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The Model 26-1 Frisker combines counting electronics with a GM detector in a single, easy-to-use instrument for measuring contamination on personnel and objects. It includes three different counting modes and can display measurements in terms of the following units: cpm, cps, µSv/h, mR/hr, dpm, Bq.

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From the Manufacturer’s website:

The Model 26-1 Integrated Frisker is designed to simplify the process of detecting radioactive contamination on people and objects. Unlike other meter and detector combinations that require two-handed operation, this instrument combines the meter electronics and detector in a single, easy-to-use tool. Its design incorporates a 15.51 cm2 (2.4 in2) GM pancake detector, an easy-to-read LCD screen, an ergonomic handle, and a simple three-button interface to allow one-handed operation.

Three modes of operation are available — RATE, MAX, and COUNT — which can be selected by pressing the MODE button. RATE mode displays the current count, exposure, or activity rate. MAX mode captures the highest count, exposure, or activity rate detected; this is useful for finding a peak rate or for frisking when the display is not visible. COUNT mode allows the operator to perform a survey for a preset amount of time; depending on the chosen units, the count result can be a scaler count, a time-averaged rate, a time-averaged exposure or dose rate, or an integrated exposure or dose. Measurements can be displayed in units of cps, cpm, dpm, Bq, mR/h, or μSv/h. The user can switch between two sets of chosen units (primary and secondary) for RATE and MAX modes by pressing the UNITS button.

Other features include an auto-ranging and backlit LCD screen, “click” audio (which can be silenced), and user-settable count rate and scaler alarms. The instrument body is made of high impact plastic and water-resistant construction allows the instrument to be used outdoors. A wrist strap and lanyard are included for keeping the instrument close and secure. The instrument is powered by two alkaline AA batteries with a battery life up to 1000 hours.

Ambient Dose Equivalent Filter
The GM pancake detector has a significant over-response to gamma energies between 20 – 150 keV (see Energy Response Graph on Graphs tab below), which produces dose measurement errors. Ludlum offers an ambient dose equivalent filter that flattens the detector’s energy response to within ± 20% referenced to 137Cs (662 keV) over the energy range of 20 keV to 1.2 MeV. The filter simply snaps on over the detector window when dose measurements are required, and is easily removed when not needed. The dose filter is included with the Model 26-1DOSE (PN 48-4007), or it is available separately as an option (PN 2002-1050).

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Barcode: 17256379,17256381, 17256382
Location: 8A

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 6 × 4 in