O - Experts OWNER’S MANUAL
– EXPERTS Model 1070 Low-Level CARBON MONOXIDE MONITOR
O – Experts Low Level C O “Health” Monitor Features ….. NOT offered by
any other C O alarm in the World. [The ONLY C O Detector / Alarm, designed
to give you BOTH Audible & Visual Warnings at the “Safety Levels”
established by ACGIH [25ppm], NIOSH [35ppm], and OHSA [50ppm]. [All 8 hr. TWA].
C O – Experts lets you know IMMEDIATELY at 10 PPM, 25 PPM, 35 PPM and 50PPM,
and the EXIT IMMEDIATELY WARNING at 70 PPM].
This Low-Level Carbon Monoxide Monitor IS NOT a “Standard”, UL 2034, ULC, or
CSA Listed C O Alarm, and IS NOT intended to REPLACE the Installation of such
products, if such a CO Alarm is Required by State or Local “By-Laws”. Then
also install one or more C O – Experts Model 1070 Low Level C O Monitors to
provide the vital protection that you need from Chronic Low Level C O Poisoning.
You may notice that the Instructions in this Manual are quite different.
WARNING: C O Monitors / Alarms ARE NOT Smoke, Fire, or other GAS Detectors, and
you do need to obtain additional products designed for your Protection from
This Low-Level C O Monitor is designed to detect Very Low Levels of CARBON
MONOXIDE from ANY SOURCE that reaches the Monitor; therefore, it may NOT Detect
low-levels of CARBON MONOXIDE found in other areas of the property. You may want
to purchase additional Low-Level Monitors for other areas of your home where you
spend a Lot of TIME. This Monitor is NOT designed to meet any Present Marine,
Aircraft, or other established Standard.
The Power Supply for the CO – Experts Low-Level Monitor is either the
Lithium U9VL-J, or DURACELL MN1604.
Battery Installation and Replacement:
Open the Battery Door and properly install initial battery, or to replace and
install a fresh 9 volt
battery [ULTRALIFE Lithium U9VL-J, or DURACELL MN1604 Battery] to the battery
Press the battery reminder finger down and place the battery on top of the
reminder finger in
the battery compartment and close the battery cover.
!!! ….. DO
NOT use a rechargeable battery.
! …..If the battery “Reminder
Arm” is not held down in the battery compartment by
the battery, the battery door [cover] will not close and the Alarm will NOT hang
on the wall.
After selecting the “Proper Mounting Location” as recommended in Sections 6
& 7, to “Wall
Mount” your Monitor, you should put the mounting screw into the wall at about
“eye-level”, or slightly higher, leaving the screw head about ¼ inch from
Hang the Monitor firmly on the wall.
Next, push the “TEST / RESET” button for 12 seconds.
The Display will automatically go through the “Data Recall” sequence,
followed by a long single
Beep, and display "Clr”, indicating that any C O recorded during
transport has been “Cleared” from the Data Storage. If your Monitor does not
show “Err” and the Green LED flashes once a minute, … you are now being
PROTECTED by your Low-Level Monitor.
Where to install your C O Monitor:
The C O – Experts Low-Level Monitor can be installed in any indoor, “Lived
In” area, where
it can be visually monitored on a regular basis.
First Priority is to protect you as you sleep; therefore, if you purchase only
one C O
Monitor, you must install it in your bedroom area. It can be Installed on any
INSIDE WALL, mounted “Head High’, or slightly higher.
Additional Low-Level Monitors should be installed in other areas of your home
spend a lot of time, or in other areas where there are possible sources of C O;
however, when doing so, follow the Instructions in Section #7 very closely.
Where NOT to install your C O MONITOR:
Outdoors, or in ANY unheated area where temperatures may drop below 32°F, or
above 100°F, for more than a 24 hours period.
Within 5 feet of vents, flues, or chimneys.
Within 5 feet of any combustion appliance, such as ovens, ranges, stoves,
furnaces, water heaters, etc.
Within 5 feet of corners, or any other areas where the free circulation of air
may be impeded
any place where the Monitor may be physically damaged.
it rarely occurs, RF from nearby wireless equipment might cause a temporary
interference reaction from your C O – Experts Monitor
MAINTENANCE: Cleaning Your Alarm
You can clean your Monitor by using a vacuum cleaner hose, [soft bristle brush],
vacuuming around the openings on the Monitor, at least once every six months.
