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Alco-Sensor FST Breath Alcohol Tester

Alco-Sensor FST Breath Alcohol Tester

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Description
This fuel-cell based instrument is also designed to offer a simple passive testing procedure for quick screening of a large number of subjects and the capability of measuring the headspace over a solution to identify alcohol in a suspected open container. Users can actively blow into it, or speak into the cup. The Alco-Sensor FST (field sobriety test) was designed with a rear facing LED display that allows the operator to remain in control of the subject, view the instrument display, monitor the surrounding environment, and divert the subject’s breath so that they are not directly in the breath stream during the sample collection process. The Alco-Sensor FST also offers advantages in low-light operations such as a backlit LCD display, an illuminated mouthpiece guide, a “lever and snap” mouthpiece insertion and optional multi-color backlit display messaging to warn of important test conditions.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
breath alcohol tester
Breathalyzer
Breath alcohol tester
place made
United States: Missouri, Maryland Heights
Physical Description
plastic (case material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 9 in x 3 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 22.86 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
2014.0301.02
catalog number
2014.0301.02
accession number
2014.0301
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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