BW GasAlertMicro 5 PID (Diffusion) LEL(F) O2 CO+H2S VOC(PID) Gas Detector (Rechargeable Battery)
  • O2
  • CO
  • H2S
  • LEL
BW GasAlertMicro 5 PID (Diffusion) LEL(F) O2 CO+H2S VOC(PID) Gas Detector (Rechargeable Battery)

Product Code - M5PID-XWQY-R-D-D-Y-U-00

exc VAT £1,102.00 inc VAT £1,322.40
Please note: this product is no longer available. See the BW Ultra as a replacement product.
Description / Features / Spec


BW GasAlertMicro 5 PID, Diffusion,LEL(F), O2, CO+H2S, VOC (PID) Multi Gas Detector with Rechargeable Battery and Yellow Housing, UK

Please note: this product is no longer available.  See the BW Ultra as a replacement product.

Ideal for the detection of VOCs, the GasAlertMicro 5 is a multi gas detector from BW Technologies. This particular configuration of the monitor has sensors for VOCs (PID), combustible gases (LEL – filtered), oxygen (O2), carbon monoxide (CO) and also hydrogen sulphide (H2S). This is a diffusion model with a rechargeable battery. 

It also features a yellow casing which is bright and can easily be seen in applications including confined spaces. Other applications may include homeland security and hazmat, industrial hygiene, airlines, landfills, the oil and gas industry and also chemical plants.

Robustness is one of the key features of the GasAlertMicro 5 which is especially important in the some of the applications above. The multi gas detector has an integral concussion-proof boot which is also water-resistant. The monitor is also easy to use thanks to the glove-friendly, raised buttons which are easy to press.

Key Features

  • Protect your instrument’s settings with a password
  • Buy the BW MicroDock automatic test and calibration station – compatible with the GasAlertMicro 5
  • User-settable field options are available on the monitor
  • Easy-to-read LCD screen shows real-time gas concentrations
  • Carry out full-function tests including the battery, sensor and alarms
  • Alligator clip is integrated and is made from stainless steel – easy to carry
  • Batteries can be swapped in-field
  • Choose from multiple languages – English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese


Measuring Range

  • 0 – 1000 ppm PID
  • 0 – 100% LEL / 0 – 5.0% v/v LEL
  • 0 – 30% O2
  • 0 – 500 ppm CO
  • 0 – 500 ppm H2S

Default Resolution

  • 1 ppm PID
  • 1% LEL / 0.1% LEL
  • 0.1% O2
  • 1.0 ppm CO
  • 1.0 ppm H2S

High Resolution

H2S – 0.1 ppm


5.7 x 2.9 x 1.5 inch / 14.5 x 7.4 x 3.8 cm


13.1 oz / 370 g


-4 to +122°F /  -20 to + 50°C
14 to +104°F /  -10 to + 40°C (PID)


  • Visual, vibrating, audible (95dB)
  • Low, High, STEL, TWA, OL (over limit)


EMI/RFI: Complies with EMC Directive 89/336/EEC

IP Rating

IP 65/66


Class I, Div. 1, Gr. A, B, C, D
American Bureau of Shipping – Toxic & PID Model
Ga Ex ia IIC T4
Ex d ia IIC T4
IECEx: Ga Ex ia IIC T4


Full two year warranty including sensors (1 year on the PID lamp)

What's Included?

  • GasAlertMicro 5 Detector complete with specified sensor(s)
  • Stainless steel alligator clip
  • Concussion-proof housing
  • Rechargeable battery pack or alkaline pack with three AA batteries
  • Cradle charger and wall outlet charging adaptor (with rechargeable battery option)
  • Sample probe (with motorized pump option)
  • Screwdriver
  • Calibration/test adaptor and hose
  • Manual
  • Multi-language CD manual

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