How to use an inspection camera？
Author:Ivan|Editor:Eric|Time:Wednesday on Dec 13, 2017|Page View:
Today remote visual inspection camera is becoming more and more popular throughout the world. But sometimes technicians hesitate to use inspection camera because they are not sure if they need any special training or skills to work with a inspection camera. However inspections with such devices in the most of cases do not require any special knowledge or skills. There are some simple rules to follow.
First of all it is necessary to determine the length and diameter of snake camera. Then you have to choose between a rigid and a flexible snake camera. If you need further documentation, you would need an inspection camera with a special monitor hub and recording ability.
Optical inspection camera lets you see the defective place or part through an eyepiece. Insert the probe carefully through the inlet and switch on the light source, and you would immediately see the desired area. Handheld LED light sources are very convenient to use. In case of a inspection camera after turning on it is ready to inspect. If light intensity is too strong or too low, you can adjust it according to your needs. Press on recording button and your video will be recorded in AVI or other format onto an SD card. Keep in minds that insertion probes are rather fragile, therefore it is better to avoid excessive bending or forcing the snake camera.
The technology has been around for several years, as the plumbing industry will frequently make use of a pipe-inspection camera that tells them the condition of sewer pipes. You can imagine how useful pipe-inspection cameras can be as they save the tremendous expense of having to dig up and expose a sewer line.
A sewer-inspection camera is a really handy tool. As they are so specialized. A camera for pipe inspection typically is equipped so that it can take a video of the entire journey through the sewer pipe. What's more, many are equipped with measuring devices that allow you to pinpoint where damaged pipes are, their location indoors or outdoors and often the depth to the broken or damaged pipe.
This micro inspection camera can identify problems quickly with little mess. You just need to insert the camera in a small hole.
Now you can do your own digital-camera inspection with a handy tool that is equipped with a small camera head and a flexible cable. This camera inspection system is hand held, and it sports a full color display. Not only can it take digital photos of what the camera is looking at, but it can also take videos. I can't tell you the number of times a tool like this would have saved me enormous amounts of time when I was still building each day.
This tool is a great remote inspection camera. The flexible shaft gives you all sorts of options when trying to inspect something you just can't reach. The best part, in my opinion, is the imaging aspect. You can make copies of everything you see. You don't have to describe it verbally, as the photos and videos tell the tale.
These types of inspection cameras are especially useful when a clog is located underground or when an underground leak is suspected. Many types of plumbing problems can have multiple possible causes. But with pipeline inspection cameras, you can know for sure quickly exactly what type of problem you are dealing with.
For instance, even if you know that an underground pipe is leaking, it can be next to impossible to figure out exactly where the leak is. But to fix the leak you will have to unearth the damaged section of pipe and repair it. If you cannot pinpoint the leak precisely, you will be forced to unearth a large section of pipe. This takes a long time and causes unnecessary, although hopefully temporary damage to your yard as well.
However, if you can determine exactly where the leak is, you can dig up only the affected portion of pipe. This saves a lot of time and labor and it also means that you can limit the disruption the work causes in your yard. And the best way to find a leak like this is to use a pipeline inspection camera to get a look at the inside of the pipe before you ever begin digging.
You do not need to wait for an emergency situation to develop to make use of a pipeline inspection camera either. This technology is also extremely useful during annual drainage and sewer maintenance visits to help ensure that there are no unnoticed problems lurking below the surface. It is perfectly possible that one of your pipes is getting close to cracking but has not done so yet. The repairs can be a lot simpler if you catch this type of problem early, and that is exactly what a pipe inspection camera makes possible.
Pipeline inspection camera are also useful during maintenance visits because they allow technicians to determine which parts of your system need the most work. They can see where the larger buildups are and get the job done quicker overall than they could if they were operating blind.
The following is step about using our product Av7716i inspection camera:
Step 1 - Turn device on
Some inspection cameras have a single switch that turns on both the camera and monitor; others have separate switches for camera and monitor. The LED lights on the camera head will light up to show when the camera is in use.
Step 2 - Check image
Check that the camera is functioning properly and that a clear picture is coming through to the screen.
Step 3 - Set language
If this is the first time you have used your inspection camera, it might ask you to set the language. Simply choose your language of choice, using the control buttons.
Step 4 - Set date and time
Similarly, it may ask you to set the date and time. Choose the correct date and time and set it by, again, pressing the correct buttons. After this the picture on screen should show the camera's point of view.
Step 5 - Insert camera head
Insert the camera head into the area that you wish to inspect.
Step 6 - Navigate camera
Navigate the camera in the direction you wish it to go using the flexible cable. At this point, be sure to avoid any tight bends to prevent damaging the cable.
Step 7 - Inspect
Anything the camera 'sees' will be transmitted onto the monitor so you can observe where the camera is going and what it has come across.
Step 8 - Turn device off
Once you have finished your inspection and removed the camera head from the designated area, you can turn the device off by pressing the power switch. (If the camera has separate switches then both will need to be pressed to turn all parts off.)