General

How do I blow into a breathalyser?
Blow with a long, steady, continuous breath for 5-7 seconds. Some models may continue to beep while you're blowing into it. The reading is only rea...
Wed, 7 Jul, 2021 at 3:02 PM
Breathalyser keeps reading 0 or provide different readings even after alcohol?
I keep getting 0 readings on my breathalyser The typical situation is - you've had a beer or two, waited 20 minutes, then test yourself and g...
Mon, 14 Jun, 2021 at 6:12 PM
Changed batteries but device will not power on
This could be due to the type of the new batteries or if the batteries are not inserted right Only alkaline, non-heavy duty, non-rechargeable batteries a...
Wed, 7 Jul, 2021 at 3:23 PM
Difference between Semiconductor and Fuel Cell sensor
The main difference between a fuel cell and a semiconductor sensor is that the fuel cell is ethanol specific. As the semiconductor is not ethanol specific...
Wed, 7 Jul, 2021 at 3:10 PM
How frequently does an industrial unit need to be calibrated?
Manufacturer recommended: Every 1000 -2000 tests or every 12 months (whichever comes first) Australian Standards Requirement: Every 6 months NOTE:  Ou...
Mon, 12 Jul, 2021 at 2:16 PM
What batteries can I use with my breathalyser?
We strongly recommend alkaline, non-rechargeable and/or non-heavy duty batteries to be used in the breathalysers. Please note that batteries by the...
Mon, 14 Jun, 2021 at 6:13 PM
If the unit was purchased more than 6 months ago, never used, does it need calibration?
Yes. In order to maintain its accuracy breathalysers needs calibration after six months regardless if used or not. This is also recommended accordi...
Mon, 14 Jun, 2021 at 6:13 PM
Readings are higher than normal or inaccurate
Possible Cause #1 Unclean Mouthpiece Solution: Try sterilizing the mouthpiece in hot water or use a new mouthpiece Possible Cause #2 Blowing too hard ...
Wed, 21 Jul, 2021 at 5:38 PM
Breathalyser will not turn on
There are a few reasons that the breathalyser is not switching on  Weak/Flat batteries. Try replacing with a brand new set of alkaline, non-heavy duty, n...
Wed, 7 Jul, 2021 at 3:16 PM
Displays "OUT" when attempting passive test
You might be holding the power button down for too long while doing the test. Blow into unit then 1. Press the power button once 2. Then let go of the bu...
Wed, 7 Jul, 2021 at 2:57 PM