Multi-Sensor Handheld Detector for Gamma Radiation, Chemical Warfare Agents, Toxic Chemicals

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The PKI 8290 is the only portable device that offers quick detection, identification and quantification of toxic chemicals and chemical warfare agents. This device is used by military, first responder teams, police and personnel of forwarding companies at harbours and borders and in areas of critical infrastructure worldwide. PKI 8290 is equipped with modern software combined with multi-sensor-technology in order to minimize false alarm, to improve accuracy and to guarantee reliable results.


  • Technology: Ion-Mobility-Spectrometry (IMS), Photo-ionisation detection (PID), Taguchi Gas sensors (TGS)
  • Detection and identification of the following chemical warfare agents: nerve – and blister warfare agents, blood and choking warfare agents
  • Detection and identification of toxic industrial chemicals: dangerous substances classified as high and medium from list ITF-25
  • Radiation detection: Gamma
  • Alarms: acoustic, visual, and vibration
  • Weight: 3,4 kg
  • Dimensions: 43,2 x 14 x 12,7 cm
  • Power supply: 18 V DC set of alkaline batteries
  • Interface: USB
  • GPS: integrated GPS for rapid localisation of incident
  • Operating temperature: -10°C to 50°C
  • Display: clearly visible LCD-display with built-in light sensor for automatic adjustment of backlight according to lighting conditions
  • Radio communication: RF-modem