iv. The Propeller Sensors

More information about sensor Reminder Sounds

How long should my sensor chime? Should it light up? The sensor will chime for about 20 seconds. There are currently no light sequences that go along with the Audio reminder. How many times should my sensor chime if it is left untouched? The sensor will chime 3 times total. At the time you’re supposed to […]

How to Remove Your Sensor for Respimat

Sensor Removal Get a refill for your inhaler prescription? Just move your sensor to your new inhaler! Hold your Respimat (tube shaped) inhaler in one hand with the mouth piece facing downwards. Pull upward on the sensor until it slides off of the inhaler. If you’re having trouble, try gently wiggling the sensor as you pull […]

How to Remove Your Sensor for MDI

Sensor Removal Get a refill for your inhaler prescription? Just move your sensor to your new inhaler! Hold your inhaler in one hand. Grab the white plastic part of the sensor with your other hand. Twist and pull upwards. Need help putting your sensor back on? See this article here.

How to Remove Your Sensor for Ellipta

Sensor Removal Hold the inhaler in one hand. Pull up on the tab on the side of the sensor. Need help attaching your Ellipta sensor again? See this article here. Note: Sensor for Ellipta is not yet commercially available for purchase.

How to Attach Your Sensor for Respimat

Sensor Attachment Hold your respimat (tube shaped) inhaler in one hand. You want the label to be facing up-side-down, so you can’t read it. With your other hand, take the Propeller sensor and slide it over the top and push down until it’s snug. If you’re having trouble, try turning the sensor until it slides […]

How to Attach Your Sensor for Ellipta

Sensor Attachment With your inhaler closed, put the sensor on the top of the inhaler. Make sure the clear side of sensor is on the dose counter side of the inhaler. Press firmly – the sensor will snap into place. Press the button on the back of your sensor so it starts to communicate with your smartphone or […]

What do the lights on my sensor mean?

If your sensor is blinking and you don’t know what it means, this is a good place to start. I have a Sensor for MDI Rapid flashing of amber/green led What does it mean? The sensor reset itself. This can be caused by a drop which temporarily disconnects or shorts the battery connection. What to […]

How To Attach Your Sensor for Diskus

Sensor Attachment Hold your diskus (circle shaped) inhaler in one hand. You want the dose counter facing you. With your other hand, take the Propeller sensor. The white plastic part with the button on it should be facing you. Slide the inhaler into the sensor until you hear a click. You might have to wiggle […]

How to Remove Your Sensor for Diskus

Sensor Removal Get a refill for your inhaler prescription? Just move your sensor to your new inhaler! Hold your diskus (circle shaped) inhaler with the sensor on it in both hands with the dose counter facing you. Turn the inhaler so the white plastic part with the button faces the left. Hold the part of the […]


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