MiniPID 2 PPM Wide Range Sensor

OEM gas sensor with state of the art sensing technology

Our PPM Wide Range sensor is designed for detecting VOCs over the widest dynamic range on the market without compromising performance. It is also the only PID sensor with a lamp out diagnostic.


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The MiniPID 2 PPM Wide Range sensor is a simple plug-and-play sensor able to deliver a dynamic and dependable response to thousands of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) across many diverse applications.

The sensor is designed for both diffusive and in-line pumped sampling, delivering an exceptional response time and clear down. The MiniPID 2 PPM Wide Range sensor incorporates lamps of exceptional brightness and stability enabling detection of less volatile and less readily sensed compounds reliably, over an extended period of time.

Note: Alumina polishing of MiniPID 2 lamps is appropriate for all MiniPID 2 lamps except the MiniPID 2 11.7 eV lamp. Instead, please use anhydrous ethanol or methanol (please refer to the MiniPID 2 manual for guidance or contact for further support).

Key Features

  • Humidity-resistance
  • 10,000 hours continuous lamp life
  • Anti-contamination design

Key Features

  • 10.6 eV lamp
  • Removable, pneumatically sealed sensing electrode stack
  • Series 4 / A1 size

Key Features

  • 12- month warranty (excluding the electrode stack)
  • Expected life > 5 years
  • Manufactured in the UK

Technical Specification



Electrode Stack ColourBlue
Minimum Detection Limit500 ppb
Range>10,000 ppm
T90 Response Time (Seconds)<3
Sensitivity>0.4 mV/ppm @ 100 ppm

Power and Signal

Supply Voltage (using internal regulator)3.6 – 18 V (non intrinsically safe 10 – 18 V)
Supply Voltage (using a regulated power supply)3 – 3.6 V
Current20 – 32 mA (130 mA for 100 ms at start up)
Power Consumption100 mW at 3.3 V
Output Signal (using internal regulator)0 – 3.2 V
Output Signal (using a regulated power supply)0 to rail voltage – 0.1 V


Temperature Range-40 to 65 °C
Relative Humidity Range0 – 99% RH, non-condensing

Lifetime and Warranty

Expected Life>5 years
Lamp Life10.6 eV 10,000 Hours
Warranty10.6 eV lamp and MiniPID Body –12 months 11.7 eV lamp – 3 months


Europe CertificationATEX
North America CertificationUL
Worldwide CertificationIECEx
PatentsUS 7,046,012 EC 1474681
Eurasian Customs UnionNo EA∋C RU C-GB.HA65.B.00635/20


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If you have any further questions, please enquire now.

Are there third party results to support that Fence Electrode Technology is better than other technology available?

Can I detect individual chemicals with a PID?

Can I use lamps in the MiniPID 2 sensor which are not manufactured by ION Science?

How can I make my lamp last longer?

How does Fence Electrode Technology improve PID?

How does the MiniPID Fence Electrode interact with humidity in air?

What is the required supply voltage to the MiniPID2?

What response factor do I need?

What would be better, using MiniPID 2 with the internal regulator or without the internal regulator?

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