Go Direct® Radiation Monitor
The Go Direct Radiation Monitor detects alpha, beta, gamma, and X-ray radiation. It connects via Bluetooth® wireless technology or via USB to your device.
Use the Go Direct Radiation Monitor to explore radiation statistics, measure the rate of nuclear decay, and monitor radon progeny. This easy-to-use sensor consists of a Geiger-Mueller tube mounted in a small, rugged, plastic case. A thin window protected by a metal screen allows alpha radiation to be detected, along with beta and gamma. Each new detection is indicated by a flashing red LED indicator and can also be accompanied by an optional audio signal.
The Go Direct Radiation Monitor can be used in a variety of experiments:
- Determine the half-life of an isotope.
- Investigate radiation shielding.
- Detect background radiation sources.
Rechargeable Battery—Ready When You Are
The robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation when using the sensor wirelessly. Monitor battery life directly from our free Graphical Analysis™ 4 app or LabQuest 3 App. Should the battery run low, simply connect the sensor to the charging cable and keep on collecting—no interruptions or inconvenience to you or your students.
Wired or Wireless—The Flexibility to Choose
Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook™, or computer using our free Graphical Analysis™ 4 app—no additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Go Direct sensors can be used wired via USB or wirelessly via Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing you to choose the solution best for your classroom or laboratory.
Sensor: LND 712 (or equivalent) halogen-quenched GM tube with a mica end window, 1.5 to 2.0 mg/cm2 thick
Sensitive to alpha, beta, gamma, and X-ray radiation
Powered by rechargeable 300 mAh battery, recharged via USB cable
Red LED blinks on radiation detection
Optional audio signal on radiation detection
Go Direct Radiation Monitor
Micro USB Cable
Go Direct® Charge Station (GDX-CRG)
Micro USB Cable (CB-USB-MICRO)
Go Direct® 300 mAh Replacement Battery (GDX-BAT-300)
Micro USB to USB-C Cable (CB-USB-C-MICRO)
User Manual: https://www.vernier.com/manuals/gdx-rad/
Warranty: 5-year limited warranty (1 year on battery, 1 year on GM tube)