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1 _______ Service Information ______________________________________________ 5


Verifying the System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Verifying the Operation of the System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Verifying the Operation of the Peripherals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Verifying the Operation of the DIMAQ-IP Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Verifying the Operation of the Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Service Software Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8


Starting the Service Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Exiting the Service Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Service Screens and Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
DIMAQ-IP Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Rebooting the System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

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Verifying the System Operation


1Service Information

Use the following methods to verify that the G50 or the G60 S is operating properly.
See the Instructions for Use for detailed operating instructions.

Verifying the Operation of the System

1. Connect the power cord to a properly grounded wall outlet.


2. Connect a transducer to the ultrasound system.
3. Switch the MAINS circuit breaker on.
4. Press the Standby button to power on the system.
5. Confirm that an image displays on the monitor.
6. Verify that a Color flow image displays on the monitor.
7. Verify that the Doppler spectrum displays on the monitor.
8. Verify that the ECG trace displays on the monitor.

Verifying the Operation of the Peripherals

Use the following instructions to verify the operation of peripherals attached to the G50 or
the G60 S.
1. Power on the P91W or P93W printer.
2. Press the F4 key to display the Preset Main Menu.
3. Select Customize Keys from the left pane of the screen.
4. Press the SET key.
5. In the right frame of the displayed screen, select B/W Print for PRINT/STORE 1 key.
6. Select the B/W Print radio button.
7. Select B/W Printer for Set Up for PRINT/STORE 1 key and press SET.
8. Select Save and press SET.
9. Press PRINT/STORE 1.
10. Confirm that the B-mode image on the monitor prints correctly on the black and white
printer.
11. Power on the CP900 color printer.
12. Press the F4 key to display the Preset Main Menu.
13. Select Customize Keys from the submenu.
14. Press SET.
15. Select Color Print for Set Up for PRINT/STORE 2 key and press SET.
16. Select Save and press SET.

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17. On the CP900 remote control, press the Menu key.
18. Select Signal Set and set the input to RGB.
19. Press PRINT 2.
20. Confirm that the B-mode image on the monitor prints correctly on the CP900 printer.
21. Power on the SVO-9500 VCR/HS-MD3000 and insert a S-VHS tape into the VCR.
22. Press the F4 key to display the Preset Main Menu.
23. Select Peripheral from the submenu.
24. Press SET.
25. Select S-VHS for Video Input Source and press SET.
26. Select VCR for the External RS-232C Port 1 and press SET.
27. Select Save and press SET.
28. Press the D key twice to invoke 2D + pwD mode.
29. Press RECORD to record the image and sound.
30. After pressing VIDEO I/O, press REWIND on the LCD, then press PLAY to review the
image and the sound just recorded.
31. Confirm that no error message displays on the monitor.
32. Reconfigure the Customize Keys according to customer needs.

Verifying the Operation of the DIMAQ-IP Module

1. Press the REVIEW key.


2. Confirm that the monitor shows DIMAQ-IP module (Digital Lab) screen.
3. Move the trackball: Confirm that the cursor follows the movement of trackball.
4. Create an image file, using any transducer, and assign a patient name and patient identification number to it; this file will be used to verify the operation on the CD.
5. Export the image file to the CD to verify its operation.
NOTE

On systems using the DIMAQ-IP software version 1.022, the first


attempt to write an image file to the CD will fail after new software
has been installed. To overcome this bug, attempt to export the image file to the CD; this attempt will fail. Create a second image file
and export both image files to a different CD: This attempt to export the files to the CD should succeed. This bug was corrected by
version 1.023 DIMAQ-IP software.

6. Verify that the exported image can be viewed by the system.


7. Delete the exported image from the HDD.
8. Reload the image file from the CD to the system.

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9. Confirm the review imaging function is ok.

Verifying the Operation of the Options

Verify the operation of the following, according to the User Manual:

3-Scape
Axius OB
DICOM Modality Worklist functions
DICOM MPPS
DICOM Print / Store

fourSight
SieScape
Spectral DTI (G60 S only)
Stress Echo

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Service Software Operation

The Service Software functions allow the user to verify the operation of the hardware and
to detect failed circuit boards. Use the methods described in this section to investigate the
cause of malfunctions and the circumstances that existed when the malfunction occurred.
The Service Software screens support only the English language.

