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Autoclave; Trouble Shooting - AND MPA-10 Instruction Manual

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13-4 Autoclave

After removal, the pipette lower part can be sterilized in an autoclave.
*Only as for the MPA series
Autoclave settings for lower part: Run at 121℃ at 2 ATMs for 20 minutes
・Be sure to allow the lower part to completely dry before reassembling the pipette.
・Please refrain from using sterilization processes other than autoclave as they can
damage the pipette.
Due to repeatedly aspirating and dispensing various liquids the micropipette easily
succumbs to damage and contamination. In the event of device failure consult the
following table. Request repair if that still doesn't solve the problem. (Refer to "15.
WHEN REQUESTING REPAIR")
Problem
Device won't turn on
Device will not aspirate
Leakage from the tip
Liquid remains in the
tip

14. TROUBLE SHOOTING

Reason
Battery not charged
Battery connector not
properly attached
Contamination of
electrodes
Battery degradation
Battery charge
insufficient
Tip holder head
jammed
Piston doesn't move
Use of contaminated
tip
Tip is loose
Piston seal is defective Replace the lower part
Abrasion, denting, or
damage to the tip
holder
Use of volatile liquids
Liquid has high
viscosity
Charge the battery
Remove and reattach the
battery connector
Clean electrodes
Replace the battery
Charge the battery
Clean or replace the lower part
*When cleaning ensure no
foreign objects enter the
piston section
Use a new tip
Attach the tip properly
Replace the lower part
Refer to "10 PIPETTING FOR
ACCURATE DISPENSING"
Refer to "9-6 Reverse operation"
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How to fix

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