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ANTELOPE.

TANK-TOP
USER MANUAL
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction...................................................... 3 11. Use of the ANTELOPE.BOOSTER .................... 13


11.1 Switch on/off.................................................. 13
2. Contact Customer Service............................... 3 11.2 Battery status................................................. 13
11.3 Bluetooth Connection................................... 13
3. Intended Use..................................................... 4 11.4 General Functions ......................................... 13
11.5 Charging the BOOSTER................................. 13
4. Intended purpose............................................. 4
12. FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions.............. 13
5. Indications ........................................................ 4
13. Safety Instructions......................................... 14
6.Contraindications.............................................. 4
14. Care and Maintenance................................... 14
7. Technology......................................................... 4
15. Disposal............................................................ 15
8. Scope of Supply................................................. 5
8.1 ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP...................................... 5 16. Guarantee........................................................ 15
8.2 ANTELOPE.2CH-BOOSTER............................... 5
8.3 Connecting Cable............................................. 5 17. Packaging......................................................... 15
8.4 Charging Cable................................................. 5
18. Technical Specifications................................. 15
9. Instructions for Use.......................................... 6
9.1 Putting on the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP............ 6 19. Contact............................................................. 16
9.2 Wiring TANK-TOP and BOOSTER.................... 7
9.3 Starting the ANTELOPE.APP and Connecting
the BOOSTER.................................................... 8

10. The Training Programs................................... 11


10.1 Warm Up......................................................... 11
10.2 Endurance....................................................... 11
10.3 Strength.......................................................... 11
10.4 Recovery/Massage......................................... 12

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1. INTRODUCTION 2. CONTACT
CUSTOMER CARE
Congratulations for your purchase of the ANTELOPE. The ANTELOPE system consists of:
TANK-TOP. Now you are an official member of the
ANTELOPE.CLUB. Before you can start with your train- ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP In case you have any more questions or problems re-
ing, please read this manual carefully. The ANTELOPE. Textile with integrated electrodes that connects with garding setting your device up after reading this manu-
TANK-TOP works with electrical muscle stimulation the BOOSTER via external cable. al, please contact our Customer Care:
(EMS). This highly efficient and effective technology
must be used responsibly. ANTELOPE.2Ch-BOOSTER Email: info@antelope.club
BOOSTER provides the electrodes with the required
power. The two channels (2Ch) enable you to control
IMPORTANT: Please always refer to this user manual two pairs of electrodes at the same time. Internet: www.antelope.club
in order to avoid malfunctions and injuries
ANTELOPE.APP
Symbol | Explanation: Smartphone application that connects with the Phone: +49 (0) 69 795 888 95
BOOSTER via Bluetooth.
Indicates a hazard with a low level of
! CAUTION risk which, if not avoided, could result
in minor or moderate injury.

Indicates a hazard with a medium level


! WARNING of risk which, if not avoided, could re-
sult in serious injury and equipment
damage

indicates a hazard with a high level of


! DANGER risk which, if not
avoided, will result in death or serious
injury,

NOTE Helpful information to aid in the partic-


ular area or function being described.

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3. INTENDED USE 6.CONTRAINDICATIONS

