How long does the M5070A Philips HeartStart battery last before it expires?
The M5070A Philips HeartStart battery comes with a four-year warranty and a 5 year shelf life. However, the exact lifespan can vary depending on usage and running critical self tests. It's important to replace the battery in a timely manner before it expires to ensure your AED is always ready for use.
What type of battery is the M5070A Philips HeartStart battery?
The M5070A Philips HeartStart replacement battery is a powerful lithium manganese dioxide battery. It does not require recharging in order to maintain its shelf life.
Which AED models is the M5070A Philips HeartStart battery compatible with?
This Philips HeartStart replacement battery works with the following Philips AED models: Philips HeartStart Onsite AED - M5066A or HS1, and Philips HeartStart FRx AED - 861304.
How can I monitor the life of my M5070A Philips HeartStart battery?
The status indicator on your AED can help you monitor the life of your M5070A Philips HeartStart battery. It's important to replace the battery before its expiration date to help ensure compliance with federal regulations and readiness in the event of sudden cardiac arrest.
How do I install my replacement m5070A battery?
Installing a replacement M5070A battery in your Philips HeartStart AED is a straightforward process. Here are the general steps:
- Remove the Old Battery: Open the battery compartment on your Philips HeartStart AED. This is usually located at the back of the device. Remove the old battery by pulling on the battery's handle or tab.
- Insert the New Battery: Take your new M5070A battery and insert it into the battery compartment. Make sure to align the battery correctly with the compartment's guides. The battery should fit snugly and securely.
- Close the Compartment: Once the new battery is in place, close the battery compartment.
- Check the AED: After installing the new battery, check the status indicator on your AED to ensure it's working correctly. The AED should perform a self-test when the new battery is installed. If the indicator shows a problem, refer to your AED's user manual or contact the manufacturer for support.
It's important to dispose of the old battery properly according to local regulations. Please note: These are general instructions and the exact process may vary depending on the specific model of your Philips HeartStart AED. Always refer to your AED's user manual for precise instructions.
Is the Philips M5070A rechargeable?
No, the Philips M5070A HeartStart battery is not rechargeable. It's a lithium manganese dioxide battery designed for a long shelf life and does not require recharging. Once the battery is depleted, it should be replaced with a new one. Always ensure to dispose of the used battery properly following local regulations.