SIR 3000

This Product has been discontinued

SIR 3000

Accurate GPR Controller

The SIR® 3000 has been the industry’s number one choice for data accuracy and versatility since its release in 2002. It is a tool developed to save time, money and even lives. Though this controller is not currently for sale, GSSI continues to support our SIR 3000 customers and clients.

  • Number of Channels

    50 cm (12 in)

  • Antenna Options

    Compatible with GSSI analog antennas

  • Weight

    4.1 kg (9 lbs)

  • Storage Capacity

    2 GB

  • Software
  • Accessories

    SIR 3000 Stand

Typical Uses
The SIR 3000 is typically used to:
  • Concrete inspection
  • Utility location
  • Geological investigation
  • Archaeology
  • Forensics
  • Bridge deck inspection
  • Mining
  • Turf analysis
System Includes
  • SIR 3000 Control Unit
  • Lithium-ion battery (2)
  • Dual-bay battery charger
  • AC adapter
  • User Manual
  • Sunshade
  • 2-year Warranty
SIR 3000 - Hero
  • SIR 3000 - Feature 1

    Versatile GPR Control Unit

    This small, lightweight control unit is designed for single-user operation. The SIR 3000 provides the essential features and flexibility that experienced GPR users require, as well as simplified, application-specific user interfaces for novice GPR users.

  • Integrated System

    The SIR 3000 has a Windows based user interface and incorporates advanced signal processing and display capability for ‘in-the -field’ 3D imaging.

Data Examples
SIR 3000 - Data Example 1

This data was taken with a SIR 3000 and 200 MHz antenna. The data shows dripping limestone bedding at a limestone quarry in New York. The large high amplitude targets indicate the presence of water filled pockets.

SIR 3000 - Data Example 2
Double Rebar

This data shows a double rebar mat within a suspended concrete slab. This data was collected with a SIR 3000 and 1600 MHz antenna.

AntennasCompatible with all GSSI antennas
Number of Channels1 (one)
Data StorageInternal memory: 2 GB Flash memory card Compact Flash port: Accepts industry standard CF memory up to 8 GB (user provided)
DisplayEnhanced 8.4: TFT, 800x600 resolution, 64K colors
Display ModesLinescan, O-scope, 3D
Data Acquisition
Data FormatRADAN® (dzt)
Scan Rate Examples220 scans/sec at 256 samples/scan, 16 bit 120 scans/sec at 512 samples
Scan IntervalUser-selectable
Number of Samples per Scan256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192
Operating ModesFree run, survey wheel, point mode
Time Range0-8,000 nanoseconds full scale, user-selectable Gain: Manual or automatic, 1-5 gain points (-20 to +80 dB)
FiltersVertical: Low Pass and High Pass IIR and FIR Horizontal: Stacking, Background Removal
LanguagesEnglish, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese
Operating Temperature-10°C to 40°C ambient
Charger Power Requirements15 V DC, 4 amps
Battery10.8 V DC, internal
Transmit RateUp to 100 KHz
Available PortsAntenna input / DC power input / Serial RS232 (GPS port) / Compact Flash memory / USB master slave
Dimensions31.5 (L) x 22 (W) x 10.5 (H) cm / 12,4" x 8.7" x 4.1"
Weight4.1 kg, (9 lbs) including battery
EnvironmentalWater Resistant