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Beam® Easy Step User Guide RECORDER PREPARATION To prepare the Beam® recorder for use make sure that: • The Beam® recorder is powered off (no battery inserted) • PC is turned on • The Beam® is paired to the HMS CS software (use install guide) 1. Insert the battery into the Beam® 2. Start the HMS CS software: The Bluetooth communication sign should be green 3. If the patient already exists within the database click ‘Open Patient’ 4. Or create a new patient by clicking

highlight the required patient, then click

then enter the necessary patient details and click ’Save’

5. Now to start communication press & hold the START button on the front of the Beam® for 3 seconds until the LED turns amber. The Beam® action window will now appear within the HMS CS software. 6. Click on prepare device

prompt.

7. You can set the clock on the device by pressing set clock of device button 8. Now click on Send Patient ID . If using the electrode cable make sure the electrodes are on the patient insert the recorder into the blue protective pouch and then plug the cable into the recorder aligning the red dots. If using the Beam® placing directly onto the chest you may do so now to test the signal. 9. Click on training

button. A window will open allowing you to monitor the patient.

10. Once a satisfactory ECG can be seen click on Close the ‘Prepare Device’ window.

Then Close

11. You can delete previous recordings at this point. 12. A buzzer is sounded to indicate the termination of the communication and the recorder is now ready to use on the patient. 13. The patient presses the

START

button on the recorder when they feel their symptom.

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Beam® Easy Step User Guide DOWNLOAD RECORDING To download the events from the recorder make sure that: • The Beam® recorder is on (leave battery inserted) • PC is turned on • The Beam® is paired to the HMS CS software (use install guide) 1. Start the HMS CS software: The Bluetooth symbol should be green 2. Remove the Beam® device from the patient. Disconnect electrode cable if using looping mode. An audible alert will sound. START 3. To start communication with the PC press & hold the button on the front of the Beam® for 3 seconds until the LED turns amber. The device action window will now appear within the HMS CS software.

4. Click on Read Recordings prompt. 5. A question appears – Assign measurement data with patient ID xxxxx? 6. Click on Yes. 7. Click Ok. A message will appear saying how many event recordings have been transferred. 8. After the data is transferred you can delete the values in the recorder by clicking on the yes option. 9. T  he ECG tab (fig 1) with an overview of all ECG’s of the patient appears, you can interrogate the ECG’s by clicking on the specific dates the ECG’s were recorded. You may want to change the paper speed to 25mm/s and the gain to 10 mm/mV these changes will be reflected in the final report. ECG’s can be printed by pressing the printer icon. A PDF can be created by pressing save as PDF in the printer window – this can be attached to the medical record in the usual manner. FIG.1

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Beam® Easy Step User Guide Bluetooth PAIRING IMPORTANT NOTE: This process does not need to be repeated unless pairing with a different computer. If already paired with the computer use page 2 – Recorder Preparation.

To prepare the Bluetooth connection for the Beam® system make sure that: • The PC is switched on • The HMS CS software is installed • The Bluetooth Drivers are installed on PC • The Bluetooth dongle for the Beam® is plugged in 1. Start the HMS CS by clicking on the desktop icon. 2. In the taskbar click on settings and then on port settings. 3. Click on the Bluetooth tab, then click on the to turn on the device and switch to pair mode.

button, a note appears on screen prompting you

4. To turn on the device in pair mode. Whilst pressing the START button on the front of the recorder insert ® the battery. The buzzer will sound on the Beam and the LED of the Beam® will glow green continuously. 5. C  lick on the OK prompt on the HMS CS software the Bluetooth search window appears. After a moment the serial number of the device appears in the window e.g. 180000H1 all other devices will also be displayed. A few attempts may be required for the device to be detected. 6. Click on the serial number of the device 7. Click on Pairing – a note appears explaining that one-time pairing was successful . 8. Click on the

icon.

The Bluetooth interface between the ECG recorder Beam® and the HMS CS program is now configured and the HMS CS software detects from now on the paired recorder, this process does not need to be repeated.

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