• Manual Sample Changer

  • 5.1cm (2 in.) Standard Planchet Diameter

  • Gas-PRO™ Failsafe Counting

  • Ultra-Low Background Counter

  • Windowlesss Gas Flow Detector

  • Gas Conservation

  • Cosmic Guard Detector

  • Touch Screen Interface

  • USB Port

  • Other Models



The MPC-1000-GFL Single Detector Counter is the most versatile, high-performance, Ultra-Low Background Counter available. This counter provides new labs a cost effective entry into Ultra-Low Background Alpha/Beta Counting until sample volumes grow larger and justify either Multi-Detector Systems or Automatic Counters.



Specifications are subject to change without notice.

  Sample Changer Manual
  Number of Detectors 1 + guard
  Counter Ultra-Low background
  Sample Size 5.1 cm (2 in.) Dia.
  Interface Touch Screen
  Size 5.7 cm (2.3 in.) diameter
  Type Hemispherical Style Gas Flow Proportional
  Window Windowless
  Guard Detector Large Area Gas Flow Proportional
  Counting Gas P-10, 150 cc/min @ 10 psi
  Gas-Pro Protection Yes
  Shielding 10.2 cm (4 in.) thick
  Size 5.1 cm (2 in.) diameter Planchets
  Capacity 1
  Depth 1/8, 1/4, 5/16 inch
  Data Export RS-232, USB
  Type Touch Screen
  Compatible Software Vista 2000, Duo
    TYPICAL            WARRANTED
  Alpha Background 0.05 cpm             0.1 cpm
  Beta Background 0.7 cpm               0.9 cpm
  Po210 Efficiency 45%
  Am241 Efficiency 45%
  Th230 Efficiency 45%
  Sr90/Y90 Efficiency 55%
  Tc99 Efficiency 45%
  Cs137 Efficiency 45%
  Alpha-Beta Crosstalk < 0.1%
  Beta-Alpha Crosstalk < 0.1%
  Count Modes Alpha only, Beta only, Alpha/Beta simultaneously
  Size 58.4 x 61 cm (23 x 24 in.) ( W x D)
  Weight 172 kg (380 lb installed)


Compatible Protean Application Software Packages

  • Vista 2000 Radio-Chemistry Applications Software
  • DUO Software (for use when operating in the Color Touch Screen Interface Mode)


  • PC Remote Interface Configuration (no Touch Screen) Order Model: MPC-1000-PC-GFL