MWD Surface System: Decoder included

MWD Surface System: Decoder included

Laversab Models 4104 / 4152 / 4160 are Zone-2 certified surface systems capable of Positive-Pulse decoding at the driller’s cabin. The unit comes standard with an XXT decoder.  Information is decoded and transmitted wirelessly to the safe area, removing the need for bulky cabling.

The system includes a Tool Programming Interface and complete software suite featuring Tool Config, Roll Test, Vibration Monitor and more to set up and program the downhole tool and surface receiver.

Over 1500 units of the Laversab 4100 family have been deployed. It is a seasoned and reliable tool for any directional drilling company.

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System Configuration

Product Type:

MWD Surface System


ATEX / IECEx Zone-2


4104: 10.4”

4152: 15”

4160: 19”

All models include scratch resistant touch-screen with polarizer


1300 nits; Sunlight readable with adjustable brightness


Intel® Core i7 2.6 GHz Quad-core

Intel® Atom 1.91 GHz Quad-Core

Operating System:

Windows 10

Data storage:

128 GB to 512 GB SSD


8 GB to 32 GB DRAM

Tool programming:

Interface and Test box

Wireless LAN:

2.4GHz or 900MHz options


2x USB, 2x RS-232, LAN

Depth Tracking:

Depth Tracker Add-on optional

Sensor inputs:

Encoder & hook-load

Application software

Pre-loaded Software:

xxMWD Program Suite option

Environmental Performance

Operating temp.

-40°C to +60°C

Storage temp.:

-40°C to +75°C


5 to 100%

Physical Characteristics


90-260 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 150 VA


IP66 on all six sides


4104: 9 lbs
4152: 15 lbs
4160: 22 lbs


4104: 11.4”(w) 9.4”(h) 4.0”(d)
4152: 15.2”(w) 12.3”(h) 4.0”(d)
4160: 18.4”(w) 15.4”(h) 4.0”(d)


Hanger & Panel mount; VESA-75/100