The world‘s lightest laser-type methane gas detector

Laser Falcon is a very lightweight laser-type methane gas detector. The dramatically reduced weight of the product allows variety of new applications of the device including airborne methane monitoring and robotic instrumentation. This device can detect methane that exists about 100 meters away instantly. Measurement data is sent through a communication port and is backed up in a micro SD card. Power supply through the external power connector enables continuous operation of the device.


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Prominent Features of Laser Falcon

Mass:230g or less

Measurable Distance:~100m

Measuring Speed:0.1seconds


 ・Selective detection of  methane gas

 ・Continuous methane detection by external power supply

 ・Storing data in a SD card

 ※Laser Falcon is NOT explosion-proof. DO NOT use it in explosion hazardous areas.



Main specifications

Item Specifications

Gas to be measured

Methane (CH4) and methane-containing gases such as natural gas

Measurable Level 1 〜 50,000 ppm-m
Measuring Accuracy ±10 % 1)
Measuring Speed 0.1 seconds
Measurable Distance 0.5 ~ 100 m 2)
Power Supply External power (5V-18V)
Lase Safety Class Guide light (Red laser light) : Class 2
Measurement light (infrared laser light) : Class 1
Operation temperature -17 〜 50 ℃
Dimensions, Mass 100(W) ×81(D) × 80(H) mm, 230g or less
Standard accessory User manual, Carrying case, Micro-SD card (16GB)
Power cable (1.5m, USB Type-A − Micro USB Type-B)
PC cable (1.5m、 USB Type-A − Mini USB Type-B)

1)Accuracy measurement was performed at a target distance of 2m with a card-board reflector. Standard gas cells with 100ppm-m and 1,000ppm-m column densities were used.

2)Lowest detectable column density increases as detecting distance increases.

  Guide of lowest measureable column density at various detecting distances
・ 30m : 500ppm-m (ex :Methane of 5,000ppm with plume size of 10cm.)
・ 60m :1,500ppm-m (ex :Methane of 1.5% with plume size of 10cm.)
・100m :2,000ppm-m (ex :Methane of 2% with plume size of 10cm.)



The following software programs are provided for users to develop their own systems. Laser Falcon View

This software allows users to monitor data from Laser Falcon and change some system attributes such as on-board clock and alarm level.

 - The Communication software
 This software helps users develop their own Laser Falcon application on Windows.


The manuals and software programs can be down loaded from the buttons below.


Laser Falcon Manual

Laser Falcon View

Communication software   Communication software Manual




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