Agilent 1200 Infinity SeriesUniversal Interface BoxAgilent Technologies

IntroductionThe Agilent 1200 Infinity Series Universal Interface Box (G1390B) is amultipurpose accessory for the Agilent 1200 Infinity Series that extendsinstrument communication capability to high quality analog and digital outputand input. It provides a general connection interface for existing and upcomingAgilent sensors (e.g. pH-, temperature-, leak- sensors) and other accessoryequipment. Peak-based fraction collection with external detectors andmass-based fraction collection with Agilent MS rely on the Universal InterfaceBox II.The Agilent 1200 Infinity Series Universal Interface Box (shortly referred to asUIB II) replaces the Agilent 1100 Series Universal Interface Box (G1390A)which is designed for peak-based fraction collection with external 3rd partydetectors via analog signal input or mass-based fraction collection with anAgilent MS via digital signal trigger.NOTEThe older G1390A is only needed for peak-triggering with legacyAgilent 1100 Series LC-MSD (G1946 C/D) or Fraction CollectorDevices without drivers.HiVijh A:9;gdci h YZ chigjbZci AVWZa l i] HZg Va CjbWZgG \]i h YZGZVg h YZAZ[i h YZFigure 12Overview of Universal Interface Box II (UIB II)

FeaturesFeature summary: Analog input for data collection from any type of 3rd-party detector such asevaporative light scattering, laser-induced fluorescence, refractive index orradioactivity detectors Analog-to-digital conversion of analog input for full data analysis throughAgilent chromatography data system, or for peak-based fraction collectiontriggered by baseline threshold or peak slope (peak width 0.2 seconds) Analog output to feed pump pressure traces or detector signals from AgilentLC modules to third-party data systems General purpose input/output interface (GPIO/ERI) for digital mass-basedfraction triggering and general purpose use Low voltage output of 5 V and/or 24 V Four timetable programmable relay contacts for control of external devicesthrough close/open commands External leak sensor with separate input line for improved lab safety CAN connection to 1200 Series LC or 1200 Infinity Series LC modules3

DeploymentThe following sections describe some of the options for connecting a 1200Infinity Series LC instrument with other modules or devices.Additional Analog Out for every Agilent module to provide instrument orchromatography signals to 3rd party receivers(gY EVgin HnhiZbJ 7 86C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbaZ[i h YZG8#cZi 89H EA8A6C id 89HG \]i h YZ6cVad\ Dji 7C8Figure 2Connection to provide additional analog outNOTEUse any of the following cable options depending on input device:#061, #062, #064.For explanations of the option numbers refer to Table 2 on page 14.4

3rd party detector signal acquisition(gY EVgin YZiZXidg6cVad\ c XdccZXi dcJ 7 G8#cZi 89H EA886C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbaZ[i h YZA6C id 89HG \]i h YZFigure 3Connection to 3rd party deviceNOTEUse any of the following cable options depending on output device:#063, #064.For explanations of the option numbers refer to Table 2 on page 14.5

3rd party (Peak Detection) triggered fraction collection(gY EVgin 9ZiZXidg6cVad\ c XdccZXi dcJ 7 86C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbaZ[i h YZG8#cZi 89H EA8 ;8A6C id 89H86C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbG \]i h YZFigure 4Connection to 3rd party device for fraction triggeringNOTEUse any of the following cable options depending on output device:#063, #064.For explanations of the option numbers refer to Table 2 on page 14.6

Mass-Based fraction collectionBHJ 7 E D Y \ iVa XdccZXi dc86C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbaZ[i h YZG8#cZi 89H EA8 ;8A6C id DA 8]ZbHiVi dc86C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbG \]i h YZFigure 5Connection for mass-based fraction collectionNOTEUse following cable option for 61xx MS systems: #066.For explanations of the option numbers refer to Table 2 on page 14.7

