The prices for radiation detectors and dosimeter goes up and down depending on current threats. For example due to the recent Japanese nuclear situation the prices went off the roof and indeed many devices were out of stock. However the prices have begun to go down to their normal levels.
One of the best radiation detectors is the Radiation Alert MONITOR4 Analog-Based Ionizing Radiation Detector.
Radiation detector used to check levels of potentially harmful ionizing particles and rays in the environment and in objects such as particle accelerators, x-ray shielding, and industrial gauges
Detects ionizing radiation types such as alpha and beta particles, and gamma rays and x-rays
Dual-scale analog meter with needle-point display of counts per minute (CPM) and milliRoentgen (mR) per hour
Three selectable operation ranges of X1, X10, and X100 for adjustment when peak mR levels are met
Red, flashing counter and a beeping noise indicate each ionizing radiation increase event
One should be aware of purchasing these devices in places such as ebay – from individuals Some many be wrongly described, old, and or not calibrated. Some few the old ones may have collectors value but may not be up to actual radiation detection. The best place to buy is at established online stores such as Amazon.
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