Fido® X2 Ultra-Lightweight Explosives Trace Detector

Fido® X2 Ultra-Lightweight Explosives Trace Detector

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Ultra-Lightweight Explosives Trace Detector

Fido X2 is an ultra-lightweight, handheld explosives trace detector (ETD). It features FLIRs proprietary TrueTrace technology to detect a broad range of chemicals used in the manufacture of homemade, commercial, and military explosives with best-in-class sensitivity.  On-screen prompts guide users quickly through operation. 

Superior Performance

At less than 1.5 pounds and featuring a durable, ergonomic design, the Fido X2 offers maximum portability. Intended to be used at security checkpoints or during periods of high alert, Fido X2 screens vehicles and personal belongings for explosives residue that might indicate contact with explosives or incendiary devices. With analysis provided in ten seconds or less, law enforcement officers can quickly and accurately screen for threats to mass transit, sporting arenas, and critical infrastructure with confidence.

Fast, TrueTrace Detection

FLIR's field-proven TrueTrace technology detects a broad range of explosives including homemade, commercial, and military with best-in-class sensitivity. Fido X2 performs fast ten-second analysis and provides cost-effective operation with reusable sampling swipes. The quick three-minute start-up maximizes system operational availability.

Simple, Guided Operation

On-screen prompts and simple go/no-go alarms guide users through operation and aid in sampling and decision-making. Fido X2 features on-device video training that provides real-time help and reduces the cost and logistical burden of recurrent training.


Fido X2 Ultra-lightweight Explosives Trace Detector Features & Benefits

  • TrueTrace detection in 10 seconds 
  • Detects broad range of threats 
  • Quick three-minute start-up 
  • Rapid clear-down in seconds 
  • Intuitive, go/no-go alarms 
  • On-screen guided operation 
  • On-device video training 
  • Ultra-lightweight <1.5 lbs. 
  • Reusable sampling swipes 
  • No radioactive ionization source 
  • No hazardous chemicals

Fido X2 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector Specifications

Technology FLIR TrueTrace; multi-channel fluorescence technology; no radioactive source
Sample Acquisition Surface wipe with reusable sample swipe
Sample Phase Trace particulate
Threats Detects homemade, commercial, and military explosives
Sampling & Analysis Analysis 10 seconds
Display Vivid, sunlight-readable color display (32k colors)
Alerts Visible, audible, and haptic (vibration) alerts
Localization Language translation available worldwide
Communication USB 2.0 (Mini-USB)
Data Storage 10,000 discrete files; First-in, First-out (FIFO) automatic overwrite
Data Management On-device report generation; export to mass storage
User Levels Operator
Input Voltage 100-240 VAC (wall adapter supplied); runs device and charges battery simultaneously
Battery Specs Rechargeable and swappable Li-ion battery; adapter included
Cold Start Time 3 minutes from cold
Operating Temp / Humidity 32 to 113 °F (0 to 45 °C) / 5% to 95% non-condensing
Storage 14 to 122 °F (-10 to 50 °C)
Dimensions (L × W × H) 12.7 x 3.9 x 2.8 in (32.2 x 10.0 x 7.2 cm) - with battery
Weight 1.5 lbs (680.4 g)
Enclosure & Packaging Flame retardant PC-ABS alloy with aluminum reinforcements