The outside of the Monitor can be wiped with a damp cloth. [Do not use Strong
excessive amounts of water].
After Cleaning, repeat the “Test” procedure described in section on initial
SERVICE and WARRANTY: Important Safety Instructions:
In the event of any “ERR” in your Monitor, DO NOT TAMPER WITH IT IN ANY WAY,
[except disconnecting the battery], DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TAKE THE UNIT APART.
ANY TAMPERING WILL RESULT IN COMPLETE VOIDING OF THE WARRANTY.
This product MUST be serviced by qualified service personnel.
This Monitor features a very extensive “Fail - Safe” circuit design, which
monitors the entire
system, including Sensor Failure. ANY FAILURE in the system will result in an
“ERR” Warning appearing on the Monitors Display, a Flash of the LED, and a
Single Chirp of the Sounder, once a minute.
In the event of any ”ERR” warning during warranty period, disconnect the
battery and return the unit prepaid, plus PROOF OF PURCHASE RECEIPT AND a check
or money order for THIRTEEN dollars to cover return shipping and handling to:
O – EXPERTS
mix of the following symptoms may be due to C O exposure, Especially if chronic,
or if it is noticed by more than one person at the same time:
Fatigue, Muscle Pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Confusion, Memory Loss,
Heart/Chest Pain, Rapid Heart Beat, Rapid Breathing, Shortness of Breath,
Changes in Vision, Hearing, Touch, Taste, or Smell.
C O MONITORS ARE RECOMMENDED for:
Young Children, the Elderly, Pregnant Women, and / or, people with Chronic
Medical Conditions such as Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Heart Disease or
Anemia. This Low - Level CO Monitor will Display Levels of C O below 30 PPM,
[Standard C O Alarms DO NOT], this will help Prevent Exposure to Potentially
Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide.
DISPLAY RECALL FEATURES:
to Recall, Display will constantly display the Current CO Reading from 10 PPM
pushing "Recall / Test" Button, Display will display "Cur"
followed by the Current CO Present if 10 PPM or Higher.
then displays "HI", followed by the Highest CO in PPM recorded since
the last time the Data Storage was Cleared.
then displays "OCCUr", followed by the Elapsed Time in Days, Hours
& Minutes since Peak Reading Exposure Occurred. Display then displays "dur",
followed by the Duration of Time in Days, Hours & Minutes that the CO
Exposure stayed within 10% of the "High" Reading.
then displays "COHb" followed by the % of Carboxyhemoglobin that would
have accumulated in the Blood Stream of the Average Person.
then returns to Display the level of CO Present in the Monitor if 10 PPM or
more. If C O Present is under 10 PPM, the Display will show "000" PPM.
CLEAR the STORED DATA, simply HOLD the TEST BUTTON DOWN CONTINUOUSLY for 12
SECONDS [until you see the "flashing "H", [hours], after you see
the "Occur" on the Display Screen], then when the Recall Sequence is
Completed, the Monitor will sound a long single "BEEP", and the
Display will Show "CLr", indicating that the Stored Data has been
CLEARED, and the next time you test your Monitor you will receive NEW stored
data from the previous test, to this test.
O – EXPERTS WARNING LEVELS & CYCLES EVERY 5 SECONDS:
to 9 PPM ………. No Warnings
to 24 PPM ……. 2 Beeps a minute & Constant Visual Warnings
to 34 PPM ……. 2 Beeps every 20 seconds
to 49 PPM ……. 2 Beeps every 10 seconds
to 69 PPM ……. 2 Beeps every 6 seconds
70 PPM & "HI" …. 4 Beeps every 6 seconds
PPM … up to 24 hours
PPM … up to 60 Minutes
PPM … up to 60 Minutes
PPM … up to 60 Minutes
PPM … up to 4 Minutes
the "Hush" is employed, the audible alarm is silenced for the
designated period of time: however, the visual display continues to show the
current level of C O present. IF, after
the C O levels present continue to rise to the next higher level, the Monitor
will OVER-Ride the "Hush" and reactivate the audible alarm at the
higher, faster, level of warning. [Unless, or until, the "Hush" button
is pushed again.]
Low Battery Warning: Display will show "bAt" , and the Monitor Beeps a
single Beep, and the
Green L E D flashes once a minute
Electronic Failure: (Including excessive sensor drift): the Display will show
"ERR" , and the
Monitor Beeps a single Beep and the RED L E D flashes once a minute.
