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GPR system: Radar Systems Zond Aero 500

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Lightweight GPR system, suitable for medium-sized drones like DJI M300 RTK.

Includes a transportation box and mountings for the DJI M300/M350 RTK drone. Mounts for other types of drones are available upon request.

HS Code: 90158020 (meteorological, hydrological, geophysical instrument)


IC Code: 25515-ZONDAERO500

Please note that additional components and software must be ordered to use this GPR with drones. It is recommended to order a complete set.


Type Single-channel with shielded antenna
Center frequency 500 MHz
Operating bandwidth 200-900 MHz (-12 dB)
Samples 512 per trace
Sample rate 25600 samples/second
Scan rate 50 scans/s
Sample output 16-bit digital raw data
Time range Selectable time range 50, 100, 200 or 300ns
Depth Up to 4 meters in average normal soil with 100ns time range
Data format Standard Geophysical SEGY Data Format (.sgy) with traces geotagging
Data Sheet
User Manual
Data Samples
Temperature -20°C to 60°C internal temperature
Humidity 96% non-condensing
Ingress protection IP68 in a protective box (used for transportation and for ground surveys) IP52 in airborne variant
Size (L x W x H)
  • 41 x 31 x 16 cm - airborne configuration
  • 52 x 43 x 21 cm - in protective case
  • 71 x 45 x 28 cm – carton box for delivery
  • 2.1 kg - airborne configuration without mounting kit for the drone
  • 7.1 kg – in protective case
  • 10.0 kg – in cardboard box for delivery
Airborne variant Drone main battery is used to provide power to the GPR using standard power socket of the drone intended for payload
Ground surveys The battery is integrated into a protective box, operating time up to 12 hours 99 W/h Li-Ion
  • Zond Aero 500 GPR system with 500 MHz center frequency antenna
  • Prism 2 Data Acquisition/Processing software
  • NANUK protective case (also used for ground surveys)
  • 99 W/h Li-Ion battery integrated into the case (used for ground surveys only)
  • Wi-Fi router integrated into the case (used for ground surveys only)
  • Charger
  • Tow rope for terrestrial surveys
  • Mounting kit to fix GPR system on the DJI M300/M350 RTK drone