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Error "General Failure: 0 of 1 pumps respond" for ACQUITY M-Class - WKB8959

Article number: 8959

SYMPTOMS

  • Submit a sample set and on the second run the error message appears: "General Failure: 0 of 1 pumps respond"
  • The trap valve manager reports an error: "failure to communicate with sample manager"
  • When the second run starts, the Sample Manager and the Trap Valve Manager are free, but the micro Binary Solvent Manager still indicates pumping from the last run 

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY M-Class
  • MassLynx 4.1 or 4.2

CAUSE

Software configuration error

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. In the Inlet editor, click the Tools menu > Select Instrument Configuration
  2. Select Events and Triggering in the bottom-right.
  3. Select Events in 1, and click Next.
  4. Select Trigger by Contact Closure for both the pump and the detector.
  5. Select Next, and then select Finish.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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