The Scorpion HBR-1 is a compact and rugged light- weight Solid-State Electronic Capacitor Discharge Initiator for Non-Electric Shock Tube. The unit is completely sealed making it waterproof and impervious to dust, dirt, sand, and debris. The HBR-1 incorporates 2 guarded pushbutton switches for ‘Arm’ and ‘Charge/Fire’ operations. A replaceable Shock Tube Connector (STC) provides hundreds of Shock Tube initiations, and one 9V battery provides hundreds of Charge/Fire cycles. The battery loads smoothly through the side of the unit into a waterproof compartment secured in place by an easy-on/off Battery Cap. The Scorpion HBR-1 incorporates 2 attachment points for a factory supplied detachable Belt Loop offering easy carrying and accessory options.

Scorpion Solid‐State Electronic Non‐Electric Initiator

FIRING ENERGY:2,500 VDC @ 0.5 Joules
FIRING CAPABILITY:Non Electric Shock Tube
FIRING CAPACITY:1 Shock Tube Connector (STC)
FIRE INITIATION:In-Tube Electrode Insertion
ARMED INDICATOR:High visibility green LED
OUTPUT:STC protected in recessed socket
ABORT:Safe internal discharge when ‘Arm’ switch is
released prior to ‘Fire’
FIRING:Requires sequenced 2 switch operation
DIMENSION:3” wide x 1.5” thick x 4” high (7.6cm x 3.8cm x 10.1cm)
WEIGHT:15 oz w/battery (425g)
HARDWARE:Brass, Nylon, Rubber
OPERATING TEMP:Tested -20°F -140°F (-29°C -60°C )
STORAGE TEMP:Tested -45°F 180°F (-42°C -82°C )-
COLORS:Black, Yellow, Tan, OD Green
BATTERY:Replaceable 9V (HD alkaline recommended)
LIFE :~300+ Charge/Fire Cycles typical
CONNECTION:EIT’s STC and Shock Tube Retention Posts
SWITCHES:Switchguard protected, rugged waterproof boots
CARRYING:Dual attachment points for belt loop or lanyard
BATTERY:Battery loads smoothly through side of unit and
is secured in place by easy-on/off battery cap
Superior Field Reliability

Scorpion devices are built with the highest quality electronics and components so you can count on them to work in even the most unforgiving environments. Engineered for long life, Scorpion devices continue to provide reliable performance for decades in the field where other manufacturers break down after only months.

Quick and easy battery replacement in 1 step

Scorpion units are designed with a waterproof battery compartment for quick and easy replacement. No need to remove screws and, as with competitors machines, expose the wiring and internal components just to change the batteries. EIT developed the one step on and off compartment cover to let you replace a battery anywhere- no tools required.