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The XL Go+TM delivers increased probability of detection with new XpertSuiteTM features.
 

XL Go VideoProbeThe XL Go+™ Videoprobe® is still one of the most portable and versatile video borescopes on the market today and—with new XpertSuite™ features like enhanced steering responsiveness, improved probe light output, a sunlight readable LCD and optional external monitor—provides you with the best possible quality of defect information. With the XL Go+ you can make better decisions through better defect detection.

Offering a wide spectrum of features designed to make inspections easier, the XL Go+ VideoProbe system provides superior portability, image quality and ruggedness. It’s like having an extra set of eyes so you can quickly obtain the defect information you need.

Feel more confident about your inspections and the decisions you need to make.

 

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XpertSuite™ Improves Probability of Detection

XL Go+ has a host of new features designed to help increase the probability of detection. XpertSuite complements the Go's superior image quality to provide enhanced performance to assist in locating and measuring defects.

 

XpertVisionExternal Monitor

An optional battery-operated monitor supplements the XL Go+ system. The monitor easily connects to the Go and provides additional viewing by a second inspector or remote observation.

 

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XpertBright™ Readable LCDs

Both the XL Go+ and the XpertVision LCDs are designed for maximum readability in strong outdoor lighting, harsh factory lighting or snowy environments. XpertBright enables optimum viewing while enhancing image quality.

 

XpertSteer™ Probe Articulation

Coupled with Servomotor All-Way® articulation, XpertSteer offers quick, responsive steering. When you stop steering the probe stops moving - no more overshooting. A bump steering feature enables tight probe control. A small "bump" of the joystick moves the probe at a small increment for better defect visibility.

 

XpertLight™ Probe Illumination

Increased probe light output improves the image quality and the likelihood of a thorough inspection. The increase in light output also improves performance in larger area applications.

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Light output with XL Go

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60% increase light output with XL Go+

 

Portability Plus(+) Superior Image Quality

Whether you're climbing a 100 meter tower to inspect a wind turbine gearbox, crawling atop a refinery heat exchanger or creeping under a turbofan jet engine on a test stand, a portable video borescope is essential.

 

XL Go+ combines cordless operation with a host of features found in systems three times as large. Unlike other video borescopes, the XL Go+ has no bulky base unit, no backpacks, no tethered scopes or power cords to get in the way-ensuring unlimited inspection access and unprecedented ease of use.

 

XL Go+ doesn't sacrifice image quailty for portability. The XpertBright and XpertVision LCDs still provide superior image quality. In fact, the system's high-output white LED and crystal-clear VGA LCD's give inspectors the sharp, detailed images needed to ensure accurate inspections. An intuitive user interface makes it easy to save still images or record motion video to the internal flash memory or removable USB ThumbDrive.

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Superior XL Go+ Image Quality

  

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Guided Inspection Software 

Menu Directed Inspection® (MDI) 2.0 is a software tool that standardizes the inspection process in the NDT industry. An XLG3™ VideoProbe or XL Go™ VideoProbe® system operating MDI software helps guide inspectors through the inspection process, intelligently auto-generates a report, and organizes their inspection results saving time, improving quality and increasing productivity.

 Benefits

  • Decrease reporting time up to 70%
  • Increase speed and ease of sharing data
  • Image and video files automatically named and annotated
  • Create consistency and reduce errors with guided inspections
  • Eliminate post inspection reporting with “click-to-report”
  • Export data compatible with Rhythm® software—a powerful NDT data management platform for centralizing and sharing your inspection data

Military Rugged

 

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The XL Go+ VideoProbe system is constructed to withstand the rigors of the industrial workplace. Shock absorbing materials and seals are strategically incorporated to resist impact damage and to prevent dust and water intrusion.

 

To ensure top performance in a wide range of environmental conditions, XL Go+ has been subjected to a battery of performance tests.

> MIL-STD-810G
- Test Method 506.4 Rain and Blowing Rain - Watch Video
- Test Method 507.4 Humidity
- Test Method 509.4 Salt Fog
- Test Method 510.4 Sand and Dust - Watch Video
- Test Method 511.4 Explosive Atmosphere
- Test Method 514.5 Vibration - Watch Video
- Test Method 516.5 Shock - Watch Video 
- Test Method 521.2 Icing/Freezing Rain
> MIL-STD-461F (Above Deck)

Portability Packed with Features

StereoProbe®, ShadowProbe® and Comparison defect measurement

Servo motor All-Way® Probe articulation

Sealed housings for Dust and Water ingress protection to IP55

Integrated Temperature Warning system

Probe operates up to 100oC to gain access faster in hightemperature application where cooling time is needed

Patented Menu Directed Inspection (MDI) software automatically annotates saved images, intelligently names files and creates Microsoft Word® compatible inspection reports.

Tip Map aids inspectors in guiding the tip during inspection. A grid shows the tip direction and helps inspectors maintain orientation or better navigation.

