B&W Tek TacticID ® –N Handheld Raman Analyze

B&W Tek TacticID ® –N Handheld Raman Analyze

for Narcotic and Pharmaceutical Drug Identification

  • Advanced Mixture Analysis
  • Narcotics Library
  • Non-Destructive Analysis
  • WiFi Connectivity
  • Touch Screen Quick Notes
  • Remote Tablet Operation
  • Color-Coded Result Screens


The TacticID®–N is a field-ready handheld instrument specifically designed for non-destructive forensic analysis of narcotics, pharmaceutical drugs, cutting agents and precursors by law enforcement personnel. It allows users to get real-time actionable identification and analysis of unknown chemicals, narcotics, pharmaceutical drugs and other substances while reducing operational uncertainty and response time.The TacticID-N comes standard with a comprehensive library of nearly 1,000 illicit substances including narcotics, pharmaceutical drugs, precursors and cutting agents. Additionally, users have access to frequent library updates in order to continuously maintain up-to-date identification capabilities and stay ahead of emerging narcotics.


Excitation Wavelength 785nm
Laser Output Power Up to 300mW, software adjustable
Spectral Range 176cm-1 to 2900cm-1
Spectral Resolution ~ 9cm-1 @ 912nm
Detector Type Linear CCD Array
Display High Brightness & High Resolution Touch Screen
Software TacticID OS (Embedded), & TacticID Software (PC)
Data Formats .txt, .csv, .spc
Libraries Narcotics, Pharmaceutical Drugs, Cutting Agents, Precursors
Connectivity Ethernet, Wi-Fi, & USB Compatible
Battery Rechargeable Li-ion, >5 hrs Continuous Operation or Surefire 123 option
AC Adapter DC 18 V, 1.67 A
Weight < 2 lbs (~0.9 kg)
Size 7.5in x 3.9in x 2.0in (19cm x 10cm x 5cm)
Operating Temperature -20 °C to +50 °C
Storage Temperature -30 °C to +60 °C
Protection IP65
Languages English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Korean,


  • Actionable Identification of Illicit Substances
  • Non-Destructive Narcotic Drug Identification
  • Identification of Pharmaceutical Drugs, Cutting Agents and Precursors


TacPac™ Adaptor

The optional TacPac adaptor allows for simple and accurate identification of heroin, fentanyl, synthetics and other traditionally difficult Raman samples using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS).


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