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  • Brand: Microlife
  • Product: Thermometer
  • Model/name: NC 100
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Guarantee Card NC 100
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Europe / Middle-East / Africa
Microlife AG
Espenstrasse 139
9443 Widnau / Switzerland
Tel. +41 / 71 727 70 30
Fax +41 / 71 727 70 39
Email admin@microlife.ch
www.microlife.com
Asia
Microlife Corporation.
9F, 431, RuiGang Road, NeiHu
Taipei, 11492, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Tel. 886 2 8797-1288
Fax.886 2 8797-1283
Email service@microlife.com.tw
www.microlife.com
North / Central / South America
Microlife USA, Inc.
1617 Gulf to Bay Blvd., 2nd Floor Ste A
Clearwater, FL 33755 / USA
Tel. +1 727 442 5353
Fax +1 727 442 5377
Email msa@microlifeusa.com
www.microlife.com
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PT  20
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TR  40
GR  46
RU  54
PL  62
HU  68
BG  74
RO  82
CZ  88
SK  94
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Name of Purchaser / Nom de l'acheteur / Nombre del comprador / Nome do comprador / Name
des Käufers / Naam koper / Alıcının Adı / Ονοματεπώνυμο αγοραστή / Ф.И.О. покупателя / Imię
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kupujícího / Meno zákazníka / /
Serial Number / Numéro de série / Número de serie / Número de série / Serien-Nr. / Serien-
nummer / Seri Numarası / Αριθμός σειράς / Серийный номер / Numer seryjny / Sorozatszám /
Сериен номер / Număr de serie / Výrobní číslo / Výrobné číslo/ /
Date of Purchase / Date d'achat / Fecha de compra / Data da compra / Kaufdatum / Datum van aan-
koop / Satın Alma Tarihi / Ημερομηνία αγορά / Дата покупки / Data zakupu / Vásárlás dátuma
/ Дата на закупуване / Data cumpărării / Datum nákupu / Dátum kúpy / /
Specialist Dealer / Revendeur / Vendedor especializado / Revendedor autorizado / Fachhändler /
Specialist Dealer / Uzman Satıcı/ Εξειδικευμένος αντιπρόσωπος / Специализированный дилер
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Read the instructions carefully before using this
device.
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This Microlife Thermometer is a high quality product incor-
porating the latest technology and tested in accordance
with international standards. With its unique technology,
this thermometer can provide a stable, heat-interference-
free reading with each measurement. The instrument
performs a self-test every time it is switched on to always
guarantee the specified accuracy of measurements.
This Microlife Thermometer is intended for the periodic
measurement and monitoring of human body temperature.
This thermometer has been clinically tested and
proven to be safe and accurate when used in accor-
dance with its operating instruction manual.
Please read through these instructions carefully so that you
understand all functions and safety information.
Microlife Non Contact Thermometer NC 100 EN
1 Measuring Sensor
2 Tracking light
3 START Button
4 Display
5 ON/OFF Button
6 Mode Switch
7 Battery Compartment Cover
8 All Segments displayed
9 Memory
AT Ready for Measurement
AK Measurement complete
AL Body Mode
AM Object Mode
AN Low Battery Indication
AO Changing between Celsius and Fahrenheit
AP Recall Mode
AQ Recall the last 30 Readings
AR Measured Temperature too high
AS Measured Temperature too low
BT Ambient Temperature too high
BK Ambient Temperature too low
BL Error Function Display
BM Blank Display
BN Flat Battery
BO Replacing the Battery
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Table of Contents
1. The Advantages of this Thermometer
2. Important Safety Instructions
3. How this Thermometer measures Temperature
4. Control Displays and Symbols
5. Changing between Body and Object Mode
6. Directions for Use
7. Changing between Celsius and Fahrenheit
8. How to recall 30 readings in Memory Mode
9. Error Messages
10.Cleaning and Disinfecting
11.Battery Replacement
12.Guarantee
13.Technical Specifications
14.www.microlife.com
Guarantee Card (see Back Cover)
1. The Advantages of this Thermometer
Measurement in a matter of seconds
The innovative infrared technology allows measurement
without even touching the object. This guarantees safe and
sanitary measurements within seconds.
