Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Broadband vibrators

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A beautiful Sunday afternoon, driving along the Doubs river in France with the convertible top down. We found this pair of Convoi Exceptionnel trucks, parked opposite the lock between Le Barre and Ranchot . The load looked quite interesting and we stopped to have a look. We could only guess the function of these impressive machines, named Sercel Nomad 65. But the internet is our friend and a quick Google search later, we knew that these machines are in fact broadband vibrators used for geological survey activities. If you want to learn more about it, check out the Sercel homepage or download the Nomad 65 Neo press release PDF.

Mercedes-Benz Actros Convoi Exceptionnel Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2007) Mercedes-Benz Actros Convoi Exceptionnel Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2007) Mercedes-Benz Actros Convoi Exceptionnel Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2007) Mercedes-Benz Actros Convoi Exceptionnel Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2007) Mercedes-Benz Actros Convoi Exceptionnel Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2007)

Sercel Nomad 65 Neo

Judging by the towels hanging from the windscreen wipers of the Mercedes-Benz Actros MP3, the drivers had previously enjoyed a bath in the Doubs river. Not a bad idea, considering the temperatures exceeded 30°C that day…

Mercedes-Benz Actros Convoi Exceptionnel Sercel Nomad 65 Neo | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2007)