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Accu-Chek® Smart Pix Data Management System.


Get an instant picture of your diabetes in 3 easy steps.

The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader helps both people living with diabetes and their healthcare professionals to view and understand results.

Accu-Chek Smart Pix is a unique, easy to use device reader which can transfer your diabetes data from Accu-Chek blood glucose meters and insulin pump to your PC using infrared technology.

The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader features include:

  • Plug and play functionality
  • No software installation required
  • Data results can be viewed in various formats

Click here to view video demo of the Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader.

Click Here  to download the latest Smart Pix Software for your Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader


  • Dimensions: 104 mm x 74 mm x 38 mm
  • Weight :  90 g
  • Display :  6 blue LEDs in groups (vertical, horizontal, central)
  • Power Supply:  5 V DC/ 100 mA (taken from USB port)
  • Maximum power consumption:  5 V / 100 mA
  • Ports: 1 x infared port, 1 x USB port (USB 1.1)
  • USB Certification:  USB Vendor ID: 0x173A, USB product ID: 0x838
  • Service temperature range: 5˚C - 40˚C (41˚F - 104˚F)
  • Storage temperature range: -25˚C - 70˚C (-13˚F - 158˚F)
  • Absolute humidity:  5 g/m3- 25 g/m3
  • Language selection: 1 out of 28 (Version V 3.00) 

System Requirements:

The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader provides ‘state-of-the-art’ connectivity for Accu-Chek devices, by using  industry standard connectivity (USB) and file formats (HTML, XML, BMP, PNG, etc.)

When connected to a PC, Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader is recognised by the computer as a mass storage device (MSD) i.e. a drive with removable disk (similar to a USB memory stick). All information from the uploaded devices, but also the elements needed for the user interface appear as files on this drive and are not transferred to the hard disk of the computer.

The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader is recognised in addition by the computer as a human interface device (HID), similar to a mouse or keyboard. This functionality is currently not used, but will be used as connectivity platform for future PC applications.

the Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader connects via a USB cable to a PC, therefore a free USB port is needed.

There is no need for batteries; power to Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader is provided via the USB port.

The PCs operating system must provide full USB support; therefore Microsoft Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4) or Microsoft XP (Home or Professional) must be used. Older operating systems do not provide the needed USB support.

For accessing the user interface of Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader  an Internet browser must be installed (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Opera 8.x and later).

The user interface of the Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader system is optimised for a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels; the monitor must be set to that resolution or higher.

The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader can be used with the following Accu-Chek products:

Here’s what you need to use The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader:

  • A PC with a free USB port
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000 (service pack 4), Microsoft XP, Microsoft Vista or Windows 7
  • An installed Internet browser (although an internet connection is not required)
  • A monitor set to a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher
  • A printer connected to a PC (if you wish to print reports)

How to Use

Get an instant picture of your diabetes, just follow these 3 easy steps:

 Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader - Plug, Place and Play

Plug - Simply plug in the Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader to the USB port of your PC.


Place - Place and Accu-Chek blood glucose meter or insulin pump in front of the Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader.


Play - The results are immediately shown on the screen in the form of easy to read charts and graphs

If the PC fulfils the requirements mentioned under Specifications, no specific software installation is required – The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader provides true plug ‘n play functionality. Functionality provided by the web browser and the operating system is used for operating the device.

The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader can be easily customized to individual needs via an integrated setup function. Settings are permanently stored on the device and are not lost after disconnecting from the USB port or power down. Settings can be made for the topics listed below:

  • Summary
  • Language
  • Display Options
  • Personal Setup
  • Report Setup

For more information on how to use your Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader, please consult your Reference Manual: 

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