The device is intended to be used for electrical muscle Before using the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP please consult a The following points may indicate serious damage to
stimulation. physician to make sure you are in good health and fit. the muscle tissue (rhabdomyolysis). If you find yourself
The following points should be taken into account. If one displaying one of these symptoms please contact a phy-
or even more of these apply to you, you must not use the sician:
ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP for safety reasons:
4. INTENDED PURPOSE Brown urine
You have a cardiac pacemaker or other electri- Myalgia (severe muscular pain)
cal implant(s) Extreme swelling of the muscle
The ANTELOPE SERIES stimulate the healthy muscles to You are pregnant
improve performance of human body or general well be- You have a severe neurological, cardiovascular
ing. It is intended to be used by healthy adults. or tumour diseases
You have a serious disease (i.e. fever, infec- 7. TECHNOLOGY
tions, inflammations)
5. INDICATIONS You have muscle ache / soreness
You have muscle spasms The ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP is the evolution of the al-
ready proven EMS technology. The natural muscle con-
The ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP is intended to stimulate Do not use the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP on injured skin or traction is supported by electrical impulses with this
healthy muscles in order to improve or facilitate muscle to stimulate the muscles of an safflicted limb or joint. training method. Muscle contractions are triggered by
performance. It is to be used by adults only. an external electric stimulus transmitted vie the elec-
trodes which are integrated int the ANTELOPE.TANK-
Depending on the parameters of the electrical impulses ! CAUTION TOP.
(pulse frequency, duration of contraction, duration of
rest, total session duration), different types of muscle A possible side-effect of unfamiliar and intensive train-
work can be imposed on the stimulated muscles. ing is damage to the muscle tissue. This comes with the
partial loss of strength, delayed muscle soreness and
Only use the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP when fully regener- a significant increase of muscle protein levels (e.g. cre-
ated. Follow our workout instructions and also work out atine kinase levels) found in the blood. Especially after
without the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP regularly (at least ev- the first intense training sessions with the ANTELOPE.
ery fifth session). TANK-TOP there is a heightened risk of muscular dam-
age.

These problems shall not occur if you closely follow our


workout instructions.

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8. SCOPE OF SUPPLY

8.1 ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP 8.2 ANTELOPE.2Ch-BOOSTER 8.3 Connecting Cable

The cable connects the BOOSTER with the TANK-TOP.


The end of the magnetic head needs to be attached to
one of the metallic buttons on the TANK-TOP. The plug
should be inserted into one of the two channels of the
BOOSTER.

8.4 Charging Cable


The fabric of the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP consists of 54% The ANTELOPE.BOOSTER is the energy source of the
polyamide, 36% polypropylene and 10% elastane. Each system and connects with the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP
TANK-TOP includes four integrated silicone electrodes via an external cable. It triggers the electrical impulses
into the compression fabric. The textile aligns ideally which enhance the natural muscle contraction. To con-
to the body shape thanks to the elasticity of the fabric. trol the whole system in a convenient way, the BOOST-
Furthermore, due to the compressive effect it can be ER is connected to the ANTELOPE.APP via Bluetooth.
ensured that the electrodes will stay in the right posi- With this app you can choose a suitable stimulation
tion, providing functional and comfortable stimulation. program before you start your workout and regulate
A magnetic button connects the textile with the ANTE- each channel independently. The impulse intensity of
LOPE.BOOSTER via the connecting cable. ANTELOPE. all channels can also be controlled with the BOOSTER. The BOOSTER can be charged easily with a micro USB
TANK-TOPs are only intended for the use of training This device can control up to two muscle groups at the cable when it is plugged into a computer or laptop or
your core muscles. same time and is compatible with other 2Ch-products in with an adapter into an outlet.
the ANTELOPE series.
! CAUTION Please ensure that the outlet or any oth-
er power source is not stronger than one
ampere before using a charger with it.

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9. INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
1. 3.

The ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP is equipped with electrodes


placed on your abs and back. Especially runners and
athletes that train their fitness with their own body-
weight are able to increase their core performance
during training. Strength athletes, too, greatly rely on
their core stability to efficiently perform exercises with
proper form.

The system is controlled by the ANTELOPE.APP through


a smartphone or tablet. Please ensure that you have
downloaded the app before you start your training.

9.1 Putting on the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP

1. Open the three zippers of the TANK-TOP - one on


each side and one in the middle. 2. 4.

2. Put on the TANK-TOP and make sure that the elec-


trodes lie flat on your skin without folds or wrinkles.

NOTE: The electrodes must be placed directly onto the


skin. Excessive hair growth or extremely dry skin can af-
fect the stimulation.

3. Close the zippers.

NOTE: Ensure that the electrodes are placed directly on


the targeted muscle.

