[IP] Ultra vs Ultra Smart
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- Subject: [IP] Ultra vs Ultra Smart
- From: Ann Gervasio <email @ redacted>
- Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 22:02:31 -0400
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I have four Ultra cases for two Ultra meters. Long
story...anyway...only one of the four cases had enough tolerence to fit
the slightly thicker Ultra Smart meter but that one case did work after
cutting off the tapered end of the plastic form.
I hesitate to tell people that the Ultra Smart will fit in the every
Ultra case but since you already have both case and meter in hand try
it. I slipped the wider part (top) of the Ultra Smart into the plastic
form until it could go no further. Three of my cases would not allow
the Ultra Smart to slide in far enough to cover even 1/4 of the screen.
My forth case allowed the meter to slip in far enough to cover three
quarters of the screen. Once the form was trimmed and the slim end of
the Ultra Smart inserted from the top, the screen was fully covered with
the widest part of the meter case being too large to fit and thus
preventing the meter from slipping through. Success.
The only way that I know of to merge BG test results from other meters
is to use the free One Touch software downloadable from the LifeScan web
site. You will need their $19 serial cable to interface between the
meter and the computer however. One cable works with all of their
meters. (Some need adapters.) I ordered their interface cable back
when the first version of the old InTouch software was put out. Their
older cable does work for the Ultra Smart meter so I did not need to
order a new one.
The trade in rebate is $30 when you turn in a One Touch Profile or any
other non One Touch BG meter. It does not specify that the meter has to
be in working order, just clean and without batteries. <g>
Hope this helps.
PS I have found someone who is interested in swapping an older meter
for my Ultra meter. Thanks so much to those of you who have written to
Ann Gervasio mailto:email @ redacted
Herndon, VA http://www.KnitsByAnn.com
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