Starting the Service Software

The following steps describe the start-up sequence for the service software. When the
Service Authentication (password) screen is displayed, type the password and select the
OK (Fig. 1).
Access all service software functions from the Main Menu screen (Fig. 2).
1. Power on the system and allow the boot sequence to complete.
2. Press the F4 key to display the Preset Main Menu.
3. Select Service (Fig. 1).
4. Type the Service password; the Service Main menu displays (Fig. 2).

Fig. 1:

Authentication Screen

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Fig. 2:

Main Menu Screen

Exiting the Service Software

To exit the service software, return to the Main Menu screen by selecting the Home button
located on most screens. At the Main Menu screen, select the Exit button to exit the service software.

Service Screens and Menus

This section describes the screens, buttons, and menus that can be accessed for service
activities.
The Main Menu Screen
The Main Menu screen displays data and provides access to all other service screens.
The following section describes the data and menu items located on the Main Menu
screen.
Table 1 lists the data items of the Main Menu screen.

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Tab. 1

Main Menu Screen - data items

Data

Description

Site Name

The name entered in the Hospital field of the Site Information screen.

System Serial Number

The system serial number entered in the Serial No.


field of the System Information screen.

Product SW Version

The software version entered in the field of the Software Information screen (HW/SW). This version number applies to the system as well as the software.

Table 2 lists the screens and menu items that can be accessed from the Main Menu
screen.
Tab. 2

MAin Menu - screens and menus

Menu Item

Comments

Site

See (Site Information Screen / p. 11)

System

See (System Information Screen / p. 13)

HW/SW

See (System Configuration Screen for Hardware / p. 15)


See (System Configuration Screen for Software / p. 15)
See (System Configuration Screen for Peripherals / p. 16)

Transducer

See (Transducer Screen / p. 17)

Diagnostics

See (Diagnostics Screen / p. 18)

Log

See (Log Screen / p. 19)

Service History

See (Service History Screen / p. 22)

Backup / Restore

See (Backup/Restore / p. 25)

Imaging Test Pattern

See (Imaging Test Pattern / p. 28)

DIMAQ-IP Maintenance

See (US04-103.892.01 / Configuring the G50 DIMAQ-IP Option)

Some of the menu items displaying on the Main Menu screen are duplicated as navigation
short cuts on other screens.
Table 3 lists these navigation controls and short cuts. These short cuts operate in the
same manner described for the Main Menu items.

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Tab. 3

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Main Menu - navigation controls and short cuts

Navigation Control

Description

Site

See (Site Information Screen / p. 11)

System

See (System Information Screen / p. 13)

HW / SW

See (System Configuration Screen for Hardware / p. 15)


See (System Configuration Screen for Software / p. 15)
See (System Configuration Screen for Peripherals / p. 16)

Diagnostics

See (Diagnostics Screen / p. 18)

Log

See (Log Screen / p. 19)

Service History

See (Service History Screen / p. 22)

Backup / Restore

See (Backup/Restore / p. 25)

Home

Select the Home button to return to the Main Menu screen.

Site Information Screen


Access the Site Information screen by selecting the Site button on the Main Menu screen.
Use this screen to edit the value of the data fields located on this screen. Fields that have
no assigned value are displayed blank.
Data Fields
This section describes the data fields located on the Site Information screen.

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Fig. 3:

Site Information Screen

Table 4 lists the data fields located on the Site Information screen and comments on the
nature and use of this data.
Tab. 4

Site Information - data fields

Field Group

Field Title

Comment

Address

Hospital

The hospital name entered here is displayed on the


Main Menu as the Site Name.

Street
Street Number
Zip Code
Phone No.
City
District
Country
Site Name

Site Name

Enter the department or exam type here: Pediatrics,


etc.

Location

Location

Enter the building or room number in which the system is located.

