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Ventis MX4 Multi-Gas Portable Gas Detector

Ventis MX4 multi-gas portable gas detector monitors up to 4 gases for your safety and takes your gas detection program to the next level. Learn more here…

  1. Monitors 1-4 gases.
  2. Can be configured with or without a pump.
  3. Available with a black or safety-orange overmould.
  4. iNet™ Ready and DSX Docking Station compatible.

Ventis MX4 multi-gas portable gas detector

Overview of Ventis MX4 features

  • Multiple gases: Detect 1-4 gases with a wide range of sensor options.
  • Remote sampling: Draw samples from up to 30 metres away with an optional, integrated sampling pump.
  • Hi-viz: Gain increased instrument visibility with a safety orange overmould.
  • True portability: Ventis MX4 gives you multi-gas protection in a single-gas sized unit.
  • Bigger battery: The extended-range battery gives up to 20 hours use (without pump).
  • iNet: Discover a better way to do gas detection with the Ventis on iNet.

 

Ventis MX4 multi-gas portable gas detector
L-R: MX4 with black overmould, safety orange overmould, extended-range battery, and being calibrated.

 

Ventis MX4 multi-gas portable gas detector with pump
L-R: Ventis MX4 with pump, with nylon case, and being calibrated.

 

PDF Downloads

pdf-icon Ventis Diner Menu Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 – Ordering Guide Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 – Product Manual Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 – Reference Guide Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 – Four Steps of Operation Download PDF
pdf-icon Getting to know your Ventis MX4 Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 Charger Adaptor Download PDF
pdf-icon V-Cal Literature Download PDF
pdf-icon VCal – Product Manual Download PDF
pdf-icon VCal 6-Unit – Product Manual Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 Pump Assembly Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis MX4 Slide-on Pump – Literature Download PDF
pdf-icon Ventis Slide-on Pump – Manual Download PDF
pdf-icon Technical Bulletin – Portable Pumps Outdoor Environments Download PDF
pdf-icon Application Note – Confined Space Monitoring Download PDF
pdf-icon Addendum – Leather Case Warnings Download PDF

 

 

Common Configurations

Part Number Description
VTS-K1231100y01 Ventis – LEL, CO, H2S, O2, Li-ion, Desktop Charger, Black
VTS-K1231201y01 Ventis – LEL, CO, H2S, O2, Li-ion, Desktop Charger/Datalink, Safety Orange
VTS-K5231300y11 Ventis – LEL, SO2, H2S, O2, Li-ion, Auto Charger, Black, Soft Case
VTS-K1031301y01 Ventis – LEL, CO, O2, Li-ion, Auto Charger, Safety Orange
VTS-K1431000y11 Ventis – LEL, CO, NO2, O2, Li-ion, No Charger, Black, Soft Case
VTS-K1232111y01 Ventis with Pump – LEL, CO, H2S, O2, Ext. Li-ion, Desktop Charger, Safety Orange
VTS-K1232110y11 Ventis with Pump – LEL, CO, H2S, O2, Ext. Li-ion, Desktop Charger, Black, Soft Case
VTS-L1232110y21 Ventis with Pump – LEL (methane), CO, H2S, O2, Ext. Li-ion, Desktop Charger, Black, Hard Case with Display Window
VTS-K5232111y01 Ventis with Pump – LEL, SO2, H2S, O2, Ext. Li-ion, Desktop Charger, Safety Orange
y = Agency Certification: 1 = UL/CSA, 2 = ATEX/IECEx, 3 = MSHA, 4 = ANZEx, 5 = China Ex, 7 = GOST-R/GOST-K, 8 = KOSHA, 9 = INMETRO, A = MED

 

Ventis MX4 Specifications

INSTRUMENT WARRANTY:

  • 2-year warranty, including sensors and battery.

CASE MATERIALS:

  • Polycarbonate with a protective rubber overmould.

DIMENSIONS:

  • 103mm x 58mm x 30mm – Ventis MX4 with lithium-ion battery.
  • 172mm x 67mm x 66mm – Ventis MX4 with pump and lithium-ion battery.

