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-===== Electrical Characteristics ===== 
  
-AC Input: ​ 90-264 VAC, 3.3 A (peak), 50/60 Hz 
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-AC In-rush Current (Cold Start): ​ 7 A (maximum), at 240 VAC 
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-Fuse Replacement: ​ 
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-  2.0 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm H pack fuse - for 110-120 VAC Operation 
-  1.6 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm H pack fuse - for 210-230 VAC Operation 
-  3.3 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm H pack fuse - for 100-105 VAC Operation 
  
  
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   - Ensure power switch is in the OFF position before plugging in the power cord.   - Ensure power switch is in the OFF position before plugging in the power cord.
   - Do not unplug or plug-in devices / cables when power is on.   - Do not unplug or plug-in devices / cables when power is on.
-  - Do not remove ​the front or back panels; no user serviceable parts are inside.+  - Do not open the unit; no user serviceable parts are inside.
   - Do not insert hand or non-isolated tools into Control Box even with power off.   ​Stored charge on capacitors could result in personal electrical shock or damaging of electrical components if contact is made to internal circuit boards.   - Do not insert hand or non-isolated tools into Control Box even with power off.   ​Stored charge on capacitors could result in personal electrical shock or damaging of electrical components if contact is made to internal circuit boards.
-  - In the event of device failure, contact ASI+  ​- Do not insert fingers or other items into the Filter Wheel filter opening while the unit is in operation, injury and/or permanent damage to the system may occur. 
 +  ​- In the event of device failure, contact ASI
 +  - Do not position equipment so that it is difficult to access the power on / off switch.
 ===== Description ===== ===== Description =====
  
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 ==== FW 1000 Filterwheel ==== ==== FW 1000 Filterwheel ====
 The FW 1000 uses a unique drive mechanism to give the lowest vibration possible when rotating to different filter positions. ​ The dynamic balancing requires a powerful servo motor with precise control in order to obtain simultaneously fast switching speeds and low vibration.  ​ The FW 1000 uses a unique drive mechanism to give the lowest vibration possible when rotating to different filter positions. ​ The dynamic balancing requires a powerful servo motor with precise control in order to obtain simultaneously fast switching speeds and low vibration.  ​
  
-The filterwheel controller allows for flexible control of the wheel, either with serial RS-232 commands, or using TTL triggers and preprogrammed sequences.  ​+The filterwheel controller allows for flexible control of one or two wheels, either with serial RS-232 commands, or using TTL triggers and preprogrammed sequences.  ​
  
 The filterwheel can be mounted on just about any microscope. ​ For the photo port, the filterwheel occupies the space allotted for the C-mount adapter on the microscope. ​ An optional C-mount flange is mounted on the motor side of the wheel and the appropriate optional photo port adapter for the microscope is mounted on the other side.  For an excitation filter, optional microscope specific lamp adapters are provided. The filterwheel can be mounted on just about any microscope. ​ For the photo port, the filterwheel occupies the space allotted for the C-mount adapter on the microscope. ​ An optional C-mount flange is mounted on the motor side of the wheel and the appropriate optional photo port adapter for the microscope is mounted on the other side.  For an excitation filter, optional microscope specific lamp adapters are provided.
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 +===== FW-1000 Control Box =====
  
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 +The FW-1000 control box houses multiple control panel cards and allows for more than two wheels as well as future expansion. ​ The Main Power Switch energizes the appropriate internal power supplies to energize the panels inserted into the unit.  A FW 1000 system can be supplied with just a Filterwheel Control Panel, or may have the optional Shutter Control Panel as seen in the photo above. ​   Note: ASI no longer supports mechanical shutters. ​  The Shutter Control panel shown in the photo is no longer available.
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 +One Filterwheel Control Panel can handle two filter wheels and simultaneously move both wheels to the next set of filter positions. ​ It may be controlled by the button or Trigger input on the panel. ​ A Shutter Control Panel can handle two shutters, including the optional built in shutters available with FW-1000 filterwheels. ​ Both filterwheels and shutters may be controlled by computer commands via the RS-232 connector on the Filterwheel Control Panel. ​ The shutters may also be controlled via the switches or TTL Trigger inputs on the Shutter Control panel.
    
