This Information Applies To: Agilent G7167A/B Infinity II Multisamplers
The Agilent Multisampler autoreferencing procedure uses predefined positions on the base plate and the sample hotel to calibrate the positioning of the needle parkstation and the sample hotel. Auto referencing is required to compensate for deviations in positioning the needle assembly and the sample tray. The procedure is required after disassembling the system or when you exchange the sample handler, the sample hotel, the needle parkstation, the needle assembly, or one of the main boards.
This function is implemented in the drawer detection and in the needle exchange routine.
Steps to follow
There are various ways to perform the auto referencing procedure of the G7167A/B multisampler (via Lab Advisor, CDS, or the Instant Pilot).
All the methods first require the following preparation steps:
Auto Referencing via Lab Advisor
Auto Referencing via CDS
Open the CDS of the instrument
Right-click in the Active Area of the Multisampler. This action will open a drop-down menu. Select 'Modify' and select 'Drawer Configuration' (Figure 1).
Follow the steps given by the software for the Autoreferencing procedure
When done, click the 'Back' button.
Auto Referencing via the Instant Pilot
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