Multiple Uses (Wide Range Measurement)
This thermometer offers a wide measurement range
feature from 0 °C to 100.0 °C (32.0 °F to 212.0 °F),
meaning the unit can be used to measure body tempera-
ture or it can be used to measure surface temperature of
the following:
 Milk surface temperature in a baby's bottle
 Surface temperature of a baby's bath
 Ambient temperature
Accurate and reliable
The unique probe assembly construction, incorporating an
advanced infrared sensor, ensures that each measurement
is accurate and reliable.
Gentle and Easy to Use
 The ergonomic design enables simple and easy use of
the thermometer.
 This thermometer can even be used on a sleeping child,
thereby causing no disruption.
 This thermometer is quick, therefore child-friendly.
Auto-Display Memory
The last reading is automatically displayed for 2 seconds
when the unit is switched ON.
Multiple Reading Recall
Users will be able to recall the last 30 readings when
entering the recall mode, enabling efficient tracking of
temperature variations.
Safe and Hygienic
 No direct skin contact.
 No risk of broken glass or mercury ingestion.
 Completely safe for use on children.
 Cleaning of the probe can be done with an alcohol-
moistened cotton tissue, making this thermometer
completely hygienic for use by the whole family.
Fever Alarm
10 short beeps and a red LCD backlight alert the patient
that he/she may have a temperature equal to or higher than
37.5 °C.
2. Important Safety Instructions
 This instrument may only be used for the purposes
described in this booklet. The manufacturer cannot be
held liable for damage caused by incorrect application.
 Never immerse this instrument in water or other
liquids. For cleaning please follow the instructions
in the «Cleaning and Disinfecting» section.
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 Do not use the instrument if you think it is damaged or
notice anything unusual.
 Never open the instrument.
 A basic physiological effect called vasoconstriction can
occur in the early stages of fever, resulting in a cool skin
effect. The recorded temperature using this thermom-
eter can, therefore, be unusually low.
 If the measurement result is not consistent with the
patient's finding or unusually low, repeat the measure-
ment every 15 minutes or double check the result by
another core body temperature measurement.
 This instrument comprises sensitive components and
must be treated with caution. Observe the storage and
operating conditions described in the «Technical Speci-
fications» section!
 Ensure that children do not use the instrument unsuper-
vised; some parts are small enough to be swallowed.
 Protect it from:
 extreme temperatures
 impact and dropping
 contamination and dust
 direct sunlight
 heat and cold
 If the instrument is not going to be used for a prolonged
period the batteries should be removed.
 WARNING: Use of this instrument is not intended
as a substitute for consultation with your physi-
cian. This instrument is NOT waterproof, so never
immerse in liquids.
3. How this Thermometer measures Temperature
This thermometer measures infrared energy radiated from
the forehead as well as objects. This energy is collected
through the lens and converted to a temperature value.
Temperature readings obtained by scanning above the
eyebrow area will provide the greatest accuracy.
4. Control Displays and Symbols
 All segments displayed 8: Press the ON/OFF button
5 to turn on the unit; all segments will be shown for
2 seconds.
 Memory 9: The last reading will automatically be
shown on the display for 2 seconds.
 Ready for measurement AT: When the unit is ready for
measurement, the «°C» or «°F» icon will keep flashing
while the mode icon (body or object) will be displayed.
 Measurement complete AK: The reading will be shown
on the display4 with the «°C» or «°F»icon and the mode
icon steady. The unit is ready for the next measurement as
soon as the «°C» or «°F» icon is flashing again.
 Low battery indication AN: When the unit is turned on,
the battery icon will keep flashing to remind the user to
replace the battery.
5. Changing between Body and Object Mode
For changing from body to object mode, slide the mode
switch 6 at the side of the thermometer downwards. For
switching back to body mode, slide the switch up again.
6. Directions for Use
Measuring in Body Mode
1. Press the ON/OFF button 5. The display 4 is acti-
vated to show all segments for 2 seconds.
2. The last measurement reading will automatically be
shown on the display for 2 seconds with the «M» icon 9.
3. When the «°C» or «°F» icon is flashing, a beep sound is
heard and the thermometer is ready for measurement AT.
