Sonde Locating with a SeeSnake Inspection System

This article describes how to locate a point of interest in the pipe with the integrated sonde on a SeeSnake® camera reel.

The sonde is located in the spring and is assembled between the end of the push cable and the camera. The sonde transmits a locatable 512 Hz signal that can be detected by receivers such as the RIDGID® SeekTech® SR-20, SR-24, SR-60, NaviTrack® II, or Scout.


  1. Push the camera to the point of interest you want to locate.
  2.  On the SeeSnake monitor, press the sonde key to enable the sonde.
  3. Set the receiver to sonde mode, or 512 Hz.
  4. Locate the sonde.

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.

TruSense Image Capture Settings

Learn how to adjust the image capture settings on your SeeSnake CS65xr, CS6x Versa, CS12x, CS65x, CS6x, or CS6xPak monitors. Set the hue, brightness, contrast, and saturation of recorded media, and enable/disable automatic gain correction.

Video Playback

Learn how to play back recorded videos on SeeSnake CSx monitors.

Quick Access Menus

Learn how to use the Quick Access menus on SeeSnake CS65x, CS65xr, CS6x, CS6xPak, CS6x Versa and CS12x monitors for pipe inspections.

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