MSA Altair 5X

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The rugged, multi-featured ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector boasts several options that provide maximum safety and make it easy to use in even the most demanding situations. It features large buttons for easy use, and its polycarbonate housing protects the detector for drops of up to 10 ft (3 m). The detector also boasts the exclusive MotionAlert™, which lets others know if the user has become immobile, and InstantAlert™, a manual alarm that alerts others if a dangerous situation has arisen. The glow-in-the-dark housing makes it easy to see in a confined space, while the large buttons and bright display makes operation possible even when the user is wearing gloves


  • X1 Charger & Cradle
  • IP 65 certified
  • High performance XCell sensors last longer:
  • Typical life greater than four years for combustible, O2, CO/H2S, and SO2 sensors
  • Typical life greater than three years for NH3, and Cl2 sensors
  • Most sensor response and clear times <15 seconds
  • MotionAlert option tells others that user has become immobile