Fido® X4

The Fido X4 is a handheld explosives trace detector (ETD) for a broad range of explosives. Next generation FLIR TrueTrace® detection technology features a five-channel sensor array. The simplified user interface features onboard video tutorials, user prompts, and color-coded alarms. Analysis and reporting of results are made through multiple modern connectivity options, allowing critical data to be shared quickly.

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Julie Bazzell
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Manufacturer
FLIR Systems, Inc.
Product Name
Fido® X4
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Amplifying Fluorescence Polymers;
Application
Emergency Response;Trace Analysis;Screening;Forensics;
Product Model Number
X4
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Fido X4 is a handheld explosives trace detector (ETD) for a broad range of explosives. Next generation FLIR TrueTrace® detection technology features a five-channel sensor array. The simplified user interface features onboard video tutorials, user prompts, and color-coded alarms. Analysis and reporting of results are made through multiple modern connectivity options, allowing critical data to be shared quickly.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2019
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
14.5 x 4.5 x 2.8 in (37.0 x 11.5 x 7.0 cm) - with battery
Weight
<5 lbs.; 3.2 lbs (1.5 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; Up to 16-hour mission time; two rechargeable and hot-swappable Li-ion batteries, each lasting up to 8 hours
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Vibration/Shock; Dust; Waterproof/Resistant; MILSTD 810g tested (Shock, Vibration), 1-meter drop tested, IP54 Rated for dust and water
Operating Conditions
0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Sampling Swipes, Sensing Element, Reference Standard
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Basic cleaning with supplied maintenance kit
Available Accessories
Included: Single Point Harness, Vapor Detection adapter. Separate: UGV hardware mount kit
Data Analysis Support Equipment
None required. Summary reports generated and viewable on device. Transmit data and summary reports to a PC easily over USB.
Communications Interface
USB-C (Drive and Link modes), toggleable Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Tested For Explosives
Nitroaromatics, Nitramines, Nitrate-esters, Nitrosamines, Inorganic Nitrates, Plastic Explosives, Smokeless Powders, and Peroxides
Adaptability
Yes; user can add new targets in the field
Sample Introduction
Liquid; ;Solid;
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ng
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
3 minutes from cold; <10 seconds from sleep
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 10-25 seconds
Total Run Time
Unlimited
Alarm Capability
Visible, audible, and haptic (vibration) alerts; vivid, sunlight-readable color display (32k colors)
Software Control
On-board
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Operator training courses included with kit purchase. Additional admin training courses available. Basic functional training videos and animations accessible ON-DEVICE, through the HELP menu.
Manuals Available
Quick Start Guide, Operator Manual
Warranties
Standard 1-year warranty with service included with kit purchase. Extended warranty packages available.
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
No
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Lithium ion battery
Data File Type Format
.csv and .pdf
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