Alcohol breathalyzer for employers - Dräger Alcotest 5820
Alcohol breathalyzer for employers - Dräger Alcotest 5820

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Alcohol breathalyzer for employers - Dräger Alcotest 5820

  • Electrochemical sensor
  • Backlit graphic LCD display
  • For both right- and left-handed operators
  • Power supply with one CR123 battery
  • Very quick response time of the alcohol breathalyzer

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Alcohol breathalyzer for employers Dräger Alcotest 5820 with an electrochemical sensor

Alcohol breathalyzer for employers is the next product by the German manufacturer Dräger from a series designed for the professionals. Its sensitive sensor and simple operation will allow for the easy, quick and safe testing even in the least comfortable conditions.

  • Power

    Power supply

    1 x CR123 battery

  • Historia pomiarów

    Measurements storage history

    up to 100 tests

  • LCD

    Display of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employers

    graphic LCD

  • Work time

    Operation time

    up to 1500 tests

The electrochemical DrägerSensor - the German manufacturer's proprietary solution, which is the core of their breathalyzers, ensures reliability and quick performance of measurements. The fact that the results of measurements taken within a wide range of temperature, from -5°C to +50°C, are 100% reliable, is the next advantage. Its small dimensions, little weight and readable LCD display allow for quick and failure-free operation. Alcohol breathalyzer for employers is dedicated mainly for the professional use, for the businessmen to perform employees' screening tests or for mobile use in the police.

Most important advantages of the electrochemical breathalyzer for employers - Dräger Alcotest® 5820

  • Intuitive use

    Intuitive and reliable operation

    Measurement is taken with a single button. Access to the history of measurements and settings is enabled by means of the two other navigating buttons.

  • Sensor

    Precise and quick measurement

    The German manufacturer's proprietary solution - DrägerSensor which is the core of their breathalyzers - features reliability and quick performance of measurements. High sensivity of the sensor - up to 2.5 mg/l (5.25 ‰) - supports the optimized use of fluid dynamics laws.

  • Ustniki

    "Slide'n'click" mouthpiece

    The device is compatible with easy to exchange "slide'n'click" mouthpieces. Their big advantage is a bottom spacer preventing the contact of a mouth with the device and operator's hand, so the testing is performed in a hygienic way.

  • Power supply

    Power supply of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employers

    The alcohol breathalyzer is supplied with one CR123 battery what allows for around 1500 measurements.

  • Ergonomic housing

    Tests archiving

    The alcohol breathalyzer has an built-in memory which enables to store up to 100 tests taken. The archive can be browsed at a device level with results presented on its readable LCD display.

  • Passive mode

    Passive test mode

    The Dräger 5820 breathalyzer also allows for a passive testing, i.e. it takes a sample from the ambient air. This functionality could be specially useful in case of testing an unconscious person.

  • Small and compact housing

    LCD display

    The Alcotest 5820 has a backlit LCD display which guides an operator through the testing process. It also informs about a number of tests taken and a battery level.

Warranty and service of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employers Dräger Alcotest 5820

The breathalyzer comes with a two-year warranty on its electronics and one year on a sensor. To take advantage of the warranty the manufacturer's conditions relating to the breathalyzer calibration must be strictly observed. This means the calibration must be performed at least per every 2500 measurements or once a year.

We offer you the opportunity to perform the service and post-warranty repairs by trained technicians. Our laboratory is equipped with devices of the highest quality global brand made by GUTH LAB.

Kalibracja Guth Laboratories

Detective Store is an authorized distributor and importer of Drager. Therefore we can assure you will get a product of the highest quality directly from the manufacturer.


Remember about calibration, please!
Details about our calibration service you can find [here].



Dräger company has been on the market since 1889 under the motto "Technology for Life". From a small family business it has evolved into an international leader in medical and safety technology. The company is in constant development so that it is technologically one step ahead of ots...


Specification of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employers - Dräger Alcotest 5820
Sensor typeelectrochemical
Ready to work2 sec. after turn on
Measurement accuracy of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employers0 - 25 mg/l - in the case of exceeding the information on the LCD screen
Operation timeabout 1500 measurements
  • shockproof - EN 60068-2-27, EN 60068-2-6; EN 600-2-64
  • protection class - IP 54
Calibration required
  • not less frequently than once a year
  • every 2000 measurements
Displaybacklit, graphic
Data transmissionno
Configuration of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employersmanual
RequirementsEN 15964, NHTSA, FDA
Power supply1 × CR123 battery
Operation temperature-5°C to +50°C
Humidity10 - 100% without condensation
Dimensions of the Alcohol breathalyzer for employers55 × 141 × 31 mm
Weight150 g (with battery)
Menu language
  • English
  • Greek
  • Turkish


  • Alcohol breathalyzer for employers Dräger Alcotest 5820
  • Removable cap for attaching mouthpieces (for left and right handed operators)
  • User manual


Reviews (3)

By Ezra P.

Comment : Works as in the discription, and was delivered fast
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By Amber B.

Comment : i'm left-handed and there aren't many breathalyzers suited to my needs - this one is!
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By Benjamin C.

Comment : Being an owner of a transportation company I had to invest in good quality and highly reliable gear. After having read an article on the store's blog on Drager breathalyzers I decided to purchase their Alcotest 5820. Solid device , no disadvantages have been discovered so far, worth recommendation.
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