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Model # AL6000S/SM6000

AlcoMate Prestige Sensor

Regular Price: $35.00
  • Easy to replace
  • Factory calibrated
  • Fast recovery time
  • Extended durability
Sensor Color:
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(Ships the same day)

Product Description

AL6000 Sensor DiagramReplaceable sensor module for the AlcoMate Prestige Al6000 Breathalyzer

IMPORTANT NOTE: There are two un-interchangeable sensor modules for the AlcoMate Prestige. Please read the followings carefully before you order any sensor. Sensor modules are not returnable

To order a correct sensor for your previously purchased AlcoMate Prestige, please watch out for the color of your old sensor's circuit board and order the right color to ensure compatibility. Sensors with green circuit board work with all Prestige units sold prior to December 2007 and sensors with a red circuit board work for all AlcoMate Prestige breathalyzers sold after December 2007 including any new Prestige you are buying today.

This requires that you first identify the version of the sensor in your previously purchased AlcoMate Prestige before you order any replacement sensor module. If you are ordering an AlcoMate Prestige for the first time you must order the "Red Sensor". For further assistance, please call us toll free (866) 216-8700 or (818)701-9200 from outside the USA.


  • Pre-Calibrated Replaceable Sensor Module Technology
  • DOT Approved for Law Enforcement: Accuracy +/-0.01 at 0.10%BAC
  • US Coast Guard Approved
  • Active Pressure Sensor / Deep Lung Air Sampling
  • No downtime between calibrations
  • Extend the life of your breathalyzer

The sensor swapping is the ideal solution for all users specially in clinical applications, field officers, or for devices on board of vessels in the open sea. Now vessel operators ensure compliance with the US Coast Guard Regulations. If a breathalyzer is not equipped with this feature, you should think twice before investing a minute of your time and a dime of your money into it.


Compliance: DOT & NHTSA Approved Sensor Type: Advanced Semiconductor
Weight: 1 oz Temperature Range: Storage: -4° to 158°F (-20° to 70°C)
Operating: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C )
Analysis Time: 2 Seconds or less up to 0.10% BAC Recovery Time: 10 seconds Between Consecutive Tests
SKU: 853464001089 County of Origin South Korea



Prepare your AlcoMate Prestige.

Use a flat, sharp tool to carefully open the top cover.

Lift the breath tube to access the sensor module.

Remove the breath tube. It should remove easily

Carefully raise the sensor module from the body. Do NOT detach the cable from the body.

Remove the cable from the slot underneath the sensor module.

Prepare a new pre-calibrated sensor module

Insert the cable into the new sensor. Make sure the blue strip is toward the sensor, as shown.

Replace the sensor module into its original position.

Re-attach the breath tube directly on to the sensor. Make sure the front opening is aligned.

Re-attach the cover on to the top of the body. It should snap in fairly easily.

Ready for Testing!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between the Red and Green Sensor model?
The Green Sensor is simply an older version of AlcoMate Prestige sensor module that was discontinued at the end of 2007. Although, the functionality are identical, they are not physically interchangeable. If you purchased your AlcoMate Prestige after December 31, 2007, then you must have the red sensor. If you're unsure which version you have, remove the unit's black cap and determine the color of the sensor's circuit board. If you need assistance, please call us at any time.

How many tests can I perform with my AlcoMate Premium AL6000 before I need to replace its sensor?
Under ideal testing conditions, AlcoMate Premium sensor should perform roughly 300 tests before you need to replace sensor. Continuous testing with higher amounts of alcohol may potentially wear out the sensor faster. The AL6000's test counter will let you know how many tests you have performed. Refer to your user's guide to learn how to display this test counter.

How do I display the test count in my AlcoMate Prestige Breathalyzer?
With the unit off, press and hold the power on switch. The counter will be displayed while you are still holding the button down.

Product Reviews

5 of 5 Stars!
 Submited By: Chad K. 
on 07/28/2015

Sensor arrived the other day and I was finally able to swap out my old sensor. Used the guide on the product page but be careful not to pull the ribbon out too much. The connection to the breathalyzer doesn't appear to be very secure and can come undone if you pull it out too much. Take mental snapshots of how the sensor looked before pulling it out to remember the orientation. Overall it wasn't too bad, but maybe next time I'll look into the premium model which just has a backdoor. Seems much easier, but for $130 the Prestige is a great value!

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For warranty information on this product, please call our Customer Service Center at 1-818-701-9200.


The AlcoMate Prestige like any other breathalyzer will experience a degradation of sensor accuracy over time. The AL6000 is unique because you never have to send in your breathalyzer for calibration. Simply unplug the old sensor and plug in a new sensor and you are ready to go. For any questions, please contact us at 1-818-701-9200.

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