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How to derive a channel in Empower. - WKB3852

Article number: 3852


This procedure is used to extract a two-dimensional chromatogram from a three-dimensional acquisition. This is useful when only 3D data was originally acquired by the PDA detector.


  • Empower
  • Empower 2
  • Empower 3


  1. Open the Method Set used to acquire the data.
  2. Ensure that the Instrument Method listed at the top is a PDA method.
  3. Go to the top and choose "File - Create New Derived Channel".
  4. In the window that opens, click the Channel dropdown.
  5. Select "PDA: Single Wavelength".
  6. Enter the wavelength you wish to view.
  7. Click "OK" at the bottom of the window.
  8. Specify a name for this channel.
  9. Click "OK" at the bottom of the window.
  10. You will now see the channel listed in the table at the center of the Method Set Editor window.



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