MSA ALTAIR® 2X Single Gas Detector

The first one or two gas detector that incorporates industry-leading Xcell Sensor technology to deliver unparalleled performance while drastically minimizing total cost of ownership, increasing durability and delivering enhanced worker safety, compliance and traceability. 

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Description / MSA ALTAIR® 2X Single Gas Detector

The ALTAIR 2X is also the first portable gas detector to introduce revolutionary XCell Pulse Technology.

Features and Benefits

  • Low cost of ownership
    • Fastest sensor response times, lowest calibration gas flow rate on the market
    • > 4-year expected sensor life
    • 3-year warranty on instrument & most sensors (2 years on Cl2, NH3)
    • Stand-alone bump tests reduce maintenance, increase productivity (ALTAIR 2XP only)
    • 1 device can monitor 2 gases (ALTAIR 2XT only)


  • Increased safety awareness & compliance
    • Stand-alone bump test anytime, anywhere without specific calibration gas (ALTAIR 2XP only)
    • Bump pass: green LED flash every 15s, large on-screen checkmark
    • Bump fail or expiration: red LED flash every 15s, no checkmark
    • End-of-sensor-life warning and alarm


  • Full-time traceability
    • Records 75 alarm events
    • 150+ hours of periodic data (ALTAIR 2X and 2XP)
    • 100+ hours of periodic data (ALTAIR 2XT)
    • Compatible with MSA GALAXY® GX2 Automated Test System and MSA Grid


  • Rugged durability
    • Tough over-molded rubber armor
    • Survives multiple 25-ft drops onto concrete
    • Agency-certified dust- and water-tight IP67 construction
    • Intrinsically-safe desigN


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