External Contacts Board for time table programmable relay switchingallows control of peripheral equipmentHl iX] 9Zk XZhJ 7 86C XdccZXi dc id hnhiZbaZ[i h YZ EA8G8#cZi 89HA6C id 89HG \]i h YZId (gY EVgin YZk XZhFigure 6Connection to use external boards/relay switching functionalityNOTEUse following cable option: #065.For explanations of the option numbers refer to Table 2 on page 14.8

Connectors of the UIB IIOverview of Connectors:miZgcVa XdciVXih:miZcYZY gZbdiZ ciZg[VXZ :G 6cVad\ c6cVad\ DjiFigure 7Right side of the UIB II86C edgih8dc[ \ hl iX]:miZgcVa aZV hZchdg XdccZXidg;jhZhEdlZg hl iX]EdlZg XdccZXidgFigure 8Left side of the UIB II9

Typical Connection of UIB II to an Agilent LC Stack6cVad\ Dji d[ 9ZiZXidg H \cVa 6 dg 7G \]i h YZ6cVad\ Dji d[ 9ZiZXidg dkZg J 7 H \cVa 6 dg 786C XdccZXi dc J 7 id 6\ aZci chigjbZci HiVX aZ[i h YZ d[ i]Z J 7 Figure 9Connection UIB II to an Agilent LC stack (example)Config Switch Settings of the UIB II9 ehl iX] &9 ehl iX] 'Figure 10Table 1Config SwitchFigure 11Config Switch SettingsDipswitch 1Dipswitch 2ON (1)ON (1)10FunctionON (1)OFF (0)OFF (0)OFF (0)Dipswitch 1 and 2Forced Cold StartON (1)OFF (0)Default/Standard Operation ModeResident ModeNot Supported

Special SettingsBoot-ResidentFirmware update procedures may require this mode in case of firmwareloading errors (main firmware part). If you use the following switch settingsand power the instrument up again, the instrument firmware stays in theresident mode. It is not operable as a module. It only uses basic functions ofthe operating system for example, for communication. In this mode the mainfirmware can be loaded (using update utilities).Forced Cold StartA forced cold start can be used to bring the module into a defined mode withdefault parameter settings.CAUTIONLoss of dataForced cold start erases all methods and data stored in thenon-volatile memory. Exceptions are calibration settings,diagnosis and repair log books which will not be erased. Save your methods and data before executing a forced coldstart.Connector DescriptionsAnalog Out / Analog InH] ZaY6cVad\ Dji "6cVad\ Dji "Djieji KdaiV\Z/ %#& " & KFigure 12Analog OutFigure 13Analog In11

ERI / GPIO-&.&*Figure 14ERI / GPIOPinEnh. Remote1IO 12IO 23IO 34IO 45IO 56IO 67IO 78IO 891wire DATA10DGND11 5 V ERI out12PGND13PGND14 24 V ERI out15 24 V ERI outERI Interface (Enhanced Remote Interface) Description: This interfacecontains 8 individual programmable input/output pins. In addition it provides24 V power and 5 V power and a serial data line to detect and recognize furtheradd-ons that could be connected to this interface. This way the interface cansupport various additional devices like sensors, triggers (in and out) and smallcontrollers, etc.12

Relay / Aux.*&&%&*Figure 15PIN &&Relay / Aux.Function12R134R2659R38710R41112131415AUX 1A-GNDAUX 2A-GNDD-GND13

Cables for UIB IICable Overview UIB IITable 2UIB II Cable OverviewOptionnumberCable partnumber#0618120-8140DescriptionUsageFor Analog Outto BNCBNC to BNC#06201046-60105For Analog OutBNC to general purpose#06335900-60910For AnalogInputC-Grid to general purpose#064G1390-60002For AnalogInput/OutBNC to C-Grid14

Table 2UIB II Cable OverviewOptionnumberCable partnumber#065G1103-61611DescriptionUsageFor ExternalContactsExternal contacts to general ionERI to MS RJ-45#0675188-8029GeneralPurpose(GPIO/ERI)ERI to general purpose15

