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CG-6 Autograv Gravity Meter

The CG-6 Autogravis the next generation land gravity meter combining a modern, intuitive user interface with our renowned quartz sensor technology housed in a rugged yet lightweight enclosure. The new CG-6 offers fast, reliable and precise gravity measurements and includes an array of mapping and post processing functionality with our new Lynx LG software conveniently installed on a tablet computer and provided as a standard feature. The new CG-6 offers you dependable gravity survey data with ease and efficiency making surveying more cost effective than ever before.

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Technical specifications

Dimensions :  21.5 cm(H) x21 cm x 24 cm (8.5 in x 8.2 in x 9.4 in)
Weight /  5.2 kg (11.5 lbs) including batteries
Sensor Type : Fused quartz using electrostatic nulling
Reading resolution : 1 microGal
Standard deviation : < 5 microGal
Operating range : World-wide (8,000 mGal without resetting)
Residual drift : < 20 microGal/day
Uncompensated drift : < 200 microGal/day
Range of automatic tilt compensation : ±200 arcseconds
Tares : Typically < 5 microGal for shocks up to 20 g
Automated corrections : Tide, instrument tilt, temperature, noisy sample filter, seismic noise filter, drift
Data output rate : User selectable up to 10 Hz
GPS accuracy: < 15 m; DGPS < 3 m
Touch-free operation : Handheld Tablet with Bluetooth
Battery Capacity : 2 X 6.8 Ah (10.8 V) rechargeable lithium smart batteries. Full day operation at 25 °C (77 °F)
Power consumption : 5.2 Watts at 25 °C (77 °F)
Operating temperature : -40 °C to + 45 °C (-40 °F to 113 °F) ; Optional high temperature version to +55 °C (131 °F)
Data output : USB and Bluetooth

Manufacturer : Scintrex


CG-6 Advancements

Building on the success of the Scintrex CG-5 Autograv™, we’ve re-engineered the design to make the CG-6 AutograV lighter, faster and more powerful.

Smaller, Sleeker packaging

35% weight reduction: 5.2 kg (11.5 lbs) with 2 batteries
32% height reduction: 21.6 cm (8.5 in) freestanding height
Re-engineered leveling tripod: 40% lighter, 25% stronger
20% reduced power consumption
Reduced profile improves performance in windy conditions

Completely redesigned user experience

Faster, easier levelling with improved tilt sensors, visual feedback and a lighter tripod with levelling screws ergonomically placed at the front of the meter
Improved on-board interface and new tablet compatibility
New tablet enables remote operation and advanced data processing with acquisition up to 10 Hz and many other features
Intuitive on-board user interface for faster surveying, backlit inclined display for easy readability and 4GB of onboard memory
Bluetooth and USB connectivity

Improved sensor performance

Reduced long-term drift
Compact design with reduced warm-up and stabilization time

Remote tablet control with lynx LG software

Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free operation
Real-time position maps
Simple Bouguer mapping
Previous survey/station recall
Station/Route import capabilities (KML, GPX, Delimited ASCII)
Searchable survey database
Advanced corrections
Tilt and drift calibration interface
GPS integration/synchronization