Thursday, January 05, 2017

Philips SureSigns VS3 – System admin menu – Maintenance Menu – Self test mode – Medical Electronic repair and service

Category: Medical Electronics Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access system admin menu 
  • Hard shutdown procedure 
  • How access Maintenance menu 

Philips SureSigns VS3

System Admin Menu
Use the System Admin section of the System Menu to configure monitor-wide default
settings and parameters.
To access the System Admin menu:
1. Rotate the wheel until the System icon is highlighted, then press the wheel.
2. Rotate the wheel until the System Admin button is highlighted, then press the wheel.
A Password window appears
4. Enter the Administrator password (2-1-5) by turning the wheel until the first box is highlighted, then pressing the wheel. Rotate the wheel to select the first digit, then press the wheel to save the digit. Repeat this for the next two digits of the password.
5. Rotate the wheel until the OK button is highlighted, then press the wheel.
The System Admin Menu appears.
Selecting a Language
You can configure a variety of languages on the monitor. To change the language:
1. Open the System Admin section of the System menu.
2. Rotate the wheel until Language is highlighted.
3. Press the wheel, then rotate it to select the language in which you want to use the monitor.
4. Press the wheel again to save the setting.
A confirmation window appears warning that to change the language, the system must reboot.
5. In the confirmation window, rotate the wheel to Yes, then press the wheel to change the language and reboot the system.
Setting the Alarm Tone Pattern
The Alarm Tone setting controls the pattern of audible sounds during alarms. To set the alarm tone:
1. Open the System Admin section of the System menu.
2. Rotate the wheel until Alarm Tone is highlighted.
3. Press the wheel, then rotate it to select the default setting for alarm tone.
4. Press the wheel again to save the setting.
5. Press the Main Screen button on the front panel to close the menu.
Setting the Minimum Alarm Tone Volume
You can configure the alarm volume to control the minimum volume that a user can set on the monitor. To set the minimum alarm tone volume:
1. Open the System Admin section of the System menu.
2. Rotate the wheel until Minimum Alarm Tone Volume is highlighted.
3. Press the wheel, then rotate it to select the minimum alarm tone volume that a user can set.
4. Press the wheel again to save the setting.
5. Press the Main Screen button on the front panel to close the menu.
Changing the Initial NBP Pressure
You can specify the initial NBP inflation pressure value for Adult, Pediatric, and Neonatal patients. The monitor uses this default value for new patient starts. When the monitor is using Interval mode, the cuff inflates to the Initial NBP Inflation Pressure setting for the first NBP measurement, and then the monitor adjusts the inflation value based on the patient’s Systolic measurement.
To change the initial NBP inflation pressure:
1. Open the System Admin section of the System menu.
Default Initial NBP Inflation Pressure menu is highlighted.
3. Press the wheel and rotate it to select the initial NBP cuff inflation pressure.
4. Press the wheel to save the settings.
5. Press the Main Screen button on the front panel to close the menu.
Performing a Hard Shutdown
Perform a hard shutdown whenever you need to power down for a battery change. This ensures that all patient and system data is saved in memory.
To perform a hard shutdown:
1. Open the System Admin section of the System menu.
2. Rotate the wheel until the Shutdown button is highlighted and press the wheel.
A confirmation window asks if you want to shut down the system.
3. In the Confirmation window, answer Yes.
The system shuts down.
Maintenance Menu
To open the Maintenance menu:
1. Rotate the navigation wheel to highlight the Maintenance >> button in the System
Diagnostics window and press the wheel.
A Password window appears.
2. Enter 1-2-9 in the Password window.
The complete System Diagnostics menu, including Maintenance, appears.
The following sections describe a variety of self- and diagnostic tests that you can run on the monitor, including:
# Self test
# Recorder
# Battery
# Button
# Display
# Audio
# LED
Running the Self Test
The resident self test performs a complete memory and front end test. The monitor could have any of these modules: SpO2, NBP, Temperature. If the test cannot sense a certain module or an error occurs, then the self-test fails.
To run the monitor resident self test:
1. Press the Self Test button.
A window appears displaying the status of the self test. If a test has not completed, the window prints “In Progress”. If a test fails, the window prints “FAILED” in red beside the test.
2. Rotate the wheel to highlight the Return button, then press the wheel to return to the main screen when all tests complete.
The Self Test window closes. Detected errors are written to the error log with detailed error information and error codes.
Testing the Recorder
To test the recorder:
1. In the System Diagnostics menu, rotate the wheel to highlight the Recorder Test button, then press the button to start the test.
The recorder prints a test pattern 
2. Use the pattern to identify the recorder problem; for example, a faulty print head or motor.
Testing the Battery
The battery test communicates with the battery to sense things like battery capacity and type and charging cycle.
To test the battery:
1. In the System Diagnostics menu, rotate the wheel to the Battery Test button, then press the wheel to start the test.
2. To stop the test before the window closes, press the wheel.
Running the Button Test
The Button Test tests the functions of the navigation (rotary) wheel and system buttons. To run the button test:
1. In the System Diagnostics menu, rotate the wheel to highlight Button Test, then press the wheel.
The Buttons/Rotary Wheel Test window appears with several of the system icon buttons in the right side of the window.
2. To test a system icon button, press a button on the monitor.
If the button you press on the monitor is working properly, the corresponding icon in the test window lights with a grey border for five seconds.
3. To test the monitor’s rotary wheel, turn the monitor wheel clockwise or counterclockwise.
If the rotary wheel on the monitor is working properly, then the wheel icon draws red dots in the direction that you turn the wheel.
4. To test each small movement of the monitor’s rotary wheel, move the wheel by small increments.
If the rotary wheel on the monitor is working properly, then the wheel icon displays a red dot for each small movement of the monitor wheel.
5. To end the test, press the monitor rotary wheel.
Testing the Display
To test the display:
1. In the System Diagnostics window, rotate the wheel to highlight the Display Test button, then press the wheel to start the test.
The display test draws a sequence of patterns on the monitor screen. Each pattern displays for five seconds. When the last pattern is drawn, the sequence starts again from the first pattern.
Running the Audio Test
The audio test plays a sample sound on each of the different Db levels. To perform the audio test:
1. In the System Diagnostics menu, rotate the wheel to highlight the Audio Test button, then press the wheel to start the test.
A window appears confirming that the monitor is entering the audio test and displays the text
“Listen for a short tone.” The monitor sounds three short tones at different Db levels. When the test completes, the window closes.
Resetting Parameters
To reset a tracked parameter:
1. In the System Diagnostics menu, rotate the wheel to highlight the Reset button to the right of the parameter you want to reset, NBP Cycle Count, for example, then press the wheel.
A confirmation window appears before the parameter is cleared.
2. In the confirmation window, turn the wheel to highlight Yes, and press it to reset the parameter to 0.
Testing the LED
To test the monitor LED:
1. In the System Diagnostics menu, turn the wheel to highlight the LED Test button, then press the wheel to select the test.
A window appears describing the expected LED behavior during the test. If the battery LED is working properly, it:
# Lights in yellow for five seconds
# Lights in green for five seconds
# Flashes in yellow for five seconds
# Flashes in green for five seconds
The power LED remains green during the test.