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Key Features

  • Boomer and Dura-Spark compatibility
  • Incorporates dual-voltage technology for exceptional versatility
  • Variable Input Power Circuitry for ‘soft start’
  • Proprietary pulse shaping circuitry for high resolution data
  • Additional safety/protection features
  • All settings externally selectable
  • LED fault indicators
  • High current and voltage solid state (semiconductor) discharge method
  • Meets EC emissions regulations enabling interference-free field use
  • Supplied in robust transit case, with HV junction box (HVJ2000), mains lead and HV connector plug

Applications

  • General coastal, river, canal or estuary survey
  • Hydrographic sediment investigation
  • Cable and pipeline route survey

Technical Specification

Physical

Size
Transit Case (4U) with cover in place and handles flat: 29cm(H) x 56cm(W) x 56cm(D)
Weight Air/water
CSP-NP, case and cover: 35kg

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

Mains Input
240VAC 50Hz@3.5kVA single phase. 3 pin connector
Variable Input Power Circuitry (AVIP) ‘soft start’ circuitry
Voltage Output
2500 to 3950 VDC, 4 pin interlocked connector
Solid state semi-conductor discharge method
Output Energy
Easy switch selectable in increments
50,100,150,200,300 and 350 Joules

CSP-NP Technical specification

Charging Rate
2000J/second for continuous operation at 0-45°C ambient
Capacitance
48μF at 108 shot life
Trigger
+ve key opto isolated or isolated closure set by front panel switch BNC connector on front panel and remote box (optional)
Repetition rate
6pps max
Limited by charge rate, energy level and sound source rating
Earth
M8 stainless steel stud on front panel

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Main electronic control circuits and secondary layer of safety circuitry
  • Specially designed HV connector with interlock
  • High speed dump resistors for high voltage components
  • Capacitor bleed resistors
  • Open circuit shutdown
  • Timer shutdown
  • Output current monitor and shutdown
  • Over temperature shutdown
  • Cover and connector interlocks
  • HV fault indicator for internal temperature, low input voltage or capacitor fault
  • Remote control available for triggering and operation

The unit’s internal design has a modular construction for ease of servicing and capacitor replacement. However, for safety reasons, Applied Acoustics’ trained engineers should attempt a repair.

COMPATIBLE SOUND SOURCES

  • Dura-Spark L80 and L200 sparkers
  • AA251 and AA301 boomer plates

Key Features

  • Microprocessor configuration and control.
  • Intuitive user interface, with LCD display and LED indicators.
  • Enhanced operator system feedback
  • User programmable ‘soft start’
  • Master / Slave Key Support
  • Additional safety/protection features
  • Programmable voltage technology allows operator tuning to suit application
  • All settings externally selectable
  • High current and voltage solid state (semi- conductor) discharge method
  • Debug log and diagnostics.
  • Meets EC emissions regulations enabling interference-free field use
  • Supplied in robust transit case, with HV junction box (HVJ3004) and mains lead.

Applications

  • General coastal, river, canal or estuary survey
  • Hydrographic sediment investigation
  • Cable and pipeline route survey
  • High and ultra high resolution multi-channel survey
  • Geophysical windfarm site survey

Technical Specification

PHYSICAL

Size
Transit Case (7U) with cover in place and handles flat: 50cm(H) x 58cm(W) x 74cm(D)
Weight
CSP-Nv1200, case and cover: 61.5kg
CSP-Nv2400, case and cover: 63.5kg

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

Mains Input
240VAC 45-65Hz@ 5.0kVA single phase. 3 pin connector
Variable Input Power Circuitry (AVIP) ‘soft start’ circuitry

CSP-NP Technical specification

Voltage Output
2500 to 3950VDC, 4 pin interlocked connector
Solid state semi-conductor discharge method
Output Energy
Easy switch selectable in increments
CSP-Nv1200 50,100,150,200,250,300,350,400,450,500,550,600 700,800,900,1000,1100,1200 Joules
CSP-Nv2400 50,100,150,200,250,300,400,500,600,700,750,800, 900,1000,1250,1500,1750,2000,2250,2400 Joules 700,800,900,1000,1100,1200 Joules
Charging Rate
2000J/second for continuous operation at 0-45°C
Capacitance
CSP-Nv1200 208μF, 108 shot life
CSP-Nv2400 304μF, 108 shot life
Trigger
User configured: External: +ve key (5-12VDC), -ve key or isolated closure
Internal: +ve key (5-12VDC), -ve key
Opto isolated BNC connector on front panel and remote box (optional)
Repetition rate
User configured: External: 6pps maximum
Internal: 166ms to 60 seconds
Limited by charge rate, energy level and sound source rating
Earth
M8 stainless steel stud on front panel

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Main microprocessor control circuits with fail-safe layer of logic circuitry
  • LCD display with system status information, configuration
  • Specially designed HV connector with interlock
  • High speed dump resistors for high voltage components
  • Capacitor bleed resistors
  • HV output open circuit shutdown
  • Trigger monitoring with time out and over clock shutdown
  • HV output current monitor and shutdown
  • Supply Voltage monitoring and shutdown
  • High Voltage monitoring
  • Over temperature shutdown
  • Cover and connector interlocks
  • Diagnostic log download for improved support
  • Intelligent remote control available to configure, trigger and operate remotely

The unit’s internal design has a modular construction for ease of servicing and capacitor replacement. However, for safety reasons, only Applied Acoustics trained engineers should attempt a repair.

