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Accu-Chek Active

Item Description

The Accu-Chek Active blood glucose meter packs many powerful features into a smaller size. No coding reduces handling steps,  see test result averages up to 90 days, get alerts if your test strips are expired or if you’ve underdosed, re-dose within 10 seconds, set pre-and post-meal reminders to test, and more.

Product Manuals


97.8 x 46.8 x 19.1mm




Results in 5 seconds


500 test results

Benefits and Features


  • Accurate1 blood glucose measurement


  • No coding for even easier blood glucose monitoring
  • easy-to-read display  (new typeface)
  • intuitive handling with just 2 buttons


  • Underdose detection
  • visual double check
  • 10 seconds re-dose option


  • Pre- and postmeal markers
  • postprandial reminder
  • 7,14,30 or now 90 day test averages
  • USB interface for data transfer


Previous Accu-Chek Active meter generations will be upgraded to no coding via black activation chip . Know more>>

1The Accu-Chek Active bGM system meets the DIN EN ISO 15197:2013 requirements (data on file, 2014).

Additional specifications
Meter type :

Accu-Chek Active meter (Model GB)

Catalogue no. / Serial no. :

See type plate on the back of the meter

Test principle :

Determination of glucose in fresh capillary blood by reflectance photometry.

Blood glucose values can be tested in whole blood or plasma.

The meter displays blood glucose values corresponding to those in plasma.

Measuring interval :

10-600 mg/dL

Blood volume :

1-2 μl

Measuring time :

Test strip in the meter: approx. 5 seconds

Test strip outside the meter: approx. 08 seconds

Power supply :

1 battery (type CR2032)

Battery life :

approx. 1000 tests or approx. 1 year

Automatic power-off :

after 30 or 90 seconds depending on operating status

Memory :

500 test results with time and date, as well as 7, 14, 30 and 90 days averages

Temperature :

During testing: +8 to +42°C

During storage without battery: -25 to +70°C

During storage with battery: -20 to +50°C

Atmospheric humidity :

During testing: up to 85% relative humidity

During testing: up to 93% relative humidity


Sea level to 4000 m

Dimensions :

97.8 x 46.8 x 19.1 mm

Weight :

Without battery: approx. 46 g

With battery: approx. 50 g

Display :

96-segment liquid crystal display (LCD)

Interface :

USB (Micro B)

Safety class :


Electromagnetic compatibility :

The Accu-Chek Active meter meets the electromagnetic immunity requirements and the electromagnetic emissions requirements as per EN 61326-2-6 and EN ISO 15197 Annex A.

The chosen basis for electrostatic discharge immunity testing was basic standard IEC 61000-4-2.

Performance analysis :

Calibration and traceability: The performance data for the Accu-Chek Active bGM system was calibrated using venous blood containing various glucose concentrations. Reference values are obtained using the hexokinase method, which is calibrated using the ID-GCMS method.

Accuracy performance :

The Accu-Chek Active bGM system meets the DIN EN ISO 15197:2013 requirements (data on file, 2014).

How to use Accu-Chek Active blood glucose meter

Testing your blood glucose is an essential part of managing diabetes. The Accu-Chek Active blood glucose meter can help to make it convenient by giving you fast, hassle-free, and accurate results in 4 simple steps.

  • Insert the glucose test strip
  • Prick your finger with the lancet to draw out a blood drop.
  • Carefully touch the blood drop onto the green field of the test strip.
  • Read the blood glucose result.