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BGStar® Product Specifications

The BGStar® is the compact and intuitive blood glucose meter with easy-to-use features and accuracy so people with diabetes can have the confidence to take charge of their lives.

CodingNo Code
Sample Size0.5 microliters
Test time6 seconds*
Assay MethodDynamic Electrochemistry®
MemoryStores the previous 1,865 test results, including the date, time, and meal time tag (if enabled) with each reading.
Alarms7 alarms can be preset by the user
Measurement Unitsmg/dL or mmol/L
Only one is selected for each meter,
not switchable by user (set at factory)
Maximum Altitude3,045 meters (10,000 feet)
Hematocrit20% to 60%
Operating Relative HumidityUp to 90% RH
Operating Temperature10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F)
SampleWhole blood, capillary
CalibrationPlasma equivalent
Result Range1.1 to 33.3 mmol/L
20 to 600 mg/dL
SizeL = 86 mm, W = 46 mm, H = 16 mm
Weight48 grams
Power SourceTwo CR2032 lithium coin batteries
Automatic DeactivationSleep mode engaged after 3 minutes of inactivity, except when the meter is waiting for a strip to be filled when it will switch to sleep mode after 5 minutes of inactivity

* Test time: completed in an average of 6 seconds

  • Visit BGStar® for more information on how this innovative BGM can help give you the confidence to take charge of life with diabetes.
  • To find out more about the intelligent technology behind the BGStar®, and how it can help to ensure accurate blood glucose results, visit our page explaining the science behind Dynamic Electrochemistry®.
  • The free BGStar® Diabetes Management Software can keep you and your healthcare professional connected to make better-informed diabetes-related decisions together.
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  5. Updated : November 20, 2012