Altair 4X

The ALTAIR 4X Multi-Gas Detector measures up to four gases from a wide range of sensor options including LEL, O2, CO, H2S, NO2 and SO2. A rugged housing provides unsurpassed durability, including the ability to survive a 6 m drop test onto concrete. And with large, glove-friendly buttons and a high-contrast display, the ALTAIR 4X is easy to operate in any work environment, even low-light conditions. A full range of accessories is availabe.

The real strength of the ALTAIR 4X Multigas Detector comes from new sensor technology.

MSA XCell Sensors double the industry average, and are engineered using MSA's proprietary application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design. The sensors' controlling electronics is miniaturized and placed inside the sensor itself.

The XCell Sensors:
Superior stability, accuracy, repeatability and fast response characterize the new MSA XCell sensors. They are remarkably long-lasting and designed for an average life of more than four years. An end-of-sensor-life indicator gives advanced warning to user, eliminating service outages. Micro-electronics inside the sensor lead to faster response and calibration times.

Description

Built on Durability:
The ALTAIR 4X Multi-Gas Detector for LEL, CO, H2S and O2 is as tough and functional as it looks. A rugged housing IP 67 (dust and water resistant) provides unsurpassed durability, including the ability to withstand a 6 m drop onto concrete. And with large, glove-friendly buttons and a highcontrast display, the ALTAIR 4X Multi-Gas Detector is easy to operate in any work environment, even low-light conditions.

Powered by Performance:
Toughness and durability aren't the whole story. The real strength of the ALTAIR 4X Multi-Gas Detector comes from new sensor technology.

MSA XCell Sensors are designed for an average life of more than four years and are engineered using MSA's proprietary application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design. By miniaturizing the sensors' controlling electronics and placing them inside the sensor itself, MSA XCell Sensors offer superior stability under extreme environmental conditions, accuracy and repeatability.

MSA XCell Sensors are a breakthrough in chemical and mechanical sensor design, enabling faster response and calibration times. With less time spent on calibration and bump tests, you save calibration gas, maintenance costs and, in turn, save money. But most importantly, in your industry, saving seconds on response time can also mean saving lives.

Count on the ALTAIR 4X:
Exclusive safety features like MotionAlert and InstantAlert make the ALTAIR 4X Multi-Gas Detector ideal for applications like confined space entry.

The MotionAlert sensor activates when a user becomes disabled and motionless, quickly alerting others to the disabled user's location. And with a simple push of a button, the InstantAlert feature enables users to manually alert others to potentially hazardous situations. The detector comes with a full three-year warranty, so you can depend on the ALTAIR 4X Multi-Gas Detector to withstand the wear and tear that other portable gas detectors can't.

Features:

  • Dependable multigas detector tests for LEL, oxygen, carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide
  • Economical construction saves users more than 50% on calibration gas, replacement sensors and maintenance
  • Four-year sensor life means detector lasts 60% longer than the industry average
  • Unit uses 50% less calibration gas per minute than the average detectors within the industry
  • Two-tox CO/H2S sensor removes practically all cross-channel interference
  • Large buttons and high-contrast screen make operation easy in low-light conditions
  • Ribbed rubber housing provides secure grip and high durability
  • Unit features 95+ db alarm and ultra-bright LEDs
  • Exclusive end-of-sensor warning cautions user when unit's sensor needs to be changed
  • MotionAlert option tells others that user has become immobile
  • InstantAlert provides manual alarm to alert others of a dangerous situation
  • Range:
    Combustible Gas (LEL)0-100%
    Oxygen (O2)0-25% Vol
    Carbon Monoxide (CO)0-1999 ppm
    Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)0-200 ppm
  • Drop test:10 feet
  • Housing: Rugged rubberized armor
  • Weight:7.9 oz
  • Dimensions (L x W x D)4.4 x 3.0 x 1.31
  • Audible alarm:>95 dB at 1 ft
  • Visual alarm:4 ultra-bright LEDs on top and bottom
  • Vibrating alarm:Standard
  • MotionAlert & InstantAlert feature:Optional
  • Display size:1.45 x 1.45 High Contrast LCD
  • Backlight:Display time adjustable
  • Battery:Rechargeable li-polymer
  • Charging time:<4 hrs< li>
  • Run time:24 hours @ room temp
  • Operating temperature range:-20 deg. C to +50 deg. C
  • Humidity:15-90% RH non-condensing
  • Ingress protection:IP67
  • Data log:> 50 hrs
  • Event log:> 500 events

How to Calibrate the MSA Altair 4X

Standard Sensor Settings for the MSA Altair 4X

Sensor Type Calibration Gas Value Low Alarm High Alarm TWA Alarm STEL Alarm Part Number
H2S - Hydrogen Sulfide 20ppm 10ppm 15ppm 10ppm 15ppm
CO - Carbon Monoxide 60ppm 25ppm 100ppm 25ppm 100ppm
LEL - Methane Curve 58% LEL 10% LEL 20% LEL
O2 - Oxygen 15% O2 19.5% 23.0%

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