Fido® X2

Fido X2 is handheld explosives detector. It uses FLIR’s proprietary TrueTrace™ technology to detect a broad range of chemicals used in the manufacture of homemade, commercial, and military explosives with best-in-class sensitivity. At less than 1.5 pounds and featuring a durable ergonomic design, the Fido X2 offers portability. It performs ten-second analysis and has reusable sampling swipes. Fido X2 features on-device video training that provides real-time help and reduces the need for recurrent training.

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Julie Bazzell
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julie.bazzell@flir.com
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27700 SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070
The Americas, EMEA, APAC
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Manufacturer
FLIR Systems, Inc.
Product Name
Fido® X2
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Amplifying Fluorescence Polymers; TrueTrace Multiplexed Luminescence;
Application
Emergency Response; Screening; Trace Analysis; Forensics;
Product Model Number
Multiple Based on Selected Options - Not Specified
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Fido X2 is handheld explosives detector. It uses FLIR’s proprietary TrueTrace™ technology to detect a broad range of chemicals used in the manufacture of homemade, commercial, and military explosives with best-in-class sensitivity. At less than 1.5 pounds and featuring a durable ergonomic design, the Fido X2 offers portability. It performs ten-second analysis and has reusable sampling swipes. Fido X2 features on-device video training that provides real-time help and reduces the need for recurrent training.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2015
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
12.7 x 3.9 x 2.8 in (32.2 x 10.0 x 7.2 cm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; 1.5 lbs (0.7 kg) - with battery
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; Rechargeable and swappable; adapter included
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
None; Flame retardant PC-ABS alloy with aluminum reinforcements
Operating Conditions
0 to 45 °C (32 to 113 °F); 5 to 95% non-condensing
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Sensing elements and High Efficiency sampling swipes
Suggested Routine Maintenance
It can be cleaned periodically to ensure optimum performance, but Fido X2 does not require routine maintenance.
Available Accessories
Standard kit includes accessories
Communications Interface
USB 2.0 (mini-USB)
Expected Operational Life
5+ Years
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$17,000.00
Tested For Explosives
Three detection targets: Military, Nitrate, and Peroxide
Sample Introduction
Solid; Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ng
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
3.5 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 10 seconds
Total Run Time
Continuous
Alarm Capability
Visible, audible, and haptic (vibration) alerts; vivid, sunlight-readable color display (32k colors)
Software Control
On-board software; no external software is required.
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
On-device video training and access to online video training
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Phone, email, and web-based support
Warranties
1 year; extended warranties are available
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
Yes; Controlled for export under US Department of Commerce (DOC), Export Administration Regulations (EAR). U.S. Government authorization may be required.
IATA Shipping Restrictions
No
Data File Type Format
.log, .csv, .pdf
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