Mobile Microspec


Overview

The MOBILE MICROSPEC is a compact, spectroscopic mobile system that can be easily mounted on any vehicle platform. It can operate two MICROSPEC probes simultaneously, enabling the user to perform a combination of gamma, neutron, beta and/or X-ray spectroscopy using a single analyzer. MOBILE MICROSPEC comes in a rugged, splash and dust resistant enclosure that can be easily transported. A hard shell case can be supplied as an option for external use. A ruggedized laptop provides the user with real-time, straight-forward information on the amount of radiation, the identity of the radioisotope and the alarm status. The system conveniently operates from a wide variety of power supplies, including: a built-in rechargeable battery, any external 12 to 32 volt DC power supply (including common batteries and generators) and AC power.

OPTIONS

  • Ruggedized laptop (requires Windows Windows 7) for operation of the system in harsh environments
  • RS232-based transceiver system for remote control and data acquisition

OPERATING MODES

Dosimetry: 

  • Dose rate and cumulative dose in both mrem and mSv units
  • H*(10), H'(0.07,0º), H'(3,0º) dose conventions
  • Region-of-interest specific dose
  • Two level audio/visual alarms

Spectroscopy:

  • Automatic peak search and isotope identification
  • 1 second spectrum update
  • Dose and dose rate information
  • Region-of-interest dose

Mapping:

  • On-board GPS
  • Full spectrum available at each measurement point
  • Scalable grids for map display
  • Spectral region-of-interest mapping

Technical Specifications

  • Analyzer Size 33.0 x 23.0 x 16.2 cm (13.0 x 9.1 x 6.4 in); 4.1 kg (9.0 lb)
  • Probe Size 1.5 to 4.0 kg (3.3 to 8.8 lb) (Varies with probe type)
  • Power Type Built-in rechargeable NiMH battery or external 12-32 V power supply (selectable)
  • Power Runtime >12 hours, fully charged
  • Power Charger 110 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz autosensing
  • Opertating Temperature -20 ºC to +40 ºC (-4 ºF to +104 ºF)
  • Storage Temperature -40 ºC to +70 ºC (-40 ºF to +158 ºF)
  • Case Type High performance transport case with custom-cut protective foam liner
  • Gamma NaI (various sizes); 50 keV to 8 MeV (see Microspec Gamma Probes)
  • X-Ray NaI with Be window; 5 keV to 200 keV (see Microspec X-Ray Probe)
  • Beta Phoswich scintillator; 100 keV to 3 MeV (see Microspec Beta Probe)
  • Neutron Liquid scintillator and 3He counter; Thermal to 20 MeV (see Microspec Neutron Probe)

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