Equipment full name: 
Sensornet Oryx DTS


The Oryx DTS is an autonomous (0-5 km) – 4 channel, compact system designed for harsh and remote environments. DTS measures temperatures by means of optical fibers. The device provides a continuous profile of the temperature distribution along the fiber cable.


• Designed for outdoor installation

• Wide operating temperature range of -40 to +65 Degrees

• Ultra low power requirements (12-24V DC)

• Remote operation

• Server based data collector and processor

Example Applications:

• Oil and Gas

• Mines • Civil Engineering-health monitoring of dams and dikes for early detection of system leakages

• Soil temperatures variability

• Groundwater source detection

• Stream temperature variability

Rental Cost includes:

• Written standard operating procedures\

• Training on use, calibration, and maintenance as appropriate (as needed-depends on length of rental period)

Internal Rate: 
Instrument time: $7.50/hr, Operator time: $36.51/hr.
External Academic Rate: 
Instrument time: $11.77/hr, Operator time: $57.28/hr.
External Non-Academic Rate: 
Instrument time: $12.14/hr, Operator time: $59.11/hr.