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Default inspection camera - for homeowner use

You can probably rig something up using this $ 29 camera:

You could ductape the camera and a small led flashlight to a stiff sewer
snake. It needs to be stiff so that you can push it along 50' of sewer pipe.
Any old TV will give you a good image.

I have a slab house and wanted to know where all the pipes under the slab
are running. For $ 250, a commercial company marked all the pipes. Then we
looked down the main sewer line (100') to make sure it was clear. The black
plastic pipe was clean as a whistle, after 25 years.

Interesting and educational. The wonders of science!

"Heathcliff" wrote in message
the recent thread on inspection cameras. I have different but
related question. I would like to be able to inspect my sewer line
out to the street - probably 50 feet or so total distance. I have
easy access to it via a cleanout plug. I don't really have any
problems with it right now in terms of clogs, but I am still curious
as to how good of a shape it's in. I am pretty sure it's cast iron
(the stack is) and 90+ years old. If there are incipient problems I'd
like to know so I can start saving up! I am thinking there ought to
be a reasonably cheap solution using a camera that hooks up to the
computer. After all a USB webcam that sits on top of your monitor
costs about $10. Can anyone recommend a product or a rigged-up
solution? I don't want to pay $$$ to a plumber or even an equipment
rental place. Yes, I am a cheap *******. -- H