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SnakeEye III Video Probe

SnakeEye III is a high resolution hand held remote video inspection system with integrated image storage capabilities. Lightweight, modular and portable, SnakeEye III “lets your eyes travel where you can’t.” Combining a CCD camera and TFT-LCD display technology along with image storage onto SD memory cards, SnakeEye delivers crystal-clear, full color video at a fraction of the price of current remote video inspection systems.

SnakeEye is modular in design so that it can be easily configured to inspect behind walls, inside ceilings, in and around pipes and machinery, under vehicles and aircraft, inside engine compartments, behind computer equipment, underneath automobile dashboards. The possible uses are endless. SnakeEye is ideal for quick, non-destructive, qualitative inspections in hard-to-reach places.

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Product Description

Let your eyes travel where you can’t !

SnakeEye III achieves its versatility with an interchangeable camera head that can be attached to a rigid wand, a ring finger attachment or extendible cables. SnakeEye comes equipped with a full range of accessories along with built in image storage on SD memory cards.

SnakeEye III is designed to function in harsh industrial and commercial environments and is constructed of high impact, heavy duty plastic that can withstand shock and vibration. SnakeEye resists water, dust, and dirt particles and can also be used where grease and non-solvent based chemicals are present.

Waterproof

Hand Held Display Unit

The SnakeEye III’s lightweight, compact display unit (less than 2 lbs.) houses a high resolution (640 x 480) full color 5″ TFT-LCD display and rechargeable battery pack. The display screen also has a built-in protective cover to protect it against knocks and extreme conditions.

Designed for easy one-handed operation, the display unit contains three color-coded push button controls: Power On/Off, Camera Head Light On/Off for operating in low light conditions, brightness adjustment to see better in bright light conditions and archiving menu buttons to view and manage the recorded images. Ports at the base of the display unit allow for additional plug-in capabilities: Video In/Out connects to a standard monitor, AC/DC adapter and 12 volt auto adapter allow for continuous non-battery power operation and USB2 which allows images to be downloaded directly to a PC or notebook.

Removable Camera Head

Removable Camera HeadSnakeEye is equipped with a high speed CCD color camera with built-in LED illumination that delivers clear images in low light conditions, constant image clarity with variable object distance and minimum image distortion. The camera head contains four white LED’s, which are controlled by the Camera Head Light button on the display unit. The water resistant camera head is 1″ in diameter and is ruggedized for optimum performance in harsh environmental conditions. When used in combination with the rigid wand, the camera head can be vertically articulated up to 90°.


Interchangeable Camera Head Adapters

SnakeEye incorporates a series of fully interchangeable camera head adapters to allow for multiple uses. A 4′ Superflex Cable connects the display unit to the rigid wand and the ring adapter.

Rigid Wand Adapter

Rigid Wand AdapterThe SnakeEye Rigid Wand Adapter is 18″ long and contains a SureGrip handle as well as a swivel feature that allows the user to vertically articulate the camera up to 90°. The rigid wand configuration is designed to insert the camera into hard to reach spaces such as overhead air ducts and behind walls.

Ring Adapter

Ring Adapter The SnakeEye Ring Adapter literally puts the camera on the user’s finger. The ring adapter is designed to provide finger tip control of the camera in hard to see but reachable spaces such as underneath automobile dashboards and any place your hand can reach but your vision is obstructed.

Extension Cable Adapters

Extension Cable Adapters SnakeEye extension cable adapters are comprised of heavy duty, plastic coated cable designed for use in harsh environments. These extension cables are available in multiple lengths and are suited for deep insertions such as chimney, pipe, and tank inspections


Power System

Power System SnakeEye comes equipped with a rechargeable Nickel-Metal Hydride battery pack and charger. The battery pack provides up to 2 hours of continuous operation. In addition to an On/Off control, SnakeEye™’s power management system contains a Brightness control that optimizes battery life, a Low Battery Indicator that alerts the user when 20% of the battery power is remaining, and an Auto Shut-Off feature when the battery voltage falls too low.

Carrying Case

Carrying Case

SnakeEye is packaged in a lightweight briefcase style Carrying Case (20″ x 16″ x 6″) for easy portability. Its rugged plastic composition is designed to withstand harsh treatment while protecting the unit.

Kit Contents

  • 12.7cm Color VGA LCD
  • LED Colour Camera Head
  • Rigid 48cm Wand
  • Finger Camera Adapter
  • 4 ft (1.2m) Cable
  • NiMH Batteries (2)
  • Battery Charger Cradle
  • AC Adapter
  • DC Auto Cigarette Adapter
  • Carrying Transport Case
  • SD Flash Card
  • IP 68 Waterproof Kit

Accessories

The following accessories are available to extend the range and utility of the SnakeEye remote video inspection system:

  • C-Mount camera
  • IR camera (1 lux @ F 1.8; 0 lux if IR LEDs on; with 25º field of view)
  • 3ft. (.96m) gooseneck adapter
  • 30ft (10m) and 100ft (30m) extension cables
  • EnergyBox™ extended life NiMH 10 hour wearable battery pack
  • Telescoping poles ( 2-4ft, 4 -7ft, 6-11ft, and 8-12ft)
  • Carbon composite adjustable telescopic, articulating pole 1.6m – 3.6m
  • 3 ft (1m) rigid articulating wand
  • Sun shield, Neck strap, spare NiMH battery pack (2)
  • SnakeEye™ weatherproof carry bag

Display Specifications

CCD Camera Specifications

Specialties

Automotive, Aviation, Building Inspection, Customs, Marine Engineering, Military, NDT, Pest Control, Police, Search & Rescue

Manufacturers

Aqua