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[IP] Re: Troubleshooting pump-- Animas

On Monday, March 10, 2003, email @ redacted wrote:

> Having to keep the prime button held down for so long is one of my 
> developing
> pet peeves too.   One way to get the pump to prime faster is to flip 
> it upside
> down so the tubing is hanging down and tap the top of the pump pretty
> firmly 5-10 times.  This forces the pump motor to engage the reservoir 
> a bit
> sooner than it normally would if you let it do all the work itself.

Brent, have you found any bubbles when you do it this way?  I've been 
tapping it, then turning it over  (because I've been under the 
impression that bubbles are less likely with the tubing up)-- but it 
takes quite a while.

Linda Z
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