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Actron Adds Video Inspection Scope in North America

- Offers bright viewing of limited access or poorly lit areas of vehicle

- Waterproof, 9mm camera allows for inspection of cylinders with access through spark plug holes

- All-in-one camera and LED light illuminates dark areas behind body panels, underneath dashboards and in wheel wells

WARREN, Mich., - Actron has added a Video Inspection Scope, P/N CP7669 to its catalog of DIY service tools, allowing remote viewing of hard-to-reach areas of a vehicle via a three foot flexible, waterproof tube and 2.4 inch LCD screen. The camera, which includes a high-intensity white LED light for dim locations, also includes magnet and hook attachments to retrieve dropped nuts and bolts or to move wires and cables for tough electrical jobs. The mirror attachment allows inspection of all angles within a cylinder as well as viewing fluid lines for leaks and to examine corrosion and wear on a vehicle.

“When vehicle owners can easily see what’s happening they can complete their diagnosis faster and get their vehicle back on the road,” said Jennifer Grabowski, Actron Product Manager. “A quick inspection is made easier and more thorough by offering access to braking and steering components and more, where visibility is normally limited.”

The new video inspection scope’s LCD screen allows for eight levels contrast for clear viewing of vehicle parts. Six levels of LED brightness provide optimum light control during inspection.

“Allowing the change in brightness and contrast will help users to identify issues quickly, and to make the right repair decision,” added Grabowski.

Accompanying Actron’s full line of DIY products, the scope can be used to diagnose misfire, acceleration and rough idle issues with Actron’s CP7827 and CP7828A com-pression testers when inspecting the inside of a cylinder and top of the piston inside the cylinder.

The Actron Video Inspection Scope and other Actron products can be found at most major automotive aftermarket retailers in North America.

About Actron:
Actron is a North American based major manufacturer and supplier of consumer vehicle electronic diagnostic equipment. In December 2012, Actron became a Bosch brand and was integrated into the Automotive Service Solutions Business Unit of the Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Business Division. For more information on Actron, visit www.Actron.com.

About Bosch:
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, its roughly 281,000 associates generated sales of 46.4 billion euros ($61.6 billion) in 2013*. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2013, Bosch applied for some 5,000 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.” Additional information on the global organization is available online at www.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, and http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.

*Due to a change in legal rules governing consolidation, 2013 figures can only be compared to a limited extent with 2012 figures. Exchange rate: 1 EUR = $1.32812 (or 16.96406 MXN or $1.36837 CAD).



Actron Adds Video Inspection Scope - April 2014

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