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Trillium 360 OBS shown focusing on the stainless steel shell and connectors

Trillium 360 OBS

Bringing performance previously only available on land to the seafloor.

Purpose-Built for OBS

Combining exceptionally high-performance with low-power to optimize the data collection and duration of ocean bottom experiments. Providing new opportunities for ocean bottom seismology deployments, the Trillium 360 OBS delivers very broadband performance with the ease-of-use and durability of our industry-leading land-based Trillium seismometers.

Stainless steel Trillium 360 OBS standing upright

Low-Noise Floor, Versatile Form Factor

The Trillium 360 OBS exceeds the exceptionally low-noise performance of our previous Trillium 240 OBS while also providing a 60-70% reduction in size, weight, and power to facilitate integration into new or existing OBS deployment systems.

Low-Power Solutions for OBS Systems

The Trillium 360 OBS is optimized for use with our purpose-built, Pegasus OBS digital recorder, providing a low-power system for integration into any OBS system or as part of our turnkey Abalones Ocean Bottom System.


Robust leveling gimbal

The 360 OBS can self-level up to a ± 50° tilt range to ensure a successful deployment on the ocean bottom.

underwater-icons Rated for 6000m The titanium pressure vessel is rated for 6000 m deployments and features proven glass epoxy connectors.  
Robust design Provide exceptional ruggedness and resistance to corrosion in both marine and fresh water environments.  
Low Power Ultra-low 290 mW typical power consumption reduces battery costs.  
systems compatible Compatible with Scripps Oceanographic Institute Abalones and other OBS systems.  
Digital connectivity Provides visibility into the configuration and State-of-Health prior to deployment.  

Ocean Bottom Systems

Scripps and Nanometrics partnered to make Ocean Bottom Systems globally available with the Abalones OBS. In the world’s most demanding environment you need a solution that is proven to provide results.

Yellow Abalones OBS station top view showing stainless steel deployment hardware