High performance, low noise, compact, broadband accelerometers

The Güralp 5 series of accelerometers are compact  triaxial, force-feedback instruments with a large dynamic range suitable for rapid deployment. The instruments can be supplied with built in digitisers, acquisition modules and a range of storage and communications options.

Key Features

  • Force feedback broadband instrument
  • Lifting handle and all connectors on the top of the instrument.
  • Waterproof and durable with O-ring seals throughout
  • Simple installation with a single fixing bolt
  • Digital output and communication versions available

Model range

5TDE – Digital accelerometer with acquisition module – Datasheet View as PDF
5TCDE – Compact digital accelerometer with acquisition module –Datasheet View as PDF
5U – Single axis accelerometer – Datasheet View as PDF
5TB – Borehole accelerometer – Datasheet View as PDF

For an analogue accelerometer see the Güralp Fortis.



Configuration / Topology: Triaxial orthogonal (ZNE)
Feedback: Force feedback.


Acceleration band: DC – 100 Hz standard (other options available)
Output sensitivity / Clip Level: 2 g standard
Peak / Full scale output: Three channels - ±20 V (40 V peak-to-peak) differential
Cross axis rejection: 0.001 g/g
Linearity: 0.1 % full scale
Lowest spurious resonance: >450 Hz
Self-noise: < 1 ug rms
Dynamic range:
>147 dB @ 0.1 Hz
>151 dB @ 1 Hz
>146 dB for 5 Hz


Type: Pulse, sine wave and broadband
Calibration controls: Independent signal & enable lines exposed on sensor connector


Mass control / locking: Remote offset zeroing


5 Series Accelerometers

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