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 III
Dynamite Source Controller

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 III Specification:
Firing Voltage   400 Volts
Firing Current   > 200A (0.5 Ohm Load)
Firing Accuracy   ± 20 microseconds
Charge Time   < 1 Second
Sample Rates   0.25, 0.5, 1, or 2 ms user selectable
Graphic Display   Wide Temperature Operation
Operating Voltage   10-36 Volts
Uphole Input Impedance   20K Ohms
Clock Discipline   GPS or VHF
# Channels   3
Temperature   -40°C to +60°C
Humidity   0 to 99%
Size   12.0x5.6x3 in. (305 x 144 x 76 mm)
Weight   3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
Data Storage (Internal 8GB CF)   480 Hours (3 channels @ 2ms)
LEDs   Status/GPS/High Voltage
  Blaster System 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


  Boom Box III Brochure Download BoomBox III Brochure (English Version)
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  Boom Box III Manual Download Boom Box III Manual

Seismic Source Co

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