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Handheld Particle Counter

  • Five Mass Ranges (PM1, PM2.5, PM4, PM10 & TSP)
  • Low-Cost w/ Data Logging
  • Battery Powered

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The Aerocet 831 is a completely portable, full-featured, battery-operated, handheld mass monitor.


 This device simultaneously provides five critical mass ranges (PM1, PM2.5, PM4, PM10 & TSP) in one minute from startup.

Survey the environment with the easy-to-use, extremely portable, size-selective Aerocet 831. Weighing only 28 ounces, this compact instrument is the perfect tool for a wide range of assessment applications.

Operation / Interface

Met One Instruments’ Aerocet 831 is simple to operate with two front-panel buttons used with the multifunction rotary scroll wheel to provide user-friendly and efficient operation. Just press and rotate to scroll thru the menu-driven platform. With the Aerocet 831, one can view sample history easily on the display or export data via the USB port using the included COMET software.
The 831 stores up to 2500 sample events. The USB interface provides quick data downloads and field firmware upgrades. The Aerocet 831 provides up to 24 hours of typical intermittent operation or 8 hours of continuous use.
Recharge time is only 2.5 hours. The included AC charger/adapter operates the counter even when the battery pack is discharged.

Key Features:

Handheld Operation

• Survey the environment with this extremely portable, size-selective mass monitor. This small lightweight instrument is only 28 ounces and is the perfect survey tool for a wide range of applications.

Simple Operation

• Only two front-panel buttons accompany the multifunction rotary scroll wheel to provide simple and efficient operation. Just press and rotate to scroll through the menu-driven platform.

Sample History

• View sample history easily on the display or export data via the USB port using the included software. Unit stores up to 2500 sample events. USB interface provides quick data download and field firmware upgrades.

Battery Powered

• 24 hours of typical intermittent operation and up to 8 hours of continuous use. Recharge time is only 2.5 hours. The included AC charger/adapter operates the counter even when the battery pack is discharged.

Applications

• HVAC Applications

• Industrial/Occupational Hygiene

• Indoor Air Quality

*Note: Not recommended for continuous outdoor use. Avoid sampling in rainy or foggy conditions.
Features 
Sample duration1 Minute
Sample modesManual and Continuous
Data storage2,500 Records
Display2-line by 16 character LCD
Controls2 button keypad with rotary dial
Performance 
PM RangesPM1 , PM2.5, PM4 , PM10, TSP
Concentration Range0 – 1,000 µg/m3
Resolution0.1µg/m3 (display / serial output)
SensitivityHigh = 0.3µm, Low = 0.5 µm
Accuracy± 10% to calibration aerosol
Flow rate0.1 CFM (2.83 lpm)

Electrical
Light SourceLaser Diode, 780 nm, 40 mW typical
AC Adapter/ChargerAC to DC module, 100 – 240 VAC to 8.4 VDC
Battery TypeLi-ion rechargeable Battery
Battery Operating Time8 hours continuous operation. Up to 24 hours intermittent operation
Battery Recharge Time2.5 hours typical
CommunicationUSB Mini B Type

Physical
Weight1.74 lbs – 28 ounces – (0.79 kg)
SizeHeight: 6.25” (15.9 cm) Width: 3.63” (9.22 cm) Thickness: 2.00” (5.08 cm)
Environmental
Operation Temperature0° to +50°C
Storage Temperature-20° to +60°C