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RE: [IP] Clocks

The Disetronic internal clock only accumulates time when the batteries are

If you do not have batteries in them the clock stops.

So if you are not using the pump for a bit of time, take them out.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of Natalie A. Sera
> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 09:55
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] Clocks
> John Neale wrote:
> > Disetronic made
> > the design decision that their pumps would have an in-built clock which
> > would stop the pump working (with plenty of warning!) after a fixed
> > number of years use. You would then send it back to the factory to be
> > cleaned up and checked over, and have the clock reset. I believe
> > different countries have a different length of time set on the clock.
> > Obviously it's nice to have a second pump ready for when you have to
> > send your first pump in for a check up.
> Just curious -- does that mean if you use the second pump as a back-up,
> say 2 weeks after you get them, that the clock is then ticking on BOTH
> of them, and they'll both give out at the same time?
> That was one of my reasons for choosing MiniMed -- it would be very
> inconvenient to have a suddenly dead pump when, say, you're on an
> extended trip all over Africa or something, and then find that the
> back-up ALSO had very limited time on it!
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> Natalie A. Sera, with all her ducks in a row!
> Type Weird, with pump in hand!
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