The Argus is manufactured by Aviacom in Belgium. It has three parts: Processing Unit, Cutter and Control Unit. The Argus turns on with 4 button pushes. The first wakes it up, which is followed by a HELLO. The Logo, ARG and US will then flash in sequence. As each part flashes, press the button. If you are too fast or slow with the flash sequence, it will turn back off with a Bye Bye.
The unit will give the status on 3 checks during startup: Battery, Cutter and System. A check mark indicates each part is in working order. An error will be shown followed by a shut-off. If everything is in working order, the unit will show the current mode. The unit is on for 14 hours before the automatic shut-off, or you can manually turn it off before 14 hours. Continue reading