Borescopes

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

IR Chimney Camera facilitates inspection and maintenance.

April 14, 2016

Equipped with 82 ft of flexible insertion cable, LookSee PRO utilizes 14 infrared LED lights for optimum illumination and coverage of large inspection area. Camera lens is made of thickened 4 mm glass that can be replaced if broken. Protected with stainless steel housing, camera head features adapter which serves to attach connecting rods or brushes that assist with pushing camera up into chimney. Image quality is ensured by ¼ in. CCD Sony Super HAD camera chip and 7 in. TFT LCD monitor. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Borescope features 1.8 mm working channel.

April 6, 2016

Featuring tungsten braided probe with 6.5 or 10 ft working length, IRis DVRx-WC can operate as visual inspection device and repair tool. Optional alligator jaw, magnet, and measurement device can reach area under inspection through 1.8 mm working channel. With SDHC memory cards, users can store image and video files. Additional features include 4-way articulation with 360° rotation, 5 in. color display, CMOS camera chip, adjustable 3-step LED illumination, and built-in digital zoom. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Video Borescope has explosionproof design.

March 17, 2016

Tested under MIL-STD-810G method 511 in explosive environment, Videoscope-XT meets requirements of NFPA 70 Class 1, Division 2. Waterproof and oil-resistant probes offer 4-way articulation in each direction and come in lengths from 4.9–24.6 ft with 0.16 or 0.24' in. diameters. While probe can rotate 360°, borescope can articulates 120° in each direction. Other features include Hi-Res color CMOS camera, x3.5 digital zoom, 3-stage adjustable super bright LED illumination, and 32 GB SDHC card. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Inspection Videoscopes offer precision steering for QC.

March 15, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. monitor with resolution from 160,000–440,000 pixels, TVT Series includes 5 models with working lengths from 1–3 m and diameters of 2.8, 4.5, and 6 mm. Mechanized joystick, which uses input to directly control camera articulation, promotes smooth and accurate control of articulating tip with immediate response. Depending on model, series offers 1/18, 1/10, or 1/8 in. image sensor and 5–50 mm or depth-of-field of 15 mm to infinity with either 2- or 4-way articulation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Joystick/Touchscreen Videoscope aids remote HD visual inspection.

February 10, 2016

Featuring ergonomic joystick and 8 in. HD touchscreen with 720,000 resolution, JT Alpha offers 4-way probe articulation up to 170° in each direction with automatic reset function. Touch trigger on joystick allows capture of still images or videos, and touchscreen can also serve as alternative to joystick regarding file capture. Along with high-intensity, adjustable LED illumination, features include 1.5 and 3 m insertion probes with protective solid multi-layer tungsten coating. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Sewer Cameras offer WiFi connectivity.

October 6, 2015

With DVR of camera serving as source of WiFi network, Heavy-Duty Sewer Cameras allow those within connection range to view live inspections on their portable devices. Users can capture, save, and replay images as well as e-mail saved files directly from app. Available in cable lengths from 200–400 ft with camera heads ranging from 7/8–1.68 in. in diameter, waterproof camera systems include Kevlar braided push rods, built-in 512 Hz beacon, and on-screen footage counter. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Articulating Borescope supports high-risk inspections.

July 14, 2015

Powered by rechargeable Li-ion battery, Freedomview Advanced Borescope combines 360° angulation, no light loss LED lighting, joystick-controlled operation, and 3.7 in. transflective touchscreen display. Hand-held viewing device works with 79 in. tungsten-braided probes that are highly maneuverable, capable of passing multiple obstacles and bends in pipe due to articulating 11 m distal end with 110° articulation in each direction. System is certified for Class 1 Div 2 hazardous locations. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Industrial Videoscope delivers high quality still images, video.

July 2, 2015

Series C enables remote visual inspections of manufactured parts, structures, or areas that have limited direct visual access. While insertion tube maneuverability is enabled via flexible distal tip and spring neck design, combination of 8 brightness settings, glare reduction, high-intensity LED, and light-sensitive CCD camera chip technologies enables capture of images with desired brightness. Thumb-driven joystick controls 360° articulation of distal tip and up to 120° angulation. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Articulating Video Borescope utilizes metal-braided probes.

June 1, 2015

Featuring portable, handheld design, Rigel Articulating Video Borescope is suited for routine inspections in harsh environments. Waterproof, interchangeable probes provide tip articulation of 120° in 2 directions for 9.8 ft models and 180° in each direction for 3.3 and 6.5 ft models. Equipped with CMOS video chip and adjustable LED illumination, borescope has ergonomic control unit with 3.5 in. color digital LCD. Data can be stored on SD card or transferred via USB or video output. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Articulating Hand-Held Video Borescope increases accessibility.

