Instrument Lease Rates**


Instrument system


Field Deployable DTS system (e.g. Sensornet Oryx)

$50/day plus shipping

Medium resolution DTS (e.g. Silixa XT)

$100/day plus shipping

High resolution DTS (Silixa Ultima)

$125/day plus shipping

240W Solar power system for Field DTS

$200/mo plus shipping

1,260 W Solar trailer

$25/day plus transportation

Additional stand-alone temperature loggers (0.2 °C, e.g. Tidbits)

$3.5/day (package of 10) plus shipping

Stand-alone high resolution temperature logger (0.002 °C, e.g. RBRsolo-T)

$3/day plus shipping

Fiber-optic cable heating system

$10/day plus shipping

Fusion splicer (for cable repair, e.g. Fujikura 18S or 19S)

$50/day plus shipping

Splice boxes (watertight, e.g. Tyco Gator Splice Box, COYOTE® LCC (Low Count Closure))

$65 each plus shipping

Cable connector (Pigtail - single ended with E2000(apc))

$50 each plus shipping

*Field deployable DTS system is in a weatherproof enclosure, and includes, upon request at no additional cost, reference baths and cellular data uplink capacity. System cost does not include solar panel option.


Fiber Optic Sensing Cables

Cable style



Standard (e.g. OFS Mini LT Flat Drop)

$0.65/m plus shipping*

$0.33/m plus two-way shipping

Armored (e.g. Kaiphone)

$2.50/m plus shipping*

$1.00/m plus two-way shipping

High Pressure (e.g. Solifos BRUsens)

$5.00/m plus shipping*

$1.25/m plus two-way shipping

Special Purpose

Please contact CTEMPs

*All cables are multi-mode and dual fiber. E2000 connectors will be added upon request at additional cost.


Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

All rentals are on a daily basis (8h) including a professional pilot. Extra charge applies for pilot's Per Diem rate & transportation

Instrument system


Solo/Phantom 3 with stock visible camera and pilot

$119/day plus shipping

Solo with multispectral camera and pilot

$305/day plus shipping

Light lift UAS with pilot

$526/day plus shipping

Light lift UAS with a standard visible camera and pilot

$556/day plus shipping

Medium lift UAS with pilot

$588/day plus shipping

Medium lift UAS with standard visible camera and pilot

$618/day plus shipping

Medium lift UAS with multispectral camera and pilot

$804/day plus shipping

Medium lift UAS with thermal Infrared camera and pilot

$1,020/day plus shipping

Medium lift UAS with visible, multispectral, and
thermal Infrared cameras and pilot

$1,266/day plus shipping

 ** Lease rates apply for the entire rental period starting when the equipment is shipped from CTEMPs location to recipient and until the equipment is fully returned, in original condition and with all the accessories provided.