Error 256 Convert raw to mzML

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Jingyi Hu

Apr 1, 2022, 10:59:12 PM4/1/22
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Dear all,

I'm sorry to bother you. I was trying to convert my .raw file to .mzML file using guest account and I encountered an error.

It showed like followings:
unable to parse instrument model; please report this error to the ProteoWizard developers with this information: model(Orbitrap Eclipse) name(Orbitrap Eclipse); if want to convert the file anyway, use the ignoreUnknownInstrumentError flag

What should I do to fix the problem?

Thank you so much and all the best!
Jingyi Hu

Eric Deutsch

Apr 6, 2022, 7:59:52 PM4/6/22
to, Eric Deutsch

Hi, the problem is that the version of msconvert that you are using does not know how to recognize your model of the Eclipse instrument. You could specify the ignoreUnknownInstrumentError flag to ignore that problem. A better solution is to download the latest ProteoWizard toolkit and use that version of msconvert (you could also copy it to the TPP bin folder to replace your version of TPP’s older version.)


We hope to release TPP 6.1 in a few weeks and this will include an updated version of msconvert that will not have this problem.




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