Toshiba Launches SV-1000 Video Borescope That Features HDMI and USB 3.0 Outputs

Press Release Summary:

The SV-1000 Video Inspection Borescope comes with an integrated LED light for illumination within 1.9 m flexible shaft. The borescope consists of a shaft inspection camera and a separate camera control unit with electrical connections, video outputs and LED light control. The unit’s 1 mm x 1 mm CMOS sensor offers a resolution of 400 x 400 pixel and a lens of 120-degree FOV. It is designed for applications such as aircraft engines and turbines, castings, tubing, tool and die and electronics assemblies.

Original Press Release:

Toshiba Imaging’s Flexible, Chip-on-Tip Video Borescope for Industrial Inspection

• New SV-1000 is a water-resistant, chip-on-tip video inspection borescope with full illumination.

IRVINE, Calif. - Oct. 15, 2018 – Toshiba America Information Systems’ (TAIS) Imaging Systems Division (Irvine, CA - introduces a small, digital video borescope with illumination, the SV-1000. The small, water-resistant chip-on-tip inspection camera measures only 1.6 mm diam. and features an integrated LED light for illumination within the 1.9-meter flexible shaft. The new 1 mm x 1 mm CMOS sensor provides 400 x 400 pixel resolution with a 120-degree field-of-view (FOV) lens. The SV-1000 is a two piece system comprising the flexible shaft inspection camera and separate compact camera control unit that includes electrical connections, video outputs, and LED light control.

Toshiba Imaging’s innovative digital video borescope inspection system does not require a PC connection for use. It has dual outputs (HDMI and USB 3.0) that allow simultaneous viewing from a display and through a computer for capturing still images and video clips. PC-based image-viewing software for display and image/video capture is also available. The new SV-1000 illuminated borescope is ideal for industrial equipment inspection applications including aircraft engines and turbines, castings, tubing, tool and die, electronics assemblies, and other industrial tasks where space is limited. The SV1000 is not for use in medical instrument and surgical device inspection applications.

To learn more about the SV-1000 flexible, digital video borescope inspection system for industrial applications, please call: 810-357-5022, or go to:


Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS), Imaging Systems Division (Irvine, CA), is the exclusive representative within the Americas for video camera technology developed and manufactured by Canon Medical Systems Corporation (CMSC) in Japan. In 2016, Toshiba Corporation transferred its video camera business to Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, a Canon Group Company, which recently rebranded its name to CMSC. TAIS provides a convenient single point of contact for the video camera products and supports all sales, quality, regulatory, and technical service needs. Together, CMSC and TAIS are technology leaders for their ultra-compact, exceptional performance, high definition (HD) and Ultra-HD 4K 3-CMOS color video cameras and economical single-chip HD cameras. All camera configurations, customized video solutions, and related accessories are accompanied by TAIS' responsive, personalized sales approach and comprehensive tech support. TAIS distributes its innovative camera technologies to original equipment manufacturers, integrators, and authorized distributors for the medical, scientific, industrial, defense, and manufacturing markets. More information about the various camera configurations is available at

Media Contact: Marlene Moore

Smith Miller Moore / 818-708-1704


Toshiba Imaging Systems Division

5241 California Ave., Suite 100

Irvine, CA 92617

Contact: Gary Pitre


Phone: (810) 357-5022


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