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Follow the same steps for “How do I take a breath test?” above. If the device cannot take a good photo it will provide you with instructions to correct the issue. Follow the prompts on the device’s screen.
Your device may prompt you to retest if your testing photo does not meet the quality necessary to automatically match it to your enrollment photo.
Press the Mute button to silence the device. The red light above the sound button will continue to blink even if the device is silenced.
Plug the device into any AC power outlet using the provided power cord.
You should charge your device every day until the light above the battery icon is green. This will ensure you have enough battery life to take your required tests. Many clients make it a habit to plug in their devices when they go to bed so that they are fully charged for the next day.
Yes. You can take a test while the device is plugged in.
The lights indicate the level of battery charge available and whether the device is plugged in:
SCRAM Remote Breath powers up and connects to the network every 20 minutes to send and receive automated updates.
The best way to keep your device clean is to keep it in its case in-between tests. If you need to clean SCRAM Remote Breath, use a mild, non-alcohol based disinfectant cleaner and a soft cloth. Do not submerge the device in water. Breath tubes can be cleaned in a dishwasher or with warm water and dish soap.
WARNING: The use of an alcohol-based cleaner or disinfectant could damage the device and could be viewed by your officer as an attempt to tamper.
Yes. You can reuse breath tubes and they can be cleaned in a dishwasher or with warm water and dish soap. Contact the company or agency handling your monitoring if you need additional breath tubes.
The device should never be exposed to water.
Consistency is what matters. If you took your enrollment test with glasses you should wear them every time you take a test. If you did not wear glasses in your first test, then take them off every time.
It can. Extreme cases of facial hair growth or removal may prevent the device from automatically matching your test and enrollment photos, which will cause a message to be sent to your officer. If a change in your appearance is making it difficult for the device to match your photos, your officer may require you to take a new enrollment photo during an office visit.
The grace period is the amount of time you have to complete a test once Remote Breath displays BLOW. It can be set to between 2 and 60 minutes. Your supervising agent will tell you what settings are used for your program.
Yes. You can ask your officer to set up a courtesy text message reminder to your mobile phone.
The device automatically sends test results via a cellular network. Test results can also be sent using an Ethernet cord.
Talk to your supervising agent, who may ask you to obtain a doctor’s note to determine if Remote Breath testing is right for you.
If you have additional questions or have a question specific to your situation, please contact the company or agency handling your monitoring. Check your Participant Agreement or court paperwork for contact information or click here to locate your SCRAM Systems Authorized Service Partner.