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Old 25-03-2019, 19:42   #16
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Re: Boreoscope / Inspection Camera... Recommendations?

For prop and underwater inspection I bought a Vanxse Underwater Fishing Camera
and paired it with a cigarette lighter plug and cheap automobile backup camera 7" video screen.
I can attach the cam to a boat hook with duct tape and see anything beneath the boat.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I also have a boroscope for in-boat inspection behind bulkheads, under the cabin sole, etc. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Both work well.
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Old 26-03-2019, 05:18   #17
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Just found the YPC (ANWA) unit here in the US. $15.73 for the 10m length. Comes in several different lengths. Focal length is an issue as the best resolution is from about 6" away.

YPC110 8MM Endoscope Inspection Camera 1200P Semi Rigid Hard Tube Endoscope Wifi Borescope Snake Video Camera For Iphone on GeekDigger.com
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Just found the YPC (ANWA) unit here in the US. $15.73 for the 10m length. Comes in several different lengths. Focal length is an issue as the best resolution is from about 6" away.

YPC110 8MM Endoscope Inspection Camera 1200P Semi Rigid Hard Tube Endoscope Wifi Borescope Snake Video Camera For Iphone on GeekDigger.com
Can't imagine why you'd want something (for close inspection) that long on a boat, unless you need it to look inside a spar.
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Re: Boreoscope / Inspection Camera... Recommendations?

May sound cheap, but ive got a usb LED micro camera, which has a 6mt wire. It cost 9 euros. I tape it to my boathook and i do all the inspection of the hull, and much more...ive had it for 3 years....
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Re: Boreoscope / Inspection Camera... Recommendations?

Thanks for all the feedback.

My takeaway from this is... don't get the Milwaukee 9' camera, get a cheaper USB camera that attaches to the phone and give that a try first.
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I have both a Dewalt inspection camera that I paid maybe $100 for years ago and an endoscope that transmits the picture to my iphone I bought for maybe $25 and the cheap endoscope beats the dewalt by a massive margin.

The endoscope is longer by 3x to 4x but more compact overall when stored, its much thinner and thus able to get into smaller holes and around corners easier, the picture quality is far superior, and the light is so much brighter.
Sounds good. I want one. Do you recall the brand, model or source?
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Sounds good. I want one. Do you recall the brand, model or source?
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=depstech+...nb_sb_ss_i_1_5
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Just bought one with 5m long cable, works great on both laptop and android phone. Have not used underwater yet, but for the price you cannot go wrong.
Go to TMart.com and search for this:

5M 6-LED 5.5mm Lens IP67 Waterproof 1.3MP Endoscope for Android
I ordered one. It was an unbeatable price ($13) and it was free shipping from China. Seems too good to be true, but I thought of giving it a shot based on your recommendation... I'll post when I receive it and test it...
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