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RBOOM | Turnkey

$574.99$1,014.98 USD

(1 customer review)

Measure Infrasonic Waves

  • Professional omnidirectional atmospheric infrasound monitor
  • Detect volcano activity, bolides, avalanches, landslides, tornadoes, lightning, severe storms and much more
  • Specialized device for measuring inaudible infrasonic wave signals
  • Outdoor Only:  Includes a custom built rain proof, dust proof, bug proof, all weather enclosure – IP67 rated
  • All turnkey products come pre-assembled
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While the Raspberry Shake measures and monitors the subtle seismic vibrations of our moving planet, the RBOOM was designed to record the imperceptible “noises” in the form of infrasonic signals that bounce around our atmosphere.

These sound waves are always present, even if we can’t hear them, and are emitted from some fascinating sources, both man-made and natural. From traffic, wind farms, and the supersonic booms of jets flying by, to avalanches in the mountains of Austria, volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and even certain animal calls such as the elephants that roam the African Savannah.

The RBOOM is ideal for those wanting to study the many sources that emit infrasound. Or for those with an interest to discover more about the unheard symphony of sound happening all around us.

For a side by side comparison of our devices to see which one is right for you, please go here.

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg

Indoor, Outdoor


Home/Classroom Use, All Other Use Cases

Getting Started

Setup and installation is easy! Click on this link for our Quick Start Guide to find all the details to getting started.

  • See our growing map of RS devices (and soon yours) on Station View
  • Sign up or login to your RS Dashboard on the “ShakeNet” web portal
  • Are you a teacher? Go to our dedicate Shake Education website

Need Help?

  • Looking for a quote or do you have a specific sales question? Contact us here.
  • With the product itself? – Go to our technical support forum here.
  • On any aspect of setup, instructions, recommendations, power user topics and more? – Go to our full manual here.

Additional Information

Waterproof Rated Outdoor Only:  IP67 rated, click here for more information.
Raspberry Pi model included Ships with 3 Model B
Connectivity Wifi or Ethernet
System Requirements Windows, Linux or Mac OS compatible
License All users must adhere to the Raspberry Shake license agreement.
Warranty The Raspberry Shake Boom board and infrasound sensor components come with a one year guarantee. Full details.
Technical Specifications Click here.
Shipping All products are shipped by INCOTERM DAP. The buyer assumes all responsibility for import duties and taxes. Shipping Terms.

What's Included

  • 1x Fully tested Raspberry Boom circuit board
  • 1x Infrasound sensor
  • 1x Raspberry Pi single-board computer
  • 1x 8 GB pre-programmed Micro SD Card
  • 1x Enclosure
  • 1x Ethernet Cable, 3 meters long
  • 1x 5V 2.5 Amp power supply, 1 meter long (Plug types supported: A, C, G, I)

Outdoor Only:

  • 1x IP67 Enclosure
  • 1x USB cable, 1 meter long
  • 1x Aluminium mounting and levelling base


  • Easy web-based configuration
  • ShakeNet mobile app for data visualization and earthquake monitoring
  • Web-based applications for data visualization compatible with Firefox/ Chrome/ IE
  • Desktop applications for data visualization compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Compatible with all industry-standard seismological applications (e.g., ObsPy, SeisComP3, Earthworm)

1 review for RBOOM | Turnkey

  1. Jochen Richert

    Because I already own an RS3D and have an infrasound sensor from another manufacturer, but it can only be operated via a serial interface, I decided to buy the RBOOM. In combination with jAmaseis I got a very nice curve display which is easy to interpret even for laymen. Since I built or assembled a lot of my devices myself and could save money, I bought the components and simply assembled the device.

    I use the RBOOM as an extension to my radio and video detection of meteors. Our association Fachgruppe Meteorastronomie (http://meteorastronomie.ch) collects basically all possible data about meteors, bolides, evaluates them scientifically and shares these data with other scientific institutions in Europe. We have a specialist in our team who calculates the transit time of the sound of a bolide and, based on the orbit data, predicts the possibility of receiving infrasound and the corresponding time window for different stations. Here an example.

    For me, the price/performance ratio fits, the early contact with Branden in the development phase and later with the support was always very professional and fast. I can only recommend this device.
    Pictures of my installations at http://wetter.richert.ch

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