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Field Group

Field Title

Comment

Customer or
Administrator

Name

Enter the name of the individual who is responsible


for the system.

ID

Enter the identity number of the responsible individual.

Memo

Enter additional information that must be associated


with the system.

Memo

Control Buttons
Three control buttons appear at the bottom of the Site Information screen: Input, Cancel,
and Save; these control the editing of the data fields located on the screen.

Input: Selecting the Input button allows the user to edit the data fields.
Cancel: Selecting the Cancel button displays the message box shown in (Fig. 4). Select the OK button to redisplay the information saved in the system memory. Selecting
the Cancel button, located in the cancel message box, returns the screen to the state
that existed before the Cancel button was pressed.

Fig. 4:

Cancel Message Box

Save: Selecting the Save button displays the message: Do you want to save
changes? After display of the message, selecting the OK button saves the data that is
currently displayed in the data fields. Selecting the Cancel button, after display of this
message, returns the screen to the state that existed before the Cancel button was
pressed.
System Information Screen
Access the System Information screen by selecting the System button located on the
Main Menu screen.

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Fig. 5:

System Information Screen

The System Information screen displays the Product Name: G50 or G60 S.
Enter the system serial number and zero the value of the System Use Time (elapsed
time) from this screen.

Select the Set button to display the dialog box shown in (Fig. 6); enter the system serial
number in the dialog box and select OK.
The serial number is recorded in the host module and the E module. A warning message
is displayed if the serial number of the system recorded on each printed circuit board varies among the circuit boards.

Fig. 6:

Serial Number Message Box

Select the Reset button to display a dialog box that allows the zeroing of the elapsed
time displayed in the System Use Time field.

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System Configuration Screen for Hardware


Select the HW/SW button located on the Main Menu screen to display the System Configuration screen for hardware, software, and peripherals.
Select the Hardware radio button located on the System Configuration screen to display
the System Configuration for Hardware screen.

Fig. 7:

System Configuration Screen for Hardware

The System Configuration Hardware screen displays the data values recorded in an
EEPROM located on each assembly: Assy Name and AS No.
System Configuration Screen for Software
Select the HW/SW button located on the Main Menu screen to display the System Configuration screen for hardware, software, and peripherals.
Select the Software radio button on the System Configuration screen to display the System Configuration Software screen.
The System Configuration Software screen displays the installed software applications
according to the name, sub-name, and build or version number of each application.
The list includes software options installed in the Preset, listing these software options as
Option in the sub-name column and representing their versions as a hyphen.
If the complete list of the software applications cannot be displayed on this screen, a scroll
bar appears to the right of the screen. Use the scroll bar to view the complete list of
installed software.

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Fig. 8:

System Configuration Screen for Software

System Configuration Screen for Peripherals


Access the System Configuration screen by selecting the HW/SW button located on the
Main Menu screen.
Select the Peripheral radio button on the System Configuration screen to display the System Configuration Peripheral screen.
Ten data rows are provided on this screen for recording the Equipment Name / Memo for
the peripherals installed on the system.
Select the Input button to enable editing of the data fields. After entering data or editing
the data fields, select the Save button to record the new data. Select the Cancel button to
display the message box; select the OK button on this message box to cancel new data
and to redisplay the previously existing data.

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System Configuration for Peripheral

Transducer Screen
Access the Transducer screen by selecting the Transducer button located on the Main
Menu screen.
The Transducer screen lists the names of available transducers by the Transducer Name
and the Transducer ID number. The system automatically reads the transducer data and
populates the fields in this screen.

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Fig. 10: Transducer Information Screen

Diagnostics Screen
Access the Diagnostics screen shown by selecting the Diagnostics button located on the
Main Menu screen.

