2.1 Turning the IQ Force On To turn the IQ Force on, press and hold the MODE button for one second. The first screen shown will be the test screen for the LCD. All sections should be darkened. The test screen will be followed by a screen showing the instrument firmware version. The sensor screen and instrument serial number screen will then be shown.
IQ Force™ Gas Detector Reference Manual 11 Turning the IQ Force On Next, the following screen will be shown. The time figure in the lower-right corner indicates the datalogging interval in minutes and seconds (the default setting of one minute is shown. In the IQ Force, the standard one-minute sampling interval will result in the ability to store a minimum of 41 hours of readings before the oldest data is overwritten by new data. The sampling interval maybe modified using BioTrak Software. The time will then be shown followed by the date: The instrument will display a moving o as it performs operational checks. During the self-test, the IQ Force tests for installed sensors and performs a system memory check. For instructions on changing the time and date with the MODE button, see Section 6.4 and Section The instrument temperature will then be shown.