Micro-Detective®-HX radioisotope identifier

Portable Hand-Held Radioisotope Identifier


Micro-Detective-HX is the latest addition to the highly successful ORTEC Detective range of hand-held radioisotope identifiers (RIDs).


  • Easier to Use— touchscreen or pushbutton, indicator warnings.
  • Lighter to Carry— <16 lbs in weight.
  • More Rugged— dust and water resistant.
  • Revised Algorithms— more resistant to false positives and negatives. / Background Subtraction

It is dedicated for detection and prevention of illicit trafficking of nuclear materials at ports and border crossings. It is the most advanced RID commercially available.


  • HPGe detector 50 mm diameter x 30 mm lenght
  • “Hardened” cryostat, with high-reliability, low-power Stirling cooler.
  • Doserate measurement with germanium for low doserate and with GM for high doserate
  • Neutron detector
  • GPS, Wifi, usb

Product applications

  • Nuclear threats
  • Research
  • Medical
  • Decontamination

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