This Information Applies To: 2100 Bioanalyzer, 2100 Expert software
This article explains how to install the Agilent 2100 Expert software and connect a PC to an Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer system.
Steps to follow:
The latest version of the Expert software, can be downloaded free of charge here. The read me file for this software, which contains information such as system requirements and installation instructions, can be found here.
If installing the 2100 Expert software to connect to a Bioanalyzer, rather than simply for data analysis, please consider the following:
Figure 1. Bioanalyzer USB to serial adapter cables
Adding the Electrophoresis and Instrument Control Licenses
The license codes can be found in the following places:
Figure 2. License Administration Tool dialog box: View/Delete License
Follow these steps to add the licenses after downloading and installing the software:
Figure 3. License Administration Tool dialog box: Add License tab
Establishing and Verifying the Instrument and PC Communication
Figure 4. COM Port drop-down list
Figure 5. Different states of the Bioanalyzer icon in the Instrument context
Learn how to effectively maintain your Bioanalyzer:
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