Analog Cablesp/n 8120-1840p/n G1390-60002p/n 01046-6010516Contact/LeadSignal NameShieldAnalog -CenterAnalog Contact LeadSignal Name2Analog -3Analog ShieldAnalog -CenterAnalog Contact/LeadSignal NameBlackAnalog -RedAnalog ShieldAnalog -CenterAnalog

p/n G35900-60910Contact/LeadSignal Name2Analog -3Analog BlackAnalog -RedAnalog 17

External Contact Cable510151611One end of this cable provides a 15-pin plug to be connected toAgilent modules interface board. The other end is for general purpose.Agilent Module Interface Board to general purposesp/n G1103-6161118ColorPinAgilentmoduleSignal NameWhite1EXT 1Brown2EXT 1Green3EXT 2Yellow4EXT 2Grey5EXT 3Pink6EXT 3Blue7EXT 4Red8EXT 4Black9Not connectedViolet10Not connectedGrey/pink11Not connectedRed/blue12Not connectedWhite/green13Not connectedBrown/green14Not connectedWhite/yellow15Not connected

General Purpose CableTable 3GPIO General Purpose Cable (5188-8029) descriptionsWire ColorPINEnh. RemoteGreen1IO 1Violet2IO 2Blue3IO 3Yellow4IO 4Black5IO 5Orange6IO 6Red7IO 7Brown8IO 8Gray91 wire DATANC10DGNDNC11 5 V ERI outNC12PGNDNC13PGNDNC14 24 V ERI outWhite15 24 V ERI out19

Representation in the Driver SoftwareThe representation of the UIB II in the dashboard of the Rapid Control LCDriver provides information on the following items: Connectors Analog In Analog Out Relay contacts Voltage out information (if used)Figure 16Table 4ItemDashboard tile of the G1390B driverFunction of items in UIB II graphicFunctionShows the source of the Analog Out signal (upper) or Test Signal(lower)Shows the current states of the four external contactsShows which Voltage Out voltages are currently enabled.20

AppendixElectrical Connections The CAN bus is a serial bus with high speed data transfer. The twoconnectors for the CAN bus are used for internal module data transfer andsynchronization. The power input socket accepts a line voltage of 100 – 240 VAC 10 % with aline frequency of 50 or 60 Hz. Maximum power consumption varies bymodule. There is no voltage selector on your module because the powersupply has wide-ranging capability. There are no externally accessible fuses,because automatic electronic fuses are implemented in the power supply.NOTENever use cables other than the ones supplied by AgilentTechnologies to ensure proper functionality and compliance withsafety or EMC regulations.Serial Number Information 1200 Series and 1290 InfinityThe serial number information on the instrument labels provide the followinginformation:FormatCCIIISSSSSCCCC country of manufacturing DE Germany JP Japan CN ChinaIIIidentifier: normally only changed at significantmodificationsSSSSSreal serial number21

Physical SpecificationsTable 5Physical SpecificationsTypeSpecificationWeight0.9 kg (2 lbs)Dimensions(height width depth)165 x 135 x 55 mm (6.5 x 5.3 x 2.2 inches)Line voltage100 – 240 VAC, 10 %Line frequency50 or 60 Hz, 5 %Power consumption140 VA / 65 WAmbient operatingtemperature4–55 C (39–131 F)Ambient non-operatingtemperature-40 – 70 C (-40 – 158 F)Humidity 95 % r.h. at 40 C (104 F)Operating altitudeUp to 2000 m (6562 ft)Non-operating altitudeUp to 4600 m (15091 ft)For storing the moduleSafety standards:IEC, CSA, ULInstallation category II, Pollution degree 2For indoor use only.22CommentsWide-ranging capabilityMaximumNon-condensing

Technical and Performance SpecificationsTable 6Performance specificationsTypeCommentHigh breaking capacity fuse2.0 A, 250 VSignal specifications:CAN2-wire serial bus systemAnalog-inputInput Range -1 V to 1 VResolution 24 bit A/D-ConverterEffective System Resolution /- 1 uV (rms)GPIOTTL compatible Input and OutputOpen collector characteristic Input voltage range 0 V to 5 VRelay outputs2 contact closure outputs and 2 double throw outputsImax 250 mAUmax 30 V DC/ACThe contacts are protected by a self-resetting PTC-fuse23

