SAM 950

The SAM 950 is an RIID detector designed to meet the requirements of ANSI 42.34 criteria for hand-held instruments for the detection and identification of radionuclides. Detector options include NaI(Tl) 2 x 2, 3x3 inch, CeBr3 1.5 x 1.5, 2 x 2 inch, LaBr3 1.5 x 1.5, 2 x 2 inch

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Allan Gonzalez
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+1 415 453 9955 ext. 270
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San Rafael, CA 94901
USA
Joseph Kong
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www.berkeleynucleonics.com
Manufacturer
Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation (BNC)
Product Name
SAM 950
Detection Category
Radiological/Nuclear
Detection Principle
Scintillation Detectors;Geiger-Muller Detectors;
Detection Method
Scintillation Detectors;Geiger-Muller Detectors;
Application
Forensics;Survey Meter;
Product Model Number
950
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The SAM 950 is an RIID detector designed to meet the requirements of ANSI 42.34 criteria for hand-held instruments for the detection and identification of radionuclides. Detector options include NaI(Tl) 2 x 2, 3x3 inch, CeBr3 1.5 x 1.5, 2 x 2 inch, LaBr3 1.5 x 1.5, 2 x 2 inch
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
7.6 x 14 x 8.4 in (19.2 x 35.6 x 21.4 cm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; 9.5 lbs (4.3 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; AC/DC Line Power; 12 V, Lithium Ion (> 8 hours)
Noise Produced
84 dB
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Waterproof/Resistant; Dust; Vibration/Shock; IP65
Operating Conditions
-15 to 50°C (5 to 122°F)
Consumables
None
Calibration Schedule
Automatic
Available Accessories
Power Charger (12 V, 3 A), Vehicle Charging Adapter, Shoulder Strap, Pelican Hard Case, Calibration Certificate (NIST Traceable)
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Software
Communications Interface
MicroUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 (ANSI N42.42-2012)
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$13,025 to $28,925 depending upon detector type and size
Radiological Targets
Gamma, Neutron
Number of Library Entries
ANSI, ANSI+ 2015, Medical, Industrial, User Defined
Sample Introduction
Radioactive Particle
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
mR; 0 to 10 mR/h (NaI), 10 mR/h to 10R/h (GM)
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 2 to 10 seconds
Total Run Time
Continuous monitor
Alarm Capability
Audible, visual
Software Control
Remote
Other Operational Parameters
20 keV to 3 MeV, Detector options include NaI(Tl), CeBr3 and LaBr3. Dose rate range 0 to 10 mR/h (NaI), 10 mR/h to 10R/h (GM)
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Yes. ANSI N42.42-2012 or CSV Event Data via Email Distribution List or Wi-Fi (Rad Responder)
Warranties
Yes
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Li-ion battery
Data File Type Format
ANSI N42.42 or CSV
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