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Poor mass accuracy on Xevo G2 Tof data - WKB10191

Article number: 10191

SYMPTOMS

  • 10 to 50 ppm mass accuracy on nicely resolved data that has the lockmass applied after acquisition

ENVIRONMENT

  • MassLynx 4.1
  • Xevo G2 Qtof

CAUSE

Data is not centered properly. For G2 data, you must use automatic peak processing. 

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. In the Spectrum window, select Process > Automatic Peak Detection.

  1. Ensure that settings match the following, and set the correct Lock Mass species.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you are centering data on a processing PC, ensure that the settings are as described in this article: Combine Spectrum results are different in MassLynx Desktop and Acquisition SCNs

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