MSA ALTAIR® 2X Gas Detector



ALTAIR® 2X Gas Detectors

  • Incorporate proven XCell® sensor technology
  • Enhance worker safety, compliance and traceability
  • Minimize cost of ownership
  • Demonstrate rugged durability

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Operating Manual – ALTAIR2x

ALTAIR 2X Introduction Sheet

Gas Detection Instruments for the Fire Service


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 & real-time 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 Link Pro software

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

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 2 × 2 in

ALTAIR® 2XP Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), ALTAIR® 2XT Sulfur Dioxide, Hydrogen Sulfide (SO2, H2S), ALTAIR® 2X Carbon Monoxide (CO), ALTAIR® 2XT Carbon Monoxide, Hydrogen Sulfide (CO, H2S-LC), ALTAIR® 2X Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), ALTAIR® 2X Ammonia (NH3), ALTAIR® 2X Chlorine (CL2)