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9.2 Wiring TANK-TOP and BOOSTER

1. Attach both magnetic ends of the cable to the corre-


sponding counterpart to the TANK-TOP. The cable 1. 3.
ends are identical. You do not have to pay attention Progra
m

for right or left. Conne


cted Boo
ster: 0

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up
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NOTE: You need to make sure that one cable is only


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used for the two electrodes of the same muscel group.


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Recove
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Massa
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2. Plug the other end of the cable into one of the two
channels of the ANTELOPE.BOOSTER.

NOTE: The BOOSTER consists of two channels (labelled


on the device). Whether you use channel I or channel II
will only be important in the next step. In the app you
select the corresponding channel in which you plugged
in the cable.

2. 4.

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9.3 Starting the ANTELOPE.APP and Connecting 3. Now you are ready to unlock your potential! Please
the BOOSTER click start in order to begin to set up your training
program.
1. When you open the APP an info screen appears.
Read the information and click next.

! CAUTION
4. On this screen you see an overview about the differ-
2. Read this screen carefully as you need to make sure ent workout programs you can choose from. But be-
that you fulfil the health requirements. If so, please fore you can start your workout, you need to connect
tick of the three points and click next. your phone to the ANTELOPE.BOOSTER. Please click
CONNECT TO BOOSTER in order to do so.

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5. As soon as the new screen appears your phone will 6. Instead of showing the CONNECT TO BOOST-
start scanning for devices. ER-button, you can now see to which BOOSTER your
phone is connected. In order to decide which program
Now take your ANTELOPE.BOOSTER and press and you want to use please click the white info-button in
hold the [+] button for three seconds until the LED the top right corner of the screen.
light flashes green. Now the BOOSTER is switched on
and the LED light begins to slowly flash blue. This in-
dicates that the device is searching for Bluetooth de-
vices.

You can see all available Bluetooth devices in the list.


You can select your BOOSTER by clicking on the device
EMS-[your BOOSTER number]. After a few seconds
the number of your device name will turn turquoise
showing that your phone is now connected to your
BOOSTER.

The LED on your BOOSTER will now change from a


flashing blue light to a constant blue light.

Now hit the arrow in the top left corner in order to go 7. On this screen you are provided with an overview of
back to the program selection screen. the four different training programs that you can use.
Besides a short intro text about the purpose of the
certain program and an explanation of how to use it,
you are also informed about the specific parameters
each of the programs uses.
As soon as you have chosen a program, click the arrow
in the top left corner of the screen to go back to the
program selection screen.

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8. Now click on the training program of your choice with which electrode and again check whether you
used the two magnetic ends of one cable only for one
muscle group.

Please always increase the intensity slowly and check


whether it starts to tingle on your muscle. If it begins
to feel uncomfortable please immediately decrease
the intensity by either pushing the - button in the
app or on the BOOSTER.

After setting up the right intensity for your workout,


you can click the reset button in order to start the re-
set the timer and to be able to track the duration of
your workout correctly. Pressing reset will not stop
the stimulation nor reset the intensity.

NOTE: By hitting the pause button you will not affect


the intensity and when you continue the stimulation
by pressing start again the stimulation will immedi-
ately continue on the same percentage you used prior
to the interruption.
9. Now you arrived on your workout screen.

Again you should check whether the BOOSTER name


displayed on this screen matches the number on your
device. As soon as you click the start-button the time
starts running and the stimulation begins with an in-
tensity of 1%. Only after pushing the start-button
can you adjust the intensity of your workout. By ei-
ther pushing the +-button (in order to increase) or
the --button (in order to decrease) you can adjust the
intensity of each channel separately. You can also in-
crease the intensity of both channels at the same time
by pushing the + button on the ANTELOPE.BOOSTER,
or decrease with the - button. The channels shown in
the APP express the current intensity compared to the
maximum intensity in %.