At the end of "Life" of the Monitor, the Display will show "SenSOr
End", and the Monitor Beeps a
single Beep and the RED L E D flashes once a minute.
WARNING [End of Life]:
Display Shows “SenSOr End” , and the Monitor Beeps and Red LED Flashes once
… Green LED Flashes once a min.
Alarm ………..…. Red & Green LED
Alarm…………….. 85dB at 10 feet
Range 10 to 70 PPM Constant, 10 to 70 PPM via Recall Data Logging …. “HI”
[PEAK] Reading, Days, Hrs., & Min. since Peak occurred, Duration of C O
Exposure, Days, Hours and Minutes, Resulting COHb during Exposure, Returns to
Current C O Level Present10 PPM or higher
………………. Electrochemical Sensor
………..…... Replaceable 9 Volt Battery
Humidity … 15 to 90% non saturated
Temperature ……………. 0 to 50 °C
…………….….. 160mm x 95mm x 45mm
Warranty……….…… 1 year Limited Warranty
O – Experts provides a one year limited warranty on the enclosed C O Monitor.
If the purchaser discovers that the unit is defective, she/he must send the C O
Monitor prepaid with proof of date of purchase and a check in the amount of
thirteen dollars US to cover the cost of return shipping and handling to
Warranty Service Dept., C O – EXPERTS, 19299 Katrina Lane, Eldridge, Missouri
65463-9102 U.S.A. Upon receipt of same, the obligation of C O – Experts under
this warranty is limited to repairing or replacing any parts which it finds
under normal care and use, to be defective in material, workmanship or design,
and the returning of same to the customer. This warranty shall NOT APPLY to any
C O Monitors that have been opened, damaged, modified, abused or altered in any
way after the date of purchase, or if it fails to operate due to improper
maintenance or inadequate battery power.
LIABILITY OF CO-EXPERTS, OR ANY OF ITS PARENT OR SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS ARISING
FROM THE SALE OF THIS MONITOR OTHER THAN THE COST OF THE REPLACEMENT OF THE
MONITOR. IN NO CASE SHALL C O –EXPERTS OR ANY OF ITS PARENT OR SUBSIDIARY
CORPORATIONS BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE
FAILURE OF THE C O MONITOR OR FOR THE BREACH OF THIS OR ANY OTHER WARRANTIES,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, EVEN IF THE LOSS OR DAMAGE IS CAUSED BY THE COMPANIES
NEGLIGENCE OR FAULT.
some States do not allow limitations on the duration of an implied warranty or
do not allow the exclusions or limitations of incidental or consequential
damages, the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. While this
warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also rights that vary from
State to State.
above warranty may not be altered by any agent, representative, dealer or
O – EXPERTS
Missouri 65463-9102, U.S.A.
all inquiries :
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C O MONITOR IS DESIGNED TO ALERT YOU OF LOW LEVELS OF CARBON MONOXIDE WHICH
SHOULD PREVENT YOU FROM EVER SUFFERING FROM SERIOUS CARBON MONOXIDE EXPOSURE BY
LETTING YOU KNOW WHEN IT IS TIME TO CALL YOUR HVAC CONTRACTOR FOR
ALL CASES, “Push Test
/ Hush” Button to Silence Alarm]
after you have already HUSHED the Monitor ONCE
SHOWS 10 PPM to 24 PPM … HUSH BEEPING
& WATCH CLOSELY 1st WARNING
SHOWS 25 PPM to 49 PPM … OPEN WINDOWS & CALL HVAC SERVICE
SHOWS 50 PPM to 70 PPM … IMMEDIATELY OPEN DOORS & WINDOWS, CALL HVAC
SERVICE, WATCH MONITOR CLOSELY, IF C O CONTINUES TO RISE, CALL 911, EXIT NOW
SHOWS “HI” … EXIT HOME & CALL 911, & HVAC SERVICE FROM YOUR CELL
PHONE, OR ANOTHER LOCATION. DO NOT RE-ENTER HOME OR BUILDING UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD
BY PROFESSIONAL THAT IT IS SAFE TO REOCCUPY HOME OR BUILDING.
O – EXPERTS
Missouri 65463-9102, U.S.A.
October 01, 2007