Gamma-Scout Standard



Description of Gamma-Scout Standard

Geiger Counter GAMMA-SCOUT Standard:

The GAMMA-SCOUT is a radiation measuring instrument that is the leader in its class. With good reason: handy format, simple operation, high measuring accuracy, permanent operation with minimum battery consumption. Each device is subjected to a final test, which is monitored by the Institute for Radiation Protection of a state university of applied sciences.


Simple Measurement:

In measuring mode, the current dose rate (a measure of ionizing radiation) is displayed every 2 seconds or, for a short time, the average value of the dose rate of the last day (0:00-23:59)

Patented Energy Saving Concept:

The Gamma-Scout® monitors the radiation day and night and stores the values for later readout. Thanks to sophisticated, patented electronics, the battery will last for years. The RECHARGEABLE model works with rechargeable batteries. When connected to the PC, the device is supplied with power via the USB interface – this saves the battery or charges the battery.

Measures α Radiation:

Thanks to a high-quality LND end window counter, the Gamma-Scout measures α, β and γ radiation.

Wide Measuring Range:

According to calibration, the GAMMA-SCOUT measures reliably over a wide range (0.1 up to 1,000 microSievert/h). The measuring range of the counter tube is much wider, but the instrument is calibrated with specified accuracy.

Tested Calibration:

Every GAMMA-SCOUT measuring instrument is subjected to a final test, which is supervised by the Institute for Radiation Protection of a state technical college. The test items must be within the 5% confidence interval against a master, which in turn has been calibrated against a tested Cs 137 emitter and the ODL.

Dose Rate and Dose:

GAMMA-SCOUT is also a dosimeter (cumulated radiation over time).

Data Storage:

GAMMA-SCOUT stores occurred pulses in different adjustable time intervals (up to 32,000 readings). For permanent monitoring, the storage of environmental values is set to one value every 2h, which would correspond to a recording period of 7 years.

Data Readout via Microsoft WINDOWS:

The stored values can be read out and evaluated under Microsoft Windows (WIN 7 up to WIN 10) using the enclosed TOOLBOX software.

Data Readout via MAC OS X:

The stored values can be read out and evaluated under Mac OS X using the Gamma-Scout READER software supplied.

Flexible Display:

The display can be shown in Sievert or Rem.

Permitted on Flights:

The GAMMA-SCOUT (R) can be carried on board of airplanes.


The GAMMA-SCOUT(R) complies with Section 15 of the US FCC rules.

Source Isotope Not Equal to CS 137:

The conversion of pulses per time to dose rate is based on Cs 137. In case other isotopes are present, the pulses per time can be displayed directly and converted according to your own tables.


length 163 mm x width 72 mm x height 30 mm

Instruction Gamma scout

Worth knowing

Address for Repairs and Calibrations

Gamma-Scout GmbH & Co. KG, Fürst-Pückler-Str. 20, D-50935 Köln

Phone: +49 (0)221 / 200 540 91
Fax: +49 (0)0221 / 27070948