Got a new SBM-20M Geiger-Muller tube

Here it is.


According to seller’s introduction, this is a Geiger-Muller tube from Ukraine. The parameters of this tiny tube are listed below.


Radiation determine: beta soft/hard gamma soft/hard
Voltage of start of counter: 260-320V
Operating voltage: 350-475V
Length of flat part of counting curve (plateau): 100V
Slope of the counting data: <0.15%/V
Own background: <1 imps/s
Working life: 50*10^10 counts
Weight: 2.5g
Dimensions: counter length 48mm, diameter 10mm

I should start preparing for a small high voltage supply for this tiny stuff 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.