Introducing the New V3 HD Video Borescope

July 9, 2020

Gradient Lens Corporation has announced the launch of the much anticipated Hawkeye® V3 HD Video Borescope ( With it’s new Micro HD video camera, and custom-engineered image processor, the 4- and 6-mm Hawkeye V3’s deliver simply the best image quality of any borescope on the market today! Video footage, and still images, captured by the V3 appear crystal clear and with vibrant, lifelike colors.

Building on the popular Hawkeye V2 Video Borescope, which was launched in 2012, the new Hawkeye V3 HD incorporates significant technological advancements, and represents the next generation of video borescopes designed and manufactured by Gradient Lens Corporation. The V3 also incorporates a large, 5.5-inch HD, daylight readable, touchscreen display.

“We believe the V3 HD is the new worldwide standard in both image quality and superior construction and functionality,” said Dr. Douglas Kindred, President and Chief Scientist of Gradient Lens Corporation. “The V3 easily displays, captures, and transmits over WiFi, crystal clear High-Definition (HD) video and still images, and does so using a sleek, ergonomic design, superior construction, and intuitive user interface.”

The Hawkeye V3 HD is expected to be a valuable tool for numerous manufacturing quality control applications . . . in the QC Lab and on the shop floor. Like it’s predecessor, the V3 will also be an essential tool for casting manufacturers. Using the fully-portable, 4-way articulating Hawkeye V3 HD, inspectors of even the most complex castings will quickly and easily see voids, flash, surface finish irregularities, and numerous other defects that could seriously affect the quality of mission-critical parts.

The Hawkeye V3’s are available in lengths of 1.5 and 3.0 meters. Interchangeable 90-degree and close-focus optical tips are optional. The smooth servo-driven articulation range is +/- 180 degrees. The V3 can operate continuously for 5 hours without the need for recharging. The V3 contains an integrated, high-efficiency Micro LED light source. Hawkeye V3 prices start at $10,995.