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Agilent Technologies 1100 Series User Manual

Agilent technologies lc devices user guide.
Agilent®1100 Series
LC Devices
Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data
Acquisition
XCALI-97190 Revision B
July 2007

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    Agilent®1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition XCALI-97190 Revision B July 2007...

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    © 2007 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. All rights reserved. Agilent® is a registered trademark of Agilent Technologies Inc. Hewlett-Packard® is a registered trademark of Hewlett-Packard Company. LCQ™, LTQ™, LXQ™, MSQ™, TSQ™, and Xcalibur™ are trademarks of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Appendix A Upgrading an HP 1100 Series LC ....... . .

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    Preface About This Guide This guide describes how to hardwire an Agilent® 1100 Series LC to a Thermo Scientific mass spectrometer and the data system computer, configure an Agilent autosampler for contact closure from within the Xcalibur Instrument Configuration program, and trigger data collection with an Agilent autosampler.

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    Tip Helpful information that can make a task easier. Safety Precautions To connect the Agilent 1100 Series LC stack to a Thermo Scientific mass spectrometer, you must install an external contact board in one of the Agilent modules and a LAN interface board in a second Agilent module.

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    To suggest changes to documentation or to Help • Fill out a reader survey online at www.thermo.com/lcms-techpubs. • Send an e-mail message to the Technical Publications Editor at Thermo Scientific 800-532-4752 561-688-8731 www.thermo.com/finnigan techpubs.finnigan-lcms@thermofisher.com. Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition Preface...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Agilent Modules Supported By Lc Devices Versions 2.0.2 And 2.1.0

    Agilent 1100 Control Module is connected. Refer to the Agilent 1100 Series LC reference manuals for instructions on how to connect the CAN cables. 2. Press the Esc key on the Control Module until System appears in the upper-left corner of the LCD display.

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    Product Serial# Version On-time EMF 4. Check the firmware versions of the Agilent 1100 Series modules. Refer to Table 1 for the firmware versions supported by the Xcalibur 2.0. and higher data system. Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition...

  • Page 11: Chapter 2 Connecting The Hardware, Ethernet Communication Kit

    Installing the External Contact Interface Board Connecting the Trigger Cable 2. In addition, one of the modules of the Agilent 1100 Series LC must have a Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition Part Number...

  • Page 12: Installing A Network Card In An Agilent Module

    For the Agilent LC system to communicate with the Xcalibur data system through an Ethernet connection, one of the modules in the Agilent 1100 Series LC stack must have a network interface card. If the stack has a detector, the card is usually installed in the detector.

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    1100 Series 1100 Series 1100 Series 1100 Series On position Off position Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition Connecting the Hardware Installing a Network Card in an Agilent Module Solvent cabinet Binary pump ◄...

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    Agilent 1100 Series detector. Figure 2. Back panel of an Agilent 1100 Series detector...

  • Page 15: Connecting The Ethernet Communication Cables

    Connecting the Ethernet Communication Cables To connect the Ethernet communication cable to an Agilent 1100 Series LC 1. Connect a category 5, shielded Ethernet cable from the JetDirect 400N network card to the Ethernet switch. CAUTION To comply with safety and EMC regulations, you must use category 5, shielded Ethernet cables to make the Ethernet connections for your instrument.

  • Page 16: Installing The External Contact Interface Board

    Installing the External Contact Interface Board Installing the External Contact Interface Board If your Agilent 1100 Series Autosampler is not already equipped with an external contact interface board, install one as described below. 1. If you have not already done so, turn off the autosampler and unplug it from line power.

  • Page 17: Connecting The Trigger Cable

    3. Connect the DB15 connector to the RELAY CONTACTS receptacle located on the external contact interface board of the Agilent 1100 Series autosampler. See Thermo Scientific Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition Connecting the Hardware Connecting the Trigger Cable...

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    LCQ Series Control (Rear panel) (Left-side panel) Surveyor MSQ (Rear panel) Not drawn to scale Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition White wire Brown wire START IN – (5V Max) (5V Max) Start In +...

  • Page 19: Chapter 3 Configuring The Autosampler For Contact Closure

    Configuring the Autosampler for Contact Closure The Agilent 1100 Series devices query the PC for the stack IP address only during their start up procedure. Therefore, complete the following procedure, and ensure that the Xcalibur Home Page window is open before you turn on the Agilent 1100 Series devices.

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    8. Open the Xcalibur data system before you turn on the devices of your Agilent1100 Series Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition • In the Stack IP Address box, type the IP address for your Agilent 1100 LC stack.

  • Page 21: Chapter 4 Triggering Data Acquisition With The Autosampler

    Triggering Data Acquisition with the Autosampler If you want the Agilent 1100 series autosampler to trigger data acquisition, you must make the appropriate selections in the Timed Events page for the autosampler for each instrument method you create. Instrument methods contain the contact closure signals, the chromatographic conditions, and the MS detector settings for an LC/MS application.

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    8. Choose File > Exit to close the Instrument Setup window. Xcalibur prompts you with the Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition Save As dialog box, the File Summary Information Dialog box, and the File Save - Audit Trail dialog box.

  • Page 23: Chapter 5 Turning Off The Solvent Tracking Feature

    7. Clear the Error If Empty check box by using the right arrow to move the focus to this setting, and then pressing Enter. Thermo Scientific Agilent 1100 handheld control module ◄ Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition ◄ Enter...

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    9. From the Windows XP start menu, choose All Programs > Xcalibur > Xcalibur. 10. If the Info view is not displayed, choose View > Info View. Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition The Home Page appears.

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    Upgrading an HP 1100 Series LC The Xcalibur 2.0 and higher data system supports control of the Hewlett-Packard (HP) 1100 Series LC only if you upgrade the HP 1100 communication interface to an Ethernet interface. To upgrade your HP 1100 Series LC 1.

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    Upgrading an HP 1100 Series LC 2. Follow the instructions in Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition Table 5. Parts required to upgrade an Xcalibur-controlled HP 1100 Series LC Part Number Description of Part...

  • Page 27: Index

    Agilent pumps stack IP address stack MAC address Xcalibur data system Instrument Configuration program, configuring the Agilent 1100 series autosampler for contact closure Instrument Setup view Agilent 1100 Series LC Devices Connecting the Hardware and Triggering Data Acquisition...

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