vCam-5 Camera System

The vCam-5 Video Inspection Camera Systems


        The vCam-5 inspection system from Vivax-Metrotech gives you the flexibility to cover a range of inspections including indoor drain lines, municipal collection systems, residential plumbing, indoor commercial lines, and lateral lines from three inches up to eight inches in diameter.


        Our camera systems use the latest technology packaged in a rugged, lightweight, compact profile made specifically for the harsh conditions related to sewer lateral inspections. 



        All Vivax-Metrotech camera systems are backed up by a full one year warranty, on-site training and local support through our dealer network.




 Standard Reel




Mini Reel

Control Module












Control Module mounted on Type-CP Reel

  and MX Mini Reel


Control Module and

MX Mini Reel


Control Module mounted on

Type-CP Reel



vCam-5 Control Module
        The vCam-5 control module is designed and manufactured with the plumbing contractors' needs in mind. The latest technology in imaging and recording are packaged in a rugged ABS injection molded housing made specifically for harsh conditions.



The feature-packed control module includes:

  • Traceable pushrod    

  • 5 Watt 512Hz/640Hz Sonde

  • Eight inch daylight viewable LCD

  • Full QWERTY weatherproof keyboard

  • Easily rename files in the control module

  • Wi-Fi and RJ45 Ethernet computer interfaces

  • Three times digital zoom for up close-up viewing

  • AC/DC operation with rechargeable internal battery

  • Text writer with 20 pages of storage and multi-color text

  • RS232 socket for third party LACP software integration

  • Compatible with older vCam series reels (vCamModular)

  • Audio commenting through the internal or external microphone

  • Multi-color and position on screen display (distance, date and time)

  • One touch JPEG snapshots to HDD, SD card or USB thumb drives

  • One touch recording to the internal HDD, SD card or USB thumb drives







Use third party PACP observation software via the RS232 and composite video sockets 




        The cable reels from Vivax-Metrotech are made of stainless steel tubular construction for rugged day-to-day outdoor use. Two cable reels are available to give you a range of options for various jobs such as the ultra-portable Type-M2 Reel for tight confined space use, entering vents from rooftops or for long-run small diameter laterals with access points in basements. The 200' Type-CP reel which is the general day to day workhorse and the 400' Type-CP good for the municipal worker concerned with checking main lines from manhole to manhole. Both versions of the Type-CP Reel come standard with built in Sonde and Traceable Pushrod.



Type-CP Standard Reel

         The Type-CP reel is constructed of stainless steel tubing welded together and making use of gusseted plates in heavy stress areas to prevent the frame from bending. The control module can be mounted on top of the Type-CP reel or the reel can be used in a vertical position. A drip bag accessory is available to protect against water splatter and to catch any water or debris when working indoors. A conventional cable locator transmitter can be attached to the post of the reel to allow the entire length of pushrod to be located underground.
         Two user interchangeable camera heads fit this reel giving the user flexibility to handle lines from three to eight inches.

Pushrod length200 or 400 feet of 12mm diameter pushrod
TerminationHeavy-duty spring with field serviceable coiled cables and steel rope lanyards
Camera matchD34-C (1.3' dia.) and D46-C (1.8' dia.)
512 and 640Hz512 and 640Hz


Model D34-C and D46-CP Cameras for the Type-CP Reel


Target Range3" to 6"/75mm to 150mm pipes3" to 8"/75mm to 203mm pipes
Lighting90,000 mcd @ 0.5 LUX sensitivity180,000 mcd @ 0.05 LUX sensitivity
Field of View90 degrees90 degrees
MaterialStainless steel housing with Sapphire LensStainless steel housing with Sapphire Lens
Environmental10 BAR10 BAR
These camera models are covered by the "Camera Exchange Program".

MX Mini Reel 

The MX Mini Reel is constructed of a stainless-steel tubular frame with carbon fiber pushrod drum.  The MX Mini reels size allows it to be used in a more confined area and for special applications such as using on top of a roof through a roof vent. The smaller diameter pushrod used on the mini reel allows for inspection of smaller diameter lines from 1-½ to 4 inches. A drip bag accessory is available to protect against water splatter and to catch any water or debris when working indoors.
Pushrod length100 or 150 feet of 10mm diameter pushrod
TerminationScrew on/off camera terminations
Camera matchD18-MX (0.70" dia.) and D26-MX (1" dia.)
Sonde512 and 640Hz

Model D18-MX and D26-MX Cameras for the MX Reel


Dimensions0.70"/1.2" (18.6mm x 29.5mm)1"/2" (26mm x 55mm)
Lighting60,000 mcd @ 0.008 LUX sensitivity90,000 mcd @ 0.01 LUX sensitivity
Field of view55 degrees88.4 degrees
LevelingFixed PositionSelf-Leveling
MaterialStainless steel housing with Sapphire LensStainless steel housing with Sapphire Lens
These camera models are covered by our "Camera Exchange Program".