AGI Swift Smart Electrode System
Sting R1 with the Swift control unit.
Swift smart electrode switches are a complement to the Sting
R1 Earth resistsivity meter which enables automatic measurements
to be made for 2D and 3D surveys as well as depth soundings.
The system consists of a central electronic and power unit which
interfaces to the STING R1 resistivity
meter and (optionally) to a standard PC. Connected to this
control unit are the switched electrode cables with up to 254
electrodes. All electrodes are controlled from STING or from the
PC depending on configuration. Any combination of current and
voltage electrode connections can be set up remotely before a
reading is taken.
With Swift and STING a 600 reading 2D profile can be measured
in a little over 2 hours. This makes possible routine
investigations using state-of-the-art 2D and 3D interpretation methods. See our case
stories for details on what can be done!
Automates otherwise uneconomical investigations
Complete control of measurement array geometry possible
Cables submersiible - withstand harsh handling
Electrode switches with connectors available
for simple array redesign
Cables can be supplied in custom lengths and
with quick-connect connectors
Switches attach easily to electrodes using
The Swift switches are simply attached to stainless steel
electrodes in the field using rubber bands.
Standard Swift electrode switch, permanently attached to the
cable with water-proof sealings.
Swift electrode switch with bayonet connectors, cable connectors
molded and water-proof.
Data / specifications
||Each switch digitally adressable. Any line can be
activated in a switch (ABMN).
||1-254 available for electrode switches, #255 used for
test equipment. Each switch can be easily readdressed by
user in the field.
||Specially designed multi-core cable for minimized
crosstalk and noise pick-up. Outer jacket made from heavy
duty yellow polyurethane. Jacket distance coded for ease
Custom lengths available on request.
Cable with molded quick connectors available on request.
||Idle power: 7 mW per switch total for 254 switch
cable is approx 1.8 W
Active power: add 500 mW during measure cycle
||dia 32mm x 210 mm including cable grips. Outer case
made from stainless steel.
||Switch is water-proof, can sustain up to 10 m water
depth. Special version for deeper work can be offered
||Internally powered by a 4 Ah 12V NiCd rechargeable
battery. Battery life with 254 switches > 24 hours.
Controls switch activation and channels measure current
and potential signals into the Swift cable.
Interface for both Sting R1 and a PC com port.
||Control software for PC delivered with system. Swift
can be operated directly by Sting R1 without PC.
||Switches are available directly connected to the
cable or with integrated multipole connectors for
flexible field use.
(prices are subject to changes, so please
contact sales for accurate prices)
|Swift control unit
|28 switch standard cable
2000-11-02 13:30:24 EST
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