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RAE Systems MiniRAE 3000 Handheld PID Rental
No Longer Available For Rental
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The MiniRAE 2000 is the world's most popular hand-held photoionization detector (PID) for volatile organic compound (VOC) measurement. The MiniRAE 2000 is a datalogging capable PID. Common applications for the MiniRAE 2000 include confined space entry, emergency response to hazardous spills, indoor air quality, personnel monitoring, survey instrument for sample collection, and work place monitoring.

Rental Includes:
MiniRAE 2000 PID
Spare Water Trap Filter
Data Download Cable
Battery Charger & Cradle
Instruction Manual
Hard Case
EEI Calibration Record
Charcoal Zero Adapter
Humidity Filtering Kit

RAE Photo-Ionization Detector (PID) 3-D sensor

Easily accessible lamp and sensor

Reduced humidity interference

Improved linearity

Increased sensitivity

Extended range 0 -10,000 ppm

Strong, built-in sample draw pump with pump stall feature

Sample up to 100’ (30m) horizontally or vertically

Prevents liquid flow into the monitor

Warns if sample tubing is blocked or crimped

External, field replaceable NMH rechargeable battery

10 hours of continuous monitoring

Smart battery charging

Robust inlet probe

Large keys operable with 3 layers of gloves

Large easy to read back light display

Alarm activated

LCD backlight is low light or manually activated

Preset alarm thresholds for STEL, TWA, low and high level peak values.

Audio buzzer and flashing LED display will be activated when the limits are exceeded

15,000 point data logging storage capacity for data download to PC

Rubber protective boot

102 built-in correction factors from a RAE list of 250+ chemicals

User selectable hygiene and survey modes

Protected from portable radios

Oil and Gas


Industrial Safety

Civil Defense


Gas Monitor Range Resolution Response Time
VOCs 0 to 99.9 ppm
100 to 1,999 ppm
2,000 to 1,0000 ppm
0.1 ppm
1.0 ppm
1.0 ppm
2 sec
2 sec
2 sec
Size 8.2" L x 3.0" W x 2.0" H (21.8 x 7.62 x 5.0 cm)
Weight 20 oz with battery pack (553 g) w/o rubber boot
Sensors Photoionization sensor with standard 10.6 eV or optional 9.8 eV or 11.7 eV UV lamp
Battery Rechargeable, external, field-replaceable Nickel-Metal- Hydride (NiMH) battery pack
Operating Hours 10 hours continuous operation
Displays Large LCD, backlight activated manually, by alarms or by darkness
Keypads 1 operation and 2 programming keys
Direct Readout • VOCs as ppm by volume
• High and low values
• STEL and TWA (in hygiene mode)
• Battery and shut down voltage
Alarms 90 dB buzzer and flashing red LED to indicate exceeded preset limits:
• High: 3 beeps and flashes per second
• Low: 2 beeps and flashes per second
• STEL and TWA: 1 beep and flash per second
• Alarms automatic reset or latching with manual override
• Optional plug-in pen size vibration alarm
• User adjustable alarm limits
EM/RFI Highly resistant to EMI /RFI.
Compliant with EMC Directive 89/336/EEC
IP Rating IP-55: protected against dust, protected against low-pressure jets of water from all directions
Data Logging 267 hours (at one-minute intervals) with date/time. Header information includes monitor serial number, user ID, site ID, date and time
Calibration Two-point field calibration of zero and standard reference gas. Calibration memory of 8 calibration gases, alarm limits, span values and calibration date
Sampling Pump • Internal, integrated flow rate of 400 cc/min
• Sample from 100' (30 m) horizontally or vertically
Low Flow Alarm Auto shut-off pump at low flow condition
Communications Download data and upload instrument set-up from PC through RS-232 link to serial port.
Wireless communication enabled and certified
(requires RAELink2 and ProRAE Remote to use)
Frequency 902 to 928 MHz (license-free), 2.400 to 2.4835 GHz (license-free), 433 MHz, 869 MHz
RF Range Up to 500' (152m; 900 MHz, 433 Mhz, 869 Mhz), extendable with RAELink3 Repeater to 2 miles (3.2km)
Hazardous Area Approval • US and Canada: UL and cUL, Classified for use in Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous locations
• Europe: ATEX II IG EEx ia IIC T4
Temperature 14° F to 104° F (-10° C to 40° C)
Humidity 0% to 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Attachment Durable bright yellow rubber boot w/belt clip & wrist strap
Title Description Download
RAE Systems MiniRAE 2000 Manual Operator's Manual PDF Icon
List of Correction Factors and Ionization Energies Tech Note PDF Icon