Dynamite Source Controller: Boom Box 3

Supplied By: Seismic Source Company, USA

Dynamite Source Controller: Boom Box

Easy Operation:

    • Easy to Use, just hold the Arm and Charge toggles, Unit charges and is ready to fire

    • Web based interface allows easy setup and storage of data on PC, Tablet, or Cell phone

    • Shooter updated with easy to read graphical display and status LEDs

    • Same unit used for Encoder and Decoder modes

Operation Features:

    • Boom Box Front

    • Operates with Digital or Analog radios - Designed for narrow band radio frequencies

    • Internal Clock disciplined to GPS or VHF radio synchronization – Microsecond Resolution

    • Comprehensive Geophone test verifies geophone operation to ensure Uphole data integrity

    • Legacy Mode:

    • Operates with standard Radio Start Codes

    • Compatible with Universal Encoder and Boom Box 1 series units

Hardware Features:

    • Built-in Wi-Fi communication module

    • Records precise time of every shot with nanosecond resolution

    • Stores all shot and uphole information to Flash Memory card

    • Three Channel 32-Bit ADC – Records Uphole Data for Shot

    • Large Graphical Display – For Setup Information and Uphole Data

    • Diagnostic LEDs:

    • Status (Geophone Resistance and Cap Test)

    • GPS (Unit Position and DGPS verification)

    • High Voltage (Cap charged)

Operation Modes:

    • Boom Box

    • Autonomous Mode (No Radio Required) – For Use in Thick Vegetation and Rugged Terrain

    • Multiple shooters can Operate Autonomously on Same Crew

    • Legacy Mode - Boom Box fires when Radio Start messages are received

    • Repeater Operation – Unit can relay start messages from Encoder to Decoders

    • F3 Start Codes – UE2 and SourceLink software with automatic zero time correction

    • Digital cap, internal Digital Cap controllers available – no extra delay for digital caps

Boom Box 3 Specifications

Boom Box 3 Specifcations
Firing Voltage: 400
Firing Current: >200A (0.5 Ohm Load)
Firing Accuracy (Radio): ± 20 microseconds
Firing Accuracy (GPS): ±1 microsecond
Charge Time: <1 Second
Sample Rates: 0.25, 0.5, 1, or 2 ms user selectable
Operating Voltage: 10-36 Volts
Number of Channels: 3 Channels
Uphole Input Impedance: 20 kOhms
Clock Discipline: GPS or VHF
Temperature: -40°C to +60°C
Humidity: 0 to 99%
Size: 305 x 144 x 76 mm
Weight: 1.4 kg
Data Storage: Internal 8GB CF; 480 Hours(3 channels @ 2ms)
LEDs: Status/GPS/High Voltage
Graphic Display: Wide Temperature Operation

Boom Box 3 Includes
Boom Box: With Cables
GPS Unit: Microsecond Accuracy:
VHF Radio: Specify Frequency & Power
Backpack: Metal Frame & Weather Cover
12V Battery: 12 Amp-Hour
Charger 4A Unit

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