4 GB Internal Flash memory

2 USB® 2.0 ports, VGA video out, headset/microphone port

Two- or four-hour Li-Ion battery

Full tip optic interchangeability with secure double threads

Custom shipping and storage case included with system

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Standard (left) and Optional (right) Carrying Cases 

 

Operating Environment

 

System Operating Temperature -20° to 46°C (-4° to 115°F)
LCD requires warm-up period below 0°C (32°F)
Tip Operating Temperature -25° to 100°C (-13° to 212°F)
Reduced articulation below 0°C (32°F)
Storage Temperature -25° to 60°C (-13° to 140°F
Relative Humidity 95% max, non condensing
Waterproof Insertion tube and tip to 1 bar (14.7 psig, 10.2 m of water, 33.5 ft water)
Hazardous Environments Not rated for use in hazardous environments

System

 

Case Dimensions
48.8 x 38.6 x 18.5 cm (19.2 x 15.2 x 7.3 in)
System Weight
In Case - 6.50 kg (14.30 lb)
Without Case - 1.73 kg (3.80 lb)
Power
7.2V, 5100 mAh or 10,200 mAh Battery Pack
AC: 90-264 VAC, 47-63 Hz, <1.2Arms @ 90 VAC
DC: 10.2V +5%/-3%,4.9 A
Construction
Polycarbonate housings with integrated Versalon™(JP) bumpers
Dimensions
9.53 x 13.34 x 34.29 cm (3.75 x 5.25 x 13.50 in)
LCD Monitor
Integrated transflective 9.40 cm (3.70 in) active matrix VGA color LCD with XpertBright, 640 x 480 resolution
Joystick Control 360° All-Way® Tip articulation, Menu access and navigation
Button Set Access user functions, measurement and digital functions
Audio Integrated 2.5mm headset/microphone jack
Internal Memory 4 GB Flash memory
Data I/O ports Two USB® 2.0 ports
VGA Video Out
Brightness Control Auto and Variable
Illumination Type White LED
Long Exposure Up to 12 seconds via auto and manual mode
White Balance Factory default or user defined
XpertVision (optional external monitor)

Weight: 1.12 kg (2.46 lb) with battery
LCD: 16.25 cm (6.4 in) diagonal active matrix VGA color LCD with XpertBright
Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels
Sunlight Readable: 1100 Cd/Msquared
Mounting: 75 x 75 mm (1/4-20) and vesa mount
Battery Run Time: 2 hours

 

 

 

 

Standards and Compliance

 

MIL-STD-810G United States Department of Defense Environment Tests Sections 506.4, 507.4, 509.4, 510.4, 511.4, 514.5, 516.5, 521.2
MIL-STD-461F United States Department of Defense Electromagnetic Interference RS103 and RE102 (Navy above deck)
European Equipment Classifications Group 1, Class A: EN61326-1
Standards Compliance UL, IEC, EN CSA-C22.2:61010-1, UN/DOT T1-T8

Available Probe Diameters

XL Go VideoProbe Diameter Chart

 

Camera (5.0 mm, 6.1 mm and 8.4 mm diameter Probes)

 

Image Sensor 1/6 inch Color SUPER HAD™ CCD camera
Pixel Count 440,000 pixels
Camera Housing Titanium

Camera (3.9 mm and 6.2 mm diameter Probes)

 

Image Sensor 1/10 inch Color SUPER HAD™ CCD camera
Pixel Count 290,000 pixels
Camera Housing Titanium

Software

 

Operating System Real-time, multitasking operating system
User Interface Simple drop-down menu-driven operation
Menu Navigation using articulation joystick
File Manager Embedded file manager software supporting:
File & Folder creation, naming, deleting
Store to internal Flash (C:) or USB® ThumbDrive®
Copy between USB and C:
Audio Data PC compatible (.aac) file format
Image Controls Invert, Zoom (5X digital)
Image Capture and Recall
Digital Zoom Continuous (5.0X)
Image Formats Bitmap (.BMP), JPEG (.JPG)
Video Format MPEG 4
Text Annotation Built-in full screen text overlay generator
Graphic Annotation User placement of arrows
Articulation Control “Steer & Stay” articulation lock/fine articulation
Tip “Home” return to neutral forward-tip orientation
User-selectable fine or coarse control
Software Updates Field updateable via USB ThumbDrive

Tip Articulation

 

Length
2.0 m, 3.0 m, 3.2 m, 4.5 m
6.0 m, 8.0 m, 9.6 m

 

 

 


Up/Down – 160° min, Left/Right – 160° min
Up/Down – 150° min, Left/Right – 150° min

Insertion Tube

 

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Measurement (Supported Features)

 

Features ShadowProbe StereoProbe Comparison
Length/Distance X X X
Depth X X
Point-to-Line X X X
Non-perpendicular Length X X
Area X X X
Multi-Segment Length X X X
Circle Gauge X
X
3x Zoom Windows X X X
Five Measurements per Image X X X

Languages

User selectable language for on-screen displays. Select Chinese*, Czech, English, French, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, German, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, or factory supplied custom language.

 

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Retrieval Tools

GE offers a complete line of external and internal retrieval tools to remove foreign objects from hard-to-remove areas-without requiring desassembly. These specialized tools can provide significant cost-savings by minimizing downtime and eliminating the need for additional equipment.

