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Re: [IP] Re: Animas battery life

We can turn off low battery alarms with no problem. We often get two to 
three weeks of use after the first low battery alarm. Strange you are 
having this problem.


email @ redacted wrote:

>In a message dated 9/17/02 "Trish Ober" <email @ redacted> writes:
><< If you "confirm" the low
>battery alarm  it immediately ceases and there is plenty of time to change the
>batteries. >>
>OK, how many of your Animas pumps actually do this?  My rep got me a new one 
>in July because I complained about not being able to turn the alarm off 
>without removing the batteries, and the new one I got has the same problem. 
>I have also had some "call service" problems with it, so I went back to using 
>the previous pump.
>Last night, I got a low battery alarm with that one after 16 days of battery 
>use (energizer batteries from Animas).  Though the low battery screen with 
>the "confirm" button did not respond to the push (the screen, as usual, going 
>blank very quickly but looking backlit), the alarm stopped on its own just as 
>I sat down to change after locating the new batteries (maybe 3 minutes 
>later?).  I did not change the batteries, and the pump still has power, and I 
>have seen (or heard <gr.>) no more warnings.  Has this happened to anyone 
>else?  There is no record of the alarm in "alarm history".
>My plan had been to start changing the batteries the first of every month to 
>avoid the alarms, but now I don't know what to do.  (Kevin, are you reading 
>this?  You told me last Monday you would get back to me about the alarm 
>Linda Z
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