert the batteries as indicated. Make sure that their polarity (+/–) is aligned with the polarity (+/–) indicated in the battery compartment.
4.Setting and Adjusting Personal Data 4. Setting and Adjusting Personal Data Push the power switch to turn on the unit. “CAL” blinks on the display, then the display changes to 0.0 kg. Wait until 0.0 kg appears on the display. Press the USER button to select a personal ID number.
4.Setting and Adjusting Personal Data Set your age, gender, and height. Press the button to adjust the age setting to the desired age. Press the SET button to confirm the setting. The age setting is set, and the gender icons blink on the display. Gender Press the button to...
4.Setting and Adjusting Personal Data Press the SET button to confirm your selection. Press the SET button. The age setting appears on the display and the age setting blinks. Adjust the information for your age, gender, and/or height. Press the buttons to adjust the settings for each category and then press the SET button to confirm each setting.
5.Using the Unit 5. Using the Unit 5.1 Taking a Measurement Push the power switch to turn on the unit. “CAL” blinks on the display, then the display changes to 0.0 kg. Wait until 0.0 kg appears on the display. Select Personal ID or Guest mode.
5.Using the Unit Step onto the measurement platform. Your feet Make sure that you are bare foot and that the soles of your feet are clean. Make sure that your feet are correctly positioned on the electrodes and that you are standing with your weight evenly distributed on the platform.
5.Using the Unit Push the power switch to turn off the unit. Avoid Taking Measurements Under the Following Conditions If a measurement is made under the following physical conditions, the estimated body fat percentage may differ significantly from the actual one because the water content in the body is changing.
5.Using the Unit Cases When the Calculated Results May Differ from Actual Body Fat Percentages Calculated results for the following groups of people may vary due to consistently changing amounts of water and tissue density within their bodies. Growing children Elderly people and People with a fever post-menopausal women...
5.Using the Unit 5.2 How to Obtain Reliable Results To help ensure reliable results, please observe the following points when taking a measurement. • Stand upright on the measurement platform with your weight evenly distributed over the electrodes. Do not stand on or near the edge of the platform. •...
5.Using the Unit 5.3 How to Interpret the Measured Results Body fat percentage Displays the body fat mass as the percentage of body weight. Body fat percentage classification “–”, “0”, “+”, “++” Displays ++ (Very High) – (Low) 0 (Normal) + (High) Gender (BMI <...
5.Using the Unit 5.4 Measuring Weight Only Push the power switch to turn on the unit. “CAL” blinks on the display, then the display changes to 0.0 kg. Wait until 0.0 kg appears on the display. Step onto the measurement platform. Your feet Make sure that you are standing with your weight evenly distributed on the platform.
An operating error has occurred. unit on, and repeat the measurement. If this error still occurs, consult your OMRON service representative. You stepped onto the measurement Wait until 0.0 kg is displayed before platform before 0.0 kg was stepping onto the measurement displayed.
7.Troubleshooting 7. Troubleshooting Problem Cause Correction Replace all four “AA” batteries Are the batteries worn out? with new ones. Nothing is displayed when the power switch is pushed. Are the batteries correctly Insert the batteries correctly. aligned? An error message (Err1 to Err) is displayed and Refer to “6.
9.Technical Data 9. Technical Data Name BF400 Product Body Fat Monitor with Scale Model HBF-400-E Display Weight: 0.0 to 150.0 with 100g increments Body fat percentage: 5.0 to 60.0% BMI: 7.0 to 90.0 Body fat percentage / BMI classification: – (Low/Underweight) / 0 (Normal) / + (High/Pre-obese) / ++ (Very High/ Obese) 12 levels of Bar display *The age range for the body fat percentage classification is 20 to 79 years old.
This medical device manufactured by OMRON Healthcare conforms to this EN60601-1-2:2001 standard for both immunity and emissions. Nevertheless, special precautions need to be observed: •...