Delivery ChecklistEnsure all parts and materials have been delivered with your module. Thedelivery checklist is shown below. Please report any missing or damaged partsto your local Agilent Technologies sales and service office.p/nDescriptionG1390-900101200 Infinity Series UIB-II User Manual ENG4800-64500Agilent 1200 Infinity Series User Documentation DVD5181-1519CAN cable, Agilent module to module, 1 mPower cordDamaged PackagingIf the delivery packaging shows signs of external damage, please call yourAgilent Technologies sales and service office immediately. Inform your servicerepresentative that the instrument may have been damaged during shipment.CAUTION"Defective on arrival" problemsIf there are signs of damage, please do not attempt to install themodule. Inspection by Agilent is required to evaluate if theinstrument is in good condition or damaged. Notify your Agilent sales and service office about the damage. An Agilent service representative will inspect the instrument atyour site and initiate appropriate actions.24

CondensationCAUTIONCondensation within the moduleCondensation will damage the system electronics. Do not store, ship or use your module under conditions wheretemperature fluctuations could cause condensation within themodule. If your module was shipped in cold weather, leave it in its boxand allow it to warm slowly to room temperature to avoidcondensation.Bench SpaceThe module dimensions and weight (see Table 5 on page 22) allow you to placethe module on almost any desk or laboratory bench. It needs an additional2.5 cm (1.0 inches) of space on either side and approximately 8 cm (3.1 inches)at the left side for air circulation and electric connections.If the bench shall carry a complete HPLC system, make sure that the bench isdesigned to bear the weight of all modules.Do not cover ventilation slots of the module.25

Power CordsDifferent power cords are offered as options with the module. The female endof all power cords is identical. It plugs into the power-input socket at the leftside. The male end of each power cord is different and designed to match thewall socket of a particular country or region.WA R N I N GAbsence of ground connection or use of unspecified power cordThe absence of ground connection or the use of unspecifiedpower cord can lead to electric shock or short circuit. Never operate your instrumentation from a power outlet thathas no ground connection. Never use a power cord other than the Agilent Technologiespower cord designed for your region.WA R N I N GUse of unsupplied cablesUsing cables not supplied by Agilent Technologies can lead todamage of the electronic components or personal injury. Never use cables other than the ones supplied by AgilentTechnologies to ensure proper functionality and compliancewith safety or EMC regulations.WA R N I N GUnintended use of supplied power cordsUsing power cords for unintended purposes can lead to personalinjury or damage of electronic equipment. Never use the power cords that Agilent Technologies supplieswith this instrument for any other equipment.26

Power ConsiderationsThe module power supply has wide ranging capability. It accepts any linevoltage in the range described in Table 5 on page 22. Consequently there is novoltage selector at the left side of the module. There are also no externallyaccessible fuses, because automatic electronic fuses are implemented in thepower supply.WA R N I N GHazard of electrical shock or damage of your instrumentationcan result, if the devices are connected to a line voltage higherthan specified. Connect your instrument to the specified line voltage only.WA R N I N GThe module is partially energized when switched off, as long asthe power cord is plugged in.Repair work at the module can lead to personal injuries, e.g.electrical shock, when the cover is opened and the module isconnected to power. Always unplug the power cable before opening the cover. Do not connect the power cable to the instrument while thecovers are removed.CAUTIONInaccessible power plug.In case of emergency it must be possible to disconnect theinstrument from the power line at any time. Make sure the power connector of the instrument can be easilyreached and unplugged. Provide sufficient space behind the power socket of theinstrument to unplug the cable.27