-==== FW 1000 Control Box ====+==== Electrical Characteristics for FW 1000 Control Box  ==== 
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 +  AC Input: ​ 90-264 VAC, 3.3 A (peak), 50/60 Hz 
 +  AC In-rush Current (Cold Start): ​ 7 A (maximum), at 240 VAC 
 + 
 +  Fuse Replacement:​  
 +  2.0 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm H pack fuse - for 110-120 VAC Operation 
 +  1.6 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm H pack fuse - for 210-230 VAC Operation 
 +  3.3 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm H pack fuse - for 100-105 VAC Operation 
 +   
 +   
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 + 
 +===== FW-1000-SA Control Box ===== 
 + 
 +{{ :​fw-1000-sa_a-1000x430.jpg?​nolink&​600 |}} 
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 +The FW 1000 Stand Alone control box provides a simplified economical unit that only provides control for one or two wheels. The Stand Alone version has all the same features of the standard control box.  It can simultaneously move both wheels to the next set of filter positions. ​ It may be controlled by the next button, TTL Trigger, or commands via the RS-232 communication. ​   The Stand Alone version has the added benefit of a USB port for computer command control. ​  The unit uses the GTS120A24-R7B external power supply. 
 + 
 +==== Electrical Characteristics for FW-1000-SA Control Box  ==== 
 + 
 +   ​GTS120A24-R7B:​ 
 +   AC Input: ​ 100-240 VAC, 47-63Hz, 1.4A/​115VAC ​ 0.7A/​230VAC 
 +   AC In-rush Current (Cold Start): ​ 35/​115AC ​  ​70A/​230VAC 
 +   ​Working Temp: -30 ~70C 
 +   ​Working Humidity:​20%-90% RH non-condensing 
 +   DC Output: 24V 5.0A 120W MAX 
 + 
 + 
 +**Controller Box Power Connector Pinout ** 
 + 
 +  Pin 1:+24V 
 +  Pin 2:GND 
 +  Pin 3:GND 
 +  Pin 4:+24V 
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 +**Controller Box Fuse Replacement:​**  
 +5.0 A Fast Blow 250 VAC, 5x20mm 
 + 
 + 
  
-The FW 1000 control box provides a simple unit that houses multiple control panel cards and allows for future expansion. ​ The Main Power Switch energizes the appropriate internal power supplies to energize the panels inserted into the unit.  A FW 1000 system can be supplied with just a Filterwheel Control Panel, or with the optional Shutter Control Panel as seen in the photo above. 
  
-A FW 1000 Filterwheel Control Panel can handle two filterwheels and simultaneously move both wheels to the next set of filter positions. ​ It may be controlled by the button or Trigger input on the panel. ​ A Shutter Control Panel can handle two shutters, including the optional built in shutters available with FW-1000 filterwheels. ​ Both filterwheels and shutters may be controlled by computer commands via the RS-232 connector on the Filterwheel Control Panel. ​ The shutters may also be controlled via the switches or TTL Trigger inputs on the Shutter Control panel. 
    
-==== Filterwheel Control Panel ====+ 
 +==== Filterwheel Control Panel / FW-1000-SA Front ====
  
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 +**PLEASE NOTE:** ASI no longer supports shutters. ​ The FW 1000 Shutter Control Panel is no longer available.
  
 The FW 1000 Shutter Control Panel provides for control for two shutters, 0 and 1.  The shutters are connected to the controller with the 0 and 1 6 Pin Mini Din Female Connectors on the front panel. ​ Upon power up, any connected shutter will go to its default position of OPEN or CLOSED depending on the position of the shutter’s toggle switch and the type of shutter (normally open or normally closed). ​ It should be noted that the panel/card will be set for either a normally open or a normally closed shutter at the factory. ​ This setting can be changed using the Shutter Setup command (see page 35).  The Shutter Control Panel is controlled internally through the Filterwheel Control Panel’s RS-232 computer control serial port. The FW 1000 Shutter Control Panel provides for control for two shutters, 0 and 1.  The shutters are connected to the controller with the 0 and 1 6 Pin Mini Din Female Connectors on the front panel. ​ Upon power up, any connected shutter will go to its default position of OPEN or CLOSED depending on the position of the shutter’s toggle switch and the type of shutter (normally open or normally closed). ​ It should be noted that the panel/card will be set for either a normally open or a normally closed shutter at the factory. ​ This setting can be changed using the Shutter Setup command (see page 35).  The Shutter Control Panel is controlled internally through the Filterwheel Control Panel’s RS-232 computer control serial port.
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 ==== Installation of Filters ==== ==== Installation of Filters ====
  
