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Accu-Chek Performa

Item Description

The Accu-Chek Performa blood glucose meter makes blood glucose monitoring quick and easy. It’s ready to use right out of the box, requiring no set-up. Each meter uses Accu-Chek Performa test strips and an Accu-Chek Softclix® lancing device. Helpful alerts remind you to monitor before and after meals, giving you valuable information to support therapy decisions for a healthy active life.

Proven Accuracy
Meets the latest international accuracy standard for blood glucose monitoring systems ISO 15197:20131.

Proven Reliability
Built-in features that ensure consistent and accurate results2

Proven least painful lancing device
Patented technology for the virtually pain-free testing3


1.International Organization for Standardization. In vitro diagnostic test system-requirements for blood-glucose system for self-testing in managing diabetes mellitus. DINENISO16197:2013

2. Accu-Chek Performa Evaluation Report 2013

3.Kocher, S, et al., Comparison of Lancing Devices for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Regarding Lancing Pain J Diabetes Sci Technol 2009; Sep. 3(5):1136-1143.

Product Manuals


Large LCD


Results in 5 seconds


500 test results with date and time


No coding. No set-up


Tiny: 0.6µL

Benefits and Features
  • Large, easy-to-read display
  • Used with easy-to-handle Accu-Chek Performa test strips
  • Tiny blood sample: only 0.6µL of blood required
  • Fast results in 5 seconds
  • No coding needed, making the monitoring process quick and easy
  • No set-up required. It’s ready to use right out of the box
  • Set up to 4 pre- or post-meal alerts, so you never forget to monitor
  • Automatically turns on when you insert a test strip
  • Saves energy by turning off automatically when you’re finished testing
  • Time and memory are saved for up to 72 hours if the battery is removed
Additional Specifications
Measuring principle:

Mutant variant of quinoprotein glucose dehydrogenase (Mut. Q-GDH), electrochemical

Measuring time:

5 seconds

Measuring conditions:

Temperature: 8°C to 44°C

Storage conditions:

-25°C to 70°C

Memory capacity:

500 blood glucose results and 20 control tests results with time and date

Test averages:

7, 14, 30 and 90 days

Data Transfer:

Infrared (IR)


94 x 52 x 21 mm


59g with battery



Beep tone:

Yes (factory setting ON)


1 battery, 3V type CR2032

Auto power off:

2 minutes

Under dosing detection:


Altitude independence:

0 to 3,094 m (0 to 10,150 ft.)

Sample size:

0.6 µL

Measuring range:

10 - 600 mg/dL (0.6 – 33.3 mmol/L)

How to use Accu-chek Performa blood glucose meter?

Get results in 3 steps:

  1. Insert your test strip into the meter and it turns on automatically.
  2. Apply your blood sample to the easy to see yellow window. Only 1 small drop is needed.
  3. In 5 seconds, your test results will appear in the easy to read display.