Error -300211 during Verify AC Amplitude Accuracy of PXIe-5162 (4CH) Procedure in Calibration Executive 4.0

Updated Aug 19, 2019

Reported In


  • PXIe-5162


  • Calibration Executive 4.0

Issue Details

I get the following error message during Verify AC Amplitude Accuracy in the PXIe-5162 (4CH) procedure in Calibration Executive 4.0:

Error or termination occurred. This calibration may not be valid.
Error code: -300211
Error message: Error -300211 occurred at


This is a known issue and fixed in Calibration Executive 4.0.1. You should upgrade to Calibration Executive 4.0.1 or later

Additional Information

The database table for the PXIe-5162 Verify AC Amplitude Accuracy test is corrupt and must be replaced. If you are unable to upgrade, follow the steps below to replace the database table.  
  1. Download NI from the Attachments section below 
  2. Extract the NI 516x.mdb file to the following location, replacing the old file:
32-bit Operating System: 
C:\Program Files\National Instruments\Calibration Executive\procedures\NI 516x\Limits\... 

64-bit Operating System: 
C:\Program Files (x86)\National Instruments\Calibration Executive\procedures\NI 516x\Limits\...



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