Please double-check which channel you connected

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10. THE TRAINING PROGRAMS
10.1 Warm Up 10.2 Endurance NOTE: If you can not make it to your workout one day,
you can use this program as an alternative, even just
In order to optimally prepare for your training, weve 5km,10km or even a marathon no matter what your lying on the couch or sitting at your desk. Various ad-
created this warm up program. This program can be goals are, this training program will help you improve justments to this stimulation program (even without
used while youre moving or passively while youre sit- your endurance. The scientifically optimized stimulation any movement) will help improve functions related to
ting. Just 10 minutes with this low intensity program and parameters are set up to ensure that your movements endurance.
youre ready to go. wont be too strongly influenced by the stimulation. This
allows you to continue your workout without compro- 10.3 Strength
How to use this program: mising movement quality, enabling optimal adaptation.
Exercises: loose movements, for example: You want to get stronger? Youve found the right pro-
5 minutes light jogging (to get circulation going) How to use this program: gram. The parameters in this program have been specif-
5 minutes mobilisation and dynamic stretching Exercises: Endurance training, primarily through ically developed to increase strength. The stimulation is
Suggested training time: 10 minutes before every walking/jogging/running optimized to support you during a home workout using
training session Suggested training time: 10 minutes for the first 3 your own bodyweight.
After Warm Up: Use Strength or Endurance training sessions. After that, you can increase the
training program with your ANTELOPE.TANK- training time each time you workout by 10 min- How to use this program:
TOP. utes until you reach a total of 60 minutes. Exercises: Bodyweight exercises, one or two repe-
Cool Down: relaxed jogging or walking without titions during each impulse (Examples: Push ups,
Parameters: any stimulation (5-10 minutes), where appropri- squats, planks, dips, etc.)
Frequency: 60 Hz ate followed by stretching. Suggested training time: 10 minutes for the first 3
Impulse Width: 250 s After using the Endurance program: Use the Re- training sessions. After that, you can increase the
Impulse Type: constant impulse covery/Massage Program training time each time you work out by 5 min-
Strength of stimulation feels like: approx. 5/10 Suggested number of training sessions per week: utes until you reach a total of 20 minutes. This
depending on the intensity and duration, up to 4 training should NOT be used for longer than 20
NOTE: This program is designed to prepare your body training sessions are possible (as a general rule, minutes.
for an intense workout, so the stimulation intensity in every third to fourth workout should be conduct- Cool Down: relaxed jogging or walking without
general feels significantly lower than the intensity in the ed without electrical stimulation) any stimulation (5-10 minutes), followed by
training programs. stretching.
Parameters: After using the Strength program: Use the Recov-
Frequency: 40 Hz ery/Massage Program
Impulse Width: 400 s Suggested number of training sessions per week:
Impulse Type: constant impulse 1-2, max 3
Strength of stimulation feels like: ca. 6/10

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Parameters: Parameters: 11. USE OF THE
Frequency (using the SUIT): 60-100 Hz, depen- Frequency: 60 Hz
dent on muscle group Impulse Width: 200 s ANTELOPE.BOOSTER
Impulse Width: 350 s Impulse Type: 2,5 seconds stimulation, 1 second
Impulse Type: constant impulse ramp up, no breaks NOTE: please fully charge the ANTELOPE.BOOSTER be-
Strength of stimulation feels like: ca. 9/10 Strength of stimulation feels like: ca. 3-6/10 fore initial use.

! CAUTION 11.1 Switch on/off


NOTE: Strength training with the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP
is more intense than your normal workout. It is there- DO NOT use this program at night while sleeping, since On: press and hold the [+]-button for three
fore important that you only begin this training when i.a. sleep quality can be affected. seconds
you are not already worn out from another training ses- Off: press and hold the []-button for three
sion. seconds

