SEEKER Series

The SEEKER comes in three models, the XDU (Explosives only), the DDU (Drugs only), and the MDU (Explosives and Drugs). The MDU is an automated colorimetric detection system that uses disposable cards. The system replies with the positive or negative detection of explosive or drug material and classifies it as Class 1 or Class 2.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Jeff Baker
info@detectachem.com
+1 855 573 3537
710 North Post Oak Road, Suite 103
Houston, Texas 77024
USA
www.detectachem.com
Manufacturer
DetectaChem
Product Name
SEEKER Series
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Colorimetric;
Detection Method
Colorimetric;
Application
Emergency Response; Screening; Bulk Analysis; Trace Analysis; Forensics;
Product Model Number
XDU,DDU,MDU
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The SEEKER comes in three models, the XDU (Explosives only), the DDU (Drugs only), and the MDU (Explosives and Drugs). The MDU is an automated colorimetric detection system that uses disposable cards. The system replies with the positive or negative detection of explosive or drug material and classifies it as Class 1 or Class 2.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2009
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal Hands-on experience
T&E Reports and Standards

Links: Explosives; Chemical;
Dimensions
5.9 x 4.7 x 1.2 in (15 x 12 x 3 cmm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; 1.25 lbs (0.57 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; Removable and rechargeable Li-ion 7.4V 2000mAh Battery; AA optional, CR123 optional (100+ tests/charge)
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Waterproof/Resistant; Vibration/Shock; plastic case
Operating Conditions
-23 to 60°C (-10 to 140°F), 5 to 95% RH, non-condensing
Consumables
>$1,000/year; dependent on usage. Detection cards ($0.99/each)
Solvents/Reagents
Yes
Calibration Schedule
Self-calibrates in <10 seconds prior to each test
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Cleaining the small lens when indicated to do so by the device.
Available Accessories
Battery charger
Communications Interface
GPS, SD card, USB, Bluetooth
Expected Operational Life
5 years
Shelf Life
<6 months
Unit Cost
$8,500.00
Tested For Explosives
MDU: Nitroaromatics, Nitramines , Nitrate Esters, Inorganic Nitrates, Chlorates, Peroxides, Perchlorates XDU: Same as MDU plus Combinations and Derivatives
Tested For Narcotics
DDU & MDU: Methamphetamine, MDMA, Ketamine, Cocaine, THC, LSD, Opiates, Heroin
Sample Introduction
Solid; Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ng; µg; Target-dependent
False Positive Rates
Low
False Negative Rates
Similar pharmaceuticals will result in false positives.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 1 minute
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<1 minute; 45 seconds
Total Run Time
90 seconds
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
On-board
Other Operational Parameters
Capable of storing reports and uploading them to an external computer; Sampling: Detection card contains a built-in swab for solids and liquids for both bulk and trace detection.
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes, through videos, online training, or in-person. Training takes 1 to 4 hours depending on what is needed by customer.
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Yes, 24/7/365
Warranties
1 year parts and labor (extended plans are available)
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Lithium ion battery
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