Safran Vectronix AG

Safety Instructions

Read the operating instructions thoroughly and completely before putting the device into operation and follow these safety instructions. Failing to comply with the operating and safety instructions can result in life-threatening injuries.



Risk of fire if the batteries are replaced with an incorrect type. Only use high-quality batteries from renowned battery manufacturers.

The battery must not be:

  • short-circuited
  • recharged
  • modified mechanically
  • thrown into a fire or heated above +85 °C
  • used or handled when it is damaged or is leaking

If you come into contact with the battery electrolyte, wash the affected skin area with soap and water. If electrolyte gets into your eye, rinse your eye with water and consult a doctor. Consult a doctor immediately if you swallow electrolyte.



  • Do not look into strong light sources/laser beams with the device
  • Do not open the device as the built-in laser can cause eye injury
  • Although the device is a Class-1 laser product safe for the eyes, do not look directly into the source of the beam when taking a measurement



  • Changes and modifications to the device
  • Use of accessories which have not been expressly approved by SAFRAN VECTRONIX AG
  • Working in a potentially explosive environment or below ground level
  • Use of the device without familiarising yourself with it or practising using it beforehand
  • Use of the device outside its indicated limits
  • Opening the device with tools such as a screwdriver (except for covers for the data cable and the battery compartment)
  • Use of the device after misappropriating it
  • Use of the device with obvious visible defects or damage



  • Take great care when holding the device up to your face to take a mea- surement – ensure you avoid injuring your eyes or the surrounding tissue
  • Use of the device while walking increases the risk of injury to the user and other people
  • Do not place the device on a vehicle dashboard or rear window shelf – there is a risk of injury when you brake
  • Safely store the device away when not in use to avoid people being injured by the device falling
  • Covers, belts and moving parts can cause injury due to an accident or incorrect handling. For example, a shoulder strap can get caught and cause strangulation or neck injury if a person falls.
  • Check the shoulder strap at regular intervals and replace it if it is damaged
  • Do not swallow any parts of the device or its accessories
  • Ensure you handle the device carefully to prevent injuries to yourself or other people



  • The device may contain certain components which should be treated as hazardous waste and you must therefore dispose of it through a specialist dealer
  • Take used batteries to a collection point for old batteries
  • Do not dispose of the device, individual parts or batteries in the house-hold wast