Met One Particle Counters Comparison Chart

Met One Instruments' particle counters include all the necessary components to start sampling immediately. No extra or hidden costs. The company offers some optional accessories to enhance the operation of its products.

The following product comparison chart will help you quickly and easily pick the proper particle counter for your specific needs and applications.

 

Model

GT-321

GT-521S

GT-526S

AEROCET 531S

BT-610

BT-620

804

AEROCET 831

Product

Particle Counter

Particle Counter

Particle Counter

Particle Counter / Dust Monitor

Particle Counter - BenchTop

Particle Counter - BenchTop

Particle Counter

Aerosol Mass Monitor

Applications

-Airborne Contamination Monitoring & Testing

-HVAC Applications

-Process Control

-Filter Testing

-Cleanroom

-Controlled Environments

-IAQ

-Process Controls

-HVAC Applications

-Filter Testing

-Compliance Testing

-Emission Sourcing

-QA Programs

-Controlled Environments

-IAQ

-Process Controls

-HVAC Applications

-Filter Testing

-Compliance Testing

-Emission Sourcing

-QA Programs

-Controlled Environments

-IAQ

-Process Controls

-HVAC Applications

-Filter Testing

-Hospital & Clinics

-Emissions Sourcing

-Environmental Surveys

-Cleanroom Monitoring

-Medical Device Mfg/Pkg

-Filter Testing

-Hospital Surgery Suites / Pharmacy

-Food/Beverage

-Paint Booths

-Aerospace Assy

-Cosmetic Mfg'g/Pkg'g

-Cleanroom Monitoring

-Medical Device Mfg/Pkg

-Filter Testing

-Hospital Surgery Suites / Pharmacy

-Food/Beverage

-Aerospace Assy

-Cosmetic Mfg'g/Pkg'g

-Controlled Environments

-IAQ

-Process Control

-HVAC Applications

-Filter Testing

-Hospital & Clinics

-Laboratory Env.

-Industrial / Occupational Hygiene

-IAQ

-Process Control

-HVAC Appl.

-Filter Testing

-Point Source Monitoring

-Emissions Sourcing

-Environmental Surveys

Features

-Most inexpensive counter on the Market

-Simple Operation

-Fast Sampling

-Battery or AC Powered

-Keypad Selectable Sizes

-2 Channels of monitoring user Selectable

-Simple & Powerful Menu Driven functionality

- Adjustable Sample Time

-Differential or Cumulative

-Battery or AC Powered

-All 6 Channels Count & Record at One Time

-Menu Driven Command Set for Out-of-Box Use

-Bench Unit Performance in a Handheld

-Affordable

-User Size Selectable

-2-in-1 Performance

-Particle Counting & Mass Monitoring Modes

-Cost Competitive

-Keypad Selectable Sizes

-Compact / Portable w/ built-in printer

-Volumetric Flow Control - improved accuracy

-Large Display - easily viewed from across room

-Improved Software

-2-year Warranty

-Compact / Portable w/ built-in printer

-Volumetric Flow Control - improved accuracy

-Large Display - easily viewed from across room

-Improved Software

-2-year Warranty

-Fast Sampling

-Simple Operation

-Selectable Sizes with available favorites (2) sizes displayed

-Low Cost w/ Data Logging

-Self Contained

-Four Mass Ranges (PM1, PM2.5, PM4, PM10)

-Handheld Operation

-Sample History

-Low Cost w/ Data Logging

-Battery Powered

Count Channels

1 (Selectable)

2 (Selectable)

6 (Selectable)

8 (FIXED)

6 (Selectable)

6 (Selectable)

4 (Selectable)

7 (FIXED)

Particle Sizes (µm)

0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1.0, 2.0, 5.0 (Selectable)

0.3 - 10.0

0.3 - 10.0

Count: 0.3, 0.5, 1, 5 & 10 Mass: PM1/ PM2.5/PM4 /PM7/PM10/TSP

0.3 - 10.0

0.3 - 10.0

0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1.0, 2.5, 5.0, 10.0

Mass = PM1/ PM2.5/PM4/PM10

Flow Rate

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

0.1 cfm (2.83 lpm)

Concentration limit

3,000,000 / cf

3,000,000 / cf

3,000,000 / cf

Counter = 3,000,000 / cf Mass = 1mg/m3

3,000,000 / cf

6,000,000 / cf

3,000,000 / cf

3,000,000 / cf

Data Memory

None

8,000 records

8,000 records

6,257 records

8,000 records

8,000 records

2,500 records

2,500 records

Computer Interface

RS232

RS232 / RS485 / USB

RS232 / RS485 / USB

RS232 / RS485 / USB

RS232 / RS485 / Analog (0- 5V) / USB / Memory Stick

RS232 / RS485 / Analog (0- 5V) / USB / Memory Stick / Ethernet

USB

USB

Power Supply / Charger

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cont. Operating Time

5 hours

10 hours

10 hours

10 hours

8 hours

4 hours

8 hours

8 hours

Recharge Time

15 hours

2.5 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

2.5 hours

2.5 hours

Software

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dimensions

6.25"(l) x 2"(h) x 3.5"(w)

6.25"(l) x 2.21" (h) x 4"(w)

6.25"(l) x 2.21" (h) x 4"(w)

6.25"(l) x 2.1"(h) x 4"(w)

8.75"x6.75"x8.5"

10.1"x8"x9.5"

6.73" x 3.75" x 2.0"

6.73" x 3.75" x 2.0"

Carrying Case

Included

Included

Included

Included

No

No

Optional

Optional

Accessories

No

RH Temp/Flow Meter/ Printer/ Software / Wall/Tripod Mount

RH Temp/Flow Meter/ Printer/ Software / Wall/Tripod Mount

RH & Temp / Flow Meter / Printer / Wall/Tripod Mount

RH & Temp / Serial Cable

RH & Temp / Serial Cable

Case, Boot, Zero Kit, Flow Kit

Case, Boot, Zero Kit, Flow Kit

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