Detect Hazards from a Safe Position


Predict Problems, Avoid Surprises, and Inspect Hard-to-Reach Areas

We get it. You want to run a thorough inspection but some places are just too tight—or too hazardous—to get to with a standard handheld thermal camera. But now, with a FLIR VS290 Thermal Videoscope Kit, maintenance inspectors can see deep into motors and see the source of mechanical or electrical failures. Utilities inspectors can look down into an underground vault, avoiding hazards like energized cables and water intrusion, to search for thermal signs of potential faults. Building inspectors can search tight crawlspaces for signs of moisture, missing insulation, or invading pests. Adding a thermal videoscope to your tool kit can be a huge step towards improving safety, speeding inspection rates, and improving your peace of mind.


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See into dark, cramped spaces with slim, 19 mm head and bright work light

The FLIR VS290-33 Thermal MSX® Videoscope Kit

This industrial videoscope houses a 160 × 120 thermal camera, a 2 MP visible camera, and a work light in the rounded 19 mm tip to provide FLIR MSX imagery in the darkest spaces. The 2 meter (6.5 foot) probe can reach far into areas you normally couldn't inspect, allowing you to assess potential issues accurately and safely.


The FLIR VS290-32 Thermal MSX® Videoscope Kit

This industrial videoscope is designed to help professionals like you find hidden dangers in difficult-to-access locations like underground electrical distribution vaults while staying topside—or in some cases, without even removing the manhole cover. With a 2 meter (6.5 foot) probe equipped with both visual and thermal cameras and a built-in LED light, you'll be able to inspect areas that are dangerous, dark, or hard to reach, improving productivity and reducing diagnostic time.


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View thermal findings clearly on the 3.5-inch color display


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Search for infestations, check for missing insulation, or locate wiring and plumbing within walls

The FLIR VS290-21 Thermal Videoscope Kit

Perfect for construction, facilities maintenance, or mechanical inspections, the VS290-21 thermal videoscope features a 1-meter probe with a 160 × 120 resolution thermal camera in the rounded 19 mm tip. This videoscope tip is slim enough to reach inside walls, within motors, or anywhere with a tight fit.

Underground Vault Inspections

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Start Safely

The VS290-32 and VS290-33 feature both a thermal and visual camera for FLIR MSX-enhanced images, enabling users to catch hot spots before a failure occurs to maintain uptime.

Stay Above Ground

A VS290 videoscope allows you to inspect an underground electrical vaults while it's energized to accurately assess the temperatures of splices and connections. This makes it easier to identify any potential safety hazard or risks of imminent failure in the power distribution network.

Inspect Through the Manhole coveR, IF YOU CAN

The narrow, field-replaceable camera probe provided in the VS290-32 kit is designed to slip through rectangular openings in manhole covers, for the safest, most efficient inspections.


Analyze, Edit, and Report Your Findings

VS290 Videoscope Kits are compatible with FLIR Thermal Studio Suite software for fast analysis, image editing, and report generation. With FLIR Thermal Studio, you can document and share inspection results and include before-and-after imagery to demonstrate the problem has been resolved. 

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Field-Replaceable Camera Probe

Swap out camera probes or share one probe between videoscope display modules thanks to the VS290's easily-maneuverable, screw-lock probe connector.

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