10.4 Recovery/Massage 11.2 Battery status

After a strenuous workout or a long day, whats more Whilst charging the BOOSTER will display a
relaxing than a massage? With this program you wont flashing green LED.
have to depend on someone else to loosen up your tight Once you disconnect the BOOSTER from the
muscles. Depending on the intensity you set, the target- charger, the LED will switch off.
ed electrical impulses simulate a regeneration-promot- When fully charged, the BOOSTER emits a
ing sports massage or a soothing relaxation massage. green light when switching it on. The light will
then turn blue to show that the BOOSTER is
How to use this program: switched on now.
Exercises: You dont need to move at all during Once the remaining charge drops under 20%,
this program. Lean back, get comfortable and the BOOSTER will display a red LED.
enjoy the massage.
Suggested training time: up to 30 minutes 11.3 Bluetooth Connection
Suggested number of training sessions per week:
max once per day After switching on the BOOSTER and before
connecting to a Bluetooth device, the BOOSTER
will display a flashing blue LED.
After connecting to the APP via Bluetooth, the
LED will change to a constant blue light.
The blue LED slowly flashes when the Blue-
tooth connection is lost.
After being disconnected from a Bluetooth de-
vice for several minutes, the BOOSTER switches
off automatically within two minutes.
11.4 General Functions

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12. FAQS: FREQUENTLY Should I worry about skin redness and irritations?
The impulse intensity is adjustable by pressing the
[+/-]-button on the BOOSTER itself. ASKED QUESTIONS Minor redness after using the ANTELOPE.
By pressing [+] you increase the intensity of all TANK-TOP or EMS in general is perfectly nor-
channels by one unit Why can I not feel any stimulation? mal. It is mainly caused by increased blood cir-
By pressing [-] you decrease the intensity of all culation and should disappear within a couple
channels by one unit Is the BOOSTER charged? It needs to charge for of minutes after you take off the product.
at least one hour before being used. Another reason might be pressure marks
11.5 Charging the BOOSTER Have you connected the correct channel? Ch1 caused by the compression. This is nothing to
in the APP controls the intensity of the muscle worry about. However, you should not wear
The 2Ch-BOOSTER is equipped with a rechargeable lith- group connected to Ch1 on the BOOSTER. Ch2 the TANK-TOP for several hours.
ium-ion battery. While it takes about one hour to fully in the app controls the intensity of BOOSTER Severe irritation might derive from too high
charge the BOOSTER, it provides you with enough ener- Ch2 . stimulation intensity. The next time you use the
gy to work out intensively for up to four hours. You can Is the BOOSTER connected to the TANK-TOP? ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP try to start at a lower
charge the BOOSTER using the USB cable via your PC, Make sure that the magnetic heads are proper- level and slowly increase the intensity.
laptop or the wall socket using a USB adapter. ly connected to the buttons on the ANTELOPE. Extreme redness might be caused by an aller-
TANK-TOP. gic reaction to the material of the electrodes. If
NOTE: before charging the BOOSTER please ensure that Are the electrodes placed correctly? Make sure the skin redness does not disappear for several
the outlet or any other power source is not stronger than that you have put the product on according to hours, please consult a physician, especially
one ampere. the instructions in Section 9. before you use your ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP the
next time.
To avoid damage to your equipment please check the The stimulation is uncomfortable. What can I do?
following requirements before charging the BOOSTER: I have a prickling sensation in my extremities. Is that
Your charging plug is compatible with your Make sure that the black silicone electrodes on normal?
countrys power socket. the inside of the TANK-TOP are placed correct-
The nominal voltage in your electrical network ly and lie flat on your skin. ATTENTION: If you Yes, it is, although only few people have that feeling. As
fits the requirements of the charging device need to adjust the electrodes please switch the the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP stimulate the larger nerves,
you are using. BOOSTER off first. too, which control your muscles. There is no problem
The output amperage of the charger device is You can try adding some moisture (water) with that as long as it does not feel uncomfortable.
one ampere or more to the electrodes or the skin underneath the
electrodes to increase the conductivity. ATTEN-
TION: Before adding water, please switch the
BOOSTER off first!
Check if the magnetic heads are connected to
the buttons placed on the TANK-TOP and if the
cable is plugged into the BOOSTER.

