Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the wireless transmission distance for the WIC-1™?
A: The wireless transmission distance for the WIC-1™ is pprox. 30 feet.

Q: What is the bend radius of the shaft of the WIC-1™?
A: The bend radius of the shaft of the WIC-1™ is 60mm (2.36").

Q: Are the WIC-1™ and WIC-100™ intrinsically safe (e.g. Safe to use with gasoline, oil, natural gas, etc)?
A: No. The WIC-1™ and WIC-100™ have not been tested for intrinsic safety and are not recommended for used in these applications as they may cause a fire in these situations.

Q: Is the WIC-1™ UL & CSA Approved/Certified?
A: Yes. The Power Adaptor of the WIC-1™ is UL & CSA Approved and UL Certified. This is the only part of the WIC-1™ that UL & CSA apply.

Q: Are the WIC-1™ and WIC-100™ RoHS compliant?
A: Yes, The WIC-1™, WIC-100™ and ALL Accessories are RoHS Compliant.

Q: What is the battery life of the WIC-1™ wireless monitor when fully charged?
A: The battery life of the WIC-1™ wireless monitor when fully charged is approx. 5 hours.

Q: What is the battery life of the "AA" batteries used in the base of the WIC-1™?
A: The "AA" batteries used in the base of the WIC-1™ will last approx. 4 to 6 hrs. depending on the quality of the batteries used.

Q: Is the WIC-1™ capable of downloading to a computer?
A: No. The WIC-1™ only supports Video Output and does not have the ability to connect to a PC.

Q: Are the WIC-1™ shafts/extension shafts waterproof?
A: The WIC-1™ regular shaft is IP67 Standard for waterproof which means the camera head is waterproof up to 1 meter (3.28 ft.) in water for 30 minutes. The regular shaft is 1 meter in length, so if extension shafts are used they are not waterproof.

Q: What functions does the WIC-1™ "Image Orientation" button offer?
A: The "Image Orientation" button has 4 functions: Normal, Mirror, Mirror Upside-Down, and Normal Upside-Down.

Q: Is the WIC-1™ FCC Compliant?
A: Yes. The WIC-1™ complies with part 15 of FCC Rules (For more information see last page of instruction manual). The FCC stamp can be found on the Base and Monitor of the unit as well as the instruction manual and on our flyer.

Q: What is the recording frame-rate (fps) for the WIC-100™?
A: The WIC-100™ has 5 frame rate settings: 10fps, 15fps, 20fps, 25fps and 30fps. The default setting is 30fps.

Q: What happens when I push the Reset button on the LCD monitor for the WIC-100™?
A: Pressing the Reset button on the LCD monitor of the WIC-100™ will result in the monitor being returned to the original factory setting.

Q: Is the shaft of the WIC-1™ or WIC-100™ conductive?
A: No. The shaft surface is non-conductive.

Q: What is the "focal length" of the ECG® Wireless Inspection Cameras?
A: The focal length of a camera lens is the distance between the center of the lens when an in-focus image is formed of an object. The focal length of a lens establishes the field of view of the camera. The shorter the focal length is, the larger the field of view.

The focal lengths for the ECG® Wireless Inspection Cameras are as follows:

  • 20cm for the WIC-1™
  • 15cm for the WIC-100™
  • 1cm for the WIC-107 Waterproof Camera/Shaft