COMPATIBLE SOUND SOURCES

CSP-Nv1200
AA251/AA301 boomers and S-Boom triple plate; Dura-Spark L200, Dura-Spark UHD 240/400 and Dura-Spark 400+400.
CSP-Nv2400
AA251/AA301 boomers and S-Boom triple plate; Dura-Spark UHD 240/400 and Dura-Spark 400+400.

Key Features

  • Microprocessor configuration and control.
  • Intuitive user interface, with LCD display and LED indicators.
  • 4000J per second peak charge rate
  • Fire delay mode
  • Flip-flop mode
  • User programmable ‘soft start’
  • Master / slave key support
  • Additional safety/protection features
  • Programmable voltage technology allows operator tuning to suit application
  • High current and voltage solid state (semiconductor) discharge method
  • Debug log and diagnostics.
  • Meets EC emissions regulations enabling interference-free field use
  • Supplied in robust transit case, with HV junction box (HVJ3004) and mains lead.

Applications

  • High and ultra high resolution multi-channel survey
  • Cable and pipeline route survey
  • Geophysical windfarm site survey
  • Geohazard survey

Technical Specification

PHYSICAL

Size
Transit Case, 19” rack, 11U high
Weight
CSP-SNv1250, case and cover: 90kg

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

Mains Input
240VAC 45-65Hz@ 6.0kVA single phase. 3 pin connector
Variable Input Power Circuitry (AVIP) ‘soft start’ control

CSP-SNv 1250 Technical specification

Voltage Output
3536 to 3953VDC, 4 pin interlocked connector
Solid state semi-conductor discharge method
Output Energy
Easy switch selectable in increments
CSP-SNv1250 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000 Joules 125, 250, 375, 500, 625, 750, 875, 1000, 1125, 1250 Joules
Charging Rate
4000J/second for continuous operation at 0-45°C
Capacitance
CSP-SNv1250 176μF @ 108 shot life
Trigger
Trigger User configured:
External: +ve key (5-12Vdc), -ve key or isolated closure (CSP and Remote unit)
Internal: User defined
Manual: Key press
Fire Delay option
Flip Flop mode
Opto isolated BNC connector on front panel and remote box (optional)
Repetition rate
User configured: External: 6pps maximum. Internal: 200ms to 9975ms
Limited by charge rate, energy level and sound source rating
Earth
M8 stainless steel stud on front panel

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Main microprocessor control circuits with fail-safe layer of logic circuitry
  • LCD display with system status information, configuration
  • Specially designed HV connector with interlock
  • High speed dump resistors for high voltage components
  • Capacitor bleed resistors
  • HV output open circuit shutdown
  • Trigger monitoring with time out and over clock shutdown
  • HV output current monitor and shutdown
  • Supply Voltage monitoring and shutdown
  • High Voltage monitoring
  • Over temperature shutdown
  • Cover and connector interlocks
  • Diagnostic log download for improved support
  • Remote unit available to configure, trigger and operate remotely

The unit’s internal design has a modular construction for ease of servicing and capacitor replacement. However, for safety reasons, only Applied Acoustics trained engineers should attempt a repair.

COMPATIBLE SOUND SOURCES

CSP-SNv1250
Dura-Spark UHD 240/400, Dura-Spark 400+400, S-Boom triple plate boomer

OPTIONS

  • Remote unit Allows operator to control CSP at a distance. Includes Key In and Key Out.
  • Field spares kit For trained technicians only. For servicing units in the field.

Key Features

  • High energy level for increased penetration
  • High current and voltage solid state (semi-conductor) discharge method
  • Meets EC emissions regulations enabling interference-free field use
  • All settings externally selectable
  • No requirement for extra separate capacitor bank
  • Variable Input Power Circuitry for ‘soft start’
  • Additional safety/protection features
  • Supplied in robust transit case, with HV junction box (HVJ3000), mains lead and HV connector plug

Applications

  • Deep water geohazard survey

Technical Specification

PHYSICAL

Size
Transit case (21U) with covers in place and lifting eyes/handles flat:
116cms(H) x 69cms(W) x 96cms(D)
Weight
Case and cover: 183kg

CSP-S Technical specification

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION
Mains Input
240VAC 45-65Hz@5.0kVA single phase 3 pin connector
Variable input power circuitry (AVIP) ‘soft start’ circuitry
Voltage Output
2500 to 3950VDC, 4 pin interlocked connector. Solid state semi-conductor discharge method
Output Energy
Externally selectable in Joules
CSP-S12000: 600-12000J
Charging Rate
2500J/second for continuous operation at 0-45°C
Capacitance
CSP-S12000: 1536μF, 108 shot life
Trigger
+ve key opto isolated or isolated closure set by front panel switch, BNC connector on front panel and remote box (optional)
Repetition rate
6pps max
Limited by charge rate, energy level and sound source rating
Earth
M8 stainless steel stud on front pane

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Main electronic control circuits and secondary layer of safety circuitry
  • Specially designed HV connector with interlock
  • High speed dump resistors for high voltage components
  • Capacitor bleed resistors
  • Open circuit shutdown
  • Timer shutdown
  • Output current monitor and shutdown
  • Over temperature shutdown
  • Cover and connector interlocks
  • HV fault indicator for internal temperature, low input voltage or capacitor fault
  • Remote control available for triggering and operation

The unit’s internal design has a modular construction for ease of servicing and capacitor replacement. However, for safety reasons, only Applied Acoustics trained engineers should attempt a repair.

COMPATIBLE SOUND SOURCES

CSP-S12000
Delta Sparker

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