Replacing the Batteries
October 8, 1997
to replace the batteries
a low-battery condition exists, the ((·)) annunciator
will remain on the indicator bar at the top of the screen,
even when the unit is turned off. When the unit is turned
on during a low-battery condition, Warning: LowBat(S)
is displayed for approximately 3 seconds. Replace the batteries
as soon as possible after the ((·)) annunciator and
warning message appear.
If you continue to use the unit while the ((·))
annunciator is on, the display will eventually dim and you
may lose the Body Composition program stored in memory.
HP48G is powered by three AAA batteries. All brands are
acceptable, however the use of rechargeable batteries is
not recommended because of their lower capacity and short
low-battery warning time.
change the batteries in the HP48G:
Turn the unit off. You may lose the Body Composition program
from memory if the batteries are removed while the unit
Have three, fresh size AAA batteries (of the same brand
and type) at hand. Wipe off both ends of each battery with
a clean, dry cloth.
Remove the battery-compartment door by pressing down and
sliding it off away from the unit. Be careful not to accidentally
press the ON key.
Turn the unit over and shake the batteries out. After the
batteries are out, replace them within 2 minutes to prevent
loss of the Body Composition program.
Position the batteries according to the outlines in the
bottom of the battery compartment. Avoid touching the battery
terminals. Batteries are easier to install if the negative
(plain) ends are inserted first, and if the center battery
is installed last.
Replace the battery-compartment door by sliding the tabs
on the door into the slots in the case.
Press ON to turn the unit on.
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