Pressurized Ion Chamber

Model Number:

Model 9 DP


Features:

• 0 to 50 mSv/h (0 to 5 R/hr) Range with μR/hr Sensitivity
• Sunlight Readable Color Display
• Auto Zeroing & Ranging
• Rechargeable Batteries
• Alarms
• Rate, Integrate & Peak Hold Readouts
• Data Logging
• USB Connectivity
• Free Firmware Updates through Internet

* NOTE: This instrument is considered HAZMAT and requires HAZMAT training to ship. Please see the instrument manual for details

Radiation Detected:

  • Gamma & X-rays above 25 keV
  • Beta above 1 MeV


Detection Range:

  • R/hr units: 0 - 500 μR/hr, 0 - 5 mR/hr, 0 - 50 mR/hr, 0 - 500 mR /hr, 0 - 5 R/hr
  • Sv/h units: 0 - 5 μSv/h, 0 - 50 μSv/h, 0 - 500 μSv/h, 0 - 5 mSv/h, 0 - 50 mSv/h

Accuracy: ± 10%


LCD Display:

  • 8.9 cm (3.5 in.) diagonal
  • 240 x 320 (H x W) pixels
  •  TFT active matrix; 262,000
  • colors 220 cd/m2


Measurement Readouts:

  • Simultaneous display of rate
  • integrated reading
  • Highest rate (peak hold)


User Controls: 4 Pushbuttons:

  • Instrument On / Off
  • Peak rate / Integrate mode
  • Audio On / Off
  • Alarm acknowledge / Meter reset / Clearing integrated dose or peak rate


Automatic Functions:

  • Auto ranging
  • Auto zeroing
  • Auto LCD backlighting


Response Time:

  • 5 s in lowest range
  •  2 s in all other ranges
  •  when measuring from 10% to 90% of final value


Alarms:

Two levels of radiation alarms available, each are user programmable throughout entire readout range and set through a PC interface program. Other alarms include low battery and various detector failures.


Audio Outputs:

Built-in unimorph speaker, > 60 dB at 0.6 meters (2 ft.) An optional audio jack can be installed for connecting to an external headset.


Temperature Range:

-20 to 40 °C (-4 to 104 °F)


Power:

Eight rechargeable "AA" NiMH batteries, supplied with wall charger for direct connection to instrument


Battery Life: 12 to 30 hours between charges, depending upon use of backlighting


USB Interface: Single USB port, may be used to:

  • Connect a USB keyboard
  • Connect a USB thumbdrive for storing logged data
  • Connect to a PC with the optional interface kit for parameter editing and calibration


Data Logging: Data is stored to detachable USB thumb drive in CSV format for easy retrieval by  PC spreadsheet/database programs. Data points include real-time clock generated date and time with rate, integrated reading, and instrument status. Logging time intervals are set by PC interface program or standard USB keyboard.


Construction: Durable molded plastic with internal metal support


Size: (H x W x L) 21.9 x 11.6 x 24.5 cm (8.6 x 4.6 x 9.6 in.)


Weight: 1.5 kg (3.3 lb), including batteries