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Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm battery life

I also use the 512 but I do use the backlight and the meter option and get
about 2 to 3 days..maybe 4.It is too new to tell. I was putting in duacel
batteries that I had at the house. Not know how old they were. I will get to
Sam's today..sounds like a good price and a good battery
> I use 85 to 100 units a day, with a basal rate of 52.5u.  No vibrate, or
> back light, or remote option, do use the meter option.  A battery lasts 5
> days for me, just like clock work.  I get mine at Sam's the energizer max
> get 4 - four packs for $6.87. When I got the pump I too was told the
> lasts a week usually.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kress Family" <email @ redacted>
> Hi all,
> Noah has been using a Paradigm 512 for 1.5 weeks now and we've had to
> change the batteries twice.  I couldn't find anything in our user
> guide or MM's website that states how long a battery should last (I
> know, it's variable depending on how many features you use but Noah
> doesn't use the back light, remote control, or meter link option) so
> I called MM and they said battery life is one week.  Does that sound
> reasonable to you MM 512 users?  I don't mind replacing the battery
> every week but am more concerned that the pump may have mechanical
> problems.
> Thanks,
> Cindy
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