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Does the product cause sore muscles? 13. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 14. CARE AND MAINTENANCE
As with any intense muscular activity you can expect ! DANGER
having sore muscles depending on the intensity and 14.1 Battery Life
complexity of your workout. Since EMS stimulates the Please follow the safety instructions. Doing otherwise
muscle more intensively, you might experience stron- may cause damage to the device, expiry of your guar- Store your BOOSTER in a cool, dry place.
ger soreness after the first sessions until you get used antee and injury. In case you do not intend to use the BOOSTER
to working out with EMS. To get used to working out for a longer period of time, please make sure
with the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP, please follow the in- Store the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP out of the to charge it at least every six months.
structions given in this manual and within the informa- reach of children in order to prevent them You must not try to replace the battery pack
tion in the ANTELOPE.APP. from swallowing dangerous parts of the prod- yourself. Opening the BOOSTER yourself may
uct cause damage and leads to expiry of your
You must not try to replace the battery pack guarantee.
yourself. Opening the BOOSTER yourself may
cause damage and will lead to expiry of your 14.2 Washing instructions
guarantee.
Do not touch the electrodes with your fingers The textile consists of 54% polyamide, 36% polypropyl-
while operating your device. ene and 10% elastane. It is hand-washable WITHOUT
Do not use the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP while the BOOSTER. To ensure maximum durability of the
driving, operating machines or manual labour. textile please follow the instructions:
Do not use the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP in wet The textile is washable per hand (max. 30C /
conditions such as heavy rain or snow, while 86F).
bathing, showering or swimming. To avoid causing damage to the electrodes
Never put the BOOSTER or the cables into the use of softener and bleach hinder moisture
washing machine. The textile including the transport.
electrodes is washable by hand. Your body Do not tumble-dry. Hang damp garment from
needs to get used to the kind of stress it is line or bar, in or out doors.
exposed to when using EMS. Do not iron.
Start at low intensities and slowly increase the Do not dry clean.
power. Do not deviate from the instructions
given in this manual.
While working out actively with the ANTE- ! WARNING
LOPE.TANK-TOP always keep your muscles
tense or keep moving. Do not put it in the dryer hang it up for drying.

No ironing and no dry-cleanin

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15. DISPOSAL 17. PACKAGING 18. TECHNICAL
SPECIFICATIONS
Products with an ANTELOPE logo must not be disposed The following symbols are printed on the package or
of with your household waste. Please dispose in compli- the user manual (colour and size may vary):
ance with statutory regulations. The equipment cannot be
Parameter Description
discarded with household refuse. The equipment must
be delivered to a suitable collection point for disposal. By
Model ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP
doing so, you will be contributing to the safeguarding of By displaying the CE mark the manufacturer
natural resources and health. confirms that the product complies with all Temperature (0-35C), Humidi-
Storage Conditions
necessary requirements of the EU regulations. ty (20 85%)
Batteries must be disposed of in compliance with rele- Conformity assessment procedures have been
Temperature (0-40C), Humidi-
vant national regulatory requirements. completed. Operating Conditions
ty (20 65%)

Measurements 10,3cm x 4,9cm x 1,9cm

16. GUARANTEE Manufacturer Details Weight 80g

Current max. 100mA


We assure a 24 months guarantee on all our ANTE- Date of Production
1-5000 HZ (depending on the
LOPE products according to statutory provisions. We of- Frequency
program)
fer a six-month warranty on electrodes and ANTELOPE.
BOOSTER. Serial Number Impulse Width 50 s - 400s

Excluded from the warranty are loss, destruction


and damages caused by: Store in a dry place The serial number of the Booster can be found on the
Normal wear and tear, fire, water damage, back of the device.
theft, vermin or insect infestation.
Misuse of the ANTELOPE.TANK-TOP including Critical information (as per the user manual)
physical misuse.
Wrong storage
Faulty use or non-observance of the instruc-
tions given in this manual.
Faulty installation
Wrong maintenance
Any modifications which are not approved by
Wearable Life Science GmbH

Please contact our Customer Care team in case you


have any questions regarding your guarantee.

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19. CONTACT
Wearable Life Science GmbH

Dr. Kurt Schumacher Str. 30


90402 Nuremberg Germany

Email: info@antelope.club
Internet: www.antelope.club
Telephone: +49 (0) 69 79588895HRB Nrnberg 30554
Ust DE2950005

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