WEIGHT:

  • 182g – Ventis MX4 with lithium-ion battery.
  • 380g – Ventis MX4 with pump and lithium-ion battery.

OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE:

  • -20°C- 50°C

OPERATING HUMIDITY RANGE:

  • 15%-95% Non-condensing (continuous)

DISPLAY:

  • Backlit Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)

POWER SOURCE/RUN TIME:

  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack:
    • 12 hours typical @ 20ºC
  • Rechargeable extended-range lithium-ion battery pack:
    • 20 hours typical @ 20ºC – Ventis MX4
    • 12 hours typical @ 20ºC – Ventis MX4 with pump
  • Replaceable AAA alkaline battery pack:
    • 8 hours typical @ 20ºC – Ventis MX4
    • 4 hours typical @ 20ºC – Ventis MX4 with pump

ALARMS:

  • Ultra-bright LEDs, loud audible alarm (95 dB at 30cm), and vibrating alarm.

SENSORS:

  • Combustible gases/methane – Catalytic Diffusion.
  • O2, CO/H2 low, CO, H2S, NO2, SO2 – Electrochemical.

SENSOR MEASURING RANGES:

  • Combustible Gases: 0-100% LEL in 1% increments.
  • Methane (CH4): 0-5% of vol. in 0.01% increments.
  • Oxygen (O2): 0-30% of vol. in 0.1% increments.
  • Carbon monoxide (CO/H2 low): 0-1,000 ppm in 1 ppm increments.
  • Carbon monoxide (CO): 0-1,000 ppm in 1 ppm increments.
  • Hydrogen sulphide (H2S): 0-500 ppm in 0.1 ppm increments.
  • Nitrogen dioxide (NO2): 0-150 ppm in 0.1 ppm increments.
  • Sulphur dioxide (SO2): 0-150 ppm in 0.1 ppm increments.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • UL:
    • Class I, Division 1, Groups A B C D, T4; Zone 0, AEx ia IIC T4
    • Class II, Groups F G (carbonaceous & grain dust)
    • IP66; IP67
  • ATEX:
    • Ex ia IIC T4 Ga and Ex ia I Ma
    • Equipment Group and Category II 1G and I M1; IP66; IP67
  • IECEx:
    • Ex ia IIC T4 Ga; IP66; IP67
  • CSA:
    • Class I, Division 1, Groups A B C D, T4; Ex d ia IIC T4
    • C22.2 No. 152 for %LEL reading only
  • ANZEx:
    • Ex ia s Zone 0 I/IIC T4; IP66; IP67
  • INMETRO:
    • Ex ia IIC T4 Ga; IP66; IP67
  • KOSHA:
    • Ex d ia IIC T4
  • MSHA:
    • 30 CFR Part 22; Permissible for underground mines; Li-ion versions only.
  • PA-DEP:
    • Permissible for PA bituminous underground mines.
  • China Ex:
    • Ex ia IIC T4 Ga
  • China CMC:
    • Metrology approval
  • China MA:
    • Approved for underground mines; diffusion (without pump).
    • standard Alkaline version only.
  • GOST- K:
    • PBExdiaI X / 1ExdiaIICT4 X
  • GOST-R:
    • PBExdiaI X / 1ExdiaIICT4 X
  • MED:
    • Portable Multi-Gas Detector, Category 2 (MED 2012/32/EU): Li-Ion only; Charger/Docking Station accessories; category 1.
  • SANS:
    • SANS 1515-1; Type A; Ex ia I/IIC T4 IP66/67; Li-Ion only.

These specifications are based on performance averages and may vary by instrument.

 

V-Cal 6-unit calibration station for Ventis MX4 multi-gas portable gas detectors
V-Cal 6-unit calibration station for Ventis MX4 multi-gas portable gas detectors

 

Find out more about Ventis MX4 at Industrial Scientific’s website here.

 

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