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Is 6230 TOF safe pumped down, but without TOF electronics turned off?

Question asked by lcomb on Mar 25, 2020
Latest reply on Mar 26, 2020 by elizabethagilent

Recently, after a pump down and HV conditioning sequence, TOF electronics shut off without any obvious error. Seems to have been software related, but I don't want to keep attempting to condition the electronics in order to troubleshoot. This happened during COVID-19 lab shutdown. Is it okay to leave it in this state (Vac+N2 on, but TOF electronics off) for extended periods? Or should the HV electronics be conditioned and the entire instrument left in Standby? I can't find any relevant resources on this.

 

My understanding is that as long as the internal electronics are protected under vacuum, they should be fine on or off.

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