4. Aim the thermometer at the center of the forehead
with a distance of no more than 5 cm. If the forehead
is covered with hair, sweat or dirt, please remove the
obstacle beforehand to improve the reading accuracy.
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5. Press the START button 3 and steadily move the
thermometer from the middle of the forehead to the
temple area (about 1 cm above the eyebrow). The acti-
vated blue tracking light will indicate the measurement
area. After 3 seconds a longbeep will verify the completion
of measurement. If the temple area hasn’t been reached
before the long beep is heard, repeat the measurement as
described above, but move the thermometer a little faster.
6. Read the recorded temperature from the LCD display.
Measuring in Object Mode
1. Follow steps 1-3 above, then aim the thermometer at the
center of the object you want to measure with a distance
of no more than 5 cm. Press the START button 3. After
3 seconds a long beep will verify the completion of
measurement.
2. Read the recorded temperature from the LCD display.
 NOTE:
 Patients and thermometer should stay in steady-
state room condition for at least 30 minutes.
 Don't take a measurement while or immediately after
nursing a baby.
 Don't use the thermometer in high humidity environments.
 Patients should not drink, eat, or exercise before/while
taking the measurement.
 Don't move the measurement device from the
measuring area before hearing the termination beep.
 Use an alcohol swab to carefully clean the probe and
wait for 15 minutes before taking a measurement on
another patient.
 10 short beeps and a red LCD backlight alert the patient
that he/she may have a temperature equal to or higher
than 37.5 °C.
 Always take the temperature in the same location, since
temperature readings may vary according to locations.
 Doctors recommend rectal measurement for newborn
infants within the first 6 months, as all other measuring
methods might lead to ambiguous results. If using a non
contact thermometer on those infants, we recommend to
always verify the readings with a rectal measurement.
 In the following situations it is recommended that three
temperatures are taken and the highest one taken as the
reading:
1. Children under three years of age with a compro-
mised immune system and for whom the presence or
absence of fever is critical.
2. When the user islearning howto use the thermometer
for the first time until he/she has familiarized himself/
herself with the instrument and obtains consistent
readings.
3. If the measurement is surprisingly low.
 Readings from different measuring sites should not
be compared as the normal body temperature varies
by measuring site and time of day, being highest in the
evening and lowest about one hour before waking up.
Normal body temperature ranges:
- Axillar: 34.7 - 37.7 °C / 94.5 - 99.1 °F
- Oral: 35.5 - 37.5 °C / 95.9 - 99.5 °F
- Rectal: 36.6 - 38.0 °C / 97.9 - 100.4 °F
- Microlife NC 100: 35.4 °C - 37.4 °C / 95.7 - 99.3 °F
7. Changing between Celsius and Fahrenheit
This thermometer can display temperature measurements in
either Fahrenheit or Celsius. To switch the display between
°C and °F, simply turn OFF the unit, press and hold the
START button 3 for 5 seconds; after 5 seconds, the current
measurement scale («°C» or «°F» icon) will be flashing on
the display AO. Change the measurement scale between °C
and °F by pressing the START button 3. When the measure-
ment scale has been chosen, wait for 5 seconds and the unit
will automatically enter the «ready for measuring» mode.
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8. How to recall 30 readings in Memory Mode
This thermometer can recall the last 30 readings.
 Recall mode AP: Press the START button 3 to enter
Recall mode when power is off. The memory icon «M»
will flash.
 Reading 1 - the last reading AQ: Press and release the
START button 3 to recall the last reading. Display 1
alone with memory icon.
 Reading 30 - readings in succession: Press and
release the START button 3 consecutively to recall the
last 30 readings in succession.
Pressing and releasing the START button 3 after the last
30 readings have been recalled will resume the above
sequence from reading 1.
9. Error Messages
 Measured temperature too high AR: Displays «H»
when measured temperature is higher than 42.2 °C /
108.0 °F in body mode or 100 °C / 212 °F in object mode.
 Measured temperature too low AS: Displays «L»
when measured temperature is lower than 34.0 °C /
93.2 °F in body mode or 0 °C / 32 °F in object mode.
