REED R8500 Recordable Video Inspection Camera


SKU: R8500


REED R8500 Recordable Video Inspection Camera

R8500 Datasheet (PDF)

REED R8500 Offers

This high resolution video inspection camera features a 39″ (1m) gooseneck cable with 8mm camera. The R8500 is capable of saving images and recording video on an external memory card (sold separately). The R8500 includes a camera mountable magnet, hook and mirror to assist with specific applications.


  • Camera and video functions save high resolution images and video
  • Comfortable pistol grip design
  • High resolution 2.7″ color LCD monitor
  • 8mm waterproof (IP67) camera head
  • Gooseneck cable retains configured shape
  • Cable expandable up to 30ft. (~9m) with extensions (optional)
  • Six high visibility LED lights provide illumination in dimly lit environments
  • Expandable memory up to 32Gb (SD card sold separately)
  • Mirror rotation and Picture-in-Picture functions
  • Low battery indicator and auto shut off

REED R8500 Specifications

Lens Sensor Resolution 640 x 480
Camera Diameter 0.31″ (8mm)
Short Distance Focus 1.18 to 3.15″ (3 to 8cm)
Depth of Field 10mm to infinity
Viewing Angle 30mm to 80mm
General Specifications
Display 2.7″ Color TFT LCD
Display Resolution 320 x 240
LCD Brightness Adjustment Yes (12 levels)
Frames per Second (FPS) 30
Standard Gooseneck/Cable Length 39″ (1m)
Rotate Display Yes (180°)
Playback Photo (JPEG) and Video (AVI)
Digital Zoom 6x
Memory SD Card (up to 32Gb)
Picture-in-Picture Mode Yes
Time and Date Stamp Yes
Data Output USB / SD Card
Camera LEDs Yes (6 white LEDs)
Camera LED Brightness Adjustment Yes (12 levels)
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Power Supply 4 AA Batteries
Auto Power Off Yes (Adjustable 5, 10, 15, 20min)
Product Certifications CE, IP67
Operating Temperature -4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
Dimensions 9 x 3.5 x 1.7″ (230 x 90 x 42mm)
Weight 7.4oz (210g)


What’s included with the REED R8500

  • Video Borescope
  • 8mm Camera Head
  • Magnet, Hook and Mirror Attachments
  • Batteries
  • USB Cable
  • Hard Carrying Case

Ideal Applications for the REED R8500

  • Building and home inspection
  • Pest control
  • HVAC/R and refrigeration
  • Visual inspections of aircraft engines
  • Steam turbines
  • Automotive and truck engines
  • Manufacturing of machined or cast parts
  • Inspection of critical interior surfaces for burrs, surface finish or complete through-holes

Additional information

Dimensions 10 × 7 × 8 in

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