Extech BR200 Video Borescope/Wireless Inspection Camera Wins NECA Showstopper Award
(Waltham, MA, USA) November 20, 2009 -- Extech Instruments, (www.extech.com),
a subsidiary of FLIR Systems, Inc., announced today that its affordable and
versatile BR200 wireless inspection borescope camera has been awarded a 2009
NECA Showstopper Award. The award is given to exemplary products exhibited at
the 2009 NECA Show which was held on September 13-15, 2009 in Seattle, Washington.
The BR200 will be featured in the January 2010 issue of Electrical
Contractor magazine, the official
publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association (US).
About the Winning Product
Installation, inspection and diagnostic jobs often require access to hard-to-reach
or -see areas. Professionals from a wide range of industries are using Extech's
wireless video inspection borescope cameras to access tight spots with the added
capability to record 2 GB of video or capture JPEG images. The affordable BR200
and the related BR250 are invaluable for simplifying diagnostics and documenting
Extech's Award-Winning BR200 Video Borescope/Wireless
Unlike other video borescopes on the market, the BR200 expands its versatility
with a detachable 3.5" color display. Now, users can position the borescope
as needed to access a difficult location without losing sight of the display.
The monitor can be handheld and kept in direct view or affixed to any metallic
surface using its magnet mount). Alternatively, for inspection sites near hazardous
or moving components, take the wireless monitor and inspect conditions remotely
from over 30ft (10m) away.
The Extech BR200 simplifies inspections of hard-to-reach areas.
Customers are using the BR200 for a variety of jobs: inspecting wall cavities
for moisture, insect infestation, electrical wiring and water pipe location;
inspecting ducts and obscured areas behind motors and compressors; automotive
access around tight engine bays; safety and security inspections, weld inspections,
and industrial machinery inspections (gearboxes, molding machines, cylinder
BR200's palm-sized detachable monitor receives images wirelessly up to 30ft (10m) away
Captured video (960 x 240 AVI) and images (640 x 480 JPEG) can be viewed on
the unit's monitor, or transferred to a computer via the 2GB SD card or USB
cable (both included). Additionally, video can be fed to an external monitor
using the BR200's video-out jack.
The BR200 features a waterproof (IP67-rated) 17mm diameter camera with a 50°
viewing angle and adjustable LED lighting. (A 9mm diameter camera is available
on the BR250 model for narrower job requirements.) The camera is mounted to
a 39" (1m) flexible gooseneck cable which easily retains a fixed shape
and up to two optional extension cables can be added to extend the cable length
to 9ft 7in (2.92m)
The BR200 comes in a hard carrying case complete with extension attachment
tools (45° mirror, hook, and magnet), magnetic base stand, microSD memory
card and adaptor, USB and video cables, AC adaptor, rechargeable display battery
and 4 AA batteries. The suggested retail price for the BR200 is $299.99. Click
here to learn more about the BR200.
About Extech Instruments, a FLIR Company
Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, Extech Instruments is one of the largest suppliers of test and measurement equipment worldwide. Founded in 1971, Extech is known for its depth and breadth of products and its innovation in providing instruments with unique combinations of features that make them highly useful and very convenient. All Extech meters are distributed worldwide through leading representatives, distributors and OEMs. The company is ISO 9001 2000 certified and is a wholly owned subsidiary of FLIR Systems, Inc.
Global PR Manager
Extech Instruments, a FLIR Company