Güralp 5 series Accelerometers

High performance, low noise, compact, broadband accelerometers

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The Guralp Systems CMG-5 range 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 ac range of storage and communications options.

Model range

5T – Standard accelerometer – Datasheet pdf
5TD – Digital accelerometer – Datasheet pdf
5TDE – Digital accelerometer with acquisition module – Datasheet pdf
5TC – Compact accelerometer – Datasheet pdf
5TCDE – Compact digital accelerometer with acquisition module – Datasheet pdf
5U – Single axis accelerometer – Datasheet pdf
5TB – Borehole accelerometer – Datasheet pdf

Key features / Benefits

  • 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

Typical applications

Example customers

  • Early Warning Network Turkey (150 units)
  • Italian Strong Motion Network (Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche) (39 units)



Configuration / Topology: Triaxial orthogonal
Feedback: Force feedback.


Response: Full-scale sensitivity from 0.1 to 4.0 g, DC – 100Hz (Other options available)
Output sensitivity / Clip Level: 4 g, 2 g, 1 g, 0.5 g or 0.1 g (Other options available)
Peak / Full scale output: ±10 V differential
Cross axis rejection: 0.001 g/g
Linearity: 0.1 % full scale
Lowest spurious resonance: >450Hz
Self-noise: TBC
Dynamic range: >165dB, >140dB for 0.005 – 0.05Hz, >127dB for 3 – 30Hz


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


Locking: TBC
Mass position output band: TBC
Mass recentring range: TBC


Power consumption: 0.108W
Power supply: 10 – 36V DC
Optional low power sensor: TBC
Protection: TBC
Current at 12VDC: TBC


Operating temperature: -20 to +70°C
Operating Temperature sensitivity: TBC
Storage Temperature: TBC
Instrument Levelling: No sensor levelling required
Case integrity: IP67 for outdoor use and immersion resistance
Shock: TBC
Humidity: TBC
Auto recovery time: TBC
Alignment: TBC


Mass control / locking: Remote offset zeroing
Offset zeroing: TBC


Dimensions: Ø176mm x 97mm
Enclosure: Hard anodized aluminium case. Mil-spec connectors
Weight: 2.7 kg
Handling: TBC
Communication / Connectors: Mil-spec connectors