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Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter Model 104

Quick Overview

The Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter is a portable, acoustic ranging instrument designed to simply and quickly measure depth to static water level in a well, piezometer, sounding tube, or any closed pipe. The Sonic Water Level Meter reports static water level measurements without having to put any instruments down the well, eliminating any introduction of chemicals and the need to decontaminate equipment or wells. The Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter works in straight or crooked pipes, and is ideal for wells with difficult access. Depth measurements to 600 m (2000 ft) are possible.

Sonic Water Level Meter Features

• Measures down to 600 m (2000 ft); water level can be displayed in Metric or English units

• Ability to set in Power Save mode to prolong battery life

• Can set the water level measurement range minimum and maximum to ignore interference from known well features

• Settings allow you to account for different well/drop tube diameters and heights

• Backed by a Solinst 3-year warranty

• Supplied with a plastic cover for larger wells and a convenient Solinst Field Bag


Availability: In stock



The Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter is a simple-to-use, handheld, portable unit. It consists of a Control Unit, Probe with 1.8m (6ft) cable, a plastic cover for larger wells and a Field Bag. Readings are shown on the clear LCD display on the Controller. The probe transmits a sound wave into the pipe or well and measures the time for the pulse to return after contacting the water. The Control Unit allows the programming of parameters like offsets, well obstructions. temperature, etc, to obtain the most accurate water level readings possible for a variety of well installations.

Sonic Water Level Meter Specifications
Control Unit dimensions: 19 x 9 x 4 cm (3.5 x 7.5 x 1.5")
Control Unit weight: 390 g (14 oz)
Probe dimensions: 16 x 8 x 7 cm (6 x 3 x 3")
Probe diameter: 1.7 cm (5/8")
Cable length: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Operating temperature: -20 to 45ºC (-10 to 110ºF)
Power: 6 AA replaceable alkaline batteries
Battery life:

Up to 500 hours of use

Up to 21 days in power save mode

Units of measurement: Metric or English options
Accuracy: 3 cm (0.1 ft)
Resolution: 1 cm (0.05 ft)
Water level reading update time:

~ 1 sec @ 150 m (500 ft)

~ 4 sec @ 600 m (2000 ft)

Operating range: 3 to 600 m (9 to 2000 ft)

Additional Information

Manufacturer Solinst
Is Featured Yes
Lead Time 10