FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Algood, TN., 17 September 2015 –Research Electronics International (REI) is pleased to release a new video pole camera – the VPC 2.0 – for investigating areas above drop ceilings, behind immovable objects, around corners or other difficult to reach areas, especially in dark environments.
The VPC 2.0 includes a completely new camera head design with motorized >60° tilt. The basic unit comes with a color camera head, or a black and white camera head for covert or tactical IR applications. Camera heads are interchangeable and an optional second camera head is available. Brightness controlled LEDs illuminate dark viewing areas (white LEDs on the color head; IR LEDs on the black and white head.
A new 8 in (20.3 cm) tiltable LCD color display can record 600×480 video to micro SD card for playback or transport. Video can be recorded in 5, 10, 30, 60, or 120 second lengths and saved to 25fps MPEG file format. Image time-stamping provides reference for reporting and recall. Still images (720×480) can be saved as JPG files. In addition to the micro SD card slot, the VPC 2.0 includes video and audio out jacks for viewing and listening options.
The unit is powered by a single Li-Ion battery (two included) with a typical run time of 5 hours. The standard model charges batteries internally, typically within 3 hours.
The VPC 2.0 also comes in a Deluxe model that includes an additional 150 in (381 cm) extendable pole. The display is removable for attaching to either the short or long pole. The Deluxe model also includes a second camera head, and an external battery charger. The VPC 2.0 has a weatherproof body and comes in a durable hard shell plastic portable case.