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment DirectiveAbstractThe Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive(2002/96/EC), adopted by EU Commission on 13 February 2003, is introducingproducer responsibility on all electric and electronic appliances starting with13 August 2005.NOTEThis product complies with the WEEE Directive (2002/96/EC)marking requirements. The affixed label indicates that you must notdiscard this electrical/electronic product in domestic householdwaste.Product Category:With reference to the equipment types in the WEEE Directive Annex I,this product is classed as a Monitoring and Control Instrumentationproduct.NOTEDo not dispose off in domestic household wasteTo return unwanted products, contact your local Agilent office, or for more information.28

Safety SymbolsTable 7Safety SymbolsSymbolDescriptionThe apparatus is marked with this symbol when the usershould refer to the instruction manual in order to protectrisk of harm to the operator and to protect the apparatusagainst damage.Indicates dangerous voltages.Indicates a protected ground terminal.Indicates eye damage may result from directly viewingthe light produced by the deuterium lamp used in thisproduct.The apparatus is marked with this symbol when hotsurfaces are available and the user should not touch itwhen heated up.WA R N I N GA WARNINGalerts you to situations that could cause physical injury ordeath. Do not proceed beyond a warning until you have fullyunderstood and met the indicated conditions.CAUTIONA CAUTIONalerts you to situations that could cause loss of data, or damage ofequipment. Do not proceed beyond a caution until you have fullyunderstood and met the indicated conditions.29

OperationBefore applying power, comply with the installation section. Additionally thefollowing must be observed.Do not remove instrument covers when operating. Before the instrument isswitched on, all protective earth terminals, extension cords,auto-transformers, and devices connected to it must be connected to aprotective earth via a ground socket. Any interruption of the protective earthgrounding will cause a potential shock hazard that could result in seriouspersonal injury. Whenever it is likely that the protection has been impaired,the instrument must be made inoperative and be secured against any intendedoperation.Make sure that only fuses with the required rated current and of the specifiedtype (normal blow, time delay, and so on) are used for replacement. The use ofrepaired fuses and the short-circuiting of fuse holders must be avoided.Some adjustments described in the manual, are made with power supplied tothe instrument, and protective covers removed. Energy available at manypoints may, if contacted, result in personal injury.Any adjustment, maintenance, and repair of the opened instrument undervoltage should be avoided whenever possible. When inevitable, this has to becarried out by a skilled person who is aware of the hazard involved. Do notattempt internal service or adjustment unless another person, capable ofrendering first aid and resuscitation, is present. Do not replace componentswith power cable connected.Do not operate the instrument in the presence of flammable gases or fumes.Operation of any electrical instrument in such an environment constitutes adefinite safety hazard.Do not install substitute parts or make any unauthorized modification to theinstrument.Capacitors inside the instrument may still be charged, even though theinstrument has been disconnected from its source of supply. Dangerousvoltages, capable of causing serious personal injury, are present in thisinstrument. Use extreme caution when handling, testing and adjusting.30

When working with solvents, observe appropriate safety procedures (forexample, goggles, safety gloves and protective clothing) as described in thematerial handling and safety data sheet by the solvent vendor, especially whentoxic or hazardous solvents are used.Safety StandardsThis is a Safety Class I instrument (provided with terminal for protectiveearthing) and has been manufactured and tested according to internationalsafety standards.General Safety InformationThe following general safety precautions must be observed during all phases ofoperation, service, and repair of this instrument. Failure to comply with theseprecautions or with specific warnings elsewhere in this manual violates safetystandards of design, manufacture, and intended use of the instrument. AgilentTechnologies assumes no liability for the customer’s failure to comply withthese requirements.WA R N I N GEnsure the proper usage of the equipment.The protection provided by the equipment may be impaired. The operator of this instrument is advised to use theequipment in a manner as specified in this manual.Agilent Technologies on InternetFor the latest information on products and services visit our worldwide website on the Internet at:http://www.agilent.com31

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† The CAN bus is a serial bus with high speed data transfer. The two connectors for the CAN bus are used for internal module data transfer and synchronization. † The power input socket accepts a line voltage of 100 - 240 VAC 10 % with a line frequency of 50 or 60 Hz. Maximum power consumption varies by module.