Rugged Recording Video Inspection Camera/Borescope with 7 Inch Screen and High-Performance Probe

ITEM # DCS2000

Rugged Recording Video Inspection Camera/Borescope with 7 Inch Screen and High-Performance Probe

The #DCS2000 Rugged Recording Video Inspection Camera/Borescope with 7 Inch Screen and High-Performance Probe is General’s best-of-breed offering. It's ideal for professional close-up examinations of hard-to-see and hard-to-reach areas.


Best For:



  • 7 in. (178mm) diagonal LCD with HD (800 x 480 pixel) resolution
  • 1m (39 in.) long x 5.5mm (0.22 in.) diameter flexible-obedient P16181HP high-perfornance probe; probe is available in 2m and 3m lengths
  • Camera lighting by six LEDs—four facing forward and two at an angle—provides glare-free viewing in any environment
  • Light boost, anti-reflection and 90 frame rotation buttons on probe handle maximize visibility of any inspection target
  • Probe and stainless steel camera head are IP67 water, oil and dust-proof. Console is IP57 water, oil and dust-proof, and drop-proof from height of 1m (39 in.).
  • Records VGA resolution video clips (with voice annotation) and still images using familiar menu-driven user interface. Saved video and photo files incorporate real-time brightness and zoom adjustments made prior to recording or "on the fly" to optimize target clarity and detail.
  • Easy-to-navigate album-style (3 x 3 grid) display of all stored media files
  • Different areas of interest on saved photos can be selected for extreme close-up viewing
  • Field of view can be enlarged up to 5X, mirrored horizontally, or rotated 90°, 180° or 270°. Features can be applied alone or together to make targets easier to inspect and serial numbers easier to read.
  • 4GB SD memory card
  • Analog video out/headphone jack
  • USB cable for uploading media on the SD card to a PC without ejecting the card
  • 110° mirrored probe viewing tip
  • Console is compatible with longer and articulating VGA resolution probes from General
  • Adjustable Auto Power Off triggering time
  • Choice of 27 menu languages
  • Custom airtight hard plastic carrying case
  • Hand strap and tripod mount


  • Display: 7 in. (178mm) diagonal TFT color LCD
  • Display resolution: 800 x 480 pixels
  • Ingress protection: To water, oil & dust per IP55 standard
  • Impact resistance: Drop from height of 1m (39 in.)
  • Recording resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (VGA)
  • Video zoom options: 1.5X 2X, 5X
  • Frame rotation options: 90°, 180°, 270°
  • Interfaces: USB 2.0 and A/V jacks
  • Analog video out formats: NTSC and PAL
  • Recording nedium: Standard-size SD card of up to 32GB capacity (4GB card included)
  • Capacity of included 4GB SD card: Three hours of VGA resolution video consuming an average of 26 Mbytes/minute
  • Operating temperature: 14° to 140°F (-10° to 60°C)
  • Weight: 2.6 lb. (1.18kg)
  • Power source: Rechargeable Lithium-polymer battery or #AC3 Adaptor/Charger (included)
  • P16181HP PROBE:
  • Length/type/diameter: 1m (39in.)/flexible-obedient/5.5mm (0.22 in.)
  • Diameter of camera head with thread protector installed: 6mm (0.23 in.)
  • Probe/camera head ingress protection: From water/oil/dust per IP67 standard
  • Camera resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (VGA)
  • Camera depth of field: 0.25 to 12 in. (6.4 to 300mm)
  • Camera field of view: 60°
  • Camera lighting: Six LEDs—four forward-facing + two at an angle


  • Console
  • #P16181HP high-performance probe
  • 110° mirrored probe viewing tip
  • 4GB SD memory card
  • USB cable
  • #AC3 AC Adaptor/Charger
  • Airtight hard plastic carrying case
  • Hand strap
  • 1-year limited warranty


  • 9.45 x 6.06 x 1.85 in. (240 x 154 x 47mm)


Can the camera probes on the scopes be used in water, gasoline, or other types of liquids?

All of our camera probes are IP67 rated for water, oil, and dust.

Does General carry any scopes which can work with MAC computers?

The scopes we carry that can connect to a computer are only compatible with PC’s.

Are there any scopes which can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet?

Our DCiS (IBorescope) line of scopes have an app available so that it can be used with smartphones and tablets.

Which borescopes can be used underwater?

The models which are completely submergible in water are: DCS600A, DCS605, DCS660A, DCS665, DCS665ART.

Are any of the borescopes intrinsically safe?

We do not carry any intrinsically safe scopes.

What is the longest probe that General carries?

The longest probe available is the P161830SM-M which is 30 meters long with a 5.5mm diameter. It can be used with several models such as the DCS16HP and DCS18HP.

What is the slimmest probe diameter that General carries?

There is a 3.9mm probe available for most of our high-end scopes such as: DCS800, DCS1100, DCS1600HP, DCS1800HP, DCS2000.

Which scope(s) would be ideal for use in pitch black (or similar) conditions?

The following models have light boost and anti-reflection functions for use in extremely dark conditions: DCS1700, DCS1600HP, DCS1600HPART, DCS1800HP, DCS1800HPART.

What is the most compact scope available?

The DCS950 (Palmscope) is a little larger than a cellphone with a 2ft long, 0.35in diameter probe, and comes with a nylon pouch with a belt clip.