Seismic Sources

State of the Art Seismic Sources, manufactured by GISCO in Minneapolis, MN, USA

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  • Quiet 12 V battery/ electric motor operation
  • High energy impact from lightweight units due to elastomer acceleration
  • Heavy duty motor allows continuous 10 second firing cycle
  • Wired remote controller- to fire the source from a distance of up to 100 yards
  • Numerous electronic safeties and lockouts to protect operator
  • Integrated controller and accelerometer trigger (contact closure output)
  • Fully automatic cycling

ESS MiniLearn More >

ESS TypeMount TypeExploration Depth (m)Hammer Weight (kg)Energy (J)Impact Velocity (m/s)
MiniHitch40 - 70232084.25

ESS 50 & ESS 100Learn More >

ESS TypeMount TypeExploration Depth (m)Hammer Weight (kg)Energy (J)Impact Velocity (m/s)
50Hitch30 - 60231844.00
100Hitch60 - 90453604.00
100Cart30 - 60363603.96

ESS200 & ESS500Learn More >

ESS TypeMount TypeExploration Depth (m)Hammer Weight (kg)Energy (J)Impact Velocity (m/s)
200Trailer60 - 30090.724053.04
500Trailer150 - 900226.7961,0223.04

ESS200 ATVLearn More >

ESS TypeMount TypeExploration Depth (m)Hammer Weight (kg)Energy (J)Impact Velocity (m/s)
TurboTrailer250 - 1,0002301,8002.75

ESS500 TURBOLearn More >

ESS TypeMount TypeExploration Depth (m)Hammer Weight (kg)Energy (J)Impact Velocity (m/s)

ESS900 ATVLearn More >

ESS TypeMount TypeExploration Depth (m)Hammer Weight (kg)Energy (J)Impact Velocity (m/s)