I'm wondering if anyone is using a borescope to look at how larger artifacts are mounted on walls etc? If so could they post information about the unit they are using? We need to return a large object to display and I would really like to be able to "see" behind the piece to ensure that the mount if firmly seated in the wall brackets. Please feel free to email me directly as well. Any information is much appreciated. Thanks, John
siue museum 4/18/18
I've not used a borescope to check the mounts (but it's a GREAT idea!) but I do have a borescope that I got from Harbor Freight, that is in expensive and would probably do what you need.
Thanks for the info. I actually have one very similar to the model in the link. We used it during the re-install of a heavy wall mounted sculpture.
It worked but was cumbersome, the focal length was very limited and the lights not quite bright enough or variable enough.
The image quality was also not up to current standards.
I guess I’m really looking for something higher end, wireless, Bluetooth or usb connected to a laptop, tablet or handheld monitor, something larger than 2”x2.5”, will take video and still images in high def if possible. As well, have a camera diameter of .5” or less on a flexible/articulated shaft.
You can easily find this equipment via a google search, but, I’d prefer to have opinions of people who have actually used or own the equipment before I suggest we spend our money on it.
All the best,