First-Time Setup Guide
First-Time Setup Guide VALLEYLAB™ FT10 ENERGY PLATFORM
BEFORE YOU START You will need a laptop, Ethernet cable, and small Phillips-head screwdriver. IMPORTANT The Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform must be set up before use. A Configuration Mismatch error message appears on the generator until it has been set up. Follow the steps below to set up your generator. If you need additional help, go to www.covidien.com/valleylabexchange, select the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform, and download the First-Time Setup Tutorial. For the Valleylab™ FT10 Service Manual, go to www.BioMedConnect.com.
Installing and Configuring Valleylab™ Exchange
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NOTE Do not connect the generator to your computer until instructed. 1. Go to www.covidien.com/valleylabexchange. Select the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform on the website. Download the Valleylab™ Exchange Installer to your desktop. 2. Locate the ValleylabExchange.exe Installer icon on your desktop. Double-click it, and follow the prompts to install the software. NOTE The Valleylab™ Exchange application works with the Windows platform. For information on which operating systems are currently supported, please refer to the Valleylab™ Exchange User’s Guide, which can be downloaded at www.covidien.com/valleylabexchange. 3. Locate the VLEXClient icon on your desktop and double-click it to start the software. When the User Account Control pop-up displays, click Yes.
NOTE For first-time setup, a username and password are not required. 4. Click First-Time Setup located on the lower left corner of the Valleylab™ Exchange Sign In screen. This will establish the initial connection to the server to configure Valleylab™ Exchange. 5. W hen the new window opens, verify a green indicator next to Server in the menu on the left, and a green indicator showing Online in the lower right corner. 6. Click Logout in the upper right corner of the screen. 7. Click the T in the upper right corner of the screen to close the Valleylab™ Exchange application. Configuration of Valleylab™ Exchange is complete; you are now ready to setup your generator.
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Set the Generator Location
IMPORTANT While using Valleylab™ Exchange, only one generator may be connected to your computer. 1. Gain access to the Ethernet port through the back cover plate of the generator. Plug the Ethernet cable into your computer and the port at the back of the generator. 2. Plug in and turn on the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform. Once the generator boots up, the Configuration Mismatch error message will display on the touchscreen.
3. Push the Service/Settings touchscreen.
button below the generator
4. On the touchscreen select: System, Network, then Wired Point-to-point.
5. Once the Wired Point-to-point button is disabled and Network Status displays RUNNING, the generator is connected.
STEP 9 For additional information or technical support, please visit http://surgical.covidien.com/service-centers to locate a Covidien Service Center near you or e-mail [email protected]
6. Locate the VLEXClient icon on your desktop and double-click it to start the software. NOTE To set the generator location, an Internet connection is not required. 7. Click First-Time Setup. 8. W hen the green status bar is at 100%, click Set Country. 9. From the drop down list, select the country where the generator will be used and click Apply. 10. When the green status bar is at 100%, location selection is complete. 11. Click Logout in the upper right corner of the screen. Then click the T in the upper right corner to close the Valleylab™ Exchange application. 12. Disconnect the Ethernet cable and replace the back cover plate on the generator. NOTE First-time setup is now complete. You must restart the generator to clear the error message prior to first use.
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