Procedure

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Procedure

1.Connect the M.O.L.E.® Thermal Profiler to calibration standard.

2.Connect the M.O.L.E.® to a USB port with the USB computer interface cable.

3.Insert the M.O.L.E.® into the Thermal Isolation Box.

4.Start Hyperterminal.

5.Enter any Name for the Connection Description.

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6.Select the COM port number that the operating system assigned to the USB port that the M.O.L.E.® is connected to. The Connect Using drop down list displays all of the available COM ports so it may require a few attempts to determine the correct port.

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7.Enter the COM Port Properties as shown.

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8.When finished select the OK command button and Hyperterminal displays a blank screen to enter commands directly to the M.O.L.E.®.

9.Hit Enter to display a “?_”. If Hyperterminal does not display a “?_”, that means the correct COM Port was not selected in Step 7.

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10.Enter: ^OC1. This starts the calibration and the M.O.L.E.® replies with instructions:

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11.Set the standard to 0.0°C, disconnect the M.O.L.E.® from the computer and then select Disconnect on the Hyperterminal Toolbar. The M.O.L.E.® records for about 20 seconds and stops.

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12.Connect the M.O.L.E.® to the computer again and select Call on the Hyperterminal Toolbar.

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13.Enter: ^OC2.

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14.The M.O.L.E.® reports success or failure. If successful, Hyperterminal dispays: Offset Calibration completed! then enter: ^OC3. If failure, repeat ^OC1 as directed in Step 10.

15.The M.O.L.E.® replies with instructions:

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16.Set the standard to 1100.0°C, disconnect the M.O.L.E.® from the computer and then select Disconnect on the Hyperterminal Toolbar. The M.O.L.E.® records for about 20 seconds and stops.

17.Connect the M.O.L.E.® to the computer again and select Call on the Hyperterminal Toolbar.

18.Enter: ^OC4.

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19.The M.O.L.E.® reports success or failure. If successful, Hyperterminal dispays: Gain Calibration completed! then hit the Enter key which displays the “?_”. If failure, repeat ^OC3 as directed in Step 14.

20.Now perform a calibration confirmation. Select Disconnect on the Hyperterminal Toolbar, disconnect the M.O.L.E.® from the computer and record several temperature values downloading them into M.O.L.E.® MAP software to see if they are within the ECD specification. If acceptable, connect the M.O.L.E.® to the computer again and select Call on the Hyperterminal Toolbar. Enter: ^OCD then ^OCA.

Manufacturer Specification: +/- 1ºC of reading

Those commands set the calibration date and stores the calibration constants as archive values:

 

Your M.O.L.E.® Thermal Profiler is now calibrated.