Report on the Test and Evaluation of the Kinemetrics/Quanterra Q730B Borehole Digitizers

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Sandia National Laboratories has tested and evaluated the Kinemetrics/Quanterra Q730B-bb (broadband) and Q730B-sp (short period) borehole installation remote digitizers. The test results included in this report were for response to static and dynamic input signals, seismic application performance, data time-tag accuracy, and reference signal generator (calibrator) performance. Most test methodologies used were based on IEEE Standards 1057 for Digitizing Waveform Recorders and P1241 (Preliminary Draft) for Analog to Digital Converters; others were designed by Sandia specifically for seismic application evaluation and for supplementary criteria not addressed in the IEEE standards. When appropriate, test instrumentation calibration is traceable to the National ... continued below

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KROMER,RICHARD P. & MCDONALD,TIMOTHY S. October 1, 1999.

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Sandia National Laboratories has tested and evaluated the Kinemetrics/Quanterra Q730B-bb (broadband) and Q730B-sp (short period) borehole installation remote digitizers. The test results included in this report were for response to static and dynamic input signals, seismic application performance, data time-tag accuracy, and reference signal generator (calibrator) performance. Most test methodologies used were based on IEEE Standards 1057 for Digitizing Waveform Recorders and P1241 (Preliminary Draft) for Analog to Digital Converters; others were designed by Sandia specifically for seismic application evaluation and for supplementary criteria not addressed in the IEEE standards. When appropriate, test instrumentation calibration is traceable to the National Institute for Standards Technology (NIST).

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  • Report No.: SAND99-2709
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/14166 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 14166
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc622007

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KROMER,RICHARD P. & MCDONALD,TIMOTHY S. Report on the Test and Evaluation of the Kinemetrics/Quanterra Q730B Borehole Digitizers, report, October 1, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622007/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.