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Olympus Introduces New, Compact Video Inspection System

MELVILLE, NY—A new, remote visual inspection (RVI) system has been introduced by Olympus America Inc., Industrial Products Group. It is claimed to be the smallest and lightest complete RVI video system available today. According to Olympus, the highly compact unit is easily hand carried and is so lightweight that wheels are not needed on the carrying case. As a result, internal RI inspections can be easily and quickly performed in the field or in the shop. The ability to make bright, sharp video internal inspections in the field, without removing and disassembling the equipment under study means cost savings and less downtime.

The complete inspection system consists of and Olympus Series 6 Videoscope, an onboard computer a versatile CCU, internal floppy disk drive, a powerful light source, a six-inch diagonal LCD monitor. The monitor mounts on the videoscope handle or on a telescoping pole in the carrying case. Or it can be positioned remotely to suit the needs of the inspector. The new system features images that have the highest possible brightness and resolution. It is downwardly compatible with videoscopes that may presently be in the inspector's inventory.

For more information on L-VIS Systems and other remote visual inspection (RVI) instruments please call or write Olympus America Inc., Industrial Products Group, Two Corporate Center Drive, Melville, NY 11747. Telephone: 800-446-5260, FAX; 516-844-5620, http://www.olympus.com