Welcome To Seismic Source Company

Seismic Source Company is a manufacturer of seismic instruments and data acquisition systems. Its products are used in a broad range of applications: Seismology, Structural Monitoring, Seismic Site Evaluation, Civil Engineering, Gas and Oil Exploration, Industrial Vibration Monitoring.


Boom Box System
The System For Accurate And Reliable Dynamite Operation
On Seismic Recording Crews

Smaller, Lighter and Faster than competitor’s product

Low Cost, Rugged and Reliable

Simple yet Sophisticated

Integrated GPS interface

Bright easy to read Display


Displays Uphole Time

Displays Resistance Measurement

Displays Encoder and Status Information

Master/Slave/Repeater Modes

Weight Drop Mode can be used to synchronize Impulse Seismic Sources like the DigiPulse

Compatible with SSC Universal Encoder, Vib Pro TM or Shot Pro TM Encoders

PC software provides easy to use graphical interface to all shot information


Pocket PC Interface

Wireless infrared interface

Download all uphole and shot information

Loads and stores operational parameters

GPS navigation

Boom Box Front
Boom Box

Blaster System Contains:


Boom Box General Specification:

Boom Box decoder

12 V Battery

Battery Charger

VHF Radio



Pocket PC computer

GPS option

Back Pack


Operating Voltage


10 – 36 VDC

Sample rate


0.5 msec

Shot firing accuracy


± 20 usec

Firing voltage


400 V

Firing current


> 200A
(0.5 Ohm load)

Charging Time


< 1 second



76x144x305mm (3x5.6x12 in)



1.4 kg (3.1 lbs)

Operating temperature


-40º to +60ºC
(-40º to +140ºF)


Accurate and repeatable shot firing accuracy +/- 20 usec

Automatic Radio Start Time adjust to insure quality of production

PC software displays, stores and exports all shot information, including Uphole Time, GPS and start time error

Safety – Triple protection against accidental CAP firing


Arm switch - shorts CAP lines unless switch is held in ARM position

Charge switch - High Voltage is disconnected from CAP lines unless switch is held in charge position

DSP control - High Voltage is not connected to CAP lines unless commanded by the Digital Signal Processor

CAP and Geophone test

Reduced dead time for start command

Simple and reliable single board construction

Same lightweight unit used for Encoder and Decoder

Low Power with auto-sleep mode for longer battery life

Digital Interface to all major recording systems

DSP technology for accurate uphole geophone recording and processing

Decoder Unit can trigger an Air Gun Controller

  Vib Pro TM is a trademark of INOVA Geophysical
  Shot Pro TM is a trademark of INOVA Geophysical


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Seismic Source Co

2391 E. Coleman Rd.
Ponca City, OK 74604
Phone: (580) 762-8233
Fax: (580) 762-1785
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