Radiation Alert® Ranger

Description

The Ranger offers maximum performance in a lightweight, rugged solution for surveying at the facility or in the field. The Ranger has been designed for industrial environments, but it still has all of the features you’ve come to love in the lab. The Ranger is a small, handheld, microprocessor-based instrument which offers excellent sensitivity to low levels of alpha, beta, gamma, and x-rays and has built in efficiencies for common isotopes to calculate activity in Bq and DPM. It has a backlit digital display, a red count light, and a beeper that sounds with each count detected. Other features include selectable alert levels, an adjustable timer, and an optional wipe test plate for swipes. Internal memory and the free Observer USB Software allow you to download your data, set computer alarms, and calibrate your instrument!

Item Number
5250-0047Radiation Alert® Ranger
Optional Accessories
0695-0052Belt Clip
0695-0053Instrument Stand
0695-0054Wipe Test Plate
0695-0055Radiation Alert® Ranger EXP
0695-0056RAP-RSI Replacement Probe for Ranger EXP
0695-0057Probe Case Replacement for EXP

Specifications

Detector

RAP-RS2 Probe - External Halogen-quenched, uncompensated GM tube with thin mica window, 1.4-2.0 mg/cm2 areal density. Effective diameter of window is 45 mm (1.75 in.).
 

Operating Range

mR/hr - .001 (1µR) to 100
CPM - 0 to 350,000
µSv/hr - .01 to 1000
CPS - 0 to 5000
Total Counts- 1 to 9,999,000 counts
Accuracy (Referenced to Cs137)
Typically ±15% from factory, ±10% with NIST Source Calibration
 

Energy Sensitivity

Detects Alpha down to 2 MeV. Detects Beta down to .16 MeV; typical detection efficiency at 1 MeV is approx. 25%. Detects Gamma down to 10 KeV through the detector window. 3340 CPM/mR/hr (137Cs). Smallest detectable level for 125I is .02 µCi at contact.
 
 

Built-In Efficiencies

Sulfur (35S), Strontium (90Sr/y), Cesium (137Cs), Phosphorus (32P), Carbon (14C), Iodine (131I), Cobalt (60Co), and Alpha
 

Selectable Alert Set Range

mR/hr .001 - 100 and CPM 1 - 350,000. 70db @ 1m. Pulsating beeper sounds the alert. Adjustable alert levels are used for mR/hr / CPM, and µSv/hr / CPS. Alarm will sound when in Timer Mode when set alarm threshold is reached.
 

Anti-Saturation

Meter will hold at OVER RANGE in fields as high as 100 times the maximum reading.
 
Averaging Periods
Display updates every 3 seconds. At low background levels, the update is the average for the past 30-second time period. The timed period for the average decreases as the radiation level increases.
 

Display

Graphic LCD with Backlight

 

Count Light

Red LED flashes with each radiation event.
 

Audio Indicator

Internally mounted beeper (can be switched off for silent operation)
 
Outputs
USB for use with Free Observer USB Software Family
 
Power Requirements
Two AA alkaline batteries (included)
 
Size
140 X 68 X 33 mm (5.5 X 2.7 X 1.3 in.)
Probe: 260 X 70 X 25 mm (10.25 X 2.75 X 1 in.)
 
Includes
Carrying Case, Xtreme Boot, Stand, Mini-USB Cable, Observer USB Software Download, Certificate of Conformance, Detachable Lanyard
 
Limited Warranty
1 year limited warranty