Rental Equipment

The Smith-Root rental program is a worry-free and flexible way to get the equipment you need for field season. You can rent on a weekly or monthly basis and Smith-Root's rental program also offers you credit toward ownership of new equipment. To ensure availability, advance reservations are necessary.

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Reliable and ready

Rental equipment is fully tested and re-certified after each use.

Earn credit towards purchase

Rental charges can be used as a credit towards a future purchase.

Rental Equipment

1.5kVA Electrofisher Combo Rental $ 1,600 / Week $ 4,800 / Month

The 1.5kVA is a medium powered electrofisher ideal for shore-side operations.

Rental package includes
  • 1.5kVA Electrofisher
  • Input cable
  • Output cable
  • Foot switch
  • Two electrode arrays
  • Two light duty boom poles with holders
  • Boom interconnect box
  • Dip net and handle
  • Operator's manual
  • Electrical lineman gloves

Generator not included.
Customer supplied generators need to meet the following requirements:

  • 1800 watt 60 Hz 120 VAC

Rental package can be modified to include two Model 12 poles with electrode rings, two 25 foot extension cables, and a RCB-6B Junction Box for use with Tote Barge.

Apex Electrofisher Control Box Combo Rental $ 1,950 / Week $ 5,850 / Month

Complete Apex Electrofisher system provides advanced data collection in the field.
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Rental package includes
  • Apex Electrofisher Control Box
  • Input cable
  • Output cable
  • Foot switch
  • Two electrode arrays
  • Two light duty boom poles with holders
  • Boom interconnect box
  • Dip net and handle
  • Operator's manual
  • Electrical lineman gloves

Generator not included.
Customer supplied generators need to meet the following requirements:

  • 8000 watt 240 volt output generator to reach maximum rated output. continuous 240V at 33A 50/60Hz
  • Generators of a lower power rating can be used, however output power will be limited 3500 Watt running or greater with 240 VAC output
  • Generator must have un-bonded or floating neutral
  • Standard plug twist lock 4-pin plug designed for 220-volt 30 amps, NEMA number L14-30P
eDNA Sampler Backpack Rental $ 950 / Week $ 2,850 / Month

eDNA Sampler backpack designed for continuous, mobile sampling.
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Rental package includes
  • eDNA Sampler Backpack system
  • Precut tubing (1 long, 1 short)
  • 2-piece pole with single filter head
  • Remote control
  • (4) AA batteries w/charger
  • 8Ah lead-acid battery and charger
  • Operator's manual

eDNA filter packs not included.
Filter packs are available for purchase separately.

LR-20B Electrofisher Combo Rental $ 1,600 / Week $ 4,800 / Month

Dependable, easy to use 24V backpack electrofisher.
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Rental package includes
  • LR-20B Backpack Electrofisher
  • Two 24V 7Ah batteries
  • Battery charger
  • 6 foot two-piece electrode pole
  • 11 inch adjustable stainless steel electrode ring
  • Rat-tail cathode
  • Dip net with two-piece handle
  • Carry case
  • Operator's manual
  • Electrical lineman gloves
LR-24 Electrofisher Combo Rental $ 1,700 / Week $ 5,100 / Month

The LR-24 backpack is the most widely used electrofisher in the world.
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Rental package includes
  • LR-24 Backpack Electrofisher
  • Two 24V 7Ah batteries
  • Battery charger
  • 6 foot two-piece electrode pole
  • 11 inch adjustable stainless steel electrode ring
  • Rat-tail cathode
  • Dip net with two-piece handle
  • Carry case
  • Operator's manual
  • Electrical lineman gloves
PES Electrosedation Combo Rental $ 950 / Week
Rental package includes
  • PES™ Control Unit
  • Anode and cathode cables
  • Hand switch
  • Battery charger
  • 150 Quart tank with electrode paddles
  • Dip net and handle
  • Operator's manual
Type VI-A Electrofisher Combo Rental $ 1,950 / Week $ 5,850 / Month

The Type VI-A is a heavy-duty 5kW electrofisher designed for use in large bodies of water or in low to medium-high conductivity waters.

Rental package includes
  • Type VI-A Electrofisher
  • Input cable
  • Output cable
  • Foot and hand switch
  • Two electrode arrays
  • Two light duty boom poles with holders
  • Boom interconnect box
  • Dip net and handle
  • Operator's manual
  • Electrical lineman gloves

Generator not included.
Customer supplied generators need to meet the following requirements:

  • 3,500 watts minimum
  • 60 cycle, 240-volt output, single phase
  • Standard plug twist lock 4-pin plug designed for 220-volt 30 amps, NEMA number L14-30P

Rental package can be modified to include two Model 12 poles with electrode rings, two 25 foot extension cables, and a RCB-6B Junction Box for use with Tote Barge.

VVP-15B Electrofisher Combo Rental $ 1,950 / Week $ 5,850 / Month

The VVP-15B electrofisher is based on the electrical output waveforms of the Coffelt VVP-15 and MK-22 units.

Rental package includes
  • VVP-15B Electrofisher
  • Input cable
  • Output cable
  • Foot switch
  • Two electrode arrays
  • Two light duty boom poles with holders
  • Boom interconnect box
  • Dip net and handle
  • Operator's manual
  • Electrical lineman gloves

Generator not included.
Customer supplied generators need to meet the following requirements:

  • 5000 watt generator to reach maximum rated output. Generators of a lower power rating can be used, however output power will be limited
  • Generator must have unbonded neutral
  • Standard plug twist lock 4-pin plug designed for 220-volt 30 amps, NEMA number L14-30P

Rental package can be modified to include two Model 12 poles w/ electrode rings, two 25 foot extension cables, and a RCB-6B Junction Box for use with Tote Barge.