Thank you, everyone, for the response to my high voltage / steps question.
Very understandable now.
Gerry, to jump from one HV to another in ISL:
where 'HV_DAC' is the instrument name for the high voltage DAC in steps
and 'new_high_voltage' is the one you want to go to, again, in steps.
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On Sat, 19 Jan 2013, gerard wrote:
> hI All--
> OK, it's "Isotope MS/ScaleHV"...and in same steps at Peak center--so can get
> and set that...
> The "Isotope MS/HIghVoltage" is the read back value on the screen, and jumps
> around a little as the readback value does--and it's steps 1/16 of Peak
> Center and MS/Scale.
> take care,
> On 1/15/2013 12:42 PM, Gilles St-Jean wrote:
>> Hi Andy
>> The voltage of a 253 is 0-10KV and the steps are done through a 16 bit DAC.
>> Thus 2^16 = 65536 or from 0 - 65535 steps. Therefore you have 65536
>> steps/10000 Volts = 6.56 steps/Volt
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>> Objet : [ISOGEOCHEM] High Voltage - volts vs steps
>> With respect to high voltage on a Thermo MAT253, what is the conversion
>> between volts and steps?
>> Andrew Schauer
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