DUOSCAN is a ruggedized explosives, improvised materials, narcotics and contraband detector capable of trace particle and vapor detection. Its award-winning and patented HF-QCM nanotechnology sensors provide the latest threat detection and identification capabilities including military, plastic, peroxide and nitrate explosives in addition to narcotics as well as fentanyl and synthetic opioids.

Feature Highlights
  • Multiple sensors (orthogonal techniques) working together in one instrument
  • Advanced software developed to interpret results of multiple sensor technologies
  • Non-radioactive
  • Automatic Detection, Identification and Monitor modes of operation
  • Rugged and lightweight
  • Multi-Mode capabilities
  • Aviation Security
  • Customs & Border Control
  • Air Cargo Screening
  • Sea Ports
  • Rail & Mass Transit
  • Police & Law Enforcement
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Military & Defense
  • Hotels & Shopping Malls
Sensor Technologies

High-Frequency Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensors (HF-QCM)
No gas carrier. No radioactive source.

Sample Collection

Trace Particles and Vapors.

Trace Particles Sample Collection

Sample collection and surface swipe of trace particles with sampling swabs.

Vapor Samples Collection

Vapor sample collection with a portable and battery operated vapor sampler, supplied with two types of Sampling Probes and a DC charger.

Operating Modes

Explosives only, Narcotics only, Simultaneous Explosives/Narcotics.

Explosives Detected

Military and plastic explosives, including: TNT, Tetryl, RDX, C4, PETN, Semtex, HMX, Detasheet,Nitroglycerine, and others.*
Peroxide-based explosives, including: TATP, HMTD, and others.
Nitrate-based explosives, including: Ammonium Nitrate, Urea Nitrate, and others.
Propellants and Taggants, including: Black and Smokeless Powder, EGDN, and others.**
*Additional explosives as per expandable threat library.
** Programmed threat substances depend on detector version and regulatory authority.

Narcotics Detected

Heroin, Cocaine, Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Ketamine, MDA, THC, LSD, Ecstasy, and others.*
Synthetic Opioids: Fentanyl, Carfentanyl, W-18, and others.**
* Additional narcotics as per expandable threat library.
** Programmed threat substances depend on detector version and regulatory authority.


Particle: low nanogram (ng) range.
Vapor: low parts per million (ppm) range.

False Alarm

Less than 2%.

Warm-Up Time

Less than 2 minutes.

Analysis Time

7 -15 seconds or less.

Alarm Type

Audio and visual, with substance identification.


3.5” High Resolution, anti-reflective, color touch screen.

Multi-Language Support

English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic and others.

Data Storage

Unlimited data logging, including time, date, sample analysis, and system status.

Data Transfer

Micro USB Port.
Optional Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.


12V rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery with 6 to hours of field operations, hot swappable for extended operating time.


850 gr. Including battery.


(L x W x H): 7.78” x 3.50” x 2.78” (19.75 x 8.89 x 7.05 cm).

Operating Temperature Range

20°F to 130°F (-7°C to + 54°C), less than 95% relative humidity.


Hardened Specifcations

Wind, rain, shock and 1 meter (3’) drop resistance, ability to operate in wind conditions.

Carrying Vest

Supplied with a black, breathable vest enabling the secure attachment of the detector to vest, and the carrying of the Vapor Sampler and associated sampling probes.


CE Mark and EMC Certification.
ISO 9001:2015 Manufacturing Standards.

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