The specifications for the PalmRAD 907 Nuclear Radiation Meters represent features best suited to the intended use of the equipment and are not intended to exclude equipment that may vary slightly from these specifications. Judgment of the exceptions is to rest with the Merced County Purchasing Division. As part of this bid, bidder must provide an exception page listing any exceptions(s) taken to the specifications. If exception(s) are not noted, the County will assume the bidder will meet all of those requirements and assume full responsibility to meet the specifications. Bidders shall state why, in their opinion, the equipment or materials offered will render equivalent reliability and performance. Failure to comply with this bid evaluation requirement may render the proposal Non-Responsive and eliminate it from consideration.