Android Endoscope aka Broscope or whatever the names are, the function and cost is obvious from the name – cheap China stuff which looks like medical grade endoscopes, can be put inside holes or corners difficult to look with normal eyes, risky to use costly DSLR, mobile camera etc. What Features to Look to Buy a Good China Android Endoscope? Buying China thing never easy! Most of these devices has own external batteries, you must be careful about that part. Previously we talked about USB OTG and how to use mouse, keyboard with Android smartphone. These devices either support USB OTG or both OTG and Wi-Fi.
China Android Endoscope : What Features Makes One Better Than the Rest
So battery is one thing which determines value. Other most obvious is resolution of the camera. A camera with lower resolution unlikely to pick up good details. Of course, the models which supports both OTG and Wi-Fi are better.
Length of cable is another factor. Some has cables of just 3-5 feet, while the others has cables over 30 feet length.
Remaining are how much illumination the LEDs will do. Commonly these devices has LEDs to deliver enough illuminance. Size of camera is also a factor.
A semi-rigid cable can bend and remain rigid allowing you to manipulate you the angle or reach a height like stick. However, such will likely to damage if put inside some hole which can not withstand much force lie polythene tubes – they will act towards forcing a wire inside.
Many models has accessories like hook (often magnetized) to attack near end of the scope near camera to pick up something which is lost inside difficult to reach place.
The size of camera also determines many matters like how much thick or thin the endoscope will be. However, too smaller camera likely to suffer from difficulties of optics.
There are some brands which peoples are saying good (you can watch YouTube videos), like Depstech. Their product costs higher than just generic China stuffs but they have a website and accessories :
Another company is BlueFire :
Please note that NOT all of them supports Android 7.0 or above smartphones, such as Samsung Galaxy S8. Be careful.
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