ThermoScan® PRO 6000
Quick Reference Guide
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Operation and technique
Remove thermometer from cradle by gripping
thermometer at base and pivoting up.
Thermometer will turn on automatically. Probe cover
will flash on display indicating a new probe
cover is needed.
Attach a new probe cover by pushing
probe tip straight into box, then pulling
Wait for the ready indication. Ring
around MEASURE button turns green,
thermometer will beep once and three lines
on display indicate thermometer is ready.
Place probe snugly in ear canal and direct
toward opposite temple. Keep thermometer
probe steady in the ear canal. Correct probe
placement is essential for accurate
Press and release MEASURE
thermometer will beep once, running dashes will
appear on the display then the green ExacTemp
light will flash, indicating consistent probe position.
Temperature measurement. A long beep and
steady green ExacTemp light will signal the end
of the measuring process. The temperature will
show on the display.
Remove used probe cover by pressing
Probe Cover Ejector button .
To achieve accurate measurements, use a
new, clean probe cover for each
To take another measurement, place a new,
clean probe cover on the thermometer.
Press the MEMORY button to reveal the last
Press and release C/ F button to view the measurement in the
alternate temperature scale temporarily. Press button again to
return to default temperature scale.
Default temperature scale can be set with the C/F switch
located inside the battery compartment.
Press and hold
button for one second to activate timer.
A beep is heard at the initiation of the timer.
First segment will flash until first 15 seconds are complete and then
beep. (Repeats for 3 remaining segments.) At 60 seconds a long
beep will sound. The thermometer will exit timer mode 5 seconds
after last segment.
You can exit timer anytime by pressing
Security and charging
To UNLOCK, thermometer must be returned to charging
station or compatible vital signs device.
icon displays when Security mode is active and
counts remaining time available (if under 60 minutes) before
thermometer is locked.
When time runs out LOCK icon
remains on display.
Charge light indicator
Illuminates indicating rechargeable battery is charging.
Indicator changes from amber to green when battery is
Errors and notifications
What affects accuracy
External factors may influence ear temperatures, including:
No probe cover is attached
Attach new, clean probe cover.
Used probe cover
Wet / dirty / damaged lens
Used probe cover is attached
Discard probe cover that is on and
attach new, clean probe cover if taking
another temperature measurement.
Lying on pillow
Moderate cerumen (ear wax)
Otitis media (ear infections)
(POS = position error)
The infrared monitor cannot find
a temperature equilibrium and
allows no measurement.
Change the probe cover to reset.
Restrict patient movement and
ensure that the positioning of the
probe is correct and remains stable
while taking new temperature.
Ambient temperature is not within
the allowed operating range
(50 – 104 °F or 10 – 40 °C)
or changing too rapidly.
Note: If lens is dirty or inserted into ear canal without probe cover refer to maintenance and service
section in directions for use. Only clean as specified by manufacturer.
Replacing the batteries
Wait 20 sec. until thermometer turns
off automatically, then turn on again.
Ensure thermometer and patient are in
an environment for 30 minutes where
the temperature is between 50 ºF and
104 ºF or 10 ºC and 40 ºC.
Temperature taken is not within typical
human temperature range.
HI will be displayed when temperature
is higher than 108 °F (42.2 °C).
Change 2 AA alkaline batteries when
begins to flash on the display.
Open battery door
Open battery door by sliding spring latch to the
right using your finger or a pointed object such as
a pen. While holding the latch in the open postion,
grasp the battery door and remove it
Change probe cover to reset. Then,
make sure thermometer is properly
inserted and take a new temperature.
LO will be displayed when temperature
is lower than 68 °F (20 °C).
Remove the 2 AA alkaline batteries and replace with
2 new AA alkaline batteries, making sure the poles
are in the right direction.
(All icons display or
display is blank)
Wait 20 seconds until the
thermometer turns off automatically,
then turn on again.
If error persists,
… reset the thermometer by removing
the batteries and putting them back in.
Snap battery door back into place and ensure the
latch returns to original latch position.
Rechargeable battery pack
Insert rechargeable battery pack into battery
compartment with battery label facing outward.
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If error still persists,
… batteries are dead. Insert
If error still persists,
… contact local Welch Allyn Service
Center or representative
Battery is low, but thermometer will still
Insert new batteries.
Battery is too low to allow
Insert new batteries.
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‘Braun’ is a registered trademark of Braun GmbH, Kronberg, Germany.
ThermoScan is a registered trademark of Helen of Troy Limited and its affiliates.
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