 Ambient temperature too high BT: Displays «H» in
conjunction with the when ambient temperature is
higher than 40.0 °C / 104.0 °F.
 Ambient temperature too low BK: Display «L» in
conjunction with the when ambient temperature is
lower than 16.0 °C / 60.8 °F in body mode or lower than
5.0 °C / 41.0 °F in object mode.
 Error function display BL: The system has a malfunction.
 Blank display BM: Check if the batteries have been
loaded correctly. Also check polarity (<+> and <->) of the
batteries.
 Flat battery indication BN: If this icon «» is the only
symbol shown on the display, the batteries should be
replaced immediately.
10.Cleaning and Disinfecting
Use an alcohol swab or cotton tissue moistened with alcohol
(70% Isopropyl) to clean the thermometer casing and the
measuring probe. Ensure that no liquid enters the interior of
the thermometer. Never use abrasive cleaning agents, thin-
ners or benzene for cleaning and never immerse the instru-
ment in water or other cleaning liquids. Take care not to
scratch the surface of the probe lens and the display.
11.Battery Replacement
This instrument is supplied with 2 new, long-life 1.5V, size
AAA batteries. Batteries need replacing when this icon
«» BN is the only symbol shown on the display.
Use a screwdriver to open the battery cover BO.
Replace the batteries – ensure correct polarity as shown by
the symbols in the compartment.
Batteries and electronic instruments must be dis-
posed of in accordance with the locally applicable
regulations, not with domestic waste.
12.Guarantee
This instrument is covered by a 2 year guarantee from the
date of purchase. The guarantee is valid only on presenta-
tion of the guarantee card completed by the dealer (see
back) confirming date of purchase or the receipt.
 The guarantee covers the instrument. Batteries and
packaging are not included.
 Opening or altering the instrument invalidates the guarantee.
 The guarantee does not cover damage caused by
improper handling, discharged batteries, accidents or
non-compliance with the operating instructions.
Please contact Microlife-service.
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13.Technical Specifications This device complies with the requirements of the Medical
Device Directive 93/42/EEC.
Technical alterations reserved.
According to the Medical Product User Act a biennial tech-
nical inspection is recommended for professional users.
Please observe the applicable disposal regulations.
14.www.microlife.com
Detailed user information about our thermometers and
blood pressure monitors as well as services can be found
at www.microlife.com.
Type: Non Contact Thermometer NC 100
Measure-
ment range:
Body Mode: 34.0-42.2 °C (93.2-108.0 °F)
Object Mode: 0-100.0 °C (32-212.0 °F)
Resolution: 0.1 °C / °F
Measure-
ment accu-
racy:
Laboratory:
0.2 °C, 36.0  39.0 °C
(0.4 °F, 96.8  102.2 °F)
Display: Liquid Crystal Display, 4 digits plus special
icons
Acoustic: The unit is turned ON and ready for the
measurement: 1 short beep
Complete the measurement:
1 long beep (1 sec.) if the reading is less
than 37.5 °C (99.5 °F), 10 short «beep»
sounds, if the reading is equal to or greater
than 37.5 °C (99.5 °F).
System error or malfunction:
3 short «bi» sounds
Memory: Auto-Display the last measured temperature
30 readings recall in the Memory Mode
Backlight: The display light will be GREEN for
4 seconds, when the unit is turned ON.
The displaylight will be GREEN for 5 seconds,
when a measurement is completed with a
reading less than 37.5 °C (99.5 °F).
The display light will be RED for 5 seconds,
when a measurement is completed with a
reading equal to or higher than 37.5 °C
(99.5 °F).
Operating
temperature:
Body Mode: 16-40.0 °C (60.8-104.0 °F)
Object Mode: 5-40.0 °C (41-104.0 °F)
Storage
temperature:
-20 °C to +50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F)
15-95 % relative maximum humidity
Automatic
Switch-off:
Approx. 1 minute after last measurement
has been taken.
Battery: 2 x 1.5 V Batteries; size AAA
Dimensions: 150 x 40 x 39 mm
Weight: 81 g (with batteries), 56 g (w/o batteries)
Reference to
standards:
ASTM E1965;
IEC 60601-1; IEC 60601-1-2 (EMC)

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