Introduction & Basic Overview of the GasAlertQuattro
The contents of this article are designed to inform the user in regards to the operation and calibration of the GasAlertQuattro gas detector. It should be clear that this information is intended to supplement the additional instructions provided by the manufacturer. Let us take a look at what this detector is designed to do.
As the name suggests, the GasAlertQuattro is meant to warn the user of the presence of harmful gases. The gases that are able to be detected by this handheld device are:
- Carbon monoxide
- Combustibles (also known as LEL gases)
- Hydrogen Sulfide
This detector is aimed at protecting the individual against harmful and even fatal levels of gases that may not be detectable otherwise. The detector is highly compact, easy to use and calibrate and is extremely lightweight.
Some of the main features of the GasAlertQuattro that will be examined in more detail later in this manual include:
- The LCD display that informs the user of gaseous concentrations in real time.
- The automatic calibration procedures
- Interpretation of the calibration icons
- Numerous self-test sensors such as circuit integrity, battery status and alarm preferences
- The capacity to save and log events for future reference and quality control
- Numerous user options that can be set according to the intended use of the GasAlertQuattro
It is important for the user to realize that the GasAlertQuattro is a personal safety device. Proper emergency response training should always be issued in tandem with the instruction on how to use this device. It is the responsibility of the user to understand both the proper maintenance of the GasAlertQuattro and the interpretation of all of the associated alarms.
It should be noted that English will be the default language when the device is shipped to its final destination. However, the GasAlertQuattro is able to accommodate four additional languages. French, Spanish, Portuguese and German are all supported.