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Resolving Cuvette Loader Jams on the Atellica® IM Analyzer Job Aid Version 1.25 and Below

This job aid describes how to resolve cuvette loader jams on the Atellica® IM Analyzer.

Atellica® IM Analyzer SIEMENS Healthineers Resolving Cuvette Loader Jams Job Aid Issue: Cuvette Loader Jams Description: Cuvettes get jammed somewhere along the cuvette path. The potential for jams are at each transition. Online Help References: Clearing the IM Cuvette Loading Area and Clearing IM Cuvette Jams Troubleshooting Steps: 1. First, check the operator event log for events indicating the area where the jam may have occurred, and follow the associated online help procedure for the event 2. Ensure the analyzer is in the Stopped state 3. Unlock and open the IM Analyzer front cover 4. Inspect the IM cuvette loading area for jams: A. Inspect the cuvette bin and clear any jams. Remove cuvettes, if appropriate B. Inspect the conveyor to clear jams. Remove cuvettes, if appropriate C. Inspect the orientation chute and clear any jams. Remove cuvettes, if appropriate 5. Close the front cover 6. To resume the analyzer, navigate to the System Status screen for the analyzer and select 1 7. If problem persists, refer to the Online Help topic “Clearing IM Cuvette Jams” to check for jams in the cuvette channels Template Effective Date: 27-MAY-2019 | HOOD05162003010284 Effective Date: 11-OCT-2020| HOOD05162003129475 8. If problem persists, contact the local technical support provider for assistance Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2020 SIEMENS Healthineers Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only. For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter collectively “Operator Manual”) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively “Functionality”) may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific country is not guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written authority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Atellica, and all associated marks are trademarks of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Product availability varies by country and is subject to varying regulatory requirements. Please contact your local representative for availability. Copyright © Siemens Healthcare GmbH 2020 Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. 127 91052 Erlangen, Germany Telephone: +49 9131 84-0 2 siemens.com/healthineers Effective Date: 11-OCT-2020| HOOD05162003129475 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2020