The Mini-X2 is a miniature X-ray tube system which includes the X-ray tube, the power supply, the control electronics, and the USB communications to the computer. It is optimized for compact X-ray fluorescence (XRF) applications. The Mini-X2 has been designed to simplify the XRF process by providing a grounded anode, USB control of current and voltage, a simple collimator mount on 50kV models, and ease of operation.
The Mini-X2 consists of two components: the Mini-X2 X-ray tube module and the Mini-X2 Controller. The X-ray tube module includes the tube and high voltage power supply.
Several different options are available:
|Anode||Ag, Au, Rh, or W||Ag, Au, Rh, or W||Au, Rh, or W|
The Controller includes the USB communications and software control. It can be configured, via software, to support any of the X-ray tube modules. A 10 pin flex cable connects the Controller and the X-ray tube module. Connections to the Controller are 12 VDC power, USB for command and control, and an AUX connector with a safety interlock and a driver for a warning light.
The Mini-X2 is a replacement for Amptek’s previous Mini-X product family. The X-ray Tube Module is similar to the previous Mini-X-OEM.
The Controller has significantly improved control features, including software configurability and faster control and readback. It utilizes a completely different software interface, based upon the FW6 protocol used with Amptek’s digital pulse processors.
Convenient threads for attaching collimators or filters are available on all 50kV models.
- X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
- Portable and bench top instruments
- Online processing
- Teaching labs
- 4 or 10 W Output Power
- 10 to 50 kV or 35 to 70 kV
- 5 to 200 µA (See isopower curves)
- Ag, Rh, Au, or W Target (Ag not available in 70kV)
- USB Controlled