MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector & Calibration Kit - 10178356 / 10178357

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  • MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector & Calibration Kit - 10178356 / 10178357
  • MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector & Calibration Kit - 10178356 / 10178357
  • MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector [LEL, O2, Co, H2S] - 10178557
  • MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector [LEL, O2, Co, H2S] - 10178557
  • MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector & Calibration Kit - 10178356 / 10178357
  • MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector & Calibration Kit - 10178356 / 10178357
$1,256.58 - $1,654.58


MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector & Calibration Kit - 10178356 / 10178357


Outfitted with rapid-response MSA XCell® sensors, the ALTAIR 4XR Gas Detector is the toughest 4-gas monitor on the market and is backed by a 4-year warranty. The ALTAIR 4XR can also provide real-time incident awareness to team members, supervisors, safety managers and others when paired with the MSA ALTAIR Connect app via a Bluetooth® wireless connection.



MSA Altair 4XR Kit

Part Number


10178357 (w/ Probe)




Gas Configuration


LEL, O2, CO, H2S

Special Features


-4 Year Warranty
-34 Liter Calibration Gas
-Carrying Case
-*Optional Pump Probe


  • MSA Altair 4X Multigas Detector p/n 10178557
  • 4-Year Warranty
  • Data Logging
  • Charger
  • Calibration Cap & Tubing
  • Carrying Case
  • CD Manual
  • Calibration Cylinder
  • Regulator
  • *Optional Pump Probe (with upgraded kit #10178357)

Workers who face potentially dangerous situations deserve the best protection available. At MSA, we work tirelessly to build smarter, better gas detection instruments that people across the world can rely on. To that end, we're proud to introduce the most advanced technology available in any portable gas detector on the market: the ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector with XCell Sensor Technology


Bluetooth Wireless Technology By incorporating Bluetooth as a standard feature, MSA brings the benefits of wireless safety to everyone.

By downloading the free MSA ALTAIR Connect App from Google Play, any compatible Android device becomes an enhanced safety and productivity tool when paired with the ALTAIR 4XR Detector.

  • Get gas detection readings and man-down alerts
  • Configure instruments remotely
  • Automate gas detector records and events
  • Drive greater productivity and greater workflow efficiency
  • Achieve supervisory awareness of worker safety
  • Send gas alarms via text
  • Update Detector Settings
  • Create Notification Groups
  • Email Calibration Details
  • Live Gas Readings
  • Non-Compliance Warnings

Building on years of sensor design experience, MSA is revolutionizing sensor technology with breakthroughs in design that improve performance.

  • Sensor response and clear times under 20 seconds
  • Bump test under 15 seconds
  • Span calibration time of 60 seconds
  • Greater signal stability and repeatability under changing or extreme environmental conditions
  • Two-tox CO/H2S sensor with virtually no cross-channel interference
  • The digital output of the sensors makes them much less susceptible to RF interference

Improved sensor life and reliability.

  • Typical life greater than four years
  • Laser-welded sensor housings eliminate opportunities for leaks
  • Proprietary operating mode of the combustible sensor helps it stand up to poisons over the life of the sensor
  • End-of-sensor-life warning gives advanced notice to user, reducing service outages


Life-Saving Performance

  • Large buttons and bright display enable quick and easy operation even while wearing gloves
  • If a user becomes disabled due to unforeseen hazards, the MotionAlert sensor will activate after 30 seconds
  • The InstantAlert feature enables users to manually alert others of a dangerous situation with the push of a button
  • Compatible with Galaxy® Test System and ALTAIR 4 QuickCheck® Station
  • MSA Link ™ Software-ready
  • Global approvals for worldwide acceptance
  • Glow-in-the-dark housing for mining and confined space applications


  • Survives 25 drops from 4 feet (1.2 meters) (MIL-STD-810G drop protection)
  • Can survive an incidental 25-foot (7.5-m) drop onto concrete
  • Dust- and waterproof IP68 rating (2 meters for at least 1 hour)
  • Operating temperature range: -40°F to +140°F (-40°C to +60°C)


  • 4-year instrument & sensor warranty
  • Confirm compliance quickly with the Bump LED & on-screen checkmark
  • Bump and calibrate with 1/2 the test gas and in 1/2 the time vs. industry average
  • Bump and calibrate at a specified "Time of Day" with your MSA GALAXY® GX2 Automated Test System
  • MotionAlert option tells others that user has become immobile
  • User-activated InstantAlert notifies others of a potentially dangerous situation

Markets: Fire Service, Contractor, Industrial, Mining, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Toxic Atmosphere IDLH, Toxic Atmosphere non-IDLH

Applications: Confined Space, Combustible Detection, Oxygen Detection, Toxic Detection

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