 

Internal Working Tools*

6.2 mm probe contains an internal working channel for the insertion of the following retrieval tools:

 

Small (4.0 mm) and Large (8.0 mm) Magnet

4.0mm-tools

4.0 mm or 8.0 mm magnet tool with 2.8 m (9.2 ft.) or 3.4 m (11.2 ft.) working length. Removes foreign objects or debris by magnetic force. Able to reach inside tight spaces to remove metal and other magnetic objects.

 

Small (1.4 mm) and Large (3.0 mm) Alligator  

1.4mm-tools

1.4 mm or 3.0 mm alligator tool 2.8 m  (9.2 ft.) or 3.4 m (11.2 ft.) working length. G. rabs foreign objects and debris with alligator-shaped jaws. Fits into confined areas and grabs onto awkwardly positioned objects. 

 

Hook/Comparitor (F100 Application) 

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Hook/comparitor cable with 2.8 m (9.2 ft.) or 3.4 m (11.2 ft.) working length. Hook grabs onto an F100 Power plant blade and pulls the XL Go+ insertion tube into the engine Comparitor measures the wear on blades in F100 applications. Required to perform F100 inspections.

 

Three-prong Gripper

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1.4 mm three-prong gripper tool with 2.8 m (9.2 ft.) or 3.4 m (11.2 ft.) working length. Enters into confined areas to close over foreign matter and take it out of the way. Intuitive design for easy removal of small objects in enclosed areas. 

 

Brush 

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3.5 mm brush tool with 2.8 m (9.2 ft.) or 3.4 m (11.2 ft.) working length. Cleans desired areas by rubbing over the surface. mall enough to enter into tight spaces for cleaning purposes. 

 

Snare 

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1.4 mm snare tool with 2.8 m (9.2 ft.) or 3.4 m (11.2 ft.) working length. Grabs onto foreign objects and debris and pulls it away, Specially shaped tool snares objects for effective retrieval and removal.

External Working Tools*

Quickly and easily clip external working tools onto small-diameter probes:

 

Large Alligator  

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Alligator tool with 7.8 m (25.6 ft.), 3.3 m (10.8 ft.) or 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Clamps down on items and retrieves small objects of any shape. Alligator “teeth” grab objects and get them out of  the way fast. 

 

Snare 

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4.0 mm snare tool with 7.8 m (25.6 ft.), 3.3 m (10.8 ft.) or 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Grabs onto foreign objects and debris and pulls it away. Specially shaped tool snares objects to effectively retrieve and remove. 

 

Three-prong Gripper 

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4.0 mm three-prong gripper tool with 7.8 m (25.6 ft.), 3.3 m (10.8 ft.) or 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Clasps onto debris caught in hard-to-reach areas and takes it away. Grips objects from three angles to easily grab foreign matter. 

 

Four-wire Basket  

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4.0 mm four-wire basket tool with 7.8 m (25.6 ft.), 3.3 m (10.8 ft.) or 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Enters small spaces and ?ts over objects to capture and pull away. Basket design allows you to entrap foreign matter and quickly remove it. 

 

Magnet  

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8.0 mm magnet tool with 7.8 m (25.6 ft.), 3.3 m (10.8 ft.) or 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Removes foreign objects or debris by magnetic force. Able to reach inside tight spaces to remove metal and other magnetic objects. 

 

Fork and Tine 

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6.0 mm fork and tine tool with 7.8 m (25.6 ft.), 3.3 m (10.8 ft.) or 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Inserts into small diameter openings for retrieval of objects in pipes or machinery. Forked shape allows for secure gripping to remove debris and foreign objects. 

 

Wire Cutter  

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8.0 mm cutter tool with 2.4 m (7.8 ft.) working length. Designed to cut 22 gage and smaller insulated wire. Gullitine style cutter allows for quick and clean wire cuts. 

 

External Attachment Kit  

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Internal working tool external attachment kit. Kit to allow attachment of internal working tools to XL Go+ diameters 3.9 mm, 5.0 mm, 6.1 mm and 8.4 mm externally. Allows user to utilize internal retrieval tools line with multiple VideoProbe diameters. 

 

*All above parts sold separately.

 

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Compressor Lane Inspection First Stage Turbine Inspection

 

Application Notes

Tube-side feed water heater (FWH) – Heat Exchanger Inspection

Failure in a new feed water heater (FWH) due to over-rolling of the tube into the tube sheet that caused both localized thinning and a stress riser at the tube OD/tube sheet interface.

 

Aero engine Inspection – 3-Shaft Engine 

Some engines are designed for easy visual inspections. However, in engines that have very restricted access severely limits the choice of suitable borescope equipment. Whether the inspection is performed with a videoprobe or a rigid borescope kit, equipment of the utmost portability and compactness is necessary.

 

Meter tube inspection on natural gas pipeline

The primary objective of this inspection is to determine that the straightening vanes are clear.  Fouled vanes can introduce turbulence into the flow, potentially reducing measurement accuracy.

 

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