Yamato Scientific IJ100 Low Temperature Incubator User Manual

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Low Temperature Incubator

Model

IJ 100

Instruction Manual

- First Edition -

Thank you for purchasing " Low Temperature Incubator, IJ100 " of Yamato Scientific Co., Ltd.

To use this unit properly, read this "Instruction Manual" thoroughly before using this unit. Keep this instruction manual around this unit for referring at anytime.

WARNING!:

Carefully read and thoroughly understand the important warning items described in this manual before using this unit.

Yamato Scientific Co. LTD.

 

 

Contents

Cautions in Using with Safety ...............................................................

1

Explanation ..................................................................................................................

1

Table of Illustrated Symbols .........................................................................................

2

Fundamental Matters of “WARNING!” and “CAUTION!”...............................................

3

Before Using this unit ............................................................................

4

Requirements for Installation........................................................................................

4

Change the Direction of Opening/Closing Door............................................................

7

Description and Function of Each Part.................................................

8

Main Unit......................................................................................................................

8

Control Panel ...............................................................................................................

9

Operation Method.................................................................................

10

Sequence of Operation ..............................................................................................

10

Independent overheating prevention device...............................................................

12

Handling Precautions ..........................................................................

13

Maintenance Method............................................................................

16

Daily Inspection and Maintenance .............................................................................

16

Setting Air Jacket (Optional accessory) .............................................

17

Long storage and disposal..................................................................

18

When not using this unit for long term / When disposing ............................................

18

In the Event of Failure… ......................................................................

19

Safety Device and Error Code....................................................................................

19

Trouble Shooting........................................................................................................

19

After Service and Warranty..................................................................

20

Specification.........................................................................................

21

Wiring Diagram.....................................................................................

22

Replacement Parts Table .....................................................................

23

Reference..............................................................................................

24

List of Dangerous Substances ...................................................................................

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Cautions in Using with Safety

Explanation

MEANING OF ILLUSTRATED SYMBOLS

Illustrated Symbols

Various symbols are used in this safety manual in order to use the unit without danger of injury and damage of the unit. A list of problems caused by ignoring the warnings and improper handling is divided as shown below.Be sure that you understand the warnings and cautions in this manual before operating the unit.

WARNING!

CAUTION!

If the warning is ignored, there is the danger of a problem that may cause a serious accident or even fatality.

If the caution is ignored, there is the danger of a problem that may cause injury/damage to property or the unit itself.

Meaning of Symbols

This symbol indicates items that urge the warning (including the caution). A detailed warning message is shown adjacent to the symbol.

This symbol indicates items that are strictly prohibited.

A detailed message is shown adjacent to the symbol with specific actions not to perform.

This symbol indicates items that should be always performed.

A detailed message with instructions is shown adjacent to the symbol.

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Cautions in Using with Safety

Table of Illustrated Symbols

Warning

Warning,

Warning,

Warning,

Warning,

Warning,

generally

high voltage

high temperature

drive train

explosive

Caution

Caution,

Caution,

Caution,

Caution,

Caution,

generally

electrical shock

scald

no road heating

not to drench

Caution,

Caution,

water only

deadly poison

Prohibit

Prohibit,

Prohibit,

Prohibit,

Prohibit,

generally

inflammable

to disassemble

to touch

Compulsion

Compulsion,

Compulsion,

Compulsion,

Compulsion,

Compulsion,

generally

connect to the

install on a flat

disconnect the

periodical

 

grounding

surface

power plug

inspection

 

terminal

 

 

 

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Cautions in Using with Safety

Fundamental Matters of “WARNING!” and “CAUTION!”

WARNING!

Do not use this unit in an area where there is flammable or explosive gas

Never use this unit in an area where there is flammable or explosive gas.

This unit is not explosion-proof. An arc may be generated when the power switch is turned on or off, and fire/explosion may result. (Refer to page24 “List of Dangerous Substances”.)

Always ground this unit

Always ground this unit on the power equipment side in order to avoid electrical shock due to a power surge.

If a problem occurs

If smoke or strange odor should come out of this unit for some reason, turn off the power key right away, and then turn off the circuit breaker and the main power. Immediately contact a service technician for inspection. If this procedure is not followed, fire or electrical shock may result. Never perform repair work yourself, since it is dangerous and not recommended.

Do not use the power cord if it is bundled or tangled

Do not use the power cord if it is bundled or tangled. If it is used in this manner, it can overheat and fire may be caused.

Do not process, bend, wring, or stretch the power cord forcibly

Do not process, bend, wring, or stretch the power cord forcibly. Fire or electrical shock may result.

Substances that can not be used

Never use explosive substances, flammable substances and substances that include explosive or flammable ingredients in this unit. Explosion or fire may occur.

