No, your eyes are not deceiving you. The Soeks 112 is a fully-fledged Geiger Counter/Dosimeter, barely thicker than a marker pen, complete with an LCD display, audible and visual indications (flashing LED and a bleeper) and a user-settable alarm.

 
You are probably thinking it’s too small with limited sensitivity and only useful in the aftermath of a nuclear detonation. Wrong! It is fitted with a highly rated Rostatom SBM-20 Geiger Müller tube. That’s the exact same Beta, Gamma and X-Ray sensitive tube found in many of the best and most respected instruments on the market.
 
It detects normal background radiation - clicking every few seconds (depending on your location) - so it easily responds to elevated levels, such as those found in some antiques (clocks, watches and instruments with luminous radium-painted hands and dials, Uranium glass items and Uranium doped ceramic glazes, vintage thorium-doped gas mantles). It also detects naturally-occurring radioactivity in minerals, such as marble and granite.
 
The Soeks 112 has two operating modes: constant Background Measurement and Accumulated Dose. Readings are shown on the LCD in microsieverts/hr (µSv/h), in the range from 0 – 999. In both modes each detected event is shown by a flashing LED and accompanied by a bleep from the internal sounder. Even though it only has two buttons the 112 has a useful array of user adjustments. These include the threshold alarm (0 - 100 (µSv/h in 12 steps), alarm on/off, auto time off (0 – 120 minutes in 7 steps) and sounder on/off volume. There’s also an accumulated dose reset and a low battery indicator. The Soeks 112 is powered by two inexpensive and widely available AG13/LR44 button cells (included), which can keep it running for an incredible 170 hours. Price includes shipping to UK addresses*
 
Still not convinced? Here’s some handy facts and figures:

 
  • Detection Device         SBM-20 Geiger Müller tube
  • Sensitivity:                   Beta, Gamma & X-Ray
  • Operating Modes:        Continuous (Dose Equivalent) & Accumulated Dose (Dose Equivalent Rate)
  • Indication Range:         0 – 999 µSv/h
  • Power supply:                2 x AG13/LR44 button cells
  • Run Time:                       170 hours continuous
  • Dimensions:                   125 x 18mm
  • Weight:                            30g (with batteries)
  • Operating temp:           -10 - +50 degrees C
  • Pack Contents:              Soeks 112, batteries, user manual (English & Russian)
  

*Very Important Stuff For Overseas Buyers:
The prices shown are for UK buyers and inclusive of delivery to mainland UK addresses. Postage to non-UK locations will be via Royal Mail's International Tracked / Signed services, depending on location. Please also note that this item may be prohibited or restricted in some countries.

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Soeks 112 Pocket Size Dosimeter/Geiger Counter

  • Product Code: Soeks 112
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £110.00