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Re: [IP] FAST TAKE



I can tell you that my FT serial # on the back is no longer readable
because, when I carry it in my pocket , it sometimes becomes quite wet
against my leg as I work & perspire.  No problems as of yet, knock on wood,
but nothing as far as extreme heat here in So. Cal.
-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: August 07, 1998 10:10 AM
Subject: [IP] FAST TAKE


>Hello Pumpers!  I have just gotten back from a 10 day camping trip and had
to
>delete almost 600 messages from my e-mail.  I just COULDN'T read all of
those
>although I wanted to.  Anyway, I had a great time and had NO problems with
my
>pump.  HOWEVER, a funny thing happened with my FAST TAKE meter.  It just
quit
>working.  I have been using it with exercise--running, etc.-- so it has
been
>in alot of heat with no problem (100 degrees).  I have had it where it was
too
>hot to read, but it has a little therm. symbol to tell me that.  Anyway,
the
>meter died and I replaced the batteries even though there was no "low
battery"
>symbol.  It still didn't work.  When I got home, I called Lifescan
technical
>services.  As I was waiting to talk to someone, I took the meter out and
>inserted the strip and VOILA!, it worked.  It had been about 4 days since I
>had used it and I had tried to use it for a couple of days after it died
with
>no luck.  The tech. said this had never been reported before.  This did not
>surprise me since I have never called any company where the problem I had
was
>ever reported before.  SO, to get to my question.  Has anyone had this
problem
>with their Fast Take?  Do you think the heat might have temporarily killed
it?
>I am interested in your thoughts.  ellen
>
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