-As outlined below in figures 1 and 2, the filters ​should be loaded into the wheel prior to installation on the microscope. ​Change ​the filters through the port on the side opposite the motor.  ​Depending on the microscopeit may be necessary ​to remove ​the coupling adapter to the microscope to have better access to the filter holders.+**Older Systems:​** 
 +Filters ​should be loaded into the wheel prior to installation on the microscope. ​  For older systems, change ​the filters through the port on the side opposite the motor on older models with a split ring (shown in picture below).  ​When correctly tightened, ​the threads and split-ring lock the filter securely in place. ​ When removingyou can use a toothpick ​to “pop” ​the ring out of the threads and then spin the ring out.
  
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-ASI FW 1000 filterwheels use a split retaining ring to hold filters, as shown above. 
  
-When correctly tightened, the threads and split-ring lock the filter securely in place. ​ When removing, you can use a toothpick to “pop” the ring out of the threads and then spin the ring out. 
  
-Please note the correct orientation / direction of the filter when installing it in place; most filter manufacturers inscribe an arrow that points in the direction the photons are expected to travel.+**Current Systems:​** 
 +For current filter wheels, use the side loading port by loosening the thumbnail lock screw to remove the slide door tab.   Use the ring load tool (see image below) by inserting the two tool pins (on the flat bottom) into the two slots on the rings, and press the ring firmly on to the ring tool.  Then use the ring tool to screw the ring in to firmly hold the optical filter glass or blank in place. ​  ​Depending on the microscope, it may be necessary to remove the filter wheel from the system to have access to the filter holders. 
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 +The correct orientation / direction of the filter when installing it in place; most filter manufacturers inscribe an arrow that points in the direction the photons are expected to travel.
  
 ==== Loading the wheel for minimum vibration and switching impulse ==== ==== Loading the wheel for minimum vibration and switching impulse ====
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 ==== Installation of Cables ==== ==== Installation of Cables ====
  
 +==FW-1000 Control Box==
 Plug the AC power cord into the rear of the controller. ​ Attach the cable between the filterwheel and the controller. ​ Connect the serial cable between the computer and controller. Plug the AC power cord into the rear of the controller. ​ Attach the cable between the filterwheel and the controller. ​ Connect the serial cable between the computer and controller.
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 +==FW-1000-SA==
 +Ensure the power switch is in the off position (O).   Plug the AC power cord into stand along power supply. ​ Plug the 4 pin connector from the stand alone power supply into the back of the controller. ​   Attach the cable between the filterwheel and the controller. ​  ​Connect the RS-232 Null Modem Serial cable OR the USB cable between the computer and the controller. ​  ​Attach optional TTL cables to Trig In or Trig Out.   Once all cables are secure, turn the power on by moving the power switch to the ON position (-).
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 ===== FW 1000 Operation and Programming ===== ===== FW 1000 Operation and Programming =====
  
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 +===== CLEANING & Maintenance =====  ​
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 +Cleaning should be done with a 70% isopropyl alcohol solution. ​  ​Maintenance should only be done by ASI, or an ASI approved technician - no user serviceable parts inside.  ​
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 +<WRAP center round important 60%>
 +If the equipment is used in a manner not specified by the manufacturer,​ the protection provided by the equipment may be impaired. ​
 +</​WRAP>​
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 ===== WARRANTY ===== ===== WARRANTY =====
Address: 29391 W Enid Rd. Eugene, OR 97402, USA | Phone: +1 (541) 461-8181
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