Dosimeter Radex RD 1706
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Dosimeter Radex RD 1706

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  • Radiation meter which can determine dose rates
  • Measures activity of beta and gamma particles
  • 2 built-in Geiger-Müller counter tubes 
  • Can be operated by non-professionals
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dosimeter radex rd 1706

The Dosimeter Radex is used for determining dose rates in µSv/h for β- (beta), γ- (gamma) and X-rays. This radiation meter is simple to use - the device can be operated by non-professionals - whilst still retaining all the features of a professional dosimeter.

The product includes two built-in Geiger-Müller counter tubes and also features a large, illuminated LCD display, making the device easy to read and navigate.

East Calculation of Dose Rate

The dosimeter measures the activity of β-and γ-particles and uses the results to calculate the dose rate. Depending on this, the measurement and calculation times vary from 26 - 1s at high dose rates. Detection of each particle is indicated by an audio signal to facilitate searching for radioactive sources.

The difference between the mean dose rate and background radiation level, as well as the background radiation level itself, are displayed in the "background" mode. This facilitates inspections of enclosed spaces and building materials, for example. Overshoot of an adjustable alarm threshold can be indicated either by an audio signal or a vibration signal, and the measured values remain saved after the device has been turned off.

All of this contributes towards a user-friendly, convenient product which is useful to those studying radioactivity.

features of the dosimeter radex

  • Can be operated by non-professionals
  • 2 built-in Geiger-Müller counter tubes
  • Large, illuminated LCD display - easy to read
  • Measures activity of beta and gamma particles, uses results to calculate dose rate
  • Detection of each particle indicated by audio signal 
  • "Background" mode - displays difference between mean dose rate and background radiation level
  • Overshoot of adjustable alarm threshold indicated by audio or vibration signal
  • Measured valves remain saved after device has been turned off - so you won't lose the data

Technical Specification

  • Counters: 2 GM counter tubes SBM20-1
  • Measurement variable: ambient equivalent dose rate Н*(10)
  • Measuring range: 0.05 - 999.0 µSv/h
  • Alarm threshold: adjustable from 0.10 - 99.0 µSv/h
  • Alarm: audio or vibration signal
  • Measurement and calculation times: 26s, 1s (at H*(10) > 3.5 µSv/h)
  • Value display duration: continuous
  • Batteries: 1.5 V, AAA (1 x or 2 x)
  • Operating time: 500 h, with 2 batteries (1350 mAh) under normal conditions
  • Dimensions: 105 х 60 х 26mm³
  • Weight (without batteries): 90g

Energy detection range

  • X-radiation and γ-radiation: 0.03 - 3.0 MeV
  • β-radiation: 0.25 - 3.5 MeV

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