This Information Applies To: Agilent ICP-MS (7700/7800/7850/7900/8800/8900)
How to power off the Agilent ICP-MS Foreline Pump to perform maintenance, or when fully powering off the Agilent ICP-MS System.
The ICP-MS MassHunter Software controls the pump’s ON/OFF control, which will transition the ICP-MS System from standby mode to shutdown mode.
If software communication is not possible, it is possible to shift from standby to shutdown mode by pressing the vacuum ON/OFF switch on the ICP-MS. The switch is located under the ICP-MS large cover.
Steps to Follow
3a. For ICP-MS MassHunter 4.6 and below: Click the drop-down arrow next to the Hardware button and select Vacuum Off (Figure 1)
3b. For MassHunter 5.1 and above: Click the Dashboard tab on the left, then click on the Mainframe image. Select Vacuum from the menu (Figure 2)
3c. Using the switch located under the ICP-MS large cover
Warning: When the plasma is lit, do not open the top covers. Confirm that the ICP-MS is in standby mode before continuing.
The Foreline Pump is now completely powered off and ready for maintenance. See the instructions to Power On the ICP-MS Foreline Pump.
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