The ACQUITY QDa is unable to enter a 'Ready' state; the console displays the messages "QDA is getting ready" and "Source temperature settling"
The source temperature drops from 120 to 60 °C in 0.2 minutes, shortly after switching into Operate mode
- The source temperature is stable at 120 °C while in Standby mode
- ACQUITY QDa
The ion block thermocouple is faulty.
FIX or WORKAROUND
Replace the ion block thermocouple (700009620).