Hawkeye Classic Hardy Borescopes

Hawkeye Classic Hardy Borescopes

Bigger, brighter and more rugged!

Hawkeye Classic Hardy Borescopes


Classic Hardy 0.250" (6.35 mm)

When access holes are large enough, Hawkeye Classic Hardy Borescopes bring much more light to the subject. Their rugged thick walled stainless steel tubes have an outside diameter of a quarter-inch.

Classic Hardys deliver 3x the illumination of the Classic Slim.

The Classic Hardy is ideal for inspecting castings, engine cylinders, internal welds and pipes.


Field-of-View 50°
Relay Optics endoGRINs Glass Relay Lenses
Magnification Borescopes are not a fixed magnification like microscopes
Mechanical / Construction:
Length 7", 12", 17" and 22"
Diameter Scope: 0.250" (6.35 mm), w/Mirror Tube: 0.313" (8.00 mm)
Lightpost ACMI configuration, Diameter 0.300"
Eyecup Standard DIN, 32 mm diameter, rotate to focus
Tube 304 Stainless Steel
All Machined Stainless Steel 303 Stainless Steel
Eyecup and Focusing Ring Aluminum, black anodized
Front Window AR coated optical Glass
Illumination Fiber Optical Glass
Relay Optics endoGRINs gradient index glass lenses
Temperature Range Official -4°F to 248°F / -20° to 120° C
Note 1 Hawkeye Rigid Borescopes can be made to operate up to 572°F / 300°C on a custom Basis. Contact your sales representative for details.
Note 2 These scopes were not designed to operate below 0°, however, several of our customers have successfully used the scopes in liquid Nitrogen at 77 degrees K.
Pressure All Hawkeye Borescopes we designed only for ambient pressure, however, we have several customers who have successfully used Hawkeye Borescopes at pressures up to 500 PSI and down to 10-6 Torr. As the scopes were not specifically designed for this, the operator does so at his own risk.
Chemical Resistance All Hawkeye Rigid Borescopes (tube only, not the eyepiece end) are water tight and resistant to most hydrocarbons; oils. gasoline, hydraulic fluid, jet fuel, etc. Exposure to acids and strong Alkali should be avoided, as it will attack the optical window.

Product Literature

Description Part # Saved Price Select Option Add to
7" Hardy Kit RV-HG-HH07-AF-KIT $995.00
12" Hardy Kit RV-HG-HH12-AF-KIT $1,045.00
17" Hardy Kit RV-HG-HH17-AF-KIT $1,095.00
22" Hardy Kit RV-HG-HH22-AF-KIT $1,595.00
7" Hardy SuperNova Kit RV-HG-HH07-AF-NVK $1,245.00
12" Hardy SuperNova Kit RV-HG-HH12-AF-NVK $1,295.00
17" Hardy SuperNova Kit RV-HG-HH17-AF-NVK $1,345.00
22" Hardy SuperNova Kit RV-HG-HH22-AF-NVK $1,845.00
7" Hardy Borescope RV-HG-HH07-AF $845.00
12" Hardy Borescope RV-HG-HH12-AF $895.00
17" Hardy Borescope RV-HG-HH17-AF $945.00
22" Hardy Borescope RV-HG-HH22-AF $1,195.00
7" Hardy Mirror Tube RV-HG-MTH07-HARDY $145.00
12" Hardy Mirror Tube RV-HG-MTH12-HARDY $155.00
17" Hardy Mirror Tube RV-HG-MTH17-HARDY $165.00
22" Hardy Mirror Tube RV-HG-MTH22-HARDY $205.00
Hawkeye Angled Eyepiece RV-HG-AE-9003 $275.00
Carrying Case for up to 17" Borescopes RV-HG-HCC $145.00