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FAQs UV-A tester

FAQs UV-A tester

If you have any questions, please let us know by mail. hygiene@alcochem.nl

Q1. What are the minimum requirements for my smartphone?

Q2. Known compatibility

Answer Q1

System Requirements for the Alcochem UV tester

• Android 4.2 and later
• 4 pin type earphone jack
• Over 2.2V output from earphone jack plug*

• iOS 5 and later
• 4 pin type earphone jack

From iPhone 7 onwards you need to use the “Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter”

If your Smartphone does not meet these system requirements,
you will need to upgrade your Smartphone to the versions listed above.

*Some Japanese and Chinese producers have models which do not follow the standard earphone output of 2.2 V.
On these models the UV tester may not work or work well.

Answer Q2

Compatibility checked:
Apple iPhone / iPad
Samsung Smartphones

Known compatibility issues:
Sony (Sony Z2, Sony Z3)
Huawei (P7)

Samsung S7 and S7 Edge (because of the water resistant of the earphone jack)

Manual UVA tester 


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