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Timbuck
02-27-2016, 02:19 AM
Recordable Camera inspection kit
How about this for looking inside the ukes ? not too expensive either.
and you can also use it for inspecting inside your pockets to see how much change you have before ordering another round of drinks.
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc143/shiregreenbod/camera%20kit_zpsrkastcqk.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/shiregreenbod/media/camera%20kit_zpsrkastcqk.jpg.html)

Pete Howlett
02-27-2016, 03:13 AM
Where from Ken?

Croaky Keith
02-27-2016, 03:27 AM
That certainly looks like this one, I think it expensive unless you're going to be using it a lot.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/INSPECTION-CAMERA-RECORDABLE-Tools-Inspection/dp/B00T68SLJO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1456583110&sr=8-1&keywords=Recordable+Camera+inspection+kit

Timbuck
02-27-2016, 03:32 AM
from this supplier it's 54.98 ex VAT http://cpc.farnell.com/

Croaky Keith
02-27-2016, 04:34 AM
Ah...... now at that price yes, it could be useful & fun. :)

Beau Hannam Ukuleles
02-27-2016, 04:47 AM
Proctologists sell these 2nd hand alot.

TjW
02-27-2016, 05:39 AM
If you already have a smartphone or laptop to use as a display, there seem to be quite a few people selling inexpensive versions of this.
Google "USB endoscope". Most of those have 5M of cable, so you could use them for very big ukuleles.

lauburu
02-27-2016, 08:20 AM
I've been using something like this for a couple of years. http://cpc.farnell.com/trust/16429/webcam-spotlight-trust/dp/CS18688
Needs a laptop/PC but it's the same resolution, a larger screen and considerably cheaper
Miguel

Titchtheclown
02-27-2016, 09:21 AM
If you already have a smartphone or laptop to use as a display, there seem to be quite a few people selling inexpensive versions of this.
Google "USB endoscope". Most of those have 5M of cable, so you could use them for very big ukuleles.

At the risk of sounding pedantic these are borescopes. Endoscopes, even second hand ones, are much more expensive.
Mine has a 10 m cable because i needed that to find leaks in the pool piping. Plumbers here charge $300 upwards for pipe inspection videos so it is a very worthwhile investment. Do a bit of research first. I just went for one with a high resolution camera and lights.

Timbuck
02-27-2016, 10:45 AM
When these first came out about 40 years ago , I was an Engineering Inspector for a US company based in the UK called Foster Wheelers...they bought one of these fiber optic intrascope/endoscopes and from what I remember it was very expensive, they were first used in Hostpitals ..to get some revenue from the purchase they rented it out to other sources and I was the man who took it to various companies in the North of England and stood guard over it while they used it to study the innards of all sorts of stuff..The first job I took it to was at the Shipyards at Wallsend on the river Tyne where they were building Oil Rigs where a welder had been welding away above a steam turbine that had an inspection cover removed, as result a load of welding slag had dropped into the turbine...The amount of slag in the turbine blades area was so bad that it had to be dismantled, cleaned and rebuilt...it I weren't for the endoscope it would have proberbly siezed up or exploded.;) here is a pic of it I found, the thick cable connected to a high power light box ..and the knob on top controlled the end so it could waggle about...the problem with it was that over time the fibers would break so you ended up with pixals missing on the viewer.
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc143/shiregreenbod/Flexibles_Endoskop_zps6lcbkhzz.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/shiregreenbod/media/Flexibles_Endoskop_zps6lcbkhzz.jpg.html)