Geophone MTSS-1001

Compact 1-component active geophone MTSS-1001 is a 1-channel version of MTSS-2003. It combines a high sensitivity, wide dynamic range and ability to operate at any orientation to gravity. MTSS-1001 is supplied with a screw tail pin for ground installations. 

Owing to its high sensitivity, this one geophone may replace up to 20 conventional geophones. It can also be supplied with a mounting base which allows installing the three sensors of the same type orthogonally.

Characteristics Delivery and warranty

Sensitivity axes 1
Sensitivity 250 В/ (м/с)
or by customer specification
Clip level 0.1 rad/sec
Frequency range 1 - 300 Hz
or by customer specification
Maximum output swing ±7.5 V, single-ended output
Temperature range -12°C - +55°C - standard range
-40°C - +55°C - extended range
Supply voltage 10.5-16 V DC, single-ended. Nominal value – 12 V
Power consumption 8 / ±6 mA (single-ended/bipolar)
Cold-start time ~15 min depending on low-frequency cut-off
Maximum installation tilt Any
Noise performance
Weight 0.38 kg
Dimensions 48 x 173 mm (diameter x height, including screw tail pin)
Case Plastic case, aluminum bottom