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Chapter 2: Introducing the DPM 9
The DPM can be operated with the rechargable Philips NiMH batteries
LFH 9144. For recharging these batteries, either use the DPM Docking
Station 9110 or the Philips power supply LFH 9145.
For more information about recharging the batteries with the DPM Docking
Station 9110, refer to the documentation delivered with the product.
When recharging the batteries with the Philips power supply LFH 9145, note the
There are two ways to recharge the batteries.
Fast recharge: Connect the Philips power supply LFH 9145 to the mains
power supply before deactivating the DPM via the Lock/Hold switch.
Deactivating the DPM starts the recharging process.
Important: The DPM can become quite warm during fast recharging.
Slow recharge: The DPM can be connected to the mains power supply with
the Philips power supply LFH 9145 at any time, even when recording
dictations. The batteries will recharge, but at a slower rate.
The recharging process is indicated on the DPM display with these alternating
When recharging is finished, only the symbol for full battery power is displayed:
Note: When working with standard rechargable batteries, the DPM only
displays the symbol for 80% battery power (
) even if the batteries have
been fully recharged. The symbol for 100% battery power (
) is only
displayed when completely new standard batteries (not rechargable) are
inserted or when the DPM is run from the mains power supply.