April 16, 2015

Offering up to 4 hr of video capture on full charge of rechargeable LI-polymer battery, Rigel Articulating Video Borescope aids inspections where operators have to examine internal parts through narrow openings. Probe neck can articulate in 2 directions – 180° in each direction with 1 and 2 m ft probes and 120° in each direction with 3 m probes, and CMOS video camera chip offers 100,000 pixel resolution for 4 mm probes and 450,000 pixel for 5.5 mm probes. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mini Digital Videoscopes provide 400 x 400 pixel resolution.

February 16, 2015

Measuring less than 1.4 mm OD including illumination, minnieScope™-XS Videoscopes combine minnieCam™ CMOS image sensor, imaging optics, video processing unit, and flexible cable. Units are suited for medical devices where clinical use could be enhanced with addition of embedded real-time optical imaging. Available in variety of sizes and stiffness, steering conduits provide full 360° steerability with single hand operation, in small shaft profile. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Inspection Systems feature leak-proof design.

December 19, 2014

With Wet/Dry Video Inspection Systems, users can inspect inaccessible or hazardous areas to identify and diagnose hidden problems without disassembly or teardown. IP67-rated probes, grips, and monitors are guaranteed leak-proof to depth of 1 m. Available in non-recording and recording models, scopes feature 3.5 in. LCD monitor with ability to flip still image or video 180° or zoom up to 4X. Recording models save time- and date-stamped inspection video clips and photos on included memory card. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Video Borescope captures tiny defects.

December 19, 2014

Ergonomic and battery-powered, Orion Video Borescope includes high-resolution camera head and variety of imaging options, including grid, mirror functions, and zoom in/zoom out. CMOS camera chip captures tiny defects and transports images to integrated 3.5 in. digital LCD monitor with 720 x 640 resolution. Interchangeable probes, ranging from 4–10 mm in diameter, can be used with optional mirrors for inspection at 70, 90, or 110° angles. All data can be saved to included 4 GB SD memory card. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Borehole Camera records MPEG snapshots and MPEG4/AVI video.

October 10, 2014

Comprising pan-and-tilt camera head, flexible probe, reel, compact control unit, and choice of accessories, STRAHL Borehole Camera meets requirements for complex inspections of objects and structures located near and under water. Supplied in IP68 aluminum housing, 60 mm diameter camera head pans 360° and tilts 180° as it is lowered into well, allowing users to receive images of entire area of interest. LED lights provide illumination even when probe travels in deep water. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Goodhart Sons Adds Bore Scope Inspection Capabilities

September 18, 2014

Goodhart Sons Inc., a 79-year-old non-union ASME code shop, industrial fabricator and erector serving both domestic and international clientele, hasrecently purchased a Push Camera to aid their Quality Control Department inspect the inside of pipe walls, bores and other tight areas. "The use of this bore scope will help us complete tasks in less time and more accurately", says Dave Kriner,... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Snap-on Honored with Three Tool Innovation Awards

September 18, 2014

KENOSHA, Wis. – Snap-on was recently honored with three prestigious awards that recognize the company as providing unique productivity solutions that address the needs of the vehicle repair industry. Snap-on received two Professional Tool Equipment News (PTEN) Innovation Awards for the Semi-Deep Flip Socket (S6810) in the hand tools category and the Digital Video Borescope (BK6500) in the... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Handheld Portable Video Borescope streamlines inspections.

August 28, 2014

Equipped with touchscreen interface, on-screen keyboard, and ergonomic buttons, GE Mentor Visual iQ VideoProbe™ helps ensure asset safety and integrity. Menu Directed Inspection (MDI) guides industrial technicians through inspection process and organizes results for facilitated reporting. Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® connectivity enable real-time collaboration, and 3D Phase Measurement capabilities help determine accurate indication depth and size for pitting, cracking, and corrosion. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Light Handle works with variety of borescopes.

June 25, 2014

Powered by rechargeable 2,000 Ah, 3.6 V Li-ion battery, SPARK XTR LED Borescope Light Source operates at full intensity for up to 50 minutes, eliminating need for external light sources and cords. Special focal lens design allows unit to focus and shape light at end of scope, providing intense illumination where it is needed most. Offering operational life up to 50,000 hours, light source comes with standard Storz connection and uses one button to control all operations. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Olympus' ENDOEYE FLEX 3D Articulating Videoscope Receives Breakthrough Innovation Technology Award at Premier, Inc.'s 2014 National Breakthroughs Conference

June 18, 2014

World's Only Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System Improves Speed, Accuracy and Precision When Compared to 2D Systems CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope was one... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Olympus' ENDOEYE FLEX 3D Articulating Videoscope Receives Breakthrough Innovation Technology Award at Premier, Inc.'s 2014 National Breakthroughs Conference

June 18, 2014

World's Only Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System Improves Speed, Accuracy and Precision When Compared to 2D Systems CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope was one... Read More