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Fig. 11: Diagnostics Screen

On the Diagnostics screen, check boxes arranged according to hierarchy levels are displayed adjacent to related test targets. Selecting the box adjacent to the All Packages
enables testing of all packages. Selecting a box in the next lower hierarchy removes the
check mark from the All Packages target and enable testing of all of the targets in the
hierarchy located below that checked target. Placing a check in a single box located at the
lowest hierarchy causes only that target to be tested.
When check marks have been entered in the boxes for the targets that are to be tested,
select the Execution button to test the selected targets. When the pattern check for the
host module, E module, or the DIMAQ-IP is performed, power off the system and power it
up, to reboot the software.
Observe the monitor as the testing progresses; pass-fail results will be displayed in the
window located to the right of the diagnostic list.
See the Diagnostic and Error Log Messages in the Troubleshooting section of this manual
for information on the messages. To determine which spare part contains a failed component cited in the diagnostic message, see (US04-101.850.01 / Component Designations).
For a listing of the system spare parts, see the Spare Parts Catalogue on CD or access
the catalogue from any of the CB-DOC Spare Parts links.
Log Screen
Access the Log screen by selecting the Log button located on the Main Menu screen.

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This screen displays buttons that allow access to the Key History Log and Error Log
screens.

Fig. 12: Log Screen

Key History Log Screen


Select the Key History Log button located on the Log screen to display the Key History
Log screen.
The Key History Log screen displays a record of the most recent 512 keyboard, trackball,
and system events. The most recent events appear at the top of the log screen, arranged
in descending chronological order. The events logged in this screen are recorded according to the formats presented in Table 5.
Tab. 5

Key History Log

Event

Record Format

System Power On

Time (HH:MM:SS) Start Up

QWERTY Key Stroke

Time (HH:MM:SS) KBD (Key)

Function Key Stroke

Time (HH:MM:SS) (Key Name)

Trackball

Time (HH:MM:SS) TRACKBAL

DGC1

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Comment

Keys A - Z, 0 - 9

Only first trackball event in


the series is logged
TGC events are not logged

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1. Depth-gain compensation (DGC) is the same as TGC.

Two keys are located on the Key History Log screen: the Clear key and the Back key.

The Clear key initiates the deletion of the Key History Log data and displays the dialog
box; confirm deletion by selecting the OK button, or cancel by selecting the Cancel button.

Fig. 13: Clear Logged Data Message Box

The Back key returns to the Log screen.

Fig. 14: Key History Log Screen

Error Log Screen


Select the Error Log button located on the Log screen to display the Error Log screen.
The Error Log screen displays the 100 most recent error messages in descending chronological order. The error messages include those occurring during system startup, those
generated during diagnostic testing, and safety errors, such as the TEE transducer
over-temperature. Multiple malfunctions of the same type are logged as individual errors.

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Components that are not spare parts, but which are contained inside a spare part, can be
cited in the error log. See (US04-101.850.01 / Component Designations) to determine
which spare part contains the component cited in an error log. For a listing of the system
spare parts, see the Spare Parts Catalogue on CD or access the catalogue from any of
the CB-DOC Spare Parts links.
Each error is logged according to the date, time, status (circumstances), and includes
details of the malfunction.
The following two keys are located on the Error Log screen:

The Clear key initiates the deletion of the Error Log data and displays a confirmation
message box; confirm or cancel the deletion of the error log data in this message box.

The Back key returns to the Log screen.

Fig. 15: Error Log Screen

Service History Screen


Access the Service History screen by selecting the Service History button located on the
Main Menu screen.
Use this screen to review previously recorded service activities and to record completed
or on-going service activities.

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Fig. 16: Service History Screen

The display of the Service History screen is configured for service data entry when it
opens; the History List field displays Today and the Date of Service field displays the
present date. The Service Engineer Name field remains blank and each of the service
category keys displays an initial default.
Viewing Service Records
Service activities are recorded and recalled according to the date entered in the Date of
Service field. Once entered, the date of service is listed in the drop-down History List
combo box. To view a service record, open the drop-down History List combo box and
select the date of the service; select the View button located at the bottom of the screen to
display the key and memo data recorded for the service activity performed on that date.
View the fields located below the History List to rapidly determine if the displayed record is
the record needed for review.
Recording Service Activities
Each service record allows the service engineer to enter key data in the fields labelled
Key 1 through Key 5. These key field entries can be used to categorize the nature of the
service activity for rapid review in the future.
Use the following steps to enter service records:
1. Open the Service History screen by selecting the Service History button located on the
Main Menu screen.

