The Kinemetrics Etna is a cost-effective Strong Motion Accelerograph designed to meet a wide range of earthquake monitoring applications. Based on Kinemetrics' Altus technology, the Etna provides superior resolution to meet customer needs in high dynamic range applications, where signal fidelity and data integrity are vital.
The Etna was designed to be easy on your budget while still providing those features most requested by end-users. The standard instrument comes equipped with 3 channels, an internal triaxial EpiSensor Force Balance Accelerometer and a PCMCIA memory card. In additiokn, the Etna offers several optional features including: PCMCIA storage & communications, networking and GPS timing.
Developed for Microsoft Windows, our QuickTalk® and QuickLook® software provides a user-friendly environment, making system setup, communications and rapid data analysis quick and easy. We also offer a library of DOS support programs for users who wish to customize communications with Kinemetrics' Altus instruments. With the Etna, you are assured of not only getting high quality, cost-effective instrumentation, but also of receiving Kinemetrics' commitment to the success of your projects for decades to come.
The Etna Strong Motion Accelerograph acquires and records acceleration data with 18 bits of resolution. The standard instrument comes equipped with 3 channels and includes an internal triaxial EpiSensor Force Balance Accelerometer. Data is stored in a removable PCMCIA memory card.. Recorded events can be off-loaded automatically via modem, manually retrieved by PC, or by collecting the PCMCIA memory card. Time history data can then be evaluated for key parameters using Quicklook for Windows or converted to other file formats for further data analysis.
Etna Data Sheet--PDF format