Applied Acoustics Squid 500 Sparker

The Squid 500 Sparker is a compact sound source that is affixed to a high voltage cable. It is used to obtain better penetration of seabed profiles when geological conditions are difficult. The Squid 500 Sparker operates well at 200-600 Joules and can be fitted with different electrode clusters for a variety of operational requirements.



  • Lightweight, compact and portable
  • Robust nylon construction
  • Easy to use. Simply clips to a High Voltage cable and towed by vessel.
  • Available with Joy Plug or RMK connectors
  • Field replaceable electrodes available
  • Choice of tip designs


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