Do not disassemble or modify this unit

Do not disassemble or modify this unit. Fire or electrical shock or failure may be caused.

CAUTION!

During a thunder storm

During a thunderstorm, turn off the power key immediately, then turn off the circuit breaker and the main power. If this procedure is not followed, fire or electrical shock may be caused.

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Before Using this unit

Requirements for Installation

WARNING!

1.Always ground this unit

Connect the power plug to a receptacle with grounding connectors.

Do not forget to ground this unit, to protect you and the unit from electrical shock in case of power surge. Choose a receptacle with grounding connectors as often as possible.

Do not connect the grounding wire to a gas pipe, or by means of a lightning rod or telephone line. A fire or electrical shock will occur.

2.Choose a proper place for installation

Do not install this unit in a place where:

Rough or dirty surface.

Flammable gas or corrosive gas is generated.

Ambient temperature exceeds 35° C.

Ambient temperature fluctuates violently.

There is direct sunlight.

There is excessive humidity and dust.

There is a constant vibration.

Install this unit on a stable place with the space as shown below. Furthermore, make a space 30cm or more above this unit.

More than 15cm

More than

Main Unit

More than

15cm

15cm

 

 

Front side

 

3. Do not use this unit in an area where there is flammable or explosive gas

Never use this unit in an area where there is flammable or explosive gas. This unit is not explosion-proof. An arc may be generated when the power switch is turned ON or OFF, and fire/explosion may result. (To know about flammable or explosive gas, refer to page24 “List of Dangerous Substances”.)

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Before Using this unit

Requirements for Installation

4.Do not modify

Modification of this unit is strictly prohibited.

This could cause a failure.

5. Installation on horizontal surface

Set this unit to the flattest place. Setting this unit on rough or slope place could cause the vibration or noise, or cause the unexpectible trouble or malfunction.

CAUTION!

6.Choose a correct power distribution board or receptacle

Choose a correct power distribution board or receptacle that meets the unit’s rated electric capacity.

Electric capacity:

100V AC 3.5A

NOTE)

There could be the case that the unit does not run even after turning ON the power. Inspect whether the voltage of the main power is lowered than the specified value, or whether other device(s) uses the same power line of this unit. If the phenomena might be found, change the power line of this unit to the other power line.

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Before Using this unit

Requirements for Installation

CAUTION!

7.Before/after installing

It may cause injure to a person if this unit falls down or moves by the earthquake and the impact. etc..To prevent, take measures that the unit cannot fall down, and not install to busy place.

8.Handling of power code

Do not entangle the power cord. This will cause overheating and possibly a fire.

Do not bend or twist the power cord, or apply excessive tension to it. This may cause a fire and electrical shock.

Do not lay the power cord under a desk or chair, and do not allow it to be pinched in order to prevent it from being damaged and to avoid a fire or electrical shock.

Keep the power cord away from any heating equipment such as a room heater. The cord's insulation may melt and cause a fire or electrical shock.

If the power cord becomes damaged (wiring exposed, breakage, etc.), immediately turn off the power at the rear of this unit and shut off the main supply power. Then contact your nearest dealer for replacement of the power cord. Leaving it may cause a fire or electrical shock.

Connect the power plug to the outlet which is supplied appropriate power and voltage.

9.Draining of condensation

When the cooling device is operated, condensation may occur on the cooling surface. The condensation is led out via the drain provided at the bottom on the rear the unit. Therefore, be sure to set the attached drain-receiving pan.

10.Setting shelf

Fix the two shelves (attached accessory) on the appropriate position.

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Before Using this unit

Change the Direction of Opening/Closing Door

This unit can be changed the direction of opening/closing the door easily.

The door opened/closed to the right or left can be selected according to the place where it is installed and the convenience of operation.

The direction of opening/closing the door is set to left at the shipping from factory. If the door should be opened/closed to the right, the direction of opening/closing the door can be changed by the following procedure:

1.Lay down the main body backward in a way that the door unit may come above.

2.By using phillips screwdriver, remove the hinge mounting screws fixing the door in the lower part of the main body.

3.Pull off the door downward carefully.

4.Pull off the guide pin fixing the upper part of the door, and insert it into the screw hole on the opposite side (right side).

5.Turn the door 180 degrees, and insert it into the upper guide pin.

6.After adjusting the door position, fix the hinge in the lower part of the door.

7.Replace the main body to complete the procedure.

1.Lay down the main body.

4.Remove the guide pin, and move it to the right side.

2.Remove the lower hinge and move it to the right side.

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6. Fix the lower hinge.

5. Turn around the door

3. Pull out the door.

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