This Information Applies To: Agilent GC/MSD systems controlled by OpenLab CDS software
Performing an Air and Water Check is an important diagnostic check to make sure the levels of air and water in the MSD analyzer are low enough to ensure good instrument performance. The information provided in the report can help diagnose the nature and severity of a leak.
Steps to Follow
Tips: The Air and Water Check can only be performed in EI (Electron Ionization) mode.
Figure 1. Select Generate air/water report option
1. Method layout, 2. MSD setup, 3. Tune option, 4. Tune control is requested, 5. Generate air/water report option
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