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Accu-Chek Active

Item Description

The Accu-Chek®  Active blood glucose meter packs many powerful features into a smaller size than the previous version. See test result averages up to 90 days, get alerts if your test strips are expired or if you’ve underdosed, re-dose within 10 seconds, set pre-and post-meal reminders to test, and more.

Product Manuals

SIZE

97.8 x 46.8 x 19.1mm

WEIGHT

50 g

FAST

Results in 5 seconds

MEMORY

500 test results

ALERTS

For expired strips

Benefits and Features
  • Just two buttons are used to operate the meter, for intuitive handling.
  • Large and easy-to-read display.
  • In- or out-of-meter for simple and comfortable testing.
  • Safety features include underdosing alerts, re-dose option in 10 seconds, and test strip expiration warnings
  • The visual double check lets you see your recent test result.
  • Post-meal alert reminds you to test 2 hours after eating.
  • Pre-meal and post-meal markers are available.
  • 500 test results are stored in memory.
  • See averages of all blood test results over 7, 14, 30 and 90 days.
  • Fulfills 100 % of the accuracy requirements of DIN EN ISO 15197:2003.1
  • Date and time are preset for faster setup.
  • Changing the battery doesn’t mean losing the date and time settings.
  • Transfer data from the meter to your PC using a USB cable. You will need an
    Accu-Chek®  diabetes management solution on the PC to analyze the data.
  • 30 % smaller than previous Accu-Chek®  Active meters with a 10 % bigger display.
Additional Specifications
Model:

Accu-Chek® Active (Model GU)

Serial number:

Unique serial number is printed on a label on the device and stored in non-volatile memory

Measuring principle:

Mutant variant of the glucose dehydrogenase quinone protein (Mut. Q-GDH 2, modified variant of EC 1.1.5.2), acinetobacter spec; photometric end-point measurement

Measuring time:

Approximately 5 seconds (blood application with test strip within the meter)
Approximately 8 seconds (blood application with test strip outside the meter)

Temperature:

+8 to +42 °C (+46.4 °F to +107.6 °F)

Humidity:

Up to 93 % relative humidity

Storage conditions without battery:

-25 to + 70 °C (-13 °F to +158 °F)

Memory capacity:

Up to 500 values with date and time

Test averages:

7, 14, 30, 90 days

Data transfer:

Via USB interface (with Micro-USB cable)

Automatic coding:

Via code chip (batch specific code chip)

Warning:

Strip expiry warning (data is stored in the code chip)

Dimensions:

97.8 x 46.8 x 19.1 mm

Weight:

46 g without battery, 50 g with battery

Display:

96 segments LCD display with symbols

Beep tone:

Yes (Factory setting ON)

Battery:

1 battery, type CR 2032

Battery life:

Approximately 1000 measurements or one year (whichever comes first)

Auto power off:

30 or 90 seconds according to operating status

Underdosing detection:

Yes

Altitude independence:

0–4,000m (0-13,123 feet)

Blood volume:

1-2 μL

Measuring range:

10 mg/dL – 600 mg/dL, 0.6 mmol/L – 33.3 mmol/L

Sample types:

Capillary blood

If the test strip is removed from the meter to apply blood:

Venous blood anticoagulated with lithium heparin or ammonium heparin or EDTA, arterial blood and blood from neonates

Sample dosing:

Blood application on to the middle of the test pad. The test strip (and its components) has the function to spread the blood above the test area in a quick and hygienic way

How to use Accu-Chek® Active blood glucose meter

Testing your blood glucose is an essential part of managing diabetes. The Accu-Chek®  Active blood glucose meter can help to  make it convenient by giving you fast, hassle-free, and accurate results in 4 simple steps.

  • Insert the glucose test strip
  • Prick your finger with the lancet to draw out a blood drop.
  • Carefully touch the blood drop onto the green field of the test strip.
  • Read the blood glucose result.