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Vanta Series

The Vanta analyzer is our most advanced handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) device and provides rapid, accurate element analysis and alloy identification to customers who demand laboratory-quality results in the field. The analyzers are built tough, with an IP55 or IP54 rating, and drop tested for greater uptime and a lower cost of ownership.


1. Environmental Assessments

2. Manufacturing Quality Control/Assurance

3. Mining & Geochemistry

4. Scrap Recycling

5. PMI

6. Regulatory and Safety Screening

7. Precious Metals Analysis

Dimensions (W x H x D) 8.3 cm × 28.9 cm × 24.2 cm (3.25 in. × 11.4 in. × 9.5 in.)
Weight M series, C series, and L series: 1.70 kg (3.75 lb) with battery, 1.48 kg (3.24 lb) without battery
Element: 1.54 kg (3.39 lb) with battery, 1.32 kg (2.91 lb) without battery
Excitation Source 4-watt X-ray tube with application-optimized anode material (rhodium (Rh), silver (Ag), or tungsten (W)
M series (Rh W) and C series (Ag): 8–50 kV
C series (Rh W): 8–40 kV
L series (W) and Element (W): 35 kV (2 watts)
Primary Beam Filtration M and C series: 8-position autoselected filter per beam per mode; optional collimation to 3 mm diameter beam spot
L series and Element: Fixed aluminum filter and no internal collimation
Detector M series: Large-area silicon drift detector
C series: Silicon drift detector
L series and Element: Silicon PIN detector
Power Removable 14.4 V Li-ion battery with hot-swap capability (M, C, and L series only) or 18 V power transformer 100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz, 70 W max
Display 800 × 480 (WVGA) LCD with capacitive touch screen supporting gesture control
Operating Environment Temperature range for the M, C, and L series: −10 °C to 50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F), (continuous duty cycle with optional fan);
Temperature range for the Element: −10 °C to 45 °C (14 °F to 113 °F)
Humidity: 10% to 90% relative humidity non-condensing
Drop Test Military Standard 810-G 4-foot (1.3 M) drop test
IP Rating and Detector Shutter M series, and Element IP54: dust protected and protected against water splashing from all directions
C and L series IP55: dust protected and protected against water jets from all directions
M and C series: Solid detector shutter to help prevent detector damage
Pressure Correction M and C series: Built-in barometer for automatic altitude and air density correction
GPS M, C, and L series: Embedded GPS / GLONASS receiver
Operating System Linux ®
Cloud enabled with user fleet manager capability
Data Storage microSD™ slot with removable 1 GB industrial SD card included
USB (2) USB 2.0 type A host ports for accessories such as wireless LAN, Bluetooth®, and USB flash drives.
(1) USB 2.0 type mini-B port for connection to computer.
Wireless LAN Supports 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz) cable optional USB adaptor
Bluetooth Supports Bluetooth® with an optional USB adaptor
Aiming Camera Full VGA CMOS camera (Optional)
Panorama Camera 5-megapixel CMOS camera with autofocus lens (Optional on M, C, and L series)
Warranty M, C, and L series: Three-year warranty; Element: One-year warranty
Selected Optional Accessories M, C, and L series: Field Stand, Soil Foot, Holster, Work Station, Weld Mask, Hot Heel, Probe Shield, and VLW Collimation Mask (L series only)
Element: Field Stand, Soil Foot, and Holster