Removing the Camera from a SeeSnake Camera Reel

Read this article to learn how to remove the camera from a RIDGID® SeeSnake® camera reel.


  1. Snap the included spanner wrench onto the spring, just behind the camera.
Snapping the spanner wrench onto the spring
  1. Align the notch inside the spanner wrench with the end of the spring coil.
Aligning the spanner wrench with the spring coil
  1. Unscrew the spring from the camera.
Unscrewing the spring from the camera
  1. Unscrew the locking sleeve from the camera.
Unscrewing the locking sleeve
  1. Pull the camera straight out of the sonde’s socket. To avoid damaging the camera’s connector pins, do not bend or twist while pulling the camera out of the connector.
Pulling the camera out of the socket

How to View the SeeSnake Camera Reel Odometer

The odometer lets you know the total cable distance pushed over the life of the RIDGID SeeSnake camera reel. This article lets you know how to access the odometer with a SeeSnake monitor.

Clamshell Kickstand Instructions

Follow these instructions to learn how to set up your kickstand for the RIDGID® SeeSnake® microDrain™, microReel™, and nanoReel™ systems.

RIDGID CA-350 Adapter Instructions

How to install the CA-350 Adapter for using the RIDGID micro CA-350 for the RIDGID SeeSnake microReel, microDrain, or nanoReel systems.

SeeSnake Tips & Tricks

Watch this video to learn tips and tricks on getting the most out of your SeeSnake camera reel during a pipe inspection.

Adding Inspector Information

How to save default inspector information to a RIDGID SeeSnake inspection monitor so you can quickly add it to reports.

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