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Mercury 300 Instructions

Mercury 300 Instructions

Logging in for the first time
Starting VNMR
Running VNMR for the first time
Initializing gradient shimming.
Gradient autoshimming
Using CustomQ with gradient autoshimming
Saving your files in VNMR


When you log in for the first time:
To prevent VNMR from changing to strange colcors:
1.    Quit all windows except the icon bar on the bottom of the screen
2.    Log out
3.    Log in again
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Starting VNMR:
1.    Click on the vnmr icon in the applications bar on the bottom of the screen.
OR
1.    Right click on the desktop which opens the "workspace menu"
2.    Click on tools -> terminal
3.    In the terminal window type: vnmr
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When you run VNMR for the first time:
From the command line type:
1.    newuser
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To initialize gradient shimming do this once:
From the command line type:
1.    gmapsys
On the toolbar click:
1.    Shimmaps -> Shimmap Files -> cd to System dir
2.    Select "LOAD_ME.fid" in the file window
3.    Click Load Map & Params
4.    Click Return         on the menubar, not on the keyboard.
5.    Click Quit
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Gradient autoshimming in manual operation:
Click Main Menu-> Setup -> Shim -> Gradient Autoshim on Z
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Using gradient autoshimming with CustomQ:
Note: you do not have to use CustomQ. These instrustions are provided for users who prefer CustomQ to run their spectra that way. For gradient shimming during manual operation, please read above.

1.    Insert your sample
2.    Lock Manually
3.    start CustomQ
4.    Select the experiment group you wish to run by clicking its button
5.    In the first dialog box that appears set
a.    AutoLock: NO
b.    Autoshim: YES
and proceed as usual.
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To save your files in VNMR:
If you want to access your files from other computers you must save them in the folder /export/home/your_username/vnmrsys/data or /data/ your_username.This directory should be the default. To check if the directory is set correctly, from the command line type:
1.    pwd
2.    If the answer is not /data/your_username then
a.    type cd ('/data/your_username')
OR
b.    Click Main Menu -> DATA
then save your file by typing
3.    svf
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Questions, concerns, comments? Contact Ivan Keresztes, B-54, 255 0709, ik54@cornell.edu