908 Devices

Boston, MA 02210


About 908 Devices

Real-time threats. Real-time detection. 

Product Summary

MX908 is a multi-mission handheld mass spectrometer utilized by elite responders conducting chemical, explosive, priority drug and HazMat operations around the world. MX908 detects compounds at trace levels with a high level of sensitivity and unparalleled selectivity, giving you actionable intelligence that other technologies can’t. The power of high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) accurately discriminates priority threats from the broad range of interferents that lead to false alarms with other technologies.


645 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
+1 (857) 254-1500

More Info on 908 Devices

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908 Devices, a pioneer in purpose-built analytical devices, is bringing the powerful capabilities of Mass Spectrometry out of the confines of centralized laboratories.  Award-winning High Pressure Mass Spectrometry (HPMS™) technology provides the platform for compact, personalized analyzers serving a range of industries including safety and security, life sciences, and beyond.  Founded in 2012 by a proven team of industry and technology veterans, 908 Devices is based in Boston’s Seaport District.

Products & Press Releases


MX908 Device Enables Correctional Facility Personnel to Quickly Identify Illegal Drugs in Incoming Mail

Dec. 9, 2022
Customers, including the Minnesota Department of Corrections, are leveraging the MX908 handheld device to keep correctional officers and inmates safe from drug exposure and prevent overdoses.
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Oct. 7, 2022
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908 Devices Inc., a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop mass spec devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, announced updates to its MX908 handheld mass spec device.

908 Devices Advances MX908 Handheld Device Capabilities

June 6, 2022
Updates include new capabilities for iOS devices and expanded drug target list.
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Mission Modes for the MX908

Feb. 14, 2018
The MX908’s Mission Modes enhance performance using specialized hardware and software configurations to enhanced operational performance under specified mission objectives.

908 Devices MX908™ Leverages HPMS

Feb. 13, 2018
MX908™ leverages high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) to deliver dramatically enhanced sensitivity and broader threat category coverage.

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