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REED R8500 Recordable 9mm Video Inspection Camera

Model: R8500

REED R8500 Recordable 9mm Video Inspection Camera-

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9mm camera diameter and 2.5" color TFT LCD monitor. Saves high resolution images and records video.

REED R8500 Offers

This high resolution video inspection camera features a 39" (1m) gooseneck cable with 9mm 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 2.5" color LCD monitor
  • 9mm waterproof (IP67) camera head
  • Gooseneck cable retains configured shape
  • Cable expandable up to 30 ft. (~9m) with extensions (optional)
  • Four high visibility LED lights provide illumination in dimly lit environments
  • Expandable memory up to 32Gb (SD card sold separately)
  • 180° mirror rotation function
  • Low battery indicator and auto shut off

REED R8500 Specifications

Lens Sensor Resolution 640 x 480
Camera Diameter 0.35" (9mm)
Short Distance Focus 1.18 to 2.36" (3 to 6cm)
Depth of Field 10mm to infinity
Viewing Angle 0 to 180°
General Specifications
Display 2.5" Color TFT LCD
Display Resolution 480 x 240
Frames per Second (FPS) 30
Standard Gooseneck/Cable Length 39" (1m)
Rotate Display Yes (180°)
Playback Photo (JPEG) and Video (AVI)
Digital Zoom 4x
Memory SD Card (up to 32Gb)
Time and Date Stamp Yes
Data Output USB / SD Card
LED Brightness Adjustment Yes (4 white LEDs)
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Power Supply 4 AA Batteries
Auto Power Off Yes (after 10 minutes)
On-Screen Supported Languages English, German, French, Spanish
Product Certifications CE, RoHS, IP67 (Camera Head)
Operating Temperature 14 to 122°F (-10 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature 14 to 113°F (-10 to 45°C)
Operating Humidity Range 15 to 85%
Dimensions 6 x 3 x 2" (152 x 76 x 51 mm)
Weight 12.7oz (359g)

What's included with the REED R8500

  • Video Borescope
  • 9mm Camera Head
  • Magnet, Hook and Mirror Attachments
  • Batteries
  • USB Cable
  • Hard Carrying Case

R8500 Video Inspection Camera

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

Click on a category to view a selection of compatible accessories with the REED R8500 Recordable 9mm Video Inspection Camera.

REED SD-MINI(8GB) Micro SD Memory Card, 8GB

Model: SD-MINI(8GB)

For use with the REED R2050, R2100, R2020 and R8500.

REED R8500-RCH 9mm Replacement Camera Head

Model: R8500-RCH

For use with R8500 Video Inspection Camera.

REED R8500-3.9MM 3.9mm Camera Head

Model: R8500-3.9MM

Small camera diameter allows for visual inspection of hard to reach areas. For use with R8500 Video Inspection Camera.

REED R8500-5M9MM 9mm Camera Head on 16.4' (5m) Cable

Model: R8500-5M9MM

For use with R8500 Video Inspection Camera.

REED R8500-20M 9.8mm Camera Head on 65.6' (20m) Cable Reel

Model: R8500-20M

For use with R8500 Video Inspection Camera.

REED R8500-ART 5.5mm Articulating Camera

Model: R8500-ART

For use with R8500 Video Inspection Camera.

REED R8500-3MEXT 9.8' (3m) Cable Extension

Model: R8500-3MEXT

For use with R8500 Video Inspection Camera.

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