Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Inspection System can be used in longer, tighter lines.

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Video Inspection System can be used in longer, tighter lines.

Jun 28, 2012 - Supplied with abrasion-resistant cable, SeeSnake® Max(TM) rM200 Camera System helps plumbing professionals inspect 1 ½-6 in. dia lines up to 200 ft long. Reel mechanics aid passage through tight turns, and camera provides optimal lighting through narrow spaces. Product is compatible with SeeSnake CS10 and CS1000 digital recording monitors, comes with integrated transport system for portability, and has built-in docking system for attaching viewing monitors.

Original Press Release

RIDGID® Introduces SeeSnake® Max(TM) rM200 Camera System for Easier Inspection of Longer, Tighter Lines

Press release date: Jun 14, 2012

-Video inspection system designed for lines up to 200' in length and 1-½" to 6" in diameter-

ELYRIA, OHIO - The new RIDGID® SeeSnake® Max(TM) rM200 Camera System combines portability and versatility to provide plumbing professionals with an easy-to-use solution for inspecting longer and tighter lines up to 200' in length and 1-½" to 6" in diameter.

The next generation inspection system in the SeeSnake line, it offers an efficient way to handle the most demanding jobs. Features include improved reel mechanics for easier passage through tight turns, an ultra-compact camera capable of providing optimal lighting through narrow spaces and an upgraded cable (200'), which provides greater abrasion resistance and allows users to push further with less effort.

The inspection system also comes with a built-in docking system for attaching upcoming viewing monitors and is compatible with the RIDGID SeeSnake CS10 and CS1000 digital recording monitors.

Additionally, the product comes equipped with an integrated transport system to make it easily portable on a job. Users can either carry the reel or use an optional wheel system to meet their jobsite needs.

"The rM200 is a convenient, easy-to-use product that provides a nice option for professional plumbers who need to inspect longer and tighter lines," said Josh Sooy, Senior Product Manager of Underground Technologies for RIDGID. "It's ideal for covering a wide range of applications with the added bonus of a transport system and improved design that make the entire job easier."

Agency Contact: Laura Pierce - 216.589.1175 - Corporate Contact: Rachel Gilmore - 440.329.4422 -

About RIDGID® RIDGID®, a leading manufacturer of innovative tools and equipment for the professional trades, markets its products in more than 140 countries. The company's broad offering of more than 300 types of tools, including RIDGIDConnect(TM), an online business tool, serves the rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. RIDGID is part of Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions, a business of Emerson, which brings technology and engineering together to design and produce some of the highest-quality tools and equipment in the world. From wet/dry vacs to the industry's best-selling pipe diagnostic system, key brands include RIDGID®, KNAACK®, PROTEAM® and WEATHER GUARD®.

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For additional information about the RIDGID SeeSnake Max rM200 Camera System, please visit, call toll free: 1-800-769-7743, or contact RIDGID, 400 Clark St., Elyria, Ohio 44035 U.S.A.