A&D Medical® Blood Pressure Monitor Display Symbols

A&D Medical® Blood Pressure Monitor Display Symbols

Looking for the meaning of a display symbol on your A&D Medical® Blood Pressure Monitor? This chart lets you understand the meaning of a display symbol. Simply find the symbol you are looking up the meaning for, and read the description next to it. Need help? Please contact our Customer Service representatives if you have any questions or concerns at orders@bvmedical.com or (888) 822-8293. We would be happy to help!

Symbol Description
Average Symbol Average
Indicates average data.
Bluetooth Symbol Bluetooth®
The product is connecting to the Bluetooth® devices.
Error Symbol

Appears when there is an error. May be a result of the following:

  • Unstable blood pressure due to movement during measurement. 
  • The systolic and diastolic values are within 10 mmHg of each other. 
  • The pressure value did not increase during the inflation.
Error Cuff Symbol
Error Cuff
Appears when the cuff is not applied correctly. 
Error Device Symbol Error Device
Appears when there is a device internal error. Remove the batteries and press the Start/Power button, and then install the batteries again, If the error still appears then please contact us.
Error Pulse Symbol

Error Pulse
Appears when the pulse is not detected correctly.

Error Pairing Symbol Error Pairing
Appears when pairing has not been performed correctly.
Pairing in Progress Symbols Pairing in Progress
Appears when pairing has not been performed correctly.
Pairing Complete Pairing Complete
Appears when pairing has not been performed correctly.
Full Battery Symbol
Full Battery
The battery power indicator during measurement.
Low Battery Symbol Low Battery
The battery is low when it blinks.
Heartbeat Symbol
Appears while measurement is in progress. It blinks when the pulse is detected.
 Irregular Heartbeat Symbol Irregular Heartbeat (I.H.B.)
Appears when an irregular heartbeat is detected. It may light when a slight vibration like shivering or shaking is detected. 
If it continues to appear, we recommend you consult with and follow the directions of your physician.
 Loose Cuff Symbol Loose Cuff
Appears during measurement when the cuff is attached loosely.
 Memory Symbol Memory
Previous measurements stored in memory. Please note this symbol may appear as just "M" without the border.
Movement Error Symbol
Movement Error
Appears when a body or arm movement is detected.
Pressure Rating Indicator and Cuff Inflation Meter Symbol

Cuff Inflation Meter
The Cuff Inflation Meter is located on the left side of the display screen to tell you when the blood pressure monitor is inflating and deflating the cuff. It moves up during inflation and moves down during deflation.

Pressure Rating Indicator

Pressure Rating Indicator™
The Pressure Rating Indicator™ is a feature which provides a snapshot of your blood pressure classification based on your measurements. It will appear on the left side of the display screen. This will let you quickly know what your blood pressure readings mean. Each segment of the bar indicator corresponds to the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee (JNC7) on Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Consult with and follow the directions of your physician regarding your blood pressure measurements.

User Symbol User
Indicates user. Please note the number of users may vary depending on your device.



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