Accu-Chek® Active Meter

Item Description:

The Accu-Chek® Active blood glucose meter packs many powerful features. See test result averages up to 90 days, get alerts if your test strips are expired or if you’ve under dosed, re-dose within 10 seconds, set pre-and post-meal reminders to test, and more.

Benefits and Features:

  • Just two buttons are used to operate the meter, for intuitive handling.
  • Large and easy-to-read display.
  • In- or out-of-meter for simple and comfortable testing.
  • Safety features include under dosing alerts, re-dose option in 10 seconds, and test strip expiration warnings
  • The visual double check lets you see your recent test result.
  • Post-meal alert reminds you to test 2 hours after eating.
  • Pre-meal and post-meal markers are available.
  • 500 test results are stored in memory.
  • See averages of all blood test results over 7, 14, 30 and 90 days.
  • Fulfills 100 % of the accuracy requirements of  ISO 15197:2013
  • Date and time are preset for faster setup.
  • Changing the battery doesn’t mean losing the date and time settings.
  • Transfer data from the meter to your PC using a USB cable. You will need an Accu-Chek® diabetes management solution on the PC to analyze the data.

How to use Accu-Chek® Active blood glucose meter:

Testing your blood glucose is an essential part of managing diabetes. The Accu-Chek® Active blood glucose meter can help to make it convenient by giving you fast, hassle-free, and accurate results in 4 simple steps.

  • Insert the glucose test strip
  • Prick your finger with the lancet to draw out a blood drop.
  • Carefully touch the blood drop onto the green field of the test strip.
  • Read the blood glucose result.

Additional Specifications:

Meter type :

Accu-Chek Active meter (Model GB)

Catalogue no. / Serial no. :

See type plate on the back of the meter

Test principle :

Determination of glucose in fresh capillary blood by reflectance photometry.

Blood glucose values can be tested in whole blood or plasma.

The meter displays blood glucose values corresponding to those in plasma.

Measuring interval :

0.5-33.33 mmol/L

Blood volume :

1-2 μl

Measuring time :

Test strip in the meter: approx. 5 seconds

Test strip outside the meter: approx. 08 seconds

Power supply :

1 battery (type CR2032)

Battery life :

approx. 1000 tests or approx. 1 year

Automatic power-off :

after 30 or 90 seconds depending on operating status

Memory :

500 test results with time and date, as well as 7, 14, 30 and 90 days averages

Temperature :

During testing: +8 to +42°C

During storage without battery: -25 to +70°C

During storage with battery: -20 to +50°C

Atmospheric humidity :

During testing: up to 85% relative humidity

During testing: up to 93% relative humidity


Sea level to 4000 m

Dimensions :

97.8 x 46.8 x 19.1 mm

Weight :

Without battery: approx. 46 g

With battery: approx. 50 g

Display :

96-segment liquid crystal display (LCD)

Interface :

USB (Micro B)

Safety class :


Electromagnetic compatibility :

The Accu-Chek Active meter meets the electromagnetic immunity requirements and the electromagnetic emissions requirements as per EN 61326-2-6 and EN ISO 15197 Annex A.

The chosen basis for electrostatic discharge immunity testing was basic standard IEC 61000-4-2.

Performance analysis :

Calibration and traceability: The performance data for the Accu-Chek Active bGM system was calibrated using venous blood containing various glucose concentrations. Reference values are obtained using the hexokinase method, which is calibrated using the ID-GCMS method.

Accuracy performance :

The Accu-Chek Active bGM system meets the DIN EN ISO 15197:2013 requirements (data on file, 2014).


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