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Lion Alcolmeter SD-400

Lion Alcolmeter SD-400

Lion Alcolmeter® SD-400

Lion Alcolmeter SD-400

The Lion Alcolmeter® SD-400 provides fast, accurate, fully quantitative breath alcohol analysis along with a range of readily available options.

This Australian Standard (AS3547-1997) approved instrument uses, is extremely robust, simple-to-use and ideally suited for alcohol breath testing in law enforcement, medical/healthcare, workplace health & safety and industrial environments.

This automatic instrument is ready for use within 10 seconds of switch on, provides an easy to read response within 5 seconds and re-sets ‘ready’ to take the next breath alcohol sample in as little as 10 seconds.

As a data-logging instrument the internal memory ensures that last test re-call is readily available as well as providing the capability of exporting all sample data along with the respective date and time for external use.


Powered by 5 x AA alkaline batteries, the SD-400 breathalyser will provide at least 2500 breath tests per set of batteries.

The SD-400 can be programmed to provide quantitative results through the use of either a single-use, hygienically sealed mouthpiece tube or passive “talk-into” testing via a reusable sampling cup for fast, low cost, non-invasive sampling process. This instrument is fully configurable and will allow “Pass/Fail” results if required.

In accordance with the Australian Standard AS3547:1997 the Lion Alcolmeter® SD-400 is required to be recertified every six months to ensure accuracy. Lion Breathalysers Australia and our approved Calibration/Certification Agents are the only “manufacturer (Lion Laboratories Limited) authorised” calibration/recertification facilities within Australia/New Zealand/PNG and the South Pacific. To ensure your instruments are maintained to the highest possible standard and accuracy please call us to confirm authorisation of your intended service provider.

Booking your instrument in for certification or service is simple. Follow the link [INSERT LINK] to our Calibration/Recertification page to arrange this online or simply call us on 1300 728 287.

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SD-400 Accessories

Disposable Mouthpieces Tubes:  Individually and hygienically sealed in an easy-to-remove plastic wrap.

  • Packets of 150 - [Reorder Part No: 400-MP-PKT]
  • Cartons of 1800 - [Reorder Part No: 400-MP-CTN]


Lion Alcolmeter SD-400

Reusable Sampling Cup: for rapid/repeated sampling and subject turnover.

  • Packets of 25 - [Reorder Part No: 400-SC-PKT]
  • Box of 100 - [Reorder Part No: 400-SC-BOX]
Lion Alcolmeter SD-400

Data 400™ Software: [Order No: Data-400] Take full advantage of the SD-400’s data logging capability by retrieving breath test data from your instrument memory and storing it on your PC via USB; then exporting to any standard database or spreadsheet program. Ideal for record keeping and workplace analysis and presentations

SD-400 Printer Kit: [Order No: 400-PKIT] This combines all the analytical power of the Lion Alcolmeter® SD-400 with a small, rechargeable, thermal printer.

Both items can be housed in a lightweight carrying case, to produce a low-cost, small analytical go-anywhere system for on-the-spot reportable breath analysis.

The SD-400 combined with the Printer Kit is configurable to allow input of subject/witness name area for signing, date, time, location is ideally suited to workplace health and safety environments where a printout of either all or positive only breath alcohol test results can be provided to employees at the time of sampling.  The SD-400 can simply be disconnected from the printer for independent use.

The SD-400 Printer Kit is supplied as a complete kit and includes the following items:

      Rechargeable printer       2 x printer paper rolls (thermal)
      Printer charger unit       User Handbook
      Carry case       Coiled connection cable
      10 disposable mouthpiece tubes  
  • Printer Paper (Thermal): for use with Printer Kit
    • Latest models using the ‘Able’ printer [Reorder Part No: ABL-TP-ROL]
    • Earlier models using the ‘Viking’ printer [Reorder Part No: VIK-TP-ROL]
Lion Alcolmeter SD-400