Directional Interface Module

The XXT DIM provides a flexible, intelligent solution for the acquisition, formatting and telemetry of downhole data to surface. It is a drop-in downhole Directional Interface Module providing Mud Pulse Telemetry compatible with industry standard Tensor systems.


  • Rugged and Field Proven. Over 2,000 DIMs operating across the industry
  • Proven reliability at 175 ̊C and during high shock and vibration
  • Intelligent power management delivers industry-leading battery life
  • High-speed battery switching eliminates system failure in the event of a primary battery fault
  • Auto-resetting over-voltage protection
  • Compatibility with industry standard telemetry and directional modules allows easy integration across fleet
  • Broad compatibility with industry leading orientation modules and other downhole sensors


  • Rotation Detection + Dynamic Sequencing optimizes telemetry for maximum data transmission
  • Supports transmission of discrete compensated sensor data (appropriate for ISCWSA error model correction)
  • Compatible with single-wire gamma systems Downhole survey and gamma recording capability
  • Modular configuration to allow user to easily perform board replacement


Length20 inches
Diameter1.36 inches (excluding O-ring)
Power ConsumptionApprox. 7mA @28Vdc
Temp Rating175°C
Detectional Sensor Power ControlSmart, normal, disabled
Steering Sequences6
Preconfigured Operating Modes4
Operating Voltage17.5 – 36 Vdc
Tool BusXXT and GE/Tensor Compatible 10-wire
Survey Log3,264 Survey records
Gamma LogUp to 53,144 readings
Dynamic Sequences3
Survey Sequences4