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RMD LPA-1 Portable Data Recorder (PDR).

RMD See Required minimum distribution.  Instruments, manufacturer of the HUD/U.S. EPA-approved, lightweight, easy-to-use LPA-1 XRF XRF X-Ray Fluorescence
XRF X-Ray Flash
XRF Cross Reference
XRF Extended Recovery Facility (IBM)
XRF Extended Reliability Feature
XRF Cross Reference File
XRF External Reference
 lead paint spectrum analyzer, has introduced the Portable Data Recorder (PDR PDR

A trademark for Physicians' Desk Reference, a group of reference books containing drug listings, especially one for prescription drugs.


PDR 
), a lead inspection system.

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The LPA-1 XRF lead paint spectrum analyzer quickly determines and measures the presence of lead in paint.

Used in conjunction with the LPA-1 XRF system in the field, PDR provides for complete data collection and report generation. PDR menu-driven software allows the user to collect all inspection parameters (e.g., room name, location, paint color and condition, and substrate), as well as to make specific comments for each reading or general comments about the inspection. The Sequential Inspection Report created as part of the inspection can be viewed and printed in the field or transferred to another computer via USB USB
 in full Universal Serial Bus

Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer.
 connection or BlueTooth wireless link.

The PDR creates an inspection report in both RMD's RGS format, for use with RMD's software, and in ASCII ASCII or American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a set of codes used to represent letters, numbers, a few symbols, and control characters. Originally designed for teletype operations, it has found wide application in computers.  format.

Feedback from lead inspectors who are now using the PDR system with the LPA-1 indicates that they are completing their inspections in less time and have virtually eliminated time spent in the office doing data entry.

For more information, contact RMD Instruments, LLC at (800) 532-3763.
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Publication:Journal of Environmental Health
Date:Apr 1, 2006
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