Instruments that are booked into the system using the ProCal-Track Goods-In feature will automatically appear in the priority list. Instruments will appear in the list dependent upon the view selected. For further information on the available filters in ProCal, please read the Priority List article.
To start a calibration from the priority list, open the priority list to the desired filter (if it is not already set to display when ProCal starts) with File > Instrument Calibration Priority Lists:
The priority list will be displayed in order of 'days due', with overdue or soonest due instruments displayed at the top.
To start the calibration, either 'double click' the desired instrument in the list, or select the desired instrument from the list and press the 'Start Calibration' button:
The instrument information will be displayed, and the user will be prompted to confirm the choice of instrument. To accept the choice, press yes, or to cancel press no:
The instrument information screen will be displayed. All information will be populated based on the data entered during the goods-in process in ProCal-Track. Verify that the information is correct, then press next:
The procedure selection screen will be displayed. ProCal will automatically display any active procedures that match the model number and calibration type (eg standard or accredited). Select the desired procedure and press next:
If the procedure that you require does not automatically appear in the list, it is likely that the model number assigned to the procedure does not match the model number of the instrument that you are trying to calibrate. In these cases it is possible to search manually for a procedure using the search button and contained options. Once again, press 'next' to continue once the desired procedure has been identified: