Survey Meter TCS-173C



Scintillation Survey Meter TCS-173C

Hitachi’s survey meters feature a clear and easy-to-read indicator, user-friendly control panel, and colorful, lightweight and compact design, offering outstanding precision and functionality as a survey meter. The meters are widely used in various radiation handling facilities, such as universities, laboratories, hospitals, and nuclear power plants. Choose one that best suits your needs and purposes from our extensive range of models.

Scintillation Survey Meter TCS-173C

NaI (TI) scintillation detector detects low-energy gamma rays with high efficiency.

This is the most effective model designed to check 125I contamination, often cared about on nuclear medicine workplace.


Radiation detected Gamma
Detector Na(Tl) scintillator, 50.8mm dia. x 3mm
Acccuracy Analog ±3% of any maximum scale
±10% for the reference
Degital ±3 %±1 digit for the reference
Display Analog 0 to 10, 30, 100, 300, 1k, 3k, 10ks-1
Degital 0 to 999,999counts
Time constant 3, 10 and 30 seconds
Audible function Audible counter (with on/off), alarm indicator, battery down indicator, overload indicator
Alarm Buzzer sound and alarm indicator blinking
AUTO: Cleared automatically when count falls below the preset alarm value.
HOLD: Cleared when the RESET switch pushed.
Controls Membrane switches
Battery check By change-over of LCD (auto-indication in power-on, notify for low battery)
Detector check By change-over of LCD (auto-indication in power-on)
Time indication By change-over of LCD (auto-indication in power-on)
Memory capacity Up to 3,000 records (consisting of number, date and count rate)
Output Analog, 0 to +10mV (full scale)
Safety from falling One-touch lock attachment
Power Four C alkaline batteries
Battery life 100 hours or longer in continuous use
Environmental requirements in operation Tempareture : 5 to +35 degrees C
Humidity : 90%RH or less (Non-condensing)
Dimensions Approx. (W)11 x (D)21 x (H)18 cm
Weight Approx. 1.6kg (incl. detector and batteries)