User Manual

User Guide for the Slow Control Fork

Turning the fork ON / OFF

Allumer la fourchette Slow Control

ON: Press for 1 second:
A vibration indicates that the fork is turned on.
OFF: The fork turns off automatically when not used for more than 3 minutes.

Food detection

Detection de la fourchette

Normal detection:
The fork head detects when you bring food into your mouth.
contact detection
False detection with the second hand
The second hand shall not be in contact with the fork head.
Pain touche fourchetteDoigt touche couteauFourchette touche couteau non-isoléFourchette touche contenant
1. The second hand gets in touch with the fork head through the bread.2. The second hand gets in touch with the fork head by use of the knife, if the finger touches the blade (isolated handle).3. The second hand gets in touch with the fork head by use of a knife that is not isolated. This problem does not occur with the isolated knife that comes with the package.4. The second hand gets in touch with the fork head through a non isolated container (plastic or metal container). Use a plate.

Cleaning and care

retirer la cléRemettre la clé
Gently take out the electronic key. Once the electronic key taken out, you can put the fork in the dishwasher.Before usage: Gently place the electronic key back in the fork handle.
Ne pas passer la clé sous l'eauBuvard témoin d'humiditéNe pas plonger la clé dans l'eauNe pas mettre la clé dans le lave-vaisselle
Don’t put the electronic key under running water.A humidity indicator is embedded in the circuit compartment of the electronic key ( white = dry / red = humid )Don’t plunge the electronic key into the sink.Don’t put the electronic key into the dishwasher.

Changing the battery

Battery type: AAAA battery

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Changing the battery:
Open the battery cover.
Battery life:
3 to 6 months if used for two meals per day.
Attention !
Insert the battery in the right direction.
We recommend you to use batteries from certified brands.

Alarm

Lumière rougelumière verteVibrationinterval de 10 sécondes
Light blinking red every three seconds. Please wait.Light blinking green every three seconds. You can eat.Vibration: bite too close in time to the former one.Default setting: the electronic key is delivered with a fork set at a default interval of 10 seconds.

Alarm settings

Preamble

Please read the 5 points below before starting the procedure

  1. Wait until the fork is OFF
  2. You will successively have the possibility

    – A : to set the duration of the alarm between two bites
    – B : to turn off the light during the meal

    To find your way around
    – Fast red / green flashing light means you are in the step of adjusting the duration.
    – Fast green / green flashing light means you are in the light adjustment stage.
  3. Setting the duration of the alarm: 

    1 – Keep pressed for 3 seconds until a flashing green / red flash appears
    2 – Release the button
    3 – Press the button again and keep the support for as many seconds than the duration of the alarm you want to program.
    4 – Release button
    5 – The new alarm duration is programmed
  4. Deactivation of light: if you want to turn off the light during the meal.

    1 – Once finished the alarm duration setting mode you enter the light activation setting mode ,( a fast green green flashing light then indicates that you are this mode)
    2 – You want to turn off the light during the meal: Press during this quick green flashing
    3 – You want to keep the light during the meal: do nothing and wait the fast flashing green stops (3 seconds)
  5. End of setting mode

    1 – single vibration and log of 1.5 seconds.
    2 – you can have your meal with your new setting

Legal notice

Directive CEne pas jeter dans les ordures ménagères

Warranty terms and conditions

This product meets the requirements and other relevant regulations of the current European directive RoH5 and the directives CE 2011/65/CE, 201430/CE and 2014/35/CEThis product is subject to the provisions of the DEEE 201/19/EU directive. Don’t throw away this product with the regular household trash.We thank you for the purchase of this Slow Control fork (C). The local and applicable warranty laws apply to your purchase. Slow Control can not accept any warranty claims in case of dammage or defects caused by the use or treatment of the product incompatable with normal personal or domestic use or with the recommendations of this user guide.

Product information

consume less

By using this product, by eating more slowly, you should consume around 10% less food, which relieves pressure on the planet.

eat mindfully

By using this product, by eating more slowly, you will relieve your organism. View the scientific publications available here

Patents filed – Registered trademark Slow Control