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RAE Systems ppbRAE Plus PID
  • Measures VOCs 1 ppb to 2,000 ppm.
  • Exclusive zeroing tube, assures repeatability at low-level measurements.
  • Drop-in battery, over 10 hours of use per charge
  • Strong, built-in sampling pump, draws up to 100 feet.

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Hand-held PID Monitor Capable of Detecting VOCs in the Parts-Per-Billion (ppb) Range

The most sensitive handheld VOC monitor in the world with true parts per billion (ppb) detection of extremely low level, low vapor pressure and highly toxic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) such as nerve agent, pesticide residues and low level permeation breakthrough detection.



Response Time T90

0 to 9999 ppb

1 ppb

< 5 sec

10.0 to 99.9 ppm

0.1 ppm

< 5 sec

100 to 200 ppm

1 ppm

< 5 sec


8.2" L x 3.0" W x 2.0" H (21.8 x 7.62 x 5.0 cm)


19.5 oz with battery pack (553 g) w/o rubber boot


Patented, planar, dual-channel, photoionization sensor with super-bright 10.6 eV lamp


Rechargeable, external, field-replaceable Nickel-Metal- Hydride (NiMH) battery pack

Operating Hours

10 hours continuous operation


Large LCD, backlight activated manually, by alarms or by darkness


1 operation and 2 programming keys

Direct Readout

  • VOCs as ppb or ppm by volume
  • High and low values
  • STEL and TWA (in hygiene mode)
  • Battery and shut down voltage


  • 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


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


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


Download data and upload instrument set-up from PC through RS-232 link to serial port.


902 to 928 MHz (license-free), 2.400 to 2.4835 GHz (license-free), 433 MHz, 869 MHz

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


14° F to 104° F (-10° C to 40° C)


0% to 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)


Durable bright black rubber boot w/ belt clip & wrist strap