Video Borescope for Remote Inspection
Dec 2011Titan Tool Supply Inc.Request Info
BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2011 — For on-site remote inspection, Titan Tool Supply Inc. has introduced two portable articulating video borescopes.
The instruments feature two-way articulation (+120°) with onboard stand-alone image processing and battery-powered operation. Model TTSVS.6-1 has a braided, stainless steel waterproof insertion tube measuring 1 m long and 5.7 mm in diameter, and it is resistant to oil, fuel and 3.5% concentrated saltwater.
Model TTSVS.6-3 is identical but with an insertion tube length of 3 m.
A high-resolution 3.5-in. LCD screen with 320 × 240-pixel resolution provides clear images. Four built-in LED lights with intensity control and automatic white balance enhance image quality, including on highly reflective surfaces. The units include 5× electronic zoom control and depth of field from 3 to 50 mm, with a 65° wide field of view. Operating temperature range is from −5 to 65 °C. Still image storage format is jpeg (720 × 625), and the video recording format is AVI (720 × 525).
The camera image sensor chip is made by Omnivision USA, and, for portable use, images and video can be captured on a supplied 1-GB SD card. The videoscopes also can be connected to a larger monitor through a supplied audio/video plug or to a computer through a supplied USB plug. Both models include a sturdy aluminum carrying case with foam-fitted lining.
Applications include power transformers, wind turbines and other power plant uses; security measures; casting dies; automotive and aviation maintenance; shipping and marine; water and wastewater treatment plants; locomotive and railway; heavy equipment maintenance; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; plumbing; manufacturing; and building inspection.