VMS-4000 Series

Blast Monitoring Seismograph

For blast monitoring (mining), a blast monitoring seismograph. The VMS-4000 series is a complete set, so you don’t need anything more to get started.


The mining blast monitoring set holds:

  • External Geophone
  • Battery Charger
  • Microphone with stand
  • Seisware analysis software
  • Soft Carrying Case
  • Some features: VMS-4000 System Features

    Completely Field Programmable
    • Peak Particle Velocity, PVS & Frequency
    • 8 Line by 20 Character LCD
    • Peak Sound Level
    • Programmable Start Time
    • Blasting Log for Event Details
    • USB Port
    • Available with External Portable Printer and External Strobe Light Options


    • SeisWare compatible with Windows 7 operating System
    • One Page Report: Condensed Vibration Report puts all
    pertinent information on one sheet for easy review
    • Print all Waveforms on one sheet or individually
    • ZOOM feature for detailed waveform analysis
    • USBM/OSM/DIN Analysis
    • FFT (Fast Fourier Transfer) displayed on screen for review
    and printing
    • Each blast information (location, operator, header, etc.)
    can be changed to suit your application

    Data transfer: USB port
    Units of Measure: English or Metric



    VMS-4000 Series

    Display: 128 by 64 Pixel Graphic LCD (8 line by 20 Column)
    Resolution: Seismic 0.00125 in/s (0.03175 mm/s); Acoustic 1dB
    Sample Rate: 1024 Samples per Second Stored
    Frequency Responses: 2 to 350 Hz (-3dB)
    Geophone: Triaxial, 4.5 Hz Natural Frequency

    Seismograph Operation:

    Trigger Source: Geophone and/or Microphone and/or Manually
    Trigger Level: Geo; .02 – 2.00 in/s (.51 – 50.8 mm/s)
    Mic; 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, or 129 dB
    Range: Full Autoranging
    Seismic: 0.00 – 9.00 in/s (0 – 288.6 mm/s)
    Acoustic: 86 – 141 dB (re 2.9 x 10-9 psi)
    Modes: Multiple Event with Full Waveforms
    Record Time: 1 to 10 Seconds in One Sec Increments w/ Half Sec Pre-Trigger
    Operational Temperature Range: 5°f – 122°f
    -15°c – 50°c 
    Physical Dimensions: L 7.5in x W 5.9in x D 2.4in
    L 10cm x W 15cm x D 6cm
    Weight: Main; 1.6 lbs., Geo; 2.4 lbs., Mic; 0.5 lbs.
    Main; .7 kg, Geo, 1.1 kg, Mic, .23 kg