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ALTAIR io™ 4

ALTAIR io™ 4

Support worker safety and connectivity with the ALTAIR io 4 portable gas detector.

The ALTAIR io 4 is a secure, smart gas detector renowned for its ultra-rugged design and out-of-the-box connectivity. Featuring MSA’s industry-leading XCell sensor platform, the ALTAIR io 4 offers unparalleled durability and extended sensor life. This innovative device is engineered to integrate seamlessly with the MSA Grid and the ALTAIR io Dock, facilitating hassle-free compliance, efficient fleet management, and unprecedented visibility into worker safety.

The ALTAIR io 4 represents a new standard in gas detection technology, designed to enhance safety and operational efficiency.

ALTAIR io 4 features:

  • Available through MSA+, the comprehensive subscription program includes hardware and software, giving you access to powerful cloud-based solutions enabling faster implementation, increased warranty coverage and automatic software and firmware upgrades – with minimal capital expense
  • Fully integrated connectivity for real-time visibility across your worksites from Day One
  • CAT-M LTE cellular connectivity and integration with the MSA Grid
  • Deploys in seconds, right out of the box. No IT required

The ALTAIR io 4 is part of the MSA Safety io Grid, which helps to simplify safety, curb risk, and boost productivity.

Zero Up-Front Capex Expense

Skip the capital expenditure process and up-front purchase of devices and get your gas detection program approved and running quickly.

Always Under Warranty

When you’re a subscriber, you’re covered under warranty regardless of the age of the device.

Better with Time

New features and functionality are pushed routinely to our Grid software and your fleet for instant—and ongoing—improvements to your safety program.

  • Rugged, durable design
  • Industry-Leading XCell® Sensors
  • Survives a 25-foot drop test
  • Sensor design enables faster response and shorter span calibrations
  • 1 to 4 gas options are available
  • Sensor Options: Combustible (LEL), Oxygen, Carbon Monoxide, Hydrogen Sulfide, Methane, Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Dioxide, H2S Low-Concentration, CO, Hydrogen-Resistant SO2

  • Size: 11.7 x 7.8 x 3.9 cm (4.6 x 3.1 x 1.5 inches)
  • Weight: 261 grams (9 oz)
  • Display Type: High-resolution liquid crystal display
  • Run Time: 17 Hours under standard operating conditions
  • Operating Temperature: -20ºC to +55ºC (-4F to +131 F)
  • Battery & Charging:
    • Battery: 2 Ah Rechargeable
    • Charge Time: Typical full charge is 4.5 hours at room temperature
    • Charging Temperature Range: 0°C-40°C*
  • Durability:
    • Exceeds 26 drops from 4 feet (1.2 m) (MIL-STD-810G 516.6 Transit Drop)
    • Capable of surviving an incidental 25 foot (7.5 m) drop onto concrete
    • Survives 60 minutes in NFPA 1982-2018 tumble tester
    • Dust and waterproof IP68 rating (2 m for 1 hour)
  • Connectivity:
    • RFID Reader: Used by MSA id Tags for digital device assignment & DOCK communication
    • Cellular: LTE-M / 2G Fallback
    • Cellular Carriers: AT&T Global Partner Network, Verizon (USA Only)
    • Bluetooth: v4.1 Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE)
  • Location Awareness:
    • GPS Accuracy: 2.5 meters
    • GPS accuracy will be influenced by surroundings, infrastructure, & environmental conditions
    • GNSS: Concurrent GNSS (GPS and GLONASS)
  • Warranty: Always under warranty with a subscription
  • Approvals:
    • FCC and Industry Canada
    • Class I, Zone 0, AEx da ia IIC Ga T4
    • Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C and D T4 -20C to +55C

Sensor Type Measuring Range Resolution
Combustible 0 - 100% LEL or Varying Vol% 1% LEL or 0.05 Vol%
O2 0 - 30 Vol% 0.1 Vol%
CO 0 - 1,999 ppm 1 ppm
H2S 0 - 199 ppm 1 ppm
H2S - Low Concentration 0 - 99.9 ppm 0.1 ppm
SO2 (Coming Soon) 0 - 20 ppm 0.1 ppm
NO2 (Coming Soon) 0 - 50 ppm 0.1 ppm
CO - Hydrogen-Resistant 0 - 1,999 ppm 1 ppm

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