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How to use events to switch valve positions on the ACQUITY Column Manager - Active in advanced mode - WKB3148

Article number: 3148

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Configure the timing for switching the valve position during run using the Empower instrument method for the Column Manager - Active.

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY H-Class Column Manager - Active (CM-A)
  • Empower

PROCEDURE

1. The instrument module must be configured in the Advanced mode in the console.

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Note: This example assumes that the installed valve is 8-position, 9-port. It is possible to configure a 2-position, 6-port valve if that type is installed.

2. Cycle power to the CM-A. Exit Empower in order to refresh Run Samples.

 

3. Open the column manager instrument method and select Advanced mode.

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4. Click on the Events tab.

 

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5. Select Run Events, and add lines to the table (see below), choosing a time, event, and action for each.

 

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6. Once the table is filled out, save the instrument method.

NOTE: If there are any questions about which event position corresponds to which physical valve position, click on this button: clipboard_e85ca961d115477a0d0fe4e25b92b7fbb

Clicking the help button brings up this table:

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

A-30MCM, UPCMA, UPCMAIVD, UPIBSM, UPIBSM+, UPISMFL, UPISMFL+, UPISMFTIVD, UPISMFTN, UPISMFTN+, UPPCMA, UPQSM, UPQSM+, UPQSMBIO, UPQSMBIO+, UPSMFTN, UPSMFTN+, UPSMFTNB+, UPSMFTNBIO

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