Instantel® Seismograph Rentals – Consulting -Product Sales – Remote Monitoring Service

Rent a seismograph

Dr. Edward J. Walter & Associates is a major distributor of Instantel Seismographs.  We are one of the largest non-manufacturing dealers of seismic monitoring equipment in the world. We provide Instantel equipment and support for construction projects including pile driving, demolition, mining and quarry blasting and air overpressure.  We also perform vibration, sound & noise studies.  These vibration monitors include Instantel Micromate, Minimate Plus and Minimate Pro seismographs.

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Our Instantel seismographs, and Powercases are available to buy, lease or rent.   Trained monitoring and technical support specialists are available to provide information regarding the deployment and operation of the equipment.  This ensures that optimal results are achieved regardless of application.  Basic usage and training for proper installation and operation is available.  We recommend that anyone who installs a geophone, follows the instructions within the ISEE field practice guidelines.  This will ensure that you are monitoring for regulated vibrations and compliance.

Seismograph data can be downloaded directly from the seismograph or remotely using our remote monitoring package.  Clients can be provided with training in-house or on-site. Our personnel are also available for consulting to help analyze and report on collected data.

RMA Service is available for prompt repair, annual calibration or instrument overhaul.  Our expert staff members are always available to assist with any situation that may arise.

Powercase – Portable Remote Monitoring System for Instantel Micromate

Our turn-key Powercase rental package is also available for purchase.
Powercase Key Features
“The Powercase is designed for any (indoor/outdoor) monitoring site.  We’ve combined our decades of field experience with the latest technology to bring you the first available, most reliable, compact, and easy to use vibration and sound monitoring station available.”
 We offer several options for our Instantel Micromate/Powercase system.
  • Bring Your Own Modem (BYOM) Option. If you already have a RV50 modem that’s exposed to the elements, we will build it into a new Powercase and extend the savings to you.  This gives you portability, simplicity and a professional look for your remote monitoring seismograph.

  • Upgrades can be made to new or existing Powercases.  These include, Solar panels, Integrated charge controllers, Batteries from 7.5 up to 15 amp hours, and new for 2021, Wifi remote monitoring.  Add a remote alarm controller with a horn and light, pre-wired inside of the Powercase.  We rent Verizon sim cards and can handle your modem support issues. If you need more time between battery swaps, add a security enclosure. If your site has adequate sunlight, the next time you visit the site may be for next year’s calibration.


Security Enclosure Package

Secure your Vibration and Sound Monitoring System with a pre-wired or built to order enclosure for your Powercase, or other Instantel monitoring hardware.

Our Security Enclosure Package is perfect for urban, residential areas, or active construction sites.  It includes a solar panel with adjustable bracket to tilt the panel for sun, water and ice accumulation.  We can either ship the enclosure, or some prefer to source their favorite job box locally and the final assembly can be easily completed with a some drill holes using our template.   The deep cycle battery needs to be purchased locally due to hazmat shipping restrictions.

You can either add a portable Powercase or a pre-wired Micromate, Modem and Solar Panel to the inside for secure long term relaible remote vibration and sound monitoring.

security enclosure


Instantel Micromate™ and MiniMate Pro

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Instantel Micromate Technical Specifications

Instantel Micromate

This system meets all the same technical specifications of the Instantel Blastmate III in addition to adding greater memory and battery life, along with faster processing, download speed and a revised, simpler user interface.  When combined with the Powercase or a security enclosure with remote vibration and sound monitoring, you can easily send email and text message alerts.  You can also configure the settings and download your event data from anywhere.


Instantel Minimate Blaster and MiniMate Plus™

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Instantel Minimate Plus