Snap-on focuses on digital image-capturing borescope

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Snap-on says its Digital Image Capturing Borescope (BK6000) allows technicians to diagnose problems more accurately and quickly, avoiding disassembly when not required, resulting in significant savings in time and effort.

According to the company, the borescope is suited for:

  • Inspecting cylinder bores and valves through the spark plug hole;
  • Examining for gear wear in differentials and manual transmissions;
  • Viewing inside door and body panels to check for malfunctions, defects and hidden damage;
  • Inspecting under the dash for electrical routing, HVAC actuator operation and radio code verification; and
  • Locating fluid leaks without a direct line of sight.
  • Snap-on says key features and benefits include the following:

  • Records and plays back still images and video clips;
  • 3.5-inch display that offers large viewing screen;
  • Quick-change connector that enables use of optional-length specialized purpose imagers;
  • Removable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack;
  • Ability to operate the unit while charging the battery;
  • Integrated stand and hangar for flexible positioning;
  • Easy-to-use multilanguage interface;
  • 2x digital zoom for increased viewing and recording flexibility;
  • Miniature USB connector for uploading images and video to a computer for viewing and e-mailing;
  • External SDHC card slot for using SD cards to save images and videos;
  • Control handle that disengages to allow greater maneuverability of imager; and
  • Audio input jack for recording comments with optional ear bud and microphone attachment.
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