Area Monitoring by Dräger – the Dräger X-zone® 5500

The Dräger X-zone® 5500 transforms the Dräger personal gas detection instruments (X-am® 5000 and X-am® 5600) into innovative area monitoring devices for a wide range of applications. In addition to the personal air monitors that can be carried on the body, these area monitors are positioned where gas hazards are expected.

Product Highlights


Dräger X-zone® 5500

  • Measurement of up to six gases with the Dräger X-am® 5600 multi-gas detector and extends the portable gas detection technology to a comprehensive system with      many applications.
  • Up to 25 Dräger X-zone® 5500 can be automatically interconnected to form a wireless fence-line.
  • The 24 Ah battery of the Dräger X-zone® 5500 provides up to 120 hours of continuous operation – up to a complete working week.
  • 360° gas entry and equipped with inductive charging station: easy and convenient non-contact charging.

Videos – Dräger X-zone® 5500 Area Monitoring


(Chapter 1 of 7)

This chapter shows you the basics of the X-zone® 5500 and X-zone® Com.

The Dräger X-zone® 5500 are automatically interconnecting area monitors. The resulting wireless alarm chain, makes alarms visible and audible across a wide area, and displays gas concentrations on every device in seconds.


(Chapter 2 of 7)

This chapter shows you the components of the X-zone® 5500, consisting of (but not limited to):

  • Handle
  • X-am® mounting
  • Status LEDs, on/off switch etc.
  • 360° gas entry
  • 360° illuminated ring
  • Alarm amplifier
  • Battery
  • Quick guide
  • Switch relay and Modbus output
  • Charging port
  • Optional integrated pump


(Chapter 3 of 7)

This chapter shows you how to configure the X-zone® 5500 and how alarms are signalled. Further elements are alarm networks, connection tests as well as charging the device and deployment of the pump.


(Chapter 4 of 7)

This chapter shows you how you can connect several X-zone® 5500’s together in a network. In addition, you will discover which different menu settings exist and to which functions they lead.

X-zone® Com

(Chapter 5 of 7)

This chapter shows you the functions of the X-zone® Com, as well as how to connect it to an X-zone® 5500.

X-zone® Com PC Configuration

(Chapter 6 of 7)

This chapter shows you how to connect the X-zone® Com to a PC, and how to configure it with the "Manager-Software" – as well as how to perform a self-test.

X-zone® Com Cloud

(Chapter 7 of 7)

This chapter shows you how to transmit data and alarms to the cloud.

Dräger X-zone® 5500: Area Gas Monitoring Reinvented

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