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TIP: The Radon Scout Plus does not need line power. It will operate more than 90 days on fresh alkaline batteries.
The Radon Scout and the Radon Scout PLUS (with display) are accurate, rugged and easy-to-use continuous radon monitors for professional use. The Scout is well-suited for both short-term and long-term measurement of radon gas. It is an ideal radon data logger for both radon screening and for mitigation work.
The Scout is used with a computer (XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10) for data retrieval and analysis using the supplied Radon Vision Software.
Except for the RUN/STOP switch, it has no user controls. All setup, measurement and data transfer functions are handled by your computer using the Radon Vision Software.
The Scout does not need line power. It will operate more than 90 days on fresh alkaline batteries.
Accurately measure radon gas levels. Determine if radon levels are above or below recommended guidelines. In a radon inspection at a school or commercial building, measure radon during occupied and unoccupied portions of the day. You can quickly determine the relation between the average radon level and the radon present during occupied times.
As the mitigation job progresses, monitor indoor radon levels to suggest mitigation strategy. Measure hourly radon levels during the full time that you are on-site, and for two days after completion. Where radon levels are high, you can select a shorter integration time such as 15 minutes, with the Radon Scout PLUS. Analysis is fast and easy with the Radon Vision software. Select areas of interest (AOI) at the beginning, at different stages during the remediation and at completion to verify the mitigations effectiveness.
The Scout uses a solid state alpha decay sensor for radon gas that is not affected by temperature, humidity, radon daughters, air currents or gamma radiation levels to ensure accurate and repeatable results. It uses instrument-grade sensors to continually record environmental parameters. This helps ensure test validity and helps in interpreting the results.
Output Reading: Radon gas concentration (Rn-222)
Measurement Type: Continuous Radon Monitor (CRM)
Sampling Method: Passive air diffusion
Detector: Solid state alpha detector, ion-implanted silicon
Dynamic Range: 0 to 10 MBq/m3
Units: Bq/m3 or pCi/L (selectable)
Sensitivity: 0.108 CPH per Bq/m3 nominal (4 CPH per pCi/L)
Accuracy: +/-10% + statistical uncertainty
Response Time: 120 minutes to 95% of final value
Tamper Detection: Tilt monitor 2 G to detect movement
Controls: RUN/STOP switch with lock-out control to prevent tampering
Time: Internal real-time clock
Power Supply: 2 x D-cell batteries (Alkaline)
Low-Battery Indicator: Flashing red LED
Battery Life: 90 days using alkaline batteries
Size: 175 x 135 x 55 mm
Weight: 800 g (1.75 lb.) (including battery)
Calibration Certificate: Included - Annual re-calibration is recommended
NRPP Approved, device code
CR-8235 (Canada and USA)
NRSB Approved, device code 31820
Relative Humidity: 10% to 90%, +/-2%
Temperature: - 20° to 40° C, +/- 0.3° C
Barometric Pressure: 800 to 1200 mbar, 0.5% non-linearity
Two Versions are Available
Radon Scout PLUS
Radon Scout Plus
1 or 3 hours
1 to 255 minutes
Maximum Sampling Intervals
Data Recording Time
with 3-hour sampling interval
Alternates each minute between two display screens showing: Average radon during last hour, error percentage, time, barometric pressure, temperature, relative humidity, battery voltage, average radon during entire test, date and time started, elapsed time in current interval, interval length, number of intervals elapsed.
Relative humidity, temperature, barometric pressure
Line Power Operation
AC Adapter 120 V, 60 Hz included to reduce battery usage
Radon Vision Software DATA SCREEN
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Easy to setup and download data using the toolbar at the top of the screen
Quick and easy display and interpretation of data
Interactive graphical display zoom, pan, fit, data-cursor, marker for tilt and start of a new measurement
Simple intuitive user interface
Printed reports with space for user comments
Average radon concentration and exposure
Select either SI or US units
Display +/- error % for measurements
Display error bars
Select time span of interest for calculating the average radon level
Automatic file names and folder structure
Data analysis even when measurement underway
Data export in ASCII characters for EXCEL format
Direct reading by EXCEL
Data recording lock/unlock
Direct printing or PDF file
Create PDF files of the reports and review
Store and review multiple sets of measurement data without erasing memory
Battery voltage monitor
The computer needs to have an available USB or 9-pin serial socket.
Included with the Radon Scout
Radon Scout (or Radon Scout PLUS) data logger
Radon Vision software disk, version 6.07 for XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10
9 pin serial cable with USB adapter
User manual with Quick Start guide
Radon QA/QC plan
When using the AC adapter with the Scout Plus, measurement will continue, uninterrupted, using the D-cell batteries, without any data loss, if the line power is interrupted.
If the batteries are allowed to discharge, measurement will stop but no collected data will be lost.
Tamper Resistant Deployment and Carry Case
We recommend using the carry case for deployment, transport and storage
9-pin Serial Cable
You cannot loose data by turning off or by letting the batteries run down. The data memory can only be cleared using the Radon Vision software.
Tripod adapter clamp
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