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DeTech Model 2300
Replacing an electron multiplier can be successfully accomplished in just 15 minutes after the instrument is cooled down to the touch. All that is required are a pair of clean room gloves and the DeTech Model 2300 Electron Multiplier.
Remove the top cover of the Mass Spectrometer.
Vent the instrument.Make sure that all volt-ages applied to the multiplier and the conversion dynode are turned off prior to venting thesystem.
Remove power and computer cables from the Mass Spectrometer.
Swing the Mass Spectrometer door open and locate the electron multiplier region.
Put on a pair of clean room gloves. To remove the old multiplier, simply push together the mounting clips and allow them to open so you can gain access to the multiplier. Then reach in and remove the existing multiplier from the manufacturer's mount.
Take the DeTech Model2300 and install it intothe existing manufacturer'smount. Close theclips.
When installing the newDeTech Model 2300make sure of thefollowing:
1) The Anode Pin (output) is making good contact with the output plate on the mountingframe.Close the Mass Spectrometer's door. Reconnect both the power and computer cables. Close the vent valve and replace the top cover.
2) The back arm of the spring clip is making contact with the electron multiplier's steel frame.
Your installation is now complete. Turn on the vacuum pumps. Refer to your user's manual for pump time information.
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