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2. Verify that Today is displayed in the History List field and that the current date is displayed in the Date of Service field.
3. Select the Input button located at the bottom of the screen to enable data entry.
4. Enter the name of the service engineer in the Service Engineer Name field.
5. Enter the key field data.
6. Enter the Memo field information.
7. Select the Save button located at the bottom of the screen to record the data.

NOTE

The Save button causes the currently displayed data to be recorded. Data that has been edited, on screens that are not currently displayed, will not be saved. When entering or editing several service
records, select the Save button before moving to the next service
record.

Editing Existing Service Records


Existing service records can be edited by combining the two procedures listed above:
Viewing Service Records and Recording Service Activities.
Perform the following steps to edit an existing record:
1. Select the date of the recorded service activity in the History List.
2. Select the View button to display the record for that date.
3. Select the Input button to enable editing of the displayed data.
4. Edit the data.
5. After completing the editing of the data, select the Save button to record the new data.

NOTE

The Save button causes the currently displayed data to be recorded. Data that has been edited, on screens that are not currently displayed, will not be saved. When entering or editing several service
records, select the Save button before moving to the next service
record.

Field Descriptions
The Service History screen contains nine fields that are used to categorize and summarize each recorded service activity. This section describes the use of each of these fields.

The History List contains the Date of Service recorded for each service activity. Selecting a date from this drop-down combo box, and then selecting the View button, displays the data recorded for that service activity.

The Date of Service field allows entry of the date of a specific service record. Once the
service record is saved, this date appears in the History List and can be selected to recall the information recorded for that service activity.

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The Service Engineer Name field allows the entry of the name of the individual who performed the service activity. This name entered here appears in this field when a record
is viewed.

The Key 1 field allows categorization of the service task according to the type of maintenance performed. The categories of Preventive Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance,
and -blank- are available for selection in the drop-down combo box; other categories
can be entered from the keyboard after selecting -blank- from the list.

The Key 2 field allows identification of the devices maintained during this service activity. The devices of Sys. Hardware, Sys. Software, Sys. Hard & Soft, Transducer, Option
Device, No Problem Found, -blank-, and Other are available for selection in the
drop-down combo box; other devices can be entered from the keyboard after selecting
-blank- from the list.

The Key 3 field allows the categorization of the service activity according to the frequency of its occurrence. The entries of Reappears (Always), Reappears (Sometimes), Reappears (Rarely), No Reappearance, Other or -blank- are available for selection in the
drop-down combo box; other frequencies can be entered from the keyboard after selecting -blank- from the list.

The Key 4 field allows the service task to be categorized according to status. The status categories of Completion, Observing for reappearance, Waiting for spare part, Other, and -blank- are available for selection in the drop-down combo box; a different
status can be entered from the keyboard after selecting -blank- from the list.

The Key 5 field allows the service task to be categorized according to the time required
to complete the task. The durations of Within 15 min, Within 30 min, Within 45 min,
Within 1h, Within 1.5 h, Within 2 h or Over 2h are available for selection in the
drop-down combo box; a different duration can be entered from the keyboard after selecting -blank- from the list.

The Memo field allows entry of extended text comments. Press the Enter key to wrap
text in this field.
Backup/Restore
Access the Backup/Restore screen by selecting the Backup/Restore button located on
the Main Menu screen of the service software.

NOTE

A formatted MO disk is required to perform the service data backup operation; for the restore operation, the backed-up service data
must be available on an MO disk.

Use the Backup/Restore screen to backup or restore the listed service data.

NOTE

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If the Service Data Files are empty, such as: no data in the service
history field and no data in the peripheral field; then a service data
backup is not necessary.

