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|NDT.net Issue - 2008-11 - NEWS |
- The IV8000-2, an enhanced version of the base unit, also goes on sale -
On October 20, 2008, Olympus Corporation will simultaneously launch worldwide the IPLEX FX Internal Working Channel Scope IV8635X1 featuring new object retrieval tools, as one of the IPLEX FX series of industrial videoscopes. The IV8000-2 featuring additional functions to the IPLEX FX base unit will be also launched at the same time.
The IPLEX FX industrial videoscopes, which are fully dust-proof, rain-proof, drop-proof up to 1.2m, and have a compact body the same size as a small computer bag, are popular for performing non-destructive testing in harsh environments.
The scope unit IV8635X1 that will go on sale coming with new object retrieval tools attachable to the end of the scope. In addition to performing conventional tasks such as visual inspections and measurements, they increase the versatility of the scope unit, enabling the operator to retrieve foreign or fallen objects.
The base unit IV8000-2 is equipped with an outdoor-use, daylight-view LCD monitor, which can display clear images even under strong sunlight. The monitor expands the usability outdoors and complements the dust-proof and rain-proof ability of the IPLEX FX. The addition of ImageNotepad TM to the IV8000-2 also enables the operator to enter comments on recorded images for the efficient creation of reports that are an integral part of inspections.