Important Safety Notices and Warnings

Important Safety Notices and Warnings

Global Positioning System (GPS) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) The Global Positioning System (GPS) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) systems are satellite-based systems that provide location and timing information around the globe. GPS is operated and controlled by the Government of the United States of America, which is solely responsible for its availability and accuracy. GLONASS is operated and controlled by the Government of Russia, which is solely responsible for its availability and accuracy. Changes in GPS or GLONASS availability and accuracy, or in environmental conditions, may impact the operation of this device. ABAX disclaims any liability for the availability and accuracy of GPS or GLONASS.

Death or serious injury could result from failure or partial failure to follow these warnings and instructions. Failure to properly install, set up, use, and care for this device can increase the risk of serious injury or death, or damage to the device.

Warning: It is your responsibility to use best judgment, due care and attention when using an ABAX device. Don't allow interaction with any devices to distract you while driving. 

Proper mounting

Do not mount the device in a way that may obstruct your view of the road or area or your ability to control the vehicle or machine. Do not place the device in an area that may obstruct the deployment of an airbag or of any other safety feature of your vehicle. The ABAX devices shall be mounted according to ABAX documentation and installation videos. Do not remove fuses, change fuse size or modify cable hardness, failure to properly install the unit may cause damage to the device and invalidate the warranty

Device care

It is important to take care of your device: Do not open the casing of your device under any circumstances. Doing so may be dangerous and will invalidate the warranty.

Environmental and Battery information

Do not disassemble, crush, bend, deform, puncture, or shred your device. Do not put, store or leave the device in a very high temperature location, in or near a heat source, in a microwave oven or in a pressurised container, and do not expose it to temperatures over 60°C or below -30°C. Avoid dropping the device. If the device is dropped and you suspect damage, please contact customer support. Prolonged exposure to higher or lower temperatures can cause damage to your device and is therefore advised against. Long period storage: -30 °C to 30 °C

The rechargeable units must be recharged with a charging device compliant to standard EN 62368. For safety reasons the battery will not be charged below 0 °C , or higher than +45 °C degrees.

Use the ABAX devices only with the chargers, mounts or USB cables provided.

Device battery

ABAX products contains a lithium polymer battery or primary lithium battery. Do not modify or re-manufacture the battery. Do not attempt to insert foreign objects into the battery, or immerse or expose to water or other liquids. Do not expose the battery to fire, explosion or other hazard. Do not short circuit a battery or allow metallic conductive objects to contact battery terminals. Do not attempt to replace or remove the battery yourself unless the user manual clearly indicates that the battery is user replaceable. User replaceable batteries must only be used in systems for which they are specified.

Caution: Risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. If you have a problem with the battery, please contact ABAX Customer Support. The stated battery life is the maximum possible battery life which is based on an average usage profile and can only be achieved under specific atmospheric conditions.

Failure to follow these guidelines may cause the battery to leak acid, become hot, explode or ignite and cause injury and/or damage. Do not attempt to pierce, open or disassemble the battery. If the battery leaks and you come into contact with the leaked fluids, rinse thoroughly with water and seek medical attention immediately.