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Fig. 17: Backup/Restore Screen

Backing Up Service Data


Use the following procedure to backup the service data.
1. Open the Main Menu service screen and select the Backup / Restore button.
2. Select the Backup radio button.
3. In the scrolling list, check the box adjacent to the service data items to be backed up:
Table 6 lists the options available for performing a complete or individual back up.
Tab. 6

Backup Packages

Top Level

Sub Category

Individual Packages

All Packages

All service data packages


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Site Information

Site only

System Information

System only

Hardware Information

Hardware only

Software Information

Service data only

Peripheral Information

Peripheral only

Diagnostics

Diagnostics only

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Individual Packages

Comment

Service History

Service History only

Key History Log

Key History Log only

4. Insert an MO disk in the MO drive and select the Go button located at the bottom of the
screen to begin the backup.
NOTE

Existing data on the MO disk will be erased automatically during


the formatting of the disk, before the backup data is written to the
MO disk.

5. When the message box displays, select the Ok button to format the disk; the backup
continues.

Fig. 18: Disk Format Message box

6. The message box displays; accept the backup name provided, or enter a different
name and select OK to continue the backup operation.

Fig. 19: Name the Backup Message Box

NOTE

The system software assigns a name for the backup file, using the
following date format: YYYYMMDDHHMMSS.

7. When the progress bar located on the Backup / Restore screen reaches 100% a Done
message will be displayed: Remove the MO disk and label it.
Restoring Service Data
1. The Select the Restore radio button is located at the top of the screen; in the scrolling
list, check the box adjacent to the service data items to be restored.
2. Insert the MO disk that contains the appropriate backup into the MO drive.

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3. Select the Go button located at the bottom of the screen to begin the restore process.

CAUTION

Selecting the Cancel button during an incomplete service data restore procedure leaves the system inoperable.
Do not select the Cancel button when restoring service
data.

The restoration process does not allow the user to select individual packages for restoration. The broader categories available for restoration are listed in Table 7.
Tab. 7

Restore Categories

Top Level

Individual Packages

Service

Comment
All service data

Site Information

Site only

Peripheral Information

Peripheral only

Service History

Service History only

Imaging Test Pattern


Access the Imaging Test Pattern screen by selecting the Imaging Test Pattern button,
located on the Main Menu screen.
To display a test image, select the appropriate button located on this screen. When a test
image is displayed, select the Next key to return to the Imaging Test Pattern screen.

NOTE

Terminate the display of a test pattern by pressing SET.

Adjust the VCR, printer, and the monitor while displaying the test images accessed from
this screen:

Black and White Test Pattern: see (Fig. 21)


Framing and Black and White Grayscale Pattern: see (Fig. 22)
Color Bar Pattern: see (Fig. 23)
Color Scale Pattern: see (Fig. 24)

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Fig. 20: Imaging Test Pattern Utilities

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Fig. 21: Black and White Test Pattern

Fig. 22: Grayscale and Framing Pattern

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Fig. 23: Color Bar Pattern

Fig. 24: Color Scale Pattern

DIMAQ-IP Maintenance

Access the Windows 2000 Desktop by selecting the DIMAQ-IP Maintenance button
located on the service software main menu screen.

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NOTE

Please ensure that your system Time Zone setting is correct before proceeding.

Defragmenting the HDD


1. Select Start Programs Accessories System Tools Disk Defragmenter to
perform the Hard Disk Drive defrag.

Fig. 25:

2. Select Ok to start the Defragmenter.


Exiting DIMAQ-IP Maintenance Mode
1. Select Start Programs Accessories remotent to display the Service Main
Menu (after several seconds).

Fig. 26:

2. Select Exit to leave the service mode.


3. Cycle the system power.

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If the software version is 1.3 or less, you must recycle the system
power to leave the DIMAQ-IP Maintenance mode. The remotent
function is not implemented in software versions previous to 1.3.

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Rebooting the System

Powering off and then powering on the G50 or the G60 S system performs a complete
hard or cold boot of all subsystem software. Perform a hard boot in the event of system lock-up. Performing a soft boot is not recommended. A soft boot only reboots the
system Host, but does not reboot the DIMAQ-IP.

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