SmartSolo® IGU-16HR 3C


High-quality seismic data is derived from high-quality seismic sensors. SmartSolo® IGU-16HR 3C high-sensitivity geophone is specially designed for single point receiver applications. It is well known to the seismic industry as the top-quality high-sensitivity geophone ​and​ is widely used by ​major ​contractors and equipment manufacturers.

  • High Quality
  • High Sensitivity
  • Low Distortion
  • Super Reliable
  • Greater Savings
  • Single Point Receiver
  • Available in 10 Hz & 5 Hz
  • High Spurious Frequency
  • Industry Leader

General Specifications

Seismic data channel(s) 3
ADC resolution 24 bits
Sample intervals 0.25, 0.5, 1, 2, 4 milliseconds
Preamplifier gain 0dB to 36 dB in 6 dB steps
Anti-alias filter 206.5 Hz @ 2ms (82.6% of Nyquist) Selectable – Linear Phase or Minimum Phase
DC blocking filter 1Hz to 10Hz, 1Hz increments or DC Removed
Operating temperature -40℃ ~ +70℃
Waterproof IP67
Data Storage 32 GB (can be expanded to 64GB)
Physical Size


w/High Capacity Battery Pack

103mm (L) × 95mm (W) ×187mm (H) (w/o spike)

w/Standard Battery Pack

103mm (L) × 95mm (W) ×150mm (H) (w/o spike)

Weight 2.4kg (Including internal battery and spike) 1.7kg (Including internal battery and spike)

Operating Life@25

30 days Continuous
60 days Segmented (12hours ON/12hours SLEEP)
15 days Continuous
30 days Segmented (12hours ON/12hours SLEEP)
Recharge Time < 6 hours < 3.5 hours
Charging Temperature Range +3˚C ~ +40˚C

Acquisition Performance

All parameters are specified at +22℃in the vertical position for vertical geophone and horizontal position for horizontal geophone unless otherwise stated.
Natural Frequency 5Hz
Spurious Frequency >170Hz / (>150Hz in horizontal sensor)
Damping 0.7
Sensitivity 76.7V/m/s (1.95 V/in/s)
Distortion <0.1%@12Hz, (0° ~ 10°) V tilt. / <0.15%, (0°~3°) H tilt

Channel Performance

(@ 2ms sample interval, 31.25 Hz, 25°C, unless otherwise indicated)
Maximum Input Signal ±2.5Vpeak @ Gain 0dB
Dynamic Range 125dB@ 2ms Gain 0dB
Equivalent Input Noise 0.18µV@ 2ms Gain 18dB
Total Harmonic Distortion <0.0002%@ Gain 0dB
Common Mode Rejection >100dB
Gain Accuracy <0.5%
GPS Time Standard 1ppm
Timing Accuracy ±10µs, GPS Disciplined
Cross Feed < -110dB
System Dynamic Range 145dB
Frequency Response 0~1652Hz


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