If your looking for a modern, digital, easy to use basic GM meter, the Model T406 may be the perfect fit. Its an industrial duty design able to see low energy x-rays beginning at 17 keV and also gammas over a dose rate range from background up to 100 mR/hr and also accumulate dose up to 100 mR.
This integrated design incorporates everything into one ergonomic design that can be operated with one hand. The digital LCD presents a nice analog meter accompanied by large size numeric characters that facilitate knowing how high on the scale the reading is as well as the specific value.
The controls are intuitive and require little if any training to understand. Controls are provided that enable:
– Powering the instrument on and off
– Activating the speaker
– Turning on the LCD backlight
– Resetting the meter to zero
– Switching between dose rate and dose modes
– Displaying the Peak dose rate
The unit is operated by a single 9V battery that delivers approximately 100 hours of operation. The housing is constructed from rugged plastic that is weatherproof for outdoor use and incorporates a hook in the handle to attach to either a lanyard or other means of conveyance.