HandyRam™

Discontinued - The HandyRam is a handheld Raman spectrometer that has point-and-shoot capability. The HandyRam identifies illicit narcotics, controlled drugs, explosives materials, pharmaceutical ingredients and other chemicals. The HandyRam also includes a vial-measurement receptacle in which the HandyRam™ analyzes the contents of a vial. With a PC and the included PEAK software, users can upload spectra or create their own libraries for downloading to the HandyRam™. The HandyRam is a repackaged CBEx from Snowy Range Instruments

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Craig Johnson
cjohnson@fieldforensics.com
+1 877 809 4253 
1601 3rd Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
USA
www.fieldforensics.com
Manufacturer
Field Forensics, Inc.
Product Name
HandyRam™
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Raman Spectroscopy;
Application
Screening; Bulk Analysis; Forensics;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Discontinued - The HandyRam is a handheld Raman spectrometer that has point-and-shoot capability. The HandyRam identifies illicit narcotics, controlled drugs, explosives materials, pharmaceutical ingredients and other chemicals. The HandyRam also includes a vial-measurement receptacle in which the HandyRam™ analyzes the contents of a vial. With a PC and the included PEAK software, users can upload spectra or create their own libraries for downloading to the HandyRam™. The HandyRam is a repackaged CBEx from Snowy Range Instruments
Availability
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2015
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
3.6 x 2.8 x 1.5 in (9.1 x 7.1 x 3.8 cm)
Weight
<1 lb.; 11.75 oz (334 g)
Power Requirements
Alkaline Battery; 2 AA Batteries (11 hours)
Noise Produced
None
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity
Operating Conditions
-20 to 40 °C (-4 to 104 °F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; 2 mL vials
Available Accessories
Point-and-Shoot accessory for solid sampling
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Instrument control and library build capability via laptop software
Communications Interface
microUSB
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Tested For Chemical Agents
Not Specified
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Amenable by technology
Tested For Explosives
Amenable by technology
Tested For Narcotics
Amenable by technology
Other Chemical Targets
Amenable by technology
Adaptability
Yes; user can add new targets in the field and create custom searchable libraries
Sample Introduction
Liquid; Solid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Bulk; mg; g
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Materials that fluoresce
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
20 seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); Less than 20 sec, depending on the Raman cross section of the material being analyzed. Does not include sample preparation time.
Total Run Time
Typically less than 1 minute; library search time is dependent on the number of reference spectra in the library.
Alarm Capability
No alarm capability; sample spectrum and library search results are displayed on integrated LCD screen.
Software Control
On-board instrument control and library search function; 2.8" resistive touch display
Other Operational Parameters
400-2300 cm-1 spectral range; 12-14 cm-1 resolution; 2048-element CCD array; 8 mm working distance and 2.5 mm interrogation area; 785 nm excitation laser, 100 mW, 70 mW at sample
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
No
Warranties
1 year standard, additional years available
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
No
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Not Specified
Data File Type Format
spc, ASCII x,y table, LIB (proprietary format)
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