Wireless technology links
the PAL with PANDAHLINK allowing
messages to be transferred in both directions. Once PANDAHLINK receives
the trigger message from the PAL, the associated PAL light
will flash and the internal beeper will sound providing confirmation
that PANDAHLINK has received the trigger message.
The red light will also flash on the PANDAHLINK base
If the button press was accidental, then pressing the button again within ten
seconds of the original half-second press will extinguish the light and no
action is taken.
If the trigger is not cancelled within ten seconds, the light will extinguish
and PANDAHLINK will send the appropriate SMS message to the
An acknowledgement is returned to the PAL with
several brief red light flashes and beeps reassuring the PAL owner
that a carer has been alerted.
The PAL is powered by a lithium
coin cell. If a low battery condition is detected, a low battery
message is sent from PANDAHLINK to the primary
carer(s). Battery lifetime is approximately 2 to 3 years, whilst
replacement is swift and simple via return to store for either
a replacement battery or trade in for a new PAL.
Out Of Range
Should the primary PAL and PANDAHLINK lose
wireless contact, an SMS message is automatically sent to the primary
carer(s) to alert them of this situation.
When enabled, the out of range interval can be pre-set to either 5, 10 or 20
minutes. This function is valuable in assisting with potential wanderer conditions.