HANDS FREE OPERATION
The Foot Switch (P/N = FSW001) allows hand-free operation to start/stop the flow or switch configurations of the MFCS™-EZ as a substitution for keyboard shortcuts within MAESFLO™. It is directly connected to a USB port on your computer and can be used within Fluigent Software MAESFLO™.
The Foot Switch can be used to switch from one pressure configuration to another or start or stop the flow. This can be useful when changing droplet parameters, for cell culture, even during washing steps or whenever the experiment requires additional attention.
- Launch MAESFLO™ software
- Set the pressure value for the first configuration (192.6 mbar in this example) and click on Config P button.
- Enter the name of your configuration (Configuration 1 in this example) and click OK.
- Set the pressure value for the second configuration (598.6mbar in this example) and click on Config P button.
- Enter the name of your configuration (Configuration 2 in this example) and click OK.
- Click on Parameters button.
- Click on ‘Configurations à Pressure’:
- You can see the 2 configurations previously saved: Configuration 1 and Configuration 2
- Select F9 shortcut for configuration 1 and F8 for configuration 2
- Click on Ok button
- You now can switch between the 2 configurations with your Foot Switch
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