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Calibration of the sphygmomanometer

Several of our Moore BP sphygmomanometer's are no longer calibrated. Does anyone know how to calibrate these? Moore's customer service was unable to help.

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Unscrew the silver ring from around the dial face. Lift off the clear cover. Gently pull the needle off the pin. Re-align needle. Gently push the needle back on to the pin taking care not to push to hard or bend the needle. I hope this corrects your problem.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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    r321567499 Feb 02, 2009

    see previous info sent

  • JANETH PALIGAN Jan 23, 2013

    does your agency issue certificate of calibration if you will calibrate our sphygmomanometer? thank you


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What? i thought one had to use calipers to turn the two pinholes where the rubber tubing attaches, the turn the thing it plugs into. been a long time, but i was told not to move the needle...

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For Needles that won't come off. Use the same instructions as above until you get to the needle removal. Instead place small sharp object in center to stabilize it and gentle push/slide needle to zero. Tacks usually work as the small sharp object.

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The spring for recoil in a mechanical pointer will over time lose its force, therefore, the needle will no longer continue to identify in place by an overpressure generated offset, there is a deformation caused to the spring and across the board are going to give a different resultant force on mechanical progress, changing the pointer would only since can eliminate the evil, but keep in mind that the measurement at some points now may differ because of different operating point in the mechanics. but its in this case maybe negligible but beware on some medical meters its very important the mechanical indicators can vary greatly in repositioning of a needle pointer.

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To adjust needle to zero: If the adjustment screw cannot be found on the outside, remove the tubing from the meter. Insert a small screwdriver into the barb until you feel resistance. Gently turn the screwdriver until it meshes with the screw. Turn to adjust the needle back to zero
To check calibration/accuracy: Use a "T" connector to hook up a known accurate meter into the system and compare the readings. If they match, great. If not, the meter needs to be returned to the manufacturer.

Posted on Feb 23, 2014

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Calibration tools are available. the cheapest i've seen online is $25...or, take it to your medical supply store. most will cvalibrate it for free or just a small fee.

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