FirstDefender RMX

Flexible probe for the identification of unknown chemicals

FirstDefender RMX

The new FirstDefender RMX is a Raman handheld spectrometer of the latest generation with a flexible probe.

  • At a weight of only 919 g, it is the ideal instrument for toughest conditions found in the military, emergency management, fire brigades and the industry.
  • The FirstDefender RMX has been tested according to the US military standard MIL-STD 810F for robustness and identifies chemicals and mixture of substances directly on-site and with unparalleled speed.
  • The comprehensive substance database contains explosives, TICs/TIMs, chemical agents, drugs, “white powders”, precursor substances as well as thousands of further chemicals.

Areas of application

At a weight of only 919 g, this light and completely decontaminable instrument

  • can be applied directly by security forces;
  • is water proof and dust protected;
  • enables a non-destructive and contact-free measurement.

Technical details

Principle of operation Non-destructive analysis via Raman-spectroscopy
Weight 919 g
Size 19,6 cm x 11,4 cm x 6,1 cm
Laser 785 ≤ 250 mW (adjustable)
(excitation wavelength)  
Spectral range 250 – 2875 cm-1 Raman shift
Spectral resolution 7 – 10,5 cm-1
Collection optics NA = 0,23
17mm working distance
0,14 mm – 1,8 mm spot size
Measurement time Optional: manually or automatic (minimum 5 ms)
Display Easy to read colour LCD display
Data transfer  
Transport High-strength waterproof plastic case
Operating temperature Temperature range: -20° C to +40° C
Batteries Changeable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, ~4 hours of operating time
External power supply 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Case Dust and splash water proof high-strength plastic case
Standard accessories High-strength waterproof carrying case
Flexible probe
2 power supply units: 100 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Documentation CD
3 SureFire batteries

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